Parents teaching tots to swim at Pullen Park Pool

Pullen Aquatic Center

Raleigh's premier competitive aquatic venue

Contact

 

919-996-6197

Tricia Severa, Facility Director
Ronnie Banks, Asst. Facility Dir.
Kirk Lanier, Asst. Facility Dir.
Chris Macon, Asst. Facility Dir.

Aquatics

Address

Pullen Aquatic Center
410 Ashe Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27606

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Hours

Hours may vary due to staffing. Please call before visiting for the most up-to-date hours.

Current Operating Hours

  Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Lap Swim Only Closed

5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

6 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Open Rec Swim Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
Teach Pool and Diving Boards Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed

Summer Operating Hours (June 12-September 5)

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Long Course Closed 5:30 to 8:30 a.m. 5:30 to 10 a.m. 5:30 to 8:30 a.m. 5:30 to 10 a.m. 5:30 to 8:30 a.m. 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Lap Swim Closed 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Open Rec Swim Closed 12:30 to 8 p.m. 12:30 to 8 p.m. 12:30 to 8 p.m. 12:30 to 8 p.m. 12:30 to 8 p.m. N/A
Teach Pool Closed 12:30 to 5 p.m. 12:30 to 5 p.m. 12:30 to 5 p.m. 12:30 to 5 p.m. 12:30 to 5 p.m. 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Diving Boards* Closed 12:30 to 5 p.m. 12:30 to 5 p.m. 12:30 to 5 p.m. 12:30 to 5 p.m. 12:30 to 5 p.m. N/A
*Diving boards closed until June 14.

Holiday Hours

  • May 31 - Opens at 10 a.m for Memorial Day
  • July 5 - Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • August 5 - Long Course Ends

Therapy Pool Availability and Rules

A group of parents and their tots listening to instructor inside the therapy pool at Pullen Park Aquatic Center

The warm water teaching pool is used for therapy, swimming lessons, recreational swimming, and other scheduled classes. For safety, recreational swimming is limited to non-swimmers under 4’6” tall and their guardian. Lap swimming and intense aerobic exercise (including swimming laps with face submerged) are not allowed in the teaching pool.

  • For safety purposes, recreational swimming can be limited to non-swimmers under four-feet five-inches tall and their guardian.
  • The teaching pool is closed to the general public during swimming lessons.
  • Please limit jumping from the pool deck to water over two feet deep.
  • Please stay off the divider wall.

Lap Lane Availability

Swimmer in lap pool with arm raised mid breastroke at Pullen Park

Lap lanes are available for exercise during certain times of the day. Contact 919-996-6197 for more information. 

Lap Swimming Rules and Etiquette

Diving Area Rules

girl in a low mid dive off a spring board at Pullen Park Pool
  • There should only be one person on the diving stand at all times.
  • Please dive from the end of the board only and straight out. Diving to the side is prohibited.
  • Swim immediately to the side after diving and exit the pool. Wait until the preceding diver swims clear before diving.
  • Please avoid "double bouncing" and running dives.
  • Swimmers under or hanging on the diving boards are prohibited.
  • A high dive board is for use by people who are taller than the third rung of the diving stand

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