Make a Splash with the Evergreen Park & Recreation District (EPRD)!

There are two pools: Buchanan Park Recreation Center (BPRC) and Wulf Recreation Center (WRC)

Due to COVID-19, access to pools is restricted.  

  • Lap swimming available: Patrons have the option of up to two people per lap lane from different households. You can have four per lane if you are from the same household.  All participants must be listed on the reservation prior to arrival and no drop-ins allowed. Reservations are required through Sign-Up Genius. 
  • Family Swim Time is available at BPRC. At BPRC, a family can rent the zero-depth and splashdown area for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Water features and the big green slide are available at certain times and days (there is a slightly higher fee). Reservations are required. Cost per family of six: $20/DR or $25/NDR.  Maximum of 6 members per family. If you have the water features and slide at BPRC, the cost is $31/DR or $39/NDR. Family must adhere to social distancing guidelines from other swimmers in the pool. There can be two-four families per time slot and there could be lap swimmers in the lap lanes. Requests for cancellation and a household credit must be made at least 24 hours before reservation date/time.
  • On Mondays, the two lap lanes at BPRC will be closed between 8:30-9:15 AM due to a water exercise class.  On Wednesdays, the two lap lanes at BPRC will be closed between 8:30-9:15 AM due to a water exercise class. 
  • On Tuesdays and Thursdays, WRC pool will be closed between 9:05-10:20 for Masters Swimming. 
Buchanan Park  Pool Hours (Temporary)
Monday through Friday 5:30 AM to 7 PM
Saturday 7 AM to 2 PM
Sunday Closed
Wulf Rec  Pool Hours (Temporary)
Monday through Friday 5:30 AM to 12:45 PM
Saturday  Closed

Sunday 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM

BPRC Features

  • 86 degree temperatures
  • Dry sauna (not currently available)
  • Hot tub (available starting April 26)
  • Two 25-yard lap lanes
  • Two story slide
  • UV water treatment
  • Vortex channel
  • Water features
  • Zero depth entry

WRC Features

  • 3 to 11 feet depth
  • 83 degree temperatures
  • Six 25-yard lap lanes with one-meter diving board
  • UV water treatment


Wulf Recreation Center pool uses a Spectrum Swim Lift II and special stairs for needed pool access.

Buchanan Park Recreation Center pool has zero depth entry, a water adapted wheelchair, hot tub lift and transfer wall.

Wibit and Log Roll- currently unavailable due to COVID-19

A pool toy (Rolling Log or Wibit) will be put in the WRC pool on Saturday between 1 to 4 PM or Sunday 11 AM to 2 PM upon request. Contact the front desk or Aquatics office.

  1. Pool Rules
  2. Rentals
  3. Schedules
  4. Scout Merit Badge Testing
  5. CPR/AED Class
  • State law requires all pool users to shower before entering the pool. Deck showers available at both locations.
  • Circle swimming is required when more than two swimmers are present in a lane
  • Children eight years and younger must be accompanied by an adult in the pool area and children under age six need adult supervision in the water
  • Children 13 years and younger may use the hot tub during family hours when accompanied by an adult
  • 14 years and older may use the sauna and hot tub
  • Water features normally operate after 11 a.m. seven days a week; however may be turned off during swim lessons or instructional classes