The Lake Forest High School Aquatic Center pool is approximately 40 yards long and 20 yards wide with a moveable bulkhead. The competitive (north end) of the pool has 8 lanes that can be switched from 25 meters to 25 yards, and two one-meter diving boards. The shallow pool area (south end) can accommodate up to 6 additional 20 yard lanes. The facility is handicapped accessible with a portable chair lift and shallow end stairs. The facility locker rooms and deck are also accessible for handicapped users and spectators.
The pool depth ranges
from 4 feet to 14 feet, and the pool holds approximately 450,000
gallons of water. The pool is heated with temperatures
ranging from 78 – 82 degrees fahrenheit. The PH
is maintained between 7.4 and 7.6, and the pool is disinfected
with chlorine tablets at a rate of 1.0 – 1.5 ppm.
The pool is used before and
after school for high school athletics and during school for
Physical Education and Science classes. In the early morning
and late evening hours and on weekends we provide the community
with space for lap swimming and family swim times.
The pool can be rented and has been utilized in the
past for Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, birthday parties, girl and boy scout
badge work and family reunions.
The Community Education Swim
Program of LFHS also runs numerous other opportunities for fun
and fitness in organized classes including:
- Evening Aquacize class
- A competitive age-group swim team – Scout Aquatics
- American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program for ages 6
months – 14
- Private swim lessons on a limited basis
- SCUBA and Snorkeling classes
- American Red Cross Lifeguard initial training and challenges
- American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification
- American Red Cross CPR & First Aid challenges and
For more information contact the Aquatic Center Manager