Teton County Parks & Recreation

155 E Gill Ave, Jackson, WY 83001

  • Navin Mahabir   Jan 17, 2023

    Pool. Slide. Classes. Super kid friendly. Only issue is they're rather short staffed.

  • Travis Bacon   Nov 23, 2022

    The Rec Center used to be a great place for kids to enjoy the water. It is also important that, at a minimum, they get comfortable in the water. It may save their lives someday. It is inexplicable how one of the wealthiest counties in the U.S. can’t figure out how hire a full complement of Lifeguards. Some will say it is a complicated situation…to hire Lifeguards; either way, it is a failure and the kids are the ones losing out. There is lots to do there but the pool was the reason we went. 1 star

  • Liz Wilson   Jan 18, 2023

    Enjoyed this pool on a visit to town over the holidays. Friendly, helpful team/staff. Great facility,..had a Lane all to myself!

  • Cheryl Smith   Mar 22, 2023

    Terrible experience with the family swim. We showed up at 3:30 and were told that the family swim started at 4 and that the slides would be open. We paid and entered. As soon as we got in the pool area we were told the large slide would not open. We had 4 teenagers with us and they had no desire to swim in the baby pool that is 4 feet deep. Majority of the families wanted the larger slide open. We were told they were short staffed that they had to have one life guard per pool. There were 2 lifeguards on duty and two pools but instead of them both working the pools they took 30 min shifts while one sat in the office and the other watched the pool. They weren't short staffed but unwilling to both be standing at the pools at the same time. Kids and parents begged the lead guard, Simon to open the slide for even 15 minutes but he was unwilling. He claimed there had to be a back up guard (but he was gone out of site for over 30 mins and he didn't have a walkie-talkie) so if there had been an emergency, he wouldn't have even known. Even worse, I voiced my frustration to the front desk and told them that families at least deserved a heads up because we would not have paid and went inside if we had known. 2 minutes after I shared my concern a large family of 8 came in (mostly tall teens) and were again NOT TOLD that the big pool was closed. The lap pool was completely closed to swim team, the tube slide was closed, and the basketball court was being used by softball so the only thing available was a baby pool.

  • Alisa Crowley   Nov 04, 2022

    This is October, "shoulder season", so kids in school, relatively no tourists, just locals.  The Recreation center is under construction, which is understandable and workable - parking was fine. I visited multiple times over the week I was in Jackson Hole and felt like a child being told "you can't go there",  "that pool is off limits", "you have to have a reservation for this pool", "you have to pay extra for this pool". So here is the Recreation pool set up - Remember this is off season and no one was in the building - maximum people in the water that I saw was 5 in any given time frame - minus 1 small child swimming group that came in one morning on 1 day. You can use these and only these with your $7 entry fee. Wet Sauna Dry Sauna Jacuzzi pool NO pool use allowed for this entry fee Here are the other pools you can't use with your $7 entry fee. * Therapy pool - need reservation and can only do 1 hour, information which I was not told when paying for the entry fee and had to leave a couple of times due to this lack of information provided.  One of the days made a reservation for 2 hours for the next day at the front desk - all was well and good - UNTIL I was told half way through my 2 hour reservation that you were only allowed to make 1 hour reservations - AGAIN information that was not told to me EVER when making the reservation.  Yet again being made to feel like a child or that you were a bother to those who "knew the system", the locals. * Lap pool - this is an extra charge if you want to use this * Kiddie pool - was not used at any time during the week in the multiple hours I was there, morning and afternoon - yet I was kicked out of it when I walked into it, to sit in the water and read my book. * Slide/other pool - you aren't allowed to use this pool either, as I saw someone else asked to leave that pool, even though it had been empty for the week I was there. The Jackson Hole Recreation Center is not a very welcoming place for "tourists" or those of us who don't know all the "Unwritten Rules".  Not really a place I would plan to go back to as it's not very welcoming to the tourist people.  I just don't understand the "Unwritten rules" especially it being off season and there was literally no one in the pools.

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