Helene Madison Pool (Bitter Lake)

Winter Schedule 2024 January 7- March 23

Madison Pool will be closed on the following days:

MLK Day- 1/15, President's Day-2/19, All-City Staff Inservice-3/7

Planned Closures: Wed-1/31-4:00-8:00pm, Sat-2/17-12:00-4:00, Tue-3/5-4:00-8:00

Friday programs will be canceled for the month of March to support Fire Fighter Training.  

Program Date Time Details
Shallow Water Fitness Mon/Wed 11:10- 11:55am
Deep Water Fitness Tue/Thr/Fri 11:10-11:55am
  Wednesday 7:10-7:55pm New Program!
4- Lane Lap Swim


12:00-2:30pm A double lane is provided for leisure swimming.  Lap swimmers may be asked to move to the lap lanes.
Monday 7:00-8:00pm
Sunday 12:00-1:00pm
Sunday 3:00-4:00pm
  Saturday 12:00-1:30pm
3-Lane Lap Swim Tue/Thu 7:00-8:00pm
  Wednesday 7:00-8:00pm
  Sunday 11:00-12:00pm
2-Lane Lap Swim Saturday 1:30-2:30pm

Open, Medium and Fast Lane available during Coached Swim.

Adult/Senior Swim Mon/Wed 11:00-12:00pm
Adult Shallow Swim Tue/Thu/Fri 11:00-12:00pm
  Saturday 12:00-1:30pm
Recreation Swim w/3-Lane Lap Tue/Thr 7:00-8:00pm
Recreation Swim Saturday 2:30-4:00pm Full Pool, Diving boards are Open
  Sunday 2:00-3:00pm Full Pool, Diving boards are Open
Pool Playland Mon-Sat 1:30-2:30pm Shallow Pool Only
Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm Shallow Pool Only
Saturday 9:00-10:00am Shallow Pool Only
Sunday 11:00-12:00pm Shallow Pool Only
Sunday 3:00-4:00pm Shallow Pool Only
Masters Sunday 9:00-10:00am Workout provided every Sunday.  This is not a coached practice.
Coached Swim Saturday 1:30-2:30pm New Program! 2-Lanes provided


  • Teaching Pool
  • 1 M Diving Board
  • 3 M Diving Board
  • ADA Lift
  • Portable Access Stairs


Helene Madison Pool is a large aquatic facility in the northeast part of Seattle. The 25-yard lap pool plus shallow section and two diving boards offers a lot of opportunities to enjoy the water. Madison Pool is able to be multi-programed to support different aquatics needs at the same period of time. Madison Pool hosts many of our competitive events.

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AP Diaz, Superintendent
Mailing Address: 100 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA, 98109
Phone: (206) 684-4075
Fax: (206) 615-1813

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