Bob Korn Memorial Swimming Pool

The Bob Korn Memorial Swimming Pool is a city owned and operated recreational facility and is open all year-round and features a 25m indoor saltwater pool.

Bob Korn Memorial Swimming Pool

603 Railway Ave, Cordova, AK 99574

(907) 424-7200


Changes to opening hours – December 2021

Due to staffing shortages, we have to unfortunately limit opening hours during December.

In addition to being closed on Sundays, the pool will also be closed all day on Mondays and on Thursdays from 12 noon.  Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.  We are working hard to recruit additional staff.


Upcoming Closures

Saturday, December 4:  Due to staff illness

Mondays – all day

Thursdays –  from 12 noon

Christmas Eve – Friday, December 24. Closing 5pm.

Christmas Day – Saturday, December 25.  All day.

New Year’s Eve – Friday, December 31.  Pool may close early.  To be advised


Covid 19

  • Masks must be worn while moving about the building and in changing rooms. Your face covering must cover your nose and mouth. Masks are not required whilst you are actively using the swimming pool.
  • Please follow and obey any capacity limit and social distancing signage that is in place.
  • People who are exhibiting symptoms of any illness should stay home and refrain from using the pool.


No Lifeguards on Duty

Currently the pool has no Lifeguards on Duty and swimming is at the users own risk.  Children must be under adult supervision.

Thank you for your patience and understanding. We are working hard to rectify the situation.



Pool Hours - December 2021
Day Time
Monday Closed
Tuesday 8am – 8pm
Wednesday 8am – 8pm
Thursday 8am – 12noon
Friday 8am – 7pm
Saturday 12pm – 5pm
Sunday Closed


For the most up-to-date timetable please click here Swim Schedule December 2021

Admission Fees & Memberships

Daily Admission Fees

Adult (18 years+): $10 (May 1 – Aug 31); $5 (Sept 1 – Apr 30)
Youth (6 – 17 years): $3 (year-round)
Special (60+, military with ID, college students with ID; disabled): $3 (year-round)



Bob Korn Memorial Swimming Pool memberships can  purchased at the pool as a single facility or as a combo with Bidarki Recreation Center access.

Membership forms can be picked up at the front desk or downloaded.  Facility Membership Form September 2021


 Week  Adult: Summer: $30 (pool only) or $50 (combo)
   Adult: Winter $15 (pool only) or $25 (combo)
 Month  Adult: $55 (pool only) or $100 (combo)
   Family: $80 (pool only) or $150 (combo)
   Special: $30 (pool only) or $50 (combo)
 Season  Adult: $150 (pool only) or $250 (combo)
   Family: $300 (pool only) or $450 (combo)
 Annual  Adult: $225 (pool only) or $400 (combo)
   Family: $400 (pool only) or $600 (combo)
   Youth: $100 (pool only)




Pool User Code, Safety Rules and Conditions of Entry

Pool user code, safety rules and conditions of entry

These rules exist to ensure everyone enjoys their visit in safety and maintains the hygiene of our water.  We also expect our customers to behave in a safe and responsible manner to all staff and customers, and to treat the facility with care and respect.

  • There are NO Lifeguards on Duty at the swimming pool. Swimming is at your own risk.
  • Always follow the directions of our staff and any rules, warnings and instructions displayed on any safety signs and notices.
  • Please be considerate of other users. Any offensive, threatening, dangerous or illegal activities will not be tolerated.
  • All facilities are drug, alcohol, and smoke free.
  • Always wear clean swimwear. Our swimwear guidelines are below.
  • Changing clothes, including diapers, on deck is prohibited. Changing tables are available in the locker rooms for your convenience.
  • All swimmers are to shower before entering the swimming pool.
  • Do not swim if you are unwell or have had diarrhea in the last two weeks.
  • Swimmers are to keep off lane ropes.
  • Only US Coastguard approved Personal Floating Devices are permitted.
  • Always check the depth of water before entering the pool. Look for hazards such as deeper water, lane ropes, diving boards.
  • No flips or backwards dives from the edge of the pool.
  • No running, jumping, pushing, or fighting.
  • No long breath holding underwater.
  • Food, gum, and glass containers are prohibited. Plastic water bottles are permitted.
  • Never swim under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Photography and videography for any reason requires prior approval from the Director of Parks & Recreation.
  • Report any maintenance concerns to Parks & Recreation staff.
  • Customers who ignore the User Code, Safety Rules and Conditions of entry will be asked to leave.



Safety in and around the water is vital.  It is the parent/caregiver responsibility to keep their children safe. All children under the age of 14 must be accompanied to the pool by a responsible parent/caregiver over the age of 16.    If you are not able to meet with minimum children supervision ratio you will be denied entry to the facility.

For Children 0 – 5-year-olds and non-swimmers.
  • A parent or caregiver 16 years and older must be always in the water and within arm’s reach of the child.
  • Ratio: One adult to two children aged 5 years and under.

For 6 – 10-year-olds & weak swimmers.

  • Constant active supervision is required for children aged 6 – 10 years old and for those older children who are weak swimmers. Parents and caregivers must be prepared to enter the water with this age group and maintain constant visual contact.
  • Ratio: One adult to four children aged between 6 and 10 years

For 11 – 14-year-olds.

It is recommended that parents/caregivers regularly check on their child by physically going to where they are in or around the water.

Active supervision means always watching the child and being able to provide immediate help. The parent/caregiver must be close enough to:

  • see the child
  • be seen by the child
  • hear the child
  • be heard by the child


What to wear in the pool

Clothing that is acceptable:

  • Swimsuit, bikini or tankini (bikini with tank top)
  • Shorts ending above the knee
  • Rash shirts/vests
  • Swim diapers (children under 3 years old)
  • Swim briefs


Clothing that is unacceptable

  • Underwear of any kind
  • Street clothes
  • Cotton or denim clothing
  • Loose-fitting clothing


Diving Board

  • The diving board cannot be used unless a Lifeguard is on duty.
  • The diving board can be opened under the condition that no one is swimming in the lanes beneath the board.
  • Look before diving or jumping to make sure the diving area is clear.
  • Only one person is permitted on the board at a time.
  • No inward dives, always dive away from the board.
  • Only one bounce is allowed on the diving board.
  • Diver must swim directly to the pool ladder after completing dive.