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The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department opened the Westside Natatorium, 650 Wallenberg Dr. to the public after three years of construction on April 7, 2018.

The $15.5 million dollar Natatorium was funded through the 2012 Quality of Life Bond Program. and features an Olympic sized swimming housed within a 35,000 square foot facility, which is designed and constructed to be certified LEED Silver. The facility provides a competition quality natatorium for the citizens of El Paso to enjoy and also has free wi-fi provided by Digital El Paso.

The Natatorium has a variety of classes offered such as Aqua Mats in which participants can actually exercise on the water on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Another popular form of exercise is Splash Ball on Monday and Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Water Aerobics also dots the calendar from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Monday and Wednesdays for $24 dollars per month or at the same time on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For the same fee.

There are two types of adult conditioning offered, as one is the Basics from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday and Wednesdays for $44 per month or the Masters Adult Conditioning Class from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays.

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A great time can be had by all at the Westside Natatorium as Pool Parties are a great place to for everyone to enjoy and have a great time. Reservations can be made for Saturdays and Sundays only at the times listed below for fifty (50) people or less. 

Saturdays  12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  $207  3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   $207
Sundays  1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  $207  4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.   $207



For more information on the Westside Natatorium call (915) 212-0458.


Having a 50-meter pool of this quality in El Paso will help our local swimming organizations better attract sectional, state  and high school swimming competitions while allowing for recreational swimming activities including water polo and fitness swimming.

This project is an integral component of the Parks and Recreation Department’s Aquatics Plan  and is just one of the City is taking to modernize aquatics facilities across the city to provide El Pasoans of all ages with water- based activities for recreation and health while improving their quality of life.

This project will definitely truly improve and transform the quality of life for our residents and the surrounding communities. 


Westside Natatorium Hours of Operation

Sunday  9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.  (except on pre-designated swim meets)
Monday through Friday  5:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.  (except on pre-designated swim meets)
Saturday  8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.  (except on pre-designated swim meets)


Westside Natatorium Fees

Children (0-17)  $2
Adults (18-59)  $3
Seniors (60 and over)  $2


Aquatics Recreation Swimming Guidelines

Individuals (Coaches, Participants, and Trainers) are not allowed to conduct any personal training, coaching or structure sessions by accepting any form of payment or tradeoff from any participant they assist at any City facility during Recreation Swim. Recreation Swim includes lap swimming.


Aquatics Pool Rules

Private groups shall not monopolize a particular area of the pool and thereby limit its use by other patrons except Parks and Recreation Aquatics scheduled classes, team activities, or rental groups are permitted. Private group uses are not permitted during a Recreation Swim period and must be scheduled as a private rental. Patrons are not allowed to provide instructional activity for private gain.


Construction on Westside Natatorium in January 10, 2018


State of the Art
Natatorium Scoreboard

750 Indoor
Seating Capacity


Westside Natatorium In all it’s Glory


Westside Natatorium and look at that Natural Light