Parks & Recreation

Westside Natatorium

Closed Until Further Notice due to COVID-19.

Westside NatatoriumThe 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.

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. 

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)


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

Reserve the Natatorium

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.


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.

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.