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Renton’s Henry Moses Aquatic Center Opens Saturday, June 19

June 15, 2010

Timothy Williams, Recreation Director 42504306615
Terry Higashiyama, Community Services Administrator 425-430-6600
Preeti Shridhar, Communications Director 425-430-6569

RENTON - The Henry Moses Aquatic Center located at 1719 Maple Valley Highway will open for the season on Saturday, June 19.

The aquatic center features eye-catching, 26-foot high orange and blue water slides, as well as two separate pools, a 9,000-square-foot leisure pool and a 3,300-square-foot, six-lane lap pool. The leisure pool includes popular features such as a zero-depth entry, wave machine, water spray play area, lazy river, island lagoon, two water slides, a water play structure, toddler water area, and numerous spray features.  Leisure swim sessions are 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. seven days a week through September 6.

The facility also contains large sun and shade spaces, a bathhouse, and lockers. The Shark Bites Cafe, operated by Ivar’s Seafood Bar, offers a variety of beverages and snacks. A small selection of swimming accessories is available for purchase in the admissions area.

The center also boasts two party tents available for rent for groups of up to 25 people.  Private party rentals are also available for up to 500 guests on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Located in the northeast corner of Cedar River Park along Maple Valley Highway, the Aquatic Center provides opportunities for swim lessons and fitness and combines water play and fun to create a relaxing atmosphere, bringing together families and friends.

Session rates vary by age and residency. For more information on the aquatic center, rates and season pass information, party tent rentals or swim lessons, call 425-430-6780 or visit rentonwa.gov.