Therapy Pool

The Therapy Pool at Seattle Children's Hospital provides aquatic therapy, water-play sessions and swim lessons for patients and community members. See pool hours and program updates.

The pool is heated to 93 degrees. It is 15 yards long, 2 to 5 feet deep and equipped with accessible lifts.

Services We Offer

  • Aquatic therapy for patients who are staying in the hospital (inpatients) and children seen in our clinics (outpatients)
  • Patient and Family Recreation Swim time for inpatients and outpatients as well as their families
    • Swimmers 8 years and under must have an adult in the water with them at all times.
  • One-on-one instruction for children who have special needs (adapted aquatics)
    • These sessions help children learn water safety skills and gain experience with locker rooms, pool decks and pool rules in a calm environment. These lessons are not covered by insurance and will have to be paid for out-of-pocket by the family. For more information about adapted swim lessons and to register, visit our Adapted Swim Lessons page.
  • Group swim lesson classes for children ages 6 months to 5 years old
  • Community recreation swim times for families in the community
    • This is a one-hour recreational swim time. Information and registration for our community recreation swim program is available by visiting Community Recreation Swim.

Watch a Video About the Therapy Pool