Celebrate April Pool’s Day in Ballard this weekend

Seattle Parks and Recreation will join other public and private aquatic facilities throughout Washington to celebrate the 21st Annual April Pools Day this weekend. More than 25 facilities throughout the state are working together to help families prepare for a safe summer by hosting free events that offer water safety tips and activities. Locals of all ages are welcome […]

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Ballard Pool sloshes after Mexico earthquake

Water in the Ballard Pool apparently sloshed around about 15 minutes after last weekend’s 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Baja, according to MyNorthwest.com. “The pool operators, staff, and others witnessed the pool lower on one side, about six inches, and rise up about six inches on the other side and actually slosh over the edge of […]

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Leaky pipes extend pool closure

The Ballard pool will be closed for a few more weeks after crews discovered leaky pipes during maintenance. “The problem is being worked on, but unfortunately this will result in a 2-3 week delay,” the pool’s website states. The pool closed on October 17th for a month of maintenance and is now scheduled to re-open […]

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