Arne Hanna Aquatic Center maintenance closure

Bellingham's public pool closed three weeks in August

July 31, 2017 - by Amy Cloud, Communications and Outreach

​The City of Bellingham's Arne Hanna Aquatic Center is popular and well-used. It requires regular maintenance to ensure its facilities remain safe and functional for all users. This year, the aquatic center will be closed for cleaning and maintenance beginning Monday, Aug. 7 through Sunday, Aug. 27.  

Because of the closure, swim passes will be extended. The Aquatic Center's front desk, at 1114 Potter St. in Bellingham, will be staffed 8 a.m. to noon and 1-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Among the list of maintenance, repair and cleaning projects at the Arne Hanna Aquatic Center:

  • Deep clean pools and facility;
  • Replace sodium lights with LED bulbs;
  • Rebuild pool filter backwash valves;
  • Make safety improvements on main drain covers; and
  • Replace portions of the electrical and chemical feed systems.

For more information on the maintenance project, please contact Myron Carlson, title, Public Works – Operations at (360) 778-7830 or via For information about the Aquatic Center, including hours of operations, classes and services available, please contact Lori Jacobson, manager of the Arne Hanna Aquatic Center, at (360) 7787665 or via

Media Contact

​Myron Carlson, facilities manager
City of Bellingham Public Works
(360) 7830

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