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People's Community Center - Pool Improvements

About the Project

The City of Tacoma and Metro Parks Tacoma in cooperation with a Community Advisory Group have completed the construction of a new aquatic facility at People’s Community Center. The project provides a family oriented pool serving the needs of the Hilltop neighborhood and surrounding community.

Peoples PoolPeoples Pool

Pool Features

The project includes removal and replacement of the existing pool with a new indoor pool facility, locker room improvements and associated site improvements. Major components of this project include:
  • Three-lane lap pool
  • Passive swim area and bench
  • Indoor spray pad
  • Current Channel & Vortex
  • Lily pad walk
  • Basketball hoops 
  • Two party rooms
  • Two changing/restrooms
  • One additional restroom
Project Status
A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Thursday, May 7, 2015.
A Grand Opening Celebration was held on for Saturday, September 24, 2016.


Funding Source Amount
City of Tacoma
Metro Parks Tacoma
The taxpayers of Washington State through the Washington State Department of Commerce

The total funding for the project is $8,145,000.


Task Estimated Completion Date
Finalize Construction Contract
April 2015
Groundbreaking Ceremony
May 7, 2015
Begin Construction May 2015
Pool Grand Opening Celebration
September 24, 2016

Project Team

Name/Organization Role Contact Information
C.E. & C., Inc.

Fletcher Jenkins
Advisory Group
(253) 229-6948
Jeff Jenkins, City of Tacoma
Project Principal
(253) 591-5508
Josh Clarke, City of Tacoma
Project Manager
(253) 591-5395

Jeremy Wooley,

Metro Parks Tacoma

Project Manager
(253) 305-1031