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Mountain View Pool

The Mountain View Pool has served the residents of Port Townsend and Jefferson County, WA since it first opened in 1963. Explore the information below to learn about the current operation, use, and history of this essential community asset.

General Information

In August 2021, the City of Port Townsend and the Olympic Peninsula YMCA entered into an agreement that would transfer operations of the pool over to the YMCA. Visit the Olympic Peninsula YMCA MVP page to learn more about:

Aerobic Class in Pool
Aerobic Class in Pool

Public enthusiasm for a quality aquatic facility in Port Townsend dates back at least 75 years to 1936, when members of the Rotary Club and the Port Townsend City Council joined forces to build a community pool. The community has consistently voted for bonds and levies in support of a pool facility throughout the intervening years. Explore the links below to learn more about the facility and its use - past , present and future.

The Mountain View Pool was constructed as part of Mountain View Junior High and operated by the school district. It opened to the public as an outdoor pool on Saturday, August 31, 1963. Click the heading above to learn more MVP history.

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