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Aquatic Facilities Grant

People swimming in an outdoor pool

About This Grant Program

The Aquatic Facilities grant program helps communities preserve and increase public access to public pools as our region grows and existing facilities become obsolete or reach capacity. This grant program funds activities related to the renovation or expansion of existing facilities, or construction of new aquatic facilities in King County.

  • $36 million in total funding 2020-2025
  • $12.4 million in available funding in 2023
  • Awards up to $5 million
  • Biennial application (Next Request for Applications in 2025)

Eligible Applicants

  • City or town
  • School District
  • Park District
  • Other public entities that own public aquatic facilities

Eligible Project Types

  • Acquisition
  • Feasibility Study
  • Planning and Design
  • Construction

Examples of Funded Projects

  • Renovations to the Enumclaw Aquatic Center to improve accessibility for more community members
  • Construction of a new public indoor aquatic center in North Bend designed to support a diverse range of programming for all ages and abilities in Snoqualmie Valley
  • Feasibility study for a North King County aquatic center to serve the Kenmore, Lake Forest Park, and Shoreline communities

View the full lists of funded projects (Select the Aquatic Facilities tabs)