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The Buckner Fitness Center Pool is a 6 Lane, 25-yard indoor swimming pool with a hot tub.

Special Events

We host a variety of exciting special events throughout the year!
Intramural Swim Meets #1 & #2 (April & October), Intramural Inner Tube Water Polo (Feb-May), Tug-of-Oar Competition (March), 24 Hour Swim Challenge (Feb), Build-A-Boat Competition (July), and the Pumpkin Splash (Oct).

Pool Parties

Pool parties are available at the Buckner Fitness Center Pool on Saturdays from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Please call 907-384-1369 to reserve your date!

Tri-Something New

Our FREE triathlon training geared towards those looking to improve stroke & overall conditioning in the water. All skill levels are welcomed.

Swim Test:

The purpose of the swim test to determine ability and stamina by swimming 25 yards using front crawl or breast stroke, tread water for 1 minute and exit the pool without using a ladder. A swim test is required for youth ages 6-15.

Lifeguard Certification Program

Our courses are offered once per quarter. Upon successful completion of the 28 hour course students will be issued a 2 year American Red Cross certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED.

Active Duty Swim Lessons:

Offered to current Active Duty Service Members are free of charge. Classes are limited to 5 students. Pre-registration is required.

Master’s Swim Team:

The Master’s Swim team is a Free program open to authorized users of the facility who are ages 18 & older. Practices are held at the Fitness Pool on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 5:30 – 630 a.m. Those who are interested in joining can contact the Buckner Master’s Coach, Mimi Cook, at 907-696-0809.

Family Open Swim:

Family Open Swim is a recreational swim time is an opportunity for families to play together in an open pool setting. The use of fitness equipment is prohibited during open swim. Monday & Wednesday from 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Glide Fit:

Glide Fit is an aquatic-based stability program. Great for people looking to get a workout that is gentle, yet still high  intensity. A fun and challenging course that improves coordination, reflex responses, and stability. Classes are just $2 per session and offered Wednesday (5:30-6:30 p.m.), Friday (10 – 11 a.m.), and Saturday (9:30 -10:30 a.m. – must have 24/7 access) in the BFC Fitness Pool.

Open to ages 13+.

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