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The Art of Preventative Lifeguarding

Lifeguarding is one of those jobs that is hard to not bring home after you punch out. In our training we learn to anticipate risky behavior so we can prevent accidents from occurring. This is the primary objective of any lifeguard at any facility. When sitting in the chair, high above the water, lifeguards can […]

Shallow Pool Highlights

This is our new shallow pool section and probably the most used by everyone. This section will have some new added features and hold 167,720 gallons of geothermal water. The new design greatly improves entry and a safe area to orient yourself as you explore the rest of the pools that are available here at the Ouray Hot Springs. […]


Have you ever wondered how water gets to the Ouray Hot Springs Pool? Many of you have asked, “Where does the water come from for the Ouray Hot Springs Pool?” Curious about how we manage the temperatures and why we don’t have the signature sulfur smell that other hot springs have? “What is the temperature […]

2016 Groundbreaking Event

Pool Renovation Project Groundbreaking Ceremony On October 10th members of our community joined together to break ground on the historic Ouray Hot Springs Pool Renovation Project. Pool staff, city officials, volunteers and community members celebrated yet another change to one of our city’s most important assets. County Commissioners, City Council Members and Pool Staff spoke […]

Pool Closed for Renovations

The Ouray Hot Springs Pool & Fitness Center staff and volunteers would like to thank everyone for your support as we embark on our historic renovation project. We appreciate your patience while the pool is closed. We will be working hard to keep you informed as we move forward. We’ll do this a few different […]