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Each of our five swimming pools at Black Butte Ranch was designed for more than just taking a swim. They provide a place where you can relax in the sun and read a good book; enjoy exciting activities with your family; and take in the natural setting and spectacular mountain views. When not in the water, guests can relax on comfortable chairs under shady umbrellas while enjoying food and refreshments from our Bistro and Snack Shops.

*Limited lifeguards are on duty - parents must watch their children. Everyone should use the buddy system, and children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult when using any of our facilities.

*Pool towels are not provided, so please bring your own towels prior to visiting any of the pool facilities at the Ranch.

Glaze Meadow Recreation Center Pools

The Glaze Meadow Recreation Center features an indoor lap pool, outdoor pool, wading pool and children’s “spray” ground. You’ll also find year round opportunities for relaxation in our steam room and outdoor hot tub. The indoor pool, hot tub and steam room are open year round. During the summer, guests at the Glaze Meadow pools can enjoy ice cream, snacks, burgers, espresso drinks and other cold refreshments from the Glaze Meadow Snack Shop.

Glaze Meadow Indoor Pool

Glaze Meadow Indoor Pool & Outdoor Hot Tub

Open year-round

6/1-22 7am - 8pm  
6/23-9/3 7am - 9pm  
Adult Lap Swim 7am - 9am  
Adult Swim 7am - 10am  
Water Fitness Classes 9am - 10am  

No lifeguards are on duty-parents must watch their children.  Swim with a buddy and obey all posted rules.  

*Children under 18 not permitted in the pool prior to 10am.

Children 6 years of age and under may not use the hot tub, sauna or steam room.

Glaze Meadow Outdoor Pool


Open for the summer

June 1-23 7am-8pm
June 24-30 7am-9pm
Adult Swim 7am - 10am daily
Open Swim 10am - 8pm
Kids welcome after 10am

Lifeguards are on duty mid-June through Labor Day weekend.  Please obey all posted rules.  Swim with a buddy.  *Children under 18 not permitted in the pool prior to 10am.  Children 6 years of age and under may not use the hot tub, sauna or steam room.

Water Related Fitness Classes at GMRC Pools

Swim Workout, Water Aerobics and other fitness classes are available.

Check the Summer Recreation Guide or call 541.595.5879 for details.

$12/class drop in.
Punch cards are available for $100 / 10 classes

HydroFit Water Aerobics

Monday, Wednesday, Fridays | 9-10am

  • Wednesday, June 7: No class

Silver Fins Swim Work-Out

This is an on-going adult instruction and coaching program.

Tuesday & Thursdays | 9-10am

Lakeside Pool

The Lakeside pool is THE place to hang out in the summer. With unbelievable views, shade from hot summer sun, a poolside bar and a 16-person hot tub there are endless opportunities for relaxation.  Access to the Lakeside pool is available for homeowners and registered guests. Access is gained by using pin pad located in the entry hallway. Enter pin number followed by # sign or bring your access card to swipe pad.


• There is a 9’ deep end!
• Four lanes for lap swimming with dedicated lap swim times of 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM each day.
• Every tile on the whirlpool was hand cut to create its unique design.
• You can gaze at Mt. Washington while enjoying a relaxing sauna.
• The walls of the locker rooms don’t go all the way to the ceiling… so watch what you say!

The Lakeside Pool was part of the $11.5M Lodge Area Redevelopment Project, that opened in June 2015.  The project recently won three awards for the Sustainable Forestry Initiative.

Lakeside Pool Hours 

June 1-23 9am-8pm
June 24-30 8am-9pm

Lakeside Hot Tub

Open year-round
Sunday - Thursday 9am-7pm
Friday & Saturday 9am-8pm
Children 6 years of age and under may not use the hot tub, sauna or steam room.

Lakeside Fitness Room 

Sunday - Thursday 7:30am-7pm
Friday & Saturday 7:30am-8pm

Upper Glaze Meadow Pool

The newest pool at the Ranch is expected to open mid-summer. Details will be available soon.

South Meadow Pool

For those looking for a quieter pool to enjoy, the South Meadow Pool is the perfect place. Enjoy the Ponderosa and Aspen tree-filled surroundings.  The South Meadow Pool is open seasonally, during the summer.

Opens June 23, 2017  10am-7pm
Open Swim   10am-7pm
Parents must watch their children 

The Paulina Pool



Paulina Pool is located in a private area of the Ranch.  Getting there can be adventure in itself. There is no parking available, so you must walk, bike or be dropped off.

Paulina Pool Hours
Paulina Pool is open seasonally, during the summer.

Opens June 23, 2017  
Open Swim 10am-7pm
No lifeguards on duty - parents must watch their children 

*Swimming Lessons—Group and Private

Group swimming lessons are available on a drop-in basis at the Glaze Meadow outdoor pool during the summer. Group lessons are available Monday – Friday, 9 – 10am through August 19, 2016. Cost is $12 per child, ages 4 and older. Lessons may be paid for at the Glaze Meadow Recreation Center. 

Group Swimming Lessons

9-9:30am Beginners
9:35-10:05am          Advanced Beginners
9:35-10:05am Intermediates (Separate classes)

Private Lessons

Private lessons are available Monday – Friday, 9 -11am. Private lessons must be pre-registered. Cost for private lessons: $30 per child; semi-private: $15 per child. Call 541-595-5879 for information. Beginners—little or no water experience
Advanced Beginners—work on front crawl and breathing
Intermediates—perfect front crawl and work on other strokes

*Please note:

  • Lifeguards are on staff during the summer season only. Parents must watch their children.
  • Swim with a buddy and obey posted signs
  • Kids are welcome at the pool after 10am. (Unless enrolled in a swimming program - kids are not permitted during Adult Lap Swim or Adult Swim time.)
  • Oregon State Law requires children 6 years of age and under may not use the hot tub or steam room
  • Children under 14 must have an adult supervisor present
  • Only persons over the age of 18 may be present at the pool during Adult Swim times. 
  • Lawn furniture is available on a first come/first served and may not be reserved.