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Each of our six 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.

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 - see current hours in right column

NOTE:  The Sisters High School Swim Team practices at the Glaze Meadow Pool, Monday - Friday, 4-6pm (excluding holidays and vacations) through February 16, 2018. One lane will be available for owners and guests. Students will not be using the steam room, hot tub or fitness room, and will be supervised by a coach at all times.

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


The Glaze Meadow Outdoor Pool is closed for the season.

The outdoor hot tub is open year-round - see current hours in right column

Lifeguards are on duty mid-June through Labor Day weekend.  Please obey all posted rules.  Swim with a buddy.  Kids welcome after 10:00am. *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

Silver Fins Swim Workout, Hydrofit Water Aerobics, Yoga and other fitness classes are available.

Check the Summer Activity Guide, the What's Happening Activity Guide (Sept - May), check the right column for hours, or call 541.595.5879 for details.

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 

Closed for the season  

Lakeside Hot Tub

The Hot Tub is open year-round - see hours in the right column.
Children 6 years of age and under may not use the hot tub, sauna or steam room.

Lakeside Fitness Room 

The Lakeside Fitness Room is open year-round - see hours in the right column.

Upper Glaze Meadow Pool


The newest pool at the Ranch opened July 1, 2017

July 1 - September 4  10am-7pm
Open Swim   10am-7pm
Parents must watch their children 

Come enjoy our newest pool facility, situated among towering pines at the top of the Ranch at 13431 Triflorium. The pool features a “vortex” area for kids (and adults) and plenty of patio and grass for lounging.

Additionally, the newly surfaced UGM tennis and pickle ball courts will also be open for use starting July 1 at 10 am.  No reservations are required.

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.

June 23 - August 31  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.

June 23 - August 31  
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 mid-August. 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


  • Pool towels are not provided, so please bring your own.
  • 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 when using any of our facilities.
  • 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.