Recreation SwimExcellence in Aquatics


  • ParentMap's 2019 Golden Teddy Awards Winner of Splash-Worthy Pool or Water Park in the Out & About category.
  • ParentMap's 2015 Golden Teddy Awards Finalist/Favorite in: Swimming Lessons and Water Play Parks and Pools!
  • Washington Recreation & Park Association's 2013 Program Award: Youth and Adult Programs 3rd Grade Swim Lessons; Cities of Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace
  • ParentMap's 2011 Golden Teddy Awards Best Water Play for Kids and Families .
  • Nickelodeon's 2009 Parents' Picks Awards Best Swim Class:  in Seattle!
  • Seattle Magazine's "Best of 2008" List (PDF)!
  • National Recreation & Parks Association's 2007 Excellence in Aquatics Award: We received the National Recreation and Park Association's Excellence in Aquatics Award 2007 for pools serving communities with a population of 20,000-50,000.
  • Aquatics International's 2006 "Best of Aquatics" Award: We are the proud recipients of Aquatics International's 2006 "Best of Aquatics" Award for Best Public/Nonprofit Indoor Family Aquatic Center (Class 8).
  • Seattle Metropolitan Magazine names us "Best Place For A Pool Party" (PDF)!
  • ParentMap Magazine selects MLT Recreation Pavilion's Pool as "Best Place to Swim"!
  • ParentMap Magazine's "Rainy day recess: 31 indoor ways to play"
    "Seattle residents: Yes, it’s worth the drive to the North End."
  • Red Tricycle: "Playing in the pool is a blast for kids–hopefully they’ll burn up plenty of energy, too
  • "Seattle Kids’ Best Birthday Party Venues"
  • Red Tricycle: "Many parents are willing to take the trip up north to take part in this award-winning aquatics program.""Seattle’s Best Swim Lessons for Kids"