Mary Wayte Swimming Pool is Mercer Island's public swimming pool, owned by the local school district. It is…More named after gold-medal Olympian and former Islander Mary Wayte, who often trained and competed here before her successes in the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics (where she also won silver and bronze medals).
The pool is 40 yards long and divided by a removable bulkhead, making the pool suitable for local high-schools and clubs to use for competitive short course events.
There are a number of community swimming event opportinities as well, including movie night in the pool the last Friday of every month.
Olympic Cascade Aquatics PO Box 1072, Mercer Island, WA98040 Olympic Cascade Aquatics is a swimming team and program. The organization is a coach-owned USA Swimming program and…More uses various pools and facilities in the area to train and practice, including the Mary Wayte pool, the Mercerwood Shore Club and the Mercer Island Country Club. The OCA offers team programs as well as training and practice groups for swimmers in all age groups and skill levels, including individual training, beginner instruction, technique work, stroke training and more. Tryouts are done by appointment.