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Posted on: November 19, 2023

Wes Diest Aquatic Center closed for necessary repairs


IDAHO FALLS – The Wes Diest Aquatic Center will remain closed for the coming days as staff work to repair a leaking pipe.

The Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department pool has been undergoing its annual deep clean and maintenance project since Nov. 5. The originally scheduled opening on Monday, Nov. 20, has been postponed until further notice to while staff complete the necessary repair.  

The Parks and Recreation Department hopes to have the repairs finished in the coming days. The community can stay updated on the repairs by following the city’s social media channels or visiting the Aquatic Center website at

Also, people may sign up to receive Text Messages and Email Updates by going to the Aquatic Center website and scrolling to the bottom of the page to the “News Flash” section. Sign up for the “Aquatic Center Information.”

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Media Note: For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact City of Idaho Falls Public Information Officer Eric Grossarth at (208) 612-8562 or

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