The Little Dipper’s purpose is to help build community through the foundation of swimming and has been serving Skyway families for 60 years.


Established in 1954, the Little Dipper Pool is a community gem nestled in the heart of Skyway, which is located on the Southwest region of Colorado Springs.  The pool provides a family environment for all to enjoy featuring a large grassy areas to relax, a shallow end for little ones, and a diving board for the more adventurous kids and adults.


If you are looking for a fun and relaxing way to spend your summer days, the pool offers light snacks for purchase and multiple BBQ’s for grilling up a delicious meal.


The pool regularly has events to bring pool members together such as Teen Night, Kid’s Night, Family Night, Volleyball League, Fiesta Night, 4th of July Celebration, a more. Members can find any of the pool happenings on the pool calendar.


The Little Dipper also offers swim lessons for all ages. Sign up instructions will be sent out to Members about how and when to sign up.



Membership Application Procedures

2022 membership applications will post on March 1, 2022.

Please read the information below before applying.

The Little Dipper Pool is open to members of the Skyway Park Civic Association. Early membership in the Association is open to: (1) qualifying applicants who currently reside within the boundaries set by School District 12 for Skyway, Broadmoor, and Gold Camp Elementary Schools; (2) renewing members of the Association who still qualify for membership pursuant to the By-laws and/or (3) applicants who have maintained a membership in the Association for 10 or more consecutive years.


If 200 memberships are not filled by April 18, by the above qualifications, membership vacancies can be from outside the residing area but still within School District 12’s geographic boundaries. After May 1, if memberships are still available, residences outside the boundaries may apply and be accepted in the order in which they are received.


Membership applications will be considered as follows:

* Renewing members will be given first priority for membership, if their electronic application is received and payment is postmarked by April 15, 2022 and received in the Association’s post office box within three working days after that date.

* Renewing members lose their right to apply with the priority over new members if their payment is postmarked after April 15, 2022 and not received in the Association’s post office box by April 18, 2022.

* Prospective new members who meet the residential criteria will be considered on April 18, 2022 on a first come first serve basis, and will be notified once admitted as a new member.


* Prospective members should fill out the electronic application and mail their payment AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! New members will be considered in the order in which their applications and payments are received.

Membership Process:

* Membership applications will be available on March 1. The link to the electronic application is below. 


* Once your electronic application has been submitted, you must then mail your full payment, via regular mail, to the Skyway Park Civic Association’s post office box:

          Skyway Park Civic Association

          P.O. Box 38852

          Colorado Springs, CO 80937-8852

* Notice for Renewing Members: Renewing members’ checks will be cashed as they are received. Your cashed check will serve as your receipt and membership verification.

* A membership information packet is available online and may be downloaded at any time. It is strongly recommended that all members read through these documents as they will include important pool updates for 2022.

* IMPORTANT:  Applications are not complete until we have received both the electronic application and the full payment.

The 2022 Little Dipper Pool Board would like to welcome all new and returning members to the Little Dipper Swimming Pool.

2022 Membership Information **Please Read**

Online Membership Application 2022 (not yet open)

2021 Membership Packet

Emergency Care Plan (optional)
Swim Lesson Levels
2022 Meeting Minutes:

Become a Lifeguard

LDP lifeguards are one of the Little Dipper Pools most valuable elements. Application opportunities open on March 1 for the 2022 Summer season.  If you would like to join our team of guards please download and fill out the attached application.  Once finished scan and email your application to Grace Babcock the 2022 Pool Manager.  Click here to email Grace about applying to be a lifeguard this summer.

You will be notified and required to complete an online interview and agree to our lifeguard duties and code of conduct.


Advertising & Fundraising

Advertise your Business at The Little Dipper Pool with a 6' x 3' Banner!

Your banner will be seen by 200 local families for the entire summer. You can provide the banner or one can be made for you!  Banners are displayed around the pool along the interior fence!

Please contact our Vice President to inquire.

Looking to help in a different way?  LDP is always looking for donations, fundraiser opportunities and volunteers to make improvements around the pool.

Send an email to our Senior Social Board member to inquire.


For general inquiries, please fill in the following contact form:

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1232 Milky Way Colorado Springs, CO 80905

Email: TheLittleDipperPool@gmail.com

Tel:  (719) 475-2008




President |Kat Sonner 

Vice President | Dave Drury | 719 684 5984

Secretary | Michelle Wingert | 719 439 6159

Membership | Molly Lautenschlager|719 651 3560 

Treasurer | Susan O'Neill| 719 660 7403

Junior Social | Leah Urban | 612 802 0996

 Senior Social | Veronica Early | 719 339 7906 

Sr. Maintenance | Jon Campbell |  719 339 0067 

Jr. Maintenance | Brandon Orr | 719 338 0913

 Pool Manager | Grace Babcock | 719 505 4337

Want to be more involved, make some new friends, and give back to your favorite pool in exchange for a free membership? Consider running for a board position this July for the 2023 season!

© 2017 Little Dipper Pool

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