Columbus GA Department of Parks and Recreation

 

 
 

INFORMATION

AQUATICS

AQUATICS MISSION STATEMENT
To enhance the quality of life for all citizens of this community by providing passive and active recreational and competitive aquatic programming services for all age groups. It is our aim to provide aquatic facilities that are safe, accessible and aesthetically pleasing to the entire community.

2015 SUMMER POOL INFORMATION
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INDOOR POOL INFORMATION & LOCATION
Columbus Aquatic Center
1603 Midtown Dr.
Columbus, GA 31909
(706) 225-3980
POOL HOURS
Mon. - Sat. 6:00am - 8:00pm
Sun. 1:00pm - 6:00pm

OUTDOOR POOL INFORMATION & LOCATIONS
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FACILITIES INFORMATION - Aquatics Main office
Double Churches Pool
2300 Double Churches Rd | 31904
(706) 494-7775
POOL HOURS
Wed. - Fri. 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Sat. - Sun. 11:00am - 7:30pm
Mon. - Tues. CLOSED
Psalmond Road Pool
6550 Psalmond Rd. | 31820
(706) 568-7091
POOL HOURS
Wed. - Fri. 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Sat. - Sun. 11:00am - 7:30pm
Mon. - Tues. CLOSED
Rigdon Park Pool
1600 Howe Ave | 31903
(706)687-5813
POOL HOURS
Wed. - Fri. 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Sat. - Sun. 11:00am - 7:30pm
Mon. - Tues. CLOSED
Shirley Winston Pool
5033 Steam Mill Rd | 31907
(706) 653-4967
POOL HOURS
Wed. - Fri. 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Sat. - Sun. 11:00am - 7:30pm
Mon. - Tues. CLOSED


SWIM LESSONS
Please register for swim lessons at desired pool.
Session I June 1 - 11
Session II June 22 - July 2
Session III July 13 - July 23
 
SKILL LEVELS
* Level I - Infant/Toddler/Preschool 8:30 - 9:15 am
Level II - Beginner 9:30 - 10:15 am
Level III - Intermediate 10:30 - 11:15 am
* Level I & II 6:15- 7:00 pm
Level III 7:15 - 8:00 pm

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Pool Admission
Ages Muscogee County Residents Ages Non-Residents
11 & under $1.00 11 & under $2.00
12 - 17 $2.00 12 - 17 $4.00
18 - 54 $3.00 18 - 54 $6.00
55 & older $2.00 55 & older $4.00


NOTE:
For large families and groups, please be aware of our 3 to 1 ratio. Children 11 years old and younger must be accompanied by a guardian 16 years of age and older at a ratio of 3 children to 1 guardian over 16. Thank you for your compliance.

Season Passes
Per Person Muscogee County Residents Per Person Non-Residents
1 $30.00 1 $45.00
2 $55.00 2 $75.00
3 $75.00 3 $95.00
4 $90.00 4 $115.00
5 $105.00 5 $120.00


SWIM LESSONS (Outdoor Pools Only)
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BE A LIFEGUARD (Outdoor Pools Only)
Any good swimmer over the age of 15 can sign up to become an American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard. A swim test must be “passed” in order to continue with the Lifeguard training.  Swim tests will take place at the Columbus Aquatic Center (indoor pool) at 7:00 pm on Monday, March 23, 2015, April 13, 2015, and May 4, 2015.  Blended learning is the preferred method of instruction.  All students that receive a “passing” score will be required to attend Skills Training on April 18, 2015 from 9:00am to 5:00 pm and April 19, 2015 from 9:00 am until noon at the Columbus Aquatic Center.  Lifeguard certification fees are non-refundable and parent/legal guardian must sign registration for all participants under the age of 18.

OUTDOOR POOL RENTALS
Information coming soon!

BIRTHDAY PARTIES DURING PUBLIC SWIM (Outdoor Pools Only)
Information coming soon!

LINKS

COMMUNITY WATER SAFETY PROGRAM (Outdoor Pools Only)
Safe Kids is a program offered at the leisure pools, used to teach children (ages 14 & under) about safe practices in and around a pool setting.  Among some of the activities are life vest fittings, rescue techniques in the water, and watching a few videos about safety. This program is only offered at the Outdoor Pool Locations within Parks and Recreation. 

If you are interested, please contact the Safe Kids www.safekidscolumbusga.org or call (706) 321-6182.