We are pleased to announce that the pool will reopen at 8 a.m., Wednesday May 20 for LAP SWIMMING ONLY per the Department of Health directive on pools in fitness centers.
The following policies are in effect until further notice and will be evaluated based on member usage.
- LAP SWIM ONLY (continuous lateral swimming the length of the pool) in all five lanes.
- No other forms of aquatic activity including water walking, stationary exercise, recreation, etc. will be allowed.
- One swimmer per lane.
- First come, first serve so be prepared to wait if all lanes are full.
- Swimmers must vacate the pool on the half hour (every 30 minutes) regardless of the time they enter the water. Example: 1:30, 2, 2:30pm, etc.
- You may continue to swim in your lane past the half hour if no one is waiting.
- If you are displaced from your lane on the half hour, you may move to an available lane if no one is waiting.
- Staff instructions must be followed.
- Under 12 not allowed in facility at this time.
- Swimmers must provide their own towels at this time.
The pool will be staffed at all hours of operation to enforce the lap swim only policy and to ensure members adhere to the time restrictions. Members must follow staff instructions.
Designated waiting areas will be marked for swimmers. When the lane you are waiting on is vacated, you may enter the pool to begin swimming.
Be courteous to your fellow members and vacate the pool in a timely manner if swimmers are waiting.
The deck shower, sauna, steam room and whirlpool will remain CLOSED.
The reduced pool schedule for phase I is available for reference.
Jump in! The water feels great! Aquatic exercise is a great non-impact way to build strength, increase endurance, burn bodyfat, and improve range of motion. Our 25 yard, 5 lane multi-use pool hosts a variety of activities including aquatic fitness classes, lap swim, private and group swim lessons, and recreational swim.
Since a variety of activities are conducted in the pool, please be respectful of the schedule, other users and staff instruction to allow for efficient use. Scheduled activities have priority. The pool temperature will range between 86°-88°F.
Use of Pool by Children 0-11 Years
For member safety and enjoyment, we encourage use of the pool by children 0-11 years during family swim time. This is typically in the afternoons from 1-5pm when lifeguards are more likely to be present and our morning classes are complete. Please see our current aquatics schedule for details. When in the pool, children 11 and under must be supervised at all times by a parent. Children 5 and under must have a parent with them IN the water at all times. Please see our facility age guidelines for complete details.
Bring these items…
- Modest swimwear
- USCG approved flotation device for non-swimmers
- Flip flops, sandals or other pool shoes
Leave these at home…
- Large flotation devices, such as pool chairs
- Water guns or Nerf-style guns
- Glass of any kind
Lap Swim | During lap swim at least two lanes of the pool are prioritized for those actively swimming laps. Multiple swimmers may occupy a single lane.
Recreation | During recreation time, the south area of the pool is prioritized for individual exercise, stretching, and relaxation. We ask that members avoid disrupting classes and therapy that may be conducted at the same time.
Classes | Classes will periodically take place in the southeast area of the pool under the guidance of an instructor. Recreation may also available in the same area and we ask that members follow the guidance of the instructor and avoid disrupting classes that are in session.
Physical Therapy | Therapy sessions may be conducted between the hours of 8am-5pm Monday - Friday . If you participate in recreational swim please do not interfere with therapy sessions.
Private Instruction | Private instruction such as individual swim lessons or aquatic training offered by an instructor may occur at any time.
Crocs | Our competitive swim team is a great way for your child to stay active, have fun and learn good sportsmanship as they compete against other swim teams in Central Arkansas during the summer months. Please note that the pool is closed to members during Crocs practices. The whirlpool, steam room and sauna remain open for member use. We will do our best to notify members of the Crocs season dates in advance.
Group Swim Lessons | Group swim lessons will periodically take place in the southwest area of the pool under the instruction of a swim instructor.
Family Swim | Family swim denotes days and times when classes, individual exercise and therapy are less likely to occur. We encourage parents bring their younger children under the age of 12 during these times for the safety and enjoyment of all.
Private events | The aquatics area may be rented for private events from time to time. In these cases the aquatics area will be closed to membership. We will do our best to notify members in advance.