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The regular season runs from June 15 through August 18 at all 24 location. Hours will vary. Regional pools will again be open for the extended season from Aug. 20 through Oct. 26.
The pools are: Dellview, 500 Basswood Dr.; Heritage, 1423 Ellison Dr.; Lady Bird Johnson, 10700 Nacogdoches; Lincoln, 2803 E. Commerce; South Side Lions, 3100 Hiawatha; and Woodlawn, 1100 Cincinnati.
Registration is on-going through June 15 at th San Antonio Natatorium, 1430 W. Cesar Chavez, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Participants are also welcome to register the day of the event at one of the six participating pools.
On June 18, the Parks and Recreation Department, along with water parks, pools and other aquatic facilities around the globe, will host swimming lessons simultaneously in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record.
The event was created in an effort to build awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim. Swimming is a life-saving skill and a vital tool to prevent drowning, the second leading cause of unintended, injury-related death for children ages 1 to 14.
|2013 Regular Summer Season Dates:||June 15 - Aug. 18|
|Time:||1 - 7 p.m. for open swim for most pools; 2 - 8 for 5 selected pools:
Fairchild, Kennedy, San Pedro, Spring Time & Sunset Hills
|Days:||Tuesday – Sunday, closed Mondays|
|Admission:||Free general admission|
|Fees for classes|
|General Pool Rules||PDF 20kb|
Available at Lady Bird Johnson, Dellview, Heritage, Joe Ward, New Territories, Woodlawn, Roosevelt and South Side Lions before or after normal operating hours. The number of lifeguards needed is based on the number of guests using the facility.
|1 - 75||$150 plus $90 for 3 staff|
|76 - 150||$200 plus $120 for 4 staff|
|151-250||$250 plus $150 for 5 staff|
Water exercise is therapeutic, low impact and is great for your heart. Classes are offered Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. The cost is $30 for a one-month pass for anyone 15 or older. Offered at Kingsborough, San Pedro, South Side Lions, and Woodlawn Lake pools. Ten participants needed in order to hold classes.
A competitive swim program is offered at all of our outdoor pools. For a one-time registration fee of $6, each pool will have a team for children and adults. Participants practice every day in order to compete against other pools in four weekend meets. We are members of the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) which is a non-profit organization established in 1925 to promote and organize amateur athletics in the state of Texas.
Pool Locator Map PDF 238KB
|Name||Address||Phone||Hours of Operation|
|Cassiano||1440 S. Zarzamora & Cassiano Park||434-7482||1-7 p.m.|
|Concepcion||600 E. Theo & Concepcion Park||532-3473||1-7 p.m.|
|Cuellar||502 S.W. 36th St. & Cuellar Park||434-=8028||1-7 p.m.|
|Dellview||500 Basswood & Dellview Park||349-0570||1- 7 p.m.|
|Elmendorf||4400 W. Commerce & Elmendorf Park||434-7380||1-7 p.m.|
|Fairchild||1214 E. Crockett||226-6722||2-8 p.m.|
|Garza||5800 Hemphill||434-8122||1-7 p.m.|
|Heritage||1423 S. Ellison Drive||645-9465||1-7 p.m.|
|Lady Bird Johnson||10700 Nacogdoches Road||599-0122||1-7 p.m.|
|Kennedy||3299 S.W. 28th St. & Emerson||436-7009||2-8 p.m.|
|Kingsborough||350 Felps St||924-6761||1-7 p.m.|
|Lincoln||2803 E. Commerce & Lincoln Park||224-7590||1-7 p.m.|
|Monterrey||5919 W. Commerce & Monterrey Park||432-2727||1-7 p.m.|
|New Territories||9023 Bowen Drive||681-2929||1-7 p.m.|
|Normoyle||700 Culberson & Normoyle Park||923-2442||1-7 p.m.|
|The Aquatic Center at Palo Alto College||1400 Villaret||921-5234||Vary|
|Roosevelt||300 Roosevelt||532-6091||1-7 p.m.|
|San Pedro||2200 N. Flores & San Pedro Park||732-5992||2 - 8 p.m.|
|Southcross||819 W. Southcross & Flores Park||927-2001||1-7 p.m.|
|Southside Lions||3100 Hiawatha & Stringfellow||532-2027||1-7 p.m.|
|Spring Time||6571 Spring Time||558-0491||2-8 p.m.|
|Sunset Hills||103 Chesswood||435-4011||2-8 p.m.|
|(Joe) Ward||435 E. Sunshine||732-7350||1-7 p.m.|
|Westwood||7601 W. Military||673-3382||1-7 p.m.|
|Woodlawn||221 Alexander Ave. & Woodlawn Park||732-5789||1-7 p.m.|
Lifeguards, public service attendants and pool supervisors are now being hired for the 2013 outdoor pool season. Lifeguard applicants must be at least 16 and must pass a swim skills test. The department provides CPR and lifesaving training to prepare hirees for their lifeguarding responsibilities. Applicants who have passed the prerequisite test will be scheduled for training. The starting salary is $9.01 per hour.
The department provides CPR and lifesaving training to prepare applicants for their lifeguarding responsibilities. Applicants who have passed the test will be scheduled for training classes.For more information, call the Natatorium at 207-3299.