The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to teach candidates the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare candidates to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. Attached you will find a list of skills that will be covered in this course. Su...Read More
Aquatics Center: Outdoor Pool
Located next to the Rassieur Youth Center, the outdoor pool is an Olympic-size facility offering fitness swim, recreational swim and swimming lessons. The pool is open from May 28-September 5, 2016.
**The Outdoor Pool is now closed for the off-season. The Outdoor Pool will reopen May 2017.
The pool’s impressive amount of deck space makes it an ideal rental facility for private parties and other functions. The Outdoor Pool is available to rent for parties 7 days a week throughout the summer season (Memorial Day - Labor Day).
Outdoor Pool Eligibility:
Military, DoD, their families and guests. Contractors with base access.
Navy Youth Swim License Eligibility
To attain full access to the Aquatics facility, all youth ages 17 and under must successfully pass the Navy Youth Swim Test. Upon completion of the swim test, the patron will be required to wear a wristband. There is a weight restriction on the slide. Learn more.
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 9-10 a.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 5-6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.
Passes available for: $4.50 per class, $26 for 8 classes, $55 for 20 classes, and $120 for 6 months unlimited classes.
Private & Group Swim Lessons Available - UPDATED for Summer 2016
Swim Lessons are available all year. For more information please call 301-757-3943.
Fitness swim is offered free of charge during designated times. During these times a maximum of six lap lanes are open and personnel can swim on a first come, first served basis. Multiple swimmers per lanes is permitted when capacity warrants it. When other programs are scheduled during these times the numbers of lap lanes are reduced. Other events could include Aqua Aerobics, Swim Lessons, Special Events or Saturday Rec Swim. Circle swimming is encouraged when more than two lap swimmers are present in one lane.
Active Duty & Dependents.........No Charge
Navy Fitness: Making A Splash In Aquatic Safety!
Through SPLASH, Navy Fitness strives to educate parents and youth on pool safety and the dangers associated with unsupervised swimming. With structured swim lessons, professional swim skills assessment, safe play, and active parental supervision, the risk of accidental drownings can be significantly reduced.
To attain full access to the Aquatics facility, including slides, diving board, and other recreational activities, all youths 17 and under must successfully pass the Navy Youth Swim Test. Contact your local Aquatics program to schedule a swim test.