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Age Limits

Ages 1-6: A chaperone (age 16+) must be in the water with and within arms’ reach  of the child at all times.
Ages 7-11: A chaperone (age 16+) must be in the pool area with the child at all times.
Ages 12 and up: Full use of aquatics facilities without a chaperone.

Group Visits

Groups of more than 10 people can request to use any of the Georgetown pools during normal operating hours. Group requests must be made at least two weeks in advance to ensure proper staffing. This request does not guarantee a reservation. Only one group may visit a pool at a time. For additional information please call the Aquatics Office at (512) 930-3541.

 >>2013 Pool Group Visit Request Form

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Indoor Pool

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The Indoor Pool will be closed from March 1-9, 2014 for deck maintenance.

The GRC Indoor Pool is 25 yards.  There are 8 six-foot-deep lap lanes and a transition lane that slopes sideways from three to six feet. There is a three-foot shallow end with water features and areas designed for swimming lessons and relaxing.

We have doors from the men’s and women’s locker rooms out to the pool deck, two family changing rooms and two rinse-off showers on the pool deck as well.

There is a hydraulic chair lift available for disabled patrons who would like to use the facility.

Our programs include water aerobics classes, lap swimming, open/family swim in shallow area, swim lessons for all ages, and swim teams.

There is an Event Room available for rental for birthday parties.  Please visit the Event Room page for more information!

If you have questions, please contact Stephanie Darimont, Aquatics Coordinator at (512) 930-3541.

Fees

You must purchase a membership or daily access to the entire GRC facility in order to use the Indoor Pool.  Please see the Recreation Center page for membership information!

Daily GRC Fees
Children 3 & under are Free
Youth (4-18) $3.00
Adult (19 – 54) $5.00
Senior (55+) $3.00

Swim Testing

Looking for space for boy scout swim testing? Please request lane rental space at least 2 weeks in advance. Space and time is limited and will need to be approved and rented ahead of time through Tania Hardaway and the Aquatic department. A certified lifeguard can be provided to sign off on testing if needed. Please email Stephanie.Darimont@georgetown.org or call Tania Hardaway at 512-930-8414 to reserve lanes.

Schedule

Daily Indoor Pool Schedule
Monday – Friday: 5:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Programming takes up portions of the pool throughout the day. Family or open swim will conclude at a specific time to allow for instruction. Please check regarding times and space availability.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Indoor Pool Rules

  • Shower before entering the pool
  • No food or drinks other than water bottles on pool deck
  • No running, horseplay, hanging, sitting or pulling on the lane lines
  • No one is allowed on the shoulders of another person
  • No flotation devices in deep water
  • No jumping on people from side of pool or diving
  • No breath holding games
  • Supervising chaperones are required to be 16 years or older
  • Children 6 and younger must be accompanied by a supervising chaperone in the water and near the child for the duration of the pool use.
  • Children 7-11 must be accompanied by a supervising chaperone in the pool area for the duration of the pool use.
  • Children 12 and up may be left at facility unaccompanied by an adult
  • Lifeguards are on duty for your safety. Any actions interfering with the ability of the staff to provide a safe family environment may be cause for ejection.
  • Appropriate swimming attire only. No denim, cut-off shorts, spandex, etc.
  • Swim diapers are required for young children, to be worn under a swimsuit. Regular diapers are prohibited in the pool. Swim diapers are available for purchase if needed.
  • An admission fee is required to swim prior to or after swim lessons or water aerobics
  • Flotation devices permitted with lifeguard approval

Lap Swim etiquette

  • Everyone MUST be prepared to share a lane
  • Circle swim at all times if multiple people are in a lane (swim down on the right side of the lane , swim back on the left side of the lane)
  • No hanging, sitting, or pulling on lane lines
  • If someone touches your feet, let them pass you

 

 

Splash Pool

If you haven’t had a chance to stop by to check out the new Splash Pool, it’s a must see. With its great features such as water slides, splash fountains, tumble buckets, and water cannons, it’s the new place for family fun!


Fees

Admission to the Splash Pool is permitted with a valid GRC membership or Daily Visit to the entire facility.  Please visit the Georgetown Recreation Center page for membership rates.

GRC Splash Pool Admission Fees
Children 3 & under are Free
Child (4-9) $2.00
Junior (10-17) $2.00
Adult (18 – 54) $3.00
Senior (55+) $2.00

Unlimited Summer Pool Passes *
Child and Junior (4-17) $55 Resident / $75 Nonresident
Adult (18+) $75 Resident / $100 Nonresident
Family (spouse and dependents) $150 Resident / $200 Nonresident

* A season pass will give you unlimited access to all five of the City of Georgetown PARD Outdoor Pools during operating hours!  This includes the River Ridge Pool, Williams Drive Pool, Tennis Center Pool, Village Pool and the Splash Pool at the Georgetown Recreation Center (GRC).   The Indoor Pool at the GRC is not included in the Unlimited Summer Pool Pass; you must have a valid Recreation Center membership or purchase a Daily Visit for the facility. 

** Season passes are non-refundable and will expire at the end of the summer season.

Schedule

Monday through Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sundays: Closed

The Splash Pool is open during the summer swim season only – Memorial Day through Labor Day.  The Summer 2013 pool season will begin Memorial Day weekend (May 25-27).  The seasonal pools will be CLOSED May 28-31, due to school still being in session.  All seasonal pools will then be permanently open for the Summer season beginning Saturday, June 1st  and will continue through Labor Day (September 2).

Outdoor Pool Rules

1.    Chaperone must be at least 16 years of age.
2.    Chaperone of children ages 6 and younger must in a bathing suit and be actively participating in the water with their children at all times.
3.    Chaperone of children ages 7 – 9 must remain in the Aquatic Area at all times.
4.    All swimmers are required to take a cleansing shower before entering the pool.
5.    Appropriate swimming attire only.  No denim, cut-off shorts, spandex, etc.
6.    Swim diapers are required for young children, to be worn under a swimsuit.  Regular diapers are prohibited in the pool.  Swim diapers are available for purchase if needed.
7.    Food, gum and candy are prohibited in the pool area.  No glass containers.
8.    No running, diving, flips or horse play of any kind.
9.    U.S. Coast Guard approved flotation devices only. No water wings or inner tubes allowed.
10.     Snorkels and fins must be used in lap lanes only. Masks cannot cover the nose.
11.     Do not sit or pull on lap lane ropes. Lap swimming is only allowed in designated lap lanes. Everyone must be prepared to share a lane. Transition lane may be used for water walking.
12.     Breath-holding games or breath holding training is not permitted.
13.     No animals allowed in the pool area with the exception of service animals.
14.     Anyone having open cuts, wounds, etc… is not permitted in the pool.
15.     All tobacco products are prohibited.
16.     The City of Georgetown is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
17.     An admission fee or membership is required to swim prior to or after swim lessons,   water aerobics, or scheduled pool parties.
18.    Unacceptable behavior is grounds for being removed from the facility.
19.     Staff reserves the right to enforce other rules as necessary to ensure the safety of our members and guests.

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