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sportsplex aquatic center with rec pool and lap pool

We offer the following activities as part of our aquatics program. Some activities are strenuous or risky. Therefore, you might require medical clearance and/or parental permission.

Daily Rates

Adults 13-61: $7.00
Children 5-12: $6.00
Seniors 62 & over: $6.00
College Students with current ID: $6.00
Disabled: $6.00
Active Military: $6.00
Children 4 & under: FREE (with paid adult)

2014 Regular Hours

Please see closure calendar on the right for pool closure information.

Open Swimming in the Recreation Pool

Monday: 6:00am-9:30am. & 11:00am.-2:00pm
Tuesday: 6:00am-3:00pm
Wednesday: 6:00am-9:30am & 11:00am-2:00pm
Thursday: 6:00am-3:00pm
Friday: 6:00am-9:30am & 11:00am-6:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm-4:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Lap Swimming in the Competition Pool

**Pool Update

December 22nd - January 2nd

Long Course: 6am-10:15am

Short Course: 10:30am-7pm

December 24th - December 25th

Aquatics CLOSED

December 26th

LIMITED HOURS 8:30am-4pm - Short Course - ALL DAY

December 27th

Normal hours - Short Course ALL DAY

December 31th

Aquatics Closing EARLY @ 5pm

January 1st

Aquatics CLOSED

Monday: 6:00am-7:00pm (Short Course all day)
Tuesday: 6:00am-7:00pm (Short Course all day)
Wednesday: 6:00am-7:00pm (Short Course all day)
Thursday: 6:00am-7:00pm (Short Course all day)
Friday: 6:00am-6:00pm (Short Course all day)
Saturday: 12:00pm-4:00pm (Short Course all day)
Sunday: CLOSED

Need to Know

  • Our pools are indoor.
  • Pool depth: Recreation 3.5-5.00 feet; Competition 7.5-14.00 feet
  • Pool Lane Lengths: Long Course - 50 meters, Short Course - 25 yards
  • During long course, only two lanes are open for public swim.
  • During NAC practice, only one lane is open for public swim when set to long course and only four lanes are open for public swim when set to short course.
  • NAC schedule located to the right.
  • Lap pool will be CLOSED during lane change times.
  • Only people over 18 are considered to be adults.
  • Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult on deck or in the water.
  • An adult in the water must accompany children under 4 feet tall at all times (two children for each adult).
  • An aid in the water must accompany disabled people (those unable to support themselves in the water).

Proper Swimming Attire Rules

  • Clothing such as cut-off shorts or other frayed clothing damage pool filtration systems and are not allowed.
  • For health and sanitation requirements, children under age three and anyone who is not fully toilet trained or who is incontinent must wear a swim diaper.
  • To maintain a family-friendly environment, adult swim suits of a sexually suggestive nature, including thongs, string bikinis, and see-through clothing, are not allowed.
  • For protection, children should dress in modest, swim-appropriate clothing—no visible underwear for boys and a non-see-through top for girls.

Metro does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities. For accessibility inquiries, call 615‒862‒8400.

Parks and Rec logo "Metro Parks Nashville"; Centennial Sportsplex logo "Centennial Sportsplex" stick figures: figure skater, swimmer, weight lifter, runner, tennis player, hockey player

Boy and girl lap swimming at sportsplex

Pool Closures

Christmas Holiday
December 24–25 (Wed–Thurs)

Both Pools will be CLOSED.
December 26 (Fri): Christmas Holiday
Both Pools will be open the limited hours of 8:30am–4:00pm.

New Year's Holiday
December 31 (Wed)
Both Pools will be CLOSING EARLY at 5:00pm.
January 1 (Thurs)
Both Pools will be CLOSED.

High School Regional Meet
January 29–30 (Thurs–Fri)

Both Pools will be CLOSED.

SES District Meet
February 20–22 (Fri–Sun)

Both Pools will be CLOSED.

Southern Premier Meet
March 5–8 (Thurs–Sun)

Both Pools will be CLOSED.

NAC Practice Schedule

  • Monday
    5am-6:30am &
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
    5am-6:30am &
  • Friday
  • Saturday
    7am-12:00pm &

Due to school closures we will have one long course lane open for public swim during the following NAC practice times.

December 22nd-24th 7:00am - 9:30am (Long Course)

December 29th- Janurary 3rd 7:00am - 9:30am (Long Course)

NAC Masters Practice Schedule

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  • 5:00am-6:30am
  • 6:30am-7:30am
  • 8:30am-9:30am


  • 6:30am-7:30am


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  • 8:30am-9:30am


  • 6:30am-7:30am


  • 5:00am-6:30am
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  • 8:30am-9:30am


  • 9:30am-11am


  • 3:30pm-5:00pm