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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)

2015 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.-3:00pm
Tuesday: 6:00am-2:00pm
Wednesday: 6:00am-9:30am & 11:00am-3:00pm
Thursday: 6:00am-2:00pm
Friday: 6:00am-9:30am & 11:00am-6:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm-4:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Lap Swimming in the Competition Pool

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

NAC May Meet
May 14-17th (Thurs-Sun)
Both Pools will be CLOSED.

Memorial Day
May 25th (Monday)
Both Pools will be CLOSED.

Nashville Swim League City Meet
July 10th-12th (Fri-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- January 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


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