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Parks and Recreation

Aquatics

sportsplex aquatic center with rec pool and lap pool

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

Daily Rates

Adults 18-61: $8
Children 5-17: $7
Seniors 62 & over: $7
College Students with current ID: $7
Disabled: $7
Active Military: $7
Children 4 & under: FREE (with paid adult)

2016 Regular Hours

Schedule is subject to change. Pool closure calendar is also available on this page.

Open Swimming in the Recreation Pool

Monday: 6:00am-9:30am and 11:00am-3:00pm
Tuesday: 7:30am-2:00pm
Wednesday: 6:00am-9:30am and 11:00am-3:00pm
Thursday: 6:00am.-2:00pm
Friday: 7:30am-9:30am and 11:00am-6:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm-4:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Lap Swimming in the Competition Pool

Monday: 6:00am-9:30am (Long Course); 10:00am-7:00pm (Short Course)
Tuesday: 6:00am-7:00pm (Long Course)
Wednesday: 6:00-7:00pm (Long Course)
Thursday: 6:00am-9:30am (Long Course); 10:00am-7:00pm (Short Course)
Friday: 6:00am-9:30am (Long Course); 10:00am-6:00pm (Short Course)
Saturday: 12:00pm-4:00pm (Short Course all day)
Sunday: CLOSED

Need to Know

  • Rinse off before getting in the pool.
  • Pools are indoor.
  • Pool depth: Recreation 3.5-5.00 feet; Competition 7.0-14.00 feet
  • Pool Lane Lengths: Long Course - 50 meters, Short Course - 25 yards
  • During long course, only two lanes are open for public swim.
  • Nashville Aquatics Club (NAC) schedule located to the right.
  • 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.
  • *Two lanes set up during open swim in the recreation pool for Nashville Dolphins and Swim America.
  • Lap pool is 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.
  • Children ages three and under MUST wear a swim diaper.
  • An adult in the water must accompany children ages 4 and under AND 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.

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Boy and girl lap swimming at sportsplex

Pool Closures 2016

Schedule subject to change.

July 4th Holiday

Both pools & Locker rooms CLOSED July 2-4 (Saturday-Monday).

Nashville Swim League City Meet

Both pools CLOSED July 7-10 (Thursday-Sunday)

Locker rooms only open Thursday, but closed the remainder of the weekend.

NAC Practice Schedule

Visit NAC Practice Schedule

NAC Masters Practice Schedule

Visit NAC Masters.