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Parks and Recreation

Aquatics

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
Children 5-12: $6
Seniors 62 & over: $6
College Students with current ID: $6
Disabled: $6
Active Military: $6
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: 6-9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tuesday: 6 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday: 6-9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Thursday: 6 a.m.-2 p.m.
Friday: 6-9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED

Lap Swimming in the Competition Pool

*Beginning Monday, Aug. 17, 2015:

Monday: 6 a.m.-7 p.m. (Long Course all day)
Tuesday: 6 a.m.-2 p.m. (Long Course) 2:30-7 p.m. (Short Course)
Wednesday: 6 a.m.-3 p.m. (Short Course) 3:30-7 p.m. (Long Course)
Thursday: 6 a.m.-2 p.m. (Long Course) 2:30-7 p.m. (Short Course)
Friday: 6 a.m.-7 p.m. (Short Course all day)
Saturday: 12-4 p.m. (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 2015/2016 - Schedule subject to change

Tri Swim Meet 2015

September 26th through September 27th (Saturday-Sunday) *This meet will not affect open swim times.

October Open Swim Meet 2015

October 17th through October 18th (Saturday-Sunday) Both pools will be CLOSED. The Locker rooms/sauna/steam rooms will be open on Friday, October 16th only.

Sprinting Turkey Classic Swim Meet 2015

November 21st through November 22nd (Saturday-Sunday) *This meet will not effect open swim times.

Music City Invitational Swim Meet 2015

December 4th through December 6th (Friday-Sunday) Both pools will be CLOSED. The Locker rooms/sauna/steam rooms will be open on Thursday, December 3rd only.

High School Regional Swim Meet 2016

January 29th (Friday) Both pools will be CLOSED. The Locker rooms/sauna/steam rooms will be open on Thursday, January 28th only.

Middle School Championship Swim Meet 2016

January 30th (Saturday) Both pools will be CLOSED. The Locker rooms/sauna/steam rooms will be CLOSED on Saturday, January 30th only.

High School State Championship Swim Meet 2016

February 12th through February 13th (Friday - Saturday) Both pools will be CLOSED. The Locker rooms/sauna/steam rooms will be open on Thursday, February 11th only.

USA Swimming District Swim Meet 2016

February 27th through February 28th (Friday - Saturday) Both pools will be CLOSED. The Locker rooms/sauna/steam rooms will be open on Thursday, February 26th only.

NAC Summer Sizzler Swim Meet 2016

June 16th through June 18th (Thursday - Saturday) Both pools will be CLOSED. The Locker rooms/sauna/steam rooms will be open on Wednesday, June 15th only.

NAC Practice Schedule

  • Monday
    7am-9:30am &
    3:30pm-8pm
  • Tuesday
    7am-9:30am &
    6pm-8pm
  • Wednesday
    7am-9:30am &
    3:30pm-8pm
  • Thursday
    7am-9:30am &
    3:30pm-8pm
  • Friday
    7am-9:30am &
    6pm-8pm
  • Saturday
    7am-9:30am

NAC Masters Practice Schedule

For more information on NAC Master please visit www.SwimNAC.com.

Monday

  • 5:00am-6:00am
  • 6:00am-7:00am
  • 9:30am-10:30am

Tuesday

  • 6:00am-7:00am

Wednesday

  • 5:00am-6:00am
  • 6:00am-7:00am
  • 9:30am-10:30am
  • 6:00pm-7:30pm

Thursday

  • 6:00am-7:00am

Friday

  • 5:00am-6:00am
  • 6:00am-7:00am
  • 9:30am-10:30am

Saturday

  • 9:30am-11:00am

Sunday

  • No practice