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Swimming

The Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Branch operates the swimming facilities listed below, supports PT, instructional swim for active duty Soldiers, various military trainings, and hosts a myriad of recreational activities. Recreational programming includes, but is not limited to: Open Swimming at Splash and West Beach, Water Aerobics, SCUBA Courses, Lifeguarding and other Health & Safety Certification Courses, Joint Ventures with CYSS for EDGE program components and SKIES Youth Swimming Lessons, and a Youth Swim Team (parent-run, non-profit, post-approved organization). For information, please call the Physical Fitness Center (PFC) at (334) 255-9162.




SPLASH! Pool & Spray Park
Building 113 on Novosel Street (behind The Landing Zone)
Open to the public

SPLASH! Pool & Spray Park will be opening for weekends and holidays only in May, from 11 am–5:30 pm. The park will be open full time beginning Friday, May 29 (open six days/week, closed on Tuesdays). SPLASH! is Family & MWR’s favorite summer pool hangout, complete with double flume slides, a diving board, climbing wall, spray park for the little tykes, and plenty of room to lounge and soak up the sun. SPLASH! Spray Park is the perfect location for youth to get wet and cool off. Parents can enjoy the play time of their youth in one of the many lounge chairs in the area. Don’t forget bathing suits, towels, and sun block. SPLASH! is open during the summer season and can be rented out for private parties. Daily and season passes can be purchased at SPLASH!, MWR Central, and the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Centers. SPLASH! is open to the public.

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2014 Summer Swimming Schedule

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Physical Fitness Center Indoor Pool Closes June 1-August 2, 2015
Building 4605 on Andrews Avenue

  • Open to Authorized Patrons ONLY
  • Lap lanes and open swim area
  • Fitness and Recreational Equipment available
  • Monday – Friday, 5:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. (5:30 – 7 a.m. is PT/Training only)
  • Saturday – Sunday/Holidays/DONSA’s, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Lifeguarding Courses:

Lifeguarding Courses will be held at the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center on Andrew’s Ave. Each Lifeguard training class (once completed) includes American Red Cross certifications in Lifeguarding, Water-front Lifeguarding, Water-park Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR & AED administration. Each certification is valid for 2 years from the course completion date. Courses are available to ages 15 and up and costs is $125.00 for Military/DoD ID card holders and $150.00 for General Public. Prerequisite on first day must be passed to enter the course. Prerequisite requirements include: Non-stop swim of 550 meters, 2 minute tread using only legs, dive ring retrieval, and a timed 20 m/retrieval swim. You may register at the front desk of the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center. The cut-off for registration is three days prior to course start date. Class may be canceled if minimum enrollment is not met. For more information, please contact the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center at (334) 255-2296.

Lifeguarding Course Dates & Times:

  • June 1-5, 9 am- 5 pm

 

Adult Swim Lessons: Want to learn how to swim? The Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center is offering Adult Swim Lessons throughout the month of January, February, and March. Beginner Level Swim Lessons will held from 11:45 am – 12:30 pm and 5:15 – 6 pm. Intermediate Level Swim Lessons will be held from 6:15 – 7 pm every Tuesday and Thursday this month for a total of 8 Sessions. Register at the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center’s front desk or MWR Central 3 days prior to the start of the Session. Cost is $40.00 and there is a minimum requirement of 3 participants in order to conduct the course. For more information please contact the Fort Rucker Aquatics Manager at 334-255-9162. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, (334) 255-2296.

 

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West Beach, Lake Tholocco- Opens May 29, 2015
Building 24207 on Johnston Road
Outdoor Recreation
Phone: 334-255-4305
Open to the public

Open May 23-24
Open Friday – Tuesday: May 29 – August 4
Open Weekends/holidays only: August 8 – Sept 7, Labor Day


 

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Flynn PoolOpening June 1-August 2
Building 9222 on Park Drive

  • Open to Authorized Patrons ONLY
  • Fitness swimming, swim lessons and other instructional classes only.
  • Not open for recreational swimming.
  • Monday-Friday,  5:30 a.m. -7 p.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday/Holidays/DONSA’s, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Flynn Pool is named in honor of POFC Raymond P. Flynn, Armed Helicopter Door Gunner, killed in action in Vietnam on 17 January 1964.

 

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Aquatics Programs

We offer a variety of aquatics programs throughout the year. View our for a list and description of activities. You may also download the Aquatics Activity Registration Form to sign-up for an activity.