2017 Summer Swim Schedule

Swim Season 2017
The summer swim schedule came to an end on Sunday, August 13. Beginning on August 14, the autumn swim schedule begins and runs through September 3. All sites will be open on Saturday and Sunday only and will be closed during the week. All pools will be open On Labor Day, Monday, September 4, from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pools will reopen on Memorial Day weekend 2018.

Ages: All Ages
Registration: Daily Sign-in Required
Fee: Free
Summer Schedule: June 3 - August 13, 2017
 Tuesday - Sunday, CLOSED ON MONDAY
 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
July 4th Schedule: July 4, 2017
 Tuesday
 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fall Schedule: August 14 - September 3, 2017
 Saturday - Sunday Only, CLOSED ON WEEKDAYS
 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Labor Day Schedule: September 4, 2017
 Monday
 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Memorial Park Lap Swim: May 30 - October 27
 (or earlier if water temperature drops below 72degrees.)
 Tuesday - Friday
 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • POOL SITES
  • POOL RULES
Alief (SwimWise)
 11903 Bellaire, 77072
Hobart Taylor
 8100 Kenton, 77028
Schwartz
 8203 Vogue, 77055
Agnes Moffitt
 10645 Hammerly, 77043
Inde Heights (SwimWise)
 603 East 35th, 77022
Sharpstown
 6600 Harbor Town, 77036
Beverly Hills
 9800 Kingspoint, 77075
Judson Robinson, Sr. (SwimWise)
 1422 Ledwicke, 77029
Stude
 1031 Stude, 77009
Clinton
 203 Mississippi, 77029
Lincoln
 1048 Grenshaw, 77007
Sunnyside
 3502 Bellfort, 77051
Cloverland
 11800 Scott, 77047
Love
 1000 West 12th St., 77008
T.C. Jester
 4205 T.C. Jester, 77018
Denver Harbor (Selena Perez)
 1020 Gazin, 77020
MacGregor
 5225 Calhoun, 77021
Tidwell
 9720 Spaulding, 77016
DeZavala
 7521 Avenue H, 77012
Mason
 541 South 75 th, 77023
Townwood
 3403 Simsbrook, 77045
Eastwood
 5000 Harrisburg, 77011
Memorial
 6402 Arnot, 77007
Tuffly (SwimWise)
 3200 Russell, 77026
Emancipation
 3018 Emancipation, 77004
Moody
 3201 Fulton, 77009
Westbury
 10605 Mullins, 77096
Finnigan
 4900 Providence, 77020
Northline
 6911 Nordling, 77076
Wilson Memorial
 100 Gilpin, 77034
George T. Nelson (Yellowstone)
 6900 LaSalette, 77021
Oak Forest
 1400 Dubarry, 77018
Windsor Village
 14441 Croquet, 77085
Glenbrook
 8201 North Bayou, 77017
Reveille
 7700 Oak Vista, 77087
 
Greenwood
 602 Beresford, 77015
Sagemont
 11507 Hughes, 77089
 

Please note the following Pool Rules and Regulations designed to insure that your trip to a Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) pool is a pleasant one. Please note: Failure to obey a lifeguard on duty may result in immediate removal from the premises by law enforcement.

HPARD Pool Rules and Regulations

  1. Non-Service Animals Prohibited
  2. Changing diapers within 6 feet of water feature is prohibited
  3. Use of water feature if ill with a contagious disease is prohibited
  4. Do not drink water from water feature
  5. Use of water feature when ill with diarrhea is prohibited
  6. Appropriate swim-wear required – No cut-os, shorts, T-shirts, or thongs Swim diapers are required for infants and babies
  7. Shower with soap and water before entering pool
  8. Children under 8 must be accompanied in the pool by a parent or an adult
  9. No diving permitted
  10. Walk, don’t run, in and around the pool
  11. No rowdy, reckless, or objectionable behavior permitted
  12. No smoking, eating, or drinking, except in designated areas
  13. No beverages or alcohol in glass containers permitted
  14. No profanity, vulgar remarks, or abusive language permitted
  15. Only USA Coast Guard-approved life preserve wear is permitted
  16. No flotation devices, such as floaties and inflatables, are permitted
  17. No guests allowed in oice or mechanical areas, except in emergencies
  18. No group activities allowed for day camps, private lessons, or swim teams without prior approval from the Director of the Parks an Recreation Department or designee
  19. Organized groups must provide at least one adult chaperone for every 8 swimmers
  20. Aquatic sta is not responsible for lost, misplaced, or personal items
  21. Pool closes immediately at first sign of thunder or lightning and re-opens 30 minutes after thunder and lightning have ended
  22. No excessively loud music permitted
  23. No open swimming in deep end or diving wells
  24. Swim lanes are recommended for circle lap swimming
  25. Only one user on water slide at a time, with immediate entry into pool Respect others and enjoy your visit!

Deep Water Slide Rules and Regulations (For Patrons)

  1. A person must be at minimum 42” in height and able to swim unassisted to use water slides and tread water where applicable for 30 seconds to qualify.
  2. No free swim allowed in the diving well.
  3. One person on the water slide at a time, with an immediate entry into the water.
  4. Wait for previous water slide guest to reach the ladder before descending into the water.
  5. Swim directly to ladder and exit.
  6. Guests using water slide are not allowed to:
    1. Stand directly under or in front of the ladder
    2. Run o the slide
    3. Do hand stands or cartwheels o the slide
    4. Wear personal flotation devices
    5. No hanging from water slide
    6. No hanging on the side of diving well or sitting around the deck of diving well
    7. Parents and/or private instructors may not slide with the child from the water slide or wait in the water in front of the water slide for the child to descend
    8. Slide head first
  7. Lifeguards enforce all rules for the safety of all guests using the water slides.
  8. Use caution when using the water slides.

Deep Water Swim Test Policy

The deep water swim test consists of jumping feet first from the side of the pool at the deep end, coming up treading water for 30 seconds, leveling o and swimming any stroke across the pool
and back on the surface of the water.

What to Know Before You Go

What to Wear
Appropriate commercial swim-wear is required – No cut-offs, shorts, T-shirts, or thongs. The City of Houston’s policy prohibits the wearing of T-shirts in swimming pools unless an exemption letter has been accepted and filed in our Aquatics Office. Exemptions are granted based on medical and/or religious reasons, for the wearing of plain white T-shirts only.

For the Kids
Children under 8 must be accompanied in the pool by a parent or an adult. Swim diapers are required for infants and babies. No flotation devices are permitted, such as floaters and inflatables.

What Not to Do
No smoking is allowed. No eating and drinking is allowed, except in designated areas. No beverages in glass containers or alcohol are permitted. No excessively loud music is permitted.

2017 Summer Swim Classes

The parks department offers a variety of other activities for the public to participate in from water fitness to learn to swim class for ages. All classes are free and space is limited on a “first come, first served” basis during specified registration periods. Online Registration is required and begins at 8:00 am on registration date. To register go to: https://apm.activecommunities.com/houstonparks/Home.

Classes include:
SWIMWISE - this free series of learn to swim classes offered for all ages and skill levels varying from beginner to advanced designed to teach swimming and water safety skills. Classes meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for 30 minutes every day for two weeks. There are four 2-week sessions offered during the summer, Junior Lifeguard and Parent and Me classes are offered as part of this program. These classes are offered as ONE session during the summer for eight weeks. See schedule for days.

H2OSafe - this series of free learn to swim classes are accessible to all and are offered at various skill levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Each session meets Tuesday through Friday for two weeks (30 minute class).

SWIMFins - these learn to swim classes are offered to children enrolled in the parks department’s Summer Enrichment Program. For more information on the Summer Enrichment Program click here.

WATER FITNESS CLASSES - These classes are designed to keep you active and t while socializing with other participants. The classes are geared for all participants and abilities with general exercise in the shallow end of the pool or more strenuous deep-water activity depending on class type.

The classes are free but registration is required and are lled on a “rst-come, rst served basis. Register online at www.houstonparks.org/aquatics or at pool site. Be aware that class size is limited to a maximum of 20 participants per site. Aqua shoes, a towel and a plastic bottle of water are recommended.

  • SWIMWISE
  • H₂O Safe
  • WATER FITNESS

SWIMWISE - this free series of learn to swim classes offered for all ages and skill levels varying from beginner to advanced designed to teach swimming and water safety skills. Classes meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for 30 minutes every day for two weeks. There are four 2-week sessions offered during the summer. Junior Lifeguard and Parent and Me classes are offered as part of this program. These classes are offered as ONE session during the summer for eight weeks. See schedule for days. Classes are FREE and space is limited on a “first-come, first-served” basis during specified registration periods. Online Registration is required and begins at 8 am on registration date. To register go to https://apm.activecommunities.com/houstonparks/Home

CLASS AGES DAYS TIMES
Parent and Me 12 – 24 months Saturday only 5:00 pm  – 5:30 pm
Parent and Me 25 – 36 months Saturday only 5:30 pm  – 6:00 pm
Swimwise: Level 1 3 – 5 years Tue - Fri 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Swimwise: Level 2 3 – 5 years Tue - Fri 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Swimwise: Level 3 3 – 5 years Tue - Fri 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Swimwise: Level 1 6 – 13 years Tue - Fri 3:15 pm   – 3:45 pm
Swimwise: Levels 2 & 3 6 – 13 years Tue - Fri 4:00 pm  – 4:30 pm
Swimwise: Junior Lifeguarding 13 – 14 years Tue - Thu 4:45 pm  – 5:15 pm
Swimwise: Junior Lifeguarding 15 & up Wed & Fri 4:45 pm  – 5:15 pm
Swimwise: Adult 14 years – Adult Tue - Fri 5:30 pm  – 6:00 pm

CLASS SESSION DATES DAYS ONLINE REGISTRATION
#1 June 13 – June 23 Tue - Fri May 30 – June 7, 2017
#2 June 27 – July 7 Tue - Fri June 12 – June 21, 2017
#3 July 11 – July 21 Tue - Fri June 26 – July 5, 2017
#4 July 25 – August 4 Tue - Fri July 10 – July 19, 2017

SWIMWISE SITES
Alief
 11903 Bellaire Blvd. 77072
 (281) 983-8137
Judson Robinson, Sr.
 1422 Ledwicke Street, 77029
 (713) 672-8958
Independence Heights
 603 E. 35th Street, 77022
 (713) 862-1284
Tuffly
 3200 Russell
 (713) 674-3367

H2O Safe - this free series of learn to swim classes offered for youth ages 6 - 13. The classes are designed to teach basic swim skills, swim strokes and water safety skills to help participants become proficient at swimming. Classes are accessible to all and are offered at various skill levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Each session meets Tuesday through Friday for 30 minutes every day for two weeks. Classes are FREE and space is limited on a “first-come, first-served” basis during specified registration periods. Online Registration is required and begins at 8 am on registration date. To register visit https://apm.activecommunities.com/houstonparks/Home

CLASS DATES TIMES ONLINE REGISTRATION
Session One - Level 1
 Session One - Level 2
 Session One - Level 3
June 13 - June 23
 June 13 - June 23
 June 13 - June 23
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 5:45 pm - 6:15pm
 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
May 30 - June 7
 May 30 - June 7
 May 30 - June 7
Session Two - Level 1
 Session Two - Level 2
 Session Two - Level 3
June 27 - July 7
 June 27 - July 7
 June 27 - July 7
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 5:45 pm - 6:15pm
 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
June 12 – June 21
 June 12 – June 21
 June 12 – June 21
Session Three - Level 1
 Session Three - Level 2
 Session Three - Level 3
July 11 - July 21
 July 11 - July 21
 July 11 - July 21
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 5:45 pm - 6:15pm
 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
June 26 – July 5
 June 26 – July 5
 June 26 – July 5
Session Four - Level 1
 Session Four - Level 2
 Session Four - Level 3
July 25 - Aug 4
 July 25 - Aug 4
 July 25 - Aug 4
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 5:45 pm - 6:15pm
 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
July 10 – July 19
 July 10 – July 19
 July 10 – July 19

Agnes Moffitt
 10645 Hammerly, 77043
Greenwood
 602 Beresford, 77015
Schwartz
 8203 Vogue, 77055
Beverly Hills
 9800 Kingspoint, 77075
Hobart Taylor
 8100 Kenton, 77028
Sharpstown
 6600 Harbor Town, 77036
Clinton
 203 Mississippi, 77029
Lincoln
 1048 Grenshaw, 77007
Stude
 1031 Stude, 77009
Cloverland
 11800 Scott, 77047
Love
 1000 West 12th St., 77008
Sunnyside
 3502 Bellfort, 77051
Denver Harbor (Selena Perez)
 1020 Gazin, 77020
Mason *
 541 South 75 th, 77023
T.C. Jester
 4205 T.C. Jester, 77018
DeZavala *
 7521 Avenue H, 77012
MacGregor
 5225 Calhoun, 77021
Tidwell
 9720 Spaulding, 77016
Eastwood
 5000 Harrisburg, 77011
Moody
 3201 Fulton, 77009
Townwood
 3403 Simsbrook, 77045
Emancipation *
 3018 Emancipation, 77004
Northline
 6911 Nordling, 77076
Westbury *
 10605 Mullins, 77096
Finnigan
 4900 Providence, 77020
Oak Forest
 1400 Dubarry, 77018
Windsor Village
 14441 Croquet, 77085
George T. Nelson (Yellowstone)
 6900 LaSalette, 77021
Reveille
 7700 Oak Vista, 77087
 
Glenbrook
 8201 North Bayou, 77017
Sagemont
 11507 Hughes, 77089
 
* Classes will be held 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Mason and Dezavala
   Classes will be held 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Westbury
   Classes will be held 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Emancipation Aquatic Center

Water Fitness - This free series of classes are offered for in a variety of skill levels for adults who would like to stay active and fit. These classes are offered in in a variety of levels which can consist of general exercise in the shallow end of the pool or more strenuous deep-water activity. Aqua shoes, a towel and a plastic bottle of water are recommended. Classes meet on various days and are FREE. Space is limited to a maximum of 20 participants per class at most pool sites. Registration is required to register online visit https://apm.activecommunities.com/houstonparks/Home.

Adult Circuit Water Fitness (Intensity - light to moderate): A combination of cardio, strength training, and exibility that takes you through a series of stations using effective circuit training principles and the latest aquatic equipment for a total body workout.

Silver Splash (Intensity - light): A water fitness class for mature adults to gently stretch, flex, tone, and socialize in shallow water.

Adult Aquatic Dance (Intensity - low to moderate): A combination of cardio, strength training and exibility using dance technique and rhythm to evoke creativity and focus. This is a total body workout.

Aqua Zumba (Intensity - light to moderate): Aqua Zumba combines high energy and Latin music unique moves and combinations in the water that allow participants to dance away their worries. It is based on the principle that a workout should be “fun and easy to do” allowing individuals to stick to the Zumba fitness program and achieve long term health benefits.

CLASS DATES TIMES ONLINE REGISTRATION
Agnes Moffitt
 10645 Hammerly, 77043
 Beverly Hills
 9800 Kingspoint, 77075
 Denver Harbor
 1020 Gazin, 77020
 Emancipation
 3018 Emancipation, 77004
 Hobart Taylor
 8100 Kenton, 77028
 Judson Robinson, Jr.
 1422 Ledwicke, 77029
 MacGregor
 5225 Calhoun, 77021
 MacGregor
 5225 Calhoun, 77021
 Sunnyside
 3502 Bellfort, 77051
 TC Jester
 4205 T.C. Jester, 77018
 Townwood
 3403 Simsbrook, 77045
 Westbury
 10605 Mullins, 77096
 Westbury
 10605 Mullins, 77096
 Windsor Village
 14441 Croquet, 77085
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7:00 pm - 7:50 pm

 7:10 pm - 8:00 pm

 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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 10:00 am - 10:50 am

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Adult Circuit Water Fitness

 Adult Circuit Water Fitness

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 Aqua Zumba

 Adult Circuit Water Fitness

 Adult Circuit Water Fitness

 Aqua Zumba

 Silver Splash

 Adult Circuit Water Fitness

 Adult Circuit Water Fitness

 Adult Hydro Fitness Power Training

 Adult Circuit Water Fitness

 Adult Circuit Water Fitness