2017 Summer Swim Schedule
When school lets out for summer, parks department pools open to provide Safe and Fun swimming opportunities for all. The department’s 37 outdoor pool sites will open for the Memorial Day weekend May 27 - May 29 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm (Saturday, Sunday and Monday).
During the Summer Season (June 3 - August 13) all sites will be open Tuesday - Sunday 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm (all pools are closed on Monday for regular maintenance.
During the Fall Season (August 14 - Sept 3) all sites will be open on Saturday and Sunday only and will be closed during the week.
|Registration:||Daily Sign-in Required|
|Memorial Day Weekend:||May 27, May 28, and May 29, 2017
Saturday, Sunday and Monday
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
|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
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
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.
What to Wear
For the Kids
What Not to Do
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.
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- this free series of learn to swim classes oered 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 oered during the summer. Junior Lifeguard and Parent and Me classes are oered as part of this program. These classes are oered as ONE session during the summer for eight weeks. See schedule for days. Classes are FREE and space is limited on a “rst-come, rst-served” basis during specied registration periods. Online Registration is required and begins at 8 am on registration date. To register go to https://apm.activecommunities.com/houstonparks/Home
H2O - this free series of learn to swim classes oered for youth ages 6 - 13. The classes are designed to teach basic swim skills, swim strokes and water safety skills to help participants become procient at swimming. Classes are accessible to all and are oered 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 “rst-come, rst-served” basis during specied registration periods. Online Registration is required and begins at 8 am on registration date. To register visit https://apm.activecommunities.com/houstonparks/Home
Water Fitness - this free series of classes are oered for in a variety of skill levels for adults who would like to stay active and t. These classes are oered 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 eective circuit training principles and the latest aquatic equipment for a total body workout.
Silver Splash (Intensity - light) : A water tness class for mature adults to gently stretch, ex, 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 tness program and achieve long term health benets.
ACTIVITIES GUIDE & CLASS CATALOG
H.P.A.R.D.’s Summer Activities Guide & Class Catalog is available online now! Check out the listings for recreation, fitness, and educational opportunities you and your family can take part in!
REQUESTS FOR PUBLIC RECORDs
Houston Parks and Recreation Department
2999 S. Wayside Drive
Houston, TX 77023
Recreation and Wellness
- ADAPTIVE SPORTS AND RECREATION
- ADULT SPORTS/SPORTS LEAGUES AND RECREATION
- AFTER-SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM (A.S.A.P.)
- AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM (A.S.E.P.)
- AFTER-SCHOOL MEAL PROGRAM (A.S.M.P.)
- COMMUNITY CENTERS
- FITNESS CENTERS / GYMS
- SENIOR SPORTS AND RECREATION
- TENNIS CENTERS
- YOUTH SPORTS AND RECREATION
Permits and Reservations
- May 18 - NRPA Meet Me At The Park
- Mar 30 - Meet Me At The Park
HPARD Calendar of Events