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The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department’s Aquatics Program staff encourage residents to build a life-long passion for swimming while enjoying the water. We offer general swim, lap swim, and swim lessons. The department is dedicated to providing high-quality instruction in a fun and friendly environment.


New Temporary Hours for Collier Pool & Natatorium

Due to the pool heater being temporarily out of service at Collier Pool, we have adjusted the hours for the pools until further notice.

Collier Pool hours:
Monday–Friday, 11:30am–1:30pm; and Saturday & Sunday 10am–1pm.

Natatorium hours:
Lap Swim: Monday–Friday, 5am–6:30am, and 4:30pm–8pm
General Swim: Saturday & Sunday, 1pm–4pm. 


Enjoy Free Pool Admission at All City Pools!

► We are excited to offer this service free of charge at all our City pools for everyone to enjoy! Come out to our pools and swim. Stay fit and have fun, Corpus Christi! 


Now Hiring for City Pools

Lifeguards - Managers - Swim Instructors - Flyer


Lifeguard Certification Classes

► Two Classes Offered: March 9–10, and March 12–13.
Deadline to register is March 2, 2020
Register Online Today!

Certification will be valid for two years upon completion. Participants need to register online and will be sent a follow-up email on how to create an account with the American Red Cross. There are requirements prior to class. ► For more details, read the Flyer.



Through our swim lessons, we teach swimmers of all ages and skill levels to master swimming while also teaching the importance of water safety. Please view ‘Swim Lesson Levels’ for more details on the structure of our learn-to-swim program. Group swimming lessons are designed for children ages 3-12. Teen/Adult, as well as Parent & Toddler classes, are also available. Level placement is based on the student’s swimming ability, age, and date registered. Swimmers ‘graduate’ to more advanced levels once they are competent in all the skills covered in the previous level. 

     (Season runs February 3–May 15, 2020)



Make us your party zone! 

Book your pool parties with us. We offer you many exciting options to choose from for your special event. 



The Natatorium is our newly renovated indoor OLYMPIC-STYLE POOL facility designed to host competitive swim meets. The pool has many lanes for lap swimming which also makes it ideal for conditioning. It now has a large, tiled-pool floor with lane stripes to guide the path for swimmers. Enjoy the warm activity pool or jump into the deep end from one of the five diving boards! We invite you to come for a tour and book a fun party for your guests to have an extraordinary experience.

Collier Pool is our newly reconstructed outdoor pool which features the BIG BUCKET DUNK! Enjoy the beach-inspired entry, experience the splash of the big bucket, fun water features, picnic tables and relax under the gulf streams, or jump into the deep end! The pool also includes six lanes and is heated for year-round lap swimming.



(Summer Season is early June to early August)

Choose from any of our available list of summer pools: Natatorium, Collier, Greenwood, H-E-B, Oso, and West Guth Pool.

We have some exciting new concept pools with fun features for you to consider. Our H-E-B Pool is a wonderful choice for younger and inexperienced swimmers with its zero-depth entry pool, fun water features, cabanas, and a party-concession area. The fun water features encourage children to splash in the water and are perfect for play! Collier Pool is a newly reconstructed outdoor pool which offers lap swim and several play features (scroll above to read more about the pool features). The newly renovated West Guth Pool reopened in July 2018 and now includes a new pump room with a zero-depth entry pool, climbing wall, and new splash water features. We invite you to come and check out these new pools and enjoy time in the pool with family and friends!



Collier Pool Renovation (May 22, 2018)
West Guth Pool reopened in summer 2018.

Four-Legged Friends Enjoy Annual Doggy Dip at H-E-B Pool (September 19, 2017) 


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Phone: (361) 826-1749

FREE ADMISSION at all City Pools!

REGISTER for Swim Lessons

RESERVE your Splash Party



Fall / Winter / Spring Schedule
    (August 12, 2019–May 22, 2020)

Summer 2019 Schedule
    (June 1–August 11, 2019) 



3801 Harris Dr. 
Big Bucket Dunk + Fountain Features

Corpus Christi Natatorium
3202 Cabaniss Pkwy.
Olympic-Style Pool



Greenwood  l  4305 Greenwood Dr.

H-E-B  l  1520 Shely St.  l  (Splash Water Features)

Oso  l  1109 Bernice Dr. 

West Guth  l  9705 Up River Rd.  l  (Splash Water Features)



The Aquatics Program is always looking for a few good men and women dedicated to providing high-quality instruction and water safety as well as enjoy working with persons of all ages in an exciting and fun environment.  


Senior Pool Mechanic - Flyer

Lifeguards - Managers - Swim Instructors - Flyer

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