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

► WATCH VIDEO: Corpus Christi Public Pools & Splash Pads (posted 5-7-2021)

City Pools & Splash Pads Interactive Map

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Temporary Pool Closures

Below is CCISD's Winter-Spring 2024 schedule, during which it will close the entire Corpus Christi Natatorium for maintenance. We invite you to use Collier Pool during those days. 

  • May 3, 20–24
  • August 5–16


The schedule may be subject to change. Please check this page for updates before heading to a pool or call (361) 826-1749.

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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! 

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Aquatic Training Courses

We are offering the following four courses during spring 2024:

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Training - March 2, 3, 9 & 10
  • Lifeguard Training - March 11, 13, & 15
  • Junior Lifeguard Course - March 11, 13, & 15
  • Water Safety Instructor Training - March 12, 14, 23, & 24


Learn more.

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Swim Lessons

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 to 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. 
 

WINTER-SPRING 2024 PROGRAM:
(January 2 – March 28, 2024)

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Two Year-Round Pools

(Fall/Winter Season is August through December) 

(Winter/Spring Season is January through May) 

(Summer Season is Memorial Weekend through mid-August) 

 

YEAR-ROUND POOLS: Collier Pool and Corpus Christi Natatorium

The Natatorium is our indoor OLYMPIC-STYLE POOL facility designed to host competitive swim meets. The pool has many lanes for lap swimming, making 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 two 1-meter diving boards available! 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 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 during cold weather for year-round lap swimming.

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Summer Pools

(Summer Season is Memorial Weekend through mid-August) 

SUMMER POOLS: Greenwood Pool, H-E-B Pool, Oso Pool, and West Guth Pool

We have some exciting new concept pools with fun features 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 an outdoor pool that offers lap swim and several play features. The West Guth Pool features a zero-depth entry pool, climbing wall, and splash water features. We invite you to come and check out these new pools and enjoy time in the pool with family and friends!

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Splash Pads Open for Play!

OPEN for Spring Break during March 9–17, 2024!
     8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

(Operate May 1 to October 31)
Tuesday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Closed Monday for maintenance, except on holidays.

Corpus Christi offers four splash pads to delight many children. Each facility offers different interactive water features, so check them all out. The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department invites you to come out, get wet, and let the fun begin!

All the splash pads are FREE for everyone to enjoy!

Splash Pads are at Lindale Park, Salinas Park, Bill Witt Park, and West Haven Park.

Learn more about our Splash Pads.

NEWS ► Cole Park Splash Pad coming soon! This splash pad will be the newest amenity to be added to the City's premiere park, which is set along Corpus Christi Bay at 1900 Ocean Drive. It will include 23 interactive water features, shade structures, and ADA access. The estimated completion date is May 2024, weather permitting.

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Splash Parties

Make us your party zone! 

We offer you many exciting options to choose from for your special event. Splash Parties are only available during hours the pool is closed. We are currently not offering group parties during public swim hours. Learn more about our Splash Parties. ► Book your private pool party with us here. 

NOTICE: We are currently not accepting rentals for splash parties at this time. 

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New Aquatics Center to Open in 2024!

NEWS: Council Approves a Construction Contract for a New Aquatics Center (Released 4-11-2023)

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FEATURED VIDEO:

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

POOLS & INFORMATION

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Phone: (361) 826-1720 or (361) 826-1749

FREE ADMISSION at all City Pools!

REGISTER for Swim Lessons

RESERVE your Splash Party

City Pools & Splash Pads Interactive Map

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Winter–Spring 2024 Schedule
    (January 3–May 29, 2024)

Summer 2023 Schedule
    (June 3–August 6, 2023)

Fall-Winter 2023 Schedule
    (August 7–December 31, 2023)

Schedule may be subject to change. Please call (361) 826-1749 for updates before heading to the pool. 

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YEAR-ROUND POOLS


Collier 
3801 Harris Dr. 
Big Bucket Dunk + Fountain Features

Corpus Christi Natatorium
3202 Cabaniss Pkwy.
Indoor Olympic-Style Pool

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SUMMER POOLS


Greenwood  l  4305 Greenwood Drive 

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

Oso  l  1109 Bernice Drive 

West Guth  l  9705 Up River Road  l  (Splash Water Features) 

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SPLASH PADS

(Operate May to October)

Lindale Park  l  3133 Swantner Drive 

Salinas Park  l  1354 Airport Road 

Bill Witt Park  l  6869 Yorktown Boulevard 

West Haven Park  l  1718 Cliff Maus Drive 

► Learn more about our Splash Pads.

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JOIN OUR TEAM 


The Aquatics Program hires the most dedicated individuals committed to providing high-quality instruction and water safety as well as enjoy working with persons of all ages in an exciting and fun environment. 

HIRING OPPORTUNITIES
Please check back periodically for available positions.

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