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Aquatic Center

The Aquatic Center offers an inexpensive refreshing splash of summer fun. The Aquatics Team offers private and group swimming lessons, youth swim lessons, and life guarding classes. The pool also hosts special events like triathlon, dive-in movies and a dog day at the pool. The pool can be reserved for private parties and unit trainings.

The Aquatic Center is located between the Fitness Center on the METC Campus and Salado Park. Pools may close without notice during inclement weather conditions, call to verify availability.

Pool Information

Certified lifeguards are on duty and easily identified with blue shirts. All lifeguards must annual recertification on CPR and First Aid.

50-meter Olympic-sized Pool
Kiddy Pool
3 Water Slides
3 Lap Lanes
Aqua Climbing Wall
Shaded Picnic Area
Male & Female Locker Rooms



Olympic-sized Pool
The pool stretches 25-yards wide by 50-meters long and ranges from 4 - 12 feet deep. Coast Guard approved swimming devices are allowed, however inflatable floating devices are not. Diving toys, beach balls and other pool toys are subject to approval by management. (On crowded days, the lifeguards may have to restrict all such devices.)

Baby Pool
The baby pool is open to young swimmers under age 6. Part of the pool is shaded and ranges from
1 -2 feet deep. Non potty trained children must wear swim diapers.

Water Slides
The tower slide is 42 feet tall and includes a 66 foot speed slide and a 304 foot curvy slide and drops into 5 1/2 feet of water. The drop slide has a 6 foot drop into 12 feet of water. The aqua climb starts below the water line and extends upwards by 3 meters at a 10 degree angle.

Lap Lanes
There are 3 lap lanes, kick boards and pull buoys are available for use to maximize your lap swimming or water walking experience. Fins, kick boards, snorkels, buoys and jogging belts may be used by lap swimmers in lap lanes only.

Pool Reservations

Private Parties
Patrons may rents the pool for private parties. The fee $100/hour and includes 6 lifeguards. Parties can be held before opening or after closing of the pool. During these functions there is no limit on non-ID cardholders allowed. The person renting the pool must be a DOD cardholder and cannot charge an admission fee.

Unit Training
The pool can also be reserved for training. The water temperature can be heated during winter months. Reservations should be made in advance to ensure facility space. For more information, contact the manager at (210) 221-4887.

Pool Rules

Admission & Fees
The Aquatic Center is open to all DoD cardholders. Cardholders may sponsor up to 2 guests and are responsible for his/her guests. Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Children wearing flotation devices, to include life jackets, must be accompanied by an adult. Diaper aged children must wear swim diapers and diapers must be changed in the restroom.

Daily Admission   Fee    
Patrons 10 & under   $2 per individual    
Patrons 11 & over   $3 per individual    
Summer Pass   Fee    
Military Student   $35    
Individual Pass   $45    
Family Pass   $85 (3 pass) $10 per additional member  
Swimming Lessons   Fee    
Parent & Child
(6 months - 3 years)
  $65 for 8 lessons    
Youth (4-16 years)      
Pool Reservations   Fee Additional Fee  
Pool Parties   $75 (per hour) Water Slides $75 (per hour)  
      Climbing $25 (per hour)  
      Baby Pool $25 (per hour)  

Personal Belongings
The Aquatic Center is not responsible for personal belongings. Please do not bring valuables into the pool. Lockers are available to secure personal items such as clothes. We are not responsible for items stored in lockers and patrons must supply their own locks. Personal locks left on lockers will be removed.

Pool Toys & Flotation Devices
All flotation devices must be Coast Guard approved and not inflatable. Diving toys, beach balls and other pool toys are subject to approval by management. On crowded days, the lifeguards may have to restrict all such devices.




(210) 221-4887

Open Seasonally
Memorial(May 23)-Labor Day (Sept 29)
School Days: 4-8 pm
Non-School Days:

Bldg 3300 Williams Rd


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