THE AQUATICS CENTER IS OPEN!!
Robert C. Koren, Aquatics Facility Manager
Phone: 575.678.1068 | E-Mail: Robert.C.Koren.NAF@mail.mil
Bldg. 462 Flagler Street, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico 88002
The Aquatic Center is in Building 462, adjacent to the Community Center and offers a 25-meter, eight lane pool plus a 24-foot diameter children's pool. The main pool depth is 3.5 feet at the shallow end and 12 feet at the deep end. The water temperature is kept at 80-82°, perfect for training and recreational swimming. There are 1 and 3 meter diving boards, water basketball, inner tubes and water polo equipment. The center features two sun decks with lounge chairs and tables, perfect for birthday and private parties. The Aquatics Center also gives time to Active Duty Military PT reservation time free of charge.
THE HIGH-DIVE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR REPAIRS/UPGRADES!
SUMMER 2015 HOURS OF OPERATION:
(MEMORIAL DAY - LABOR DAY)
Open Free Swim: 1100-1900
MONDAY - FRIDAY
Lap Swim Only: 1000-1200
Open Free Swim: 1200-1900
Open Free Swim: 1100-1900
*HOLIDAY OPERATING HOURS ARE 1100-1900*
The WSMR Aquatics Center will be CLOSED on the following holidays:
New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, & Labor Day
AUGUST SUMMER PROGRAMS:
SATURDAY, 08 AUGUST, 2015: Pick-Up Water Volleyball
Admission Fee: $2.00 per person OR punch cards accepted! / Actice Duty service members FREE as always!
Get the family and friends together to play a few games of pick-up water volleyball at the Aquatics Center from 1200 until 1400 on Saturday, 08 August (no reservation required)! Regular admission rates apply; $2.00 per civilian and Active Duty service members are FREE of charge as always!
SATURDAY, 22 AUGUST, 2015: Back-to-School Summer Sizzler
Admission Fee: $5.00 per person (includes all activites and attraction, in addition to food!) No punch cards.
Grab your bathing suits and towels and get ready for a fun packed day at the Aquatics Center! Even though school has started, we have a "SIZZLING"event planned for the entire family! The Aquatics Center will be rolling out the ZORB BALLS for participants to play in and will also have other fun attractions like the dunk tank, ring toss, corn hole, a bouncy house for the kids, and t-shirt tye-dying (please bring your own t-shirt). Food will be also be served as part of the event at no extra cost (hot dog, chips, and a drink)!!
SWIMMING POOL FEES:
Active Duty: FREE w/ Military I.D.
Civilians: $2.00 per person
30-Punch Card: $40.00 per Punch Card
Snack & Pro Shoppe: Fees vary by item!
*Learn-to-Swim: $30.00 per Student
*Swim Babies: $30.00 per Student
*Please register for all swimming lessons at CYSS Parent Central Services at Bldg. 501 (second floor) or contact them by telephone at 575-678-2441
*Children one (1) and under are free of charge
THUNDER AND LIGHTNING POLICY
In accordancde with the NATIONAL LIGHTNING SAFETY INSTITUTE, THE AMERICAN RED CROSS, and the facility STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES (SOP), the following policy for THUNDER and LIGHTNING will take effect in the event THUNDER and/or LIGHTNING is seen and/or heard in the immediate area:
1. All swimming pools will be cleared for a period of thirty (30) minutes at the sound of the long whistle blast from the Aquatics Staff.
2. If thunder and/or lightning is seen and/or heard again within any thirty (30) minute countdown, the thirty (30) minute countdown will RESTART.
3. Patrons are strongly urged to avoid the use of showers during this time period until the threat is no longer present.
4. The Aquatics Staff will announce when the re-opening of the swimming pools when the threat is no longer present.
THE AQUATICS CENTER STRONGLY URGES THE PUBLIC TO "LIKE" THE FACILITIES FACEBOOK (WSMR Aquatic Center) PAGE TO RECIEVE UPDATES ABOUT INCLEMENT WEATHER FACILITY CLOSURES AND RE-OPENING!
Group Pool Party Reservations
The Aquatics Center can host your next pool party or business gathering! Reservations required, please call the Aquatics Center at 575-678-1068 or email Robert.C.Koren.NAF@mail.mil for more information and reservations.
MAXIMUM (IN-WATER) POOL CAPACITY IS 135 PEOPLE!
CATAGORY LISTING: Price: Time Length:
15-25 PARTICIPANTS $70.00 2 hours
26-45 PARTICIPANTS $100.00 2 hours
46-65 PARTICIPANTS $140.00 2 hours
66-85 PARTICIPANTS $180.00 2 hours
81-100 PARITICPANTS $220.00 2 hours
101-135 PARTICIPANTS $300.00 2 hours
Additional Pool Time $30.00 Per every 30 minutes
Bouncy House Rental $65.00 Duration of reservation
Summer Pool PT Hours:
(Memorial Day - Labor Day)
Monday - Friday: 0600-9000
The Aquatics Center will accept Active Duty / Military pool PT time with appointment and reservations required. All PT groups must have TWO certified lifeguards present to conduct PT training while in the water.
Contact the WSMR Aquatics Center at 575-678-1068 or email Robert.C.Koren.NAF@mail.mil to reserve your pool PT time and additional information.