THE AQUATICS CENTER IS OPEN YEAR ROUND!!
Michaela Stephens, Aquatics Facility Manager
Phone: 575.678.1068 | E-Mail: michaela.n.franklinstephens.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!
Baby Pool has re-opened!
CYSS SWIM TEAM
The CYSS Swim Team has begun!
Practice times will be Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday's from 1530-1630 every week.
During this time period, three lap lanes in the main swimming pool will be reserved for practice.
The water slide will be unavailable in consideration of the swim team participants and coaching staff. Please plan your trips accordingly.
For additional information on the CYSS Swim Team, please contact CYSS Parent Central at 575-678-2441 or Matt Jackson at 575-678-6022
FALL & WINTER HOURS OF OPERATION:
(LABOR DAY - MEMORIAL DAY)
Open Free Swim: 1100-1900
MONDAY & TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
Lap Swimming: 1100-1200
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
WSMR AQUATICS CENTER & SKIES UNLIMITED
LEARN-TO-SWIM PROGRAM INFORMATION
THE WSMR S.F.A. & S.K.I.E.S. SWIMMING LESSONS ARE CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF STAFFING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE AQUATICS CENTER OR CYSS PARENT CENTRAL AT 575-678-2441.
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!
*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