Because summer might just be the best time of the year! We have compiled a handy list of summer aquatics in Georgetown for 2017. Whether you are looking for a place to swim, a splash pad for the tots, swim lessons for adults or children, lifeguard lessons or a swim team; we have you covered!
Places To Swim
Williams Drive Pool
3201 Williams Drive Map
Normal operating hours begin on May 27th, open daily except Mondays from 1pm to 7pm.
The Williams Drive Pool is the largest City of Georgetown pool. It has a length of 50 meters and can be divided into 8 lanes. The pool is 4 ft. deep overall, with a 12 ft. deep diving well.
For More Information – 512-930-3529
River Ridge Pool
414 South Ridge Circle Map
Normal operating hours begin on May 27th, open daily except Tuesday from 1pm to 7pm.
The River Ridge Pool has a 4 ft. deep larger shallow area and a smaller, 10 ft. deep area.
For More Information – 512-930-3533
Tennis Center Pool
400 Serenada Drive Map
Normal operating hours begin on May 27th, open daily except Mondays from 11pm to 7pm. Closed July 4th.
The Tennis Center Pool is part of the Georgetown Tennis Center. There is a main pool, 3 – 10 ft. deep, and a smaller baby pool, 1 ft. deep.
For More Information – 512-930-3508
370 Village Commons Boulevard Map
Normal operating hours begin on May 27th, open daily except Tuesdays from 1pm to 7pm.
The Village Pool is located in the Georgetown Village subdivision. There is a main pool, 4 – 5 ft. deep, and a smaller baby pool, 6 in. – 1 ft. 6 in. deep.
For More Information – 512-931-2758
The Blue Hole – Right in the heart of town, just 5 blocks north of the Georgetown Square and to the east of IH 35. The entrance to Blue Hole Park is at W. Second Street and Rock Street. As one of the gems of this area it offers both beauty and easy access for swimming, picnicking and fun in the sun!
Bring the little ones, there are places to wade, ducks to feed and lots of space to run and play.
For More information including park rules and contact info please go to https://hellogeorgetown.com/blue-hole-georgetown-texas/.
South San Gabriel River – Flowing through beautiful San Gabriel Park the dammed river is a peaceful area for swimming. You can hear the sound of the water spilling over the dam and enjoy the shade created by the tall cottonwood and pecan trees. The kids will love swimming with the ducks and fish. Be aware that there are no lifeguards on duty. The park offers a beautiful picnic area with tables, grass and lots of shade for relaxing or fun and games. Map
Rec Center Indoor Pool
1003 N. Austin Avenue Map
The Indoor Pool at the Georgetown Recreation Center is available for year-round use with facility membership or the purchase of a Daily Visit. Completion of a waiver is required for facility use.
The Indoor Pool is 25 yards wide, with 8 six-feet-deep lap lanes, a transition lane that slopes sideways from three to six feet, and a three-feet shallow end with areas designed for swim lessons and relaxing.
Both the men’s and women’s locker rooms have doors to the pool deck. There are also two family changing rooms. There are two rinse-off showers on the pool deck as well. An ADA accessible hydraulic chair lift is available.
For more information about the Rec Center Indoor Pool including hours, fees and contact info go to https://parks.georgetown.org/rec-center-indoor-pool/ or call 512-930-3541.
Rec Center Outdoor Play Pool
1003 N. Austin Ave Map
Featuring water slides, splash fountains, tumble buckets, and water cannons.
Normal operating hours begin on May 27th, open daily except Sundays from 10am to 8pm.. Closed July 4th.
For More Information – 512-930-3541. Pool Rules
San Jose Park Splash Pad
In the San Jose Park
1707 San Jose Street Map
Open daily April 1 through September 30 from 9am to 8pm.
The 1,656 square-foot water play area has 15 spray features, including a spray archway called a Super Soaker, a shower tunnel that sprays water in an archway from the ground, a T-shaped pole that spins and sprays called a Storm Spinner, popcorn jets that shoot water from the ground, and a post that sprays water in a bell shape. The play area has a shade awning on one side.
The splash pad will use recirculated water that is filtered, chlorinated, and stored in a tank below the surface. Parks staff will check chlorine levels daily. A motion sensor activates the spray features to run for several minutes before turning off automatically.
Downtown Splash Pad
816 S. Main Street next to the Art Center Map
Open daily April 1 through September 30 from 9am to 8pm.
The Downtown Splash Pad is a beautiful brick courtyard with water jets erupting from the ground! Unstaffed and free to the public.
Journey Gymnastics is offering swim lessons this summer. They have four different classes;
Lil Flippers is a 30 minute class. No previous experience necessary. Does not willingly put face underwater. Child must be potty trained and able to separate from parent.
Guppies is 45 minute class. Some swimming experience and willing to put face under water. Must be able to kick unassisted with noodle or kick board.
Goldfish is a 45 minute class. Some previous swimming experience and ability to retrieve items from bottom of the pool. Child must be able to swim the width of the pool unassisted.
Starfish is a 45 minute class. Child must be able to swim entire length of pool unassisted. Children will be learning proper swimming techniques.
Journey Gymnastics is located at 2524 Shell Road in Georgetown. Call 512-864-1334.
Georgetown Parks and Recreation offers several swim class options this summer;
Water Aerobics – Fun and exciting 45 to 60 minute routines that will give you a workout. Though all equipment is provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. 2017 Classes include H.E.A.R.T. (High Energy Aquatic Resistance & Toning), H2O Cardio, Midday Motion Workout, Digg’in the Deep, Hydra Boot Camp, Williams Drive Water Aerobics, Friday Fit & Fun and Silver Splash.
For more information on Water Aerobics including classes, times and fees please go to https://parks.georgetown.org/water-aerobics/.
LTS Parent Child – The purpose of Learn to Swim Parent and Child is to teach safe behaviors around the water for parents and their kiddos. This course develops swimming readiness by leading parents and their children in water exploration activities with the objective of having fun and becoming comfortable in, on, and around water. A least one adult is required to participate with the child. Each course includes 8 lessons.
LTS Preschool – Ages 3 to 5 years. Preschool Aquatics aims to promote the developmentally appropriate learning of fundamental water safety and aquatic skills by young children. Red Cross Preschool Aquatics teaches aquatic skills and safety skills in a logical progression to prepare children for Learn-to-Swim Level 1 and 2. Each course includes 8 lessons.
LTS Preschool Advanced – Ages 3 to 5 years. The objective of Preschool Advanced is to increase children’s proficiency in performing previously learned skills. This is accomplished by providing additional guided practice and increasing repetitions, distances, times or levels of refinement.
The skills in Preschool Advanced are performed independently. Children improve their coordination and control of combined simultaneous arm and leg actions and alternating arm and leg actions. New water safety topics are introduced, and previously acquired water safety knowledge and skills are reinforced. Each course includes 8 lessons.
LTS Level 1+2 – Ages 6 to 12 years. Learn-to-Swim Level 1 and Level 2 teaches children of varying ages and abilities water skills such as front crawl and different water treading actions in a logical progression. This course will introduce
skillful swimming and emphasize how to safely be in, on, and around the water. Each course includes 8 lessons.
LTS Level 3 – Ages 6 to 12 years. Learn-to-Swim Level 3 focuses on formal stroke development and building endurance to swim the full length of the pool. This course will improve skillful swimming and emphasize how to safely be in, on, and around the water. Each course includes 8 lessons.
LTS Level 4 – Ages 6 to 12 years. In Learn-to-Swim Level 4, participants will gain exposure to and further develop all major strokes (breaststroke, backstroke, sidestroke, butterfly, and front crawl). Additionally, time will be spent refining treading techniques and briefly introducing basic diving skills. Each course includes 8 lessons.
LTS Level 5 – Ages 6 to 12 years. In Learn-to-Swim Level 5, participants will learn to coordinate and refine previously learned strokes in order to swim greater distances. Additionally, basic competitive swimming techniques such as open turns and flip turns are introduced. Each course includes 8 lessons.
LTS Level 6 – Ages 6 to 12 years. The foundation of ARC Level 6 is to refine strokes so participants may swim with more ease, efficiency, power, and smoothness over greater distances. Fundamental diving skills are introduced and practiced. Each course includes 8 lessons.
LTS Adult – Ages 12 to adult. Adult level classes help teens or adults overcome their fear of the water and learn the skills to achieve a degree of water competency. Our team of instructors will help participants gain basic aquatic skills and/or refine the participant’s swimming strokes to meet individual goals. Each course includes 8 lessons.
For more information including prices, times and where to register; go to https://parks.georgetown.org/classes-and-programs/.
Lifeguard Instruction – Ages 15 to adult. The foundation of the ARC Lifeguarding program is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. Take a stand. Be a Leader. Become a lifeguard.
Certification is valid for 2 years. To be certified, individuals must attend every class and demonstrate mastery of all related skills and knowledge.
Please bring a sack lunch or snack as needed, as well as swimsuit & towel. Classes will be held in the Event Room of the Georgetown Recreation Center.
For more information including class dates, fees, job info and registration go to https://parks.georgetown.org/lifeguarding/.
American Red Cross Junior Guard Safety Training – Ages 11 to 14 years. Find out what it takes to become a great lifeguard with this American Red Cross junior life guarding program! Participants will also learn the fundamentals of babysitter training and pet first aid. Each course will take an educational field trip as well as travel daily to one of our outdoor seasonal pools.
Location: Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Avenue
For more information about Junior Guard Safety Training including fees, dates and registration please go to https://parks.georgetown.org/arc-junior-guard-safety-training/.
Competitive Swim Teams
Georgetown Aquadillos Summer Swim Team – Providing a fun summer swim team experience in central Texas since 1985. Our experienced coaching staff teaches swimming technique, while maintaining a fun, laid-back, summer attitude.
Texas Gold Swimming Georgetown – A swim team for adults over 18 years of age located in Central Texas. Offering coached practices that are tailored to your ability and goals. You will learn a variety of drills, work on all your strokes, and improve fitness.
U.S. Masters Swimming – USMS is a national membership-operated nonprofit organization that provides membership benefits to nearly 60,000 Masters swimmers across the country. These benefits include insurance, SWIMMER magazine, sanctioned events, and many others.
Pool Rentals – Want to rent a pool for your group or party? Here you go https://parks.georgetown.org/pool-rental/.
Find a bunch more summer fun on our Summer Camps Page.