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To begin the Lifeguarding Course Online, please visit the American Red Cross Online Learning Center for the Lifeguarding Curriculum HERE

We will begin another class when our facilities re-open to the public. The class is tentatively scheduled for April 7 - May 7, Tuesdays and Thursdays 5 pm - 9 pm at Bickford Aquatic Facility.

Let us know if you are interested in the class by filling out the form below:

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Pool

Our Mission: To provide comprehensive aquatic program opportunities to the citizens of Memphis. 

Indoor Pools:

  • Bickford Aquatic Center, 235 Henry Avenue, 901-578-3732. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Hickory Hill Aquatic Center, 3910 Ridgeway Road, 901-566-9685. Summer Hours:  Monday – Friday noon – 6 p.m. free swim; 6-8 p.m. swim lessons and classes. Winter hours:  Monday-Friday, noon-8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 -11 a.m. swim lessons and classes, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. free swim.  
  • Orange Mound Community Services Center Pool (ages 55 and older, except during summer season), 2590 Park Avenue, 901-576-6622. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. seniors only; 1-6 p.m.
  • Raymond Skinner Pool (physically challenged only), 712 Tanglewood Street, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (break for lunch, noon-1:00 p.m.); water aerobics 4-6 p.m.

 

Swim Lessons

  • Swim lessons for children: Monday through Friday, 6-6:45 p.m. for two weeks. $25 a session
  • Swim lessons for adults: Monday through Friday, 6-6:45 p.m. for two weeks. $48 a session
  • Call 901-566-9685 for locations

All swimmers on swim team or taking a swim class must fill out an Aquatic Activity Registration Form prior to class at a city pool. Please download the form by clicking the link above, or pick up a form at your local pool.

Water Aerobics
These classes are offered Monday through Thursday from 6-7 p.m. and on Saturday from 9-10 a.m. These sessions are held at the Hickory Hill Community Center location only. The fees per session are: $5 for individuals under 55 years of age and $3 for individuals 55 and older. All participants must have a city-issued pool card in order to participate. Newcomers are allowed to take the first session complimentary on Tuesday or Thursday from -7 p.m.

Pool rentals: The pool can be rented Monday - Friday after 8 p.m., on Saturday after 1 p.m. and on Sunday anytime before midnight. Please call 547-8018 for more pool rental information.

Rental Fees for City Aquatic Facilities

Pool party room rentals are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. (regular pool operational hours). Rooms have direct access to the pool and the room can host 15-30 people. The aquatic staff sets up the room, the renters bring in their own food, drink and therefore can enjoy the pool at the same time. Cost: $100 for two hours in addition to a $100 refundable cleaning deposit.

Aquatic Centers only accept cashiers checks or money orders, payable to the City of Memphis.

Outdoor Pools: These pools are open during the summer. Information about the 2020 summer pool season will be available soon.

L.E. Brown Pool 617 S. Orleans 527-3620
Charles Morris Pool 1225 Brown 272-0327
Douglass Pool 1616 Ash 323-3542
Ed Rice Pool 2907 N. Watkins 353-0627
Gaisman Pool 4223 Macon 374-9182
Gooch Pool 1974 Hunter 276-9685
Lester Pool 317 Tillman 323-2261
Pine Hill Pool 973 Alice 947-2978
Raleigh Pool 3678 Powers 372-1930
Riverview Pool 182 Joubert 948-7609
Tom Lee Pool 328 Peach 527-3748
Westwood Pool 833 Western Park 789-6275
Willow Pool 4777 Willow Rd. 763-2917

 


CONTACT US

Christopher Wells, Aquatics Supervisor


Aquatics Administration
235 Henry Ave
Memphis, TN 38108
901-578-3732

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