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Bryan Aquatic Center

Bryan Aquatic Center
3100 Oak Ridge Drive, Bryan, Texas 77802
Phone: (979) 209-5222
Fax: (979) 209-5524

The Bryan Aquatic Center boasts an Olympic-sized pool, featuring a 175-foot water-slide, a baby pool, two diving boards, and plenty of space for the whole family to bask in the sun! The pool is open to the public throughout the year. It is also available for rental after hours on a first-come, first-served basis. The water is heated to make it a great temperature for fun year round!

Facility Rules

  1. Children ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or older) who is capable of caring for the child in the water. One adult chaperone must be present for every 2 children ages 11 and under.
  2. All patrons (swimmers and sunbathers) must wear swimming suits with appropriate lining.
  3. Abusive, loud, or profane language is not permitted in any part of the pool facilities.
  4. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the premises.
  5. Patrons may bring in their own food and drinks; however alcohol and glass bottles are prohibited.
  6. Any persons known or suspected of having a communicable condition, open sores, bandages, or open wounds shall be denied admittance. The head lifeguard will have discretionary powers in these matters.
  7. All swimmers must take a complete shower before entering the pool.
  8. Playing or hanging on the ladders is strictly forbidden.
  9. Rough play, dunking, water fighting, diving off another persons shoulders, riding on another persons back or pushing others into the pool is not permitted. NO HORSEPLAY!
  10. Swimmers are not allowed to run and dive over the edge of the pool, dive or jump from the lifeguard stands, or dive or jump from the decks backwards. No twisting jumps or flips from the side will be allowed.
  11. Distracting a lifeguard from his/her duty or falsely summoning aid is prohibited.
  12. Inflatable beach balls and floating apparatuses shall be allowed only at the discretion of the head lifeguard and restricted to the shallow water only.
  13. Staff reserves the right to check bags and coolers at the entrance of all pool facilities.
  14. Lifeguards have complete authority at all times under the supervision of the head lifeguard.
  15. The City of Bryan reserves the right to deny entry into its aquatic facilities should the rules of the facility not be followed.

Admission and Fees

Daily Admission: Child (Ages 4-11): $2   /   Adult (Age 12+): $3

Pool Pass Fees (Resident; Non-Resident)

  • 25 Punch Pass: $40; $48
  • Annual Individual: $200; $240
  • Annual Family (4 persons): $350; $420   /   Each additional member: $30; $36
  • Summer Individual: $85; $102
  • Summer Family (4 persons): $150; $180   /   Each additional member: $10; $12
  • Replacement pass: $1; $1

Bryan Aquatic Center Rental Fees (Resident; Non-Resident)

  • 2 hours (100 or fewer): $250; $300   /   Each additional hour: $125; $150
  • 2 hours (101-200): $300; $360   /   Each additional hour: $150; $180
  • 2 hours (201-300): $400; $480   /   Each additional hour: $200; $240
  • 2 hours (301-400): $500; $600   /   Each additional hour: $250; $300
  • Kiddie Pool:  2 hours (25 max): $50; $60   /   Each additional hour: $25; $30

Bryan Aquatic Center Pool Hours

Lap Swimming Only Hours


Now thru May 23
May 27 – May 30
June 2 – June 6

Monday – Friday:
5:30 AM – 7:30 AM
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
3:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Saturday:
11:30 AM – 3:30 PM


Water Aerobics Hours


Open while weather permitting

Monday – Friday:
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Summer Lap Swim Hours


May 24 – May 26 (Memorial Day Weekend)
May 31 – June 1
June 7 – August 24
August 30 – August 31
September Weekends:
6 & 7; 13 & 14; 20 & 21; 27 & 28

Monday – Friday:
5:30 AM – 7:30 AM
11:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Saturday – Sunday:
11:30 AM – 7:00 PM


Summer Recreation Swim Hours


May 24 – May 26 (Memorial Day Weekend)
May 31 – June 1
June 7 – August 24
August 30 – August 31
September Weekends:
6 & 7; 13 & 14; 20 & 21; 27 & 28

Monday – Sunday:
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM




Seasonal Pools

Sue Haswell Pool

(Thursday, August 7 — August 22, 2014)

Pool Hours: Monday – Friday: 12 pm – 5 pm

Daily Admission: Child (Ages 4-11): $2   /   Adult (Ages 12+): $3  / Children Under 3 yrs. old: Free

The Sue Haswell Pool is available for rental for groups of fewer than 100 people. Call 209-5222  for rental information or reservations.

Sue Haswell Pool Rental Fees (Resident; Non-Resident)

  • 2 hours (100 or fewer): $125.00; $150.00   /   Each additional hour: $60.00; $72.00

Henderson Harbor

(End of BISD School Year to Beginning of BISD School Year)

Daily Admission: Child (Ages 4-11): $2   /   Adult (Ages 12+): $3

Pool Hours: Monday – Sunday: 1 pm – 7pm

Henderson Harbor Rental Fees (Resident; Non-Resident)

  • 2 hours (100 or fewer): $225.00; $270.00   /   Each additional hour: $110.00; $132.00
  • 2 hours (101-200): $275.00; $330.00   /   Each additional hour: $110.00; $132.00



Swim Lessons

Bryan Aquatics offers swim lessons for ages 3 – adult and for parents with infants ages 6 – 36 months. Each session meets Monday through Friday for 2 weeks. We guarantee 8 out of 10 lessons. Parents will receive a parent handbook upon registering for a session.

Additional arrangements can be made for special groups by contacting the Bryan Aquatic Center at 209-5222. Registration for each session closes the Thursday at 5pm prior to the session starting.

BAC — Bryan Aquatic Center   /   HAS — Sue Haswell Pool in Sue Haswell Park

Which class should you choose?

View these three documents to make sure you are registered in the appropriate class level.

Spring Swim Lessons 2014

  • Registration Begins: March 17, 2014
  • Online Registration Begins: March 17, 2014
  • Register Here
SESSION

DATES

Pool

Times

Classes

I

April 28-May 9

BAC

4:30pm, 5:30pm, 6:30pm

Preschool & Youth

II

May 12 – 23

BAC

4:30pm, 5:30pm, 6:30pm

Preschool & Youth

Session Fee

Resident: $40; Non-Resident: $50
$5 additional session discount

Summer Swim Lessons 2014

  • Registration Begins: May 3, 2014
  • Online Registration Begins: May 3, 2014
  • Register Here

SESSION

DATES

Pool

I

June 2-13

BAC & Haswell

II

June 16-27

BAC & Haswell

III

July 7-18

BAC & Haswell

IV

July 21–Aug 1

BAC & Haswell

V

Aug 4-15

BAC & Haswell

Time

Classes

Pool

8:00am

Preschool & Youth

BAC

9:00am

Waterbabies, Preschool, & Youth

BAC

10:00am

Preschool & Youth

BAC

11:00am

Waterbabies, Preschool, & Youth

BAC

12:00pm

Adult

BAC

5:30pm

Waterbabies, Preschool, & Youth

Haswell

6:30pm

Waterbabies Preschool, & Youth

Haswell

7:30pm

Waterbabies, Preschool, & Youth

Haswell

Session Fee

Resident: $40; Non-Resident: $50
$5 additional session discount




Aquatic Fitness

Aqua Zumba

The City of Bryan is now offering Aqua Zumba! Make the slide from your favorite land based dance-fitness class into the water with this refreshing take on the classic Zumba workout! Come see for yourself how HOT the water can get with this workout that is body toning, cardio conditioning, and most of all FUN! Classes meet Monday and Wednesday for 4 weeks. For more information call (979) 209-5222.

Session Fee

Resident: $90; Non-Resident: $100

SESSION

DATES

Pool

Times

I

June 2-June 25

BAC

6:15 a.m. – 7:15 a.m.

II

June 30 – July 23

BAC

6:15 a.m. – 7:15 a.m.

Aquatic Bootcamp: This is NOT Water Aerobics!

The City of Bryan’s Aquatic Boot Camp is designed to push anyone of any fitness level. This class focuses on aerobic conditioning and toning of the body by using the resistance of the water and a variety of challenging aquatic exercises. AQBC is definitely a step up from water aerobics and your body will know it when the work out is over. It’s a great option for those who are limited by orthopedic issues when it comes to traditional land based fitness programs. If you think you’re in shape come see for yourself why an aquatic workout will push you to a level you didn’t know existed.

Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday for 4 weeks. For more information call (979) 209-5222.

Session Fee

Resident: $90; Non-Resident: $100

SESSION

DATES

Pool

Times

III

June 17 – July 10

BAC

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

IV

July 22 – August 14

BAC

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Prenatal / Postpartum Water Fitness

The City of Bryan’s Prenatal/Postpartum Water Fitness Class is fun and challenging for expecting and recent moms! You will use the resistance of the water to tone your body and stay in shape during your pregnancy or after when traditional fitness routines may not be an option. As an added bonus the water will also help reduce swelling and you will be weightless in the water (PRICELESS!).

Classes meet Monday and Wednesday for 4 weeks. For more information call (979) 209-5222.

Session Fee

Resident: $90; Non-Resident: $100

SESSION

DATES

Pool

Times

III

June 16 – July 9

BAC

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

IV

July 21 – August 13

BAC

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.




Junior Lifeguard/Water Safety Instructor Aide

The Junior Lifeguard/Water Safety Instructor Aide program offers the opportunity to learn and practice swimming and lifeguarding skills, as well as the opportunity to become certified in Community First Aid and CPR. Junior Lifeguards/WSI Aides can earn community service hours by helping the lifeguard staff or aiding swim lesson instruction. We also have an End-of-Summer party for Junior Lifeguards and WSI aides where they will receive recognition for their service.

Who’s Eligible

Session Fee

Resident: $50.00; Non-Resident: $60.00

Summer 2014 Session Dates

  • Session I: June 16-27; Monday-Friday, 9-11 a.m.
  • Session II: July 7–18; Monday-Friday, 9- 11 a.m.



Lifeguard Certification Course

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course is to teach lifeguard candidates the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare candidates to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies. The course includes Lifeguarding, CPR/AED and First Aid. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguard Training course, each participant will receive three American Red Cross Universal Certificates: Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and Lifeguard CPR/AED that are all valid for 2 years.

Course Registration Form2014 Lifeguard Registration (PDF)

Course Prerequisites:

  • 15 years of age by the end of the class
  • Pass a pre-course screening in swimming skills:
    • 300 yard continuous swim
    • Tread water for 2 minutes only using legs. Candidates must either hold hands out of water or place them under arm pits
    • Timed Skill: Swim 20 yards, retrieve 10 lb brick from 10 ft depth, swim back 20 yards, and climb out of pool without using a ladder or steps in 1 minute 40 seconds

Certification requirements:

  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills
  • Demonstrate competency in the three final skill scenarios
  • Correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in each of the four sections of the final written examination

Course Fee

(Cost includes course fee and pocket mask)

Residents: $150.00; Non-Residents: $165.00

PAYMENT MUST BE PAID IN FULL UPON REGISTRATION

Bring ALL items to classes

  • Swim Suit: Female (one piece suit); Male (suit with liner)
  • Towel
  • Lifeguard Book*
  • Pocket Mask (received first day of class)

* Lifeguard book available online at the American Red Cross website

Course Location

Bryan Aquatic Center
3101 Oak Ridge Drive
Bryan, TX  77802
979-209-5222

2014 Course Dates and Times

  • Session 1: March 20-23
  • Session 2: April 3-6
  • Session 3: April 24-27
  • Session 4: May 1-4
  • Session 5: May 8-11
  • Session 6: May 15-18
  • Session 7: May 22-25
  • Session 8: May 29 – June 1
  • Session 9: June 5-8
  • Thursday: 5-9 p.m.
  • Friday: 5-9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.*
  • Sunday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.*

*There will be a break for lunch




Water Safety Instructor Certification Course

If you’re at least 16 years old and a proficient swimmer, you can become an American Red Cross Water Safety instructor. Learn to teach children and adults to swim, and give water safety presentations to kids and their parents. It’s a fun and meaningful job that’s in high demand. Plus, Red Cross certification is recognized nationwide so you can work anywhere in the United States.

Course Registration Form:

Become certified to teach the following:

  • Parent and Child Aquatics
  • Preschool Aquatics
  • Learn-to-Swim
  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches
  • Longfellow’s WHALE Tales
  • Water safety courses and presentations 

Course Prerequisites

  • Candidates must be 16 years of age on or before the completion of the class.
  • Candidates must possess a current Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT) certificate. (FIT is often included in WSI training. Check with the facility manager prior to registration.)
  • Candidates must be of mature and dependable character.
  • Successfully demonstrate swimming the following strokes: Front Crawl (25 yards), Backstroke (25 yards), Breaststroke (25 yards), Sidestroke (25 yards), Butterfly (demonstrate)
  • Water Safety Instructor candidates must attend every session at the times listed by the facility. Attendance in the course does not guarantee Water Safety Instructor certification. Candidates must pass written and practical exams.

Course Fee

(cost includes course fee and book)

Residents: $150.00; Non-Residents: $165.00

PAYMENT MUST BE PAID IN FULL UPON REGISTRATION

Bring ALL items to classes:

  • Swim Suit
  • Towel
  • Goggles (if needed)

Course Location

Sue Haswell Pool
505 N. Coulter
Bryan, TX  77802
979-209-5222




Bryan Barracudas Summer Swim Team

For more information on the Bryan Barracudas, visit their website here.

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