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AQUATICS OFFICE: (254) 287-9430
Swimming in the pools after Smallpox vaccine is prohibited as a minimum 7 days and being medically released to use the pools

Come make a SPLASH!

Abrams Indoor Pool Operation Hours
62nd Street & Support Avenue, Bldg 23001
All patrons must enter through Abrams Physical Fitness Center.

Opened to authorize MWR Patrons
Patrons must present a valid DoD ID card to enter the pool area, with the exception of military personnel in uniform during PT hours.
Locker Rooms are available

Unit PT & Drown Proofing scheduling instructions
available at Abrams Pool

DFMWR Outdoor Swimming Pools Open:
Effective 22AUG16 Comanche, Patton and WFH pool will operate weekends only through Labor Day. Outdoor pools will close for the summer season on 6SEP16.

Comanche Pool
Wednesday - Sunday, 12 Noon - 8 pm

Attention: Parking lot closed for repairs - parking is available at the Comanche Chapel to accomodate the pool

Patton Pool
Thursday - Monday, 12 Noon - 8 pm

West Fort Hood Pool
Friday - Tuesday, 12 Noon - 8 pm

Martin Pool
Closed for the 2016 season

Pools will open Memorial weekend – Labor Day weekend. DFMWR will open the following fee based swimming pools, Comanche Pool, Patton Pool and Martin Pool. WFH Pool is currently under renovation and will open once it is complete. Estimated opening will be sometime in June.

All authorized patrons who wish to enter DFMWR Outdoor Swimming Pools (swimmers, non-swimmers, sunbathers, babysitters, etc) must pay an entry fee.

    a.  Daily Fee: $3.00

    b.  Individual Season Pass: $50.00

    c.  Family Passes
        (1)  F2 – F3 $100.00
        (2)  F4 – F5 $150.00
        (3)  F6+ $200.00

    d.  Family passes are for family members living at the same address on a regular basis.

Purchase Your Pool Pass Online Today - Physical Pick-up of the pass is still required, please note the location you choose when purchasing.

Pool Passes may be purchased at the following locations
Leisure Travel Services(LTS)
WFH Travel Camp
Sprocket Auto Crafts
Recreation Equipment Checkout Center

Pool Passes may be purchased on site at the pools starting 28MAY16

  1. All MWR Swimming Pools will be closed due to inclement weather.
  2. Admission Fees: In cases where pools close early due to thunder and lightning or maintenance issues, patrons who have been at the facility for less than one hour and are not season pass holders, will each receive a complimentary pass for one visit.
  • Pool passes must be in the possession of the individual(s) to enter facility.
  • Pool patrons ages 13 and above are required to show ID
  • Pool patrons ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a representative who is 16 years or older.

Pool Rules
Lap Lane Rules
  1. This is your pool - we want you to have fun in a safe manner and respect other pool patrons.
  2. Follow all instructions of the Lifeguards and Aquatic Staff.
  3. Take a shower before entering the water.
  4. NO running, ball playing, scuffling, dunking, or other forms of horseplay allowed.
  5. NO glass bottles or glass containers allowed.
  6. You CANNOT swim if you have a respiratory disease, other communicable/infectious disease, open wounds, or a bandage of any kind.
  7. NO swimming in the diving area.
  8. NO pets.
  9. NO diving or jumping from the sides of the pool.
  10. PARENTS/GUARDIANS- Please help us by watching your young children and non-swimmers at all times.
  11. NO food or beverages allowed in the pool area

  1. Max - 4 swimmers in lap lane
  2. Only 2 in lane – split lane
  3. If 3 or more swimmers in a lane - circle swim
  4. Stay to the right of the lane except to pass
  5. If needed designated lanes for Fast or Slow Swimmers will be established.
  6. When resting in lap lane, stay to the sides/corners of the lanes.
  7. Rafts and Large Inflatable toys are not allowed in lap lanes.
  8. Do not hang on dividers.
  9. Exit lane for longer breaks.


Lightning and Thunderstorms
Diving Board Rules
  1. Patron safety should never be at risk.
  2. Clear everyone from the water at the first sound of thunder or the first sight of lighting.
  3. Wait 30 minutes after the sound of thunder or the sight of lightning before entering the pool.
  4. "If you can see it, flee it; if you can hear it, clear it."
Avoid head and neck injuries use caution when diving
  1. Head and neck injuries can result from improper diving.
  2. To avoid such injuries, use caution when diving
  3. There may be added hazards for persons over 175 lbs.
  4. Do NOT double bounce on the diving board.
  5. Do NOT move fulcrum.
  6. Check water depth and do not dive out of water area.
  7. Please ask lifeguard where you are to dive.
  8. Only ONE person at a time on the diving board.
  9. Be sure diving area is clear before diving.
  10. Wait for previous diver to reach side of pool before diving.
  11. Do NOT swim under diving board.
  12. Dive straight off the board.

Smallpox Vaccine and Swimming Prohibited



All outdoor swimming pools are authorized for use by all Active Duty, National Guard and Reservist, Retired Military, family members and Department of Defense civilians and contract workers.

The above authorized patrons are required to show ID and may sign in two guests.

Guests must present a photo ID and remain with their sponsor while in the facility.

Guests that do not possess an ID must be vouched for by the sponsor.

Sponsors are responsible for their guest’s actions.

ID card holders under the age of 16 cannot sign in guests.

Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information please call the aquatics office at (254) 287-9430.

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