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!
ATTENTION PATRONS: Due to Abrams Physical Fitness Center repairs, the basketball court and swimming pool will close the following dates.
Abrams pool will be closed 20 JUN - 25 JUL 16.
42nd ST pool (located 42nd ST & Old Ironsides) will be available Monday – Friday for the following activities:
- 0500-0900 Lap swim/ scheduled Unit PT
- 1100-1300 Lap swim
- 1300-1700 scheduled Drown Proofing/ CWST
- 1730-1900 Dolphin swim team practice
There will be no recreational swim at this facility.
Abrams Basketball Courts will be closed for renovations 01 JUL - 02 AUG 2016.
Available Fitness Centers
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
Adult Swim Lesson - You are never too old to learn to swim or to improve your stroke. Let our experienced instructors help you discover the wonders of the water. Whether you are a beginner or want to improve your stroke, this class is for you.
July 11-21, 2016 | 2000-2045 | 42nd St. Pool | 18+
Register today 254-287-4648
Unit PT & Drown Proofing scheduling instructions
available at Abrams Pool
2016 American Red Cross Lifeguard classes
42nd St. Pool • $150 cash or check
DFMWR Outdoor Swimming Pools Open:
Wednesday - Sunday, 12 Noon - 8 pm
Attention: Parking lot closed for repairs - parking is available at the Comanche Chapel to accomodate the pool
Thursday - Monday, 12 Noon - 8 pm
Friday - Tuesday, 12 Noon - 8 pm
West Fort Hood Pool
Estimated to open 15 August
Saturday - Wednesday, 12 Noon - 8 pm
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
- All MWR Swimming Pools will be closed due to inclement weather.
- 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.
Lap Lane Rules
- This is your pool - we want you to have fun in a safe manner and respect other pool patrons.
- Follow all instructions of the Lifeguards and Aquatic Staff.
- Take a shower before entering the water.
- NO running, ball playing, scuffling, dunking, or other forms of horseplay allowed.
- NO glass bottles or glass containers allowed.
- You CANNOT swim if you have a respiratory disease, other communicable/infectious disease, open wounds, or a bandage of any kind.
- NO swimming in the diving area.
- NO pets.
- NO diving or jumping from the sides of the pool.
- PARENTS/GUARDIANS- Please help us by watching your young children and non-swimmers at all times.
- NO food or beverages allowed in the pool area
- Max - 4 swimmers in lap lane
- Only 2 in lane split lane
- If 3 or more swimmers in a lane - circle swim
- Stay to the right of the lane except to pass
- If needed designated lanes for Fast or Slow Swimmers will be established.
- When resting in lap lane, stay to the sides/corners of the lanes.
- Rafts and Large Inflatable toys are not allowed in lap lanes.
- Do not hang on dividers.
- Exit lane for longer breaks.
ANY PERSON THAT DOES NOT COMPLY WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE FACILITY.
Lightning and Thunderstorms
Diving Board Rules
Patron safety should never be at risk.
Clear everyone from the water at the first sound of thunder or the first sight of lighting.
Wait 30 minutes after the sound of thunder or the sight of lightning before entering the pool.
"If you can see it, flee it; if you can hear it, clear it."
Avoid head and neck injuries use caution when diving
- Head and neck injuries can result from improper diving.
- To avoid such injuries, use caution when diving
- There may be added hazards for persons over 175 lbs.
- Do NOT double bounce on the diving board.
- Do NOT move fulcrum.
- Check water depth and do not dive out of water area.
- Please ask lifeguard where you are to dive.
- Only ONE person at a time on the diving board.
- Be sure diving area is clear before diving.
- Wait for previous diver to reach side of pool before diving.
- Do NOT swim under diving board.
- Dive straight off the board.
QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS SHOULD BE BROUGHT TO THE ATTENTION OF THE ON
DUTY LIFEGUARDS OR THE AQUATICS OFFICE AT 287-9430.