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Pools & Aquatic Centers

 swimmers at Woodland

Lexington Parks & Recreation operates seven aquatic facilities located throughout Lexington.

Parks and Recreation Pool Hours

Preseason:
May 24 - June 6

June 7 - August 6

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select date range

Castlewood, Tates Creek and Woodland Aquatic Centers

 Southland
Aquatic Center

Hours:  Admission:
Monday – Saturday-
11 am - 8 pm
Sunday-
1 pm – 8 pm

$4 Children
(Age 1 - 15)

$5 Adults
(16 & over)

Hours:  Admission:
Monday – Saturday-
10 am - 8 pm
Sunday-
1 pm – 8 pm

$4 Children
(Age 1 - 15)

$5 Adults
(16 & over)

Shillito Pool

Douglass and Picadome Pools

Hours:  Admission:
Monday – Saturday-
11 am - 8 pm
Sunday-
1 pm – 8 pm

$3 Children
(Age 1 - 15)

$4 Adults
(16 & over)

Note: Shillito will be CLOSED to the public on June 14 and 15 for the Bluegrass State Games 

Hours:  Admission:
Monday – Saturday-
12 pm - 6 pm
Sunday-
1 pm – 6 pm

$3 Children
(Age 1 - 15)

$4 Adults
(16 & over)

Note: Parks and Recreation Swim Teams will be holding swim meets at city pools on select Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Pools hosting meets will be closing early to accomodate these events. Click here for our Swim Meet Schedule.

Children under 1 are admitted free to all city pools and aquatic centers

Note: Parks and Recreation does not offer refunds due to inclement weather.

Parks and Recreation Pool Hours

Preseason:
May 24 - June 6

June 7 - August 6 Click headers to the left to
select date range

Castlewood, Tates Creek and Woodland Aquatic Centers

 Southland
Aquatic Center

Hours:  Admission:
Monday – Friday-
4 pm - 7 pm
Saturday-
11 am – 8 pm
Sunday-
1 pm – 7 pm

$4 Children
(Age 1 - 15)

$5 Adults
(16 & over)

Hours:  Admission:
Monday – Friday-
4 pm - 7 pm
Saturday-
10 am – 8 pm
Sunday-
1 pm – 7 pm

$4 Children
(Age 1 - 15)

$5 Adults
(16 & over)

Shillito Pool

Douglass and Picadome Pools

Hours:  Admission:

Open weekends
Beginning May 31

Saturday-
11 am – 8 pm
Sunday-
1 pm – 7 pm

$3 Children
(Age 1 - 15)

$4 Adults
(16 & over)

Hours:  Admission:

Opening June 7

Saturday-
12 pm – 6 pm
Sunday-
1 pm – 6 pm

$3 Children
(Age 1 - 15)

$4 Adults
(16 & over)

Children under 1 are admitted free to all City Pools and Aquatic Centers

Note: Parks and Recreation does not offer refunds due to inclement weather.

 

2014 Aquatics Calendar
April 19 Jacobson Boat Dock opens for the season (weekends only).
April 29 Swim lesson registration opens at noon. See Swim Lesson Page for more details. 
May 24 Aquatic Centers (Woodland, Castlewood, Tates Creek and Southland) open for the season. Click here to see pool schedules beginning May 24.
May 31 Shillito Pool opens for the season at noon. Click here to see pool schedules beginning May 24.
June 7 All pools open on normal schedules. Click here to see pool schedules beginning June 7.
Aug 3 Douglass and Picadome pools close for the season at 6 pm – The four Aquatic Centers and Shillito remain open
Aug 12 Southland and Castlewood Aquatic Centers close for the season at 5 pm. Shillito, Woodland and Tates Creek will remain open on adjusted hours through Labor Day.
Aug 13 Jacobson Boat Dock open on weekends ONLY until Sept. 29
Sept 1 Labor Day – All Remaining pools and aquatic centers close for the season at 5 pm.
Sept 28 Jacobson Boat Dock closes for the season.

 

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The Olympic sized pools, Douglass (25m–701 Howard St.), Picadome (20m–469 Parkway Dr.) and Shillito (50m–300 Reynolds Rd.), include such amenities as bath houses and vending machines. Daily admission to our Olympic/Neighborhood pools is $3 for youth 15 & under and $4 for adults 16 & over. Operating hours (except Shillito) are noon–6 pm, Monday–Saturday and 1–6 pm on Sunday. Shillito is open 11 am–8 pm, Monday–Saturday and 1–8 pm on Sunday. LOCATIONS

  • Shillito will open at 2pm on June 14 and 15.
  • Hours will be adjusted while school is in session.

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The family aquatic centers are located at Castlewood (320 Parkview Avenue), Southland (625 Hill-n-Dale Drive), Tates Creek (1400 Gainesway Drive) and Woodland (601 E. High St.). These facilities include bath houses, concession stands and water play areas for children 10 and under, outdoor play areas, slides, diving boards, grassy beach areas for sunning and zero depth entry/exit. Daily admission to a family aquatic center is $4 for youth 15 & under and $5 for adults 16 & over. Operating hours for all facilities except Southland are 11 am–8 pm, Monday–Saturday and 1–8 pm on Sunday. Operating hours at Southland are 10 am–8 pm, Monday–Saturday and 1–8 pm on Sunday.

LOCATIONS

  • Hours will be adjusted while school is in session.

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       Individual Pool Pass:

      $40

       Family Pool Pass:

      $200

      Pool passes are available to be purchased at aquatic centers during operating hours beginning May 24. The cost is $40 for an individual pool pass when purchased at the pools. Family passes (up to six family members) will also be available for $200 if purchased at the pools.  

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      What better way to celebrate a summer birthday than to have a pool party. Come join us at the Woodland Aquatic Center to celebrate that special day. Included in the birthday package are a private party room for 2 hours and admission to the aquatic center. Parties are for 1–12 children and two adults. The fee for a birthday party is $75. Parties are available June 7 through August 4. For further information and reservations, visit our website. For questions, please call 288-2973. 

      Click here to reserve the Woodland Birthday Party Room

       

      For Information about Jacobson Park Marina, visit our Jacobson Park Page.

       

       

      Southland

      Woodland

      Shillito


      Photos from the pools

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      LOCATIONS: Where our pools are
      RULES: Get to know our rules before you go
      SWIM LESSONS: We will teach you

      Contact Us
      Parks & Recreation Aquatics
      (859) 288-2973
      Fax (859) 254-0142 

      Last updated: 7/16/2014 8:32:51 AM