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Aquatics

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Parks & Recreation Department1000 Krenek Tap Road979.764.3540

Whether you are looking for a place to host a party, to soak up some sun or to spend quality time with the family, Adamson Lagoon, Cindy Hallaran Pool, Fun for All Playground Splash Pad and W.A. Tarrow Splash Pad are the perfect spots to beat the heat this summer.

Our pools are also home to our youth and adult aquatic programs. We offer a wide variety of instructional classes and certification programs throughout the summer and fall for all ages and abilities, from learning to swim to water fitness.

2021 SEASON

    HOURS OF OPERATION
    ADAMSON LAGOON POOL • 1900 Anderson • 979.764.3735
    A tropical-themed, mini-water park that includes an olympic-sized swimming pool, two large water slides, a separate baby pool, aquatic offices, a bathhouse and concessions.

    MAY 1-23
    Sat.-Sun., 2-7 p.m.

    JUNE 1-AUG. 15

    Mon.-Fri., 1-7 p.m.
    Sat.-Sun., 12-7 p.m. 

    AUG. 21-SEPT. 26

    Sat.-Sun., 2-7 p.m.

    HOLIDAY HOURS

    Memorial Weekend
    May 29-31: Sat.-Sun., 12-7 p.m. & Mon., 12-6 p.m.

    Independence Day
    July 4, 12-6 p.m.

    Labor Day
    Sept. 6, 12-6 p.m.

    CINDY HALLARAN POOL • 1600 Rock Prairie Road • 979.764.3787
    A 25-yard, zero-depth swimming pool with a beach entry that gently slopes to an overall depth of 4 feet.

    MEMORIAL WEEKEND
    May 29-31 
    Sat.-Sun., 12-7 p.m. & Mon., 12-6 p.m.

    JUNE 1-AUG. 15 (CLOSED JULY 4)
    Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Sat.-Sun., 12-7 p.m.

    FUN FOR ALL PLAYGROUND SPLASH PAD • 1000 Krenek Tap Road  979.764.3540
    Located within Fun for All Playground at Central Park, this covered wheelchair accessible splash pad has tipping buckets, weeping water shower and several directional spray areas. 

    MARCH 1-OCT. 31
    Open Daily, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

    W.A. TARROW SPLASH PAD • 1000 Eleanor St. • 979.764.3540
    Located next to the Lincoln Recreation Center, this splash pad has tipping buckets and several directional spray areas.

    MARCH 1-AUG. 31

    Open Daily, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

    SEPT. 1- OCT. 31
    Open Daily, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
    ADMISSION & SWIM PASSES
    DAILY ADMISSION
    Adamson Lagoon: $6
    Cindy Hallaran: $3
    Fun for All Playground Splash Pad: Free
    W.A. Tarrow Splash Pad: Free
    Children 2 and under are free of charge.

    FAMILY SWIM PASS
    Adamson Lagoon & Cindy Hallaran: $325
    Cindy Hallaran Only: $250
    Up to 5 family members. $30 for each additional pass.

    INDIVIDUAL PASS
    Adamson Lagoon & Cindy Hallaran: $200
    Cindy Hallaran Only: $150

    DISCOUNT PASS
    Adamson Lagoon & Cindy Hallaran: $120
    Cindy Hallaran Only: $60
    Includes 25 swims good for the summer season.
    YOUTH PROGRAMS
    TSUNAMI SWIM TEAM • REGISTRATION ENDS JUNE 30
    Participants will be introduced to competitive swimming, gain strength and stroke confidence. Swimmers are encouraged to participate in meets, which are divided by age and gender. Due to lane capacities, participants are required to register by age group and practice schedule (Mon./Wed. or Tue./Thu.). Additional COVID protocols will be emailed to registered participants.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Participants must be able to swim the length of a 25-yard pool (any stroke) and be registered in the College Station Independent School District or live in a city that does not have a swim team.

    Ages 5-18  $125/swimmer*  April 26-July 28 • Practice times & meets vary  Adamson Lagoon

    *$10 discount for each additional sibling that is registered. The fee for one child will be waived for parents who become certified officials and work a minimum of three meets.

    TSUNAMI SWIM TEAM: MEET THE COACH NIGHT
    Parents and swimmers are invited to learn more about the Tsunami Swim Team and meet the coaches. Swimmers will be introduced to how practices and swim meets run, meet fellow swimmers, and try on swimsuits. Parents will complete administrative items, sign up for volunteer opportunities, and have questions answered. On-site registration will be available. You only need to attend one meeting. Registration is not required.

    Ages 5-18  Free  Mon. or Tue.  April 12 or 13  5-6:30 p.m.  Adamson Lagoon

    TSUNAMI SWIM TEAM: EVALUATIONS
    Evaluations are required for new and returning swimmers to help coaches place swimmers in the appropriate practice groups and provide the best opportunity for skill development. You only need to attend one evaluation. 

    Ages 5-18  Free  Mon., Tue., Wed., or Thu.  April 19-22  5-7 p.m.  Adamson Lagoon
    ADULT PROGRAMS
    AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR TRAINING • REGISTRATION ENDS FEB. 26
    Participants learn how to teach American Red Cross lifeguarding, lifeguard blended learning, aquatic attraction lifeguarding (water ≤ 3 feet), shallow water lifeguarding, waterpark skills, CPR/AED for professional rescuers and health care providers, administering emergency oxygen, and blood-borne pathogens training courses and modules. Once registered, you must complete an online component before the first day of class.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    · At least 17 years old on or before the last day of the instructor course.
    · Certified in lifeguarding, first aid, and CPR/AED.
    · Completed the lifeguarding instructor online session, which consists of American Red Cross and lifeguard instructor course orientations and the pre-course exam.
    · Successfully completed the in-water pre-course session.

    SESSION 1 • Ages 17+ • $150
    March 5 • Fri. • 5-10 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    March 6 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-7 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    March 7 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-7 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon

    AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING • REGISTRATION ENDS THE MONDAY BEFORE EACH SESSION
    Looking for a great summer job or challenging career? Get lifeguard certified! Through videos, group discussion, and hands-on practice, you will learn patron rescue, surveillance skills, first aid, and CPR/AED. Upon successful completion, participants will receive CPR/AED and lifeguarding certifications good for two years. Participants must attend each class during their session at the listed times and be prepared to enter the water. Candidates must pass written and practical exams to receive certifications. Visit redcrossstore.org to download a lifeguard manual or purchase the required books. City of College Station lifeguards must be at least 16 years old.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    · Complete seven hours of online training before first session day.
    · Be able to swim 300 yards continuously in the following order with no time requirement: 100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing (to the side or front) and a stabilizing, propellant kick; 100 yards of breaststroke using a pull, breath, kick and glide sequence; and 100 yards of either the front crawl, breaststroke or combination.
    · Be able to swim 20 yards using the front crawl or breaststroke (starting in the water), surface dive 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point while maintaining two hands on the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps; within 1 minute and 40 seconds.
    · Be able to tread in deep water without using hands for two minutes.
    · Complete the above prerequisites to continue the class.

    RECERTIFICATION: $85 fee. Must provide proof of an ARC certification to participate. Recertification candidates must attend the Friday and Sunday classes. Candidates have the option to attend Saturday morning for retraining in CPR/AED/First Aid.

    SESSION 1 • Ages 15+ • $150
    April 9 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    April 10 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    April 11 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

    SESSION 2 • Ages 15+ • $150
    April 16 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    April 17 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    April 18 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

    SESSION 3 • Ages 15+ • $150
    April 23 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    April 24 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    April 25 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

    SESSION 4 • Ages 15+ • $150
    April 30 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    May 1 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    May 2 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon

    SESSION 5 • Ages 15+ • $150
    May 14 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    May 15 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    May 16 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon

    SESSION 6 • Ages 15+ • $150
    May 21 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    May 22 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    May 23 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon

    WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION • REGISTRATION ENDS THE MONDAY BEFORE EACH SESSION
    Become certified to give water safety presentations and teach children and adults how to swim. Participants must attend each class during the designated times. The course has no makeup days. Be prepared to enter the water each day. Participants need to complete an online orientation before the first class, which will be emailed once they register. The course fee is $150. Free manuals can be downloaded and must be brought to each class: “Water Safety Instructor” and “Swimming and Water Safety.” Once registered, an email will be sent to candidate with additional information and required materials.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    · 16 years old on or before last class day.
    · Complete six hours of online training before first session day.
    · Pass a pre-course swimming skills test (Red Cross Level 4: front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, and butterfly).
    · Be able to tread water for one minute and float on your back for one minute.

    SESSION 1 • Ages 16+ • $150 
    April 29 • Thu. • 5-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    April 30 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    May 1 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    May 2 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium

    SESSION 2 • Ages 16+ • $150
    May 20 • Thu. • 5-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    May 21 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    May 22 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    May 23 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium

    SESSION 3 • Ages 16+ • $150
    June 1 • Tue. • 8 a.m.-6 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon
    June 2 • Wed. • 8 a.m.-6 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon
    June 3 • Thu. • 8 a.m.-6 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon
    SWIM LESSONS
    SWIM LESSONS • REGISTRATION: APRIL 26 THROUGH FIRST SESSION DAY
    It is important to review all sections of the Swim Parent Handbook before enrolling your child in lessons.

    Adaptive Aquatics is individualized swimming instruction for those with special needs. Class duration will vary from 25-45 minutes per lesson based on the swimmer’s needs and abilities. The cost is based on the length of the class and household residency status. An adult is required to remain in the facility and may be asked to assist with the participant in the water. To register, complete the Adaptive Aquatics Questionnaire form. A staff member will then contact you to schedule lessons. For more information or questions, email Aquatics Supervisor Bridget Russell at brussell@cstx.gov.

    SWIM PARENT HANDBOOK
    Sessions and levels for swim lessons: Link (PDF)

    WEEKDAY LESSONS
    SESSION 1  June 7-17  Mon.-Thu./Mon.-Thu.
    SESSION 2  June 21-July 1 • Mon.-Thu./Mon.-Thu.
    SESSION 3  July 6-16  Tue.-Fri./Tue.-Fri.
    SESSION 4  July 19-29  Mon.-Thu./Mon.-Thu.
    SESSION 5  Aug. 2-12  Mon.-Thu./Mon.-Thu. 

    WEEKEND LESSONS
    SESSION 1 • June 5-26  Sat.
    SESSION 2 • July 10-31 • Sat.
    RENTAL INFORMATION
    WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING POOL RENTALS AT THIS TIME.

    POOL RENTALS

    Rates are per two-hour blocks.

    ADAMSON LAGOON


    UP TO 100 PEOPLE
    Non-Resident - $445
    Resident - $375

    101-300 PEOPLE
    Non-Resident - $720
    Resident - $600

    301-600 PEOPLE
    Non-Resident - $960
    Resident - $800

    CINDY HALLARAN

    UP TO 100 PEOPLE
    Non-Resident - $300
    Resident - $250

    PAVILION/TABLE RESERVATIONS
    Rates are per two-hour blocks. Admission is for swimmers & non-swimmers.

    ADAMSON LAGOON 
    3 tables & admission for 15 guests: $150
    2 tables & admission for 10 guests: $100
    1 table & admission for 5 guests: $50
    $6 for each additional guest.

    CINDY HALLARAN
    3 tables & admission for 15 guests: $105
    2 tables & admission for 10 guests: $70
    1 table & admission for 5 guests: $35
    $3 for each additional guest.

    FACILITY PHOTOS
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    CALL FOR AVAILABILITY: 979.764.3540
    COVID-19 RESPONSE
    The Parks & Recreation Department will adhere to federal, state, city, and county guidelines to help avoid exposure and transmission of COVID-19 at events, programs, and facilities. Anyone experiencing flu-like symptoms with a temperature above 99.5 F degrees, or has come in contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19, is prohibited from participating or attending events or programs. Participants must acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that you or your children may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 through participation and that such exposure or infection may result in injury, illness, permanent disability, or death. The risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of yourself or others, including, but not limited to, city employees, volunteers, and program participants and their families.


LINKS

SWIM PASSES
Purchase pool passes online: rectrac.cstx.gov

SWIM PARENT HANDBOOK
Sessions and levels for swim lessons: Link (PDF)

ADAPTIVE AQUATICS QUESTIONNAIRE
Register for individualized swimming instruction for those with special needs: Coming Soon

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