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WE WILL START ACCEPTING POOL RENTALS FOR THE 2024 SEASON ON MARCH 1, 2024.

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Parks & Recreation Department1000 Krenek Tap Road979.764.3540

2024 SEASON

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 swim team. 
    HOURS OF OPERATION
    POOLS

    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 25-AUG. 11
    Mon.-Fri., 1-7 p.m.
    Sat.-Sun., 12-7 p.m.

    AUG. 17-SEPT. 2
    Sat.-Sun., 2-7 p.m.

    HOLIDAY HOURS
    Memorial Day (May 27): 12-6 p.m.
    Independence Day (July 4): 12-6 p.m.
    Labor Day (Sept. 2): 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.

    MAY 28-AUG. 11 (CLOSED JULY 4)
    Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Sat.-Sun., 12-7 p.m.

    SPLASH PADS

    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: $7
    Cindy Hallaran: $4
    Fun for All Playground Splash Pad: Free
    W.A. Tarrow Splash Pad: Free
    Children 2 and under are free of charge.

    PASSES VALID FOR 2024 SEASON

    FAMILY SWIM PASS
    Adamson Lagoon & Cindy Hallaran: $365
    Cindy Hallaran Only: $263
    Up to 5 family members. $32 for each additional pass.

    INDIVIDUAL PASS
    Adamson Lagoon & Cindy Hallaran: $210
    Cindy Hallaran Only: $158

    DISCOUNT PASS
    Adamson Lagoon & Cindy Hallaran: $126
    Cindy Hallaran Only: $63
    Includes 25 swims good for the summer season.

    GET YOUR SWIM PASSES STARTING MARCH 4!
    Passes can be purchased online or by visiting the Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Office, located at 1000 Krenek Tap Road in College Station. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

    SWIM ATTIRE POLICY
    To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all, please follow our Swim Attire Policy. Improper attire can contaminate the pool, colored material not made for swimming can bleed into the pool, and cotton fibers can clog filters, cloud the water, and create chemical imbalances.
    YOUTH PROGRAMS
    TSUNAMI SWIM TEAM • REGISTRATION: MARCH 4-JUNE 30
    Participants are introduced to competitive swimming while gaining strength and stroke confidence. Swimmers are encouraged to participate in NWAL and TAAF meets.

    Ages 5-18 • $142/swimmer* • April 29-July 26 • 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.

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

    TSUNAMI SWIM TEAM: MEET THE COACH NIGHT & EVALUATIONS
    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 meets work, meet fellow swimmers, try on swimsuits, and participate in evaluations. Evaluations are required for new and returning swimmers to help coaches place them in the appropriate practice groups and provide the best opportunity for skill development. Parents will complete administrative items, sign up for volunteer opportunities, and have questions answered. On-site team registration will be available. You only need to attend one night, and registration is not required.

    Ages 5-18 • Free • Mon.-Thu. • April 22-25 • 5-7 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon
    ADULT PROGRAMS
    AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING: BLENDED LEARNING • REGISTRATION: DEC. 11-MONDAY BEFORE FIRST SESSION DAY
    Are you looking for a great summer job or a challenging career? Get lifeguard certified! You'll learn patron rescue, surveillance skills, first aid, and CPR/AED through videos, group discussions, and hands-on practice. Successful participants receive CPR/AED and lifeguarding certifications for two years. Participants must attend each class during their session at the times listed and be prepared to enter the water daily. In addition, candidates must pass written and practical exams. Visit redcrossstore.org/store to download a lifeguard manual or purchase the required books. The City of College Station lifeguards must be at least 16 years old.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    · Complete seven hours of online training before 5 p.m. of the first session day.
    · Be able to swim 300 yards continuously in the following order (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 deep water without using your hands for two minutes.
    · Must be mature and dependable.

    RECERTIFICATION: The fee is $85, and you must provide proof of ARC certification to participate. Recertification candidates must report to the Sunday class at noon. Candidates can attend CPR/AED/First Aid retraining on Saturday morning.

    SESSION 1 • Ages 15+ • $158
    March 8 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    March 9 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    March 9 • Sat. • 1-6 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    March 10 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • CISD Natatorium

    SESSION 2 • Ages 15+ • $158
    April 5 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon
    April 6 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    April 6 • Sat. • 1-6 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon 
    April 7 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon

    SESSION 3 • Ages 15+ • $158
    April 19 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon
    April 20 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    April 20 • Sat. • 1-6 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon
    April 21 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon

    SESSION 4 • Ages 15+ • $158
    May 3 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon
    May 4 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    May 4 • Sat. • 1-6 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon
    May 5 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Adamson Lagoon

    WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION • REGISTRATION: DEC. 11-MONDAY BEFORE FIRST SESSION DAY
    Become a certified Red Cross water safety instructor. Learn to teach children and adults how to swim and give water safety presentations. Participants must attend each class during the designated times. There are no makeup days. Be prepared to enter the water on each day during your session. Participants will need to complete an online orientation before the first class date. Two manuals may be purchased or downloaded from redcrossstore.org/store and brought to each class: "Water Safety Instructor" and "Swimming and Water Safety." After registering, candidates will be emailed with more details and where to find the required materials. 

    Cost: $150 (Must be 16 yrs. of age by the completion of the class)

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Must be 16 years old by the last day of class.
    • Must complete 6 hours of online learning before the first in-class session day.
    • Must pass a pre-course swimming skills test (Red Cross Level 4 swimming skills).
    • Must be able to tread water for one minute and float on your back for one minute.

    SCHEDULE
    April 18 • Thu. • 5-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    April 19 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    April 20 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
    April 21 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-6 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
    SWIM LESSONS
    SWIM LESSONS • REGISTRATION: APRIL 1 THROUGH FIRST SESSION DAY
    It is essential to review all sections of the Swim Parent Handbook (coming soon) before enrolling your child in lessons.

    WEEKDAY LESSONS (ADAMSON LAGOON & CINDY HALLARAN POOL)
    SESSION 1 • June 3-13 • Mon.-Thu./Mon.-Thu.
    SESSION 2 • June 17-27 • Mon.-Thu./Mon.-Thu.
    SESSION 3 • July 8-18 • Mon.-Thu./Mon.-Thu.
    SESSION 4 • July 22-Aug. 1 • Mon.-Thu./Mon.-Thu.

    WEEKEND LESSONS (CINDY HALLARAN POOL)
    SESSION 1 • June 8-July 27 • Sat.

    Adaptive Aquatics is individualized swimming instruction for those with special needs. Class duration will vary from 25 to 45 minutes per lesson based on the swimmer's needs and abilities. Cost is based on the length of class and household residency status. An adult must remain in the facility and may be asked to assist the participant in the water. To register, complete the Adaptive Aquatics Questionnaire form (coming soon). A staff member will contact you to schedule lessons. For more information, call 979.764.3540 or email [email protected].
    RULES & REGULATIONS
    You may bring snacks and refreshments, but no alcohol or glass containers. Concessions are available Friday-Sunday at Adamson and may only be purchased with a credit or debit card.

    Parents are required to watch their children and be within arm’s distance of any child that is a weak swimmer and/or in a lifejacket.

    No diving in shallow water.

    Non-swimmers must wear life jackets.

    No prolonged and repeated breath holding.

    Acceptable swim wear only. No cutoffs, thongs, or mermaid tails. Click here view the swim attire policy.

    Infants must wear swim diapers or plastic pants with elastic leg bands.

    No chewing gum while in the pool area.

    Children should not hold water in their mouths or drink pool water.

    Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

    No bicycles, skateboards, skates, scooters, etc. allowed in the pool area.

    Toys will be allowed in the shallow area at Cindy Hallaran and in the baby pool at Adamson Lagoon, however no inflatable toys will be allowed. If the pool is too crowded, the facility reserves the right to not allow toys for safety reasons.

    No animals or pets in the pool area.

    No smoking around the pool area or in the pool facility.

    No glass containers of any type in the pool area.

    No public displays of affection.

    No profanity.

    Persons suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed in the pool area.

    No one will be allowed in the pool area with open wounds.

    All guests entering the facility should be swimming or with others that are swimming.

    All guests should take a shower prior to entering the pool.

    No inflatable devices (including arm floaties) are allowed in the pool. Coast Guard-approved life jackets are allowed but not in the deep area past the lifeline.

    No horseplay allowed, i.e., dunking, chicken fights, pushing, or shoving.

    Absolutely no running in the pool area (on decks or in buildings).

    Swimmers must demonstrate proficiency to swim in deep areas.

    No somersaults or back dives from edge of the pool.

    No diving, hanging, or playing on the ladders.

    Swimmers are not allowed to play with lifelines or hang on lane lines.

    Always leave safety equipment in its proper place.

    Fins are to be worn only in the water, not while walking on the pool deck.

    Swimming lap lanes are for those trying to stay fit or get into shape.

    Any number of adults or children may swim in a lap lane at one time.

    If there are more than two adults/children, circular swimming is recommended.

    Do not leave valuables unattended. We do not take responsibility for loss or theft.

    Do not engage guards in unnecessary conversations while they are on duty.

    Swimming will be suspended at the first sign of thunder or lightning. When the Earth Networks Lightning Alert System detects lightning within 10 miles of a facility, air horns will sound with an uninterrupted 15-second blast and a strobe light will be activated. If you hear the horn and/or see the light, you should seek shelter immediately in an enclosed and grounded building, enclosed vehicle, or an approved lightning shelter. Please also avoid the outdoors, metal fences, water, trees, elevated ground, open exposed areas, overhead wires and power lines, pavilions, and shelters. When the system no longer detects a threat and it is safe to resume activities, three 5-second blasts from the horn will sound and the strobe light will turn off. Click here to check the lightening alert status.

    All daily entry sales are final. NO REFUNDS
    RENTAL INFORMATION
    WE WILL START ACCEPTING POOL RENTALS FOR THE 2024 SEASON ON MARCH 1, 2024.

    POOL RENTALS

    Rates are per two-hour blocks with a $210 deposit.

    ADAMSON LAGOON

    UP TO 100 PEOPLE
    Non-Resident: $468
    Resident: $394

    101-300 PEOPLE
    Non-Resident: $756
    Resident: $630

    301-600 PEOPLE
    Non-Resident: $1,010
    Resident: $840

    CINDY HALLARAN

    UP TO 100 PEOPLE
    Non-Resident - $315
    Resident - $263

    FACILITY PHOTOS
    Click here to view album.

    RENTAL DETAILS
    Rentals are on a first-come, first-served basis and will not be held without proper documentation and fees. Reservations must be made no later than 10 days prior to the desired reservation date. Reservations can be made by calling 979.764.3486 or by emailing [email protected]. Cash, credit card or check accepted. Checks should be made payable to “City of College Station.”


    DEPOSITS
    A security deposit is required for rentals. Portions or all of the deposit will be forfeited if damage, extra maintenance, or extraordinary cleanup occurs as a result of rental. Deposits will be refunded on the following conditions: (1) terms of your rental have been met, (2) facilities are left in good condition, or (3) cancellation procedures have been followed.

    CANCELLATION & REFUNDS
    Cancellation refunds more than 10 days: If the rental is cancelled, in writing, at least ten (10) days in advance of the originally scheduled date, a full refund of fees and deposits, including security deposit, will be returned to customer.
     
    Cancellation refunds less than 10 days: If the rental is cancelled, in writing, less than ten (10) days but more than 48 hours in advance of the originally scheduled date, deposits, including security deposits, will be forfeited by the customer in favor of the City.
     
    Cancellation refunds less than 48 hours: If the rental is cancelled, in writing, less than 48 hours in advance of the originally scheduled date, all fees and deposits, including security deposits, will be forfeited by the customer in favor of the City.
     
    Cancellation due to inclement weather: At the sole discretion of the City, if the event cannot be held or rescheduled due to inclement weather, fees and deposits, including security deposit shall be refunded to customer.
     
    Deposit refund post event: If the facility is left to standard and required keys (if applicable) are returned within 24 hours, the customer's deposit will be refunded. 

    All refunds are processed within 30 days of request by check. No cash refunds will be issued.

    RENTAL RULES & REGULATIONS
    No commercial groups are allowed to rent the pool to make a profit.

    Glass bottles and containers are prohibited.
    No alcohol or popcorn.

    Piñatas, confetti, streamers, glitter, and silly string is prohibited.

    Food must be precut before entering the facility.
    There is no access to electricity or water for catering/food purposes.

    Extension cords are not permitted on the pool deck.

    College Station pool rules and regulations apply during all rentals.

    FACILITY RENTAL REQUEST FORM
    Click here to request a rental. Submittal of this request form does not guarantee availability for the facility and date(s) requested.

LINKS

SWIM ATTIRE POLICY
For a safe and enjoyable experience, please follow these guidelines for appropriate swim attire: Link (PDF)

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

SWIM PASSES
Purchase pool passes online: Link

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