During this unprecedented time we will be running limited pool operations.  Here are some key things you need to know before you come.

Swimmer Etiquette

  • Swimmers are required to wear a mask in public areas or when interacting with others – unless in the water.
  • Both the leisure pool and hot tub are closed.
  • We have 9 lap lanes that you can reserve.


  • There are no lockers or showers available in the locker room
    • A deck shower will be available for swimmers to rinse off before and after your swim while wearing your swimsuit
    • Please bring all of your belongings to your lap lane and place them on the bench.
    • Swimmers are encouraged to change at home when possible and arrive in their swimsuit for their reservation time. The main locker rooms are available for changing.
    • Deck changing is prohibited.

Lifeguards and Equipment

  • We have removed all shared equipment (kickboards, pull buoys, fins, and water belts)
    • Swimmers who prefer to use goggles and/or swim caps when swimming must provide their own. The facility will NOT loan or sell these items.
  • Please respect the lifeguards social distance and stay away from the taped square around the guard chair.


Pool Layout  

Reservation Process  

Aquatic Programing  

At this time we will not be running Aquatic programming. This includes swim lessons, hydro-fit, rentals, birthday parties and battleship.

The University of Cincinnati Varsity Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving teams will be holding practice.  The pool's availability may change during those times.

Free Lifeguard Certification

Looking for a Part-time Job at the Rec this Summer? We will train you for free!*

All participants are required to pass a pre-skills test before the first class. Please email to set up a time.  

Pre- Course screening date: Thursday April 1


Dates & Times

  • April 9 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • April 10 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • April 11 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • April 16 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • April 17 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • April 18 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

*Attendance in all course dates is mandatory, and participants must be at least 16 years old by the last day of class. 

50 Day Swim Challenge 

Can you make it a full 50 days?  The 2021 Spring Extreme Swim Challenge the goal is to swim 50 times throughout the entire semester.  Pick a difficulty with a different distance to swim each visit.  Must log 50 visits or more to complete the challenge.



Extreme Challenge