Aquatics

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs currently operates six outdoor swimming pools, one splash pad and one aquatic center. Aquatic programs are offered by the department and continue to grow at a fast pace. Visitors to our pools will find an array of amenities for both fun and learning. In addition to pool amenity offerings, we offer swim lessons every summer to ages 3 - 18 and adults. Participants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The DeKalb County swim season begins Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 26 thru July 27. Select pools will remain open on weekends until Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3, 2018.

ALL POOLS: No outside food or drinks are allowed. Food and drinks are only allowed for pool party rentals. Children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult ages 18 +.

GENERAL INFORMATION

All pools are available for private rentals. The pool can be rented before and after public swim hours. All requests for rentals must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event date to the Aquatics Office located at the 1950 West Exchange Place, Suite 400, Tucker 30084. Full payment is required in order to secure a reservation for a pool. All payments must be made in the form of a cashier’s check or money order made payable to DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs. All rentals are $70 per hour with a minimum of two hours and a maximum of three hours. There is also a $40 refundable clean-up fee. If ages of the patrons of the pool party are 16 and older, a security officer is required to be onsite. All security officers must be DeKalb County off-duty police officers at a fee of $35 per hour, per officer. No grilling of any kind is allowed on deck. NO loud or vulgar music is permitted. Before the rental process can begin all patrons renting the pool must be at least 21 years old and present a valid picture ID. Rentals are available beginning the first weekend in June 4 - September 2. No rentals July 4. Parties are staffed by certified lifeguards.

 

BROWNS MILL AQUATIC CENTER

You may reserve the Aquatic Facility for exclusive use. Private Pool Party Rentals are available Friday and Saturday after the Aquatic Facility closes. Parties are available for 4 hours (8pm to midnight), beginning June 4- September 2. No rentals July 4. Parties are staffed by certified lifeguards. Party reservations must be made at least two weeks prior to party date. Only full payment assures reservation. All patrons renting/attending the private pool party must be 21 years of age or older and must present proper ID at the time of request and/or party. 

 

Also, at this time, patrons are not allowed to enter/re-enter the facility.

NO Alcohol is permitted at any private reservations at DeKalb County Aquatic Facilities.

Reservation forms are below:

 

Adult and Teen Party

Children Reservation Party

More Than 50 People Party

Less Than 50 People Party

Private Summer Camp Party

 

 

EXCHANGE SPLASH PAD

 

For groups larger than 10 a reservation must be made with the Aquatics Office. Groups are allowed to reserve space for up to 2 hours. Groups cannot exceed more than 25 people

 

POOL HOURS OF OPERATION

Browns Mill Family Aquatic Facility, 4929 Browns Mill Rd., Lithonia, GA 30038

Hours: Saturday’s, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday’s, 1 to 7 p.m.
 

Exchange Splash Pad, 2771 Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA 30034

Hours:  Saturday’s, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday’s, noon to 7 p.m.

 

Gresham Park, 3113 Gresham Road, Atlanta, GA 30316

Hours: Saturday’s, noon to 6 p.m.; Sunday’s, 1 to 6 p.m.

 

Lithonia Park, 2501 Park Drive, Lithonia, GA 30058
Hours: Saturday’s, noon to 6 p.m.; Sunday’s, 1 to 6 p.m.

 

Midway Park, 3181 Midway Road, Decatur, GA 30032
Hours: Saturday’s, noon to 6 p.m.; Sunday’s, 1 to 6 p.m.
 

Medlock Park, 874 Gaylemont Circle, Decatur, GA 30033
Hours: Saturday’s noon to 6 p.m.; Sunday’s, 1 to 6 p.m.

 

**Patrons are not allowed to enter and re-enter the facility during staff breaks - Break time - Saturday and Sunday from  3:30pm -4:30 pm

** Children ages 12 and under , must be accompamied by an adult (18+)

 

 

 

POOL FEES

REGULAR POOLS

Adult (18+)                                             $3.00

Youth (3-17 yrs. old)                              $2.00

2 years and under                               FREE (Must wear swim diaper)

Regular Pools Annual Pass $45 per person

 

BROWNS MILL AQUATIC CENTER

          Co. Resident            Cities in DeKalb *    Non-resident

Youth (17 & under)                $5                           $7                           $10

Adult (18+)                             $7                           $9                           $12

 

Seasonal Splash Card (Annual Pass)

              Co. Resident            Cities in DeKalb*     Non-resident

Individual                                $80                          $85                          $160

Family 2                                  $135                        $145                        $270

Family 3                                  $185                        $200                        $370

Family 4                                  $220                        $240                        $440

Family 5                                  $257                        $282                        $514

Family 6                                  $295                        $325                        $590

* “Cities in DeKalb” include the incorporated cities of Avondale, Brookhaven, Chamblee, Clarkston, Doraville, Dunwoody and Stone Mountain. Cities of Lithonia and Pine Lake are excluded.

 

WATER AEROBICS

THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISING IN THE WATER ARE ENDLESS!

Enhance your cardiovascular fitness and improve your muscular endurance and overall strength. Our water aerobics classes are often performed in chest-deep water. This type of exercise appeals to swimmers and non-swimmers alike. If you think that you are ready to take the plunge, join any of our water aerobics classes.

Dynamo Pools (Water Aerobics for Senior Citizens) 55+

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

9am-11am

$15 per month

For more information, call Dynamo Pools at (770) 457-7946.

SWIM LESSONS

There will be two three-week sessions offered during the summer at select pools. Each session contains six half-hour classes. To register for these classes, visit the pool of your choice and complete the registration process. Payment must accompany each application in order to be registered for any class. All payments must be received in the form of a money order or cashier’s check made payable to DeKalb County Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs.

 

CLASS SCHEDULE

Session One - June 11 - 29

Session Two - July  9 - 27

 

CLASS FEE

$60 per session, per participant

Registration begins in May 26 at the pool locations below.

 

LOCATIONS

Gresham Pool

Kittredge Pool

Medlock Pool

Midway Pool

Lithonia Pool

Tobie Grant Pool

SWIM LEAGUES

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs sponsors recreational swimming leagues at four swimming pools in DeKalb County. The goal of the program includes helping young people establish a love for the sport of swimming, advanced aquatic skills, teamwork and the principles of good sportsmanship.

League Fee: $40 per person

REGISTRATION STARTS MAY 26– JUNE 8

 

SWIM MEETS

Swim meets are held in June and July at Lithonia Pool.

June 16   9am - 12pm

June 23   9am - 12pm

June 30   9am -12pm

July 14    9am -12pm

July 21   9am - 12pm (county swim meet)

 

Swim team instructors/coaches will decide on team practice times. DeKalb Swim League (DSL) swim teams will be held at the following pools:

Kittredge               2353 N. Druid Hills Rd. Atlanta, GA 30329

Medlock                874 Gaylemont Circle Decatur, GA 30033

Midway                 3181 Midway Road Decatur, GA 30032

Lithonia                 2501 Park Drive Lithonia, GA 30058

All youth swimmers (ages 7+) will have an opportunity to qualify for the GRPA District 6 swim meet (July) through their DSL swim meets. If swimmers qualifies in the district meet they will represent the county in the finals in July.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

P:770-414-2119
F: 404-371-3088
Email: aquatics@dekalbcountyga.gov

 

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