Arlington Aquatics to Start Offering Programming at Arlington ISD Natatorium March 1
By Arlington Parks & Recreation
Posted on January 28, 2021, January 28, 2021

Arlington Aquatics is excited to start offering aquatics programming at Arlington Independent School District’s natatorium beginning March 1.

The City plans to start offering scheduled lap swim and water walking. Lap swim and water walking will be available to the City of Arlington Parks &Recreation members or as an $8 day pass. Visitors wanting to purchase a day pass can do so with a card, no cash or checks will be accepted at the facility. Click here for membership information.

Programming was originally set to start with the natatorium opening in September 2020, but was delayed due to COVID-19 budgetary impacts for the Parks & Recreation Department.

Arlington Aquatics programming will take place in the warm up pool located within the natatorium. It is the 25-yard pool that is 4.0 ft in depth and consists of four lap lanes. No City programming will take place in the 50-meter competition pool. Visitors should note the pool temperature is set to 82 degrees, perfect for lap swimming and activities, but noticeably different than the East Library and Recreation Center pool, which averages 87 to 88 degrees.

Programming will be available in the mornings and evenings. Hours for Arlington Aquatics are 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. These hours are scheduled to change based on AISD schedule of events.

Arlington Aquatics’ members will enter through a separate entrance from Arlington ISD located off to the side. The entrance door is labeled “Training Pool”. This entrance will open onto the pool deck where there will be a lifeguard to assist with check-in. Members will also have access to locker rooms separate from Arlington ISD with showers and bathrooms amenities available for use.

In addition to lap swimming and water walking, residents will also soon be able to register for American Red Cross swimming lessons for children ages 4 to 12 years old as well as to adult beginners, private lessons, and water fitness classes. Open swim will not be available at this location. Click here to register for swim lessons or water fitness classes.

For questions pertaining to Arlington Aquatics natatorium hours, or membership please call Arlington Parks and Recreation at 817- 459-5474. For more information on programming please email or

For information on the The Arlington ISD Athletics Center, where the natatorium is located, competition pool swimming, or rentals contact Suzanne Dangelmaier,

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