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Summer 2024 Pool Season

Stay Cool in the Pool this summer! Make this summer unforgettable by spending plenty of time in the pool. 

JaxParks Aquatics is excited to announce the opening of 29 community pools for Summer 2024. 26 of the community pools will be open for Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 25th through Monday, May 27th; for pre-season Saturday and Sunday, June 1st and June 2nd; then for regular season Saturday June 8th through Sunday, August 4th. The 3 remaining sites are scheduled to open June 29th throughout the pool season.

Memorial Day Weekend Outdoor Pool Hours

Saturday, May 25th – 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 26th  --   2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday, May 27th -- 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Pre-Season Outdoor Pool Hours

May 28th to June 2nd  (ONLY OPEN ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAYS)
Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Regular Season Outdoor Pool Hours

Starting Saturday June 8th to Sunday August 4th
Monday to Friday 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 

The following 26 pools open Saturday, May 25th:

·         Andrew Jackson High School – 128 W. 30th St., 32206

·         Baldwin Middle/High School – 345 Chestnut St. N., 32234

·         Cecil Aquatic Center – 13611 Normandy Blvd., 32221

·         Charles Clark Pool- 8739 Sibbald Rd., 32208

·         Emmett Reed Park – 1093 W. 6th St., 32209

·         Eugene Butler Pool- 900 Acorn St., 32209

·         Fletcher High School – 700 Seagate Ave., 32266

·         Golfair Park Pool (C.T. Brown) - 4415 Moncrief Rd., 32209

·         Grand/Johnnie Walker Park – 2740 Division St., 32209

·         Harts Rd/ Eartha Napolean Park – 11597 Harts Rd., 32218

·         Highlands Middle School – 10913 Pine Estates Rd., 32218

·         Julius Guinyard Park – 1358 Jefferson St. 32209

·         Lakeshore Middle School – 2519 Bayview Rd., 32210

·         Mandarin High School – 4831 Greenland Rd., 32258

·         Oceanway Park – 12215 Sago Ave. W., 32218

·         Paxon High School- 3413 W. 5th St., 32254

·         Pine Forest (Henry T. Jones Park) – 2335 Gattis Ln., 32207

·         Ribault High School – 5820 Van Gundy St., 32208

·         Riverside High School – 1200 S. McDuff Ave., 32205

·         Robert Kennedy Pool – 1139 Ionia St., 32206    

·         Samuel Wolfson High School- 7000 Powers Ave., 32217    

·         Sandalwood High School – 2750 John Prom Blvd., 32246

·         Terry Parker High School – 7301 Parker School Rd., 32211

·         Thomas Jefferson Park – 390 N. Jackson Ave., 32220

·         Westside High School – 5530 Firestone Rd., 32244

·         Woodland Acres/ Warrington Park – 8200 Kona Ave., 32216

Additional sites are scheduled to open by June 29th:

·         Ft Caroline Pool – 4131 Ferber Rd., 32277

·         Mallison Park Pool- 3133 Lenox Ave., 32254

·         San Souci Pool (Adolph Wurn Park) - 2115 Dean Rd., 32216
 


Cecil Aquatics Center 

Summer 2024 Program Hours

  • Beginning Monday June 10th - Friday August 2nd, programs will be held from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. 

 Swim year-round at the Cecil Aquatic Center:

  • Monday through Friday: Lap Swim Only 7 a.m. – 8 a.m.; Open Swim 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.; (Maintenance Break 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.); Open Swim 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: Open Swim 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; (Maintenance Break 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.); Open Swim 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday Open Swim 1 p.m. – 6 .p.m.

Splash Pads

Splash around in any of our 16 locations around town.
  • Splash Pads will open the first weekend in May this year through the last weekend in October
  • Open daily from 10 am - 7 pm

Locations

Due to unforeseen circumstances splash pads may be off/closed for a limited time during the season for maintenance or weather related issues.‚Äč


2024 Swim Lessons

Learn to Swim Schedule

Registration begins May 6, 2024!
Fees:
$60 per two week session.
Times: Classes taught Monday - Thursday with Fridays as make-up days when needed.
*Adult Lap Swim is available at Cecil Aquatics Center Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Aqua Tots- ages 3 to 5

Participants learn basic swimming and water safety skills.

Youth Swim- ages 5 to 13

Participants are placed in classes based on skill level. Activities range from water acclimation to competitive swimming strokes.

Teen Swim- ages 13 to 18

Same as youth swim.

Adult Swim- ages 21 and up

Placement is based on skill level and water acclimation.



Whether you are a newcomer to lifeguarding or an experienced professional, your skills are invaluable to us.

Pool Management Positions Available

Join our Pool Management team and explore one of our available positions.

  • Assistant Pool Manager - 16.50 per hour
  • Pool Manager - $17.00 per hour
  • District Coordinator - $17.00 per hour
  • Ocean Camp Counselor - $16.00 per hour
For more information, call 904-255-6777 or 904-255-4271 or email bealifeguard@coj.net

JaxParks-Lifeguard-Training-2024-QR-code.jpgBecome a Lifeguard

Join our JaxParks Aquatics team and become a lifeguard.

All those planning to participate will need to be able to complete three prerequisite skills.
  • 300 yard swim
  • 2 minutes of treading water without using hands
  • Retrieving a 10 pound brick from the bottom of the diving well.
$15 per hour starting pay for new lifeguards!

Please come prepared to swim. Participants may bring a change of clothes and snacks. Paper to take notes is recommended. Additional hiring information will be given upon completion of training class.

* This training is for potential COJ pool lifeguard employment.
* Additional classes may be added, please check back here for updates.
* Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please contact Disabled Services at VM 255-5466, TTY 255-5475, or email your request to KaraT@coj.net.

Full-Course Lifeguard Training Dates - 3:30pm to 9:00pm
May 6th  - 10th: Monday - Friday, Charles Clark
May 20th - 24th: Monday - Friday, Charles Clark

Recertification Course - 10am to 5pm
May 11th: Saturday, Woodland Acres

Hybrid Training Dates - 10am to 5pm
May 25th & 26th: Saturday & Sunday - Grand Park
June 1st & 2nd: Saturday & Sunday - Charles Clark
June 4th & 5th: Tuesday & Wednesday - Grand Park

Hiring Dates at City Hall - 1pm to 4pm
April 24th
May 15th

Training Locations
Cecil - 13611 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32221
Charles Clark - 8793 Sibbald Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32208
Johnnie Walker (Grand Park) - 2500 W 20th St., Jacksonville, FL 32209
Woodland  Acres - 8200 Kona Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32211

For more information call 904.255.6777 or email bealifeguard@coj.net

Certification is valid for two years.
Must be 15 years of age to become a lifeguard.



JaxParks Aquatics Office

Call us at (904) 255-6777
JaxParks Aquatics Office, 4012 University Blvd. N., Jacksonville, FL  32277