Swimming

We have one indoor pool open throughout the year and two outdoor pools open during the summer, typically starting the weekend of the Memorial Day holiday and ending Labor Day weekend. We offer a number of classes and programs including swim lessons, fitness classes, lifeguard training and Water Safety Instructor certification.

 

Smith Fitness Center Aquatics Complex

This pool complex was closed after suffering severe damage from a storm. We're working fast and furiously to make repairs.

Briant Wells Indoor Pool

Hours of Operation

Monday 5 a.m. - 7 a.m. (Lap Swim)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Lap Swim)
Tuesday 5 a.m. - 7 a.m. (Lap Swim)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Lap Swim)
Wednesday 5 a.m. - 7 a.m. (Lap Swim)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Lap Swim)
Thursday 5 a.m. - 7 a.m. (Lap Swim)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Lap Swim)
Friday 5 a.m. - 7 a.m. (Lap Swim)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Lap Swim)
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Contact

Hall Street
Building 933

Tel:
+1 (706) 545-4726

Military DSN Tel:
(312)835-4726

Briant Wells Pool Rules

  • Authorized MWR patrons (in accordance with AR 215-1; Table 7-1, 24 Sep 2015) may use MWR aquatic facilities.
  • Patrons 10 and older must present photo identification upon entering facility.
  • Children 12 and younger must be actively participating in the same activity and under the direct supervision of a parent or guardian. Children may be participants in a special program organized by Child, Youth & School Services, schools, or other authorized youth organizations.
  • One parent/guardian may bring a maximum of six children at one time. Request a special accommodation letter for households with more than six children.
  • Swimming is a high-risk activity; no more than two children between the ages of 0-6 years must be accompanied by one parent or guardian. We require continuous, watchful, and responsible supervision (within an arm’s length) when children 0-6 years are in a pool, wading pool or playing with standing water. This also includes any child using a floatation device regardless of their age. No more than two children can be accompanied by one parent or guardian.
  • Military ID card holders can bring guests. Picture Identification must be presented for verification. Absolutely no refunds will be given. Guests are not permitted during morning lap swim.
  • Guests are the sole responsibility of the sponsor. Guests must remain with the sponsor during the entire duration of their visit (AR 215-1, 7-1 d).
  • Patrons must wear swimsuits appropriate for public appearance. No thongs, sports bras, basketball shorts, nylon shorts, underwear, cut-offs, or denim shorts are permitted. All suits must be lined. Light colored t-shirts may be worn over swimsuits. PT shorts are permitted.
  • All patrons must shower before entering the pool.
  • Subsurface or extended long breath holding is not allowed.
  • Organized PT is prohibited.
  • Persons with skin disorders, bandages, open wounds, eye, nose, or mouth discharge may be refused entry to the facility.
  • No running, horseplay, or obscene language permitted within the facility.
  • Rafts and toys are permitted in the pool at the discretion of the lifeguard on duty.
  • Children may wear Coast Guard approved life jackets in the leisure pool.
  • When using flotation devices, a child must be within an arm’s length of an adult.
  • Diving is not permitted in the leisure pool. Diving is permitted in the deep end of the lap pool.
  • No glass containers allowed on the pool deck. Food and drinks are permitted.
  • No pets are permitted in the pool area at any time.
  • All swimming pools are off limits when closed.
  • Tobacco use of any kind is prohibited.
  • Lifeguards have the authority to issue guidance on anything not covered here.
  • Adult supervision is required at all times. Lifeguard supervision does not replace parental responsibilty to watch your children.
Carey Outdoor Pool 705-545-3248

Look for the helicopter!

Carey Pool is located off Sightseeing Road, behind the Benning Brew Pub near the intersection of Eckel Avenue. This 600,000 gallon, Olympic-size pool, with zero-depth entry and a 5,000-gallon toddler pool, has a rock wall, diving boards, a splash pad and more.

Lap Swim: Monday-Friday 6:30am-12:50pm

Open Swim:

  • Monday-Tuesday, Friday: 1-8pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 9am-6pm
  • Closed Wednesday and Thursday.

 

POOL FEES

Daily rate for guests with military ID: $3

Daily rate for guests without military ID: $5

Single Monthly Pass: $36

Family Monthly Pass: $60

Punch cards for 10 visits: $25

Details:

  • Single and family passes are available for Military ID cardholders only. Guests are subject to the $5 daily rate.
  • Children 3 years old and younger are free. Children 4 and older are subject to the fees listed above.
  • Monthly passes are sold at the Breezeway office. Passes are valid for entry to  Breezeway and Carey Pools; however, they may only be purchased at the Breezeway. Daily passes are available for purchase at both locations.
  • Cash and credit cards (excluding American Express) are accepted.
  • No refunds will be issued for any reason.
  • See Outdoor Pool Rules for more information. 

MILITARY TRAINING/CAREY PT RESERVATIONS

All reservations must be submitted least two weeks in advance. For more information, email [email protected].

 

Breezeway Pool and Splash Pad 706-545-1687

The pool at the Breezeway Recreation and Fitness Complex is closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Open Swim: Wednesday-Sunday 1pm-8pm

Swim lessons: 7:30am-12:30pm 

For Information on swim lessons, call 706-545-2079.

The office is open weekdays from 7am-4pm and 1-8pm weekends.

POOL FEES

Daily rate for guests with military ID: $3

Daily rate for guests without military ID: $5

Single Monthly Pass: $36

Family Monthly Pass: $60

Punch cards for 10 visits: $25

Details:

  • Single and family passes are available for Military ID cardholders only. Guests are subject to the $5 daily rate.
  • Children 3 years old and younger are free. Children 4 and older are subject to the fees listed above.
  • Monthly and season passes will be for sale starting May 1 at the Breezeway office from 8:30am to 5:30pm. Passes are valid at Breezeway and Carey Pools; however, they may only be purchased at the Breezeway. Daily passes are available at both locations.
  • Cash and credit cards (excluding American Express) are accepted.
  • No refunds will be issued for any reason.
  • See Outdoor Pool Rules for more information.

POOL PARTIES

For information on pool party details and reservations at either the Breezeway or Carey Pools, call 706-844-5766 or email [email protected]

Contact

7190 Muir Street
Building 117

Tel:
1+(706) 545-1687

Military DSN Tel:
(312)835-1687

Host a Party at the Pool

Our outdoor pools are available for private events on weekends from 12 to 2 p.m. and from 2 to 4 p.m. The cost is $50 for two hours for 25 people, and an extra $15 for up to 25 additional people or $15 for an extra hour. Call 1+(706) 844-5766.

Outdoor Pool Rules
  • No outside food is permitted at the Breezeway Pool. Outside food is permitted at Carey Pool. No glass containers.
  • The pools must be closed if any visible lightening or audible thunder can be heard by the Aquatics Management.
  • Authorized MWR patrons (in accordance with AR 215-1; Table 7-1, 24 Sep 2015) may use MWR aquatic facilities.
  • Patrons 10 and older must present photo identification upon entering facility.
  • Children 12 and younger must be actively participating in the same activity and under the direct supervision of a parent or guardian. Children may be participants in a special program organized by Child, Youth & School Services, schools, or other authorized youth organizations.
  • One parent/guardian may bring a maximum of six children at one time. Request a special accommodation letter for households with more than six children.
  • Swimming is a high-risk activity; no more than two children between the ages of 0-6 years must be accompanied by one parent or guardian. We require continuous, watchful, and responsible supervision (within an arm’s length) when children 0-6 years are in a pool, wading pool or playing with standing water. This also includes any child using a floatation device regardless of their age. No more than two children can be accompanied by one parent or guardian.
  • Military ID card holders can bring guests. Picture Identification must be presented for verification. Absolutely no refunds will be given. Guests are not permitted during morning lap swim.
  • Guests are the sole responsibility of the sponsor. Guests must remain with the sponsor during the entire duration of their visit (AR 215-1, 7-1 d).
  • Patrons must wear swimsuits appropriate for public appearance. No thongs, sports bras, basketball shorts, nylon shorts, underwear, cut-offs, or denim shorts are permitted. All suits must be lined. Light colored t-shirts may be worn over swimsuits. PT shorts are permitted.
  • All patrons must shower before entering the pool.
  • Subsurface or extended long breath holding is not allowed.
  • Organized PT is prohibited.
  • Persons with skin disorders, bandages, open wounds, eye, nose, or mouth discharge may be refused entry to the facility.
  • No running, horseplay, or obscene language permitted within the facility.
  • Rafts and toys are permitted in the pool at the discretion of the lifeguard on duty.
  • Children may wear Coast Guard approved life jackets in the leisure pool.
  • When using flotation devices, a child must be within an arm’s length of an adult.
  • Diving is not permitted in the leisure pool. Diving is permitted in the deep end of the lap pool.
  • No glass containers allowed on the pool deck. Food and drinks are permitted.
  • No pets are permitted in the pool area at any time.
  • All swimming pools are off limits when closed.
  • Tobacco use of any kind is prohibited.
  • Lifeguards have the authority to issue guidance on anything not covered here.
  • Adult supervision is required at all times. Lifeguard supervision does not replace parental responsibilty to watch your children.
Lifeguard Training

We offer a 2-year lifeguard certification, which includes the American Red Cross certification, first aid, CPR and AED, for MWR patrons 15 and older. The cost is $175. To register, email [email protected].

Military Training and PT Reservations at Carey Pool

All reservations must be submitted least two weeks in advance. For more information, email [email protected] .