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The City of Winter Haven Aquatics Unit offers two pools and a splash pad for the communities enjoyment.

“Rowdy” Gaines Olympic Pool

210 Cypress Gardens Blvd
Winter Haven, FL 33880

The “Rowdy” Gaines Olympic Pool (RGOP) has an Olympic size (25 yards x 50 meters) competitive pool, which is 4 feet deep on each end and 6 1/2 feet in the middle. Equipped with competitive starting blocks, it is used for competitive swimming, swim instruction and recreational use. In addition, there is a separate diving well with (2) 1 meter and (2) 3 meter spring boards. This pool is heated and open year-round.

Fall/Winter Hours

Staring Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

  • Lap Swim (Short Course Only):
    10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Mon. – Fri.)
  • Recreation Swim:
    12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Mon. – Fri.)

Aquatic Passes

  • 10 Punch Pass
    $18 Resident / $27 Non-resident
  • 20 Punch Pass
    $30 Resident / $45 Non-resident
  • 60 Punch Pass
    $80 Resident / $111 Non-resident

Pool Fees

  • Residents – $2
  • Non-residents – $3
  • Life Jackets – $1

Pipeline Swim Team

Winter Haven Recreational & Cultural Center Pool

Closed for Fall/Winter, reopening Spring 2021.

801 MLK Blvd. NE
Winter Haven, FL 33881

The Winter Haven Recreational & Cultural Center (WHRCC) pool is an “L” shaped pool measuring 25 yards x 25 meters. The pool is used for swim instruction and recreational use from mid-May through August.

Splash Pad at Trailhead Park

The Splash Pad at Trailhead Park is a new amenity for families to enjoy together. This space has two first-come first-serve shaded picnic tables areas, an on-site bathroom and is open year-round.

  • Days: Monday – Sunday
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Ages: All
  • Fees: Free
"Rowdy" Gaines Olympic Pool
210 Cypress Gardens Blvd.Winter Haven, Florida 33880
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