The City of Winter Haven Aquatics Unit offers two pools and a splash pad for community enjoyment.
Swim Lessons 2021
Registration dates, times and fees are listed on our flyer. Each age group has a Course Fact Sheet button below: Parent & Child (6 months – 2 y/o), Preschool (3-5 y/o) and Learn-To-Swim (6 y/o & up). During registration aquatic staff will ask a series of questions to help you place your child in the right level. For more information or questions call (863) 268-6766.
“Rowdy” Gaines Olympic Pool210 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 springboards. This pool is heated and open year-round.
Starting Monday, March 22, 2021.
- Adult Lap Swim (Short Course Only):
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Mon. – Fri.)
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Mon. – Thurs.)
- Recreational / Open Swim:
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Mon. – Sun.)
- 10 Punch Pass
$18 Resident / $27 Non-resident
- 20 Punch Pass
$30 Resident / $45 Non-resident
- 60 Punch Pass
$80 Resident / $111 Non-resident
- Residents – $2
- Non-residents – $3
- Life Jackets – $1
Pipeline Swim Team
- Location: “Rowdy” Gaines Olympic Pool
- Contact Name: Coach Patrick Piper
- Contact Number: (941) 228-9777
- Contact Email: CoachPatrick@PipelineSwimming.com
- Website Page
Winter Haven Recreational & Cultural Center Pool
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 table 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