Pools

Programming and upcoming events

swimlessons

Adult swim lessons are held from 9-10am each Monday, Wednesday; from 2-3pm Monday and Wednesday; from 5:30-6:30pm Monday and Wednesday and 1pmon Saturday. Adult swim lessons are free for active-duty Soldiers. For all others, the cost is $35 per eight lessons.

swimlessons

swimlessons

Water aerobics are held each Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-6:30pm, each Saturday from 9:30-10:30am, and each Monday and Wednesday from 10-11 a.m.. The classes are free. Space is limited.

Lifeguarding classes and certification: Lifeguarding classes and certifications are held periodically by the El Paso branch of the American Red Cross. Learn more by calling (915) 592-0208.


































































































































































































 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Fort Bliss aquatics facilities follow a 100% ID card check policy


replica

Aquatics Training Center
20733 Constitution Ave., East Fort Bliss • (915) 741-5901

The new Aquatics Training Center is a 50,000-square-foot facility featuring three pools: an Olympic-size pool, a multipurpose recreational pool and a diving well.

Unique features of the multipurpose pool include zero-depth entry with a maximum depth of 8 feet, a 12-foot climbing wall located on the deck, a permanent basketball goal and volleyball-court capabilities. Heaters can warm the water to therapy temperature within four hours to support wounded warrior rehabilitation. The zero-depth entry feature, which makes entering the pool similar to entering the ocean from a beach, also supports shallow-water egress training. The multipurpose recreation pool is availale on a first-come, first-served basis; reservations are not accepted.

The eight-lane, Olympic-sized pool features multiple depths and a moveable bulkhead that can divide the pool into two separate sections, enabling simultaneous use of the pool for multiple aquatic programs. Reservations are available for the recreation portion of the pool from 8am-5pm.

The 13-foot diving well features two 1-meter boards and a 3-meter platform and is designed for diving and drown-proofing, and can accommodate helicopter cab dunk training. Reservations are available from 8am-5pm.

Aquatics Training Center amenities include fully-equipped men’s and women’s locker rooms and family changing areas, and a large classroom available for trainings.

Patrons, including active-duty service members, family members, retirees and DoD/DA civilains s may swim free of charge.

Use of flotation devices, pool noodles, etc.
Coast Guard approved life jackets, kickboards, and exercise equipment is allowed provided they are not inflatable. The utilization of any inflatable flotation device not provided by the pool is strictly forbidden to include water wings, rings, pool noodles, inflatable "floaties," etc. Infant ring floats with seats are permitted.

Click here to read the pool rules to learn what is and is not permitted at the Aquatics Training Center.

All patrons entering the facility must show their ID and sign in.

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday-Friday: 5am-8pm
Saturday-Sunday: 8am-8pm
Holidays and training holidays: 8am-8pm

 

*LAP SWIMMING is always available during normal business hours.

*PT HOURS: Unless otherwise scheduled, the pool is available during PT hours on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

*Soldier training always has priority use of the pool. Trainings may be scheduled whenever convenient for the Soldiers/units.

replica

Replica Aquatic Center
5035 Dickman Road • (915) 568-7431 // (915) 568-5380

Replica Aquatic Center is an indoor swimming facility featuring an Olympic-sized pool. Lap swimming, drown-proofing and swim lessons are part of the regular pool programming. The pool is also available for pool parties.

Patrons, including active-duty service members, family members, retirees and DoD/DA civilains may swim and participate in water aerobics free of charge.

Use of flotation devices, pool noodles, etc.
Coast Guard approved life jackets, kickboards, and exercise equipment is allowed provided they are not inflatable. The utilization of any inflatable flotation device not provided by the pool is strictly forbidden to include water wings, rings, pool noodles, inflatable "floaties," etc. Infant ring floats with seats are permitted.

Click here to read the pool rules to learn what is and is not permitted at Replica Aquatic Center.

All patrons entering the facility must show their ID and sign in.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday-Friday: 6am-8pm
Saturday-Sunday: 1pm-8pm
Holidays and training holidays: 8am-8pm
(Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day)

*OPEN/RECREATIONAL SWIM begins at 1 pm daily

*LAP SWIMMING is always available during normal business hours.

*PT HOURS: Unless otherwise scheduled, the pool is available during PT hours on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

*Soldier training always has priority use of the pool. Trainings may be scheduled whenever convenient for the Soldiers/units.

 

Roberto Loeza Soldier Activity Center Pool
20732 Constitution Ave., East Fort Bliss • (915) 744-1532

The outdoor pool at the Soldier Activity Center is a 4,000-square-foot swimming facility designed for recreational use. Patrons, including active-duty military, family members, retirees and DoD/DA civilians may swim free of charge. All guests must be age 18 or older.

Please click here to read the pool rules to learn what is and is not permitted at the SAC pool.

HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday-Friday: 2pm-7pm
Saturday and Sunday: Noon-7pm
Holidays and training holidays: Noon-7pm

After Labor Day, the SAC pool will be open weekends only as long as weather permits. Closing dates will be announced in advance. Check with the facility for fall hours.



community
Fort Bliss Community Pool
253 Club Road • (915) 568-6925

The Community Pool, just outside of the Family Resilience Center on main post, is great for those who like their fun in the sun. It is also available for small parties. The facility features a double loop slide, shaded sitting area and indoor/outdoor carpeting.

Patrons, including active-duty service members, family members, retirees and DoD/DA civilains may swim free of charge.

Use of flotation devices, pool noodles, etc.
Coast Guard approved life jackets, kickboards, and exercise equipment is allowed provided they are not inflatable. The utilization of any inflatable flotation device not provided by the pool is strictly forbidden to include water wings, rings, pool noodles, inflatable "floaties," etc. Infant ring floats with seats are permitted.

Please click here to read the pool rules to learn what is and is not permitted at the Community Pool.

HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday-Friday: 11am-7pm
Saturday-Sunday: 10am-8pm
Holidays and training holidays: 10am-8pm

After Labor Day, Community Pool will be open weekends only through September 15. The pool will close for the season after that date.

 

waterpark
Biggs Park Water Park
11388 Sergeant Major Blvd., East Fort Bliss • (915) 744-8087

The Biggs Park Water Park offers fun in the sun! The water park, located inside Biggs Park on Sergeant Major Boulevard, is open to all authorized Family and MWR users.

Click here to read the Biggs Park Splash Park capacity policy.

Hours of Operation:

September 2 is the last day of operation for the 2013 season.
Biggs Splash Park will close for the season September 3.

Wednesday-Monday: 10am-6pm

Tuesday: Closed for maintenance

 

 

 

 

 

Pool News

Fitness Professionals Needed

Fort Bliss Sports, Fitness and Aquatics is currently looking for Fitness Professionals specalizing in personal training, indoor cycling, Zumba, TRX, yoga, Plates, water aerobics, and generalized group exercise.

Applicants must have a current CPR/AED certification, personal liability insurance, nationally recognized fitness certification, and experience in fitness instruction.

For more information on these positions or upcoming certification opportunities on Fort Bliss, call 744-5794 or e-mail fortblissfitness@gmail.com.