About the Lancaster Aquatic Center

The Lancaster Aquatic Center is located inside the Recreation Center. The 165,000-gallon pool includes a zero-depth entry, lazy river, 2-story water slide, and lap lanes. Locker rooms with showers and a seasonal concession stand make this a great place for all.

Aquatics Objectives
  • To introduce swimming as a lifelong activity. 
  • To teach skills in a nurturing, positive environment.  
  • To teach all ages the ability to swim and promote water safety

All Aquatics are Temporarily Closed.

Public Swim

The pool is open for use by the general public and monitored by a friendly, experienced, and certified staff of lifeguards. Enjoy the climate controlled facility year-round.


Public swim is held on Saturdays from 12 noon to 4:45 p.m.
Open daily for Summer Break, from 12 noon to 4:45 p.m.


The public swim fee is $7/ day resident, $10 /day nonresident.

Adult Fitness / Lap Swim

Adults 17 and up can enjoy morning hours dedicated specifically to aquatic exercise. Swim laps or engage in self-guided water aerobics. A special water aerobics class is offered Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at no additional cost. 


  • Monday - Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
  • Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
  • Monday & Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Resident Fees

  • $5 per day
  • $20 per month
  • $120 per year

Nonresident Fees

  • $8 per day
  • $30 per month
  • $160 per year

Group Swim

We offer a special weekday swim time for day care and youth groups. You must register in advance to attend and sign an Aquatic Agreement. For more information, contact 972-218-3713.


Group swim is available Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. - 12 noon or 12 noon - 2 p.m.


The group swim fee is $3 per person.

Swim Lessons

We offer a special weekday swim lessons for all ages. Lancaster Aquatics programs swim lessons as instructed by the American Red Cross. Advanced swimmers have an opportunity to join the Lancaster Tiger Sharks swim team! For more information, contact 972-218-3700 or click the left tab "Swim Lessons". Classes are 5:30 p.m.-6:15 p.m. / 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m. (Tuesday and Thursday)

Water Aerobics

Water aerobics is a great form of fitness for rehabilitation, people who require less joint impact, seniors or those who just love the water. Lancaster Aquatics offers week day & Saturday morning classes as well as Monday through Thursday evening classes. For more information, contact 972-218-3700 or click the "Aquatic Classes" tab to the left.

Dive in Movie

Every third Thursday of every month
at 7:30 p.m., join us in the Lancaster pool for a movie and pool fun. Admission is FREE with a Lancaster Recreation Center ID. For more information, contact 972-218-3700.

Swim Team

Adults and youth.... Do you have what it takes to be a Tiger Shark? Lancaster Aquatic's Tiger Sharks Swim Team is a training and competitive recreational swim team. The team competes in Lancaster programmed swim meets at the recreation center as well as regional & state competitions for the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF). TAAF competitions schedule age groups from 6 years old to 50 and older. For more information, contact 972-218-3713 or click the left tab "Swimming Program"