Aquatics

Overview

The James City County Recreation Center indoor pool is 25 meter by 25 yards with 12, 25 yard lap lanes and a temperature of 84-85 degrees year round. With a maximum depth of 4.5 feet, the pool is ideal for lap swimming, water walking and much more. The pool also has a connected splash pool area with a zero depth entry and a maximum depth of 3 feet. The aquatics area has two hot tubs with temperatures of 104 degrees. The pool and one hot tub have ADA lifts for easy access for enjoyment for everyone!

Swimming & Water Fitness

James City County offers a variety of swimming and water fitness classes for ages 6 months to adults. Free swim evaluations are offered during each registration period. Individuals who will be participating in a beginner level class (i.e. Preschool Level 1, Level 1 – Introduction to Water Safety and Parent & Child) do not need a swim evaluation and can sign-up for group lessons at any time during the registration period. The current group swim lesson flyer and monthly water fitness calendar are located at the bottom of the aquatics webpage. Classes are held at the James City County Recreation Center.

Swim Teams

James City County Parks & Recreation has three affiliate group swim teams. Williamsburg Aquatics Club, Coast Guard Blue Dolphins and 757 Swim teams all use the indoor pool for training year-round. No swim meets are held at the indoor pool. For practice times, see the monthly pool calendar below. 

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  1. Tue Nov. 29 •

    Cardio This class involves a warm-up, about 25 minutes of cardio and then an array of exercises that includ...
  2. Tue Nov. 29 •

    SilverSneakers Splash A fun, shallow-water exercise class that uses a signature splashboard to increase movement and inten...
  3. Tue Nov. 29 •

    Aqua Basics Back to the Basics, But with Fun & Finesse. Aquatic training that everyone enjoys, excellent int...
  4. Tue Nov. 29 •

    H2O HIIT FIT Rev up your heart rate with High Intensity Interval Training which will improve your stamina, torch ...
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