The McAllen Parks and Recreation Department Aquatics Division offers a full aquatic recreational program throughout the year. From Gus & Goldie Learn-to-Swim Program to a variety of American Red Cross programs, participants of all ages can take part in our programs to learn the important skills of water safety. The division also maintains and operates four aquatic facilities. These pools are located in strategic points throughout the city. The pools are used for aquatic programming, special events, and are also available to rent for birthday parties, school outings and corporate events. For more information on rental policies and availability please visit the Rental Page.
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- Lifeguard Certification Program - REGISTER ONLINE Certification class provides necessary training for those individuals wanting to become lifeguards. CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid books and certifications are included. PREREQUISITES: Individuals must be at least 15 years old and must be able to complete the following tests: timed brick retrieval and 300 yard swim using front crawl and breaststroke.
AQUATICS SPECIAL EVENTS
- Pools Gone Wild
- Underwater Egg Hunt
- Doggie Day
- Doggie Day at the Pool