Lap swimming for all MWR eligible patrons begins on Monday, May 10. Ten lanes are open through the weekdays until further notice. Recreation Swim for all eligible patrons is scheduled to begin Saturday May 29.
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Mon - 0600-0800, 1100-1300,1600-1800
Tuesday - 0600-0800, Closed, 1600-1800
Wednesday - 0600-0800, 1100-1300, 1600-1800
Thursday - 0600-0800, Closed,1600-1800
Friday- 0600-0800, 1100-1300, 1600-1800
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The Olympic-size pool, Building 1452A, is located on the corner of Yorktown Street and Saratoga Street and is attached to the Fitness Center. To get to the pool, please enter through the Fitness Center. There is a ramp leading into the pool that allows easy access for our handicap patrons. The pool has both a shallow area with a slide as well as a deep end. There are seven 25-yard lanes available for lap swimmers and a covered picnic area with tables. Red Cross certified swim lessons are offered as well as aqua fitness classes during our pool season. The pool is open to all authorized MWR patrons including active duty and their families, military retirees and their families, and DoD civilian employees. There is a $5 fee per guest of authorized ID card holders.
Be advised that our Florida weather requires us to close the pool as a precautionary measure if we receive a notification of a severe weather warning. This action is required in accordance with base policy. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
In addition, remember that Whiting Park Outdoor Recreation Area. www.navymwrwhitingfield.com/programs/b5da2722-8d35-4d0f-a117-d47d363e2053, located right in downtown Milton on the Blackwater River, is truly the best swimmin' hole around! There's a buoyed "Wading Area", kids playground equipment, horse shoes, volleyball, basketball court, fishing pier, pavilions with bbq's, and lots of watercraft to use too.
For a bit of adventure, Tickets & Travel www.navymwrwhitingfield.com/programs/bfc5a10e-f45a-458a-8f8a-627a59316afc can provide discount tickets to waterparks near and far, from Big Kahuna's in Destin to the brand new Volcano Mountain at Universal Orlando.