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Junior Lifeguards  Jervey Gantt Aquatic FUN Center

Aquatic FUN Centers



Open May 25  - Sept. 2, 2019

(August 10 - September 2: weekends only)

255 NW MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BLVD. | 352-622-6803


Open May 18, 2019 -Labor Day

(August 10 - September 2: weekends only)

2390 SE 36 AVE. | 352-624-2410



 2200 NW 17th Pl. | 352-368-5550 

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Pool Schedule

                  The pools will be open 7 days a week from May 28 - August 10.

The Aquatic FUN Centers are typically open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and Noon-5 p.m. on Sunday.  Both pools are open on the Fourth of July and on Labor Day from Noon-5 p.m.  The entry fee is $2/child and $3/adult for a two hour swim session.  Pool passes are also available for purchase.         

Each facility has spray features, a waterfall and water slide.  Each pool has a zero inch depth entry for easy access with a maximum depth of five and a half feet and are ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliant.  Outside coolers, drinks or food are not permitted at either Aquatic FUN Center.  Concessions are available.  For your safety, conditions may require closing during normal operating hours.

Our "Learn to Swim" lessons are for ages 3-17 and are offered at both pools Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Did you know that 70 percent of the Earth is covered in water?  Protect the child in your life by ensuring they know how to swim!  Our lessons are taught by certified swim instructors and are only $55 per person per session.  Each session meets three times per week for two weeks.  Aquatics also offers Junior Lifeguard Camp, Aquability and Aqua Zumba.  

The Aquatic FUN Centers are available for private rental for special events and weekend table rental for parties.

The Aquatic FUN Centers are always in need of Lifeguards and Swim Instructors!



Monday - Friday, June 17-28
9 a.m. until noon
Ages 12 - 15
$150 per person

Jervey Gantt Aquatic FUN Center, 2390 SE 36th Ave.
Week 1: Skill Development
Week 2: Shadowing

Give your teen an experience of a lifetime! Candidates must be able to swim front crawl for 25-yards, submerge to a depth of 10-feet and tread water for one minute. Register now through June 15 at For more information, please call (352) 368-5517 or visit


Build foundational water safety and swimming skills for ages 3+. Instructors are American Red Cross certified. Cost per session is $55.

Mondays - Wednesdayscute little girl smiling as she learns to swim in the pool
May 27 - July 31

Jervey Gantt Aquatic FUN Center
(2390 SE 36th Ave.)
9:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m. & 5:30 p.m.

Hampton Aquatic FUN Center
(255 NW 16th Ave.)
9:15 a.m. & 10:15 a.m.

Session 1: May 27- June 5
Session 2: June 10 - June 19
Session 3: June 24- July 3
Session 4: July 8 - July 17
Session 5: July 22 - July 31

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Are you 15 years or older and looking for a great summer job or rewarding career?
American Red Cross Lifeguarding is the best place to start! Work as part of a team to help people safely enjoy the water. Earn CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer, First Aid and Lifeguarding - all good for two years! Only $275/person. 

Ocala Aquatics, 3001 SW College Rd. Ocala, FL 34471

photo of a life preserver hangin with the words "safety first" inside Class #1 Option
Thursday, March 28, 5 to 9 pm
Saturday, March 30, 12 to 6 pm
Sunday, March 31, 8 to 6 pm
Monday, April 1, 5 to 9 pm

       Class #2 Option
       Friday, April 26, 5 to 9 pm
       Saturday, April 27, 8 to 6 pm
       Sunday, April 28, 8 to 6 pm
       Monday, April 29, 5 to 9 pm (makeup)

      Class #3 Option
      Friday, May 3, 5 to 9 pm
      Saturday, May 4, 8 to 6 pm
      Sunday, May 5, 8 to 6 pm
      Monday, May 6, 5 to 9 pm (makeup)