Greenview Park Aquatics Center

 

City’s Outdoor Swim Season Begins Memorial Day Weekend

Free Swim Days Offered at Maxcy & Greenview Pools

The City of Columbia’s 2018 swim season will kick off this Saturday, May 26, the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department announced. 

Both Maxcy Gregg Pool and Greenview Pool will open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on opening day and from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, May 27.  

Both pools will be open for recreational swimming on the following holidays: Memorial Day (May 28), Independence Day (July 4) and Labor Day (Sept. 3) from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. There are no free swim days on these days. 

The swim season will remain open until Monday, Sept. 3 (Labor Day).

Maxcy Gregg Pool

Maxcy Gregg Pool, 1655 Park Circle

Regular hours for recreational swimming are as follows:        

  • Monday through Thursday from 1 to 7 p.m.
  • Fridays from 1-6 p.m. (free swim day)
  • Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sundays from 2 to 6 p.m.

Maxcy Gregg pool will be closed for maintenance from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Fridays.

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Swim lessons will be offered from May through August. 

Greenview Pool, 6700 David Street

Regular hours for recreational swimming are as follows:

  • Mondays from 1-6 p.m. (free swim day)
  • Tuesday through Friday from 1 to 5:45 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sundays from 2 to 6 p.m. 

Greenview Pool will be closed for maintenance from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays. 

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Swim lessons will be offered from May through August.

To accommodate all guests, visitors must observe a two hour time limit in the pool and water play areas when the maximum capacity is reached. Guests will be given a color-coded wristband before entering the pool area.

The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department reserves the right to initiate a rotation at a minimum of every two hours.

Fees (both Maxcy Gregg and Greenview pools)

Per visit: $3 (ages 12 and under), $4 (ages 13 and over)

Season tickets (individuals): $80 (ages 12 and under), $120 (ages 13 and over) (Only available at Maxcy Gregg)

Group passes (church, civic, camps, etc.): $100 (child), $140 (adults) 

Swim Lessons: $35 per session 

Splash Pad/Spray Pools Locations (Free and open to the public)

The following spray pools will be open from Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m., and closed on Sundays:

  • Lorick Park - 1600 Lorick Ave. 
  • Pinehurst Park - 2300 Pinehurst Rd. 

The following spray pools will be open from Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. and will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays:

  • Edisto Discovery Park - 1914 Wiley St. 
  • Emily Douglas Park - 2500 Wheat St. 
  • Hampton Park - 117 Brandon Ave.
  • Heathwood Park - 800 Abelia Rd. 
  • Melrose Park - 1500 Fairview Rd. 
  • Sims Park - 3500 Duncan St.
  • St. Anna's Park - 1315 Liberty Hill Ave. 

The following spray pools will be available upon request:

  • *Mays Park - 4100 Trenholm Rd.
  • *Pacific Park - 200 Wayne St.

Drew Park Splash Pad 

Drew Park splash pad located at 2101 Walker Solomon Way will operate the following hours:    

  • Monday-Saturday from 12-8 p.m.; Closed on Sundays

The spray pad at Roy Lynch Park, 900 Abbeville St., is user-operated and is available during the park’s operating hours from sunrise to sunset.

*Spray pools located at parks that are unmanned will be turned on and off by on-call recreation personnel upon request. Citizens are asked to call the Parks and Recreation Department at 803-545-3100 on Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to request the spray pools for a weekday or weekend event. 

For more information, call the Parks & Recreation Department at 803-545-3100 or visit www.ColumbiaSC.net





 
 
 

 

Columbia Parks & Recreation Department 

1111 Recreation Drive, Columbia, SC 29201

P: 803-545-3100 | F: 803-343-8744


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