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Aquatics
Contact
Kathy Russell, Aquatics and Greenway Manager

2500 Atlantic Avenue
Fernandina Beach, FL  32034

Ph: (904) 310-3350
Fax: (904) 310-3462

Hours
8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Friday
For pool hours, click on "Lap Swim & Public Swim" link in left hand column
The Parks & Recreation Department operates aquatics facilities at the Atlantic Recreation Center (heated main pool and open year-round) and Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center (open during the summer months only).  Each facility has a main pool, suitable for a variety of aquatics programming, and a kiddie pool with multiple water features. 

Daily admission:  $3 for City residents with City Resident Verification cards, $5 for Non-City residents
1-month and 4-month Pool memberships are available, as well as Pool/Fitness Combo memberships (use of Atlantic Pool and Atlantic Fitness Room).  Click on the "Lap Swim & Public Swim" link for rates.


Atlantic Center Pools
The Atlantic Center Pools are located at the Atlantic Recreation Center at 2500 Atlantic Avenue. This is a year-round, outdoor facility.  The main pool is 25 yards long and heated to 85-86 degrees throughout the cooler months, while the kiddie pool is open only during the warmer months (March - October).  In addition to public swim and lap swim options, water aerobics classes, several swim clinics, and private swimming lessons are offered year-round; group swimming lessons are offered during the summer months.  A Pool Lift is available to wheelchair-bound individuals for pool accessibility.  A concession area is open during summer public swim hours.  The Atlantic Center main pool is used in the evenings by local swim teams for year-round training, and it is available to the general public for rental during non-programmed hours (rentals available during public swim hours or when pool is closed to the public - call 904-310-3358 for rental information and availability).

Click on the following link to download a Pool Rental Agreement:  Pool Rental Agreement


Atlantic main pool
Atlantic Recreation Center main pool

Atlantic kiddie pool
Atlantic Recreation Center kiddie pool

Martin Luther King, Jr. Center Pools
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center Pools are located at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center at 1200 Elm Street.  This facility is open only during the summer, from late May through early August.  The main pool is 20 yards long, and the kiddie pool is zero depth.  Although there is no formal lap swim program scheduled, lap swimmers are welcomed during public swim hours in the designated lap lane.  A Pool Lift is available to wheelchair-bound individuals for pool accessibility.  Group swim lessons are offered in the evenings during the summer months, and the facility is available for rental during non-programmed hours (rentals available during public swim hours or when pool is closed to the public during months of operation - call 904-310-3358 for rental information and availability).  Food and snack concessions are available for purchase during public swim hours.

Click on the following link to download a Pool Rental Agreement:  Pool Rental Agreement

MLK main pool
MLK, Jr. Recreation Center main pool

MLK kiddie pool
MLK, Jr. Recreation Center kiddie pool

MLK kiddie pool
MLK, Jr. Recreation Center kiddie pool

Classes/Clinics
Scuba diving certification classes, lifeguard and swimming instructor certification classes, and more may be offered throughout the year at either of our facilities.  Stroke Clinics and Homeschool Swim Clinics are offered throughout the school year (August - May).  Information available at the Atlantic Recreation Center.