Aquatics

For Aquatics Information, call (843) 745-1028.

Pool hours

Danny Jones- 1455 Monitor St., N. Chas. 29406

Open Swim:

Monday – Thursday:
1pm – 4pm; 7pm – 8:15pm

Friday:
1pm – 4pm

Saturday/Sunday:
12pm – 4pm

Adult Lap Swim:

Monday – Friday:
7am – 8am (Two Lanes Available)
8am – 9am (One Lane Available)
9am – 12pm (Four Lanes Available)
12pm – 1pm (Seven Lanes Available)
1pm – 4pm (Two Lanes Available)

Monday – Thursday:
7pm – 8:15pm (Two Lanes Available)

Saturday:
10am – 4pm

Sunday:
12pm – 6pm

Northwoods- 8348 Greenridge Road, N. Chas., SC 29406

Open Swim:  CLOSED FOR WILL RE-OPEN MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Monday – Thursday:
2pm – 5pm;   7pm – 9pm

Friday:
2pm – 5pm

Saturday:
2pm – 7pm

Sunday:
2pm – 5pm

Adult Lap Swim:

Monday – Friday:
1pm – 2pm

Felix Pinckney- 4790 Hassell Street, N. Chas., SC 29405

CLOSED FOR WILL RE-OPEN MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Monday – Saturday:
2pm – 6pm

Sunday:
2pm – 5pm

Collins Park- 4115 Fellowship Road, N. Chas., SC 29418

CLOSED FOR WILL RE-OPEN MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Monday – Saturday:
2pm – 7pm

Sunday:
2pm – 5pm

American Lifeguard Training

The North Charleston Recreation Department is now accepting applications for summer Lifeguards.

Applications can be picked-up at North Charleston City Hall, 2500 City Hall Lane.  Applications should be returned in a timely manner.

Qualifications

  • 15-years old
  • Must be able to swim 300 yards
  • Must know 3 strokes - crawl, breast and elementary back.

This course teaches individuals advanced rescue skills, how to prevent aquatic emergencies and the proper conduct expected of a professional lifeguard. This is a blended learning class where a portion will be completed in the class room and the rest will be done at the pool. Register at Armory Park 5000 Lackawanna Blvd, North Charleston, SC 20405. Ages 15 & up. Course includes CPR –PR, First Aid certifications – (books not included – may download free or purchase copy from the Red Cross)
Cost: $100
Classes held: This is a two weeks course, Monday through Friday  6pm-9pm    

Class room sessions: Armory Park

Pool Sessions: Danny Jones Pool
Course Dates: March 7th – 18th

ALL participants must pass a pre-requisite swimming test to be eligible to take the Lifeguard course – this test is given the first day of class, after check-in.  Part 1 “300 yard swim” - The swim is 300 yards non stop (not timed) -100 yards freestyle with a supportive kick and rotary breathing with FACE IN WATER, 100 yards breaststroke with a pull-breath-kick-glide motion, 100 yards freestyle or breaststroke (swim goggles allowed for this portion). Part 2 “Brick Test” - Candidate must be able to swim 20 yards, retrieve a 10 pound object from 7 feet of water, and return to starting position within 100 seconds (swim goggles not permitted for brick portion). Part 3 “Treading Water” –Participants must tread water for 2 minutes using only their legs with their hands under their armpits (this is a separate activity from the brick test and does not include using any weight)

For more information and class schedules call:
745-1028.

           

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