Aquatics

Programs Offered

  • Open Swimming
  • Lap Swimming
  • Swimming Lessons
  • Water Aerobics
  • Swim Team
  • Water Walking
  • Lifeguard Training
  • Pool Rentals

Summer Schedule

Season Begins: Memorial Day Weekend
Season Ends: Labor Day
Holiday Hours: Memorial Day 2:00pm-5:00pm
July 4th 2:00pm-5:00pm
Labor Day 2:00pm-5:00pm

ADA Lifts

ADA Lifts are provided at our aquatic facilities. For more information please call 745-1028.

Danny Jones Winter Season

SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 - MAY 29, 2018

The Lowcountry Aquatic Project Swimming (LAPS) seeks to provide lifelong aquatic opportunities for Lowcountry residents. Putting special emphasis on teaching children in underprivileged areas to swim, thus reducing the occurrence of accidental drowning. Danny Jones will also accommodate year round, indoor training for competitive swimmers, education in water safety, swimming lessons, lap swimming, open swimming, and water aerobics for all ages.

2018 Swim Passes

Resident

Yearly Family Pass $140
Yearly Individual Pass $80
Summer Family Pass $50
Summer Individual Pass $30

Non-resident

Yearly Family Pass $280
Yearly Individual Pass $160
Summer Family Pass $100
Summer Individual Pass $60

Danny Jones - 1455 Monitor Street

Open Swimming & Lap Swim

Monday-Friday 7:00am-4:00pm
Monday-Thursday 7:15pm-8:15pm
Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm
Sunday CLOSED
There will also be 2-4 lap lanes available during these hours.

LAPS

LAPS will conduct lessons for kindergarten and first graders from local Charleston County schools between 9:30am-1:30pm Monday – Thursday. Fridays will be make-up days.

Class size will be no more than six children. Students will rotate through eight lessons within a four week period. Each child will receive two weeks in the fall followed by two weeks in the spring. Contact: Shannon Walsh O’Brien at

(843) 822-5323 or sobrien@laps.us.com

www.sclaps.com

Master Swim Team

For athletes who are 18 and older who have a minimum basic knowledge of all four strokes.
$35/month
Monday – Friday, 6:00am -7:00am
Contact: (843) 745-1028
www.palmettomasters.org

Water Aerobics

Monday/Tuesday/Thursday, 9:30am-10:30am
or
6:00pm-7:00pm $20/month
Instructor: Catherine Dixon
Contact: (843) 745-1028

Aquatic exercise is a great way to achieve a well-balanced and complete workout. Shallow and Deep water routines can increase cardiovascular endurance, strengthen muscles and improve coordination. This class, performed 2-3 times a week, will help you achieve a healthier lifestyle and can help decrease the stress of everyday living.

Youth Swim Team

Information about the City of North Charleston youth swim team can be found at www.watermocs.com.

You can find information about fees, pool location, practice times, coaches, age(s), equipment needed, meet schedule and much more. The minimum age is 6 years old and kids must be able to swim a minimum of 25 yards freestyle and 25 yards backstroke to be considered for the team for safety and competitive reasons. Practice started in September but athletes can join throughout the year.

Summer Season

MAY 26, 2018- SEPTEMBER 3, 2018

Admission

All pools charge $1 per day. Season Passes are available for the entire summer and are valid at all four pools. A Family Pass is $50 and an Individual Pass is $30. Both are available at Armory Park.

Danny Jones - 1455 Monitor Street

Open Swimming

Monday-Thursday 1:00pm-4:00pm
7:15pm-8:15pm
Friday 1:00pm-4:00pm
Saturday noon-4:00pm
Sunday noon-4:00pm

Lap Swimming

Monday-Thursday 11:00am-4:00pm
6:15pm-8:15pm
Friday 11:00am-4:00am
Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm
Sunday noon-4:00pm

Northwoods Park - 8348 Greenridge Road

Open Swimming

Monday-Saturday 2:00pm-7:00pm
Sunday 2:00pm-5:00pm

Felix Pinckney - 4790 Hassell Avenue

Open Swimming

Monday-Saturday 2:00pm-6:00pm
Sunday 2:00pm-5:00pm

Collins Park - 4115 Fellowship Road

Open Swimming

Monday-Saturday 2:00pm-7:00pm
Sunday 2:00pm-5:00pm

SeaPerch

The last five years Charleston County School District High school and middle school students built underwater robots for several weeks/months at school and tested them in an obstacle course at the Danny Jones Pool.

POOL RULES

  • All swimmers must wear a bathing suit
  • No cut-offs are allowed
  • T-shirts, if worn, must be white or gray
  • All swimmers must shower before swimming
  • Persons with open lesions or wounds are not permitted in pool
  • Persons with diarrheal sickness or nausea should not enter the pool
  • Persons with skin, eye or respiratory infections should not enter the pool
  • Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed in the pool
  • No solo swimming permitted
  • No running on pool deck
  • No diving allowed
  • No horseplay
  • No glass in pool area
  • Under 2 yrs old must wear swimming diapers
  • All children under the age of 13 must be supervised by a parent, or relative, over the age of 18 during all recreational swim hours and pool rentals. There are no exceptions to this rule.

Pool rentals

The Department rents the City’s four swimming pools for private parties. Rentals are permitted on a space available basis. Rentals for Danny Jones, Collins Park, and Felix Pinckney can be made at the Armory at (843) 745-1032. Rentals for Northwoods Park pool are scheduled through the Northwoods office at (843) 572-5410. No alcoholic beverages or loud or lewd music will be permitted at any pool rental and all other City pool rules apply during rentals.

SWIMMING LESSONS

CLASSES: Infant, Child and Adult
REGISTRATION: Month of May
REGISTRATION FEE: $30, Residents; $60, Non-Residents
Cash is not accepted at registration; only checks, money orders or cashier checks.
LOCATION(S): Danny Jones, Felix Pinckney, Northwoods Park

Danny Jones offers a Monday & Friday (11:00am-11:30am or 11:30-noon) Mom and Tot classes.
Danny Jones, Northwoods, and Felix Pinckney offer morning classes.
For more information, please contact the pool in your area.

  • Session I • June 4-15
  • Session II • June 18-29
  • Session III • July 2-13
  • Session IV • July 16-27

LIFEGUARD TRAINING

April 9-21 and May 7-19
Monday & Wednesday 6:00pm-9:00pm,
Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm
AGES: 15+
REGISTRATION: Month of February
REGISTRATION FEE: $100
LOCATION(S): Danny Jones Pool

Are you 15 or older and looking for a great summer job or a challenging career? American Red Cross Lifeguarding is the best place to start! Work as part of a team, in an exciting position, to help others safely enjoy the water.

Contact

Bora Yatagan
(843) 745-1028
byatagan@northcharleston.org.

           

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