Lincoln Aquatic Center

Lincoln Aquatic Center SlideLincoln Aquatic Center
715 17th Street East Palmetto, FL 34221

Hours

The Lincoln Aquatic Center will be closed for maintenance Thursday, July 7 & Friday, July 8. Regular hours to resume Saturday, July 9.

Family Swim

  • Monday - Sunday: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm OR 2 pm - 4 pm

Lap Swim

  • Monday - Friday: 12 pm - 1:30 pm OR 2 pm - 4 pm
  • Up to two lanes are available for lap swim.
  • Sharing will be encouraged if necessary.

What you need to know:

  • Gates open at the start of each swim session and entrance will be allowed until capacity is reached.
  • Once capacity is reached, no swimmers will be admitted until the next swim session.
  • Swimwear is required for all guests. Please see the "Frequently Asked Questions" tab below for details of approved swimwear. Guests wearing prohibited swimwear will be turned away at the gate.
  • All children under the age of 13 must take a swim test with a Lifeguard before entering the pool, or wear a life jacket. During the swim test, Lifeguards will ask children to swim one length of the pool wall, demonstrate they can put their face in the water, and float on their back. If they do not pass the test, the child will be given a life jacket.
  • An adult 18 years of age or older must be within arms reach of any child wearing a life jacket the entire time they are in the facility. The adult is required to be in the water with the child in either the lap pool or play structure. Failure to comply will result in an automatic removal from the pool area with no refund issued.
  • The minimum height requirement for the slides is 48 inches. All swimmers may be asked to be measured by a staff member and must meet the posted height before using the slides. No exceptions will be made for swimmers under the minimum height requirement. 

Rules and Warnings

Lifeguards are present and on duty during all hours that the facility is open to enforce the rules and maintain safety and order for all patrons. Failure to follow facility rules or listen to Lifeguards on duty may result in removal from the facility with no refund.
  • All patrons must pay before entering the pool (fees are waived through August 6, 2022).
  • Management reserves the right to deny use of the pool to anyone, at anytime.
  • Dive only in designated areas.
  • No running, pushing, or any other dangerous horseplay.
  • No smoking, including electronic cigarette devices.
  • Members and guests wearing sun oils or creams are kindly requested to take a shower before entering the pool.
  • Proper swimwear must be worn while in the pool.
  • Swimmers with open lesions or wounds are not permitted to use the pool,
  • Lap lanes are for lap swimming, only
  • No inflatable toys or floats allowed in the pool.
  • Life jackets must be U.S. Coast Guard approved.
  • Food and beverages must be consumed in the designated areas.
  • Alcohol is prohibited.
  • Infants and children who are not potty trained must wear a swimming diaper while in the pool.
  • Swim diapers are for sale at the front desk.
  • Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult who is 18 years or older.
  • No animals allowed.
  • No glass allowed on pool deck or in the pool.
  • Do not swallow the pool water.
  • Staff may close the pool for heavy rain, thunder, and/or lightning.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are swim suits required?

Yes, proper swimming attire is required of all guests entering any of our pools. Street clothes, long pants, undergarments, thong bathing suits, and see through bathing suits are strictly prohibited.

Swim Attire Approved and Prohibited

Approved

  • One and two piece swimwear
  • Rash guards
  • Wetsuits
  • Swim diapers
  • Religious Swimwear

Prohibited

  • Sports bras
  • Revealing swimsuits / thongs
  • Non-swim shirt (t-shirts, undershirts, etc.)
  • Athletic shorts (basketball shorts)
  • Compression shorts
  • Running Shorts
  • Non-swim diaper
  • Undergarments
  • Any garments made of cotton fabric

Why are are certain clothes prohibited?

  • Cotton and similar materials can absorb the chemicals in the water, causing the water to become less effective at maintaining the proper chemical balance or may cloud the water.
  • Lycra and Nylon are the best non-absorbent material for swimming and are the best fabrics for proper swim attire. 
  • Other absorbent materials (ie: cotton) can break down in the water and cause fibers to clog filters
  • Any "colored" material (unless specifically made for swimming) can bleed into the pool, affecting water chemistry and balance
  • Street clothes can transport airborne and ultimately water born contaminants into the pool

 Do infants have to wear a swim diaper?

Yes, swim diapers are required for all infants and children who are not toilet trained. They are available to purchase for a nominal cost at the front desk. Children wearing regular diapers are not permitted in any of our pool

What types of flotation devices are allowed?

We allow all Coast Guard Approved life jackets at our facility (including approved puddle jumpers). Inflatables, water wings and pool noodles are prohibited. Life jackets are available free of charge on a first come first serve basis.

At what age may children be allowed to swim at the pool without adult supervision?

Children 13 years and older may be left unattended at the Aquatic Center. Staff is not responsible for unattended minors if they are asked to leave the facility. 



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