Aquatics

PUBLIC SWIM

Out of an abundance of caution, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Murray Park Aquatic Center is open for swim lessons only. 

To view the latest COVID-19 Parks Reopening Plan, please visit: www.southmiamifl.gov/506/Press-Release


 
SWIM LESSONS

Swim  Lesson Flyer  (1) Opens in new windowThe City, through iSwim Academy, offers group and private swim lessons for youth and adults. Morning and afternoon sessions available.


AQUA FITNESS

Dates: Currently unavailable due to the COVID-19 Pandemic           
Days: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Time: 11 - 11:45 AM
Fee: $35 / month / per participant
*Pool is heated to 83-85 degrees in the cooler months which is consistent with the Aquatic Exercise Association’s recommended water temperature for Aqua Fitness.
For more information, please call (305) 668-3876 or email us at parks@southmiamifl.gov


PRIVATE POOL RENTALS

NOTICE: In response to the threat posed by COVID-19 to the health, safety and welfare of City resident, the Parks and Recreation Department will not be accepting private pool rentals until further notice.


PROUD LOCAL PARTNER

The USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash initiative is saving children’s lives through swim lessons. Through Make a Splash, the USA Swimming Foundation partners with learn-to-swim providers, community-based water safety advocates, and national organizations to provide swimming lessons and educate children and their families on the importance of learning how to swim.The 3 main focus areas of Make a Splash are raising awareness, aligning partners, and increasing participation. For more information check out: www.usaswimmingfoundation.org/makeasplash

Did You Know:

  • No child is ever safe around water. The goal of swim lessons is to make children SAFER in, on, and around water.
  • 79% of children in households with incomes less than $50,000 have little-to-no swimming ability.
  • Research shows 64% of African-American, 45% of Hispanic/Latino, and 40% of Caucasian children have little to no swimming ability.
  • 10 people drown each day in the United States. 
  • Formal swimming lessons reduces the likelihood of childhood drowning by 88%.

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