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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Dallas Aquatics is Gearing Up for the Summer

2017 Activity Guide

Dallas Aquatics, a division of the Dallas Park and Recreation Department, provides high quality aquatic programs that are safe, fun, affordable, and promote water safety all summer long.  Please join us as we gear up for another memorable season.

Bahama Beach Waterpark

Bahama Beach Waterpark is the perfect place to cool off this summer. Conveniently located just south of downtown Dallas, Bahama Beach offers the best value in family water park entertainment in North Texas, from its interactive water playground to its calming lazy river. Join us Memorial Day weekend through August 20. Season ticket are available. Buy today!

Swim Lessons

Dallas Aquatics offers low cost swim lessons at locations throughout the city. Swimming lesson start every other Monday beginning June 5. Scholarships are available for youth who do not have the financial means to pay for swim lessons.  The scholarship program is made possible through donations from businesses and individuals primarily through the water bill donation envelope program. Make a donation today and give the lifesaving gift of swimming lessons. Donate today!

The Dallas Park and Recreation Department encourages families to apply for scholarships because every child should have the opportunity to learn lifesaving swimming skills. Apply today! For more information call 214-670-1926.

Splash Day

Join Dallas Aquatics at Samuell Grand Pool on Friday, June 2 at 2-5 p.m. for Splash Day, the first swim of the season. Enjoy free swim lesson evaluations, activities and water games for the whole family. 

Friday Dive-In Movie Series

Join us for our Friday Dive-In Movie Series. You can float the pool while you enjoy the following featured films: 

The movies are free with paid pool admission. 

Cardboard Boat Race

Kids, join us at Samuell Grand Pool on July 21 for our Cardboard Boat Races. Teams of six get creative and construct a boat, raft or some sort of floating watercraft made entirely of cardboard and navigate it across Samuell Grand Pool!  Entry free is $15 per boat. Call 214-670-1926 to register.


Spraygrounds are open annually from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, seven days a week, and will be open weekends only from Labor Day through the end of September. For a complete schedule visit: sprayground schedule.

Program Guide

For a full list of programs and events look at our 2017 Dallas Aquatics Program Guide.

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