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Geographical Address

State
Duty Station (or best approximation)
Public Address
62nd Street BLDG 23001 Fort Hood, Texas 76544 United States

Contact Info

COMM
+1 (254)287-4648
Operating Hours
Open Beginning October 5, 5-9 a.m. Active Duty Only for Mission Swim. Monday 5:00am-9:00am Tuesday 5:00am-9:00am Wednesday 5:00am-9:00am Thursday 5:00am-9:00am Friday 5:00am-9:00am Saturday Closed Sunday Closed 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New

Active Duty Only for Mission Swim

  • Beginning 5 Oct, M-F 5-9 a.m.

Abrams Indoor Pool 62nd Street BLDG 23001 +1 (254)287-4648 Active Duty Only for Mission Swim M-F 5-9 a.m. Closed 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's Day Email Us

This is your pool so have fun in a safe and respectful manner. All patrons must enter the main lobby of the Abrams Physical Fitness Center and present a valid DoD ID with the exception of military personnel in uniform during PT hours.

Unit PT and Drown Proofing Scheduling Instructions

    1. Units will submit a memorandum to include the following:
      1. Date and time requested for use.
      2. Specify type of activity
      3. Number of lanes required
      4. Number of personnel
      5. Unit point of contact and phone number.
      6. BN CQ number for after-hours notification of unexpected pool closer.
    2. To avoid conflicts in scheduling:
      1. Submit memorandum at least one week prior.
      2. Unit PT not to exceed two days a month.
      3. Pool will be reserved when the memorandum is approved.
    3. Scheduling:
      1. PT availability: 5 to 9 a.m.
        1. No “drown-proofing” activities or ACUs during morning PT 6:30 to 7:30 a.m.
      2. Drown Proofing/WST:
        1. 1 to 5 p.m. Abrams Pool
        2. ACUs, boots, etc. must be clean and showered before entering the pool; pockets emptied of all debris.
        3. Maximum 20 sets of ACUs allowed in the pool at a time.
    4. Follow pool rules.

Pool Rules

Respect your fellow pool patrons.

  • Follow all instructions of the Lifeguards and Aquatic Staff.
  • Take a shower before entering the water.
  • No running, ball playing, scuffling, dunking, or other forms of horseplay allowed.
  • No glass bottles or glass containers allowed.
  • You may not enter the pool if you have a respiratory disease, other communicable/infectious disease, open wounds, or a bandage of any kind.
  • No swimming in the diving area.
  • No pets allowed.
  • No diving or jumping from the sides of the pool.
  • Watch your young children and non-swimmers at all times.
  • No food or beverages allowed in the pool area.

Lightning and thunderstorms

  • Clear everyone from the water at the first sound of thunder or the first sight of lighting.
  • Wait 30 minutes after the sound of thunder or the sight of lightning before entering the pool.
  • If you can see it, flee it; if you can hear it, clear it.

Lap Lane

  • 4 swimmers per lap lane.
  • 2 swimmers in lane split lane
  • If 3 or more swimmers are in a lane utilize circle swim by staying to the right.
  • Stay to the right of the lane except to pass
  • If needed designated lanes for fast or slow swimmers will be established.
  • When resting in a lap lane, stay to the sides and corners of the lane.
  • Rafts and large inflatable toys are not allowed in lap lanes.
  • Do not hang on dividers.
  • Exit lane for longer breaks.

Diving Board

  • Always use caution when diving, head and neck injuries can result from improper diving.
  • Do not double bounce on the diving board.
  • Do not move fulcrum.
  • Check water depth and do not dive out of water area.
  • Ask the lifeguard where you are to dive.
  • Only one person at a time on the diving board.
  • Be sure diving area is clear before diving. Wait for previous diver to reach side of pool before diving.
  • Do not swim under diving board.
  • Dive straight off the board.

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