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Carey Pool-Fort Benning

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Geographical Address

State
Duty Station (or best approximation)
Public Address
Sightseeing Road BLDG 2770 Fort Benning 31905 United States
Postal Code
31905
latitude
32.33
longitude
84.98

Contact Info

DSN
1+(706) 545-3248
Operating Hours
Pool is closed for the season Monday Closed Tuesday Closed Wednesday Closed Thursday Closed Friday Closed Saturday Closed Sunday Closed

*Please note as a precautionary measure, reservations will be required until further notice for lap swim at Carey Pool. Reservations can be made via WebTrac, here.  Reservations are available for ID cardholders only.

  • Please plan in advance as reservation windows will close at noon on the business day prior to the date of reservation.
  • Consistent no shows for reservations may result in cancellations of future reservations. Cancel your reservations through WebTrac up to 24 hours before your scheduled swim time. For same-day cancellations, please call 706-545-3248.

Look for the helicopter!

Carey Pool is located off Sightseeing Road, behind the Infantry Bar/Main Post Recreation Center near the intersection of Eckel Avenue. This 600,000 gallon, Olympic-size pool, with zero-depth entry and a 5,000-gallon toddler pool, has a rock wall, diving boards, a splash pad, and more.

Our outdoor pools are available for private events on weekends from 12 to 2 p.m. and from 2 to 4 p.m. The cost is $50 for two hours for 25 people, and an extra $15 for up to 25 additional people or $15 for an extra hour. Call 1+(706) 844-5766.

Outdoor Pool Rules

  • Outside food is permitted at Breezeway and Carey Pool. No glass containers.
  • The pools must be closed if any visible lightning or audible thunder can be heard by the Aquatics Management.
  • Authorized MWR patrons (in accordance with AR 215-1; Table 7-1, 24 Sep 2015) may use MWR aquatic facilities.
  • Patrons 10 and older must present photo identification upon entering the facility.
  • Children 12 and younger must be actively participating in the same activity and under the direct supervision of a parent or guardian. Children may be participants in a special program organized by Child, Youth & School Services, schools, or other authorized youth organizations.
  • One parent/guardian may bring a maximum of six children at one time. Request a special accommodation letter for households with more than six children.
  • Swimming is a high-risk activity; no more than two children between the ages of 0-6 years must be accompanied by one parent or guardian. We require continuous, watchful, and responsible supervision (within an arm’s length) when children 0-6 years are in a pool, wading pool, or playing with standing water. This also includes any child using a floatation device regardless of their age. No more than two children can be accompanied by one parent or guardian.
  • Military ID cardholders can bring guests. Picture Identification must be presented for verification. Absolutely no refunds will be given. Guests are not permitted during morning lap swim.
  • Guests are the sole responsibility of the sponsor. Guests must remain with the sponsor during the entire duration of their visit (AR 215-1, 7-1 d).
  • Patrons must wear swimsuits appropriate for public appearance. No thongs, sports bras, basketball shorts, nylon shorts, underwear, cut-offs, or denim shorts are permitted. All suits must be lined. Light-colored t-shirts may be worn over swimsuits. PT shorts are permitted.
  • All patrons must shower before entering the pool.
  • Subsurface or extended long breath-holding is not allowed.
  • Organized PT is prohibited.
  • Persons with skin disorders, bandages, open wounds, eye, nose, or mouth discharge may be refused entry to the facility.
  • No running, horseplay or obscene language permitted within the facility.
  • Rafts and toys are permitted in the pool at the discretion of the lifeguard on duty.
  • Children may wear Coast Guard-approved life jackets in the leisure pool.
  • When using flotation devices, a child must be within an arm’s length of an adult.
  • Diving is not permitted in the leisure pool. Diving is permitted in the deep end of the lap pool.
  • No glass containers allowed on the pool deck. Food and drinks are permitted.
  • No pets are permitted in the pool area at any time.
  • All swimming pools are off-limits when closed.
  • Tobacco use of any kind is prohibited.
  • Lifeguards have the authority to issue guidance on anything not covered here.
  • Adult supervision is required at all times. Lifeguard supervision does not replace parental responsibility to watch your children.

Lifeguard Training

We offer a 2-year lifeguard certification, which includes the American Red Cross certification, first aid, CPR, and AED, for MWR patrons 15 and older. The cost is $175. To register, email annerose.whitehead.naf@mail.mil.

Military Training and PT Reservations at Carey Pool

All reservations must be submitted at least two weeks in advance. For more information, email vivian.p.pedrozo.naf@mail.mil .

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