Aquatics

Lifeguards needed

Jim Barnett Park
1001 East Cork Street
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 662-4946


Indoor Pool

Winchester Parks & Recreation features a 6-lane by 25-meter competition pool that offers a wide range of lessons, classes and lap, open and therapeutic hours.

Indoor Pool Schedule     Swim Classes

Training Courses

Lifeguard Training (Ages 15+)

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training teaches participants the skills and knowledge they will need to prevent, recognize and respond to emergencies. With successful completion, participants will be certified for lifeguarding/CPR/AED/First Aid for two years. Attendance is mandatory at all sessions. You will be contacted to set up a pre-swim evaluation prior to the start of class.
Fee: $225 R  $250 NR

Choose a session:

Session 1:
December 16-22
Session 2:
January 13-19
Session 3:
February 24-March 2
Session 4:
March 31-April 6
SU, 12-4 pm SU, 12-4 pm SU, 12-4 pm SU, 12-4 pm
M/W, 3-9 pm M/W, 3-9 pm M/W, 3-9 pm M/W, 4:30-9 pm
SA, 10 am-4 pm SA, 10 am-4 pm SA, 10 am-4 pm SA, 12-6 pm
Register by: 12/9 Register by: 1/7 Register by: 2/18 Register by: 3/25
Activity #: 632234-T1 Activity #: 611235-B5 Activity #: 611235-B6 Activity #: 611235-B7

Lifeguard Recertification (Ages 15+)

Designed for lifeguards who are currently have a valid certification and need to renew. Participants must complete the water skills, CPR/AED skills and score higher than 80% on a written test in order to pass.
Fee: $45 R  $50 NR

Choose a session:

Session 1:
December 12
Session 2:
February 23
Session 3:
March 16
Session 4:
April 20
3-9 pm 11 am-4 pm 12-7 pm 9:30 am-4 pm
Register by: 12/5 Register by: 2/16 Register by: 3/9 Register by: 4/13
Activity #: 632234-R2 Activity #: 611234-A6 Activity #: 611234-A7 Activity #:

Red Cross Babysitting Class (Ages 11-18)

This class prepares youth with the knowledge and skills necessary to watch and care for children and infants including leadership, safety, first aid and handling emergencies. Successful completion will result in a Red Cross certification in babysitting, pediatric CPR, and First Aid. 
Fee: $57 R  $60 NR

Session 1:
February 2-7
Session 2:
March 9-14
SA, 2-6 pm & TU/TH, 4:30-8:30 pm SA, 2-6 pm & TU/TH, 4:30-8:30 pm
Register by: 1/28 Register by: 3/2
Activity #: 612214-A2 Activity #: 612214-A3

CPR/AED/First Aid Course (Ages 14+)

Learn to recognize and respond to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. With successful completion, participants will be certified in CPR/AED/First Aid for two years.
Fee: $45 R  $55 NR

Choose a session:

Session 1:
March 23
Session 2:
April 20
2-8 pm 2-8 pm
Register by: 3/16 Register by: 4/13
Activity #: 612145-01 Activity #: 612145-02

Outdoor Pool

The outdoor pool is open daily during the summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day).

This facility has eight 50-meter lanes in the main pool and six 25-yard lanes in the diving well (depth varies from 3.5 feet to 11.5 feet). The main pool also has a 30-foot tall tube slide and a one-meter spring board. The zero depth entry baby pool includes a water feature (maximum depth 1.5 feet).

outdoor pool schedule

Fees: Membership, daily fee or season pass


Pool Rentals

Rent the indoor pool for a party. 

Pool Day Date Times Rates
Indoor Friday Feb-May 7:00-9:00 pm $192 R  $224 NR
Indoor Saturday Nov-May 6:00-8:00 pm $192 R  $224 NR
  • Outdoor pool rentals available only during summer season
  • Includes use of lobby areas and locker rooms
  • R = City Resident (22601), NR = Non-City Resident

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Molly Minch
Interim Aquatics Coordinator
Winchester Parks & Recreation
1001 East Cork Street
Winchester, VA  22601
(540) 662-4946
Fax (540) 678-8791
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