Aquatics

NOTICE: Mayor’s Order Prohibits Gatherings Over 10 & Closes Select Facilities Until May 11

All Parks and Recreation programs and events have been suspended through May 11. The Activity Center is closed until further notice. River front parks, playgrounds, the skate park, dog park, public restrooms and water fountains are closed. River front parks include: Rio Vista, City Park, Plaza Park, Veramendi, Bicentennial, Children’s Park, Crook Park, Veteran’s Memorial Park, Dog Beach, Capes Park, Thompson’s Island, Stokes Park, Ramon Lucio Park, and Wildlife Annex/Wilderness Park. Click here to view a map of all San Marcos river parks. 

San Marcos will continue to follow the guidelines set forth by the State Department of Health Services, the Hays County Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control. Current updates and helpful links may be found at www.sanmarcostx.gov/covid19info.


Pools

Learn about the Activity Center Natatorium and Rio Vista Pool hours and operations.

  1. Level 1 Swim Lessons
  2. Level 2 Swim Lessons
  3. Level 3 Swim Lessons
  4. Level 4 Swim Lessons
  5. Level 5 Swim Lessons
  6. Parent & Tot Lessons
  7. Private Swimming Lessons

Level 1 Youth Swim Lessons

Youth Swim Lessons, Level 1 helps students feel comfortable in the water. Learn-to-Swim Level 1 participants receive a Raffy Learns to Swim full color booklet that reinforces learning and provides parents with additional information about their child's progress.

Learning Objectives

Level 1 participants learn to:

  • Enter and exit water safely
  • Submerge mouth, nose and eyes
  • Exhale underwater through mouth and nose
  • Open eyes underwater
  • Pick up submerged object
  • Float on front and back
  • Explore arm and hand movements
  • Swim on front and back using arm and leg actions
  • Follow basic water safety rules
  • Use a life jacket
  1. Jessica Guerra

    Aquatic - Fitness Program Coordinator