Oakhurst Pool Opening in September
Ribbon Cutting September 11, 4 pm
Join Mayor Patti Garrett and City Manager Peggy Merriss on Monday, September 11 at 4pm for the opening of the city’s first indoor pool at the Samuel L. Johnson Boys and Girls Club in Oakhurst. City of Decatur staff, Boys and Girls Club staff, Dynamo Pools and DPR Contractors will be on hand to answer questions.
The Oakhurst Pool is a 5 lane, 148,000 gallon indoor aquatics facility. The pool is a partnership between the Boys and Girls Club, Decatur Active Living and Dynamo Swim. Oakhurst pool is located at 450 East Lake Dr. and the entrance is on the right side of the building. Bather loads will be limited to 50 swimmers at a time due to American Red Cross lifeguard to swimmer ratio recommendations.
Beginning September 11 until September 30, lap swim will be available during open hours with the exception of 4 – 6 pm on weekdays and free swim will be held on Saturdays from 10 am until 4pm and Sundays from noon until 4 pm. The lap ropes will be removed during free swim time to allow families a place to play. Programming provided by Dynamo Pool Management will begin in October. Decatur High School swim team will also begin using the pool in October. Open lap swim hours will be scheduled around programming and swim team use. Check back here for scheduling updates.
Pool hours for September are 6 am until 9 pm Monday through Friday, 7 am until 4 pm on Saturdays and noon until 4 pm on Sundays. Programming will begin in October and there will be designated hours for lap swim beginning at that time.
Monthly swim passes will be available at Glenlake Tennis Center. Only monthly swim passes will be accepted from Monday through Friday. A daily admission option will not be available during the week. Adult swim passes will be available for the month of September for $30/$60 for non-residents; children swim passes are $20/$40 for non-residents. Beginning in October, monthly adult passes will be $50/$100 for non-residents; children passes will be $30/ $60 for non-residents.
On weekends pool patrons may purchase a daily admissions at Oakhurst Pool. Daily admission rates will apply from 10 am – 4pm on Saturday and from 12 pm – 4pm on Sunday. Only cash and in-state checks will be accepted at the pool. Admission prices will be $3 for adults and $2 for children with resident card. Due to the limited capacity of Oakhurst Pool, resident seniors will be charged adult admission and resident children under 2 will be charged as children. Non-resident admission will be $6 for adults and $4 for children. Patrons must have a resident card to be charged resident rates. Resident cards can be obtained from Glenlake Tennis Center by presenting a photo ID and a current utility bill, tax bill, lease agreement, mortgage statement, etc.
All rates and schedules are subject to change. Active Living staff will be evaluating data and adjusting prices to provide residents with the safe and comfortable indoor aquatics experience.
For more information please contact Jabari.Cole@decaturga.com.