On a monthly basis, AquaStars provides special needs children with an opportunity to sidestep crowds and experience the excitement of play in one of the city’s aquatic facilities. Read on...
Whether its lap swimming, water aerobics or just plain fun in the sun, residents can participate in a variety of programs offered through the Aquatics Division.
The city currently operates five seasonal pools located at Lee Park, Lively Park, Senter Park, North Lake Aquatic Center (indoor pool) and Heritage Senior Center (indoor pool). The City also operates two specialty pools: Cimarron Family Aquatic Center and West Irving Aquatic Center. Learn more about Irving's Aquatics facilities.
Irving’s seasonal pools operate between the months of May and September. The exact dates vary each year, but typically, the seasonal pools open the Saturday before Memorial Day and close on Labor Day Monday.
In addition to the neighborhood pools and aquatic centers, the city also manages two seasonal spray parks, which are free and open to the public. Both facilities are open daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day between the hours of 11 a.m. and 8 p.m., with one non-operational day per week.
Northwest Park, located at 2800 Cheyenne St., is closed on Mondays; Southwest Park, located at 2800 Shady Grove Road, is closed on Tuesdays. These modified hours help support the city's water conservation efforts. LEARN MORE
Ready to get started with something different? Learn to swim at the North Lake or Heritage aquatic centers. Classes are underway for ages four through adult beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Swimming is great for all ages. Swimming increases cognitive development, motor coordination and provides the foundation for an active outdoor Texas lifestyle.
In addition to learning to swim, each class covers key points in the City of Irving’s drowning prevention initiative. In Irving, there is something for everyone, including lifeguard training, swim clinics, swim classes and aquatic exercise for special needs. If you’ve never learned to swim before, it’s never too late!
Ready to add a new twist to your exercise program? Consider signing up for a low-impact, high-cardio indoor exercise program at North Lake Aquatic Center or Heritage Aquatic Center. Morning classes are available at 8:30 a.m. to 9:20 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Evening classes are held 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday.