Swimming Pools & Aquatic Programs

SUMMER 2020 - CURRENT POOL GUIDELINES  (Updated 06-29-20)

  • Beginning June 30, the Wave Pool maximum capacity is 100. (See capacity for each pool below.)
  • Only parties of 10 or less will be allowed to enter the San Jacinto, Northwest, and Fairmont Pools.
  • If any pool is NEAR capacity, NO RE-ENTRY will be allowed. Pool Manager’s discretion on any RE-ENTRY request.
  • Pool entry fee is per swim session at the San Jacinto Pool and Northwest Pool. Anyone wishing to swim in both swim sessions must exit during the 30-minute cleaning break and repay. Pool entry fee is per day, Monday thru Thursday, at the Wave Pool. Anyone wishing to swim in both swim sessions must exit during the 30-minute cleaning break and re-enter using the colored wristband provided upon initial paid entry. Pool entry fee is per session, Friday thru Sunday, at the Wave Pool. Anyone wishing to swim in both swim sessions must exit during the 30-minute cleaning break and repay to enter for the second session. (See swim session times below.)
  • Pre-purchasing pool admission for guests that are not present will NOT be allowed. Each guest must be present and ready to enter at the time of purchase.
  • Swim session times have been created to maximize the number of guests that are allowed to utilize the pools in any single day.
  • Patrons will be required to completely exit the pool facility at the end of each swim session to allow for staff to clean/disinfect the entire facility.
  • Wave Pool tubes must be checked out and returned at the end of each swim session. Only 100 tubes will be available for checkout during each swim session.
  • We will continually monitor open swim times and make adjustments as deemed necessary.
  • Pool Rentals will now be permitted starting July 1, through the end of the summer pool season. La Porte Residents may book pool rentals beginning at 8am on June 16. Non-Residents may book pool rentals beginning at 8am on June 18. Pool rental guidelines have changed and will be provided upon booking at the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center.

For pool locations, entry fee prices, and amenities, click here!

Swimming Lessons

Classes are limited to 6 - 8 participants and will last for 45 minutes.  Click HERE for full class schedule!

Click here to find out which class will best suit your child.

  • WHERE: Various outdoor pools
  • DATE: Monday – Thursday
  • TIME: Various (see class schedule)
  • AGE: 6 months and older
  • FEE: $25
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE & INFO:  Registration opens April 1st.  Register online at laportetx.gov/register or by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center at 1322 S Broadway, La Porte, TX 77571.  Participants must be registered at least one week prior (the Monday before) to the first scheduled lesson.  Please contact (281) 470-9891 for additional information!

Private Swimming Lessons

Private swim lessons offer one-on-one instruction from our most experienced certified instructors.  It also offers the most flexibility by allowing you to choose the time that best fits your schedule.

  • WHERE: Various outdoor pools
  • DATE: Monday – Thursday
  • TIME: Scheduled with instructor; four 30-minute sessions
  • AGE: 6 months and older
  • FEE: $60
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE & INFO:  Registration opens April 1st.  Register online at laportetx.gov/register or by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center at 1322 S Broadway, La Porte, TX 77571.  Participants must be registered at least one week prior (the Monday before) to the first scheduled lesson.  Please contact (281) 470-9891 for additional information!

ISR (Infant Self Rescue) Swimming Lessons 

ISR's unique results are achived through fully customzed, safe and effective, one-on-one lessons with only your child and the instructor.  What your child will learn, and the way he or she will learn it, is what makes ISR so different from traditional swimming lessons.  Always putting safety first, ISR emphasizes competence, which leads to confidence, and provides the foundation for a lifetime of enjoyment in and around the water.

  • INSTRUCTORS: Karen Littlejohn
  • WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center Pool
  • DATE:  By Appointment Only
  • TIME: By Appointment Only
  • AGE: 6 months - 6 years; private lessons
  • FEE: Contact isrlaporte.com
  • REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: For more information or to register, please visit isrlaporte.com or email k.littlejohn@infantswim.com.

Water Aerobics

This class targets all muscle groups with minimum impact on the joints and improves heart function, balance and circulation.

  •     WHERE: Recreation & Fitness Center Pool
  •     TIME: 7am or 8:15am (M,W,F) & 5:30pm (M,T,TH)
  •     AGE: 16+
  •     FEE: $30 per member | $35 per non member & Walk-In $6 per class
  •     REGISTRATION INFO & DEADLINE: Sign up at the Recreation & Fitness Center