Galimore Community Pool
2019 Summer swimming season kicks off in May
Most would agree that Memorial Day weekend is traditionally the start of summer, and what better way to mark summer’s beginning than by the opening of a new season for the Galimore Community Pool on the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend, May 23, 2019.
Marking the seventh season of the Galimore Community Pool since its complete renovation and upgrade by the city in 2013, the pool has proven to be one of the community's most popular summer gathering spots for families and friends. Operated by the St. Augustine Family YMCA, the pool is part of the Willie Galimore Community Center at 399 Riberia St.
|NOTE: 2019 Hours of Operation have not been confirmed. Refer to 2018 schedule below as a reference for similar anticipated hours of operation for 2019. Thank you for your patience while we finalize the summer hours with the YMCA.|
Hours of Operation
The 2018 pool schedule, from May 25 through September 30, includes hours for family and lap swimming ever day of the week with consideration given to certain YMCA programming, including swimming lessons and swim camp. For a complete schedule, see below; and, for answers to specific questions regarding schedules of swim lessons and swim camp, call the YMCA at 904.471-9622.
Please note that groups of six or more children will need to secure a time slot from the YMCA by sending an email to email@example.com.
Galimore Community Pool ScheduleMay 25 - August 5 Pool Schedule
|May 25 – August 5|
|Family swim||Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:00am-6:00pm|
|Tuesday, Thursday: 9:00am-6:00pm|
|Lap swim||Monday, Wednesday: 7:00am-6:00pm|
|Tuesday, Thursday: 9:00am-6:00pm|
|Galimore Camp Swim||Monday - Friday: 9:00am-12:00pm|
|Swim Lessons||Monday-Thursday Preschool: 11am|
|Monday-Thursday School Age: 12:00pm|
|Memorial Day & July 4th: 12:00pm-4:00pm|
August 6- September 30 Pool Schedule
|August 6 – September 30|
|Family swim||Monday thru Friday: 6:00am-10:00am|
|Lap swim||Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 7:00am-10:00am|
|No Camp Swim|
|No Swim Lessons|
|Labor Day: 12:00pm-4:00pm|
Lap Swimming is based on pool capacity. Times listed are times that the facility is able to offer an extra lane. At all other times, the aquatic staff will work with all programs to free up a lane for lap swimmers. Please see a lifeguard for assistance.
Family Swim availability will vary throughout the day depending on pool usage from programming. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this busy season.
*Schedule subject to change, we are constantly working to make your aquatic experience better. We will evaluate the schedule every 30 days and post any updates as soon as possible*
The fees for the pool’s use are the same as those for the Solomon Calhoun Center, a St. Johns County facility whose program is also managed by the YMCA.
|Daily Swim Rate:|
|Adult (Age 13-59)||$2.00 Flat Fee
(Swimming $1.88 + Sales Tax $0.12)
|Child (Under 13)?Senior Citizen (60+)|| $1.00 Flat Fee
(Swimming $0.94 + Sales Tax $0.06)
|Summer Pool Pass:|
|Adult (Age 13-59)|| $39.00 Flat Fee
(Swimming $36.62 + Sales Tax $2.38)
|Child (Under 13)?Senior Citizen (60+)|| $24.00 Flat Fee
(Swimming $22.53 + Sales Tax $1.47)
Credit cards, debit cards, and bills larger than $20 will not be accepted, but checks payable to The City of St. Augustine will be accepted. Passes can be purchased at the pool starting Memorial Day weekend.
For more information about summer swimming at the Galimore Community Center, call the city’s General Services Department at 904.825-1010.