ADA Compliance
The City of St. Augustine remains committed to providing accessibility to all and provides for handicapped accessible parking in the city. For a map of accessible parking locations, Click Here To notify the city regarding accessibility concerns contact Todd Grant, Public Works Deputy Director, Phn: 904.825.1040, Fax: 904.209.4286, Email: tgrant@citystaug.com. You may also write City of St. Augustine, P.O. Box 210, St. Augustine, FL 32085-0210.

Consumer Confidence Report
The City of St. Augustine remains committed to providing clean and safe drinking water. For the previous year's sampling results please click here. To notify the city regarding water treatment concerns contact: Patrick Timoney, Water Treatment Plant Supervisor, Phn: 904.825.1044, Fax: 904.823-2280, Email: ptimoney@citystaug.com; or woperators@citystaug.com, or write the City of St. Augustine, P.O. Box 210, St. Augustine, FL 32085-0210.

The Willie Galimore Center & Community Pool

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Galimore Community Pool opens May 22

for its third summer of free swimming

 

The Willie Galimore Center Community Pool, announces its 2015 summer schedule and with the good news that once again, thanks to the Jaguars Foundation, swimming is free at the Galimore.

Now in its third summer of operation, the Galimore Pool has proven to be one of the community's most popular summer gathering spots for families and friends. The pool’s summer long season starts on May 22, Friday of Memorial Day Weekend, and continues through Labor Day, September 7 with free admission for the third year courtesy of a gift from the Jaguars Foundation.

The pool is operated by the St. Augustine Family YMCA and features lap lanes, a swim instructional area, locker rooms and showers, and ADA standards featuring handicap pool lift. The pool will be open every day of the week. The Galimore Community Pool is part of the Willie Galimore Community Center at 399 Riberia St.

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2015  Pool  Schedule

May 22 -- September 7

For a printable schedule, click here.

 

Open

Swim*

Lap Swim

Only**

Swim

Lessons

MON

6:00a - 6:00p

6:00a - 8:00a

9:00a - 1:00p / 4:00p - 6:00p

TUE

9:00a - 6:00p

9:00a - 1:00p / 4:00p - 6:00p

WED

6:00a - 6:00p

6:00a - 8:00a

9:00a - 1:00p / 4:00p - 6:00p

THU

9:00a - 6:00p

9:00a - 1:00p / 4:00p - 6:00p

FRI

6:00a - 2:00p

6:00a - 8:00a

SAT

12:00p - 6:00p

SUN

1:00pm - 4:30pm

*Open Swim is open for families, lap swimmers, and anyone who wants to use the pool. The aquatics staff will do our best to accommodate all visitors and will keep at least one lane available for lap swimming. Please see the head lifeguard on duty if you have any questions.


**Lap Swimming is based on pool capacity. Times listed are times that the facility is open solely for lap swimming purposes.

Note: Participants under 15 years of age are required to be swim tested by a certified YMCA lifeguard or swim instructor.

For more information....

For information regarding the operation of the Galimore Community Pool, contact the

St. Augustine Family YMCA at 904.471.9622.

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The Galimore Center

The Willie Galimore Center is a multi-use facility operated by the City of St. Augustine, located in the Historic Lincolnville Neighborhood. The center includes a municipal pool and an indoor event facility both which are available for rentals. The center is part of the larger Eddie L. Vickers Park, and the pool is operated by the St. Augustine Family YMCA.


The center is named for St. Augustine native and Chicago Bears running back Willie Galimore, a member of the National Football Foundation's College Hall of Fame and an NFL star in the late 50’s and early 60’s.


For special events, the center features two function rooms. One that will seat 143 people in a banquet style set-up and can accommodate up to 280 people for a stand-up event, such as a reception. The smaller room will seat 30 people for dining and 80 people for a stand-up event. The center also features a kitchen and restrooms sufficient to accommodate large functions. Additionally, for any event held there, the city will provide an on-site staff person to be available throughout the event.

The pool and deck are available for rental in conjunction with the rental of the facility and when not open to public along with an event for an extra charge to cover lifeguard services. A YMCA lifeguard is required to present at all times the pool area is open even if no swimming is planned. All rentals require a $100 security deposit in addition to rental fees.

Rental fees for function space


Monday-Thursday

Large room: $20.00 per hr
Small room: $15.00 per hr
Both rooms: $30.00 per hr

Friday-Sunday

Large room: $35.00 per hr
Small room: $25.00 per hr
Both rooms: $50.00 per hr

Sunday-Saturday

Room with Pool Usage: $70.00 per hr.

For more information....

    • For a brochure with photographs, rules and regulations and rental application, click here.
     

 


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