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The Temple Terrace Aquatics Center

The Temple Terrace Aquatics Complex, located within the Family Recreation Complex, includes five swimming pools and two sand volleyball courts.

The main heated pool, 25 yards x 25 meters, is used for all swim programs and includes two diving boards and a tunnel slide. The fun pool area includes a 3,000 square foot pool that accommodates water volleyball, a 152-foot water slide and plunge pool and an oversized “Funbrella” shelter.

The Kiddie area includes a children’s wading pool, covered canopy and kiddie water playground complete with animal slides and a variety of fountains.

All these areas are available for private parties and rentals on a limited basis.

A $2 surcharge will apply to all pool users while heaters are in operation. Proper pool attire must be worn at all times.

Pool Hours (subject to change, please call to confirm.):

Main Pool

  • Monday-Friday: 9am-8pm
  • Saturday: 9am-4:30pm
  • All pools are closed Sundays January through March

Kiddie Pools / Fun Pools are closed for the season.

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Team Velocity is a year-round, not-for-profit, USA Swimming sanctioned team that offers competitive, age group, and senior swimmers of varying abilities the opportunity to hone their skills in a healthy and nurturing environment. We welcome swimmers of all levels of ability and offer a range of programming suitable for swimmers from pre-competitive to national level.

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Lifeguard Classes

Registration now is underway for American Red Cross Lifeguard Training at the Family Recreation Complex. Participants will receive certification in Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Standard First Aid. This course is accepted by most area water parks and municipal swimming pools for lifeguard candidates. Fee: $200 per person (includes books)


  • Must be able to pass swim test – 300 meter swim; two minute tread and 10 pound brick retrieval.
  • Students must be 15 years and older

CLASS II (March)

  • Monday, March 13 through Thursday, March 16 from 1 - 6pm


  • Sunday, April 16 – Pre-test 10am
  • Sundays, April 23 and 30, 8:30am - 4:30pm For more information, call 813.506.6600

Velocity Adult Swim Club

Team Velocity’s Adult Swim Club is for those who swim competitively or would like to; are training for triathlons or cross training for another sport, or who simply aim to improve their swimming skills and enhance overall endurance. To learn more about Adult Swim Club schedule and pricing, please visit our website,

Other Aquatics & Classes

Deep Water with Janet

Saturdays at 11am

Fees: $5 members / $7 non-members Call 813.785.9359

Aqua Cardio with Sibilla

Tuesdays at 9am

Fees: $5 members / $7 non-members Call 813.417.7231 or email

Deep Water with Tamera

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9am

Fees: $5 members / $7 non-members

Shallow Water with Janet

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6pm; Saturdays at 9am

Fees: $5 members / $7 non-members Call 813.785.9359

Shallow Water with Tamera

Thursdays at 9am

Fees: $5 members / $7 non-members

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Pick up a copy of the PlayBook or call 813.506.6600 for information about all our programs, facilities, parks and events. Register at the Family Recreation Complex, 6610 Whiteway Drive, Temple Terrace.