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The City of Brenham - Blue Bell Aquatic Center

Holiday Closures
We will be closed for the following: Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Monday, January 21, 2019.


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Blue Bell Aquatic Center - 3 Pools in 1 Location

Fall, Winter, Spring
Monday - Friday

Competition and Therapy Pools
6:00am - 1:00pm & 4:00pm - 7:00pm
9:00am - 1:00pm
Daily Admission
Children 3 & under
Pool Passes
Seniors (55+)

*Rates are subject to change and are approved by City Council.
*Hours are subject to change due to holidays, special events, weather & attendance


The Aquatic Center is a beautiful three-pool complex composed of an indoor six-lane competition pool, a heated therapy pool and the outdoor leisure pool. Each offers a wide variety of benefits to the community. The Blue Bell Aquatic Center offers a number of programs and swim classes throughout the year.


Looking for a unique site for a birthday party? Give us a call. The Aquatic Center is a great place to hold special events and private parties.

Our Pools

The Competition Pool - open year round
The competition pool is used for both lap and recreational swimming and aerobics classes. It is home to our Brenham High School Swim Team, the Dolphins, and the Brenham Swim Club

Lanes 6
Length 25 Yards
Temperature 80°-82°
Depth 3'8" - 5'9"
Therapy Pool - open year round
The therapy pool is intended for rehabilitation and gentle water exercise. It is equipped with a wheel chair ramp, and chair lift.
Temperature 91°-93°
Depth 3'6" - 4'0"
Leisure Pool - open seasonally Memorial Day - Labor Day
The outdoor ice cream themed pool is perfect for families with small children. Attractions include: a Popsicle Walk, Sundae Slide, multi spray and slides, and our Big Yellow Slide
Temperature 68°-95°
Depth 0" - 3'6"


Competition (lap) pool will be closed the afternoons of Home Swim Meets - view High School Swim Meet Schedule

Swimming Laps or using the Therapy Pool?

November 2018 Usage Calendar - see closures and usage for the month

Download the pool usage and availability chart

Of course we all want our own private lane and sometimes we share and make new friends. We have created a chart that shows when the pools are being used for classes or groups to help you come when it is a little more quiet. Of course, if you are looking for seclusion there are no guarantees - after all it is the Pool! Download the chart .


Not used to sharing? Need to brush up on your lap swim etiquette? view our etiquette refresher guide and be ready to share a lane.


Kidfish 2018 - photo album


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