To enhance the quality of life for all citizens of this community by providing passive and active recreational and competitive aquatic programming services for all age groups. It is our aim to provide aquatic facilities that are safe, accessible and aesthetically pleasing to the entire community.
The Columbus Parks & Recreation Department/Athletic Division/Aquatic Section maintains and operates 8 facilities in order to fulfill our Mission Statement. Aside from Public Swim, this section offers programming to include; 4 Levels of Learn to Swim Classes, Professional and Instructor Training, Scuba Certifications, and Competitive Swimming. We are also affiliated or in partnership with the Safe Kids- Columbus Coalition, American Red Cross, Chattahoochee Scuba, Columbus Health Department, Georgia Recreation and Parks Association, USA Swimming and the Columbus Aquatic Club-Hurricanes.