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River Park Aquatic Center
River Park Aquatic Center features year-round FREE general admission. The heated (or chilled when the weather is hot!) pool offers six lap lanes connected to a teaching pool, where the 47’ slide also empties into, which then leads to a beach entry pool with interactive water feature.  The bath house offers two clean family restrooms, men’s and women’s restrooms, all with showers as well. A large shaded pavilion, with ceiling fans and vending machines allows you to enjoy snacks or the lunches you brought in.  Group/party reservations are required for parties of 10 or more.

Please call or email John Seeger at
to register for programs, for group visits or an electronic version of facility rules and regulations, or call us at 239-213-3040.

Parks and Recreation Program Guide
2016 Fall/ Winter Program Guide

The City of Naples is pleased to offer convenient online registration for many of our recreation programs, activities and memberships. 

The Parks & Recreation Online is a comprehensive informational site with facility information, program listings and online registration. You may view facility rental availability and information; however rentals must be completed in person at one of the City's Community Centers. 

Click HERE

Hours of Operation
 9/1/16 - 10/30/16         Monday - Friday            10:00 am - 5:00 pm
   Saturday - Sunday  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 11/1/16 - 12/31/16   Monday - Saturday            10:00 am - 5:00 pm
   Sunday  Closed        
Lap Swimming
Pool exclusive for lap swimmers and fee paid programs
Hours may vary on Sunrise and Sunset Times 

Morning Lap Swim
Monday and Wednesday
7:00 am – 10:00 am
  Evening Lap Swim
Monday and Wednesday
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Morning Lap Swim
Monday and Wednesday
7:00 am – 10:00 am
  Evening Lap Swim
Monday and Wednesday
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm


Friday: Veterans Day: 11/11/16

Closed/Holidays and Special Event Closures
Monday - Friday Friday: 8/8 - 10/31/16 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
NO lap lanes available due to Naples High School Swim Team practice

Thursday Thanksgiving Day 11/24/16
Friday Day After Thanksgiving 11/25/16
Saturday Day Before Christmas Close @ 3:00 p.m.
Sunday Christmas Day 12/25/16
Saturday New Year's Eve Close @ 3:00 p.m.
Sunday New Years Day 1/1/17
Monday Martin Luther Kind Day 1/16/17
Annual Maintenance Period  1/2/17 - 1/31/17

Group Reservations 
Groups larger than 10 in number must contact the facility in advance to ensure adequate lifeguard coverage.  One adult may supervise up to 6 children at one time

About the Aquatic Center

  • Children's splash play feature w/ zero entry area
  • 47' Fiberglass Waterslide-swim test or height requirement to ride 
  • 6 lane, 75' lap pool
  • Swim lesson area
  • New facilities including clean restrooms and showers
  • Offices
  • New filtration system
  • Geo Thermal water heating and cooling equipment
  • and so much more....       

Learn to SWIM Classes for Children
The River Park Aquatic Center offers an exciting collection of swim courses designed to promote healthy lifestyle and develop lifetime skills: Enroll your child in swim lessons-Monday & Wednesday weekday evenings or Saturday mornings-and have them be a part of the 2 million people that learn to swim each year! All of our instructors are certified Water Safety Instructors and they love what they do! For more information and a class schedule please contact us at 239-213-3040.
Infants 6 mo. to 2½ years with a parent: water adjustment and exposure, holding positions to elicit certain responses, safety skills and water entry/exit, introduction to submerging, scoops and kicks.  

Preschool students ages 2½ – 5 years
: safety skills and water entry/exit, breath control/submerging, buoyancy on front/back, changing direction and introduction to arm/leg action on front and back-all with support.  

Levels 1-3: increased independent movement through water, greater skill regarding arm/leg action on front/back, changing direction, new strokes, body roll and alignment, rhythmic breathing and other skills.

SWIM Classes for Adults
Calling all adults from non-swimmers to triathletes, here is your chance to learn or develop your skills further in this great sport. This is a no pressure environment where the instructors allow you to learn at your own pace. All instructors are certified Water Safety Instructors and enjoy teaching. They have fun ways to ease you into the water and help overcome your fear. Join us at the River Park Aquatic Center for a fun time in the sun while learning to swim.

Saturday Morning
Session:  9/10 - 10/29
 Adults  9:00 am - 9:30 am
 Level 3  9:00 am - 9:30 am
 Level 2  9:40 am - 10:10 am
 Level 1  10:20 am - 10:50 am
 Preschool  11:00 am - 11:30 am
 Parent/Child  11:40 am - 12:10 am

Monday and Wednesday
Session: 10/10 - 11/2
 Preschool  5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Level 1  5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Level 2  5:40 pm - 6:10 pm
 Level 3  5:40 pm - 6:10 pm
 Adults  5:40 pm - 6:10 pm

Fee $44 per participant (per eight 1/2 hour classes) payable to The City of Naples, by cash, check, American Express, Discover, Visa or MasterCard.

Private Lessons / Stroke Clinics 
Would you prefer a one-on-one lesson for yourself or your child, or a semi-private class for two participants?  Anyone with a fear of the water, a specific hurdle to get over regarding a particular skill or desiring that full attention can benefit from private lessons.  

Moreover, if you’re familiar with a variety of strokes you may like a stroke clinic to improve your efficiency, endurance or prepare for an open water swim.

Private Swim Instruction Fees 
     $30 for .30 minute for 1 student
     $40 for .30 minute for 2 students together
     $50 for .30 an minute back to back for 2 students or one student/60 minutes

Lifeguard Training 
Interested in becoming a lifeguard?  Train with our team of American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructors to earn a nationally recognized lifeguard certification, including CPR for the professional rescuer, AED and first aid.  

Must be at least 15 years old and pass a pre-course swim test: 300 yard continuous swim, 20 yard sprint with deep water brick retrieval and two minute tread water with legs only.  Call ahead to schedule a prescreening session: check your skills, register to attend, and learn how to prepare for the course. 

Attendance at every class is required
Fee:  $175 per student
Call to schedule or discuss a prescreening session, and register.

Water Safety Instructor Training
Want to become a Red Cross certified swim instructor?  You'll develop the skills to become a competent swim instructor of class levels from parent and child, preschool, all levels for children and adults, Safety training for swim coaches and water safety program instructor is also a part of this course.  Prerequisites include proficiency in the front crawl, breast and back crawl strokes with basic ability in butterfly, side and elementary backstrokes, flip turns and treading water as well.   

Fee:  $225 per student
Call to schedule or discuss a prescreening session, and register.

Aquatic Parties
Wondering what to do for your child's next birthday? Contact our staff at the River Park Aquatic Center, 239-213-3040, to schedule a pool party with a "splash".

To expedite your application process, please fill in the Aquatic Center reservation for on our Forms Page.  Print the and then contact a River Park staff member upon completion for further information.

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Aquatic Center
Located in River Park 
451 11th Street North
Naples, FL 34102

Phone: 239-213-3040
Fax: 239-213-3035

Park and Recreation Manager
Mercedes Puente

Aquatic Supervisor 
John Seeger

Additional Contacts

Recreation Supervisor
Lynn Clarke