COVID-19 Operations

Please note that time slots will open at 8 a.m. on the Friday prior to each week.

The Christiansburg Aquatic Center reopened to the public on Monday, June 15, with adjusted hours and operations. The Aquatic Center is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., for lap swimming and limited programming. Appointments are required and will be available in 45-minute time slots. 

Please note the following:

The Aquatic Center will only be open for lap swimming and limited programming. Per Executive Order 65, recreational swimming and use of the slides and other water features are not permitted in this phase of reopening.

Memberships have been suspended and will be reactivated at a later date. Individuals who make reservations to swim or exercise at the Aquatic Center during this time must purchase a $5 daily pass.

Therapy Pool: The therapy pool will be open from 8-10 a.m. to our senior citizens and compromised populations for therapeutic exercising, with maximum occupancy of two individuals. The therapy pool will be open from 10 a.m.-noon and from 1-5 p.m. to individuals over 18 years of age for therapeutic exercising, with maximum occupancy of two individuals. Reservations are required.

Leisure Pool: The leisure pool will be open from 8-10 a.m. to our senior citizens and compromised populations for lap swim or exercise, with maximum occupancy of four individuals. The leisure pool will be open to the general public from 10 a.m.-noon and from 1-5 p.m. for lap swim or exercise, with maximum occupancy of four individuals. Reservations are required. Water fitness classes, when scheduled, will abide by the 10-foot physical distancing requirement, with a maximum occupancy of 12.

Competition Pool: The competition pool will be open from 10 a.m.-noon and from 1-5 p.m. for lap swimming, with maximum occupancy of one swimmer per lane. Reservations are required. Water fitness classes, when scheduled, will abide by the 10-foot physical distancing requirement, with a maximum occupancy of 50.

Water Park: The water park and slides will be closed.

Cardio Room: The cardio room will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with maximum occupancy of three individuals. Reservations are required. Some machines will not be available to ensure social distancing while working out. Please wipe the equipment you use with sanitizing wipes provided in the room. The cardio room and equipment will be disinfected by staff at least every two hours.

Please enter the Aquatic Center using the main entrance. You will be allowed in five minutes prior to your reservation period. Symptomatic individuals will not be permitted in the building.

Please maintain a physical distance from others of at least 10 feet. Please follow the physical distancing guides on the floor leading to the front desk.

Face coverings are required upon entry and exit of the building in accordance with Gov. Ralph Northam’s face covering requirements and exceptions. Face coverings are not required nor recommended while swimming or working out.

Please come pre-showered and dressed to swim. Please plan to towel dry and exit the building without showering or changing.

Christiansburg Aquatic Center towels will not be available for use. Please bring your own towel.

Vending machines within the facility will not be accessible.

Locker rooms will be closed. The family changing room will be available for non-shower use only.

Pool and lobby touch surfaces will be cleaned at the conclusion of each reservation period. High-touch surfaces within the facility will be disinfected at least every two hours. The facility will be closed for a mid-day cleaning between noon-1 p.m., and an end-of-day cleaning will occur at 5 p.m.

The main entrance doors will remain locked and opened for reservation participants only.