COVID-19 Operations

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The Christiansburg Aquatic Center is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Appointments are required and will be available in time slots. 

Please note the following:

The Aquatic Center will only be open for lap swim, water exercise, limited programming and household family leisure swim. The use of the slides and other water features are not permitted in this phase of reopening.

Household family swim will allow families to reserve a part of the leisure pool for themselves and up to five other household members, for up to 60 minutes. Household family swim reservations must include at least one person who is 18 years of age or older, but children of any age are welcome to attend, as long as at least one adult is present. A 10-foot physical distance will be required for all those outside of the household family, both in and out of the pool. For families with more than six total household members, please call the CAC for assistance with making your reservation.

Monthly memberships can now be purchased. Individuals who make reservations to swim or exercise at the Aquatic Center can still purchase a $5 daily pass, or may purchase a monthly membership. There is no guarantee of ability to reserve facility time with a monthly membership. Household family leisure swim will be $5 per family member or will be covered by a monthly family membership.

Therapy Pool: The therapy pool will be reserved from 8-10:15 a.m. for senior citizens and compromised populations but will then be open during the times listed on Signup Genius to all individuals over 18, with a maximum occupancy of two individuals. Reservations are required and can be made in 60-minute time slots. If you have a child under 18 who has a therapeutic need for rehab or recovery from an injury, please contact the Christiansburg Aquatic Center about reserving a time in the therapy pool.

Leisure Pool: The leisure pool will be reserved from 8-10:15 a.m. for senior citizens and compromised populations but will be then be open for anyone 16 years of age or older for lap swim, water exercise and household family swim during the times listed on Signup Genius, with a maximum reservation occupancy of 24 individuals. Reservations will still be required and can be made in 60-minute time slots. Household family leisure swim reservations must include at least one person who is 18 years of age or older.

Competition Pool: The competition pool will be open for lap swimming, for anyone 16 years of age or older, during the times listed on Signup Genius, with a maximum occupancy of 66 swimmers. Reservations will be required and can be made in 60-minute time slots.

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

Cardio Room: The cardio room will be open during time slots available on Signup Genius, for anyone 16 years of age or older, with a maximum occupancy of three individuals. Reservations will be required and can be made in 60-minute time slots. 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.

FINS Summer Care: The Aquatic Center is offering FINS Summer Care for families this summer. With very limited space, FINS will be available for children ages 6-9 only. Due to current events and guidelines, spots are very limited. Operational changes have been addressed and made clear in the camp packet. Registration will be available (online only) and opens up weekly on Wednesdays. With very limited space, it is advised that you check our registration system for availability prior to filling out all necessary paperwork. Please visit www.christiansburg.org/register for more information.

Swim Lessons: Though swim lessons are permissible in phase three, in light of the physical distancing requirements still in place within the pool environment, the mask requirements inside the building, and taking the health and safety of both our patrons and staff into consideration, the Christiansburg Aquatic Center will not be offering swim lessons during phase three at this time.

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 rooms will be available and will be disinfected at least every two hours. High-touch surfaces within the facility will be disinfected at least every two hours. The facility will be closed for a mid-day cleaning M/W/F (12:45-1:30 p.m.) and T/TH (12:45-2 p.m.), and an end-of-day cleaning will occur M/W/F/S (5 p.m.) T/TH (7 p.m.)

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