Blue Bell Aquatic Center

PARK Central: 979-337-7250 | Rainout Line: 979-337-7233 | Office: 1800 E. Tom Green St., Brenham, TX 77833
 

Blue Bell Aquatic Center - 3 Pools in 1 Location
Fall, Winter, Spring Hours See usage Schedule below):

Indoor Pools:
Monday - Friday: 6 am - 1 pm & 4 pm - 7 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 1 pm
Sunday: Closed

Outdoor Pools:
Closed for season - reopens Memorial Day weekend 2022

Hours are subject to change due to holidays, special events, weather & attendance.

Pricing:

Daily Admission: $4
Children 3 and under: $2
 
Pool Passes: Month Year Summer Aerobic Monthly** Aerobic Year**
Individual $35 $250 $85 $65 $600
Seniors (55+)  $25 $200   $55 $550
Family * $55 $450 $145    
Additional Family Member $18 $150 $48    

Purchase/Renew Aquatic Pass Membership

Note: Rates are subject to change and are approved by City Council.
*max of 6 members (Family consists of 2 adults & 4 children living in the same house)
**This pass will include a monthly pool pass and any city sponsored aerobic classes including all water works & aqua cardio.
Located at 1800 E. Tom Green St., Brenham, TX 77833. 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 swimming classes throughout the year

Our Pools

Lanes 6
Length 25 Yards
Temperature 80°-82°
Depth 3'8" - 5'9"

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.

Temperature 91°-93°
Depth 3'6" - 4'0"

Therapy Pool - open year-round
The therapy pool is intended for rehabilitation and gentle water exercise. It is equipped with a wheelchair ramp, and a chair lift.

Temperature 68°-95°
Depth 0" - 3'6"

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.

Swim Lessons, Fitness Classes & Special Programs

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Pool Usage Schedule

Competition Pool

Monday - Friday

6 am - 7 am
Lap Swim & Recreational (all 6 lanes)

7 am - 8 am
BHS swim team (all 6 lanes)

8 am - 9 am
Lap Swim & Recreational (all 6 lanes)

9 am - 10 am
Aqua Cardio Class (up to 4 lanes)
Lap Swim & Recreational (1-2 lanes)

10 am - 1 pm
Lap Swim & Recreational (all 6 lanes)

1 pm - 4 pm
POOL CLOSED TO PUBLIC

4 pm - 5:30 pm
Lap Swim & Swim Lessons (3 lanes)
Brenham Swim Club (3 lanes)

5:30 pm - 7 pm
Lap Swim & Swim Lessons

Saturday

9 am - 1 pm
Lap Swim & Recreational (all 6 lanes)

Sunday

Closed

Therapy Pool

Monday - Friday

6 am - 10 am
Open to Public

10 am - 11 am
Water Works Aerobics Class
(note: refrain from swim lessons and littles during class time so participants can hear instructors. The class uses a large portion of the pool)

11 am - 1 pm
Open to Public

1 pm - 4 pm
POOL CLOSED TO PUBLIC

4 pm - 5:45 pm
Open to Public

5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Water Works Aerobics Class
(Monday - Thursday)
(note: refrain from swim lessons and littles during class time so participants can hear instructors. Class uses a large portion of pool)

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Open to Public

Saturday

9 am - 1 pm
Open to Public

Sunday

Closed

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Renew Active by UnitedHealthcare poster - details below. learn more at https://myrenewactive.com

Renew Active™ by UnitedHealthcare members: The Blue Bell Aquatic Center is a participating location for Renew Active™ For more information, go to myrenewactive.com.

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Parties

Make a Splash with a Birthday Bash
Download: Fall/Spring Party Brochure | Summer Party Brochure Inflatable Brochure | Inflatable Video

Parties During Regular Operating Hours

Book a pool party! You can party at the Blue Bell Aquatic Center all year round! We have a party hostess on staff to assist you with your party planning needs. Food packages and party guidelines are listed below. Stop by the Blue Bell Aquatic Center or call 979-337-7250 to learn about party options and to book your party today!

Private Parties After Hours

Private parties must be reserved at least two weeks prior to the event; $100 deposit is required. Fee includes guests' admission and lifeguard coverage. No alcohol or glass containers are permitted inside the facility. All rules which apply to the general public must be observed.

Private Party Times

  Spring/Fall Hours (Indoor Only) Summer Hours
Friday: 7:30pm - 9:30pm 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 1:30pm - 3:30pm 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Sunday: NO SUNDAY

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Rates:    Outdoor Leisure - $350

Parties During Operating Hours:

All parties must be reserved at least two weeks prior to the event; a $25 non-refundable deposit is required to hold the date & time. You may bring cake and decorations. Single-serve juice boxes are allowed. No other outside food or drinks are allowed. The birthday child is FREE.

Spring/Fall (Comp Pool Only)

Friday: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday: NO SUNDAY
Packages:  Splashtacular $75 - 3 hours room rental; $4/additional person

Summer

Friday: 11:00am - 1:00pm; 2:00pm - 4:00pm; 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 1:00pm; 2:00pm - 4:00pm; 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Sunday: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Packages:
  • Splash $125 - Room/pavilion 2 hours; $5/additional person
  • Surfside $150 - Room/pavilion 2 hours; 8 Snack Packs*; $8/additional person
  • Tidalwave $175 - Room/pavilion 2 hours; 8 Meal Packs**; $10/additional person

  • *Snack Packs include: 20oz drink & ice cream cup
  • **Meal Packs include: your choice of food (hotdog, corn dog, or Frito pie), 20oz drink & ice cream cup
  • Packages Include:
  • Admission for 8 people
  • 6 tables & 16 chairs (Pavilion has 8 Picnic Tables)
  • Setup of Tables
  • Teardown of tables
  • 30 minutes of prep time

Extras:

  • Extra time: $60 - 3 hours
  • Extra Tables $5/table (if available)

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Special Events

Second Saturday Inflatables

Come in and enjoy some off-season family fun at the BBAC. On the Second Saturday of each month from October to March, we will have our inflatable obstacle course out for you to enjoy!

Date: 2nd Saturday in January - March & October - December
Location: Blue Bell Aquatic Center
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: Pool Admission

Splish Splash Spring Break

The Blue Bell Aquatic Center is open for recreation swim and BBAC Inflatables all week. $10.00 will get you a wristband for the entire week. What a deal!

Date: March 14-18, 2022
Location: Blue Bell Aquatic Center
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost: $10.00/week or $4.00/day

Kids Gone Fishin' at The BBAC

Learn more
Hundreds of pounds of catfish are dumped into the outdoor leisure pool and anglers of all ages can attempt to hook the big one. Bring your pole or use the ones on site. Kids Gone Fishin’ promotes fishing, the outdoors, and simply spending time with family. Children can compete to reel in the largest catfish. Trophies are awarded to the top catchers. This event is brought to you each year from our generous sponsors: Brenham Elks Lodge 979, Blue Bell Creameries, Bluebonnet Electric, Max Donuts, Kountry Boys and some additional generous donors. The competition portion of this event is for children ages 2-17.

Date: October 22, 2022
Location: Blue Bell Aquatic Center
Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost: Free
Sponsorship Form

Friends, Family & Fun Inflatables

Get ready for Thanksgiving by running through our inflatables obstacle course. It is a great time for the whole family! $10.00 will get you a wristband for the entire week.

Date: November 21-23, 2021
Location: Blue Bell Aquatic Center
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost: $10.00/week or $4.00/day

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Pool Rules

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Pool Rules