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Blue Bell Aquatic Center

Closures and modified hours list:
Staff Training - Tuesday, May 21, 2024 - 4 pm - 7 pm - all pools closed
Final prep before summer schedule - Friday, May 24 All Day - all pools closed
Dolphin Swim Meet - Saturday, June 1, 2024 - indoor pools closed
Dolphin Swim Meet - Saturday, June 8, 2024 - indoor pools closed
Locker Room Remodel Project - Starting Monday, February 5, 2024 and for 120 days the locker rooms will be closed. Because of this we ask you to please come in swim attire and leave in swim attire during this remodel project.
PARK Central: 979-337-7250 | Rainout Line: 979-337-7233 | Office: 1800 E. Tom Green St., Brenham, TX 77833

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Blue Bell Aquatic Center - 3 Pools in 1 Location
Fall Hours See indoor pools usage Schedule below):

Indoor Pools (Therapy Pool & Competition Pool) :
Monday - Thursday : 6 am - 1 pm & 4 pm - 7 pm   
Friday: 6 am - 1 pm  
Saturday: 9 am - 1 pm
Sunday: Closed

Outdoor Pool (Leisure Pool) :
Monday - Sunday: Closed 

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

Pricing:

Daily Admission: Resident: $5 Non-Resident: $8
Children 3 and under:  Resident: $3 Non- Resident: $5
 
 
 

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.

Our Pools

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

 

Swim Lessons & Special Programs

 


Pool/Lane Usage Availability

All schedules are subject to change.

Competition Pool

Monday - Friday 

6:00 am - 7:00 am
Lap Swim & Recreational (all lanes)

7:00 am - 9:00 am 
Dolphins Swim (3-4 lanes)
Lap Swim & Recreational (1-2 lanes)

9:00 am- 10:00 am
Aqua Cardio Class (3-4 lanes)
Lap Swim & Recreational (2-3 lanes)

10:00 pm- 1:00 pm
Lap Swim & Recreational (all lanes)

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
POOL CLOSED TO PUBLIC
 Swim Team

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lap Swim & Recreational (2-3 lanes)
5:30pm - 6:30pm Adaptive Aquatics (2-3 lanes-Only Tuesdays)


Saturday

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lap Swim & Recreational  (all lanes)

Sunday

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lap Swim & Recreational  (all lanes)

Therapy Pool

Monday - Friday 

6:00 am - 10:00 am
Open to Public

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Water Works Aerobics Class
(please refrain from swim lessons and littles during class time so participants can hear instructors. The class uses a large portion of the pool)

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Open to Public

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
POOL CLOSED TO PUBLIC

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Open to Public

4:45 pm - 5:30 pm & 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Water Works Aerobics Class
(Monday - Thursday)
(please refrain from swim lessons and littles during class time so participants can hear instructors. The class uses a large portion of the pool)

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

Saturday

10:00am - 5:00 pm
Open to Public

Sunday

1:00pm - 5:00 pm
Open to Public

 


BBACFIT - Aquatic Fitness Classes

AquaCARDIO | Water Works

AquaCARDIO

Aqua Cardio Class - a group of people lifting water weights in a large pool while listening to an instructor standing on the deck

Classes offer a wide range of aerobic exercise. The class will be held in the Competition Pool. Benefits for the Comp Pool: deeper, cooler water allows the body to burn more calories; a variety of exercises can be incorporated in the class. These classes are instructed by Jane Moorhead and Debra Healy.

Cost:
Daily | $10.00 Resident | $15.00 Non-Resident
Included with Aerobic Pass (see membership rates for Aerobic Pass Pricing)

Time:
Monday - Friday from 9:00 - 9:50 am

Water Works

activity-waterworks

This class offers a range of moderate movements to improve range of motion, balance, and coordination while strengthening and toning the body. Try your first class for free. Class instructors: Debra Healy and/or Jane Moorhead.

Cost:
Daily | $10.00 Resident | $15.00 Non-Resident
Included with Aerobic Pass (see membership rates for Aerobic Pass Pricing)

Time:
Monday - Friday from 10:00am - 10:50 am and
Monday - Thursday from 4:45pm- 5:30pm or 5:45pm - 6:30pm


Medicare and Insurance Incentive Programs

The Blue Bell Aquatic Center partners with UnitedHealthcare's Renew Active as well as the Silver Sneakers Silver & Fit programs. We just need the confirmation code from the participating program to get you signed up.

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.

 


Parties

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

Large Inflatable play structures floating in an indoor pool with children playing on top of them

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 2 weeks prior to the event; a $100 deposit is required. The fee includes guest admission and lifeguard coverage. No alcohol or glass containers are permitted inside the facility. All facility rules must be observed.

Private Party Times

  Spring/Fall Hours (Indoor Only) Summer Hours
Friday: NO FRIDAYS 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sunday: NO SUNDAY

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Rates: 
Resident/ Non-Resident
Therapy - $200/$250 | Competition - $250/$300 | Outdoor Leisure - $350/$400

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. The birthday child is FREE.

Spring/Winter/Fall (Comp Pool Only)

Friday: NO FRIDAY
Saturday: 9:30am -- 11:30 am; 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday: NO SUNDAY
Packages: Available starting at $100

Summer

Friday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm; 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm; 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Packages: Available starting at $150
Extras: Bring your own food: $50 (no alcohol or glass containers)


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

 


Special Events

Splish Splash Spring Break

The Blue Bell Aquatic Center is open for recreation swim and BBAC Inflatables all week. 

Date: March 11-15, 2024
Location: Blue Bell Aquatic Center
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost: $20.00/week- Resident, $40.00/week- Non- Resident or $5.00/day- Resident, $8.00/day-Non-Resident

BBAC Pool Party Week

What better way to start out summer than a week long pool party at the BBAC. Come out to the leisure pool and join in with our themed activities while you swim and slide.

Date: June 3 | June 4 | June 5 | June 6
Location: Blue Bell Aquatic Center
Time: 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost: Included with Aquatics Admission/Membership

Schools Out Bash

We are celebrating the end of another school year with a Glow Bash. We will have Pizza, glow sticks, corn-hole, volleyball and so much more... Register here

Date: June 7, 2024
Location: Blue Bell Aquatic Center
Time: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost: $5.00 with Pool Pass | $10 Resident | $15 Non-resident

Kids Gone Fishin' at The BBAC

Learn more | Online Registration
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. Plaques are awarded to the top catchers. The competition portion of this event is for children ages 2-17.

Date: September 28, 2024
Location: Blue Bell Aquatic Center
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cost: Free
Sponsorship Letter

2023 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor
Gold Sponsor
  • Brenham Elks Lodge 979
  • Academy Sports & Outdoors
Silver Sponsor
  • Blue Bell Creameries

Special Thanks to our in-kind sponsors: Bluebonnet Electric, Max Donuts, and Kountry Boys

2022 Kids Gone Fishin' Winners

Ages 6 & Under:

  • 1st place – Soliman Davidson
  • 2nd Place – Kade Hughs
  • 3rd Place – Logan Carroll

Ages 7 – 11:

  • 1st place – Cory McChargue
  • 2nd place – Tinley Manerez
  • 3rd place – Liberty McClanhan

Ages 12 -17:

  • 1st Place - Wayne Brown 3rd
  • 2nd Place - Gage Hall
  • 3rd Place - Parker Peters
 

Friends, Family & Fun Inflatables

Get ready for Thanksgiving by running through our inflatables obstacle course. It is a great time for the whole family! 

Date: November 25-27, 2024
Location: Blue Bell Aquatic Center
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost: $5.00/day-Resident $8.00/day-Non- Resident 


Pool Rules

Pool Rules