Buckner Fitness Pool

The Buckner Fitness Center Pool is a 6 lane, 25 yard indoor swimming pool with a hot tub, and a climbing wall.

Special Events • Swim Tests • Lifeguard Certification • Active Duty Swim Lessons • Masters Swim Team • Family Open Swim

Fitness Pool Hours

Hours may change based off usage and staffing availability.

Special Events

We host a variety of exciting special events throughout the year! Including our 24 Hour Swim Challenge, Build-A-Boat Competition, and the Pumpkin Splash.

Lifeguard Certification

Our courses are offered once per quarter. Upon successful completion of the 28 hour course students will be issued a 2 year American Red Cross certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED.

Recreational Fitness Swim

Recreational Fitness Swim is a combination of open swim and lap swim. Half of the pool will be used for lap swim and the other half is open for open swim. During this time the diving board, rock wall and kiddie pool will be available.

Swim Tests

The purpose of the swim test is to determine the ability and stamina of the participant. The test consists of a 25 yard swim using front crawl or breaststroke, treading water for 1 minute, and exiting the pool without using a ladder. Test is required for ages 6 – 15.

Active Duty Swim Lessons

Offered to current Active Duty Service Members are free of charge. Classes are limited to 4students. Pre-registration is required.

Masters Swim Team

The Master’s Swim team is a Free program open to authorized users of the facility who are ages 18 & older. Practices are held at the Fitness Pool on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 5:30 – 630 a.m. Those who are interested in joining can contact the Buckner Masters Coach, Mimi Cook, at 907.696.0809.

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