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Valiant (16th Street) Pool

Valiant Pool is located at 2624 Carey Smith and offers a concession stand as well as restrooms outfitted with showers.  

Spring (March-May)

Lap Swim (Monday-Friday)

7-9 AM

5-7 PM

Summer (Memorial Day)

Monday CLOSED for Memorial Day

Open Swim


Noon-5 PM

Saturday and Sunday

Noon-7 PM


Lap Swim (Monday-Friday)

5-7 PM

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Swim Lessons - As Spring begins, now is the time to get started or get back into swim lessons to be ready for summer. The Bay City Parks and Recreation Department has a variety of classes for all ages and availabilities.

Youth lessons are broken down into age groups, spanning from children only 6 months old through age 2 (a parent or guardian is required in the water with this age group), the cost for this 8 session 30-minute class is $35. Ages 3 through 5-year old’s, and youth age 6 through 12. Lessons are only $45 for 8; 45-minute sessions Tuesday through Friday. Adults and teenagers aren’t left of out the lesson pool – a course specific to teens and adults is also available. These lessons are offered for all skill levels, from very beginner to advanced. Course emphasis is on individual skill improvement and endurance. This course costs $45. Classes will be also offered for children with special needs. A caregiver may be required in the water during these classes.  Lessons are only $45 for 8; 45-minute sessions Tuesday through Friday.

Registration begins April 30th at 8 a.m. at the Municipal Services Building (1217 Avenue J), Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sensory Swimming - In addition to swim lessons, we will be offering a special sensory swimming time for those individuals who are bothered by large crowds, loud noises and other distractions. The swim time will be held at Hilliard Pool Saturdays from 10am-12pm. This time will be offered at our regular swim rate of $1 for children and $2 for adults. Participants with special needs will be allowed one care giver to accompany them in the water free of charge.

For more information on Swim Lessons, contact the Angela Kennedy at 979-323-1660 or Stroke Flyer



Hilliard Pool

Hilliard Pool is located at 3020 LeTulle Avenue. The pool has concession stands and restrooms with showers. 

Summer (Memorial Day-August)

Monday-Closed for Memorial Day


Noon-7 PM