Aquatics

The Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center has two indoor heated pools (one competition 8-lane lap pool and one therapy/leisure pool).

Swimming Pool Rules and Regulations

  • No diving is allowed.
  • Everyone must shower before swimming.
  • No child under the age of 16 is permitted to stay at the facility without the supervision of an adult or licensed driver.
  • All children under age 6 must be accompanied in the water by an adult.
  • No inflatables are allowed - except on Family Day as space allows.
  • Babies must wear swim diapers.
  • The Aquatic Center is a family-oriented county facility. Tasteful bathing attire is required.
  • Lifejackets are available at no charge for children.

Guests with special needs and/or groups of 10 or more need to call the recreation office a minimum of 24 hours in advance to allow for adequate lifeguard coverage.

Hours

Please click on link at right for the pool hours. The pool hours vary throughout the year and are subject to change.  Please note that the pools are closed for swim meets, private parties, and holidays.  Swim meets and private party schedules are posted on the pool hours flyer.

Holiday closings include:  New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day & the day after, Christmas Day & the day after.

Rates

Click on the link at the right for pool rates.

Please visit our facility or contact us at 706-839-0234 for more information.

Pool Parties

Pool parties are available on Saturdays, 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.  Parties include a room for 2 hours and 10 swim passes.  In-county rate is $75, and out-of-county rate is $112.50.  Additional swimmers are $4 in-county and $6 out-of-county per person.  To reserve, please call 706-839-0234 or send an email to kroberts@habershamga.com

Water Aerobics

Whether your goal is muscle tone, weight loss, cross training, or just to have some fun, Aquatic Fitness Specialists will help you get there. Program features include: complete cardiovascular and strength training adaptable to all fitness levels; calorie burner and metabolic booster; balanced emphasis: core, cardio, strength; minimal to no choreography; and power moves without the impact.  For more information on water aerobics, click on link at right.

Swim Lessons

Habersham Rapids Swim Team partners with the Aquatic Center to provide swim lessons for the community! For more information contact Anthony Rabern (706)499-5530.

Friends of the Pool

For information on Friends of the Pool, click on link at right.

Habersham Rapids Swim Team

Swimming is a lifetime sport that provides both health and recreational benefits. The Habersham Rapids Swim Team (HRST) has provided swim instruction and competitive opportunities since 1970. They are a year-round team and affiliated with United States Swimming, the leading swimming organization in the world. Practices are held at the Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center on Monday through Thursday with Saturday practices offered to advanced swimmers.  For more information, please call Anthony Rabern (706)499-5530. Click on link at right to be directed to the Habersham Rapids Swim Team website.

Habersham Hurricanes Swim Team

The Habersham Hurricanes Swim Team offers affordable swimming programs for the Habersham County area.  Learn to swim, compete in meets, get exercise, make friends and most important - JUST HAVE FUN!  For more information, please call (706)778-2649. Please click on link at right to be directed to the Hurricanes Swim Team website.