Auxiliary Enterprises

Aquatics

Aquatics at the Recreation Center take place in our outdoor, Olympic-size swimming pool. The pool is heated and is open year-round. The pool is always open for lap swimming during open facility hours; however, it closes 30 minutes prior to the facility.  We also offer a variety of year-round and seasonal programs.

Children under 16 must be accompanied AND supervised by a parent/guardian at all times.

YEAR-ROUND ADULT SWIM HOURS
Monday—Friday: 5:30am—9:30pm

Saturday: 8:00am—7:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am—7:30pm

SUMMER FAMILY SWIM HOURS*
Monday—Friday: 12:00pm—8:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am—7:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am—7:30pm

*When the weather gets consistently cooler, blankets are installed and WINTER ADULT SWIM HOURS are in effect.  During WINTER ADULT SWIM HOURS, no one under 16 is allowed in the pool or on the pool deck area.

Swim Lessons

In the summer we offer private or semi-private swim lessons for children or adults.  Registration typically opens in early May with lessons beginning in June and ending in August.  Participants do not need to be Recreation Center Members.  Lessons are open to all Texas Medical Center faculty, staff, residents, students and families.

Note: We are not offering group swim lessons for children this summer.

Employment Opportunities

Each summer we hire Swim Instructors and Pool Attendants.  Individuals may be employed both a Swim Instructor and Pool Attendant or assigned to just one position.  Employment is for late May through August and we begin accepting applications in March. Ideal position for teachers, college students and high school students with an aquatic background.  Employees must be at least 16 years old.  Interested?  Check back in February/March for more information or contact the Aquatics Coordinator to be notified when open positions are posted.

 

Water Polo

Seasonal Mondays & Wednesdays from 7-9pm & Sundays from 11am-1pm

If interested, please contact:
Austen Oliver at aro2012@gmail.com or 281-203-0510

www.hopswaterpolo.clubspaces.com

Water Polo has no employment affiliation with UTHealth.

Underwater Hockey

Seasonal Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8:15-9:15p

If interested, please contact:
Rick Church at rjchurch@aol.com or Nicole VanHood at nicolesaddress@hotmail.com

www.USAUWH.com
www.PUCKU.org

Underwater Hockey has no employment affiliation with UTHealth.


AQUATICS GENERAL INFORMATION

SUMMER POOL HOURS

(Begins when pool blankets
are removed).

Adult Lap Swim &

Open Swim

Monday – Friday
5:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. 

Saturday
8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Sunday
10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Children / Family Hours 

Monday – Friday
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

Saturday
8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Sunday
10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

WINTER POOL HOURS
(Begins when pool blankets           
are in place).

Adult Lap Swim ONLY

Monday – Friday
5:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. 

Saturday
8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Sunday
10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Children & Open Swim / No open
swim permitted & no children under the age of 16.

Holiday Hours of Operation:
TBA in advance                                     

LOCATION

7779 Knight Road
Houston, TX 77054                   


AQUATICS COORDINATOR
Sarah Galecki
Email:
Sarah.E.Galecki@uth.tmc.edu                 



 

 

PHONE NUMBERS

Main & Aquatics:
713.500.8420
713.500.8422

Weather Line:
713.500.8415

Fax:
713.500.8409

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

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