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Downtown Activity Center: 215 SW A Street Community Center: 1101 SW Citizens Circle
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Downtown Activity Center: 479-464-PARK (7275) Community Center: 479-696-0200 parks@bentonvillear.com
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Bentonville Aquatics


Spring Break Week (March 20th-24th): The leisure and competitive pool will open for swimming at 1:00pm Monday-Friday of Spring Break week. We will continue to hold swim lessons during Spring Break. 

There will be NO Barracuda Youth Swim Team practice during Spring Break. 

Contact: Aquatics #: 479.696.0212

Open Swim Hours

Monday 1:00pm-7:00pm
Tuesday 3:00pm-7:00pm
Wednesday 3:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday 3:00pm-7:00pm
Friday 1:00pm-6:30pm
Saturday 12:00pm-6:30pm*
Sunday 12:00pm-5:30pm*

*Open Swim, Diving Boards, & Blue Slide

**Some features and/or the red slide may be closed during inclement weather. 

River Walking Resistance

Monday 8:00am-10:00am
Tuesday 8:00am-10:00am
Wednesday 8:00am-10:00am
Thursday 8:00am-10:00am
Friday 8:00am-10:00am
Saturday 8:00am-10:00am

The zero depth entry family leisure pool will be the place to play for patrons of all ages! Featuring water slides, an adventure river, play structures, lap swim, and a party room available for reservations!

Features: 3 lap swim lanes, adventure river, zero depth entry, 2 water slides, 2 basketball hoops, children's play structure, and programs including swim lessons, aquatic fitness classes

Competitive Pool Hours

Monday 5:30am-8:00am, 11:30am-1:00pm, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Tuesday 5:30am-8:00am, 11:30am-1:00pm, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Wednesday 5:30am-8:00am, 11:30am-1:00pm, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Thursday 5:30am-8:00am, 11:30am-1:00pm, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Friday 5:30am-8:00am, 11:30am-1:00pm, 5:00pm-6:30pm
Saturday 7:00am-10:00am & 12:00pm-6:30pm*
Sunday 12:00pm-5:30pm*

* Open Swim, Diving Boards, & Blue Slide 

The competitive pool at the Bentonville Community Center features 8 lanes and 3 diving boards. This 25x25 yd competitive pool will host meets for teams including Bentonville Parks and Recreation Barracudas, Bentonville High and Bentonville West High Schools, and the NWAA Sharks.

Preschool Playtime

Each Friday, we hold a special swim time in the zero depth entry pool. During this time, the large water features will be turned off so that the little ones can enjoy the water! Preschool playtime takes place each Friday from 10:00am-12:00pm.

Swimming Lessons

For a full list of descriptions as well as session dates and times, please visit our Swimming Lessons page.

Swim Team

For more information on our Youth Swim Team, The Bentonville Barracudas, visit our Youth Swim Team page.  


For more information or to obtain an application, please visit: http://www.bentonvillear.com/employment 

Aquatics Supervisor-Jenn Valentine