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Bentonville Aquatics 



Aquatic Center Holiday Hours-

February 23rd-24th- Both pools will be CLOSED for the State Swim/Dive Meet

Open Swim Hours 2018

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
Monday 3:00pm-7:00pm
Tuesday 3:00pm-7:00pm
Wednesday 3:00pm-5:00pm
Thursday 3:00pm-7:00pm
Friday 3:00pm-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

Competition Pool Hours

The competition pool at the Bentonville Community Center features 8 lanes and 3 diving boards. This 25 meters x 25 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.

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
Saturday 7:00am-10:00am & 12:00pm-6:30pm*
Sunday  12:00pm-5:30pm*

* Open Swim, Diving Boards, & Blue Slide 

Preschool Playtime

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 Hours

Monday 10:00am-12:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm
Friday 10:00am-12:00pm


Masters Swim Team

Master's Swim is for adults looking to work on their swimming technique and skills in a social atmosphere with other swimmers. Each practice will be broken up into beginner, intermediate, and advanced groups and workouts based on skills of each participant. 
Dates: Monthly
Times: Monday/Friday Morning: 5:30am-6:30am and Monday/Wednesday evening: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Fee: $32 (members); $38 (non-members)

Program Location: Bentonville Community Center
About Your Coach: Erin Edminister (Dolan) is a professional triathlete who is currently racing for the US National team. She is a sixteen time Swimming All-American and led the Panthers to three women's national team titles. Erin is a three time individual national champion in the distance freestyle events and was a member of two-800 free relay national titles. She specializes in working with triathletes, kids, and adults who are looking for stroke technique work.


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. 


Camp Cast-a-way-February 19th

Looking for something for your kids to do while they’re out of school this President’s Day? Enroll them in Camp Castaway at the Bentonville Community Center! Camp Castaway will challenge your ‘stranded’ swimmers as they learn basic island survival techniques, water safety skills, and scavenge the pool decks in effort to build an escape raft. Campers will be washed ashore at 8:00am and return back to main land by noon on Monday, February 19th. Enrollment is limited to 12 survivors between the ages of 8 and 12. $30 for members, $35 for nonmembers.

Glow Swim-February 10th

Join us as we light up the night in the leisure pool at the Bentonville Community Center. Glow sticks, lasers, and flashlights will illuminate the water in this free, members-only, after-hours swim event. The Glow Swim will take place Saturday, February 10th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Sign your family and friends up in-person at the Bentonville Community Center or Downtown Activity Center, over the phone, or online. Enrollment is limited to the first 175 people.


Aquatics Supervisor-Josh Stacey