Summer Programs

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 Carver Pool & Spray Park will reopen in May 2020


Location: 1021 S. McKinley Street, Albany, Georgia 31701 

Admission for Public Swim

A completed registration application must be on site before entrance is allowed to Carver Pool and Spray Park. Parent/Guardian signatures are required on  all membership applications. 

Public Swim Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Saturday

Session 1: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Session 2: 2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Session 3: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Admission Guidelines

Admission is free for public swim hours only.

Children ages 3 to 7 years of age must be accompanied by an adult/legal guardian 18 years of age or older at all times while on pool grounds. Children under the age of 3 years old are not allowed on the premises.

Aquatic Programs

Water Aerobics

This 8-week program is designed for participants 18 years of age and older. The water aerobics will consist of cardiovascular routines using water resistance to help tone legs, arms and abdominal muscles. All classes are conducted at the shallow end of the pool. 


Fees: $5.00 per session or $30.00 for 8 sessions

Register by June 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. for $5.00 off the 
advance purchase rate.

Dates: July 2, 2019 - July 30, 2019 | July 4th excluded

Time: 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Youth Swim Lessons

Fees: $25.00 per individual participant, $20.00 for two participants in the same home or $15.00 for three or more participants within the same home

Fees must be paid in full at the time of registration. No refunds will be provided unless the session is canceled.

Swimming assessments will be given at the beginning of each session to assess swimming levels. Once assessed, participants will be placed in their appropriate groups.

 Swim Lesson Schedule

Session 1 | Monday & Wednesday
June 3, 2019 - June 26, 2019
Session 1A: 9:00 a.m.
Session 1B: 10:00 a.m.
Session 1C: 11:00 a.m.

Session 2 | Tuesday & Thursday
June 4, 2019 - June 27, 2019
Session 2A: 9:00 a.m.
Session 2B: 10:00 a.m.
Session 2C: 11:00 a.m.

Session 3 | Monday & Wednesday
July 1, 2019 - July 24, 2019
Session 3A: 9:00 a.m.
Session 3B: 10:00 a.m.
Session 3C: 11:00 a.m.

Carver Pool and Spray Park Informational Flyer


Seamless Summer Option: Feeding Georgia's Kids Summer Meals

Free lunches for children 18 years of age and under are available from late May through the middle of July beginning Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

The program will be held Monday - Friday at the following locations:

  • Bill Miller Community Center | 312 Vick Street
  • Carver Community Center | 1023 S. McKinley
  • Henderson Community Center | 701 Willard Avenue
  • Lockett Station Community Center | 324 Lockett Station Road

Children 6 years of age and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during meals. This program is sponsored by the Dougherty County School System, Georgia School Nutrition Program, and the Georgia Department of Education. 


Summer Program at Centers & Gyms

Join us for our 2019 Summer Camp! This free program offers a wide range of fun, educational and fitness driven activities. Children ages 5 to 12 years of age are welcome to join.

Breakfast, lunch and a light snack will be served daily. 

Program Dates

First Day of Camp: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Last Day of Camp: Friday, July 26, 2019

Locations & Times

Our 2019 Summer Camp will be held at the following Albany Recreation & Parks facilities:

  • Bill Miller Community Center
  • Carver Community Center
  • Henderson Community Center
  • Lockett Station Community Center

Morning drop-off will begin at 7:30 a.m. at all participating facilities. All participants must be picked up from their summer camp location by 5:30 p.m.

2019 Summer Camp Flyer