Safety Is Our Number One Priority

It's important to the Centre that we ensure the safety of anyone that uses the deep-end of our pool.  When someone goes into the deep-end they need to be comfortable enough to go under the water, orientate themselves, and able to swim a longer distance to reach the wall.

Deep-End Test for Pink Wristbands

All guests and members under the age of 16 years will need to wear a pink wristband to use the deep end of the pool.  This includes lap lanes, climbing wall, AquaObstacle Course, and slide (if under 48" and riding solo). 

The deep-end swim test will require successful completion of the following skills:

  • jump into 12 feet of water without goggles
  • recover without wiping eyes
  • tread water for 15 seconds
  • swim 25 yards with face in the water and arms out of the water (aka no doggy paddle)
  • must put face in at least 3 times throughout 25 yards

What This Means for Swimmers

Deep-end tests can be performed by all our lifeguards at any time.  While this means a little bit of extra time, we value all swimmers' safety and believe this is an important step to take.  Thank you for your understanding.

For more information please contact Dan Chapman, Aquatics & Sports Manager, at or 715-243-0850.

Facility Hours:

  May - September October - April
Monday - Friday 4:45 AM - 8:00 PM 4:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday      6:00 AM - 6:00 PM      6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Program areas close 15 minutes prior to the Centre closing.


Contact Us:

425 E 5th St
New Richmond WI 54017


Thank You to Our Platinum Sponsors

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