Special Events - Swim & Aquatic Programs


Ice Cream Family Splash

Fee: Adults $5 / Children $4

The Southgate Aquatic Staff invites your family to attend this very special aquatic family event. All-You-Can-Eat ice cream sundaes and swimming makes a perfect summer evening! Ice cream, toppings, whipped cream and cherries will be provided. This family event is strictly limited to children accompanied by their parent(s) or guardian(s). All regular pool rules apply.

 Session  Days  Time  Location
7/7/17  F  5:30-8:00p  Rutter Swim Center
 7/28/17  F  5:30-8:00p  Fruitridge Aquatic Center


Friday Night Lights

Rutter Swim Center will stay open late for Public Swim one Friday each month. Bring your family & friends to cool off on these hot summer evenings!:
• Friday, June 16, 2017 1:30 – 8:00p
• Friday, July 14, 2017 1:30 – 8:00p
• Friday, August 11, 2017 1:30 – 8:00p


Float-In Movie Nights

Fee: Adults $4 / Children $3

Stay cool on a hot summer night and enjoy some of your favorite flicks at our popular Float-in Movie Nights. Some of the classics will be projected on the big screen while you join your family and friends for a night at the pool.

Session Days Time Movie Location
 6/9/17  F  7:30-10:00p Secret Life of Pets Rutter Swim Center
 6/30/17  F  7:30-10:00p Finding Dory Fruitridge Aquatic Center
 8/4/17  F  7:30-10:00p Toy Story Rutter Swim Center
 8/18/17  F  7:30-10:00p Aladdin Fruitridge Aquatic Center


Southgate Safety Day

The Southgate Aquatic Staff invites you to attend our annual Southgate Safety Day at Fruitridge Aquatic Center (4000 Fruitridge Road). Come learn how to stay safe in and around the water with presentations and appearances from various community safety groups. Not only will you learn all about water safety, but you will also enjoy games and activities while cooling off from the hot summer heat. Events take place during regular pool hours, public swim fees apply.

 Date  Days  Time  Location
 6/24/17  Sa  1:00 – 4:30p  Fruitridge Aquatic Center

Splashing Pumpkins
Splashing Pumpkins

Southgate aquatic staff invites your family to attend our first Halloween-themed Splashing Pumpkin event. Join us Saturday, October 14, 2017 from noon to 2pm at the Fruitridge Aquatic Center for a chance to swim to your choice of pumpkin. This family event is strictly limited to children accompanied by their parent(s) and guardian(s). Children under the age 6 must be accompanied by an adult at all times, including in the water. All regular pool rules apply. 

 Date  Days  Time  Location
 10/14/17  Sa  12:00 – 2:00p  Fruitridge Aquatic Center

Pool Rentals

Looking for a great place to hold your summer party that is refreshing and cool? Rent one of our Pools! Rutter Swim Center and Fruitridge Aquatic Center are available for pool parties on Saturday and Sunday mornings and evenings. The minimum rental is two hours and all prices include lifeguards. All rentals must be made at least two weeks in advance and must be made in person at the Fruitridge Aquatic Center. Please call 422-7330 to check for availability and more information.

Fruitridge & Rutter
Pool Rentals

2 Hr. Rental

3 Hr. Rental

4 Hr. Rental
*Aqua Fun Run
1-50 guests $210 $260 $310 $50
51-85 guests $244 $311 $378 $50
86-120 guests $278 $362 $446 $50

*Flat rate when booked with rental package.  Subject to availability.