• Aqua Fun Run
  • Beach Entry/Lap pool
  • Bleachers
  • Competition Pool
  • Diving Boards
  • Locker Rooms
  • Maintenance Building
  • Office Building
  • Shade Structures
  • Snack Bar
  • Spray Play Area

Facility Information

Adjacent to the Pat O’Brien Community Center, the New Aquatic Center in the Vineyard community offers fun and educational aquatic activities to the entire Southgate Recreation & Park District service area and beyond. The largest of the District’s two aquatic facilities, the center features a 4,400 square foot beach-entry activity pool with an adjoining lap swim area; a 10-lane, 6,500 square foot competition pool with one and three-meter diving boards; and a spray play area; along with an equipment room, locker rooms, office space and snack bar.

Opened in 2019, the Aquatic Center serves all ages, skills, and areas of interest. During the swim season, this facility offers a multitude of classes, lessons, and public swim hours, along with fun family special events. You can also take part in unique fitness activities like BOGA Board float fitness, aqua spin and water aerobics. The Aquatic Center is also available for private rentals, making it a perfect place for a large birthday party.

Christine Thompson Aquatic Center

Address: 8025 Waterman Road
Year Built: 2019
Size: 4,400 square foot activity pool; 6,500 square foot 10-lane competition pool