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Galimore PoolDaily and Season Passes Available

Most would agree that Memorial Day weekend is traditionally the start of summer, and what better way to mark summer’s beginning than by the opening of a new season for the Galimore Community Pool on the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend, May 26.

Marking the fifth season of the Galimore Community Pool since its complete renovation and upgrade by the city in 2013, the pool has proven to be one of the community's most popular summer gathering spots for families and friends. Operated by the St. Augustine Family YMCA, the pool is part of the Willie Galimore Community Center at 399 Riberia St.

The 2017 season schedule, from May 26 through October 1, includes hours for family and lap swimming ever day of the week with consideration given to certain YMCA programming, including swimming lessons and swim camp. For a complete schedule, see below; and, for answers to specific questions regarding schedules of swim lessons and swim camp, call the YMCA at 904.471-9622.

Please note that groups of six or more children will need to secure a time slot from the YMCA by sending an email to  

The fees for the pool’s use are the same as those for the Solomon Calhoun Center, a St. Johns County facility whose program is also managed by the YMCA. The daily rate is $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for children under 13 and seniors over 59. Summer passes are also available at $39.00 for adults and $24.00 for children and seniors. Credit cards, debit cards, and bills larger than $20 will not be accepted, but checks payable to The City of St. Augustine will be accepted.  Passes can be purchased at the pool starting Memorial Day weekend.

Download the 2017 Summer Swim Schedule and 2017 Summer Rates sheet.

Galimore Community Pool Schedule

May 27 – August 4   
 Family swim   Monday - Thursday: 9:00am-6:00pm
    Friday: 9:00am-2:00pm
    Saturday: 12:00pm-6:00pm
    Sunday: 1:00pm-4:30pm
 Lap swim   Monday and Wednesday: 6:00am-6:00pm
    Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00am-6:00pm
    Friday: 6:00am-2:00pm
    Saturday: 12:00pm-6:00pm
    Sunday: 1:00pm-4:30pm
August 5 – October 1  
Family swim  Monday - Friday: 6:00am-10:00am
   Saturday: 12:00pm-6:00pm
   Sunday: 1:00pm-4:30pm
Lap swim Monday - Friday: 6:00am-10:00am
  Saturday: 12:00pm-6:00pm
  Sunday: 1:00pm-4:30pm

For more information about summer swimming at the Galimore Community Center, call the city’s General Services Department at 904.825-1010.