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Schedule offers several options for summer swim

Memorial Day weekend, which is less than three weeks away, is traditionally the start of summer.  And what better way to mark summer’s beginning than with the opening of the sixth season for the Galimore Community Pool on Friday, May 24 at 12:00 pm.

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. Located in Lincolnville and operated by the St. Augustine Family YMCA, the pool is part of the Willie Galimore Community Center at 399 Riberia St.

The 2019 season schedule, from May 24 through September 29, 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, visit, or with 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.

Complete information and a printable schedule is available online here.