Indoor Pool

Open Year-Round 

The indoor pool is available for lap lane and play feature usage.
For facility policies and procedures, view The CORE Pass Holder Handbook (PDF).

View the Indoor Pool Schedule (PDF)
View the Spring Break Pool Schedule (PDF)

Current indoor pool hours are as follows:

  • Monday - Friday: 5 am to 8 pm
  • Saturday: 8 am to 6 pm
  • Sunday: 1 pm to 6 pm

Outdoor Pool

The outdoor pool will open for the 2024 season Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 25!

Guard Ready

Interested in being up on the lifeguard stand this summer but need to brush up on your swimming skills? Guard Ready is the class for you! Participants in this program will work on the skills needed to complete the pre-requisites for lifeguard training. This class is not required to apply for a summer job. Guard Ready is free and classes are available January through April. Learn more and register today! This program is not a lifeguard training course.

Summer Hiring

We are hiring for the 2024 summer season! Check out the job description and apply online today.

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Pool Status Hotline: 972-695-3539

Inclement Weather: Staff monitors weather conditions with real-time lightning information. If lightning occurs within a 5-mile radius of The CORE, the indoor pool will close. The pools will reopen 30 minutes after the most recent lightning strike within that radius. Please check our pool hotline to hear a recording of the most updated closure information. 

Group Swim Lessons

The CORE offers swim lessons for all levels! Group swim lessons are offered for children and adults to help you reach your swimming goals. Children’s group swim lessons are held in the indoor pool, run two days a week for four weeks, and are offered on Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday in the evenings. Preschool and Beginner classes are free to Coppell residents. Adult group swim lessons are held one day a week on Wednesday evenings. Sessions are offered January through May.

Private Swim Lessons

Are you looking to work one-on-one with a swim instructor? Private swim lessons are available for ages 3 and up! Private lessons are held 1 day a week for four weeks on Saturdays and Sundays. Sessions are offered January through April.

Register for swim lessons here.

Water Safety LogoWater Safety Month!

May is National Water Safety Month! Check out these tips to help you and your family safely splash into fun!

Water Safety Tips:

1) Number 1 rule, walk by the pool.
2) Adult supervision is a must.
3) When in the water, wear US Coast Guard approved lifejacket.
4) Take time for break time - eat snacks, go to the bathroom and reapply sunscreen.
5) Listen to what the lifeguard tells you. Trained lifeguards are here to help!
6) When thunder roars. go indoors.
7) Be sun smart - wear at least SPF 30 sunscreen.
8) If something falls in, call an adult to get in.

Not sure how to choose the correct lifejacket? Download this Lifejacket Checklist to keep on hand whenever you're swimming!

Virtual Swim Lessons

For those that would prefer to practice from home, our staff has provided lessons to keep children safe in and near the water! Virtual Swim lessons are designed to teach basic swimming skills using a bathtub and other items found at home. Click on the links below to view PDFs and videos. 

Remember, children should always be supervised when near the water. 

Preschool Lessons 
Beginner Lessons