About Us


The City of Sumter proudly announced the opening of the City of Sumter Aquatic Center located at 1115 S. Lafayette Blvd. adjacent to the South Hope Center on Saturday Morning August, 16th 2003.  The Sumter Community will enjoy fun in the sun with the fabulous spray fountain, twister slide and swimming for all ages!  Sign up for swimming lessons, lifeguard lessons and junior lifeguard classes!  All classes began August 26th and open swim started that following Tuesday through Saturday 11:00 am to 6 pm and 2 pm to 6 pm on Sunday’s. 

As the years have moved forward the attendance, lessons and events have grown by leaps and bounds. More than 25 employees, 23,000 swimmers and participants are served annually. The City of Sumter Aquatics Center is open from Memorial day weekend through the third weekend in October when the TriSumter Triathlon is held for all beginner triathlete's starting as young as twelve. 

If you enjoy the recreation, education, health and fitness and sport of swimming then you will love the time spent at the City of Sumter Aquatics Center! For more information call 803-774-3998 or log on to www.sumterswim.com.


Fees and Pricing

Infant (0-5 yrs)FreeFree
Pool Patrons (5 yrs & up)$3$2
Swimming Programs

Swim Lessons

Swim Team
(Annual Session)
Water Aerobics Class$3$2
Training Certification Programs
Jr. Lifeguard$60$48
Lifeguard Certification



Lifeguard Recertification $85$68 
Water Safety Instructor Certification



Water Safety Instructor Recertification



CPR/ AED for Professional Rescuers and First Aid Certifications

& Recertification



Safety Training for
Swim Coaches Certification 

& Recertification



Rentals & Fees

Daily Party Rental

(During Public Swim)


Pool Rental

(6 - 8pm Sat. & Sun.) 

Get an application here.

Locker Rental50¢50¢
Lifejacket RentalFreeFree