Holding Park Aquatic Center set to open Saturday

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 10:01am

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will open Holding Park Aquatic Center (HPAC) for the 2019 season this Saturday, May 25, at 10 a.m.

Located at 133 W. Owen Ave., the HPAC features a six-lane, 25-yard lap pool, two water slides with plunge pool and children’s pool with water play. The facility is open during the summer months and offers swimming to the public, as well as swim lessons and parent/toddler swim times.

The HPAC will be open from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 1-7 p.m. on Sundays through June 16. From June 17-Aug. 23, the facility will be open noon-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-7 p.m. on Saturdays, and 1-7 p.m. on Sundays. To view the complete schedule, visit wakeforestnc.gov and search “Holding Park Aquatic Center.”

Daily admission fees for Wake Forest residents are $1 for children ages 2 and under; $4 for children ages 3-13; and $5 for patrons ages 13-59; and $4 for ages 60 and over.

Daily admission fees for non-Wake Forest residents are $2 for children ages 2 and under; $6 for children ages 3-13; and $7 for patrons ages 13-59; and $6 for ages 60 and over.

Wake Forest PRCR is also offering a punch card pass good for 20 visits. The punch card costs $60 for Wake Forest residents and $100 for non-Wake Forest residents and can be used by multiple pool patrons.

Parent/Toddler passes are also available and may be purchased at town hall for $40 for Wake Forest residents and $80 for non-Wake Forest residents. Parent/Toddler passes are for one parent and up to two children ages 4 and under. Parent/Toddler swim begins Monday, June 17. Swim times are Monday through Saturday from 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Swim lesson registration will begin Saturday, June 1, and be offered entirely online. The cost is $40 for Wake Forest residents who reside within the town limits and $80 for non-Wake Forest residents. Payments can be made with debit card, MasterCard and Visa.

Classes will be offered for preschoolers (ages 3-5) and beginners (ages 6 and above). To view the swim lesson schedule, visit wakeforestnc.gov and search “Swim Lessons.”

For more information about Holding Park Aquatic Center, visit wakeforestnc.gov and search “Holding Park Aquatic Center” or contact the PRCR Department at 919-435-9560.