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A child jumps over a portion of the inflatable obstacle course at the Hancock Pool May 25. The obstacle course features barriers, hurdles and a slide that ends with a splash in the pool.

Photo by Lance Cpl. Cayce Nevers

Summer Splash: Pools open for fun in the sun summer swimming

30 May 2013 | Lance Cpl. Cayce Nevers

Splashes and shouts of joy filled the Hancock and Cedar Creek pools May 25 after the two outdoor pools opened for public swimming.

Both will be open until Labor Day, Sept. 2.


Hancock Pool hours will be as follows:

Recreational swimming

• Monday through Friday 1–7 p.m.

• Weekends and holidays noon–7 p.m.

Adult lap swimming

• Monday through Friday 5–7 a.m. and 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

Marine Corps Water Survival Training

• Monday through Friday 7–11 a.m.


Cedar Creek Pool hours will be as follows:

Recreational swimming

• Weekends noon–7 p.m.

• Closed Monday through Friday until June 7

• Beginning June 7, Monday through Friday noon–5 p.m.

Swimming lessons

• Lessons begin June 10 Monday through Thursday 9–11 a.m. and 5–8 p.m.

Pool rentals for both pools will begin Friday. Pools can be rented on Friday through Sunday from 7:30–9:30 p.m.



• Active duty military members and their dependents swim for free

• Non-military guests under the age of 2 are free

• Non-military guests ages 3–11 are $2

• Non-military guests 12 and older are $4

• Children of Department of Defense civilians ages 3–11 are $1.50

• DOD civilians and their dependents ages 12 and older are $3

DOD passes for purchase

• The monthly individual pass is $20

• The monthly family pass is $30

• The individual summer pass is $50

• The family summer pass is $70

For more information on the Hancock Pool, call 466-2168. For more information on the Cedar Creek Pool, call 466-2277.

Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point