Parks & Recreation


-No programming currently available due to COVID-19-

Facilities and programs throughout the City of El Paso’s Quality of Life Departments have been impacted by COVID-19 and are currently in Phase 1 of reopening. Please be aware, during this phase, not all facilities and programming are available.

Aquatic Facilities are currently open at limited capacity and operating hours for lap swimming only. Recreational swimming or other programming are not currently available.


Aquatics Fitness

Are you looking for an exciting way to get into shape, while using the qualities of water? The buoyancy that the water provides enables one to do aerobic exercises with minimum impact to the joints. Resistance of the water helps tone muscles and quickly build endurance. Movement of the joints is greatly improved in the water, making Adult Conditioning, Hydro Spinning, Water Aerobics, and Aqua Mats outstanding fitness programs to sign up for!

See Schedule and/or Register

Learn To Swim

Are you planning to better yourself in your swimming skills or trying to find an after-school program for your child? The City of El Paso is proud to offer Learn-To-Swim programs that teach varying abilities of how to swim and also basic skills of the sport water polo through splash ball. Using a logical progression, the Learn-to-Swim programs such as Parent & Baby, Preschool, Level 1-6, Adult Basics, and Splashball cover the knowledge and skills needed for aquatic skill development, which, in turn, leads to safer and better swimmers.


Lifegurad & CPR / First Aid & AED Courses

As the City of El Paso continues to grow, participation in aquatic activities is also growing. With this growth comes the need for even more lifeguards and first responders in the El Paso region. The City of El Paso is proud to offer American Red Cross lifeguard, lifeguard review, and CPR/First Aid courses. The purpose of these courses is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to land or aquatic emergencies. 

For more information on please click on the links below or call (915) 212-0397.

See Registration Information