The Aquatics programs provide a full spectrum of recreational and instructional activities in a safe, healthy, fun environment which aids in the development of life skills and builds resiliency in our service members. Drowning prevention is a key theme for Aquatics with a focus on prevention awareness.

Swim Camps

Our two week swim camp focuses on physical fitness and providers campers with the knowledge and tools to become a healthier, stronger young athlete. Campers must be able to complete the MCCS SC swim test.


Pool Basics with EFMP: Taking the Plunge!

Taking the Plunge with EFMP

During this one hour sensory experience, children will explore the wonderful world of aquatics while increasing body awareness, perception, coordination, oral motor skills, safety awareness, social skills and most importantly, experience visiting a pool. The ultimate goal of Pool Basics is to get you and your child comfortable enough to enroll in swim lessons.

Private Swim Lessons

Group Lessons

Group swim lessons are provided throughout the year. Courses vary to accommodate skill level.

  • Level 1 Lionfish: A two week course introducing basic aquatic skills.The instructor introduces students to blowing bubbles (while submerging face), front and back glides, assisted floats, arm and leg action, and water safety in and around the pool.
  • Level 2 Clownfish: A two week course introducing basic aquatic skills. Students refine fundamental aquatic skills such as longer front and back glides, independent floats, and alternating arm and leg action with an emphasis on comfort and water safety in and around the pool.
  • Level 3 Swordfish: A two week course introducing intermediate aquatic skills and stroke development. Instructors introduce students to survival floating, treading water, headfirst entries, freestyle stroke, and elementary backstroke at a rudimentary level.  Students who complete the Level 3 Swordfish should possess basic water competency in a pool setting.

Private Lessons


AMP-It is an aquatic version of the HITT program providing strenuous workout perfect for individuals with wanting a non-weight bearing workout or variety in their fitness routine. Classes for groups of 20 or more can be scheduled by calling 843-812-4588.

Aquatic PT

Aquatic treadmills and bikes are available for PT at Parris Island Pool during all operating hours.

Groups of 20 or more can schedule PT times by calling:843-812-4588.

Active duty of all skill levels can receive free swim lessons. To schedule your lesson, call 843-228-7943.

American Red Cross Guard Start: Lifeguarding Tomorrow™

Guard Start is designed for youth ages 11 to 14 and prepares them for the American Red Cross lifeguard course when they turn 15.  GuardStart also includes following American Red Cross certifications:
  • CPR for the lay responder
  • Prevention of Blood Borne Pathogens
  • AED
  • First Aid
  • GuardStart

American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim

Learn-to-Swim teaches people how to seim and be safe around water. 

Coures included are:

  • Level 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
  • Level 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
  • Level 3 - Stroke Development
  • Level 4 - Stroke Improvement
  • Level 5 - Stroke Refinement
  • Parent and Tot: Parents and children ages 6 months to 5 years can learn together while your little one becomes more comfortable in the water.  

Contact Information

Pool - Laurel Bay

Bldg 1539
201 E. Althea St
Laurel Bay, SC 29906

Phone: 8432287524

Follow Pool - Laurel Bay:

Hours of Operation
Monday  CLOSED
Tuesday  1100-1800
Wednesday  1100-1800
Thursday   1100-1800
Friday  1100-1800
Saturday  1100-1800
Sunday  1200-1800

Contact Information

Pool - Naval Hospital Beaufort

Naval Hospital Beaufort
1 Pinckney Blvd
Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 8432285609

Follow Pool - Naval Hospital Beaufort:

Hours of Operation
Monday  1100-1800
Tuesday  1100-1800
Wednesday  CLOSED
Thursday  1100-1800
Friday  1100-1800
Saturday  1100-1800
Sunday  1200-1800

Contact Information

Pool - MCRD Parris Island

Bldg 165
704 Cape Gauffre St
MCRD Parris Island, SC 29905

Phone: 8432281506

Follow Pool - MCRD Parris Island:

Hours of Operation
Monday  CLOSED
Tuesday  1100-1800
Wednesday  1100-1800
Thursday  1100-1800
Friday  1100-1800
Saturday  1100-1800
Sunday  1200-1800
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