Pool Events

Events at the Portland Aquatic Center 

2002 Billy G Webb Dr. Portland, Texas 78374

Memorial Day 

Veteran’s and active military swim for free!  Thank you for your service. 

When:      Monday, May 29, 2023

Time:        12:00 – 4:00 PM 

Cost:        Free with military ID 


Dive-In Movies   

Bring the whole family for a night at the pool.  Enjoy free popcorn and sno cones while swimming and watching a family friendly movie on the big screen.  The Snack Shack will also be open during this event.  


Thursday, June 8, 2023

Thursday, July 13, 2023 

Time:        9:00 PM 

Cost:         $5.00/person  

Age:         All welcome to attend, fun for the whole family! 

Little Tykes Swim 

A special time for tots and their parents in our recreation pool.  This special event is for children 6 years of age and younger accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Children must stay within arm’s reach of a parent.  Other programming may be scheduled in the competition pool during this time. 

When:      June 7 & 21, 2023
                 July 5 & 19, 2023 

Time:        10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Cost:        Regular admission prices 


Father’s Day Swim  

Fathers are important too!  Fathers swim free with a paid child during general swim hours.  Happy Father’s Day! 


When:        Sunday, June 18, 2023

Time:        12:00 - 6:00 PM 

Cost:        Free for Dad with a paid child 


Christmas in July 

Join Good Ol’ Saint Nick and other guests in their summer gear as they enjoy their annual vacation to the Portland Aquatic Center.  There will be Christmas themed fun, games, crafts and snacks.  Parents, make sure you bring a camera for pictures with Santa and other special guest appearances. 

When:        Saturday, July 22, 2023

Time:        2:00 - 4:00 PM 

Cost:        Regular admission prices 


Shark Week 

Discovery isn’t the only one who thinks sharks are cool!  The Portland Aquatic Center will celebrate Jawesome sharks each day during Shark Week. Come join us but beware….


When:        July 11 – 15, 2023

Time:        2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

Cost:        Regular admission fees apply

Junior Lifeguard Camp  

Our unique program has been a hit!  This camp is designed to be a community based water safety program for youth ages 11-15.  Students will receive instruction in water safety, facility operations, basic work skills, lifeguard skills, first aid and CPR as well as proper nutrition.  Students will receive a certificate from the Jeff Ellis International Lifeguard Training Program, t-shirt, whistle, lanyard and many hours of fun and excitement.  Volunteer program available upon completion of this course.  Returning students will assist instructors and mentor others during the camp.  Participants must provide their own lunch, snacks will be provided.   


Monday, June 19 - Friday, June 23, 2023

Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 14, 2023

Time:        8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

Cost:        $130.00