The Orange Beach Aquatics Center is located in South Baldwin County, within a mile of the Gulf of Mexico. We currently serve nearly four thousand members annually. The Orange Beach Aquatics Center opened in May 2002 and is dedicated to serving their needs with a facility that includes a 25-yard outdoor heated pool, an 11 ½ foot diving well with a 1 meter board, tube slide, and a 25 x 25 foot wading/children’s pool with spray features and a slide. Our programs are designed for all ages and ability levels. The programs and services of the Orange Beach Aquatics Center are built upon and focused on enabling individuals and families to build healthy lifestyles. Some examples include swimming lessons, water aerobics, and many other activities. 

ATTENTION: The Orange Beach Aquatics Center will be TENTATIVELY closed from Monday, Sept. 26 to Friday, Oct. 7 due to repairs and maintenance. Members may use the Gulf Shores Recreation Center pool only at no cost during this time. Members must present a valid Orange Beach membership card at the Gulf Shores Recreation Center front desk for access.

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  • Water Aerobics - Tuesday and Thursday: 10:30-11:30 a.m. (Lanes 5 & 6, and deep end are closed. Lanes 3 & 4 area availalbe for lap swimming and Lanes 1 & 2 are available for free swim.)
  • Orange Beach Middle/High Swim Team Schedule - Practices are held every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. The team will use Lanes 3-6. Lanes 1 & 2 will be available for free swim and the deep end will be open. 

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Memberships grant access to the Recreation Center, Aquatics Center, Tennis Center, and Basketball Gym (limited availability).  Annual Memberships also include access to pickleball.   Classes are not part of any membership and must be purchased separately.  Memberships must be purchased at the Fitness Center desk.  Additional fee options, listed below, can be purchased at the Aquatics Center.


Resident Single: $75.00

Resident Family: $175.00

Ono Island Resident Single: $150.00

Ono Island Resident Family: $250.00

Non-Resident Single: $300.00

Non-Resident Family: $500.00


Single: $60.00

Family: $90.00


Member Guest Fee: $5.00 (Must be accompanied by a current member.)

Non-Member Day Pass: $10.00 (also includes access to the Recreation Center and Tennis Center)

Aquatics Punch Card: $75.00

Lockers: $0.25

Water Aerobics: $3.00

Facility Rules

  1. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  2. All persons must take a cleansing shower before entering pool. Please rinse hair if you plan on swimming underwater. (Note: Showers are required by the Alabama State Department of Health.)
  3. Clean swimsuits must be worn. No cutoffs allowed (Loose strings can clog filters).
  4. A person who has an infectious or communicable disease shall not be allowed in the pool.
  5. Bathers with diarrhea, skin diseases, open lesions, etc., shall be excluded from the pool.
  6. Person with a bandage or open cut, blister, or inflamed eyes may not use pool.
  7. We do not allow water wings or of inflatable devices for non-swimmers. The reason is simple: If they inflate, they can also deflate.
  8. Children in diapers must wear swim diapers or snugly fitted rubber pants (Disposable diapers will explode and clog the pool filter).
  9. Running or rough play is not permitted in the pool area.
  10. Do not get on other swimmers backs or shoulders.
  11. Throwing swimmers is not permitted.
  12. Non-swimmers must stay in the shallow end.
  13. Chewing gum, food, beverages, or glass containers are not permitted in the pool area (Water in plastics bottles is permitted).
  14. Kick boards, rafts, or inflatable devices are not allowed during open swim times.
  15. Lifejackets brought from home must be checked by the lifeguard for proper fit and have a US Coast Guard approved stamp for use in the pool.
  16. Direct in water adult supervision is required for all non-swimmers and swimmers wearing lifejackets. Adult must always stay within an arm’s length distance from the non-swimmer. Non-swimmers are not allowed in the deep end.
  17. Direct parent or guardian supervision is always required in the kiddie pool area.
  18. Guests using the diving board must jump to the front of the board.
  19. Everyone must slide on their backs, feet first.
  20. Only one person on the slide at a time.
  21. Make sure the area below the slide and diving board is clear before sliding or jumping.
  22. Wait for previous person to reach the side of the pool before sliding or jumping.
  23. Non-swimmers or children wearing lifejackets are not allowed to use diving board or slide.  
  24. Improper use of equipment can cause serious of fatal injuries. Caution must be always used.

The Lifeguard has the authority to make a rule interpretation and he or she must be obeyed.

The City of Orange Beach appreciates your cooperation.



Hours of Operation

Summer Hours -  
Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 1 p.m.; 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Fall/Spring Hours - 
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sunday - 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

Winter Hours -
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sunday - CLOSED 


NEW YEAR'S: Friday, December 31, 2021 and Saturday, January 1, 2022 (Facilities also closing at noon on Thursday, December 30th.)

MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY: Monday, January 17, 2022

MARDI GRAS DAY: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

GOOD FRIDAY: Friday, April 15, 2022 

EASTER: Sunday, April 17, 2022

MEMORIAL DAY: Monday, May 30, 2022

INDEPENDENCE DAY: Monday, July 4, 2022

LABOR DAY: Monday, September 5, 2022 

VETERANS DAY: Friday, November 11, 2022

THANKSGIVING DAY: Thursday, November 24, 2022

DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING: Friday, November 25, 2022

CHRISTMAS EVE: Saturday, December 24, 2022 - HOLIDAY OBSERVED: Friday, December 23, 2022

CHRISTMAS DAY: Sunday, December 25, 2022 - HOLIDAY OBSERVED: Monday, December 26, 2022

Our Location

Orange Beach Aquatics Center
4853 Wilson Blvd., Orange Beach, AL 36561
TEL: 251-974-7946