Back-to-School season brings special hours and pricing at the Kingsport Aquatic Center


KINGSPORT – While area students get ready to head back to class the summer swimming season at the Kingsport Aquatic Center is still in full swing. Beginning August 11, the Outdoor Water Park hours will be adjusted as our lifeguards and staff head back to school.

August 11-31
M/Tu/W/Fr: 1 p.m.-8 p.m.
Th: 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
Weekend hours will remain the same: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Patrons wishing to swim in the afternoon can get an extra hour at half-price. Our half-price admission will begin at 3 p.m. instead of 4 p.m. This special pricing will run M-F through August 29.

On Labor Day the indoor and outdoor facilities will be open from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

The Outdoor Water Park will be open weekends in September, weather permitting, and close for the season September 29.

Our year-round activities, including swim lessons, water aerobics and the popular Aqua Run, will continue in our indoor facility. Indoor hours will not be impacted during back-to-school season.

About the Kingsport Aquatic Center

The Kingsport Aquatic Center is the region’s newest and most comprehensive indoor-outdoor public aquatic and recreation facility. Located in Kingsport’s Meadowview district at the base of iconic Bays Mountain, the center provides area residents and visitors with the best in health, fitness and recreation features in a safety-focused environment. The Kingsport Aquatic Center features the area’s only indoor Olympic-sized pool, the HMG Competition pool, plus year-round swim courses and American Red Cross-certified water safety and lifeguard training. A seasonal outdoor water park offers recreational activities from mid-May to early September. Seasonal, annual and daily rates are available. For more information, visit