Q: When are you open?
A: We are scheduled to be open EVERY day (including holidays) through August 8, 2021.
Q: What are your hours?
A: Monday - Saturday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Q: What are admission prices?
A: Admission is $10 for age two and older. Senior Citizens (65 and older), Military personnel with vaild I.D., and Non-Swimmers will be admitted for $7. Children under age two will be admitted free.
Q: Are there group rates?
A: No, there are no special rates for groups.
Q: May I exit and re-enter?
A: Yes. When you enter the first time of the day, we mark your hand. You may then exit and re-enter as much as you like on the same day.
Q: What is your inclement weather policy?
A: If it is only raining, we remain open. If lightning is detected within eight miles of our facility, everyone must get out of the water until 30 minutes after the last lightning strike is detected. If the storms/lightning persist and we must close, we do not offer refunds. However, if your receipt shows that you have been here less than two hours, we will give you a one-day pass to come back to see us.
Q: Can I book the Fayette Aquatic Center for a private party?
A: Yes! Each day we're open, we have two party slots available; 5:30 - 7:30 or 7:45 - 9:45 p.m. Private parties Monday - Thursday are $400. Private parties on Friday - Sunday are $500. That gives you full use of the facility for two hours with a full staff of lifeguards. You may have up to 300 people at your party. You may bring in outside food and drink for a private party, as our concession stand is closed during parties. Full payment is required at the time of the reservation. No refunds. (See next question)
Q: What if there is inclement weather when my party is scheduled?
A: We do not offer refunds. If inclement weather prevents your scheduled party, or you cancel your party for any reason, we will re-book it for the first available time or you will receive a credit for a future booking.
Q: Can I bring in outside food and drink?
A: During regular operating hours, no outside food/drink is allowed. During private parties, you may bring in your own food and drink, as our concession stand is closed for private parties.
Q: Is there a smoking area at your facility?
A: No. By City ordinance, smoking (including vaping/e-cigarettes) is not allowed at the Fayette Aquatic Center or inside Guthrie Smith Park. If you choose to smoke, you must leave Guthrie Smith Park.
Q: Can I bring my own chair?
A: There are plenty of chairs and chaise lounges available, so there is no need to bring your own chair.
Q: Do you provide tubes for the lazy river?
A: Yes, there are plenty of tubes available to use in the lazy river and there is no charge to use them.
Q: Are there any height/weight restrictions?
A: You must be 48 inches or taller (or pass a swim test) and under 250 pounds in order to ride the big water slides or jump off the diving board.
Q: What does the swim test consist of for being able to ride the big slides or jump off the diving board?
A: Anyone not meeting the 48 inch height requirement may swim from the deep end of the pool to the rope at the middle of the pool under the supervision of a lifeguard. If they can do that successfully, they may then ride the big slides. Swim tests are given once per hour during the hourly restroom break.
Q: Are season/family passes available?
A: Yes! Season passes are $100 for an individual. Family passes are $100 for the first family member, $50 for each additional family member living at the same address.
Q: Will you be offering swimming lessons this season?
A: Yes! We are currently finalizing the details and will release the information soon.
Q: What methods of payment do you accept for admissions, concessions, season passes and party rentals?
A: We accept cash, checks and Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express credit/debit cards.
Q: What is your phone number?
A: You may reach us at 205-932-2196. Our office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. If we don't answer, please leave a message and we'll call you back as soon as possible.