Aqua Center of Syracuse

1180 Chestnut, PO Box F

Syracuse, NE 68446

Phone – 402-269-0370     






AquaCenter Hours & Details

Sunday-Friday –1:00- 5:00 pm & 6:00-8:00 pm
Saturday – 1:00-6:00 pm

Lap Swim/aerobics: $2.00 per visit. Mon.-Fri. 5-6 p.m. and Mon.-Fri. 12:15-1:00 p.m.  Kick-boards will be available upon request. NO lap swim is available on weekends. Aerobics are offered M/W/F from 12-1pm when we do NOT have public swim lessons or a swim meet. (see schedule on website for details) 

Public Swim Lessons: Swim lessons are available for the first 4 weeks the pool is open this season.  Classes subject to change due to availability.  $40 (4) 45min. sessions. Swim lesson times: 10:15-11am; 11:15-12pm; 5-5:45pm.  Refunds only applied to cancellations that cannot be made up by the city due to pool scheduling conflict. ((majority of rain dates will be on a Friday)) Scheduling MUST be done at the City Hall by emailing or calling 402-269-2173 M-Th (In the case of a swim meet, you may have lessons the Friday of your swim week. TBD)

Private Swim Lessons: June 17th-August with a trained swim instructor.  No refunds will be given.  Please contact (402)269-0370 during normal pool hours and schedule with a certified swim instructor.  If looking for recommendations, we are happy to help you out. $20/30min session with an approved guard.

POOL PARTIES can be booked on Saturday’s only from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Sunday’s from 10:30 am-12:30 pm.  $150 flat rate to be paid in advance.  Contact City Hall for more information & to book!! – 402-269-2173  (NO pool parties to be booked by guards at the Aqua Center)  All parties to be booked at Syracuse City Hall M-Th or by email:

Pool will close for the season the last day of summer break due to staff being students

Pool Passes

Pool passes will be available for purchase at the AquaCenter during regular pool hours.

Gift cards available for purchase during the holidays.

Family Pass – $120.00/season

Individual Pass – $70.00/season

10 Punch Pass – $30.00 (does not carry over)

Daily Pass – $3.00/day

Lap Swim/Aerobics – $2.00/day

10 Punch Lap Swim/Aerobics – $20.00 (non-refundable)

Public Lessons – $40.00/session

Private Lessons – $20.00/(1)30 minute session

Swim Team

Swim Team Schedule 2022:

Monday, June 6th Swim Meet vs. Plattsmouth/Marysville @ Syracuse

Monday, June 13th Swim Meet vs. Malvern/Marysville @Shenandoah, IA

Wednesday, June 15th Swim Meet vs. Glenwood/Auburn @ Syracuse

Wednesday, June 22nd Swim Meet vs. E.A./ Lewis Central @ Clarinda, IA

Saturday, June 25th Nebraska City Invitational @ Neb. City

Monday, June 27th Swim Meet vs. Sidney/Malvern @ Shenandoah, IA

Wednesday, June 30th TEAM PICNIC time: TBD

Aqua Lessons

Aqua Lessons:

Public GROUP lessons $40/session

1 class consists of 4 (45min.) sessions.

Class size is limited to ensure quality instruction for your child!! In scheduling lessons, remember our pool is heated. We may add or change classes upon demand!!

Payment will need to be made 10 days prior to first class to guarantee your spot.


Please Contact City Hall at 402-269-2173 or email to schedule.  Deadline for registration to be announced.

PRIVATE LESSONS: $20/half hour.  Staff must have gone through a minimum of one full week instruction by a certified instructor prior to be approved to give swim lessons privately at the Syracuse pool.

Aqua Lessons – Classes & Descriptions

Aqua Babies: 0-2 years old

Mommy & Me Class where you swim with your child. ($30 extra to get a lifeguard to be with your child the entire time.) Bubbles are used with participants. Learn to control bubble through games and laps. If the child is young, they may need to go through this class more than once. Zero depth and shallow water.

Aqua Kids: 3-5 year olds

Bubbles are used with participants. Control bubble and start letting air out. If the child is young, they may need to go through this class more than once. Child will learn to swim width of pool with minimal bubble before moving to level 1.  Zero depth and shallow water.  Parents may be asked to leave if the child is not focused on lessons with parents in sight.

Level 1/2 Exploring the Water & Water Skills: Ages Vary

Bubble may be used. Begin floating and kicking with and without support. Primary water skills. Submerged and holding breath. Shallow water. 

Level 3 Stroke Readiness: Ages Vary

Arm and leg actions with strokes. Treading water. Class is in 5 feet of water.

Level 4/5 Stroke Development & Refinement: Ages Vary

Demonstrate all strokes for width & length of pool. Diving off sides. Deep end & length of pool. 

Advanced Lessons: Ages Vary

Demonstrate all strokes for length of pool. Skills proficiency. Prolonged swimming & exercise with all strokes. Various dives. Diving from boards. Swim teem level swimming. Deep end.

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