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Aquatic Center
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Brook Tomka
Aquatics Manager

1783 10th Ave.
P.O. Box 1677
Columbus, NE  68602-1677

Ph: (402) 563-3222
Fx: (402) 562-4265

Swim Hours
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Office Hours
Summer Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fall & Spring Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Winter Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm &
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Weekend Hours
(All Year)

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Aquatic Center is one of the finest indoor pools in Nebraska. The pool is open year round (Swimming and Activity Hours). A variety of activities are offered to meet the needs of the community, including: swimming lessons, lifeguard training, adult lap swim, water exercise classes, and other activities.


The Aquatic Center provides an eight lane pool, 100 feet by 64 feet, with depth ranging from 2 1/2 feet to 12 feet. The pool is equipped with a special needs ramp and lift, two one-meter diving boards, and a double flume slide.

Swim Team

The Aquatic Center is home to the Columbus Discoverers swim team. Their season runs November through February.

Job Openings
Lifeguards: $10.00/hour upon successful completion of Columbus Aquatic Center Lifeguard class training. The City will provide Red Cross lifeguard training without a fee. Morning, afternoon, evening, & weekend shifts available. Must be at least 15 years of age. Must know how to swim. Opportunity for advancement.

Swim Lesson Instructors: $12.00/hour. Red Cross training as an instructor is provided. Must be at least 16 years of age. Opportunity for advancement.

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