Family Aquatic Center

1055 N. Orange Street
P: 608-647-8108 ex. 5




WPRA Virtual Award Ceremony
Thursday, February 11th – Starting at 6:30pm

Join us on Thursday, February 11 at 6:30pm to honor the outstanding recipients of the 2020 WPRA Awards!

On behalf of the WPRA, a sincere congratulations to all the recipients and nominees of the 2020 awards! Thank you for making your communities a safe and great place to live, work and play!

To join the virtual training, simply click:
Password: 384914


Great news! The New Woodman Aquatic Center was nominated and was honored to receive the 2020 Outstanding Facility Design and Renovation Award from the Wisconsin Parks & Recreation Association. We are so proud to have this amazing facility in our community! Thank you to everyone who made this possible!



Completion pictures!

Images Photographed By: Jake Rost Photography, Madison WI












The Woodman Aquatic Center is CLOSED FOR THE SEASON!

Purchase your Pool Passes Online! 2021 Aquatic Center- Special “HOLIDAY DISCOUNT” 10% OFF UNTIL DECEMBER 31 2020

Click here to purchase punch cards & pool passes FOR 2021 Online Pool Passes & Punch Cards

Once on our site, go to “Register for Activities” where you can choose a punch card or pool pass. Until the pool opens, Passes/punch cards will be mailed to you.

Once the pool opens, you can pick them up at the Pool front desk.  You may then also purchase passes at the front desk, but online is recommended.

Call (608)647-8108 ext.1 for any questions!











Woodman Aquatic Center 

We continue to monitor the recommendations from the CDC and follow the guidelines set by the State of Wisconsin and Richland County.  The information continues to be fluid with frequent changes, but we are committed to this evolving process.  

We want you to have confidence in your time with us to focus on the family memories instead of the worry.  We feel it’s important to give you as much information as possible about the things we are doing to ensure your safety.


2020 Pool Hours: limited for social distancing and cleaning

Monday – Friday:

Staff  Daily Cleaning prior to each day.

Adult Swim/ Lazy River Walking 11am-12pm

Open Swim 12:30-3pm (Session 1)

Staff Clean / Disinfecting  3-3:30pm

Open Swim 3:30-6pm (Session 2)

Saturday – Sunday

Staff Daily Cleaning prior to each day.

Open Swim 12:30-3pm (Session 1)

Staff Clean / Disinfecting 3-3:30pm

Open Swim 3:30-6pm (Session 2

*Patrons with a Season Pass/Punch Card will be able to enter the Aquatic Center at 12:15pm prior to open swim.

Entrance Fee

  • Cost is $2.50 per session. 3 and under are free. There are two sessions per day.  Exact cash is preferred. 
  • Traditional Season Passes will be honored.  They can be purchased online or at the community center.
  • Daily Punch cards will be available for purchase online or at the community center.  Each pass is $25 for 10 punches with one punch per session.  Maximum of 2 cards can be purchased at a time. The purpose of the punch card is to minimize exchange of money.  
  • Guests are encouraged to go online and purchase passes or punch cards  or visit the Community Center Office during normal business hours (8am-5pm)


 Information for our Guests (Covid-19)

  • The danger of exposure to Covid-19 exists.  These rules have been put into place for your safety.  By visiting our facility, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. 


 Guest Rules and Recommendations

  • Maintain a physical distance of 6 feet with anyone you do not live with while in the pool, on the pool deck, or waiting in line for concessions.
  • Wear a face mask when you are not in the pool or shower.
  • Maintain proper hygiene such as covering coughs and sneezes, washing hands, and staying home if you are sick.
  • Wash your hands frequently and for 20 seconds. There will be hand sanitizer available.  We recommend you use it when you enter and exit. 
  • Respect and listen to our “Wellness Host” This person will communicate safety initiatives along with monitoring the number of patrons per session.
  • When using the Lazy River you must be in your tube at all times unless you are doing resistance walking. The number of tubes available will be restricted.
  • Please arrive dressed for pool activities.  Showers will be limited.  
  • Actively supervise your children 8 and under.  
  • Bring your own drinking water.  A public water fountain will not be available. 
  • The concession stand will not be available and will be re-evaluated at a later date.  
  • Bring small blankets or fold up chairs to sit on.  We ask that you find a space on the lawn or pool deck at appropriate social distance from those you do not live with. Deck furniture has been removed.
  • Follow the markings on the deck area, diving board, slide steps, and concession stand as a guide for social distancing.

Safety Precautions 

  • Customer Capacity will be reduced to 25% which is 135 people. This will start when the pool opens and will be relooked at in 2 weeks.Patrons will be denied entry once the maximum capacity for social distancing has been reached. This will limit  the number of patrons for each session. This may change as recommended.
  • Plexi- glass dividers will be present at our admissions counter and concessions area.
  • Transaction areas will be cleaned after each use.
  • Patrons will sanitize hands with hand sanitizer before entering the pool area.
  • There will be Increased frequency of cleaning and disinfecting of high touch areas such as handrails, door handles, restroom surfaces, handwashing stations, diaper-changing stations, and showers.
  • Cleaning supplies will include soap and water as well as an EPA approved disinfectant for Covid-19.  Hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol will be used. 
  • Intense cleaning will be done before the pool opens and in between each session.
  • Physical barriers or guides will be utilized to show good social distancing,for example, lane lines in the water, tape on the decks, floors,and sidewalks, and cones and ropes to show distance allowances.  This is to ensure that our patrons and staff stay at least 6 feet apart from those they don’t live with, both in and out of the water. 
  • There will be a one way exit in the bathrooms and one way exit out.
  • Staff will wear face coverings when necessary.
  • There will be no deck basketball hoops at this time.
  • Tubes will be single riders only unless from the same family household.
  • Signs will be posted in high vision areas to remind people to stop the spread of COVID.
  • There will  be one designated entrance and one designated exit.


2020/2021 Pool Rates

The Outdoor Family Pool was torn down this March.
Bids for the NEW Aquatic Center were opened & Brickl Bros. were approved as the accepted bid.
Construction began in May.
The plan is to be fully completed and ready for SWIMMING in 2020!!


If you haven’t been by to see our construction progress, check it out here!

Starting with the Main Building: Bath House/Concessions/Offices

Look at the Zero Depth area and the Lazy River!


Look how far we have come!!











Symons Recreation Complex has a wonderful indoor facility to swim!

Pool, Sauna, and Whirlpool for Non-Members – $5.00 Adults (Ages 14+)  &  $3.00 Children (Ages 3-13)