Auburn City Pools

  1. Parks and Recreation
  2. Parks and Recreation Programs

Frank Brown Community Center

235 Opelika Rd

  1. Email:
  2. Phone: (334) 501-2930
  3. Hours:  M-Th: 6AM-9PM F: 6AM-6PM Sa: 8AM-12PM Su: 1PM-6PM

Whitney Morris

Aquatics & Special Events Coord.

  1. Phone: (334) 501-2948
  2. Email:

The Auburn Parks and Recreation Department maintains two pools for public use:
Drake Pool and Samford Pool.

A number of aquatics programs are offered at the pools during the summer months, including swimming & scuba lessons, water workouts and youth swimming & diving teams.

The City of Auburn maintains to outdoor pools: Samford Pool and Drake Pool.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 15, 2018: Early Bird Recreation Swim begins (TWR, 5 - 7 p.m., Samford Pool)

Saturday, May 26, 2018: Pool Season opens for 2018

To learn about any of these special events, please visit our Special Events page.


Online registration for summer swim team begins on Monday, April 9. To register, please visit the registration page. A list of meet dates, practice times, etc., can be found on our Swimming and Diving Teams page.

Swim lesson registration for 2018 will be all online. Registration will open at 8 a.m. on Monday, February 26 at To register, visit out registration site.

Registration for 2018 American Red Cross Lifeguard classes (both renewal and first-time certification) is now ongoing. Visit our Certification Courses page for details and to register.

Applications for the 2018 pool season are now available at on the City of Auburn's Human Resources application site. The City of Auburn is hiring for the following positions: Assistant Pool Manager, Lifeguard and Cashier.

2018 Splash Passes go on sale on Monday, December 4 at the Harris Center, which is located at 425 Perry Street. For more information about Splash Passes, please visit our FAQ page.