An official army family and MWR Site

In preparation for the Special Olympics, Knight Pool will be open 6-7:30 a.m. and
closed for the remainder of the day on Monday, May 2.

Knight Indoor Pool

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Knight Indoor Swimming Pool

Open year round, Knight Indoor Pool offers lap and open swimming, water aerobics, swimming lessons for adults and children, lifeguard training classes, and Swim for Your Life Program (self paced).

Unit Training Reservation
  • PT reservations will be scheduled by calling Knight Pool during operating hours, for hours between 0600 and 0700.  Reservations are for a double wide (2 lanes), on sides of pool.
  • Reservations outside of the PT hours, but during operating hours must be requested with a standard memorandum, stating: Requested date, time frame, training being conducted, and number of personnel.
    • Request must be made at least two weeks prior, and only set once approved by management.
  • If training is requested outside of normal operating hours, labor cost of lifeguards must be covered by unit training funds.

 

ADULT Swim Lessons

Adult Swim Lessons will begin 14 March 

Cost: $558 Lessons

         $40 for March (6 Lessons)

Monday and Wednesday

1200 to 1245

Dates are 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd, 28th, 30th

If lessons are cancelled, make up days will be Fridays.

Additional classes will be added in April

Register at  webtrac.mwr.army.mil      -Community Recreation

Youth Swim Lessons

Red Cross Lessons offered include:

Cost: $558 Lessons

         $40 for March (6 Lessons)

Tuesday & Thursday

            1615 – 1645 Pre School (age 3 – 5)

            1700 – 1745 LTS Level 1 (Beginner age 6+ )

Dates are 15th, 17th, 22nd, 24th, 29th, 31st

If lessons are cancelled, instructor will notify participants of makeup days and times.

Register at  webtrac.mwr.army.mil  (Community Recreation)

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training is conducted here. 

Registration is done online at webtrac.mwr.army.mil.

Select Community Recreation / South Carolina, and continue thru the prompts when class is identified, select the small shopping cart to begin registration and payment.

Fort Jackson 2022 Lifeguard Course Schedule
 

April 2022
Crs 1 Lifeguard Course: Monday-Wednesday, April 11th, 12th, 13th 
Crs 2 Lifeguard Course: Wednesday-Friday, April13th, 14th, 15th


Lifeguard Recertification: Friday, April 15th


Crs 3 Lifeguard Course: Friday-Sunday, April 29th, 30th, and May 1st

Weekday class hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Weekend classes: Fridays 4-7 pm, Saturday 9 am to 7 pm, Sundays 1-7 pm

Recertifications
April (Weekdays) 8 am to 4:30 pm
March, April (weekend), May Sunday Recertification 12:30-7 pm

All full length courses are blended learning, with required online training completed prior to first day of course. Pre-requisites are required to continue on with the course. Refunds are not authorized for failing to meet pre-requisites or any portion of the course. Payment does not guarantee certification.

Full Course: Authorized Patrons $160 Non-Authorized $200

Recertification: (Must have current certification, or expired not more than 30 days)
Authorized Patrons $80 Non-Authorized $100

Pre-requisites are: 300 yard continuous swim (Freestyle and/or Breaststroke, or a combination), showing controlled alternating breathing.

A timed event, of swim 20 yards, retrieve a 10 KG brick from 7’ – 12’ depth, and swim on back with both hands remaining on brick, and face out of water for 20 yards back to start, exit water without using ladder, keeping one hand on brick, within 1:40.

2 minute tread without using arms (must be tucked under armpits), kick only.

Other Trainings offered throughout year

American Red Cross Shallow Water Lifeguard

American Red Cross CPR/ First Aid/ AED

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor

American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor

PHTA Certified Pool Operator

More Sports & Fitness

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Strongman/Strongwoman Competition

May 19 6 pm

Strongman/Strongwoman Competition

May 19 6 pm
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Watch Your Steps!

Watch Your Steps!

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Army Birthday Fun Run/Walk

Jun 11 8 am
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Juneteenth Family Fun Run/Walk 5K

A freedom walk celebrating the emancipation of the African-American Slave.

Jun 18 8 am
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Fort Jackson Ten-Miler

Jul 16 5:30 am

Fort Jackson Ten-Miler

Jul 16 5:30 am
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