Summer Specials

2014

Private Pool Parties  
Rent Donner Aquatic Center for your special function.  Donner Aquatic Center is a great place for a church gathering, company outing, organization fundraiser, birthday party and much more!  There is plenty to keep everyone entertained: leisure pool for the youngest; 133' long, 22' high waterslide; 1 meter diving boards, water basketball, and water volleyball, shady umbrellas, pool deck chairs, picnic area, and more.  Food service and activity planning is available.  Don't worry because we provide the lifeguards to keep you safe!   Donner Aquatic Center can be rented for parties Monday - Friday evenings from 8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sundays 7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m (times can change depending on public session hours).  Make reservations by calling (812) 376-2680.  Hurry, dates fill quickly!

Birthday Tent
Have your birthday party during regular public swimming session.  We will provide the shady canopy, picnic tables, and admission for up to 10 children and 2 adults for a flat fee of $50.00.  Two parties scheduled per public session (1 big tent, 1 medium tent).  Must reserve in advance.  Call (812) 376-2680 for further information.

Pre-School Swim Time - Satudays 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
Each Saturday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., the leisure pool will be open for parents and their children (6&under).  Enjoy the water and play features without the crowd of older kids.  Admission: $1/person (no siblings over 6 permitted)

Youth Fitness Club
The Youth Fitness Club is an annual club that provides youth fitness opportunities including goal setting and nutrition education.
The club will offer various weekly sessions for the kids to participate in activities as a team.  Incentives are provided through points and goal tracking.  The team will participate in various community events including youth triathlons, community bike events, and 5K's.  The main focus will be on running, swimming and cycling however, the club will be exposed to various fitness opportunities to expose the youth to many ways to promote health and fitness as a lifestyle.  Visit the Foundation for Youth website for more information or to register your child.

Summer & Fall Youth Triathlons
Foundation for Youth, Columbus Parks & Rec, and Healthy Communities proudly present the Summer & Fall Youth Triathlons. Children ages 6-14 are encouraged to participate in this swimming, biking, and running event. The triathlons will be held at Donner Aquatic Center on June 14 & August 16, 2014

  • When: Saturday, June 14 & Saturday, August 16, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Donner Aquatic Center
  • Cost: $35

Visit the FFY Website or call at (812)372-7867 for more information about the triathlon and how to register.

Bike Camp
All participants must have a bike and wear a helmet. Class size is limited so make sure to pre-register!  Ages 5 & Up

  • When: Tuesday - Thursday, July 22-24, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: Donner Center, Back Parking Lot
  • Fee: $10

Beginner Course, Goal: Bike without training wheels!
Intermediate Course, Goal: Become more confident biking & learn basic rules & maintenance!

End of Summer Doggie Day - Sunday, August 17  6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The popular Doggie Swim returns to Donner Aquatic Center in 2014!!!  Bring your pooch for a season ending swim at Donner Pool.   Each dog must be accompanied by an owner or adult handler.  This event is held in cooperation with Columbus Animal Control & Columbus Animal Rescue Effort (CARE).  Representatives of companies providing pet supplies and services will be on hand.  No pre-registration required.  Fee: $5/dog.  For information about Bark in the Park.
 

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