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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Pools Hours and Classes


2014 Lifeguard Training Schedule
To download a pdf version of the schedule, click here.


Mandatory Lifeguard Orientation
for new summer hires
Saturday, May 31, 9am-1pm
St. Bernard Rec Center


Summer Lifeguards

$10.30/hour - Lifeguards       $11.38/hour - Senior Lifeguards

NORDC is seeking to hire Senior Lifeguards and Lifeguards for the 2014 Summer Aquatics Program at 13 swimming pools throughout the City of New Orleans.

Applicants are to bring the following items:
1) Valid Louisiana driver's license or State ID and Social Security Card
2) Current lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, and AED cards, optional
3) Completed work permit (if under 18 years of age)
4) Banking information (account number and routing number)

Apply in person at the NORDC Administrative Office, 800 Race St., Tuesday-Friday from 10am-4pm.

2 Indoor Pools -- open year round


The Tremé Recreation Center Pool is closed for repairs.  The Rec Center will remain open while the pool is being repaired.  In the meantime, come swimming at the Joe W. Brown Pool. 


Treme 900 N. Villere St. click here for map  504-658-3162
Joe W. Brown 5601 Read Blvd. click here for a map  504-658-3022

Same schedule at both pools.

Day & Time Activity Ages
Adult Lessons & Lap Swimming 18 yrs +

Water Aerobics

18 yrs +
Free Swim all ages


Learn to Swim (schools)
(Free swim for all ages may be
available if pool is not full with school swim classes.)
5-17 yrs
Parent & Child 6 months -
4 yrs
Lap Swimming all ages
Learn to Swim 5-17 yrs
Adult Swim Lessons &
Lap Swimming
18 yrs +
Water Aerobics 18 yrs +
Sat 9am-2pm Free Swim all ages
Sun Closed ---------






Outdoor Pools -- closed until summer

District A
HARRELL POOL 2202 Leonidas St. click here for map  
STALLINGS GENTILLY POOL 1600 Gentilly Blvd. click here for map

District B
A.L. DAVIS POOL 2600 La Salle St. click here for a map
TAYLOR POOL 2600 S. Roman St. click here for map
LYONS POOL 624 Louisiana Ave. click here for map
WHITNEY YOUNG POOL 6500 Magazine St. click here for map

District C
BEHRMAN POOL 2529 General Meyer Ave. click here for a map
LEMANN POOL 536 N. Prieur St. click here for map

District D
ST. BERNARD POOL 1500 Lafreniere St. click here for map

District E
SAM BONART POOL 1200 Forstall St. click here for map
SAMPSON POOL 3100 Louisa St. click here for map

Pool Rules

  • Please shower before entering pool.
  • No cotton clothing in pools (undershirts, gym shorts, t-shirts, etc.).
  • Proper swimming attire only (swim suits, swim trunks, swim shirts, Under Armour).
  • No floating devices.
  • No food or drink on pool deck.
  • Only rubber-soled shoes on pool deck.
  • Swim test required for deep-water swimming.
  • No running.
  • No diving.
  • Be nice and have fun!


Monday through Friday (10am to 7pm)
10am-11am: Adult Lessons & Lap Swimming
11am-12 noon: Water Aerobics
12 noon-1pm: Lunch
1pm-2pm: Learn to Swim (Schools)
2pm-3pm: Parent & Child
3pm-4pm: Lap Swimming
4pm-5pm: Learn to Swim (Children)
5pm-6pm: Adult Swim Lessons & Lap Swimming
6pm-7pm: Water Aerobics

9am-2pm: Free Swim



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Last updated: 4/23/2014 1:04:31 PM

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