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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu




POOL UPDATE  The Treme Recreation Community Center pool is now open! Please click here for the full Treme swimming pool schedule.

Lifeguard Prerequisite Skills Challenge Class at Joe W. Brown Pool, 5601 Read Blvd.
6-8pm — March 16 & 30, and April 13 & 27  Ages 15+  Free!
If you aren’t sure if you have what it takes to become a certified lifeguard come try it out! During these 2-hour long sessions, all of the lifeguard prerequisites will be practiced and then completed as a part of an assessment. Any time left over will be utilized for tips on how to improve swimming skills for the lifeguard class. There is a 6 person limit per class so please sign up as soon as possible.

About NORDC Pools

NORDC operates two indoor pools - Joe W. Brown and Treme open to the public year around. Enjoy our indoor pools no matter how gloomy the weather may be!  There are also many outdoor pools open during the summer.

NORDC offers instruction, and recreational opportunities to individuals of all ages, abilities, and aquatic interests including swim lessons at all levels, aqua fitness classes, and lifeguard certifications. Pools have regular hours for open and lap swimming. NORDC facilities are fully accessible, and staffed with friendly, professional lifeguards who ensure a safe and positive aquatic environment. 

Swim Class Registration- Spring 1 and 2

All participants of aquatics programs at NORDC pools must have a current and completed release/registration form on file.  Registration does not guarantee enrollment. NORDC has the right to cancel, combine, and otherwise move classes and instructors as necessary per the director of aquatics. To download a registration form, click here

Spring Session 1 (February 15 - April 11) 
Registration closed on Feb 14.  If you would like be added to a waiting list, please email Christine Aquirre at

Spring Session 2 (April 12 - June 6) 
Registration is March 15 - April 11.

Pool Rules

For everyone’s enjoyment, health, safety, and protection, please take a few moments to review the pool rules which include requirements for bathing attire and flotation devices.  To read the pool rules click here.  Thank you!  


If you have any questions or concerns please contact Aquatics Director, Christine Aguirre at For lifeguarding opportunities, check out our employment page for more information.

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Last updated: 3/4/2015 1:24:20 PM

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