Wellington Aquatics Complex To Host District Championships

The Wellington Aquatics Complex will host the High School District Diving and Swimming Championships on Monday, Oct. 28 and Tuesday, Oct. 29.

Approximately 20 athletes will compete in Monday’s District Dive Championship, which will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. During this time, the complex will remain closed to the public, according to its normal operating hours.

The Wellington Aquatics Complex will have altered hours on Tuesday, Oct. 29 to host the District Swim Championship. Approximately 500 athletes are expected, and the competition will run from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., during which the facility will be closed to the public. The facility will re-open from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

In other Wellington Aquatics Complex schedule news, the facility will close at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19 to accommodate staffing and setup needs for Wellington’s Fall Festival, set to occur on the same day at Village Park (11700 Pierson Road), from 3 to 10 p.m.

The Wellington Aquatics Complex is located at 12072 W. Forest Hill Blvd. and features an Olympic-sized swimming pool, diving boards, water slides, an aquatic spray ground, baby pool, concession stand and locker rooms.

The facility is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through May 25, 2020. Daily admission is free for children ages 2 and under, $3 for children ages 3 to 17, $5 for adults ages 18 to 54 and $2 for seniors ages 55 and older. Wellington also offers discounted splash passes, annual passes, and water aerobics passes.

For more information about the aquatics classes and programs, call the Wellington Aquatics Complex at (561) 791-4770 or visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/aquatics.