Vicksburg City Pool
The Vicksburg swimming pool and sports complex was constructed to Olympic specifications to serve recreational, instructional & competitive events in water sports. Construction was completed in 1996. The complex consists of an olympic size pool and a baby pool for the younger swimmers. It is paid for by taxpayers of Vicksburg. The facility is dedicated to those who enjoy the sport of swimming.

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Recreation News and Announcements

2016 American Red Cross "Learn to Swim" program

swimminglessonsVicksburg City Pool will hold registration for the 2016 American Red Cross Learn to Swim program Wednesday May 11 through Friday, May 13 from 10 am – 1 p.m. and Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon at City Pool, 900 Lee Street.

Students from 3 years of age through senior citizen are encouraged to register and participate in a two week summer swim session. Cost is $12 per student per session.

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Adult Softball Registration

Adult Softball registration will begin March 2, 2016 and run through April 15, 2016.  Registration Packets can be picked up at the Parks and recreation offices at 100 Army-Navy Drive from 8:00am till 5:00pm Monday through Friday.  Cost per team is $175.00 with an additional cost of $10.00 for non-city residents and a $20.00 fee for residents of Sharkey - Issaquena and Claiborne Counties.  A Mandatory Coaches meeting will be held on Wednesday April 6, 2016 at 6:30pm at the Parks and Recreation offices.  All teams must have a representative at this meeting.  For more information call Joseph Graves at 601-4514.

American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Classes

The Vicksburg Recreation Department will hold an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED class on Saturday, September 19, 2015, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Recreation Department at 100 Army Navy Drive. The approximately 5 hour course is $85. This includes the student manual and a two-year certification Preregistration is required. Call 601-634-4516 for more information.

Pool Rules

Rules posted at the swimming pool supersede rules posted on this website.


Children 12 years old & younger MUST be accompanied by an ADULT at least 18 years old! (our lifeguards are not baby sitter's)

  • Children 12 and under must be accompanied by parent or adult (18 yrs. Old)
  • Proper swimwear is to be worn at all times (swimsuits only)
  • No T-shirts (only nylon, silk, or swim shirts)
  • Nylon/Soccer shorts may be worn over swim suit bottoms
    No Horseplay
  • No Running
  • No Diving
  • No Public Display of Affection
  • No Foul Language (including racial slurs)
  • No Bullying
  • No Crowding of Stairs or Ladders or Either Pool
  • No Sitting, Walking, or Standing on Grates
  • No Hanging on Ladders or Ropes
  • No Food Allowed in Pool Complex
  • No Gum Chewing
  • No Glass or Metal Containers
  • No Outside Coolers of any Kind
  • Non Toilet-Trained Patrons MUST Wear Swim Diapers
  • No one in the Kiddie Pool over 50 Inches Tall when Crowded
  • No floatation accessories (except Life Jackets) in Large Pool
  • No Piggyback or Shoulder Rides
  • Lap Lanes for Lap Swimmers Only
  • Swimmers Must Pass Swim Test to Swim in Deep End
  • No Jumping into Shallow End of Large Pool or Kiddie Pool
  • No Alcohol
  • No Smoking
  • No Loitering


The Vicksburg City Pool Lifeguards are trained to act and respond to any Land OR Water Emergencies! Lifeguards are trained to enforce pool rules and ensure patrons safety.

Pool Contact Info

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Vicksburg Swimming Pool
900 Lee Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180

Pool Summer Schedule

Summer Hours:

Opening Day: Memorial Day,
Monday May 25, 2015

Hours are as follows:

Last Weekend for Summer Swim 2015

August 15 - 16 - 1 - 5 p.m.

Lap Swimming until October 31 (weather permitting)

Early Birds: 7:30 - 8:45 a.m. Monday - Friday

Lunchtime Laps: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Monday - Friday

Cost: 12 and under: $ 2.00
Adults: $ 4.00

Office Hours will be from 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Please call Vicksburg City Pool for additional information. 601-634-4516.