Aquatic Centers & Swimming Pool


List of Aquatic Centers & Pools

Each Pool will close one day per week for maintenance and heavy-duty cleaning purposes. The spraygrounds will operate daily.

Pools and Sprayground 

Hours of operation - Monday- Sunday 1 pm to 7 pm

Please call 432-362-4301 for any questions or concerns 

General Admissions for Pools @ Sherwood and Woodson Family Aquatic Center 

  • $4.00 for adults 
  • $2.50 for children 
  • Free for ages 11 months and under as well as seniors 65 and up

General Admissions for Floyd Gwin 

  • $3.00 for adults
  • $1.50 for Children
  • Free for ages 11 months and under as well as seniors 65 and up

Spraygrounds are free and open to the public


 *$4.50 for a family up to four (4) members. Each additional family member will pay the general admissions gate fee. 

Woodson- Tuesday nights 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. 

Sherwood- Thursday nights 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Aquatic Reservations

*The Odessa YMCA will be operating the Pools this summer along with any after-hour rental reservations. To check availability or have any questions please call the YMCA at 432-362-4301. 

The following Swimming pools will be available for pool rentals this summer season:

  • Woodson Park - $385 per hour 
  • Sherwood Family Aquatic Center - $385 per hour 
  • Floyd Gwin Pool- $105 per hour 
  • Jurassic Jungle Sprayground - $235 per hour

Rules & Guidelines

Aquatic Center & Pool 


  • Absolutely no refunds; this includes refunds for bad weather or rule infractions
  • Everyone must shower before entering the pool.
  • The following attire will not be allowed:
    • No athletic/cargo/denim/khaki shorts nor any other kind of shorts (other than swim trunks)
    • No bandana or headgear
    • No cut-offs of any kind
    • No hats
    • No long pants or sweatpants
    • No thong bathing suits
  • Glass containers of any description are prohibited
  • Infants 3 years old or younger are allowed in the shallow portion of the main pool
  • Masks, fins, snorkels, or full-face masks are prohibited
  • No disorderly conduct or lewd behavior
  • No flotation devices allowed; this includes:
    • Bathing suits with floats sewn into the body of the suit
    • Floaties
    • Inflatable toys
    • Life jackets (except those flotation devices issued by the Sherwood or Woodson Pools)
    • Noodles
  • No outside food or beverages allowed - no coolers and no picnic baskets - alcoholic beverages are prohibited in the parks, parking lot and pool house area
  • No running, pushing, or horseplay
  • No smoking or use of tobacco products in the pool area or pool house area
  • Only proper swimming attire is allowed - only modest and properly worn swim trunks and bathing  suits will be allowed - no sagging of swim trunks
  • Only white t-shirts over bathing suits will be allowed in the water
  • Patrons may have to demonstrate their swimming ability before entering deep water
  • Swimming pool staff must be obeyed at all times
  • Use of profane language is prohibited
  • We reserve the right to refuse admittance or eject any patron who will not obey swimming pool staff or pool rules
  • Youth under 3 feet, 6 inches must be accompanied by an adult

  • All Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult
  • All non-potty trained children must be in a swim diaper
  • City facilities located in parks are governed by the rules and regulations of the City of Odessa Code of Ordinances, Chapter 12, unless otherwise stated
  • Compliance with the rules is a condition of use of the spray ground and violation will result in expulsion from park
  • Do not drink the water!
  • The use of tobacco products within fifty feet (50') of the Sprayground is prohibited.  
  • Do not use spray pad during thunderstorms
  • Do not use sprayground if a person is infected with a contagious disease or condition
  • In case of emergency, please call 911
  • Malfunction, Unsanitary Condition, and all other Issues or Problems - call 432-368-3548
  • No animals or pets allowed at any time
  • No food, beverages, or glass products allowed on spray pad
  • No lifeguard on duty at McKinney Park Spraygrounds. 
  • NO bicycles or rollerblades allowed on spray pad
  • Please do not climb on spray features, railings or barriers
  • Spray ground is slippery when wet - please use caution
  • Surfaces may be hot - footwear is strongly recommended
  • Swimsuit required.
  • Use of Sprayground while ill with diarrhea is prohibited
  • No running or horseplay, be courteous and respectful of others, take turns, have fun!
  • No skateboards