The Rowdy Gaines Aquatic Center in Winter Haven

Rowdy Gaines Aquatic Center

The “Rowdy” Gaines Olympic Pool has an Olympic size competitive pool. Equipped with competitive starting blocks, it is used for competitive swimming, swim instruction and recreational use. In addition, there is a separate diving well with two 1 meter and two 3 meter spring boards. This pool is heated and open year-round.


  • Olympic-size pool
  • 1- and 3-meter diving facilities
  • 10 lanes
  • Seating capacity for 1,000
  • Located at Chain O’ Lakes Complex
  • Concessions area
  • Lockers
  • Showers
  • Lessons available
Rowdy Gaines Aquatic Center
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