Aquatics

NOR Wibits

Get ready to take your pool party to a new level with Wibits. Wibits is an inflatable pool obstacle course that offers a fun and new way to enjoy your time at the pool.

3 Wibit Obstacle Course- $60/ flat rate
4 Wibit Obstacle Course- $75/ flat rate

POOL LOCATIONS:
Greenacres Pool- 2014 Calloway Dr. 93312
NOR Pool*- 401 Galaxy Ave. 93308
*Wibits parties are only offered at the NOR pool. Rentals must be a 2 hour
minimum at $100/hr. Call 392.2000 to schedule your next pool party!

Operation Just Keep Swimming

NOR is partnering with Dignity Health and other Kern County agencies to teach hands-only CPR, prevention tips and much more. This event is free for families and limited to the first 200 people. Refreshments will be provided at no cost to you, along with our Wibits and swimming for all. No outside food or drinks. All children under the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult 18 & older. NO water wings/floaties allowed. Coast Guard approved life jackets only.

Saturday, June 10th
11:00am – 1:00pm
NOR Pool, 401 Galaxy Ave

Sidewalk CPR Sessions
11:30am, 12:00pm and 12:30pm

 

Lifeguard & Water Safety Instructor Certification Course

Become an NOR Lifeguard!
Are you at least 15 ½ years old?
Are you looking for a summer job?
Would you like to make a difference in a child’s life?
If yes, then follow these easy steps to becoming a lifeguard!

NOR Pool (401 Galaxy Ave.)
Fee: $170 for each certification course ($35 online, $135 at registration)
Online portion must be completed before first class.
**Please bring bathing suit, towel and a change of clothes.

LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR CLASS
Session I March 24 – 26
Registration February 8 – March 15
Fri 4:30pm – 8:00pm
Sat & Sun 8:00am – 6:00pm

Session II April 10 – 12 (Spring Break)
Registration February 8 – March 31
8:00am – 5:00pm

WSI CLASS
April 29 & 30 (Must be 16 to take WSI class)
Registration February 8 – April 21
8:00am – 6:00pm

MUST ATTEND ALL DATES AND TIMES.
You may register at any NOR center.
Online at: www.NORfun.org
For more information please call 392-2000.
Lifeguard Certification does not guarantee employment with North of the River.
*Must pick up booklets and course paperwork at any center.

 

Special Thanks

NOR would like to thank Chevron, the Independent Pool and Spa Service Association (IPSSA) and Sam’s Club for their generous donations that have allowed us to offer scholarships for our Aquatics program.

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Public Swim

Public Swim at NOR and Greenacres Pool

BEAT THE HEAT AT OUR POOL FOR ONLY $1 PER PERSON!

June 5 – Aug 4

Season Passes $35 / 30 Day Passes $20
Available upon request by calling 392-2000

NEW: If 105° or higher at time of Rec Swim, Admission is FREE!

NEW Public Swim Hours
NOR Pool:
M-F 2-4pm
Family Swim Night (Mon/Tue/Thur):
8-9:30pm
(children 5 and under require one-on-one supervision by an adult)
Greenacres Pool:
Tu-F 2-4pm

Pool Locations & Hours

NOR Pool

401 Galaxy Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, United States

401 Galaxy Ave.
392-2006
Lessons:
M-F 9am-12:30pm & 4:30-7:15pm
Public Swim:
M-F 2-4pm
Family Swim Night (Mon/Tue/Thur):
8-9:30pm
Pool Parties Available
 
2014 Calloway Dr.
392-2019
Lessons:
M-F 9am-12:30pm & 4:30-7:15pm
Public Swim:
Tu-F 2-4pm
Pool Parties Available

Water Spray Parks

Modified Spray Park Schedule