John H. Marble Pool

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John H. Marble Pool


3675 53rd Avenue East 
Bradenton, Florida  34203 
(941) 745 - 6030

The John H. Marble Aquatic Center is closed for renovations until further notice.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to seeing you back at the pool soon.

  • All children under the age of 13 must take a swim test with a Lifeguard before entering the pool. During the swim test, Lifeguards will ask children to swim one length of the pool without touching the pool wall or bottom, and tread water for 30 seconds while keeping their head above water. If they do not pass the test, the child will be given a life jacket or the parent must be within arm's length of the child the entire time they are in the facility. When the child is in the water the parent must be in the water with the child. Failure to comply will result in an automatic removal from the pool area with no refund issued.
  • It is recommended that patrons bring their own life jackets if able to do so. All life jackets must be coast guard approved.

Facility Amenities

  • 25-meter pool (4 ft. to 12 ft. deep)
  • 6 lanes
  • Complete locker room facilities
  • Sunbathing/lounge areas
  • Kick boards and pull buoys are available for lap swimmers
  • Life jackets available on a first come, first serve basis
  • Handicap access available

Fees & Memberships

Daily Pass:  $2 per individual (includes tax)

Children under 6 months free

This facility has "limited cash on hand". Please plan to pay with small bills or the exact amount. Thank you for your consideration.

Credit cards are accepted at this facility.

Membership:  $15.00 per month per individual plus $1.05 tax ($16.05 total)

Class Drop-in: $2 (includes tax)


Lifeguards are present and on duty during all hours that the facility is open to enforce the rules and maintain safety and order for all patrons. Failure to follow facility rules or listen to Lifeguards on duty may result in removal from the facility with no refund issued.

  • Pool closes for heavy rain, thunder, and/or lightening.
  • The pool may close for predicted storm conditions or dangerous weather conditions. 
  • All children under 13 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult over the age of 18.
  • No inflatable flotation devices allowed in the pool (water wings, pool floats, noodles, etc.)
  • Anyone wearing a life jacket must have an adult in the water with them at all times, always within an arms reach.
  • The entry fee applies to everyone entering the facility. Only children under 6 months are permitted free entrance.
  • Eating is permitted in designated picnic areas only.
  • No running on the pool deck.
  • No diving outside of designated areas.
  • No horseplay or unsafe behavior.
  • Staff is not responsible for personal belongings left in the locker room or on the pool deck.


Are swim suits required?

Yes, proper swimming attire is required of all guests entering any of our pools.  Street clothes, long pants, undergarments, thong bathing suits and see through bathing suits are strictly prohibited.

Do infants have to wear a swim diaper?

Yes, swim diapers are required for all infants and children who are not toilet trained.  They are available for purchase at a nominal cost at the entrance.  Children wearing regular diapers are not permitted in our pools.

What is your "Rain Check" Policy:

Staff may issue a rain check (valid for 30 days) to individuals, upon request, who have paid a daily fee and are unable to participate in the activity due to a sudden closure of that facility.

What types of flotation devices am I allowed to bring?

We allow all Coast Guard approved life jackets. Inflatables, water wings, and pool noodles are prohibited. Life jackets may be available to borrow on a first come first serve basis.

At what age may children be allowed to swim at the pool without adult supervision?

Children 13 years and older may be left unattended at the Aquatic Center. 

Do individuals who are not swimming need to pay for the Daily Guest Pass?

Yes, all patrons who enter the facility are required to posses an active membership or pay for a daily guest pass. Only children 6 months and under are permitted free entrance.

Large Groups Welcome

If you are interested in visiting John H. Marble Pool with a large group of children, please email Steve Munyer at least one week in advance at [email protected]. Those who do not book ahead may not be allowed entry.

Closed Holidays

The John Marble Aquatic Center is closed on the following holidays:

Memorial Day 
Independence Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving Day 
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day 
New Year's Day