For HCC Court Schedule, text reminders, and weather updates/cancellations: click here.

Aquatics

To register for our programs, stop by the Parks and Recreation Office or call (660) 826.4930.
Payment is required at the time of registration.  We accept Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

You can also register online (for most activities) at https://secure.rec1.com/MO/sedalia-mo-/catalog

Late Registration Policy: If availability allows, and we accept registration after the deadline, a $5 late fee will apply to programs and a $20 late fee will apply to all leagues.

Permission to use Names/Images: Periodically, the SPR will take pictures or videotapes of participants while they are engaged in programs or while enjoying parks and other facilities. These photos may appear in Parks and Recreation brochures, website and publications. If you see a staff member or photographer taking pictures and you do not want your picture taken, please speak to the photographer and request your photo not be taken and deleted if necessary.

Liberty Pool

Liberty Pool
1700 W. 3rd Street
660-826-7215

Opens May 25, 2024
*Closed Aug. 26th-30th
Closes September 2nd, 2024

Sun-Thurs: 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
Friday: 1 p.m. -7 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m.-7 p.m.

  • Outdoor Pool Rules
  • Must be 74 degrees or higher and sunny for the outdoor pools to open.  If weather is questionable please call the aquatics number above before heading out.  Pool closings also announced through Textcaster.

Outdoor Pool Admission

1 & under: Free
2 years & up: $4.50

We ask all patrons to please pay with bills $20 or less.  We can not accept $50 or $100.

Daily Admission Special:
After 5 p.m., 1/2 price

Passbooks:
Booklet of 12 tickets: $45

Outdoor Pool Season Pass

Individual Season Passes – On Sale April 1, 2024

  • $70 per pass
    (buy 3 in one transaction – $60 each)
  • Must be purchased at the Heckart Community Center.
  • All participants must be present during purchase for picture on pass. 
  • Good for General Admission, Adult Swim, Swimming Under the Stars, Summer Kick Off, and Dive in Movie Night for the 2024 Season.

Pool and Cabana Rentals

Rentals begin April 1st, 2024!

POOL PARTIES – LIBERTY POOL

Rental rates are subject to change.

To book a party, call or stop by the Parks & Recreation Office located at the Heckart Community Center, 660-826-4930.

Fees are due at the time of the reservation.
Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks in advance.
Pool party pricing is for up to 50 people. For any amount over 50 people attending, it will be $1 per person.

Available timeslots:
Sunday – Thursday: 6:30-8:00 p.m. or 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 7:30-9:00 p.m. or 7:30-10:00 p.m.

Fees: (Guest count includes anyone attending the pool party)

Liberty Pool, up to 50 people:
1.5 hour party = $250
2.5 hour party = $350

CABANA RENTAL – LIBERTY POOL

Rental rates are subject to change.

To make your reservation, call or stop by the Parks & Recreation Office, located at the Heckart Community Center, 660-826-4930.

Fees are due at the time of the reservation.
Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance.

  • Liberty Pool
  • 2 hours- $30
  • Does not include admission to pool
  • Outside food and drink are permitted within the cabana area

Available timeslots:
Daily 1:00-3:00 p.m. or 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Fees: $30

Cabana rentals do not include any pool admission fees.

Indoor Pool Parties – Please click here for more information.

Pool Rules

HCC Indoor Pool

Indoor Swim Lessons

Swimming Lessons

Indoor Swimming Lessons

  • First Session: Saturdays Oct 21-Nov 4, Register by Oct 18
  • Second Session: Saturdays Dec 2-23, Register by Nov 29
  • Third Session:  Saturdays Jan 20- Feb 10, Register by Jan 17
  • Fourth Session: Saturdays Mar 2-23, Register by Feb 28

Times for ALL sessions:

  • 9am & 10am Level 1-5
  • 9:30 and 10:30 Water Babies & Preschool
    • Cost: $35/per session
    • Located at HCC

Age Considerations: If the child is outside of the recommended age group you will need to call to register. Online registration will not give you an option of registering for the correct class. If your child is more than a year outside of the recommended age for their correct level, group lessons may not be the best option for them.

  • Lessons are held on Saturdays at HCC pool
  • Levels 1 – 5: 8:30 a.m. & 9:30 a.m.
  • Water Babies & Pre-School Swim: 9:00 a.m. & 9:30 a.m.

Parent Involvement: A parent is required to get in the water for water babies and pre-school swim. if more than one child is registered there needs to be an adult for each child.

What swim level is best for my child?

Health Requirement: If your child is sick, they may not enter the water for two weeks after the last episode of diarrhea. Call HCC with questions about transfers and refunds.

Outdoor Swim Lessons

Outdoor Group Swim Lessons

  • Session 1: June 17-27, Register by June 12
  • Session 2: July 22-August 1, Register by July 17

Times for outdoor group swim lesson sessions:

  • Water Babies & Preschool level: 10:15am, 10:45am, 6:15pm, or 6:45pm
  • Levels 1 -5: 9:15am, 10:15am, 6:15pm, or 7:15pm

Age Considerations: If the child is outside of the recommended age group you will need to call to register. Online registration will not give you an option of registering for the correct class. If your child is more than a year outside of the recommended age for their correct level, group lessons may not be the best option for them.

Parent Involvement: A parent is required to get in the water for water babies and pre-school swim. if more than one child is registered there needs to be an adult for each child.

What swim level is best for my child?

Health Requirement: If your child is sick, they may not enter the water for two weeks after the last episode of diarrhea. Call HCC with questions about transfers and refunds.

Private Swim Lessons

Private Swimming Lessons

  • $18/ 30 minute lesson
  • You can sign up for 4, 6, or 8 sessions at a time
  • At the time of registration, we will get contact information and swim levels/goals information
  • The aquatic supervisor will then assign a swim instructor that will call to set up a time for your first lesson. Offered year round.

Aquatic Programs & Special Events

Summer Kick-Off

Saturday, June 1
$2.50 per person or included in your 2024 Outdoor Pool Season Pass
Liberty Pool
Come kick off the 2024 summer with us! Enjoy some door prizes and fun games to play!

Swimming Under the Stars

Saturday, June 15 and Saturday, July 27
9pm-11pm
$2.50 per person or included in your 2024 Outdoor Pool Season Pass
Liberty Pool

Enjoy a late night swim under the stars while listening to a live DJ!

Aqua Camp

Monday, July 8 – Thursday, July 11
9:30am-11am
$45 per child
Liberty Pool
Ages 7-12 years old
Register by July 2

Calling all swimmers! Check out Aqua Camp – a fun week of water games, snacks, and fun!
Campers must have strong swimming skills to attend.

Junior Lifeguard

Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19
July 15-18: 9am-11am
July 19: 12:30pm-2:30pm

$60 per person
Liberty Pool
Ages 11-14 years old
Register by July 9 to guarantee a Jr LG hat and whistle

Must be a strong swimmer. Younger ages may be approved at Clara’s approval.

Participants will learn water rescues, CPR, and First Aid skills. On Friday, they will shadow SPR guards. Lunch is provided on Friday.

Cardboard Boat Race

Saturday, July 20
9am-10am
$10 per boat, max 2 kids per boat
Liberty Pool
Ages 7-11 years old

Register by July 17

There will be prizes for 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place, Judge’s Choice, and The Titanic Award.

Mermaids and Mateys

Ahoy! Calling all pirates and mermaids, your presence is requested on land and under the sea! Swim or sail to a land far away where only mermaids and pirates laugh and play. We will have fun walking the plank, playing games, and making a craft. A pirate or mermaid which will it be?

Saturday, June 22
8:30am-10am
$15 per child
Ages 2-8
Liberty Pool

Register by June 14

Dive-In Movies

Christmas in July

Saturday, July 12
Doors open at 8:30pm and movie starts at 8:45pm
$6 per person or included in 2024 Outdoor Pool Season Pass
Liberty Pool

Ho! Ho! Ho! Kick back and relax at our Christmas themed movie night. Santa and Mrs. Claus will stop by for visit! Santa’s favorite snack will be on sale for $1.

Aquatic Fitness Programs

Outdoor Adult Swim

Liberty Pool
Sunday-Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Saturdays: 10:00-11:50 a.m.
No adult swim on July 4th

$2.50 per day (or included in a 2024 Season Pass)
18 years+

Adult Swim is a time for ages 18+ to swim laps, water walk, or soak up some sun!

Outdoor Water Aerobics

Outdoor Deep Water Therapy at Liberty Pool
June 1, 15, 29
July 13, 27
$5 per class

 

Indoor AquaFit

Instructor: Chris Hewett
Tuesdays and Thursdays
10am, 5:45pm, and 6:45pm
at Heckart Community Center

 

Indoor Water Therapy

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
9am – 9:45am
at Heckart Community Center
*Included in Membership*

 

Indoor Water Aerobics

Instructor: Renee Freeman
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
10am – 10:45am
at Heckart Community Center
*Included in Membership*

Indoor Water Therapy

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
Instructor: Cindy Atkinson & Jean Simon
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
9am – 9:45am
at Heckart Community Center
*Included in Membership*

 

Splash and Play

SPLASH AND PLAY AT HECKART COMMUNITY CENTER

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during Leisure Pool morning hours
  • For kids age 5 and under
  • Included in membership or $5 per visit per child for non-members

SPLASH AND PLAY AT LIBERTY POOL

  • $2.50 per child (pay as you go), for kids age 5 and under, limit of 3 children to each adult
  • Mondays, 9:30am-11am
  • Saturdays, 9am-10am
  • June 1 – August 5 at Liberty Pool
  • Splash and Play will not be held on June 17, June 24, July 22, and July 29 due to outdoor group swim lessons. No Splash and Play will be offered on June 22 due to Mermaids & Mateys.

Doggie Dives

Due to  health concerns, no humans will be allowed in the water with their dogs.

Liberty Pool

Monday, September 2nd (Labor Day)
6:15pm to 7:45pm
$5 per dog

Rules

  • Dogs must remain under owner’s control at all times.
  • Dogs must remain leashed until inside the pool gates.  No free running!
  • Proof of current vaccinations required.
  • Owners are responsible for any “accidents.”
  • Any dogs not obeying rules and/or causing a disturbance will be asked to leave.
  • No Humans will be allowed in the water with the dogs.

Lifeguarding Courses

Looking for a part time job at the pool? We’re hiring lifeguards! All lifeguards are required to attend a Red Cross Lifeguard Certification course. The cost is $150 for a 2-year certification.

For returning guards that need to get recertified, the cost is $75. For recertification class, must have a current certification or certification is no more than 30 days expired.

You must be at least 15 years old by the final date of the course.

Prerequisite #1:Swim-Tread-Swim
• Jump into the water from the side, totally submerge, recover to the surface and swim 150 yards using breast stroke, front crawl, or a combination of both.
• After swimming 150 yards, maintain position at the surface of the water without support for 2 minutes by treading water using only your legs.
• After maintaining position at the surface of the water for 2 minutes, swim 50 more yards using breast stroke, front crawl, or a combination of both.

Prerequisite #2: Timed Event (This is the same as before)
You have 1 minute, 40 seconds to complete the following sequence. Goggles are not permitted.
• Starting in the water, swim 20 yards.
• Surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object.
• Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on your back to return to the starting point, holding the object at the surface with both hands and keeping your face at or near the surface. Swimming the distance underwater is not permitted.
• Exit the water without using a ladder or the steps.

Blended learning classes have about 7 hours and 30 minutes of online work that must be completed before the first in person session. At registration, please include the email of the lifeguard candidate.

Blended Learning Class:
Dates: March 18 – March 21
Register by: March 11
Class times: 7am-12pm

Blended Learning Class:
Dates: April 1, 6, and 7
Register by: March 25
Class times: April 1 – 7am-3pm, April 6 and 7 – 7am-1pm

Blended Learning Class:
Dates: May 19 – May 22
Register by: May 12
Class times: 7am-12pm

Recertification Class:
Date: May 23
Register by: May 21
Class time: 7am-4pm

 

Liberty Pool
1700 W. 3rd Street
660-826-7215

Opens May 25, 2024
*Closed Aug. 26th-30th
Closes September 2nd, 2024

Sun-Thurs: 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
Friday: 1 p.m. -7 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m.-7 p.m.

  • Outdoor Pool Rules
  • Must be 74 degrees or higher and sunny for the outdoor pools to open.  If weather is questionable please call the aquatics number above before heading out.  Pool closings also announced through Textcaster.

1 & under: Free
2 years & up: $4.50

We ask all patrons to please pay with bills $20 or less.  We can not accept $50 or $100.

Daily Admission Special:
After 5 p.m., 1/2 price

Passbooks:
Booklet of 12 tickets: $45

Individual Season Passes – On Sale April 1, 2024

  • $70 per pass
    (buy 3 in one transaction – $60 each)
  • Must be purchased at the Heckart Community Center.
  • All participants must be present during purchase for picture on pass. 
  • Good for General Admission, Adult Swim, Swimming Under the Stars, Summer Kick Off, and Dive in Movie Night for the 2024 Season.

Rentals begin April 1st, 2024!

POOL PARTIES – LIBERTY POOL

Rental rates are subject to change.

To book a party, call or stop by the Parks & Recreation Office located at the Heckart Community Center, 660-826-4930.

Fees are due at the time of the reservation.
Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks in advance.
Pool party pricing is for up to 50 people. For any amount over 50 people attending, it will be $1 per person.

Available timeslots:
Sunday – Thursday: 6:30-8:00 p.m. or 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 7:30-9:00 p.m. or 7:30-10:00 p.m.

Fees: (Guest count includes anyone attending the pool party)

Liberty Pool, up to 50 people:
1.5 hour party = $250
2.5 hour party = $350

CABANA RENTAL – LIBERTY POOL

Rental rates are subject to change.

To make your reservation, call or stop by the Parks & Recreation Office, located at the Heckart Community Center, 660-826-4930.

Fees are due at the time of the reservation.
Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance.

  • Liberty Pool
  • 2 hours- $30
  • Does not include admission to pool
  • Outside food and drink are permitted within the cabana area

Available timeslots:
Daily 1:00-3:00 p.m. or 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Fees: $30

Cabana rentals do not include any pool admission fees.

Indoor Pool Parties – Please click here for more information.

Swimming Lessons

Indoor Swimming Lessons

  • First Session: Saturdays Oct 21-Nov 4, Register by Oct 18
  • Second Session: Saturdays Dec 2-23, Register by Nov 29
  • Third Session:  Saturdays Jan 20- Feb 10, Register by Jan 17
  • Fourth Session: Saturdays Mar 2-23, Register by Feb 28

Times for ALL sessions:

  • 9am & 10am Level 1-5
  • 9:30 and 10:30 Water Babies & Preschool
    • Cost: $35/per session
    • Located at HCC

Age Considerations: If the child is outside of the recommended age group you will need to call to register. Online registration will not give you an option of registering for the correct class. If your child is more than a year outside of the recommended age for their correct level, group lessons may not be the best option for them.

  • Lessons are held on Saturdays at HCC pool
  • Levels 1 – 5: 8:30 a.m. & 9:30 a.m.
  • Water Babies & Pre-School Swim: 9:00 a.m. & 9:30 a.m.

Parent Involvement: A parent is required to get in the water for water babies and pre-school swim. if more than one child is registered there needs to be an adult for each child.

What swim level is best for my child?

Health Requirement: If your child is sick, they may not enter the water for two weeks after the last episode of diarrhea. Call HCC with questions about transfers and refunds.

Outdoor Group Swim Lessons

  • Session 1: June 17-27, Register by June 12
  • Session 2: July 22-August 1, Register by July 17

Times for outdoor group swim lesson sessions:

  • Water Babies & Preschool level: 10:15am, 10:45am, 6:15pm, or 6:45pm
  • Levels 1 -5: 9:15am, 10:15am, 6:15pm, or 7:15pm

Age Considerations: If the child is outside of the recommended age group you will need to call to register. Online registration will not give you an option of registering for the correct class. If your child is more than a year outside of the recommended age for their correct level, group lessons may not be the best option for them.

Parent Involvement: A parent is required to get in the water for water babies and pre-school swim. if more than one child is registered there needs to be an adult for each child.

What swim level is best for my child?

Health Requirement: If your child is sick, they may not enter the water for two weeks after the last episode of diarrhea. Call HCC with questions about transfers and refunds.

Private Swimming Lessons

  • $18/ 30 minute lesson
  • You can sign up for 4, 6, or 8 sessions at a time
  • At the time of registration, we will get contact information and swim levels/goals information
  • The aquatic supervisor will then assign a swim instructor that will call to set up a time for your first lesson. Offered year round.

Summer Kick-Off

Saturday, June 1
$2.50 per person or included in your 2024 Outdoor Pool Season Pass
Liberty Pool
Come kick off the 2024 summer with us! Enjoy some door prizes and fun games to play!

Swimming Under the Stars

Saturday, June 15 and Saturday, July 27
9pm-11pm
$2.50 per person or included in your 2024 Outdoor Pool Season Pass
Liberty Pool

Enjoy a late night swim under the stars while listening to a live DJ!

Aqua Camp

Monday, July 8 – Thursday, July 11
9:30am-11am
$45 per child
Liberty Pool
Ages 7-12 years old
Register by July 2

Calling all swimmers! Check out Aqua Camp – a fun week of water games, snacks, and fun!
Campers must have strong swimming skills to attend.

Junior Lifeguard

Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19
July 15-18: 9am-11am
July 19: 12:30pm-2:30pm

$60 per person
Liberty Pool
Ages 11-14 years old
Register by July 9 to guarantee a Jr LG hat and whistle

Must be a strong swimmer. Younger ages may be approved at Clara’s approval.

Participants will learn water rescues, CPR, and First Aid skills. On Friday, they will shadow SPR guards. Lunch is provided on Friday.

Cardboard Boat Race

Saturday, July 20
9am-10am
$10 per boat, max 2 kids per boat
Liberty Pool
Ages 7-11 years old

Register by July 17

There will be prizes for 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place, Judge’s Choice, and The Titanic Award.

Ahoy! Calling all pirates and mermaids, your presence is requested on land and under the sea! Swim or sail to a land far away where only mermaids and pirates laugh and play. We will have fun walking the plank, playing games, and making a craft. A pirate or mermaid which will it be?

Saturday, June 22
8:30am-10am
$15 per child
Ages 2-8
Liberty Pool

Register by June 14

Christmas in July

Saturday, July 12
Doors open at 8:30pm and movie starts at 8:45pm
$6 per person or included in 2024 Outdoor Pool Season Pass
Liberty Pool

Ho! Ho! Ho! Kick back and relax at our Christmas themed movie night. Santa and Mrs. Claus will stop by for visit! Santa’s favorite snack will be on sale for $1.

Outdoor Adult Swim

Liberty Pool
Sunday-Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Saturdays: 10:00-11:50 a.m.
No adult swim on July 4th

$2.50 per day (or included in a 2024 Season Pass)
18 years+

Adult Swim is a time for ages 18+ to swim laps, water walk, or soak up some sun!

Outdoor Water Aerobics

Outdoor Deep Water Therapy at Liberty Pool
June 1, 15, 29
July 13, 27
$5 per class

 

Indoor AquaFit

Instructor: Chris Hewett
Tuesdays and Thursdays
10am, 5:45pm, and 6:45pm
at Heckart Community Center

 

Indoor Water Therapy

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
9am – 9:45am
at Heckart Community Center
*Included in Membership*

 

Indoor Water Aerobics

Instructor: Renee Freeman
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
10am – 10:45am
at Heckart Community Center
*Included in Membership*

Indoor Water Therapy

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
Instructor: Cindy Atkinson & Jean Simon
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
9am – 9:45am
at Heckart Community Center
*Included in Membership*

 

SPLASH AND PLAY AT HECKART COMMUNITY CENTER

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during Leisure Pool morning hours
  • For kids age 5 and under
  • Included in membership or $5 per visit per child for non-members

SPLASH AND PLAY AT LIBERTY POOL

  • $2.50 per child (pay as you go), for kids age 5 and under, limit of 3 children to each adult
  • Mondays, 9:30am-11am
  • Saturdays, 9am-10am
  • June 1 – August 5 at Liberty Pool
  • Splash and Play will not be held on June 17, June 24, July 22, and July 29 due to outdoor group swim lessons. No Splash and Play will be offered on June 22 due to Mermaids & Mateys.

Due to  health concerns, no humans will be allowed in the water with their dogs.

Liberty Pool

Monday, September 2nd (Labor Day)
6:15pm to 7:45pm
$5 per dog

Rules

  • Dogs must remain under owner’s control at all times.
  • Dogs must remain leashed until inside the pool gates.  No free running!
  • Proof of current vaccinations required.
  • Owners are responsible for any “accidents.”
  • Any dogs not obeying rules and/or causing a disturbance will be asked to leave.
  • No Humans will be allowed in the water with the dogs.

Looking for a part time job at the pool? We’re hiring lifeguards! All lifeguards are required to attend a Red Cross Lifeguard Certification course. The cost is $150 for a 2-year certification.

For returning guards that need to get recertified, the cost is $75. For recertification class, must have a current certification or certification is no more than 30 days expired.

You must be at least 15 years old by the final date of the course.

Prerequisite #1:Swim-Tread-Swim
• Jump into the water from the side, totally submerge, recover to the surface and swim 150 yards using breast stroke, front crawl, or a combination of both.
• After swimming 150 yards, maintain position at the surface of the water without support for 2 minutes by treading water using only your legs.
• After maintaining position at the surface of the water for 2 minutes, swim 50 more yards using breast stroke, front crawl, or a combination of both.

Prerequisite #2: Timed Event (This is the same as before)
You have 1 minute, 40 seconds to complete the following sequence. Goggles are not permitted.
• Starting in the water, swim 20 yards.
• Surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object.
• Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on your back to return to the starting point, holding the object at the surface with both hands and keeping your face at or near the surface. Swimming the distance underwater is not permitted.
• Exit the water without using a ladder or the steps.

Blended learning classes have about 7 hours and 30 minutes of online work that must be completed before the first in person session. At registration, please include the email of the lifeguard candidate.

Blended Learning Class:
Dates: March 18 – March 21
Register by: March 11
Class times: 7am-12pm

Blended Learning Class:
Dates: April 1, 6, and 7
Register by: March 25
Class times: April 1 – 7am-3pm, April 6 and 7 – 7am-1pm

Blended Learning Class:
Dates: May 19 – May 22
Register by: May 12
Class times: 7am-12pm

Recertification Class:
Date: May 23
Register by: May 21
Class time: 7am-4pm

 

A WORD TO PARENTS

Members of our Aquatic Staff are skilled and trained professionals. Their goal is to provide patrons with a safe, clean, and enjoyable facility.  The lifeguards’ purpose is not to supervise your child, but to prevent accidents. Parents and guardians are expected to watch their children and assist in enforcing all policies for the safety and enjoyment of all patrons.