The Aquatic Center was opened in 1996 following the Summer Olympics held in Atlanta. The facility was built with SPLOST funding and was the first of its kind in Chatham County. The Aquatic Center has two pools, 25 yard recreation pool and a 50 meter lap swimming pool. The facility also has a swim shop, locker rooms with showers and a birthday party area. The recreation pool is a warm therapy pool and the year round temperature is 86 degrees. The lap swimming pool is a competitive pool and is kept at 78 degrees year round.