Swimming in Polk County, Central Florida

Facilities for year-round swim meets and aquatic training are available at Winter Haven’s Rowdy Gaines Pool, the Gandy Pool at Kelly Recreation Center, Simpson Pool, and the YMCA in Lakeland. Winter Haven Stingrays hosts The Rowdy Cup, a USA Swimming competition annually.

See our Facilites Guide for a complete list of swimming venues. If you would like more information about hosting a swim meet in our area, please contact Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing at 863-551-4750.

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