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735 Scott Ave.
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Phone: 620.223.0386
BRCC Hours: M-F 5AM-9PM
Sat: 8 am- 5 pm October thru April
Sun: 12noon-5 pm
Buck Run Community Center

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Opening Day……………………………Memorial Day

2 years old and under           FREE

3-14 years old       $2

15-62 years old     $3

63 years & up       $2


Municipal Pool Hours


           Public Swim             Monday – Saturday      1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

                                         Sundays                      1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.






All Pool Party reservations will be taken beginning

May 27 from 1:00 – 5:30pm by calling the pool office

@ 223-8142 or in person.  


Please contact BRCC or the pool after May 1st regarding pool passes and party rates. Only four family members in the same household allowed on a family pass. $25 charge for each additional family member.


Only four family members in the same household allowed on a family pass. $25 charge for each additional family member.






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Hurricanes Swim Team


The Fort Scott Hurricanes is a competitive swim team open to swimmers 18 and under who can swim at least one length of the pool unassisted.  Practices are in the mornings beginning Tuesday, June 1st.  We compete against other teams in southeast Kansas with dual meets on Wednesday evenings and a league meet to follow.

The cost is $55 per swimmer if paid on or before May 14th or $65 per swimmer if paid later. 

Sign-up forms will be available at Buck Run and can be turned in to the Buck Run staff.  There will be a parents information meeting on Wednesday, May 5th @ 6 pm for anyone who has any questions or call April Stock @ 620-215-5034 or by emailing







SWIM LESSON INFORMATION - Swim Lessons will not be offered in 2021 due to Covid 19

Swim Level Information


Seven different skill levels outline the program, and children should be enrolled in the most appropriate level according to their current ability.  Testing will be done on the first day of lessons to ensure that each child is placed in the correct class.


Session 1          June 15 - 26

Session 2          July 6 - 17

Session 3          July 20 -  31


Swimming Enrollment form will have times for each session.


Pre-Swim & Swim levels 1 through 7 will be offered at the following times for all 3 sessions:


Session 1           10:00 & 11:00 a.m.

Session 2           10:00 & 11:00 a.m.

Session 3           10:00 & 11:00 a.m.


Enrollment is made on a first-come, first-served basis.  Late registration will only be accepted if space is still available within each session.


 Level 1 Water Exploration

  • fully submerge face
  • bob to chin level 10 times
  • blow bubbles
  • float with support, front and back
  • kick with support, front and back
  • walk five yards at chest depth
  • enter and exit water independently


Level 2 Primary Skills

  • submerge and retrieve objects at chest depth
  • hold breath and fully submerge head for 3 seconds
  • supine and prove float or glide for 5 seconds
  • bob 10 times
  • flutter kick, front and back
  • turn over, front and back
  • back crawl arm action


 Level 3  Stroke Readiness

  • retrieve objects with eyes open
  • bob, submerging head, 15 times
  • jump into deep water from pool side
  • dive in kneeling and compact position
  • tread water
  • reverse direction while swimming on front and back



Level 4  Stroke Development


  • bob in deep water
  • dive from pool side in standing and stride position
  • perform elementary back stroke
  • crawl front and back 50 yards
  • perform breast stroke
  • perform side stroke



Level 5 Stroke Refinement

  • perform alternate breathing
  • enter with side jump
  • dive standing from board
  • perform long shallow dive
  • swim under water
  • perform breast and side stroke for 10 yards

        display front and back crawls for 50 yards



Level 6 Skill Proficiency

  • approach and hurdle on diving board
  • jump in tucked position from diving board
  • crawl front and back for 100 yards
  • perform breast and side strokes for 25 yards
  • display butterfly for 10 yards
  • surface dive in tuck and pike position

        perform speed turn and pull out for breast stroke

Level 7 Conditioning Level

  • learn to take heart rate
  • improve on all skills from level 6

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Infant Aquatics

 Help your little one to become familiar and comfortable with the water.  You participate in this class with your child.  An orientation meeting for parents is required and is scheduled for June 29th, at 6:00 p.m. at BRCC.  This is a Red Cross program with a fee of $20 per child.  There must be ten registrants in order to hold class. 


The session runs from July 6 - July 17.  Children from 6 to 23 months will meet from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m., and those aged 2 to 3 years from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m.


“Water Fitness”  

Water fitness is back again by popular demand! This year we will be offering two time and day options.  Students will be in the shallow, 4 ft. deep area of the pool. While this class will be less intense, participants will still get a workout. The focus of this class will be movement and stability. Participants do not need to know how to swim. Sign up now for the class of your choice. Registration is limited.


Dates…….June 15th - July 27th    (M/W/F) or  June 16th - July 28th     (Tu/Th)

Location…………….Fort Scott Aquatic Center

Time……  12 - 12:45 pm on M/W/F/ or   6:00 – 6:45 p.m. on Tu/Th

Cost……………..…..$30 for (M/W/F) session

                          $20 for (Tu/Th) session