Welcome To Ocala Aquatics
Ocala Aquatics is proud to serve the entire Ocala / Marion County area, offering a variety of programs year-round such as Water Aerobics, Masters Swimming, Senior Fitness Swimming, Scuba and so much more. The home of the Central Florida Marlins Swim Team and The Patriots Swim Team, our Olympic-sized, heated pool is a fun and friendly place for swimmers of all ages. So take a look around and meet our Coaches, take a look at our Practice Schedules, our Calendar of events, Pool Membership Info, recent News and our Sponsors. But most importantly...
Come Swim With Us!
8th Annual Dash and Splash
8th Annual Dash and Splash - On Saturday, October 10, 2015, Ocala Aquatics will be hosting the Eighth Annual Dash and Splash from at 8 AM. Register Here
Sixth Annual Mardi Gras Casino Night & Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament - On Saturday, April 18, 2015, Ocala Aquatics will be hosting the Sixth Annual Ocala Aquatics Mardi Gras Casino Night and Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament hosted by the Ocala Hilton from 7 PM until midnight.
This fundraiser will be a fun and enjoyable event with more than 400 people expected to attend. There will be a silent auction, a 50/50 drawing and a MANY prizes! Food and non-alcoholic drinks provided by Ocala Hilton as well as a cash bar.
Proceeds raised from this event will contribute to the fund for the pool facilities and operational expenses for Ocala Aquatics. Ocala Aquatics serves the community with a wide range of programs, from children to adult swim lessons and teams, to wellness classes, life guarding and community memberships, to name a few.
For Mardi Gras Casino Night, the tickets are $45 per person or $85 per couple,and the Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament ticket is $75 per person. (Either ticket will get you into the event.) Tickets will be available for purchase at the Newton A. Perry Aquatic Center (located on the College of Central Florida) or Brick City Title. You may also contact Coach Vargo for them at (352) 873-5811. Get them while they are available!!
Cocktails/ Silent Auction: 7:00 pm
Be sure to turn in your ticket stubs for the Door Raffle and your complimentary $50 Aqua-Bucks. Donations can be made for additional Aqua-Bucks at a 5-to-1 ratio. Items for the Silent Auction will be displayed around the venue with suggested starting price, retail value and bidding increments. If you would like to bid please write your name neatly on the bidding sheet with the desired amount.
Casino Floor Opens/ Door Raffle Drawn: 7:30 pm
Throughout the evening you will have opportunity to exchange your casino winnings into raffle tickets for a chance to win one of the fabulous gift baskets of your choice.
Texas Hold 'Em Tournament Begins: 8:30 pm
These ticket holders will find their chips at the tables when the emcee announces the start of the tournament. You will have opportunity to donate for additional chips up to the 2nd round. If eliminated from tournament, you will be invited to go to the casino for continued play.
Silent Auction Concludes: 10:00 pm
In the great words of Cuba Gooding Jr. “SHOW ME THE MONEY”!!! Remember, it’s a FUNdraiser, so lets have some FUN.
Drawing for 50/50 Raffle: 10:00 pm
Texas Hold’Em Tournament Concludes: 10:15 pm
Top 3 chip holders will receive grand prizes.
Casino Closes and Prizes Awarded: 12 Midnight
April 18, 2015, 7pm to 12 Midnight
Ocala Hilton, 3600 SW 36th Avenue
Ocala, Fl 34474
Central Florida Marlins - The Marlins Swim Club is a professionally coached organization whose first commitment is to the development of the swimmers in the program. We have strived to develop a program that meets the needs and desires of any athlete from brand new novices of any age to regional and national qualifiers. The Marlins participate in USA Swimming and YMCA sanctioned competition on the local, regional, state and national levels as a year round team. Learn More About the Central Florida Marlins
Masters Swimming - The Masters program offers adults (ages 19 & older) the opportunity to train, improve their stroke and their health, and possibly compete at Master's swim meets. This year-round program offers flexible practice days and times, stroke development, technique, conditioning and on-deck coaching by Bill Vargo. Learn More About Masters Swimming
Senior Fitness - Our Senior Fitness Program is designed to help seniors build endurance and develop a variety of strokes for greater swimming distance. Learn to relax, swim and improve your water skills. Learn More About Senior Fitness