Pool parties reservations include full use of the Crawford Pool, adjacent locker rooms, spa, current channel, water slide and lap lanes in accordance with pool rules. In addition, lifeguard supervision, life jackets, toys, table, and chairs are provided during all pool party reservations.
Pricing & Payment
- $400 - up to 24 children for two hours
- $500 - 25-50 children for two hours
- $35 - for a room or 1/2 of the pool patio (if available)
- $50 - each additional hour of room or 1/2 of the pool patio, above two hours (if available)
- $50 - each additional hour of pool time above two hours
Payment should be made a minimum of 72 hours prior to the event at the Member services desk or by calling 404-385-7529.
You can pay by check (written out to Georgia Tech) or credit card. Cash is not accepted.
- Reservations must be received a minimum of three weeks prior to the date of the request to allow time for internal scheduling.
- Confirmation of request status will be confirmed within 72 hours (three business days).
- All requests must be made through the reservation request form
Who can reserve the pools?
**All users must have an active membership with the CRC.
For requests outside of recreational swim hours, contact Tahlia Pate.
Patrons are able to schedule pool parties during the following times:
Fall and Spring Semesters
- Monday - Friday 4 - 8 p.m.
- Saturday Noon - 8 p.m.
- Sunday 1- 6 p.m.
- Monday - Friday 1 - 7 p.m.
- Saturday Noon - 5 p.m.
- Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.
Please note: Hours are dependent on pool availability. There's a two hour minimum, with additional half-hour increments possible.
Reservation Day Tips
Where do I park?
The closest visitor parking to the CRC is across the street in the W02 and Area 2 Visitor Lots; for those who do not have a Georgia Tech parking permit. This deck is called the STUDENT CENTER DECK and parking is $2/hr.
Where do I gain access to the facility?
When entering the CRC go to the member services desk, the first desk on your left in the main corridor, and tell the employee the name of the person who reserved the party. Once most of the party participants arrive you will be granted access to the building. Any late participants will need to be escorted downstairs by the point person.
Can I come early to set up and decorate the room?
You may come up to 30 minutes early to decorate the space, provided there are not back-to-back parties scheduled. Use painters tape when taping anything to the walls and windows. There are 8-12 tables per room with between 35-45 chairs in the classrooms that can be arranged however you would like to set-up the room. More can be brought in by the lifeguards if needed and identified ahead of time. Please remember, you must reset the room how you found it and leave the area picked up and clean or a cleaning service charge may be applied to your account. Any party reserved at noon on Saturday or Sunday will not be allotted the set up time 30 minutes prior.
Rules & Policies
Who can reserve the pools?
Current Georgia Tech Students, who are taking four or more credit hours with their mandatory fees have been paid. Current Georgia Tech Faculty and Staff. Georgia Tech Alumni who hold a minimum of a 3-month membership.
What is the height requirement to ride the slide?
The minimum height requirement to ride the slide is 48"; if the swimmer does not meet this requirement the swimmer unfortunately may not ride the slide. A lifeguard will be present to administer a height measurement. We retain the right to measure any swimmer wishing to ride on the slide.
Can we bring food to the party?
Yes, you can bring food to the party however, it must be consumed in an aquatic classroom, patio, or the café on the main level; all must be reserved and paid for ahead of the party date. We do not allow food on the pool deck. If you order food to be delivered to the CRC, please let the lifeguards know so they can communicate via radio to the Member Service desk. All deliveries are brought there and the Member Service desk will radio the pool when the food has arrived. All food delivered then must be picked up by a member of the renter's party.
Do I need to sign a waiver?
All members of the pool rental (swimmers and non-swimmers) must complete a waiver, both child and adult. Please have everyone complete this and then collect them and turn them in to the Head Guard (gold shirt) in the Crawford Pool on the day of the party.
When is payment due?
Payment must be made a minimum of 48 hours prior to the event at the Member Services desk or by calling 404-385-7529. You can pay by check (written out to Georgia Tech) or credit card. Cash is not accepted.
What are the chaperone requirements?
Chaperones do not count towards the head count of the party. 5 years and younger: 1 chaperone for every 6 children 6-8 years old : 1 chaperone for every 8 children 9-14 years old : 1 chaperone for every 10 children 15- 18 years old : 1 chaperone for every 12 young adult. All non-swimmers must be within a single arms reach of a chaperone.
Do you provide swim toys?
We have limited amounts of animal cutout floats, a log roll and random pool toys available to play with. For safety reasons, we do not allow any hard balls or large inflatable floats that might block the view of the lifeguards to the bottom of the pool.
Do you provide life jackets?
We have Coast Guard approved youth-sized life jackets available for free at the pool; however, children cannot ride the slide while wearing the jacket. All non-swimmers must be within arm’s reach of a parent/guardian in the pool, whether wearing a life jacket or not. We encourage all non-swimmers to be placed in a life jacket at all times.
Do you have a towel service?
Guests should bring their own towels. Guests of the CRC do not have the ability to check out towels unless they have a BuzzCard. Those who are members can check out towels as they normally would when using the facility.
Are there available locker rooms?
Yes, they are adjacent to the Crawford Pool and lead to the pool deck through the shower section. All locker rooms are equipped with showers, toilets, sinks, changing area and day lockers. There are also two family changin
Are tables and chairs available?
There are tables and chairs inside the Crawford pool for those not getting in the pool. There are lounge chairs on the outdoor patio and a few tables with chairs. These are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.