OPELIKA — The Opelika SportsPlex & Aquatics Center will open its new outdoor aquatic facility to the public on Tuesday, May 28 at 9 a.m. [UPDATED TO JUNE 8]
The grand opening will be marked by a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, May 24 at 10 a.m. The SportsPlex is located at 1001 SportsPlex Parkway in Opelika.
The highlight of this new addition is the impressive 50-meter competition pool, designed to meet the highest standards for aquatic sports and recreational swimming. Accompanying the pool is an adjacent splash playground, offering a fun and safe environment for families and children to enjoy water activities.
In addition to the state-of-the-art aquatic features, the new facility includes well-equipped locker rooms, family restrooms and a concession stand to cater to visitors’ refreshment needs.
“Opelika Parks and Recreation is excited to offer this new state-of-the-art aquatics venue to our area,” said Sam Bailey, Director of Parks and Recreation. “It will be a great addition to the SportsPlex facility, and we are looking forward to members and guests taking advantage of everything it has to offer.”
Opelika SportsPlex members will have the privilege of using the new outdoor aquatics facility at no additional cost to their membership. For non-members, a daily aquatics guest pass can be purchased for $4 per person.
For more information about the Opelika SportsPlex & Aquatics Center, including membership details and operating hours, visit