Selby Aquatic Center

8501 Potter Park Dr
Sarasota, FL 34238
Selby Aquatic Center - Selby Aquatic Center
Selby Aquatic Center - Selby Aquatic Center

The Selby Aquatic Center is operated by the non-profit Sarasota Sharks, Inc. The center consists of a 50-meter, Olympic-size pool and a 25-meter warm-up pool.


The Sarasota Sharks is a Gold Medal USA Swimming competitive swim team that has been developing champions in Sarasota since 1961. The Sarasota Sharks also offer Swim School for ages 3 through adult, non-competitive swim team, Synchronized Swimming, Masters Swimming, Masters Water Polo, and Open Swim each day for ages 18 and over.


Summer fun begins in the Selby Aquatic Center with a family fun inflatable obstacle course for all swimmers who can pass a swim test. The Selby Aquatics Center offers birthday and corporate parties on the inflatable obstacle course, team and college rentals, and swim team practice for visitors to Sarasota. For more information and to inquire about programming, please visit our website,


The history of events held at Selby Aquatic Center include 2013 Pan American Masters Championships, 2014 Modern Pentathlon World Cup Final, 2015 Modern Pentathlon World Cup, 2014-2017 Y of the USA Masters Championships, Special Olympics, Sarasota county High School swimming, and 2020 USA Swimming Toyota U.S. Open Series The Sarasota Sharks sent 16 athletes to US Olympic trials in Omaha Nebraska and lifetime Shark Emma Weyant to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics where she earned a Silver Medal. World Champion Canadian Olympian, Summer McIntosh began training with the Sarasota Sharks in 2022. In 2023, the Sarasota Sharks will host USA Swimming Open Water Nationals and USMS Nationals.

  • Beaches & Parks Details
    • Equipment/Facility Rental
    • Playground
    • Pool
    • Restrooms
  • Facility Amenities
    • Accessible
  • Meeting Venues & Services Facility Details
    • ADA Compliant
  • Sports Facilities Facility Details
    • Accessible/ADA Compliant
    • Bleachers/Stand -
      • 1200
    • Can Host Events/Tournaments
    • Concession Stand
    • Food Truck Vendors Allowed
    • Permanent Locker Rooms
    • Permanent Working Lights for Fields
    • Permanent Working Scoreboard
    • Speaker System