waterford town pool
Residents will be required to show proof of residency upon entering the pool. This will require a photo ID, such as a valid driver's license and either a Town of Waterford tax bill or a current utility bill. A resident will be able to sign up a guest in person. The guest is responsible for understanding the pool rules and will be charged the resident fee.
Soft Opening: June 15, 16
Swimming Lesson Sign-up June 15, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
pool fees and passes
We accept cash or check. All checks made payable to: Town of Waterford
1. No one under the age of 7 years old can enter the pool area without an adult present.
2. No flotation devices (including bathing suits with built-in flotation devices) are allowed in the pool area.
3. Swim diapers are required for children who are still in diapers. If these children do not have swim diapers, they are not allowed to go in the pool.
4. There must be one adult (person 17 years or older) present for each child in the pool under the age of 7. (i.e. if there are 2 children in the water under the age of 7, there must be two adults that are responsible for the children in the water as well.)
5. The same one child per adult rule applies to children over the age of 7 who have not passed their swim test.
6. Children over the age of 7 (and under the age of 17) are required to pass a shallow end swim test and a deep end swim test:
SHALLOW END TEST: Participants are required to swim with their head above water for the width of the pool.
DEEP END TEST: Participants are required to swim front crawl with their head above water for the length of the pool (alongside the wall).
7. Judgment, as to whether a participant has passed or failed the swim test, is determined by the lifeguard that is monitoring the test.
Swimming lessons are free to town residents. You must sign up in person at the Town Pool. Proof of Residency is required at the time of sign up.
BABY + BUDDY / Introduction to Water:
Infants and toddlers will get comfortable in the water along with an adult buddy
LEVEL 1 / Introduction to Water Skills:
Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it.
LEVEL 2 / Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills:
Children will learn basic swimming skills.
LEVEL 3 / Stroke Development:
Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills.
LEVEL 4 / Stroke Improvement:
Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills.
LEVEL 5 / Stroke Refinement:
Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers.
LEVEL 6 / Swimming and Skill Proficiency:
Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.