Pool to open Friday, July 1st, at 1:00 p.m. to kick-off the summer swimming season in Troy
Admission to the pool is free; the pool will be open daily from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Free children’s swim lessons will be available in July, August for beginners and advanced swimmers
TROY, NY – Mayor Patrick Madden today announced the South Troy Swimming Pool will open to the public beginning Friday, July 1st, at 1:00 p.m. to officially start the 2022 summer swim season. The pool – located off 4th Street (between Harrison Street and Tyler Street) – will be open for open swimming daily from 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Madden said, “The opening of the South Troy swimming pool for public enjoyment means one thing: summer is officially here! We are thrilled to welcome back swimmers for another season of outdoor fun, and I thank our Parks and Recreation staff for their work to reopen this facility for the enjoyment of children and families.”
Admission to the pool is free, and access will be limited to Troy residents only. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Additionally, free swimming lessons will be available for children (ages 17 and under) at the South Troy pool this summer. Lessons will be held Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. until 12 noon, beginning July 18th – August 13th. Lessons will be available in two 1-hour sessions (10 a.m. – 11 a.m. for beginners; 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for advanced swimmers). Registration is required for participants (advanced registration is encouraged; day-of registration will also be available). For more information on swim lessons, or to register your child, please contact the South Troy Swimming Pool staff at (518) 270-5014.
The city has renewed their partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Capital Area (BGCCA) to operate the facility this summer. A free lunch program will be provided at the South Troy Pool location by BGCCA. The program will be available Monday through Friday, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., for children ages 17 and under.
Deputy Mayor Chris Nolin said, “We appreciate the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Capital Area (BGGCA) continuing their partnership and involvement in operating the South Troy Swimming Pool this summer. This modern facility offers residents and families of all ages a way to beat the heat this summer, and we’re excited to open the pool for the July 4th weekend.”
All city-owned splash pads are open daily from sunrise to sunset. Admission is free. For more information and locations, please visit www.troyny.gov/pools.
John Salka, Communications Director
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