Aquatics Information

Pool Guests Summer 2020

Pricing                        Residents                        Non-Residents
Individual Pass             $3/block                          $7/block
Senior Discount            $1/block                          $3/block
Children Under 2           FREE                              FREE
 
ALL PURCHASES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. IF THE POOL CLOSES, A CREDIT WILL BE GIVEN TO USE FOR A DIFFERENT DAY. IF IT THUNDERS BEFORE THE 1 HOUR MARK, YOU WILL BE ALLOWED TO TRANSFER TO ANOTHER DATE. IF IT THUNDERS AFTER 1 HOUR OF YOUR POOL TIME, NO TRANSFERS OR REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN. 
 
Pool Guest Hours and Time Blocks
Wednesday - Friday                  5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday                   11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
                                              1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
                                              4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
 
Pre-Registration Information
  • All guests will be REQUIRED to pre-register before going to the pool.
  • Please complete registration for EVERYONE in your house hold that will be attending. 
  • If you plan on attending a weekend day, registration must be completed by 9:00 p.m. PRIOR to the day before. 
  • If reserving a week day, registration must be completed by 3:00 p.m. of that specific day. 
  • Pre-registration can be completed online on the RecDesk portal or by calling the Recreation office at 413-525-5437. 
  • Payment must be completed prior to attending the pool. 
 
Pool and COVID-19 Rules for Entering the Pool
 

Swimming Lessons

Summer 2020 Swim Lessons

Location:               Pine Knoll Pool
Cost:                     $40.00/residents, $55.00/non-residents
Times:                   Saturdays for 25 minutes
Dates:                   August 1, August 8, August 15 and August 22
Infant/Tots Class
This is for ages 6 months to 5 years old who want to get comfortable in the water. Parents MUST participate with the child. 
 
Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills
This course will help students feel comfortable in the water and enjoy the water safely. 
 
Skills Covered: Entering the water by stepping or jumping in from the side, submerging entire head, blowing bubbles, open eyes underwater, front and back glide, swim 15 feet on front and 10 feet on back, swim on side. 
 
Level 2: Fundamentals of Water Skills
The goal of this course is to give students success with the fundamental skills of swimming.  
Skills Covered: Back and front glide into vertical position, step or jump from side into shoulder-deep water, fully submerge and hold breath, back float for 15 seconds, roll from front to back and back to front and tread water for 15 seconds. 
 
Level 3: Stroke Development
This course will build on the skills from Level 2 through additional guided practices.
 
Skills Covered: Jump into the deep water, head first from sitting or kneeling, submerging and retrieving an object, bobbing, survival float for 30 seconds, treading water for 30 seconds, front crawl for 15 yards, butterfly 15 feet and safe diving. 
 
Level 4: Stroke Development
The goal for this course is to develop confidence in the strokes learned thus far and improve other aquatics skills by swimming greater distances.
 
Skills Covered: Diving, underwater swimming, feet-first dive, 1 minute of survival floating, 15 yards of butterfly and elementary backstroke and sidestroke and compact jump from height in a life jacket. 
 
Level 5: Stroke Refinement
This course is designed for coordination and refinement of strokes.  
 
Skills Covered: Shallow dive, tuck and pike surface times, 2 minutes of survival floating, back float and treading water, flip turns on front and back, 50 yards front and back crawl, 25 yards butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke and 2 minutes of survival swimming. 
 
Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency 
This level is to refine strokes so students swim with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness. 
 
Skills Covered: Continued practice of lap swim using front & back crawl, each breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke & butterfly and 100 yards choice of any strokes, survival floating and back floating for 5 minutes each, feet first surface dive and retrieve an object from 7 feet deep.