The town pool is open:Some things to know

The town pool is open:Some things to know

Record-Journal

When will the pool be open? Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Do I have to reserve a swim time? Yes. Do so at nhpool.getomnify.com. Reservations are for one hour. You must be a resident to make a reservation. If you do not have a pool pass, be prepared to show proof of residency at the pool and to purchase a daily pass. No out-of-town guests will be allowed.

When does my swim time start? When you get in the building. To maximize your time, it would be beneficial to arrive swim-ready.

Will there be swimming lessons this summer? No. Because so much of swimming lessons are hands-on, it is impossible to social distance.

How will social distancing be maintained? Changing areas will be marked and numbered that are at least six feet apart. All lockers will be secured closed and cannot be used.

There will be marked designated areas for patrons to leave their belongings while they swim. Nothing is to be left in the locker rooms.

Staff will assist in keeping people safely distanced both in and out of the pool. Only swimmers will be allowed on deck, no spectators. Children 8 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Parents not swimming with their children 9 years and older must be present at check-in.

The pool will be divided into eight lanes. You are reserving a lane when you make your reservation. The only time more than one person can reserve the same lane is when more than one household member shares it. If you are bringing more than four family members, you should make more than one reservation to prevent overcrowding.

Do I have to wear a mask? You must wear a mask at all times except when you are in the pool or the shower.

Will there be belts, fins and noodles for public use? No. Please bring what you need and want.

What can I bring to use at the pool? You may bring non-inflated flotation devices like swim belts, noodles and kickboards. You may also bring swim fins, goggles, masks and snorkels. There will be no drinking fountain available, so bring a water bottle.

How will the facility be
sanitized?
The locker rooms will be professionally cleaned and sanitized before the pool opens for the day. The facility will be closed down and the deck and locker rooms will be cleaned and sanitized again midday.

As a pool pass holder, will I be compensated for the time the pool was closed? You will receive the following discount for the renewal of your 2020-2021 membership: single senior $10, senior couple $13, single child $20, single adult $23, family of two $33, family of three or more $40. You will also get the additional $10 discount that anyone getting a pass for 2020-2021 will receive.

Information provided by the town online at northhaven-ct.gov.


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