With the end of the school year in sight, the 2018 opening of city pools and splash pads are coming soon.
Splash pads will be open, starting Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day weekend is May 26th, 27th and 28th.
Willow Brook Park Pool and A.W. Stanley Park Pool will open on Saturday, June 16th at 1:00pm.
Pools are open for a day swim sessions from 1:00pm to 4:45pm. During the day swim sessions, children admitted to the main pools must be at least 7 years old or accompanied by someone 14 year old or older. Children admitted to the wading pools must be 7 years old or younger and accompanied by someone 14 years old or older.
There are also evening sessions, from 6:15pm to 7:45pm. During the evening sessions, children admitted to the main pools must be at least 12 years old or accompanied by someone 14 year old or older. Children admitted to the wading pools must be 7 years old or younger and accompanied by someone 18 years old or older.
The hours of the city’s two splash pads are 10:00am to 8:00pm.
Daily general Admission Rates for pools are $4.00 for those ages 18 and older, $3.00 for those ages 6-17 and free for those ages 5 and under. Pool passes are also available for New Britain residents, providing unlimited access during pool hours and free entry into city parks pool party programs. A family Pool Pass is $50.00, while individual pool passes are $30.00.
Admittance to splash pads are free.
The phone number for city Parks and Recreation is 860-826-3360.
The pools and splash pads are located:
- Chesley Park Splash Pad at 35 Wildwood Street.
- Willow Street Splash Pad at 43 Willow Street.
- Willow Brook Park Pool at 200 Mill Street, which is open during construction.
- A.W. Stanley Park Pool at 2159 Stanley Street
Pools will close for the season on Saturday, August 11th at 4:45pm, while the city splash pads will close on Labor Day Weekend.