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2022 Pool Season

Pools Open May 28-September 5

The Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to be able to operate all three pools under their traditional “open swim” format. Below is a summary of our current operations plan – please check back regularly, as schedules and details may change over the course of the season.

Early Bird Lap Swim, Adult Lap Swim and Water Walking Programs: are being offered this summer. To view the full schedule, click here

SUNDAY SWIM
We are excited for the return of our popular Sunday Swim program in the new Natatorium at the Upper Arlington High School (1625 Zollinger Road). Sunday Swim is held on Sunday’s beginning January 16 and running through May 15, 2022 between the hours of 1-3 pm. Pre-registration is required and you can register for the entire session or by day at parks.uaoh.net. Two and under free. Participants will enter through the Natatorium vestibule on the south side of the High School. Changing rooms are available.

Full Session: $18 R | $24 NR
Register by Day: $3 R | $4 NR

No Sunday Swim on the following dates: 2/20, 3/13, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/8. View full schedule here.

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Cash Free Operations

  • For health and safety reasons, all three facilities will operate “cash free admissions.” Daily admission and season passes can be purchased online in advance, otherwise patrons will be required to pay using a credit card. If you wish to use cash or a check to pay for a season pass, you can do so in the Parks & Recreation Office at the Municipal Services Center, 3600 Tremont Road (M-F, 8 am-5 pm).
  • Once inside the pools, the concession stands will accept cash payments as well as credit cards.

Health & Safety Guidelines

  • Face masks are not required however we strongly encourage anyone that has not been vaccinated to wear a face mask (except when in the pool).
  • We encourage patrons to continue to practice appropriate social distancing.
  • If you feel ill, have diarrhea or are running a fever, stay home.
  • Pool patrons may bring their own snacks and beverages (no alcohol, no glass).

Pool & Pool Shelter Rentals
Pool & pool shelter rentals are available during 2022, if they can be sufficiently staffed. If you are interested in renting a pool and/or facility, please contact us at [email protected] or visit our Activity Guide, page 73 for details. .

REMIND.COM
If you want to be kept up-to-date on pool weather closings this season, join us on Remind.com. To join:

  • Devon Pool: text @devonpo to 81010
  • Reed Road Water Park Pool: text @reedroa to 81010
  • Tremont Pool: text @tremontpo to 81010

PLAY UA Financial Assistance Program

The PLAY UA Financial Assistance Program is designed to support community members who face financial barriers that may prevent them from participating in UA Parks & Recreation programs. PLAY UA will provide a 50% reduction for most program and membership fees – including summer and winter camps (with a cap of $400 for summer day camp assistance), Safety Town, and membership passes for pools, tennis and the Senior Center’s Studio 55 – for qualifying residents and those who work in Upper Arlington. The program is not available for daily admission fees or facility rentals. Assistance will be awarded as funds are available.

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SWIM LESSONS
Swim Lessons

For the 2022 season, swim lessons are being taught by the Greater Columbus Swim Team of Ohio, head coach Chris Binting. Along with lesson director Katie Goggin and their staff of qualified instructors, offer a comprehensive lesson program that provides a positive and fun learning environment for your child. Classes meet Monday-Thursday and feature a 1:4 or 1:5 instructor-student ratio, depending on skill level.

GCSTO is an athletic-focused swim organization providing fully engaged instruction during every practice, providing each swimmer with tools and knowledge to make the most of each opportunity to compete and develop.

Register at parks.uaoh.net.

First Day Checklist:

  1. Swimmers must have a swim suit, towel, goggles, and if their hair is longer than chin length we recommend you bring a swim cap or hair tie
  2. Make sure to arrive 5-10 minutes early on your first day
  3. Make sure to check-in with the deck supervisor so that they can assist in getting your swimmer to the correct class
  4. Have fun!!!!

Greater Columbus Swim Team of Ohio Swimming Lesson Curriculum

6 Months-3 years
Parent and Child 1: Swimmers get familiar with the water and learn swimming readiness skills. Parents learn safety information and techniques to orient their children to the water.
Parent and Child 2: Swimmers improve skills learned in Parent and Child 1 and learn more advanced skills. Parents continue to build water safety knowledge.

Ages 4+ years
Beginner Bronze: Face underwater, blowing bubbles, assisted front and back float, assisted front and back kicking, jumping in with assistance back to wall, assisted front push off, assisted rollover.
Beginner Silver: Unassisted front float 5 sec, Unassisted back float, Unassisted kicking- front and back halfway, Unassisted back and front push offs to flags, Back sculling unassisted 2, Intro to freestyle, 5 strokes to and from wall, Jump in and return to wall unassisted.
Beginner Gold: Treading water 10 seconds, intro to side breathing, intro to backstroke- flags and back assisted, freestyle swimming with side breath- flags and back unassisted, back sculling- halfway unassisted, unassisted kicking with kickboard 25 yrds, sitting dive.

Ages 6+ years
Intermediate Silver: Treading Water one minute with 10 second break, unassisted freestyle and backstroke halfway, kicking with and without kickboard, front and back 25 yards, introduction to streamline push offs- 5 yards unassisted, introduction to breaststroke kick- halfway with assistance, introduction to Backstroke starts, Kneeling dive, dry land introduction-plank 10 second.
Intermediate Gold: Treading water one minute continuous, front and back kicking 50 yards, freestyle and backstroke 25 yards, backstroke starts with streamline- 5 yards, breaststroke kick with kickboard 25 yards, intro to breaststroke pull- flags and back, intro butterfly kick-halfway, standing dive, dry land skill- plank 20 seconds, dry land skill- sit ups 15 sit ups.
Advanced: Streamline push off past flags into freestyle swim, backstroke start past flags into backstroke swim, freestyle and backstroke 50 yards with correct technique, breaststroke kick 50 yards, breaststroke swim 25 yards, butterfly kick 25 yards, intro butterfly pull to flags and back, intro to flip turns- somersaults, intro to breaststroke pull out, dry land skill- plank 25 seconds, dry land skill- sit ups 20 sit ups.

Swimming Sessions: Classes meet Monday-Thursday and feature a 1:4 instructor/student ratio. Cost per class is $85

  • Session I – June 6-16
  • Session II – June 20-30
  • Session III – July 11-21
  • Session IV – July 25-August 4
TIMECLASS LEVELDevon PoolReed Road Water ParkTremont Pool
10:20-10:50 am, Monday-ThursdayParent and Child 1Sessions: I, II, III, IV
9:40-10:10 am, Monday-ThursdayParent and Child 2Sessions: I, II, III, IV
9-9:30 am, Monday-ThursdayBeginner Bronze-Gold and AdvancedSessions: I, II, III, IVSessions: I, II, III, IVSessions: I, II, III, IV
9:40-10:10 am, Monday-ThursdayBeginner Bronze-Gold and Intermediate Silver & GoldSessions: I, II, III, IVSessions: I, II, III, IVSessions: I, II, III, IV
10:20-10:50 am, Monday-ThursdayBeginner Bronze-Gold and Intermediate Silver & GoldSessions: I, II, III, IVSessions: I, II, III, IVSessions: I, II, III, IV
AQUATICS HOURS

SEASON PASS DETAILS

Registration Options:

  • Online: Click here to purchase or renew your pass online.
  • In Person: At the pools during business hours, at the Municipal Services Center (office hours are 8 am to 5 pm weekdays).
  • Pass Pick-Up: Passes may be picked up in person at Devon Pool, Reed Road Water Park, Tremont Pool, or the Northam Park Tennis Courts when those facilities open for the season.
  • All facilities are cash-free. All pass and daily fees must be paid by credit card (Visa, Master Card and Discover Card). If you wish to use cash or check to purchase your passes, please visit the Municipal Services Center. Children two and under are free, and do not require a pass or daily admission.
 AQUATICS TENNIS COMBINED
RESIDENT FEES
Individual Pass$127$270$317
Family of 2$182$360$432
Family of 3$242$480$575
Family of 4$286$540$656
Add-on 5+$33$43$40
Child Caregiver Add-on*$60
Senior Individual$105$240$271
Senior Couple$149$300$351
Junior$70
Residents must live or work in Upper Arlington. Please provide a copy of a utility bill, lease, deed, pay stub or Tax record to the main office at 3600 Tremont Road. Family = A maximum of two adults and/or their dependent children. All pass holders must live at the same address.
NON-RESIDENT FEES
Individual Pass$193$408$478
Family of 2$275$540$650
Family of 3$363$720$857
Family of 4$407$810$961
Add-on 5+$50$60$58
Child Caregiver Add-on*$99
Senior Individual$160$360$409
Senior Couple$215$450$530
Junior$105
Family = A maximum of two adults and/or their dependent children. All pass holders must live at the same address.
* Child Caregiver is an individual employed by the family to provide extended childcare to the family's child or children. Limit one child caregiver pass per family. Family must verify employment with Parks & Recreation Department.
 DEVON POOLREED ROAD WATER PARKTREMONT POOLNORTHAM TENNIS COURTS
DAILY ADMISSION
Daily$7$10$10$10*
Evenings-after 7 pm$3$5$5NA
2 Years & UnderFreeFreeFreeNA
Note: Daily admission fees may not be applied to the cost of a season pass.
*Guests are limited to four(4) visits per individual per year. All facilities are cash-free. All pass and daily fees must be paid by credit card (Visa, Master Card and Discover Card). If you wish to use cash or check to purchase your passes, please visit the Municipal Services Center. Children two and under are free, and do not require a pass or daily admission.

POOL HOURS

2022 SeasonDEVON POOLREED ROAD WATER PARKTREMONT POOL
SUMMER SEASON OPEN SWIM: May 28-August 16
Monday-Thursday11 am-Sunset*11 am-9 pm11 am-9 pm
Friday10 am-Sunset*10 am-9 pm10 am-8 pm
Saturday10 am-Sunset*10 am-8 pm10 am-9 pm
* Sunset is 9 pm or sunset, whichever is earlier.
ADULT LAP SWIM: May 28-August 16
Monday-Thursday8-11 am8-11 am8-11 am
Friday8-9 am8-9 am8-9 am
Saturday8-10 amNA8-10 am
SundayNoon-5 pmNoon-9 pmNoon-9 pm
EARLY BIRD LAP SWIM: May 28-August 16
Monday-Saturday (no Holidays)6:30-8 amClosed6:30-8 am
ADULT WATER WALKING: May 28-August 16
Monday-SaturdayClosed8-11 amClosed
BACK TO SCHOOL OPEN SWIM: August 17-September 5
Monday-FridayClosedClosedClosed
Saturday, Sunday, Labor DayClosedClosedNoon-8 pm
LATE SEASON ADULT LAP SWIM: August 17-September 3
Monday-SaturdayClosedClosed6:30-11 am
REST PERIOD
Rest periods are on the :45 of each hour and are 15 minutes in length (i.e. from 11:45 am to Noon). All children under the age of 18 years must exit the water and remain away from the side of the pools.

TREMONT POOL DEEP END SCHEDULE

2021 SeasonSundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
6:30-8 am6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes
8-9 am6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes
9-10 am6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes
10-11 am6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes2 Lap Lanes2 Lap Lanes
11-NoonDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving/Deep Water Swim
Noon-7 pmAlternating hours between Diving/Climbing Wall and Diving/Deep Water Swim. Noon starts with Diving/Climbing Wall.
7-8 pmDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving/Deep Water SwimDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving/Deep Water SwimDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving/Deep Water SwimDiving/Deep Water Swim
8-9 pmDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving/Climbing WallDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving/Climbing WallDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving/Climbing WallDiving/Climbing Wall

ADJUSTED HOURS AND CLOSINGS

2021 SeasonDEVON POOLREED ROAD WATER PARKTREMONT POOL
Monday, May 30Noon-8 pmNoon-8 pmNoon-8 pm
Sunday, June 19Noon-8 pmNoon-8 pmNoon-8 pm
Monday July 411 am-Sunset11 am-9 pmPool closed due to Northam Park firework
Tuesday, July 511 am-Sunset11 am-9 pmPool opens at 1 pm due to Northam Park firework cleanup
Tuesday, August 16Pool closed for seasonPool closed for season
Tuesday, September 6Pool closed for season

COVID-19:
If you are feeling unwell or have a fever, please stay home. If you are not vaccination, we encourage mask wearing when unable to social distance. We will clean common touch points regularly.

Season Pass Definitions:
UA Resident - An individual who either lives or works in Upper Arlington. A copy of a utility bill, lease, deed, pay stub or tax record may be requested for verification.
Dependent Children - An unmarried person who is under 24 years of age who is currently living at home. Or a foster child who is currently living in the home, verification may be required.

Pass Holder ID:
The Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation Department is transitioning from a pass holder card to a pass holder key fob. the key fob will allow a pass holder to use one ID for swimming, tennis and other Parks & Recreation programming. Pass holders may pick up their key fob at the Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation office, Devon Pool, Reed Road Water Park, Northam Tennis Courts or Day Camp.

Pass Holder Pictures:
All pass holders are to have their photo taken for identification purposes either at the Parks and Recreation office, any of the three swimming facilities or the Northam Park Tennis Courts.

Hardship Termination:
All swimming and tennis membership pass sales are final except when hardship criteria can be documented. Requests for Hardship Terminations are evaluated on a case-by-case basis and must be submitted in writing to the Aquatics and Tennis Manager. Season pass fees may be refunded or issued as a credit voucher are are prorated from the start of the season regardless of use. Requests will not be accepted after August 31. A $5 processing fee is accessed on all hardship requests upon approval.

One or more of the following criteria must be met to qualify for a Hardship Termiation:

  • Personal medical condition - provide a physician's statement on the physician's office letterhead stating the medical condition, date of condition and specifics of restrictions.
  • Relocation - outside a 25-mile radius of the Municipal Services Center - provide proof of relocation (deed or lease agreement).
  • Patron death

Children Under 10 Years:
All children under 10 years of age must be accompanied and supervised by a paying parent or qualified caregiver.

Severe Weather:
In case of severe weather conditions, the City of Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to limit the use or close swimming facilities and tennis courts. If lightning, thunder or severe weather is in the area, the following procedures will be followed:

  • All pool and deck areas will be evacuated completely.
  • Patrons must exit the facility and seek shelter for their safety.
  • During a National Weather Service severe storm warning the facility will remain closed until the severe storm warning expires.
  • The National Weather Service considers a thunderstorm ended 30 minutes after the last thunder and/or lighting. At that time patrons will be allowed to re-enter the facility.
  • If the severe weather persists, or weather radar indicates severe weather throughout the day, the Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to close facilities or limit their use.

Cold Weather:
If the projected high temperature for the day is below 70 degrees the City of Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to limit the use or close swimming facilities. All three facilities will be closed if the projected high temperature for the day is below 60 degrees.

Rain Checks:
Refunds are not available to daily admissions during severe weather and unforeseen emergencies. However, rain checks will be issued to a swim facility guest who has been at the facility less than two (2) hours and for a tennis patron if less than one (1) hour of play. When requesting a rain check the guest must provide a receipt as proof of payment of the daily admission fee.

Remind.com:
If you want to be kept up to date on pool weather closings and special events? Join us on Remind.com and you will receive a text or email with up to date information.

To join:

  • Devon Pool Remind text @devonpo to 81010
  • Reed Road Water Park Remind text @reedroa to 81010
  • Tremont Pool Remind text @tremontpo to 81010
  • Northam Tennis Courts Remind text @northamte to 81010
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In the event of rain, camps and swim lessons will not be canceled. If lightning is spotted by lifeguards, the pool will be evacuated and will partake in a 30 minute delay beginning from the last sighting. Prolonged delays could result in a rescheduling. Camps can meet indoors.

Pool passes are not prorated.

Private lessons are not available.

Daily admission is also an option for all three of our outdoor pools. Reed Road Water Park and Tremont Pool Daily – $10, Evenings after 7 pm – $5, Children 2 yrs & under FREE. Devon Pool Daily – $7, Evenings after 7 pm – $3, Children 2 yrs & under FREE. Visit City Facilities for links to our pool pages.

Category: Aquatics

Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation does not have an indoor pool. The Department does use the High School natatorium. The indoor pool is only available for swim meets and Sunday Swim lessons. Sunday Swim lessons are for children of 4 years of age and older.

All facilities are cash-free. All pass and daily fees must be paid by credit card (Visa, Master Card and Discover Card). If you wish to use cash or check to purchase your passes, please visit the Municipal Services Center. Children two and under are free, and do not require a pass or daily admission.

Upper Arlington city pools offer both residential and non-residential season passes that are usable for the summer season at all three pool facilities. Prices are less expensive for residents. The cost of passes depends on the family size and prices are available any of our pools or tennis pages under the City Facilities section of the website; daily admission fees are also available.

In the event of rain, the pools will remain open during their regular operating hours. If lightning is spotted, the pool is evacuated for a 30 minute period for safety – this does not close the pool.

Enrollment into the next session of swim lessons is dependent upon the availability of open positions. Your child may sign up for lessons if an opening is available.

Registration for activities can be completed online at this link: parks.uaoh.net

POOL RENTAL

Reserve your party now! Party dates are available at Tremont Pool on Friday evenings and at Reed Road Water Park on Saturday evenings from 8:15-10:15 pm for your private gathering. Parties should be booked at least three weeks in advance. Arrange for food service from the concession stand or bring your own. Reservations can be made online or in-person at Parks & Recreation, Reed Road Water Park or Tremont Pool. Pool party fee must be paid when reservation is made. NO ALCOHOL OR TOBACCO PRODUCTS PERMITED. A reservation may be canceled 48 hours in advance for an 80% refund; 50% refund if less than 48 hours.

  • Online: Click here to purchase or renew your pass online.
  • In Person: Reed Road Water Park, Tremont Pool or Parks & Recreation Office (8 am to 5 pm weekdays).
  • Form: Pool Party Reservation Form
REED ROAD WATER PARK
Saturday - 8:15-10:15 pm
RENTAL FEETREMONT POOL
Friday - 8:15-10:15 pm
RENTAL FEE
Number of GuestsNumber of Guests
1-25$3751-25$300
26-50$42526-50$350
51-100$50051-100$425
101+$550101+$475

TREMONT POOL SHELTER RESERVATION

Having a birthday party or neighborhood gathering? Why not reserve the shelter at Tremont Pool? The shelter is available selected days from Noon-2 pm, 3-5 pm, and 6-8 pm. Reservation time includes any setup and clean up time. Reservation fee must be paid when reservation is made. Reservations can be made online or in-person at Parks & Recreation offices or Tremont Pool. A reservation may be canceled one week in advance for 80% refund; 50% refund if less than one week. If the pool is closed for weather or other reasons at the time of your reservation, the reservation will be rescheduled or refunded in full. NO ALCOHOL OR TOBACCO PRODUCTS PERMITED. Maximum shelter capacity is 50.
Options:

  • Online: Click here to purchase or renew your pass online.
  • In Person: Tremont Pool or Parks & Recreation Office (8 am to 5 pm weekdays).

Member Shelter Rental Fee: $80/2 hours
Non-member Shelter Rental Fee: $100/2 hours

Shelter reservation fee includes up to 10 admissions for non-members. All other guests may use season pass or pay the daily fee.
Reservations are not available on opening day (5/23), Memorial Day (5/25), Independence Day (7/4) or Labor Day (9/7).

2021-22 INDOOR SWIM SEASON: January 16-May 15

We are excited for the return of our popular Sunday Swim program in the new Natatorium at the Upper Arlington High School (1625 Zollinger Road). Sunday Swim is held on Sunday’s beginning January 16 and running through May 15, 2022 between the hours of 1-3 pm.

Pre-registration is required and you can register for the entire session or by day at parks.uaoh.net. Two and under free. Participants will enter through the Natatorium vestibule on the south side of the High School. Changing rooms are available.

HOURS:

Sunday: 1-3 pm
Exclusions: When UA Schools are not in session or the UA Swim Club hosts an age-group swim meet.  And these dates: 2/20, 3/13, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17 and 5/8.  View full schedule here.

PASS RATES AND DAILY ADMISSION

Passes can be purchased at the UAHS Natatorium.

Residents
Individual Pass (3 years & older): $18
Daily Admission: $3

Non-Residents
Individual Pass (3 years & older): $24
Daily Admission: $4

Senior Citizen with Golden Buckeye Cards: Free (daily, resident & non-resident)

Children 2 Years & Under: Free (daily, resident & non-resident)

PRECOMPETITIVE SWIM TEAM
Swim Team

We hope to offer the Precompetitive Swim Team in 2022.

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