Swimming

Veterans Park Pool & Wading Pool

Location

1250 Union Road West Seneca, NY 14224

Phone Number

716-674-6086 (Sent to Recreation Office)

Email

recdept1@twsny.org

Website:

www.westseneca.net

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Lauren J. Masset, Recreation Supervisor

lmasset@twsny.org

716-674-6086

 


 

Hours of Operation

The Veterans Park Pool(s) typically opens the Wednesday after West Seneca Community Days. The pool season typically ends near the end of August. 2017

Opening & Closing Days Listed Below

Closed 4th of July & Labor Day

Program

Day(s)

Time(s)

Swim Lessons Mommy & Me

Monday or Wednesday

10:00  AM – 10:50 AM

Swim Lessons Levels 1-6

Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM or 12:00 – 12:50 PM

Swim Lessons Summer Full Day Camp Only

Monday & Wednesday

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM

Open Swim

Monday – Thursday

Friday - Sunday

2:00 pm – 8:00 PM

12:00 pm – 8:00 PM

Wading Pool & Mushroom

Monday -Thursday

Friday - Sunday

9:00 am - 8:00 PM

12:00 pm - 8:00 PM

Senior Swim

Tuesday & Thursday

1:00 – 1:50 PM

Closed 4th of July Labor Day
Open Date June 28, 2017 June 28, 2017
Closing Date

Large Pool: August 25, 2017

Free Admission w. Valid Resident ID Card on Closing Day!

Wading Pool: August 27, 217

Always Free Admission

 


 

Town Pool Open Swim Season Passes

*Open only to residents of the Town of West Seneca

 Unlimited Use of the Pool for the entire season!

2017 Pool Passes On Sale June 1, 2017 @ West Seneca Town Clerk Office located at 1250 Union Road West Seneca, NY 14224. Phone Number 716-674-5600.

Single Person Swim Pass $45.00

Family Swim Pass (3 People) $125.00

Additional Family Member: $25.00

  Must provide proof of residency in order to obtain seasonal pass

 


 The Wading Pool & Mushroom during regular hours of operation - open to the public & FREE ADMISSION!

GENERAL ADMISSION FEES FOR THE VETERANS PARK (BIG) POOL:

ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE POOL AREA MUST PAY AN ADMISSION FEE

*NON-EXPIRED Town of West Seneca ID Cards Required for entry

 

Adult (18+) Resident*

$            3.00

Child (5 - 17) Resident*

$            2.00

Child (4 and Under) Resident*

            Free

Resident Active Duty Military / Veterans*

            Free

Senior (60+) Resident

            Free

Guest

$            6.00

Single Swim Pass Resident

$          45.00

Family Swim Pass (3 Persons)

$        125.00

Additional Family Member

$          25.00

 

Free Admission for Resident w/ valid Resident ID Card on Opening Day 2017, Closing Day 2017 and Family Swim Day on July 21, 2017.

 

Veterans Park Pool Admission Policy

  • A Town of West Seneca photo ID card is required to be admitted for use of the pool. For more information on how to obtain a West Seneca Photo ID Card please call 674-5600 or click here.

  • A photo ID card entitles the holder to Town Resident Rates.

 

Guest Privileges

1.  Anyone without a Town of West Seneca ID card is considered a guest.

2.  Residents of the Town of West seneca who wish to bring in a guest must follow the

    procedure outlined below:

  • Guest must be accompanied by a resident 14 or older of the Town of West Seneca who holds a valid ID card.

  • Guests must pay the guest fee.

  • Guests have to sign in the "Guest Book" at each visit

  • Guest privileges may be restricted on days when the pool is full or near capacity, to ensure space for West Seneca Residents.

 

Subject to Restrictions

  • Children 14 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult, in the water.

  • Lifeguards are responsible for having persons removed from the pool if they do not conform with all rules and regulations, including state and local health laws.

 



Summer Swim Lessons

 

Children must be at least 6 years old by August to participate in Summer Swim Level Lessons

  • Monday/Wednesday  or  Tuesday/Thursday at the Veterans Park Pool

  • If any class is cancelled, it will be made up and classes may run past the allotted time frame

  • Classes are about 50 minutes each

  • Classes are offered between 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

  • Once a maximum number of students is reached, that class will be closed

  • Each level needs a minimum of 6 students to take place

  • Parents & Guardians are not permitted to be on the pool deck during instruction, however the spray pool will be open during swim lessons for observation of lessons.  Adults are also allowed to observe lessons outside of the fenced area around the pool

 

Mommy & Me - Age 24 Months - 48 Months

This class will help develop a comfort in the water and build a foundation for swimming as they grow older. Entire class will be spent in the shallow end. Parents must alwasys hold onto a child in the water. One parent must be in the pool at all times with their child. The ratio must be 1 (one) parent to 1 (one) child at all times.

 

Level 1 - Age 6+

Helps participants feel comfortable in the water.  Each child will develop the skills essential for pool safety and a sense of awareness in the aquatic setting and have a solid foundation of the front crawl and floats.

 

Level 2

Gives participants success with fundamental skills.  Will begin to develop independence in the water and a better understanding of aquatic safety.  In addition to the skills learned in Level 1, students will have a foundation established for both front and back crawl.

 

Level 3

Builds on the skills in Level 2 through additional guided practice in deeper water.  Students will have a foundation established for front & back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke.  Students will also begin to develop diving skills.

 

Level 4

Develops confidence in the skills learned and improves other aquatic skills.  In addition to the skills established in Level 3, students will learn the butterfly stroke and improve on diving skills.

 

Level 5

Provides further coordination and refinement of strokes and diving skills.

 

Level 6

Refines the strokes so participants swim them with ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances.

 


Senior Swim / Lap Swim 

Tuesdays & Thursdays

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

This will be a non-instructional time block set aside for only seniors as well as for those who wish to swim laps.

Lap Lanes will be in place to accommodate lap swimmers as well as an open area for those who wish to simply enjoy the pool.

 

*To qualify for Senior Swim you must show a VALID TOWN OF WEST SENECA SENIOR ID CARD. NO OTHER FORM OF IDENTIFICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

*Lap Swim is open to any resident who meets the open swim guidelines for entry.  Please refer to the above.

 


Forms, Links, Etc.

Summer Pool Information


Swimming Lessons


Senior & Lap_Swim


Bi-Centennial Pool Regulations


Pool Safety Plan - Easy to Read

Large Pool Safety Plan - Submitted to Erie County

Wading Pool Safety Plan - Submitted to Erie County

Pool Maps