The Faculty Swimming Club

The Haverford College Faculty Swimming Club will not be accepting any additional non-campus memberships for the 2018 summer season.

To add your name to the waiting list for a membership, please visit the link below.

Be advised: The wait for a membership opening can take years.

Returning members will receive membership materials via email in mid-April. If you have changed your email address since last season, please contact the Membership Secretary in order to provide the new address.

The Haverford Faculty Swimming Club invites faculty members, staff, students and alumni of Haverford College and Bryn Mawr College to join for the summer season of 2018. The pool is a delightful place to cool off during the hot summer months.

Schedule: The pool will open on Saturday, May 26th. From May 26th through June 3rd, the pool will be open only on weekends (and Memorial Day). The lifeguard will post signs at the pool in case of late openings. The dates and hours that the pool will be open are:

Regular Days
May 26, 27, 28, and June 2, and 3 1 pm - 7 pm
June 4 - September 3Weekends
1 pm - 7 pm
12 pm - 1 pm and 2 pm - 7 pm
July 4th  1 pm - 7 pm
September 1, 2, and 3 (Labor Day Weekend) 1 pm - 7 pm
Saturday Evening Swims
July 7, 14, 21, and 28 7 pm - 9 pm

The pool is closed in the event of rain or electrical storm, and is at the discretion of the lifeguard when the temperature is 75° F or below. If in doubt, call the pool at 610-795-6113. We are pleased that Niall Doherty will be continuing as Lifeguard.

Fees: For current membership rates, please contact Douglas S. Davis, the club Membership Secretary.

Lap Swim: One 25 meter lane will be available at all times for adults-only lap swimming.

Children at the Pool: All children 12 years of age and younger must be supervised by a parent or caregiver at all times. Unless specifically listed on the family membership application, caregivers must check in with the lifeguard upon arrival at the pool. It is recommended that children who are not yet potty trained wear swim diapers covered either by plastic pants or a tight swim suit.

Toys and Floatation Devices: Toys and inflatables are allowed in the small (kiddie) pool. NO INFLATABLES allowed in large pool (The only exception would be bathing suits where floatation is sewn in to the suit.) Toys allowed in the large pool: soft balls (when pool is not to crowded), diving sticks, diving rings, and other diving toys that sink, not float.

Guest Policy During Regular Hours: The guest fee is $2.00 per person per visit. Members must pay for their guests at the time they arrive and inform the lifeguard as to their guest’s swimming ability. All guests must be accompanied by their host member(s) at all times. Please remember that a guest is considered to be an individual outside the member household.  During membership hours no more than 15 guests are allowed per member. If a member wishes to bring more than 15 guests, the pool may be reserved for use prior to or after membership hours (see "Parties" below).

Food and Drink: Food and drinks are allowed at the pool with the following restrictions: No glass bottles. No Alcohol. No food or drink in the pool or on the surrounding pool deck. No chewing gum.

Parties: Members may rent the pool outside of regular hours for $60.00 per hour plus $1.00 per person (up to $70.00). Please make arrangements directly with Niall.

Swimming Lessons: Our Lifeguard will offer swimming classes Monday through Friday for two or three weeks toward the end of June. These dates are not set at this point, so please contact Niall to determine the exact times and dates, and to sign up your child for lessons. Your child must be tall enough to stand in the shallow end of the pool with his/her head above water.

Location: The pool can be seen on the this campus aerial view.

Parking: Swim club members and their guests must follow the same rules as all others parking on campus. Please obey the posted signs indicating the status of parking spots/lots. The large parking lot off of Walton Rd., seen on this this campus aerial view is always open to visitor parking.

To Join: Last year's members will receive an email regarding membership renewal in early April of each year. New members should contact Douglas S. Davis, the club Membership Secretary, in order to receive the membership materials.

Membership Cards: Membership cards are not issued. The lifeguard will confirm your membership status upon your arrival at the pool.

See you at the pool!

Jennifer LilgendahlPresident610-896-1236
Zachary OberfieldVice-President610-896-2910
Kim MinorTreasurer610-795-1701
Douglas S. DavisSecretary610-896-4206