CITY OF HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND
Potterfield Pool Open for the Season
For Release – June 7, 2018
The City of Hagerstown, under the management of Community Pool Services, Inc., is excited to announce that Claude M. Potterfield Swimming Pool is now open 7 days week for the season, starting this Saturday, June 9th! The pool features a double tube slide, The Slidewinder water slide, and a children’s “splashpad” or "sprayground.” Its Aquaclimb is a unique, fun way for kids to learn about climbing and develop healthy skills for life. The Potterfield Pool is located at 730 Frederick Street in Hagerstown.
From June 9th until September 3rd, pool hours will be 12:30pm – 6:00pm, Monday through Friday; and 11:30am – 5:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays. It is available for rental on Fridays from 7:00pm-9:00pm and weekends from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. The pool makes a terrific place for a birthday party! To make a reservation and to learn about rental rates please call 1-800-966-2500 x 130.
Daily pool rates are free for kids 2 and under, $1.50 for ages 3 to 4, $3.00 for kids 5 to 12, $3.50 for youth and adults ages 13 to 61, $3.00 for seniors age 62 and over, and $10 for families. Pool season pass memberships are available and affordable for individuals and families. Both City and Non-City resident passes can be purchased – $125 for City resident family passes, and $175 for non-City resident passes. Visit the pool during public swim times to purchase your season pass.
Additionally, registration is open for official American Red Cross swim lessons in partnership with Hagerstown Area Summer Swimming. Red Cross levels 1-6 are offered each session. Classes meet over a two week period for 30 minutes each. Session I will run from June 18 to June 29, Session II from July 2 – July 13, and Session III from July 16 – July 27. The final Friday of each session is reserved as a rain make-up day. The fee is $45/session plus a one-time $14 HASS Membership Fee. For more info and to register visit www.hagerstownareasummerswimming.org or call 240-235-6521.
Hagerstown Area Summer Swimming also hosts the 2018 Summer Swim Team. Join a fun-filled, skills-based program for kids ages 4 through 18. The fun will include swim meets, pool parties, pep rallies and more! As long as a swimmer can make it down the pool for one length, anyone can join the team (open at all skill levels). Registration continues now through July. More information can once again be found at www.hagerstownareasummerswimming.org or by calling 240-235-6521.
Concessions are available on site. Visit our new concessionaire ‘Taste of Reggae’ near the sprayground for hot dogs, jerk chicken, curry and more! Outside food is not allowed to be brought into the pool, and rafts are discouraged.
Finally, join us for the PG-13 rated movie ‘Black Panther’ at our annual Dive-In Movie, scheduled for August 11th at 6:00pm. The movie will begin at dusk on an inflatable movie screen. Bring a blanket or chair to sit on the deck! Standard swim rates apply.
For more information about Potterfield Pool, call the pool office at 301.733.2599 / Parks & Recreation office at 301.739.8577 ext. 169, or visit the website at: www.hagerstownmd.org/potterfieldpool.
Media Contact: Amy Riley, Recreation Coordinator
301-739-8577 ext. 180
Parks and Recreation Department