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Bethlehem High School, 700 Delaware Ave, Delmar NY. 439-4921   .
Directions:
From NYS Thruway exit 23, take Rt 9W south to Rt 32 West. Right on Elm Ave and then left on Delaware Ave (first stop light). The high school will be on your left.

Bethlehem Central Senior High School

 Bethlehem Central Senior High School
Albany Academy, 135 Academy Rd, Albany NY. 465-1461                       
Directions: From Exit 23 of the NYS Thruway, left on Rt 9W (Southern Blvd), right on Delaware Ave, left on Whitehall Rd (at the stop light), then right on Fullerton St. The pool entrance and Albany Academy is at the end of Fullerton St (across Hackett Blvd). The pool is located in the building next to the sports complex (on the 2nd floor).   

Albany Academy

Bethlehem Middle School, 332 Kenwood Ave, Delmar NY. 439-0513      
Directions:
From NYS Thruway exit 23, take Rt 9W south to Rt 32 West. Make a right onto Kenwood Ave (first light on Rt 32) and the middle school will be on the left past the first stop light.

Bethlehem Central Middle School.     

Bethlehem Town Park, 261 Elm Ave, Delmar NY. 439-4921   .
Directions:
From NYS Thruway exit 23, take Rt 9W south to Rt 32 West. Left on Elm Ave and then right into the town park. The pool is the first building to your left. 

Bethlehem Town Park, Delmar NY

 

Directions to Other Area Pools

Note: The directions provided herein are as accurate as could be derived from descriptions provided by a number of experienced Dolfin families and an assortment of maps. The Dolfin Swim Club does not guarantee these directions, nor do we claim that the directions provided are the best or only way to get to a given location. We recommend leaving plenty of time to get to any pool listed. Travel times are estimated from the Four Corners in Delmar.

Albany Academy, Albany, NY
Travel time: 15 minutes

Take Delaware Avenue into Albany. Turn left at the traffic light at Coulson’s, onto Whitehall Road. Turn right at the next traffic light onto Marwill Street. Take Marwill Street to the next traffic light, at Hackett Boulevard. Turn left onto Hackett. Turn right into the first driveway off Hackett. The pool is in the new building between the black-and-white Field House and the brick academic building.

Albany High School, Albany, NY
Travel time: 15 minutes

Take New Scotland Avenue, and turn left onto S. Manning Boulevard. From Manning, turn right onto Washington Avenue. The school is at 700 Washington Avenue and will be on your right. Drive past the school and into the parking lot. From the parking lot, you will see windows looking into the pool.

Amsterdam Middle School, Amsterdam, NY
Travel time: 50 minutes

Take NYS Thruway west to Amsterdam, Exit 27. On exiting the tollbooths, follow Route 30 north across the Mohawk River and into the city of Amsterdam. Follow Route 30 up the hill and watch for Bunn Street on the left. There is a Stewart’s on the corner. Turn left at Stewart’s and continue straight on this street for about 5 blocks. The street eventually runs into the school complex, where there is a large sign. The pool is on the left inside the main entrance of the new building.

Ballston Spa High School Pool, Ballston Spa, NY
Travel time: 45 minutes

Take Interstate Route 87 (Adirondack Northway) to Exit 12. Follow Route 67 West several miles
to the intersection with NYS Route 50. Proceed across the intersection onto Ballston Avenue. Ballston Spa High School is on Ballston Avenue on the left, just past the intersection. Follow the signs to the pool.

Bethlehem Central High School, Delmar, NY
From Interstate Route 87, take Exit 23. Take the first right after the toll booth, and then take a right at the sign indicating 9W and Route 32. After about a mile, bear right on Route 32 South. Go about four miles. You will encounter several stoplights along Route 32. Continue going straight until you cannot go any farther (Route 32 becomes the Route 32 bypass). Turn right onto Van Dyke Road and proceed to the traffic light. Bethlehem Central High School is on the right.

Canajoharie Nellis Memorial Pool
East Hill School, Canajoharie, NY
Travel time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Take NYS Thruway west to Canajoharie Exit 29. The school is up on the hill in the southeast end of town and is visible from the Thruway. From the exit, turn right on East Main Street, Route 5S,
and go about one-quarter mile to Church Street. Turn left on Church and then left again onto Maple Avenue. Take the third left onto Abeling Street. The school is off School District Road, at the end of Abeling Street. Parking is available in the school lot.

Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Travel time: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Take NYS Thruway west to Utica, Exit 31. Follow I-790/NY12 south to Sangerfield, about 18 miles. Turn west on US 20, continue about 12 miles to junction of NY Route 12B. Or take US 20 west from Albany to its junction with NY Route 12B. Follow 12B south through the village of Hamilton. Colgate University is on the south side of the village. The pool building is at the south end of the campus, directly on 12B, on the left/east side of 12B, adjacent to the ski slope. Parking is available in the lot across the street from the pool.

College of St. Rose, Albany, NY
Travel time: 20 minutes

From Delmar, take Delaware Avenue into Albany. Turn left onto Whitehall Road, right on Marwill Street, left on Hackett Boulevard, right on South Main. Continue on Main Avenue to Western Avenue. The pool is located in the Activities Center, on the south side of Western Avenue between North Main Avenue and Partridge Street. Parking is available on the street either on Western or Madison, which is parallel, south of Western.

Elm Avenue Town Park Pool, Delmar, NY

From Interstate Route 87, take Exit 23. Take the first right after the toll booth, and then take a right at the sign indicating 9W and Route 32. After about a mile, bear right on Route 32 South. Go about four miles and turn left when Route 32 South goes left at a light at Elm Avenue. Go about one-quarter mile; the Elm Avenue park is on the right.

Emma Willard School, Troy, NY

Start out going to RPI then continue on 15th street past the RPI pool until it ends.  Go left on Rt. 2, stay right onto Rt. 66 (Pawling Ave).  Take a left onto Elmgrove (across from the funeral home and turn right onto the campus.  Drive about 3/4 aroundthe traffic circle then turn right.  Follow the road to the parking lot behind the building that is on your right.  The pool is in that building (Mott Center).

Glens Falls High School, Glens Falls, NY
Travel time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

From Delmar, take the Northway north to Exit 18. Turn right at the exit onto Main Street. Follow Main into the city of Glens Falls, where the name changes to Broad Street. Turn left at the traffic light at LaRose Street. Follow LaRose to Sherman Avenue. The high school is a yellow brick building on the left side of Sherman. Parking is available in the school lot.

Gloversville Middle School, Gloversville, NY
Travel time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Take NYS Thruway west to Amsterdam, Exit 27. On exiting the tollbooths, follow Route 30 North all the way through Amsterdam about 9 miles to Route 29. Take Route 29 West 1.2 miles to Route 29A West (right turn at White Holland House Restaurant). Travel about 6.8 miles straight through the city of Gloversville. Route 29 bears to the right. Travel about a half mile. On the right-hand side of the road, you will see an old Supreme gas station sign. There is a road just past this with signs marking the school entrance. Turn right up the hill. The school is at the top of the hill. Enter the first parking lot. It should take 15 minutes from the time you turn on Route 29A West.

Kingston High School, Kingston, NY
Travel time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Take NYS Thruway south to Kingston, Exit 19. Enter the traffic circle and follow the signs for I-587 into downtown Kingston. Exit on Broadway, Route 32 South. Take Broadway past the railroad underpass and watch for the high school on the right, about 3 blocks after the underpass. The pool is in the athletic building on the southeast side of the school complex. Parking is available in the school lots.

Mohonasen Senior High School, Schenectady, NY
Travel time: 45 minutes

Take NYS Thruway to Exit 25. Take the first exit after the toll booth (Exit 9) off I890. Take a right at the top of the ramp onto Curry Road, Route 7 West. Continue until you reach the third traffic signal, then turn left onto Mohonasen’s driveway. Mohonasen High School, at 2072 Curry Road, is the second building in, at the end of the driveway. Draper Middle School is the two-story building to the right.

New Hartford High School, New Hartford, NY
Travel time: 2 hours

Take NYS Thruway west to Utica, Exit 31. Follow the signs for Genesee St. South. Take Genesee through Utica to the village of New Hartford. Watch for the underpass. Go left on Oxford Road, first left after the underpass. Turn left at the first light onto Oxford Road into the school parking lot.

Niskayuna High School, Niskayuna, NY
Travel time: 35 minutes

Take Exit 25 (Schenectady) from I-90 (NYS Thruway). Continue on 890 West, approximately 2 miles. Take Exit 7 for Route 7 East (toward Troy). Approximately 2 miles farther, turn left onto Route 146 (Route 146 is also called Balltown Road at this intersection). About 1.5 miles farther, Niskayuna High School is on the right. The entrance is at a traffic light.

RPI, Robison Pool, Troy, NY
Travel time: 35 minutes

From Delmar take 787 northbound to the exit for Route 7/Collar City Bridge. Follow Hoosick Street up the hill and turn right on 15th Street, after the Troy Plaza Shopping Center. Follow 15th Street; watch for the overpass. The pool entrance is on the left . Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the Armory or on the street.

Saint Rose (see College of St. Rose)

Shaker High School, Latham, NY
Travel time: 30 minutes

Take the Northway north to Exit 5 (Route 155). Take 155 east, crossing Route 9. Continue east on 155 approximately three-quarters of a mile past Route 9. Shaker High School will be on the left. The first school building on the left is the junior high school. The pool is located in the second building, the senior high school. It is the first left after the junior high. Parking is available in the school lot.

Shenendehowa Aquatics Center, Clifton Park, NY 
Travel time: 40 minutes

Take I-87 to Exit 9, head west onto Route 146, continue approximately 1 ½ miles to traffic light and turn left into the entrance of the Shenendehowa campus. As you enter the campus, bear left. The Aquatics Center is a separate building adjacent to Gowana Middle School (across from the transportation complex). There is generally ample parking.

Siena College, Loudonville, NY
Travel time: 30 minutes

Take the Northway north to Exit 5 (Route 155). Go left on Route 155 and follow it east to its junction with Route 9. Turn right on Route 9 and follow it south about a mile. Pass the college on your left and turn left at the traffic light, at the junction of Spring Street Road. Take the fourth left off Spring Street Road for the Alumni Recreation Center. As you enter the “ARC,” the pool is on the left off the main lobby. Parking is available in the ARC lot.

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Travel time: 50 minutes

Exit off of I-87 at exit 15. At the end of the exit ramp, take a left heading toward Saratoga Springs. You will travel through three traffic lights and at your fourth traffic light, take a right onto East Avenue. At the first stop sig,n you should be at North Broadway; take a right. Travel approximately 1⁄4 mile and take a left into the Skidmore campus. Travel to the end of that road and then take a left and follow the road around the bend and the Athletic Center is the first building on the left-hand side.

SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
Travel time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Take NYS Thruway to Exit 18. Turn left at Thruway light and make the next left onto South Putt Corners Road (at the Super 8 Motel). You will pass the high school on the left. Take South Putt to the end and turn right onto Route 32. Travel approximately 1 mile. The college will be on the left. Follow signs to the gymnasium (Elting Gym).

Troy High School, Troy, NY
Travel time: 35 minutes

From Delmar, follow 787 northbound to the exit for Route 7 east, Collar City Bridge. Follow Hoosick Street up the hill about three-quarters of a mile. Turn right on Burdett Avenue. Go past Samaritan Hospital on the right and the road that leads up the hill to the RPI Field House on the left. Troy High will be on the left. The high school is an older, yellow brick building. Parking is available in the lot.

Ulster County Pool, New Paltz, NY
Travel time: 1 hour, 45 minutes

From Delmar, take NYS Thruway south to New Paltz Exit 18. From the tollbooth, turn left and follow Route 299 west through the village of New Paltz. Cross the bridge outside of town. The pool is adjacent to the fairgrounds. After crossing the bridge, take the first left, County Route 7, Libertyville Road. The pool is 1.7 miles from the junction of 299 and 7 on the left. Parking is available in the lot.

Union College Pool, Schenectady, NY
Travel time: 45 minutes

From Delmar, take Thruway west to Exit 25. Take I-890, the Crosstown Arterial, to Exit 5, Broadway. Turn right off the exit and follow the maroon signs for the Urban Cultural Park. The park is on Nott Terrace. Pass the park and continue on Nott Terrace to Union Street. Turn right at the light at the intersection of Nott Terrace and Union Street. Do not enter Union College at the Payne Gate across from St. John’s Church. Bear left at the next traffic light where Union Street joins Union Avenue. Take Union Avenue about one-quarter mile and watch for the entrance to the Athletic Complex on the left. Enter the campus here. The pool is located in Alumni Gym, behind the bleachers for the football field. The pool entrance is at ground level on the side of the gym closer to the field house. Park across the street from the gym or in the lot across from the field house and Achilles hockey rink.

The University at Albany, Albany, NY
Travel time: 20 minutes

From Delmar, take Route 85 north to the Western Avenue/Route 20 exit. Turn left on Tampa Avenue and proceed to Western Avenue. Turn left onto Western. Follow Western about 1.5 miles and watch for the university signs on the right. Turn right into the university and then bear left on the Loop Road and go about one-quarter mile. The Athletics Complex will be on the right. Park in an Athletics parking area. The pool is located in the gymnasium building, north of, and adjacent to, the newer Recreation and Conference Center.

U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY
Travel time: 2 hours, 15 minutes

Take Thruway south to Newburgh. Take I-84 East to Route 9W. Take 9W South through Newburgh and over Storm King Mountain to Central Valley, about 12 miles. Take Route 218 toward West Point. You will pass the Golf Course and Ski Slope. Enter at Washington Gate. Pass the hospital, elementary school, and cemetery on the left. The pool is in the Arvin Gymnasium, located between Washington Road and Mills Road.

Voorheesville High School, Voorheesville, NY
Travel time: 20 minutes

Take Kenwood Avenue west to New Scotland Road/Route 85. Follow 85 to the junction of 85A. Turn right and go into the village of Voorheesville. Stay on 85A as it goes past the Voorheesville Elementary School and up the hill out of town. The high school is on 85A on the right just after you pass the Albany County Cooperative Extension. Parking is available in the school lot.