Open Swim Policies (Updated 5/1/2022) 

The Peddie Aquatic Center complies with the NJ Department of Health Executive Directive No. 20-022 and has been inspected and approved by the Hightstown Borough Department of Health for compliance with this directive. In order to use the pool, each patron must be a registered member who has read & accepted the medical, liability and COVID-19 waivers.

  • All swimmers should self-assess their health daily for any signs of illness. Do not come to the pool if you are experiencing any signs of illness. (i.e. congestion, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, pain, rash, cough and headache, etc.) 
  • All registered members can drop in for swimming any time that open swim is available (check the monthly calendar!)
  • All swimmers must shower before entering the pool as required by the NJ Bathing Code. Do not apply lotions or sunscreens before entering our indoor pool!
  • Check-in with the lifeguard on deck before entering the water
  • Always enter feet-first, use of the starting blocks is prohibited during open swim.
  • Open swim is reserved for adults, aged 18 and older who are registered members of the Peddie Aquatic Center.
  • When sharing lanes please determine if you will circle swim (stay to the right) or split the lane before commencing your workout.


Etiquette for Lap Swimming:

Always enter the pool feet first, no diving. 

Use of the starting blocks is prohibited during open swim.