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SSC Update 7/2: Enjoy the Holiday Weekend at the Pool! Read on to see the upcoming calendar and other updates

SSC Membership

July 2nd 

Dear Swarthmore Swim Club Members,

Happy Independence Day! Here are a few reminders of what is happening at the pool this weekend and additional updates to help you enjoy your time at the pool! 

This Weekend! 

Friday, July 2nd

  • All Day- Buddy Day - Guests 13 and under are $1 for the day

  • 5:00-7:00pm  Food Truck Friday: T+N Homemade Kitchen 

  • 6PM Raft Night

Sunday, July 4th

  • Celebrate the 4th of July at the Pool

  • Pool Hours 12-8PM

  • Our favorite games will be on and our General Manager will fire up the grill! 

    • Start time approx. 1PM

  • Traditionally, this is a busy day at the pool.  Biking and walking to the pool are encouraged and you may want to have an extra chair with you just in case! Feel free to store extra chairs along the fence behind the basketball court.. 

Monday, July 5th

  • Pool is Open Regular Weekday Hours 6:30AM-8:30PM

  • No Swim Team Practices 

  • Dive Practice 3-5PM

A few additional updates:

  • Grills: The Pool has one charcoal grill and one electric grill available for members to use.  Stop by the office to reserve a grill. 

  • Guests: Guest passes can be purchased at the office with cash or check 

    • Guests must be accompanied by a member 

    • $10 per day 

    • $5 if entering after 5PM

  • Weather Related Closures: Summer storms are inevitable and thunder, lighting, and heavy rain will cause the pool to close from time to time.  Our staff will do their best to communicate reopening target times on the Capacity Tracker. 

  • WiFi: Working from home and want a change of scenery?  Why not work at the pool?! Our WiFi has been recently upgraded and coverage will now cover the entire pool grounds.  Password: [email protected]! (case sensitive)


  • Landscape work taking place in the Grove.

  • Swap Days begin at neighboring clubs. Please see below for days you can take a swim at a new spot if you would like. 

    • Monday- Wallingford

    • Tuesday- Creekside 

    • Wednesday- Rose Valley 

  • Coming Soon: We are awaiting an update on the arrival of our new playground climber called “The Spaceball.” Stay tuned! 

Tuesday, July 6th

Wednesday, July 7th

  • 10-11:30AM Chester Eastside Camp at the SSC 

  • 5-8PM Varsity Swim Meet vs. Martin’s Dam

    • Lap Pool closed during the meet; lap lanes will be open in the L-Pool

Thursday, July 8th

  • Swap Day: Swarthmore is open for the day at no charge to members of Wallingford, Rose Valley, and Creekside Swim Clubs

  • 9:30-11:30AM Boys and Girls Club of Chester Camp at the SSC 

  • Let’s Re-Imagine the SSC-together!

    • 7PM-- THINK BIG! Brainstorm with the Board about the renovation of the Grove, as well as discuss other improvements YOU, our members, would like to see happen at the pool.  Shark sized ideas are welcome!! We will also discuss upcoming infrastructure needs and how to fund all of the ideas. 

Friday, July 9th

  • All Day- Buddy Day 

  • 5:00-7:00pm  Food Truck

  • 6PM Raft Night

Sunday, July 11th

  • Let’s Re-Imagine the SSC-together!

    • 8AM-11AM-- GROVE Clean Up Day-- Bring your garden gloves and join the Board of Directors to spruce up and reset our Grove area for gathering and fun. If you have extra lawn games you would like to donate, please bring those too! Our landscapers will be working in the area ahead of this event to get it ready for use.  Refreshments and snacks will be provided. 

The SSC Board and General Manager 

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