Our Outdoor Pools and Groff Park Spray Pad (Mill River and War Memorial) are closed for the season. See you in 2022!
AMHERST MIDDLE SCHOOL - 170 CHESTNUT ST. AMHERST MA 01002
We believe that swimming is a life skill. Our qualified instructors love teaching water safety and great technical swimming to our community. The first day of each session will consist of testing to ensure that each swimmer is placed in the appropriate group. Join us!
new lesson structure
|Guppies||Parent & Child - Ages 6 mo-3 yr||Introduction to water with parent or guardian. Skills emphasized: Water Comfort, blowing bubbles & socialization.|
|Yellow Group||Ages 3-6 yr||If your child is entry level but able to get in the water without being held|
|Green Group||Ages 3-6 yr||If your child can perform 5 bobs, swim independently for 3 body lengths, and confidently jump in the water.|
|Red Group||Ages 7-14 yr||If your child is entry level or still developing strokes and endurance.|
|Blue Group||Ages 7-14 yr||If your child can perform freestyle or front crawl for 2 full pool widths with no support or breaks, can tread for 30 seconds, perform kneeling dive, demonstrate rotary breathing.|
For questions or concerns relating to Aquatics, please contact Aquatics Coordinator, Katie Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
Winter & Spring Swim Sessions
*DELAYED START* Session 1: FEBRUARY 12, 2022 - March 5, 2022
This delay is a 50% reduction in lesson time. A 50% refund to the original payment method will be issued to all accounts to make up for this lost time. Additionally, if you wish to unenroll completely we will be extending our 100% refund window until February 18th, 2022. If you wish to unenroll or prefer an account credit over a refund, please contact our office in writing at email@example.com by 2/18/2022.
We are still offering Open and Lap swim at the middle school Saturdays 12:15-4:00 pm and Sundays 11:00 am-4:00 pm beginning this Saturday 1/15. With our limited capacity, this is a great way to keep your kids swimming in the meantime.
Session 2: march 15, 2022 - April 7, 2022
$75 residents, $85 non-residents
Lap and Open Swim - 1/15/2022 - 3/13/2022
Saturdays 12:15-4:00 PM & Sundays 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
amherst recreation refund policy:
- Community Theater and Special Event ticket purchases are non-refundable and non-transferable.
- Pavilion rental changes/cancellation requests must be made in writing at least 14 days prior to the event. A $10 processing fee will be applied.
- Program/Class refund policy: All requests must be made in writing. There are NO refund granted for requests made after the first 2 weeks of the program. If Amherst Recreation makes the decision to cancel a class for any reason and we are unable to make up the class, we will issue refunds for cancelled class sessions.
100% Refund - Requests made PRIOR to the start of the program
50% Refund - Requests made during the current session (within the first 2 weeks)
- Summer Camp, Summer Sports and Vacation Camp Refund Policy: Summer Camp, summer sports and vacation camp changes/cancellation requests must be made in writing at least 14 days prior to the start of the session. A $10 processing fee will be applied. If Amherst Recreation makes the decision to cancel any days of programming for any reason, we will issue refunds for days cancelled.