MCC Aquatic Information


UPDATES, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES.

POOL AREA RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. 

Pool area reservations will be in one-hour increments, to include rinse and change times, with a maximum swim period of 45 minutes. Please plan accordingly; come in your swimsuit. If you require additional rinse or change time, your swim may need to be less than 45 minutes. Immediate family members (total group size of 5 or less, must reside at the same address) may reserve use of one lane in the Main Pool to share. Larger family sizes should contact the office prior to reserving pool time. Limited Family Swim times will be made available in the Therapy pool and will be noted in the reservation system. Please indicate names of all family members attending at reservation in the comments.

Members who have reserved access to an area other than the Therapy Pool or Main Pool will not be permitted into the pool area or rinse and change area. After the health screening, members will first access the Rinse and Change area for a quick rinse before proceeding to their designated swim space.


SHOWER AND CHANGE:

Per State mandate, all swimmers are required to complete a quick rinse before entering the pool. Showers are now open and accessible. Please spray down the shower after use. limited lockers are available only while showering.


POOL AREA MASK REQUIREMENTS:

Masks are required at all times up until you are about to enter the water. For safety, masks will NOT be permitted in the water while swimming.


PERSONAL ITEMS:

Come ready for your swim. Members are asked to bring no personal items except a water bottle, keys, swim cap, goggles, towel, and after swim change of clothes into the facility. Locker access is limited to while showering. Personal items and masks will be stored in bins located at the end of each swim area.


WHAT EQUIPMENT IS AVAILABLE?

Use of kick-boards, pool buoys, pool noodles, and aqua belts provided by the Center will be allowed. Ask a lifeguard for desired equipment. Members will be required to disinfect equipment before and after use. Staff will complete additional disinfecting between uses.


CLEANING REQUIREMENTS: 

Aquatic staff will provide additional cleaning between each swimmer use as needed. Shower and change areas will be cleaned regularly, including use of spray disinfectant three times daily. Mid-morning and mid-afternoon and at close.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/POLICIES:

If you require special assistance (such as use of the pool lifts), please make note of that in the comments area when reserving your time block. Time blocks cannot be extended, and your swim time may need to be reduced. Please plan accordingly.


Pool Hours

Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Sunday, 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Main Pool (80-82 degrees)

Our 6-lane, 25-yard lap pool is available for General Swim, Lap Swim, as well as hosting several aquatic classes and lessons. Click here for the Main Pool Schedule.

Therapy Pool (92-94 degrees)

The Therapy Pool has designated time for specialized classes, therapeutic use, and family swim. This pool provides a warmer more comfortable environment for those with therapeutic needs, such as arthritis, chronic joint pain and fatigue, and individuals needing rehabilitation for injuries. It is also a great place for families to recreate and swim. Click here for the Therapy Pool Schedule. Click here for the Aquatic Exercise Association’s Therapy Pool Temperature Guidelines.


Bicentennial Pond: Closed for the season

See you Summer 2021

Bicentennial Pond will open to public swimming on June 26 with a modification to public swimming times.  Adjusted hours at Bicentennial Pond will not permit public swimming or beach use between 12-3 on weekdays.  This will allow for Camp Mansfield swimming per CT Office of Early Childhood rules under the COVID-19 situation.  

Pond Hours:

Monday - Friday: 3:00 pm-7:00 pm 

S/SN/Holiday, Noon - 6:00 pm

Should a session of Camp Mansfield not operate due to under enrollment, public swimming will be permitted 12-3 pm, Monday-Friday.  Updates will be posted on mansfieldcc.com.

No Camp Opening Day June 26th: 

Pond Hours will be Noon -7:00 pm

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