Carter Park Pool
$4.00/person Mon - Fri $7.00/person Sat, Sun & Holidays
|Other Link||Pool Pass Application (Available April 1)|
- Public Restrooms (optional)
- Swimming Pool (optional)
The Carter Park Pool is a junior Olympic-sized swimming pool (25 meters) with a separate kiddie pool for small children. The pool is open to Ashland residents and non-residents. Annual pool memberships are available for purchase at Town Hall, or a daily, per-person entry fee can be purchased at the gate. Financial assistance for pool memberships is available for qualified applicants.
|First Day of 2017 Season||May 27|
|Weekends / Holidays Only||May 27 - June 16|
|Daily Operation||June 17 - September 5|
|Last Day of 2017 Season||September 7|
|April 1 - April 30, 2017||Individual||Family||Senior (60+)||Caregiver|
|May 1 - July 15, 2017|
|On or After July 16, 2017|
Early Bird Special
In order to receive the early bird discount, you must pay for your pool pass on or before April 30th.
Patrons may use cash, debit card, check, or credit card to purchase a pool pass at Town Hall. However, if a credit card is used, a 4.5% fee will be added to the total cost of the pool pass. Only Visa and Master Card will be accepted at Town Hall.
Cash is the only form of currency accepted at Carter Park Pool.
Pool Pass Scholarships
Income-based financial aid is available to qualified Ashland residents for pool passes. Scholarships are available to heads of households (age 18 and over) and all family members meeting eligibility criteria (see the application above for more information). Recipients of pool pass scholarships will have maximum annual income as follows:
|Household Size||50% Scholarship||100% Scholarship|
Carter Park Pool can be reserved for private events from 8-11 PM every day but Friday, and it can be reserved for a private event from 9-11 PM on Fridays. Please contact the pool manager by phone at 798-2520 or by email for details and scheduling. The pool manager's email address is, as follows: Anthony Crews. The pool reservation form can be found in the documents section near the top of this page.
Swimming and Water Safety Lessons
Swim lessons are taught by Red Cross-certified Water Safety Instructors. Lessons are $45/person for pool pass holders and $60/person for students without a pool pass. To fill out an application, click on the following link: Swim and Water Safety Lessons Application.
|Parent / Child||Ages 6 months - 3 years|
|Preschool||Ages 3 - 5|
|Learn to Swim Program (LTS)||Ages 6+|
|Session 1||June 19 - 29||Monday - Thursday|
|Session 2 (Sold out)||July 10 - 20 ( Sold out)||Monday - Thursday (Sold Out)|
|Session 3||July 24 - August 3||Monday - Thursday|
|Session 4||August 7 - 17||Monday - Thursday|
|Time||Session 1||Session 2||Session 3||Session 4|
|9 - 9:45 AM||Adult Basics||Parent & Child||Adult Basics||Parent & Child|
|9:45 - 10:30 AM||Preschool||Preschool||Preschool||Preschool|
|10:30 - 11:15 AM||LTS 1||LTS 2||LTS 3||LTS 4|
|11:15 AM - 12:00 PM||LTS 3||LTS 4||LTS 5||LTS 6|
The Ashland Barracudas swim team practices and competes at Carter Park Pool. For more information, check out the Ashland Swim Team's website: www.ashlandswim.com Or, contact Kevin Trent via email. Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the Ashland Swim Team: Swim Team FAQs.