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An exciting summer is ahead!

1. Wm. L. Welch Pool will host a new, 16' tall "Kersplash Clear CLIMBING WALL" as shown at right.
Will you be able to make it to the top?
The new climbing wall has been installed along the north side of the lap pool, opposite the lap lanes. Check it out as you drive down Westerly Parkway!

2. Summer 2016 PARKING MAP for Welch Pool patrons during the High School Construction Project.

Kersplash Climb Wall

 

Swim Instruction

CRPR AUTHORITY
POOL FACTS

Welch Pool Complex
The renewed facilities opened
in May 2011.
Lap Pool: 280,000 gal.
Leisure Pool: 140,000 gal.

Park Forest Pool Complex
The renewed facilties opened
in June 2009.
Main Pool: 220,000 gal.
Tot Pool: 5,500 gal.

During 2014, the two sites hosted 95,018 visits during the 101-day summer swim season.

During 2015, the two sites hosted 101,098 visits during the 108-day summer swim season.

Park Forest Community Swimming Pool (Summer)
at 2100 School Drive, State College, PA 16803   (814) 238-4515 In-season
Google Map Link

• Wm. L. Welch Community Swimming Pool (Summer)
at 670 Westerly Parkway, State College, PA 16801   (814) 237-3964 In-season
Google Map Link

Winter/ Spring
2016

Winter/Spring Youth Swimming Lessons (Indoor)
Winter/Spring Youth Diving Lessons (Indoor)
Lifeguard Certification Class
(April 2016)

Summer
2016
Aquatics Fitness Programs for Adults New
Youth Swimming & Diving Lessons - Summer 2016 New
Swim Team Meets & Schedules 2016 New
Summer Pool FLIER 2016 (PDF)  Fees & Schedules
Summer Pool SCHEDULES 2016
Summer Pool FEES 2016 (The same fees as 2015!)
Welch Pool PARKING MAP New  (High School Renovations)
How do we purchase our season pool passes?
Special Events at the Pools 2016
Prescheduled GROUP POOL ADMISSIONS
Pool PICNIC PAVILIONS & FUNBRELLAS
Outdoor Pool RENTALS
Vendor Schedule (Novelty Refreshments)
Outdoor Pool RULES - Welch & Park Forest Pools
Vending, Catering & Soliciting Policies
Contact CRPR

Link to the Welch Pool Swim Team Blog 
While the summer swim team programs are operated by CRPR, the Welch Pool Swim Team Blog is managed solely by swim team parents and swim team members. 
The link to the Park Forest Swim Team Blog will be posted when available.

Link to the Pool Renewal Process for Welch & Park Forest Community Pools

Links to the Welch Pool Renewal History and the Welch Pool construction photos.

2016 Novelty Refreshment Vendor License Schedule

(To Be Announced)

Summer
2016

WELCH POOL

PARK FOREST POOL

       

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Tuesday

       

Wednesday

       

Thursday

       

Friday

       

Saturday

       

Sunday

       
Vending machines are also available at each pool.

Operations at each site is weather-permitting (and omit school days). Each vendor is expected to serve during the times listed; serving at other times on the same day is permitted after approval from the Aquatics Supervisor or CRPR Program Manager. At no time should both vendors be present at one site.

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The CRPR Authority is a publicly-funded, municipal agency serving 5 municipalities. The Authority also maintains 501c3 status.
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The Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority
2643 Gateway Drive #1 , State College, PA. USA 16801   (814)231-3071   Fax 814.235.7832