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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.

BULLETIN 24 Aug 2015:
Due to end-of-summer staff departures, Welch Pool will close at 5 PM on:

  • Sunday, August 30
  • Monday, August 31
  • Sunday, September 6
  • Monday, September 7.

Park Forest Pool will operate as usual.   POOL SCHEDULES...

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

Fall
2015
Fall Youth SWIM Lessons (Indoors)
Fall Youth DIVING Lessons (Indoors)
Summer
2015
Summer Pool FLIER 2015  Fees & Schedules (PDF)
Summer Pool SCHEDULES 2015
How do we purchase season pool passes?
SPECIAL EVENTS at the Pools 2015
Prescheduled GROUP POOL ADMISSIONS
Pool PICNIC PAVILIONS & FUNBRELLAS
Outdoor Pool RENTALS
Swim Team Meets & Schedules - 2015
Vendor Schedule (Novelty Refreshments)
Outdoor Pool RULES - Welch & Park Forest Pools
Vending, Catering & Soliciting Policies
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Welch Pool Swim Team Blog Link 
While the summer swim team programs are operated by CRPR, the Welch Pool Swim Team blog is managed solely by swim team members & parents.

THE POOL RENEWAL PROCESS for Welch & Park Forest Community Pools

Welch Pool Renewal History & Welch Pool construction photos are available HERE.

2015 Novelty Refreshment Vendor License Schedule

Summer
2015

WELCH POOL

PARK FOREST POOL

1:00-3:15 PM

3:30-5:30 PM

1:00-3:15 PM

3:30-5:30 PM

Monday

PHILLY PRETZEL

KONA

KONA

PHILLY PRETZEL

Tuesday

KONA

PHILLY PRETZEL

PHILLY PRETZEL

KONA

Wednesday

PHILLY PRETZEL

KONA

KONA

PHILLY PRETZEL

Thursday

KONA

PHILLY PRETZEL

PHILLY PRETZEL

KONA

Friday

PHILLY PRETZEL

KONA

KONA

PHILLY PRETZEL

Saturday

KONA

PHILLY PRETZEL

PHILLY PRETZEL

KONA

Sunday

PHILLY PRETZEL

KONA

KONA

PHILLY PRETZEL

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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