Carter Park Pool
$5.00/person Mon - Fri $8.00/person Sat, Sun, & Holidays; $4.00/daycare attendee but call the pool for details.
|Other Link||Pool Pass Application (Available April 1)|
- Concessions (optional)
- Public Restrooms (optional)
- Swimming Pool (optional)
The Carter Park Pool is an eight lane 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. A new membership system using key tags instead of membership cards will be activated during the 2019 season but memberships will still go on sale April 1st.
|First Day of 2019 Season||May 25|
|Weekends / Holidays Only||May 25 - June 9|
|Daily Operation||June 14 - September 2|
|Last Day of 2019 Season||September 2|
|April 1 - April 30, 2019||Individual||Family||Senior (60+)||Caregiver|
|May 1 - July 15, 2019|
|On or After July 16, 2019|
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 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
Starting in 2018, the Patrick Henry YMCA began administering swim lessons at Carter Park Pool.
•Training for a triathlon or just want to get back into the swim of things? Patrick Henry Masters Swim is for the serious teen and adult swimmer looking to improve time or keep in shape. Steve is our Master Swim instructor. He swam at Penn State and has years of experience coaching individuals to meet their swimming goals.
Morning Session: June, July, August 6a-7a $75 per month
•Please visit their website for swim level descriptions and dates www.ymcarichmond.org
Morning Lessons: June, July, August
Preschool: 9a-9:30a; 10:25a-10:55a
$48 member/$93 non member
Evening Lessons: June, July, August
Preschool: 5:25p-5:55p and 6p-6:30p
$48 member/$93 non member
• 6p-6:45p FREE to Carter Park pool members and guests
June 11th HIIT (high impact interval training)
June 25th Zumba
July 9th HIIT
July 23rd ZUMBA
August 13th HIIT
August 27th ZUMBA
Teddy Anna, Aquatics Director
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.