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Carter Park Pool

Admission Fee

$6.00/person Monday - Friday, and $10.00/person Sat & Sun. Day cares call the pool for details.


2022 Membership Scholarship Information

2022 Pool Financial Assistance Form(es)

2022 Pool Financial Assistance Form

2022 Pool Punch Pass Application(es)

2022 Punch Pass Application

2022 Memberships and Pass Rates

2022 Pool Membership Application

2022 Pool Membership Application(es)

2022 Pool Reservation Form


  1. Public Restrooms (optional)
  2. Swimming Pool (optional)

*Pool memberships on sale! Rates increase on May 16th.*

Purchase your pool memberships:

  • Town Hall, Monday-Thursday from 7:30am-6pm
  • At the pool during operating hours

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 (must be an Ashland resident). A new membership system using key tags instead of membership cards was implemented during the 2019 season. Memberships go on sale Monday, April 4th.

Pool Season
Memorial Day - Labor Day. Pool will be open on weekends beginning 5/28. The pool will open 7 days a week beginning June 16th. Pool operating hours are 12pm-8pm.

Payment methods 
Patrons may use cash, debit card, check, or credit card to purchase a daily pass at the Carter Park Pool. If a credit card is used, a 1.4% fee will be added to the total cost of the transaction. 

Ten-Pass Pack
Patrons may also purchase a Ten-Pass Pack for $50 at Carter Park Pool. A Ten Pass Pack is ten visits to Carter Park Pool, whether used by one person or multiple people for a total of ten entries.

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). To be awarded a scholarship, fill out and submit the scholarship application. Recipients of pool pass scholarships will have maximum annual income as follows:

Household Size50% Scholarship100% Scholarship

Pool Parties
Carter Park Pool can be reserved for private events from 8:00pm-11:00pm every day . Please contact the pool manager by email for details and scheduling at Anthony Crews. The pool reservation form can be found in the documents section near the top of this page.

The Concessions Stand is not open at this time. 

Swim Team 
The Ashland Barracudas swim team practices and competes at Carter Park Pool. For more information, check out the Ashland Swim Team's website:  Or, contact Kevin Trent via email.  Here is a list of  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the Ashland Swim Team: Swim Team FAQs

Swim Lessons
The Patrick Henry YMCA conducts swim lessons in the Carter Park Pool Monday-Thursday mornings and evenings. Registration for swim lessons is available via the YMCA website.