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**DUE TO THE NEW ONLINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM - ALL NEW I.D. CARDS WILL BE REQUIRED STARTING FEBRUARY 2017.**  We have added additional evening hours for Photo I.D.s - please see below.

We are offering ONLINE REGISTRATION for Pool Memberships!
Click on the red ONLINE REGISTRATION button to go directly to our new registration site and create an account and purchase pool memberships.

Creating Your ACTIVE Net Account - New Accounts 

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Locations:

  • Crestmont Pool: 2595 Rubicam Ave
  • Penbryn Pool: 200 Houston Ave

Pool Season:

  • Opens: Saturday, June 24, 2017
  • Closes: Monday, September 4, 2017

**POOL DISCOUNT DEADLINE IS APRIL 17, 2017 FOR ABINGTON TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS**

Swim Teams:

More Information:


Pool Membership

**Abington Parks and Recreation accepts Visa, Mastercard, checks, and cash for in-office transactions. 

Applications for membership renewal will not be sent by mail. Applications will now be part of the Spring/Summer Activities Guide that is mailed to all Abington Township Residents in March. In addition, the application can be downloaded & printed HERE.

Membership renewals will still be accepted by the Bureau of Parks & Recreation via mail. Residents applying for season membership before April 15, 2013 will receive a discount (see fee schedule below). New members must apply in person at the locations listed below. Residents must provide proof of residency at the time of application.

NEW AS OF 2010 - GUEST PASSES:  Resident daily members and all non-resident members will now have the opportunity to bring guests! A nominal fee will be charged for those individuals who wish to purchase a guest pass (Resident: $5.00/card, Non-Resident: $7.50/card). Guest fees will be charged as detailed on the Fee Schedule below. A guest pass MUST be purchased BEFORE taking guests to the pool and MUST be presented to the pool at the time of admittance.

As of 2009 household will be defined as all those individuals occupying a single family dwelling. Everyone being considered as a household will need to prove by way of official documentation, that they reside at the address listed on the pool application. There is no maximum number of household members. After three (3) household members have signed up for a seasonal membership, each additional individual will be charged an additional fee.

Additional person(s) costs: Children $10 Resident / $16 Non-Resident.  Adults $15 Resident / $21 Non-Resident.

Please Note: All children under the age of 10 years old, as of the start of the annual pool season, are required to have someone 16 years or older accompany the child at all times while in the pool complex. Additionally, all day care or day camp organizations will be required to provide a minimum counselor/camper ratio of 1 to 9 while utilizing the pool facilities.

EVERYONE JOINING THE POOL FOR THE FIRST TIME MUST BE PRESENT TO HAVE A PHOTO ID MADE. NO ENTRANCE WILL BE GRANTED TO THE POOLS WITHOUT THE PARKS & RECREATION ISSUED PHOTO ID.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

**DUE TO THE NEW ONLINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM - ALL NEW I.D. CARDS WILL BE REQUIRED STARTING FEBRUARY 2017.**  We have added additional evening hours for Photo I.D.s - please see below.

We are offering ONLINE REGISTRATION for Pool Memberships!
Click on the red ONLINE REGISTRATION button to go directly to our new registration site and create an account and purchase pool memberships.

Creating Your ACTIVE Net Account - New Accounts 

OnlineRegButton

 

Membership Renewal/ New Membership/Photo I.D. Hours for Abington Township Residents:

At Alverthorpe Manor: (515 Meetinghouse Road, Second Floor, Jenkintown, PA 19046 215-576-5213)

  • Monday through Friday - 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
  • CLOSED -4/14, 5/29, 7/5, 9/4

At the Ardsley Community Center: (2828 Spear Avenue, Ardsley, PA 19038 215-576-1630)

  • Monday - Friday: 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (closed from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. for lunch)
  • Also open for evening hours on Tues. (3/21, 4/11, 5/23, 6/13, 6/20): 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Open on Saturday, June 24th: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • CLOSED - 4/14, 5/29, 7/5, 9/4

Membership Renewal/ New Membership/Photo I.D. Hours for Non-Residents:

At Alverthorpe Manor:

  • Monday through Friday - 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
  • CLOSED - 4/14, 5/29, 7/4, 9/4

Mail in Renewal (for Residents & Non-Residents):

If you are renewing your membership, mail the application along with your payment (Check should be made payable to "Abington Township") to:

Abington Bureau of Parks & Recreation
515 Meetinghouse Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046


2017 Fee Schedule


Until April 17, 2017 After April 17, 2017
SEASON MEMBERSHIP Resident Nonresident Resident Nonresident
Individual under 18 yrs of age $85.00 $155.00 $105.00 $155.00
Individual 18 yrs of age and older $90.00 $160.00 $110.00 $160.00
Household Permit
(3 individuals occupying a single family dwelling, regardless of age)
$190.00 $309.00 $210.00 $309.00
Each additional adult in the household (18+) $15.00 $21.00 $15.00 $21.00
Each additional child in the household (under 18) $10.00 $16.00 $10.00 $16.00
Senior Citizen age 65 and over $30.00 $55.00 $30.00 $55.00
DAILY ADMISSION MEMERSHIP for other than Season Pass Holders
$25.00
$37.00
Weekday Admission Fee
       

Under 18 years of age

    $2.75
$3.75

18 years of age and older

    $3.00
$4.00
Weekends and Holidays
       

Under 18 years of age

    $3.25
$4.00

18 years of age and older

    $3.50
$4.25
GUEST FEES (paid at pool) A maximum of fifteen (15) guests will be allowed per season per membership   A guest pass is included with a resident season pass membership.  All other members must purchase a guest pass at the Parks & Recreation Office.
Weekday Admission Fee        

Under 18 years of age

    $4.50
$5.25

18 years of age and older

    $4.75
$5.50
Weekends and Holidays
       

Under 18 years of age

    $4.75
$5.50

18 years of age and older

    $5.00
$5.75
Guest Pass Fees
   
 

Cost Per Card (guest fees still apply)

    $5.00
$7.50

 

Memberships required for everyone 12 months and over by the start of the pool season. 

A limited number of non-resident memberships will be accepted at both pools. Non-resident members are only admitted to the pool they register for.

Your ID cards are permanent and should be kept from year to year. Replacement fee of $6.00 will be charged for a lost card.

Refunds for Pool Memberships must be requested two (2) full weeks before the opening date of the pools and will be assessed the 20% refund fee.

No refunds after opening date of pools!


Pool Rules

Guest Policy
A pool member must have a guest pass inorder to bring in guests. All Resident Season Pass holders will be issued a guest pass, free of charge, with their membership.  Daily Pass Members and Non-Resident Members may purchase a guest pass at the Parks and Recreation Office (Resident: $5.00/card, Non-Resident: $7.50/card). Guest fees will be charged as detailed on the Fee Schedule below. A guest pass MUST be purchased BEFORE taking guests to the pool. The pool member must be present with the guest pass, to bring guests into the pool. The member must also remain at the pool while the guest(s) are in the pool facility. Maximum of fifteen (15) guest per season will be allowed according to the following guest fee schedule.

Weekdays Resident Non-Resident
Under 18 years $3.50 $4.25

$3.75 $4.50
Weekends & Holidays Resident Non-Resident
Under 18 years $3.75 $4.50
18 years or older $4.00 $4.75

 

The Pool Manager may, at his/her discretion, prohibit guests, when necessary, to relieve overcrowding. Guest privileges will not be offered to non-resident member or daily tag holders.

Hours of Operation
Recreational Swimming:
Daily (Including Weekends and Holidays) - 11:00am - 9:00pm

Identification Cards
All members, both daily and seasonal, will be issued photo identification cards which must be shown for admission into pool area. Identification cards are not transferable. If a card is used by someone other than the authorized purchaser, it must be surrendered and no refund will be made. Lost cards must be reported immediately to the Pool Management. Cards should be retained from year to year.

Replacement Card Charge - $6.00 (LOST CARDS MUST BE PURCHASED AT ALVERTHORPE MANOR). All pool memberships are good only for the current swimming season and must be renewed each season.

General Rules

  • All children under the age of 10 years old, as of the start of the annual pool season, are required to have someone 16 years or older accompany the child at all times while in the pool complex. Additionally, all day care or day camp organizations will be required to provide a minimum counselor/camper ratio of 1 to 9 while utilizing the pool facilities.
  • All persons using the pool must shower prior to entering the pool.
  • All bather, including babies, must wear bathing suits in both swimming and wading pools.
  • Any child that is not potty-trained must wear swim pants under their bathing suit and is permitted only in the baby pool.
  • Any person showing evidence of skin disease, sore or inflamed eyes, cold, nasal, or ear discharge, open blisters or cuts, shall be refused admittance.
  • Only preschool children are allowed in the wading pool. All children age 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult ( age 18 or over). After 6:00 p.m., children under 13 years of age must be accompanied by an adult (age 21 or over).
  • No inflatable water paraphernalia, toys, balls, flotation devices, snorkels, face masks, fins and the like, will be allowed within the pool area.
  • Walk while within the pool area (on deck and grass). No one allowed in the water when the lifeguard is not on duty.
  • No swimming permitted in the diving area except as permitted by the Pool Manager.
  • Dressing and undressing will be done in locker room only for those who choose not to come to the pool clothed to swim.
  • All food and beverages will be served and consumed only within designated areas.
  • Smoking is not permitted anywhere on pool grounds.
  • The Pool Management will not be responsible for personal property brought into area.
  • Diving Board Rules: No handstand dives, nor seat dives. Only one person is allowed on the board at one time.
  • Pool Manager reserves the right to bar admission to resident or nonresident tag holders to prevent overcrowded conditions when this becomes necessary.

General Information

  • No ball or tag playing in the immediate pool area.
  • No dunking, running dives, snapping towels, or excessive splashing will be permitted in the pool area.
  • Chewing gum is prohibited in the pool area.
  • No glass or metal containers may be brought within the pool area.
  • No alcoholic beverages allowed.
  • Baby carriages or strollers are allowed in wading pool area only. Playpens will be allowed in designated area only.
  • No wrestling, running, ball playing, or other similar activities shall be permitted in the pool area.
  • Gambling, vulgarity, and other objectionable conduct will result in discipline by Pool Management.
  • No pets or animals.
  • No blowing of horns or loitering in the parking area.
  • No roughness, rowdiness, profanity, or other conduct affecting the safety and comfort of others.
  • Talking to lifeguards while on duty is strictly prohibited.

Enforcement of Rules and Regulations

  • Pool privileges may be revoked for failure to comply with all sanitary and safety rules, as well as other regulations herein specified.
  • The Bureau of Parks and Recreation may close or limit the swimming facilities or establish such additional rules and regulations whenever, in its judgment, such action is deemed necessary to desirable for the protection of health or safety or such persons entitled to use such facilities.
  • In addition, Ordinance 115-1, which sets forth all rules and regulations for Abington Township Parks and Playgrounds, shall be in effect at all times.

Refunds for Pool Memberships must be requested two (2) full weeks before the opening date of the pools and will be assessed the 20% refund fee.

No refunds after opening date of pools!

 

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