COVID-19 UPDATES 

NEW PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY POOL OPENS FRIDAY JUNE 26

Visit our 'Membership' page for season registration details. Everyone is welcome to join The Pool!!

Visit our 'Pool Hours' page for latest opening days and times.

The NJ Department of Health guidance has unfortunately been changing recently with original capacity guidance now reduced from 1,000-person entry at one time, to 250-person entry at one time.  We have been informed that capacity may hopefully increase to 500-person entry July 3.

To allow all pool members the opportunity to use the pool with the current capacity limits, and to avoid the need for general entry on-line scheduling, our opening guidelines are:

  • Individual (non-contact) entry and exit sign-in and sign-out

  • 3-hour maximum pool visit session.  Members are asked to self-regulate their 3 hours using an honesty system.

  • This Pool health waiver will need to be completed before entry to The Pool. Please print off, sign and bring to the pool upon your first visit.

  • 45-min individual lap lane usage within lap pool.  We are in the process of developing a sign-up process to avoid waiting queues

We will be monitoring the capacity flow and adjust accordingly as needed.

 

2020 SEASON NPCP MEMBER OPERATING GUIDELINES BASED ON THE NJ DEPT OF HEALTH'S GUIDELINES

Further information:Department of Health's guidance for operating pool and bathing facilities during COVID-19.

As NJ progresses through the re-opening phases we will update these operating guidelines.

NPCP COVID-19 Operating Guidelines for Members, based on the NJ Dept of Health guidelines include, but are not limited to:

  • Wearing a cloth face covering is encouraged when social distancing of 6 feet cannot be maintained. (cloth face coverings should NOT be put on children under age 2 due to risk of suffocation).

  • Face coverings are not allowed in the water due to risk of drowning.

  • Maintain 6 feet social distancing between ‘family units’ (immediate family members, caretakers, household members, or romantic partners) on the pool deck and while in the water.

  • Hand sanitizer will be available as designated locations around the facility.
  • Please stay home if you are sick.  Symptoms related to COVID-19 include fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea.

  • Please print off and sign this waiver to hand in at the check-in table on your first visit to the pool this season. 

  • Bathroom and shower facilities are open, with social distancing capacity flow.  

  • All persons must wear foot coverings to enter shower/bathroom area.

  • Changing rooms will be closed; plan to come in your bathing gear as the bathroom should not be used for changing purposes.

  • BYO chair (no chairs or tables provided by The Pool).

  • Playground, waterslide and diving boards closed.

  • Swim Team: email and website information will be issued when further information is available.

  • Planned NPCP organized member activities/events (e.g Teen Movie night, basketball competition): cancelled until further notice in order to maintain social distancing.

  • NPCP Games/equipment (kick boards, noodles, basketballs etc):  Not available to prevent spread of COVID-19.  Individuals may bring their own kickboard/basketball for individual/family unit use.  Shooting hoops only (no games) to ensure social distancing. 

  • No guests allowed.  Pre-purchased 2019 and 2020 season guest passes will remain valid for 2021 season use.

  • Snack Shack is open.

 

Every member (or parent/guardian) must commit to following these guidelines and present a signed COVID-19 waiver before entry.

NEW PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY POOL

1378 Springfield Avenue

New Providence, NJ 07974

membership@nppool.org


908.464.4141

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