The West Reading Pool is one of the largest municipal pools in Berks County. Memberships are available to Borough Residents and their guests, along with residents of Wyomissing School District, employees of Borough businesses, and Sacred Heart Students. A membership at the West Reading Pool allows members to take advantage of the 14" diving well, the tot pool with cascading umbrella, volleyball, and the concession stand.
The week of August 29th thru September 2nd the pool will be closed and will re-open Labor Day weekend (September 3rd, 4th and 5th). The pool will close at 4:00PM on September 5th for "Doggie Swim Day". (Doggie Swim is from 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM)
Hours of Operation
Due to the lack of staffing the West Reading Pool will be open the following hours for the remainder of the season:
~ 12:00PM - 6:00PM (until Sunday, August 21st)
~ 12:00PM - 4:00PM (Monday, August 22nd to Friday, August 26th)
~ 12:00PM - 6:00PM (Saturday, August 27th to Sunday, August 28th)
~ Pool closed Monday, August 29th to Friday, September 2nd
~ 12:00PM - 6:00PM (Saturday, September 3rd to Sunday, September 4th)
~ 12:00PM - 4:00PM (Monday, September 5th)
2016 Pool Membership Fees
Only persons who are 18 years and older will be permitted to complete and sign a season registration form. Any child 9 years of age or younger must be accompanied at all times by a responsible person who meets the following criteria: is a season member of the pool, pays the daily swimmer rate, or pays the daily spectator rate.
Please note: Non-residents who do not meet the requirements for non-sponsored membership, must be accompanied by a member of the pool, or a resident of West Reading Borough, in order to swim for the day.
Borough Residents - day pass rates ~ $6.00
Non-Borough Residents - day pass rates ~ : $12.00
6 day passes ~ $30.00
Initial Membership Card: FREE
Replacement/Lost Cards: $5.00
*MUST reside in the Borough of West Reading! Employees of Borough businesses who are 61 and older, but who do not live in West Reading, must pay $61.00.
Swim lessons will begin on June 13th at 9:00AM.
Cost: $50.00/residents; $75.00/ non-residents - per two-week session.
Times: 9:00AM - 11:30AM and 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Sessions will be held as follows:
~ June 13th to June 24th
~ June 27th to July 8th
~ July 18th to July 29th
Swim lesson forms will be available at the pool beginning Memorial Day weekend. Classes are limited to 3-5 students depending on skill level.
Join the "West Reading Waves" for a summer of "wavetacular" fun!
~ Practice begins June 6th at 8:00AM
~ Cost is $25.00 (the price includes a West Reading Waves t-shirt)
Practices are held Monday thru Friday. Swim meets are on Monday evenings.
8:30-10:30 (age 15 and over)
10:00-11:00 (age 9-10 and 11-12)
11:00-11:45 (age 8 and under)
June 6th-10th ALL AGE PRACTICES FROM 6:00-8:00 PM
To join our swim team, please pick up a registration form at Borough Hall or down at the pool beginning Memorial Day weekend.
~ Friday, July 8th
~ Friday, July 15th
~ Friday, July 22nd
~ Friday, July 29th
All moonlight swims are 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Cost: $5.00 for members; $7.00 for non-members