Pools

Our Outdoor Pools and Groff Park Spray Pad (Mill River and War Memorial) are closed for the season. See you in 2022!


INDOOR POOL 

AMHERST MIDDLE SCHOOL - 170 CHESTNUT ST. AMHERST MA 01002

We believe that swimming is a life skill. Our qualified instructors love teaching water safety and great technical swimming to our community. The first day of each session will consist of testing to ensure that each swimmer is placed in the appropriate group. Join us! 

new lesson structure

Guppies Parent & Child - Ages 6 mo-3 yrIntroduction to water with parent or guardian.
Yellow GroupAges 3-6 yrEntry Level class without parent
Green GroupAges 3-6 yrSwimmers with some experience
Red GroupAges 7-14 yrNovice Swimmers
Blue GroupAges 7-14 yrExperienced Swimmers

For questions or concerns relating to Aquatics, please contact Aquatics Coordinator, Katie Brown at brownc@amherstma.gov

Fall Swim Sessions 

Session 1: September 28 - October 21, 2021 

Session 2: October 26 - November 18, 2021 

$75 residents, $85 non-residents 

To Browse and Enroll Click HERE


Coming Winter 2022 we will be offering more lessons, including Adult Swim Instruction!

amherst recreation refund policy:

  • Community Theater and Special Event ticket purchases are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Pavilion rental changes/cancellation requests must be made in writing at least 14 days prior to the event. A $10 processing fee will be applied.
  • Program/Class refund policy: All requests must be made in writing. There are NO refund granted for requests made after the first 2 weeks of the program. If Amherst Recreation makes the decision to cancel a class for any reason and we are unable to make up the class, we will issue refunds for cancelled class sessions. 

100% Refund - Requests made PRIOR to the start of the program

50% Refund - Requests made during the current session (within the first 2 weeks)

  • Summer Camp, Summer Sports and Vacation Camp Refund Policy: Summer Camp, summer sports and vacation camp changes/cancellation requests must be made in writing at least 14 days prior to the start of the session. A $10 processing fee will be applied. If Amherst Recreation makes the decision to cancel any days of programming for any reason, we will issue refunds for days cancelled.