Announces COVID-19 precautions will be taken
KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that the Ulster County Pool Complex will be open starting on July 4th and will remain open until Labor Day on September 7th. The pool’s operating hours will be from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Due to COVID-19 precautions, the occupancy will be reduced to 325 patrons at any one time and will only open to County residents and guests. One swim lane will be available from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. There will be no swimming lessons or swim meets and practice.
“After a tough couple of months, I am proud that we are able to open our pool to the community in a safe and responsible way,” County Executive Pat Ryan said. “For many families, the opening of the pool is the official start of summer and residents can be assured that we have taken all necessary precautions.”
CDC COVID-19 guidelines for pools must be followed at all times including:
- Everyone must wear a mask
- Everyone will have their temperature taken before entering the complex
- Social distance guidelines will be followed on the grounds and in the pool
- No mask is to be worn in the pool
The New Paltz Pool Complex offers summer enjoyment for all ages. The complex features an Olympic size swimming pool and two large Kiddie pools. All three pools have lifeguards on duty at all times. The facility is equipped with locker rooms and showers and there is a large pavilion with picnic tables and a snack bar. The pool complex also has a spacious lawn area for additional lounging and sunbathing and a newly added playground area for children ages 8 and under. The Ulster County Pool Complex is located at 241 Libertyville Road, New Paltz, N.Y.