Maplewood South Orange Sports

Splish Splash! Maplewood & South Orange Pools Open May 25

Maplewood and South Orange are opening their community pools this weekend. Community members need to join to enjoy the pools. See more information below or click here to find out more about the South Orange Pool and the Maplewood Community Pool.

South Orange Pool Opens Memorial Day Weekend

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The South Orange Community Pool will be open for resident members Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 12:00-8:00 pm.

South OrangePool access requires a 2019 Recreation and Cultural Affairs Membership which can be purchased online through Thursday, May 23rd.  Online membership will end on May 23rd.  Beginning May 24, memberships must be purchased in person at the Baird with all of the required documentation (CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.)


The South Orange pool will be open WEEKENDS ONLY, 12-8:00 pm through June 16. Beginning Saturday, June 22, the pool will be open 7 days a week as follows:

Monday-Friday 12:00-8:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday 10:00 am-8:00 pm
July 4th 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Labor Day Weekend 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Early Bird Swim is scheduled to begin Monday, June 24, 6:15-8:00 am (Special Early Bird Membership is required).


Private and Group Swim Lessons are available at the pool beginning in July. Registration for all Swim Lessons will begin June 1st at the Baird or at the Pool. Program details and a group lesson schedule can be found online HERE.


The 6th Annual Kids Triathlon will be held Saturday, June 15th, beginning at the South Orange Pool at 8:00 am.  If you have a swimmer between the ages of 7 and 14, consider entering them in this fabulously fun event. For details and registration, CLICK HERE.

South Orange Recreation & Cultural Affairs Registration Website

Maplewood Community Pool Opening the 2019 Summer Season

The Maplewood Community Pool opens for 2019 at 12:00pm Saturday May 25th for the Memorial Day Weekend.  It will be open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday of Memorial Day Weekend.

If you’ve already joined for 2019 you can bring your key tag from last year or get a new one at the pool this weekend. If you still need to join for 2019 you can sign up and pay at the pool and get your membership tag there.

Makos and Manta Rays try outs are TBD at the pool, no pre-registration required and you can drop in any time in that range.  All team members will need to be pool members by the first practice.

The three pools and diving tank offer our members a summer of swimming, diving, relaxing or competing in a clean and safe environment. The pool is open to Maplewood and South Orange residents by membership as well as non-residents.

On land, you can enjoy arts & crafts, games, activities, volleyball, water aerobics, or grab some food from the concession stand. There is plenty of room to stretch out and read, soak up some rays, or enjoy time with your friends while listening to our Summer Concert Series.

With activities such as early morning commuter swims,swim lessons, the Makos Swim Team, the Manta Rays Dive Team, water aerobics, and open swim periods, we offer something for everyone.

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