HALLS POND – 2021 Pond Information
- Halls Pond will tentatively open for the regular season on Saturday, June 26th and close on Sunday, August 22nd.
- The pond will be open for general swimming 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm Sunday–Saturday, except for lightning and severe rain storms.
- You are required to show your pass. Season Passes/5 Day passes are available only at Town Office Building-Parks & Rec Department. Day passes can be purchased at the pond for $10.00 with exact change only.
- The pond is a CARRY IN; CARRY OUT area. Please plan ahead.
- All non-potty trained children are required to wear appropriate swimming diapers.
- All flotation devices; rafts, tubes, etc. are prohibited.
- The pond will close due to inclement weather and remain closed until 30 minutes past the last time the lifeguards hear or see thunder/lightning. If the weather is determined to remain in the area for a few hours, the pond will close for the rest of the day.
- Maximum of 6 persons on the dock at a time. No rough housing on the dock or you will be asked to leave.
- The lifeguards are the authority of the pond. Please listen and follow their instructions. They are there for your safety. You will be asked to leave if you do not adhere to the rules.
- Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied to the pond and supervised by someone 18 years of age or older. Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied into the water by an adult (over 18 years of age). Life jackets and life vests (including swim suits with foam inserts) are permitted during public swim times ONLY and within the swimming area. Any child wearing a life jacket/vest must be accompanied into the water by an adult 18 years of age or older and must be within arm’s reach. (This rule trumps any age requirement – for example; if a 7 year-old needed a life jacket, an adult MUST be in the water).
- NO FISHING, NO ALCOHOL AND NO SMOKING ALLOWED ON PREMISES
We ask that while you enjoy Halls Pond, you abide by the following social distancing guidelines:
- Maintain CDC recommendations for social distancing, keeping at least 6 feet distance from others while on the beach or in the water;
- If you’re not feeling well or are exhibiting any symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath, etc.), please go home;
- Be sure to practice CDC-recommended hand hygiene before & after visiting;
- Cover your cough/sneeze while visiting;
These guidelines are subject to change.
Thank you for your support!