Gold Star Mothers’ Pool Swimming Season Extended through September 27

The City of Cambridge and the Department of Human Service Programs (DHSP) are extending the swimming season of the Gold Star Mothers’ Pool through September 27. The continued operation of the pool will be dependent on weather conditions, COVID-19 Public Health guidance, and swimming demand. Schedule changes related to the Gold Star Mothers’ Pool will be posted at www.cambridgema.gov/covid19/services.

The Gold Star Pool is currently open for swimming 7 days per week, from 11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Use of the pool is free and only open to Cambridge residents. Hours of operation may be modified once the Cambridge Public Schools resume classes.

DHSP worked closely with the Cambridge Public Health Department on the development of the Gold Star Mothers’ Pool safety protocols, including the following:

  1. Sign in/resident verification is required.
  2. Capacity is limited.
  3. Changing rooms are not in use.
  4. Wear a mask when entering and leaving the facility.
  5. Practice social distancing of at least 6 feet at all times.
  6. Children under 12 must have an adult present.
  7. Bring your own, clearly marked water bottle.
  8. Place your belongings on an open BLUE spot.
  9. Take a cleansing shower before entering to the pool.
  10. Follow directions and wayfinding signage.
  11. Adhere to all posted rules.
  12. Listen for Lifeguard direction.

This map provides additional information for anyone planning to visit the pool.

Page was posted on 9/1/2020 6:02 PM
Page was last modified on 9/18/2020 6:29 PM
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