Vernon Parks and Recreation offers 4 Aquatic Sites for public swim. Swimming is only allowed when Lifeguards are on duty. Inclement weather and special event programming may cause public swim schedule to vary.
Children 12 years old or under must be supervised at all times by someone 18 years old or older. Supervision ratios cannot exceed 1:4. Groups planning to exceed this ratio must call the Parks & Recreation Department at least 2 weeks in advance to schedule their visit.
For the safety and comfort of all guests, we ask visitors review and follow all facility rules.
Public Swim Schedule
Horowitz Pool, 120 South Street
June 17 - August 9
Community Pool, 375 Hartford Turnpike
June 17 - August 16
Lap swim only: Tue & Thurs 6:45pm-8:00pm
Valley Falls Park, 300 Valley Falls Road
June 17 - August 18, August 24, 25, 31, September 1 & 2
Newhoca Beach, 185 Grier Road
June 22 - August 18
Saturdays & Sundays only 10:00am - 2:00pm
Single Day Facility Entrance Fees
Horowitz Pool & Community Pool
Ages 2 and under No charge
Ages 3-12 $1.00
Ages 13 and up $3.00
Valley Falls Park & Newhoca Beach
*This covers up to five total individuals in a vehicle, there is a $1.00 charge for each additional passenger.
Aquatic Facility Season Passes
Available for purchase at the Parks and Recreation office starting Monday June 3rd. Season passes can be used at all four aquatic sites and must be purchased in person. Day passes can only be purchase at the aquatic site on the day of your visit.
Passes are non-refundable and non-transferable. All passes are individual passes and cover one person only. Pass holder must have their pass with them when entering a facility and may be asked to provide matching photo identification. When entering Valley Falls Park and Newhoca Beach, passes cover the pass holder only, additional passengers will be charged $1. We are not able to replace lost passes.
Proof of residence is required at time of purchase.
Season Pass Fees
Ages 3-12 $20.00 residents $30.00 non-residents
Ages 13 and up $25.00 residents $35.00 non-residents