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Alex Haley Pool

Admission Fee

There is no charge for admission at this time

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Pool Schedule

September Hours have been adjusted and the pool will close for the season on September 20, 2020

Please note: the pool empties out facility after each swim session for cleaning and disinfecting. Guests must bring their own masks and will not be allowed in with out a mask. Masks must be worn at all times while outside of the pool.

GIAC is thrilled by the outpouring of financial support that has helped to bring back pool staff and make additional necessary hires to provide services to the community.
Please remember that we are still in the midst of a pandemic, and responsible behavior from community members is essential.
The public swim time schedule is broken down into blocks of time where guests will check-in until the capacity is reached. Please note, capacity has been decreased to allow for appropriate physical distancing in and out of the pool. At the end of each swim session time, guests will exit the facility and the facility will temporarily close for a short time for thorough cleaning and disinfecting and then the next swim session guests will be admitted. Admittance is on a first come basis.


Preparing for Your Visit

  • Pack and wear a face covering/ mask. Masks must be worn while in line to enter and while in the facility when not in the water. Children under two are not required to wear a mask.
  • Be prepared to pack up your items and exit out of the facility at the end of each swim session. 

Upon Arrival for Swimming


  • Arrive at the start of one of the swim session time frames as there is limited capacity for each session.
  • Line up at the Admissions tent located in front of the facility on the 6-ft distancing line markers.
  • Staff will collect contact information, conduct a temperature check, and ask three COVID-19 screening questions. 
  • Currently, we are not taking group reservations.

Inside the Facility


  • Masks must always be worn when not in water.
  • Go directly to a table or marked grass area to place your belongings and stay within your area to practice physical distancing when not in the water.
  • Physical distancing is also expected while in the pool.
  • Rinse at the outdoor shower before entering the water.
  • Follow the distancing markers on the ground for entering and exiting the pool. 

For questions related to the Alex Haley Municipal Pool, the phone is answered during operating hours at (607) 277-6169.

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