Town of Salina Swimming Program 

Pools will be opening on Thursday, at noon on June 22nd, 2023 and closing on Friday,  August 18th, 2023.

The Town of Salina offers American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim and open swim at the four pools listed below for six weeks during the summer months.

LEARN-TO-SWIM Program: Children must be 5 years of age by the beginning of the session for which they are being registered. Registration will be made in person from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at any pool on Tuesday, June 6th, 2023 and Thursday June 8th, 2023.  

  • Duerr Pool - 133 Duerr Drive, Liverpool, NY 13090
  • Richfield Pool - 211 Brookfield Road, Syracuse, NY 13211
  • Sehr Pool - 399 Marsden Road, Syracuse, NY 13208
  • Wemesfelder Pool - 6901 Larkin Street, Liverpool, NY 13088

Swim Sessions: There are 3 swim sessions being offered which last 2 weeks each. You must be a Town of Salina resident and show proof of residency at the time of registration. Lessons are given in the morning and last one-half hour, Monday through Friday.  The swim sessions are held during the month of June and into the first week of August.

Lesson Sessions will be:

Session 1 - June 26th thru July 7
Session 2 - July 10 thru July 21
Session 3 - July 24 thru August 4

(Session 1 and 3 will be at Sehr Pool)

(Session 2 will be at Richfield Pool)

The fee for swim lessons covers 10 consecutive half hour lessons in each session. There will be no refunds for missed classes. Cash or checks made payable to Town of Salina are acceptable.   Each session requires a fee and they are as follows:

  • 1 child = $10.00
  • 2 children = $15.00
  • 3 children = $25.00


  • Swim lessons for non-residents will be given ONLY when openings become available

         In the event of an emergency, recommendation is made to report directly to the pool or call the parks & recreation office at 315-451-8110.

TOWN RESIDENTS ONLY - Birthday Swim Party

Party Time 10-12pm (Saturday or Sunday only)  $150.00  (maximum 20 swimmers)

Please complete an online permit which is available on our website (Town of Salina) and email to the Parks Office.  You can also contact the Parks & Rec Department at 451-8110 (9am-1pm) for instructions on completing the permit.

poolTown of Salina Pool Hours:
Monday - Friday
9am - 12pm - swim lessons
12pm - 7pm - open swim
Saturday & Sunday
12pm - 7pm - open swim


All pools will close each day at 4:45pm for a 15 minute guard break.  Pools will then reopen from 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm

On Thursdays only the pools will still close for the guard break and then will close for the evening at 5:45 pm.  This will give staff
an hour to conduct drills and review safety procedures.  Staff will remain at the pools until at least 7:00 pm.

Please read the Pool Rules for more specific information.