Welcome to the Carlisle Community Pool


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Open: 5/25/19 Memorial Day Weekend – 9/2/19 Labor Day Weekend
Closed weekdays when Carlisle School is in session 8/19-8/23, 8/26-8/30/19
Last day of the 2019 season = Monday, September 2nd

PHYSICAL LOCATION:  1236 Franklin Street, Carlisle, PA 17013

MAILING ADDRESS:  415 Franklin Street, Carlisle, PA 17013

PHONE:  In-Season (717) 240-6957, Off-Season (717) 243-3318

12 – 7 PM: Sunday – Thursday
11 – 6 PM: Friday – Saturday
Closed weekdays when Carlisle School is in session 8/19-8/23, 8/26-8/30

The Carlisle Community Pool is a 3-acre park which offers a large “z-shape” main pool 3′-12′ deep with a newly renovated giant twisting water slide, Aqua Climb wall, lap swimming area, and diving board; two large shade shelters; and grass space for activities and sunbathing.  We also have a separate fenced in wading pool 0′-1.5′ deep for ages 8 and under.  The wading pool includes a tea cup water feature, built-in bench and small shade umbrella.  The fenced in recreational area includes a lighted pavilion with 8 picnic tables, 2 charcoal grills, basketball, volleyball, and shuffleboard.

Seasonal memberships, daily admissions, discounted group rates, private and public pool parties, snack bar, special events (such as C-LUV Teen Night – Pool Party, Carlisle Summerfair FREE Open Swim, Members & Sponsors Only – Pool Party); lane lines for daily lap swims and other aquatic programs are offered.  A limited supply of lounge chairs are available to rent.

SNACK BAR:  We currently offer Slush Puppies, cold Pepsi fountain products, hot dogs, soft pretzels, nachos with cheese, ice cream, and candy.


  • Proof of ID and residency are required upon entrance to the facility.
  • Non-swimmers/chaperones who wish to enter the pool must pay the admission fee.
  • Age requirement: Children 12 years of age and younger must be accompanied by a supervisor 18 years of age or older who will accept the responsibility for the safety and conduct of the child.
  • Children in the wading pool must be 8 years of age or under, and supervised by a responsible person 16 years of age or older.
  • Persons that are not toilet trained are required to wear waterproof swimwear / swim diapers that fit snugly around the legs and waist. Swim diapers are available to purchase at the front desk $2/each.
  • Prohibited: smoking/tobacco/e-cigs, alcohol/drugs, weapons, glass, and animals.  You may smoke in your vehicle or on the sidewalk.
  • You may bring your own coolers and lawn chairs.
  • For a complete list of pool rules and regulations please see the link at the bottom of the page.


Please have your photo ID ready when you arrive at the front desk.  This will speed up the check in process.

Pre-School (Ages 3 & under) FREE FREE
Child (Ages 4-17 years), Senior (Ages 55 years & up) & Military $5.00 $7.00
Adult (Ages 18-54 years) $7.00 $9.00
Sunset Rate:
Sun-Thur: after 5 PM & Fri-Sat: after 4 PM
$3.00 $4.00


  • Take advantage of our Pool Member benefits in 2019 including free lounge chair rentals (limited supply), discounted daily guest rate (limit one guest per member per day), discounted pool rental rates, and members private party.
  • Membership Discounts: $15 off January-February, $10 off March-April, $5 off May. 
  • Season passes go on sale January 2, 2019 at the Stuart Community Center. Passes will not be available to purchase online or at the pool.
  • All memberships need to be purchased annually. Cards should be kept from year to year. There is a $5.00 replacement fee for all lost or discarded cards.
  • Please remember your pass when entering the pool facility.  You may forget your pass no more than 3 times before you are required to pay the $5.00 replacement fee.
  • Family Pass = persons residing in the same household including no more than two adults. Children = 4 – 21 years.  Children 3 years and under do not need a pool pass.  Proof of residency is required.
  • Add-On = a person who lives outside of the household or a third adult such as a grandparent, nanny, babysitter, etc.
  • $20.00 fee for changing your membership after the initial membership is purchased, this includes Add-On’s.


  • If we do not have your picture on your account, your picture must be taken before receiving his/her new pool pass.
  • Children under the age of 4 years old are the only exception to this.  Photos can be taken at the Stuart Community Center or if you have a good head shot you can email your pictures to parksandrec@carlislepa.org.  We recommend completing this process at the Community Center before the season begins.


During the season the pool may close if one or more of the following occurs:

  • Inclement weather.
  • Unforeseen emergency/maintenance/staffing issues.
  • In the event of thunder and/or lightning while the pool is open, swimmers will be required to remain clear of the pool for 30 minutes after the last sighting of lightning or clap of thunder.

Rain checks may be issued when the facility must be closed. They will only be issued to those admitted within 30 minutes of the closure.

For inclement weather closings and cancellations call (717) 240-6957 or follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/carlislecommunitypool/.


  • Little Skimmers (Ages 1-3 years)
  • Big Skimmers (Ages 4-6 years)
  • Daily Lap Swims (All Ages)

2019 RENTALS: call beginning in January 2019 to make your reservations (717) 240-6952

Private Pool Party

Reserve the entire pool complex for your own private birthday party, family reunion, or work party for a minimum of two hours!  Outside food/beverage is permitted.  The concession stand is not available during private pool parties.  *Pool Members receive a $25 discount on the hourly rate.

Availability: Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30—8:30 p.m.
Cost: $200/hour
Extra Fee: Tot Pool = $25/hour

Public Pool Party

Package includes either 2 or 4 hours of swimming during public hours including a pavilion reservation. Additional fees apply if your party stays longer than your reservation. Outside food/beverage is permitted at the pavilion area only.  *Pool Members receive a discount on the party package.

Availability: Sunday—Thursday:  1-3 p.m., 3-5 p.m., 5-7 p.m., Friday—Saturday:  12-2 p.m., 2-4 p.m., 4-6 p.m.
Cost: 2 Hour Package
1-25 participants = $125
26+ participants = $125 + $4/person

4 Hour Package
1-25 participants = $175
26+ participants = $175 + $4/person

Pavilion Rental

Reserve the entire pavilion (8 tables) during normal pool hours for a maximum of two hours. Outside food/beverage is permitted at the pavilion area only. Additional fees apply for daily admission.

Availability: Sunday—Friday: 1-3 p.m., 3-5 p.m., 5-7 p.m., Friday—Saturday: 12-2 p.m., 2-4 p.m., 4-6 p.m.
Cost: $40/whole pavilion (8 tables), $FREE for Pool Members

2019 Pool Rules and Regulations

2019 Employment Opportunities:

Now accepting applications for the 2019 summer season! Interviews will begin in April.  Submit your Seasonal Job Application today!

  • Assistant Pool Managers (Age 18+) $15.00/hour
  • Head Lifeguards (Age 18+) $10.00/hour
  • Lifeguards (Age 15+) $9.25/hour
  • Admission and Concession Attendants (Age 16+) $8.00/hour
  • Pool Patrol/Community Service Officer (Age 18+) $10/hour


BANNER SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM: Celebrating 51 years, the Carlisle Community Pool has served the local community since 1968.  Dive in and support the pool for the upcoming season!  Your sponsorship will make a difference!  Contact Kristin for more information kzeigler@carlislepa.org or call (717) 240-6952.

  • Gold Sponsor (only one available): $1,200 Welcome Banner
  • Silver Sponsors: $600 Fence Banner
  • Bronze Sponsors:  $400 Light Post Banner