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The 2017 Pool Season is complete! We'll see you in 2018!




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Welch Pool Complex
The renewed facilities opened
in May 2011.
Lap Pool: 280,000 gal.
Leisure Pool: 140,000 gal.

Park Forest Pool Complex
The renewed facilties opened
in June 2009.
Main Pool: 220,000 gal.
Tot Pool: 5,500 gal.

During 2014, the two sites hosted 95,018 visits during the 101-day summer swim season.

During 2015, the two sites hosted 101,098 visits during the 108-day summer swim season.

Park Forest Community Swimming Pool
at 2100 School Drive, State College, PA 16803   (814) 238-4515 In-season
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• Wm. L. Welch Community Swimming Pool
at 670 Westerly Parkway, State College, PA 16801   (814) 237-3964 In-season
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2017 Pool Fees

2017 Pool Schedule
2017 Pool Rules
2017 Pool Pavilion and Funbrella Rental Information
2017 Pool Private Group Rentals
How do I purchase a Season Pass?
2017 Special Events
2017 Swim Team Information & Schedule

Link to the Welch Pool Swim Team Blog 
While the summer swim team programs are operated by CRPR, the Welch Pool Swim Team Blog is managed solely by swim team parents and swim team members.  The link to the Park Forest Swim Team Blog will be posted when available.

Link to the Pool Renewal Process for Welch & Park Forest Community Pools

Links to the Welch Pool Renewal History and the Welch Pool construction photos.

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2643 Gateway Drive #1, State College, PA. USA 16801   (814)231-3071   Fax 814.235.7832