Pool Facilities & Rules

Our pools are located at the Wiggins Center in Ellsworth and the Lawrence Center in Blue Hill

Facilities & Equipment

  • Both Pools are 6 lanes, 25 yards long and approximately 45 feet wide. 3 1/2’ deep in the shallow end and slopes down to 6’ deep at the Wiggins center and 9’ at the Lawrence center
  • There are stairs and chair lifts in the shallow end of each pool and ladders in the deep end.
  • Both pools are kept between 82—83 degrees.
  • There are family changing rooms available at each location.
  • We always have a lifeguard on duty. 
  • There are pace clocks on each end of the pool.
  • We have kickboards, pull buoys, swim noodles, barbells & lifejackets for patron use.
  • Both facilities are fully equipped for competitive swimming with starting blocks, lane lines and the Wiggins center even has automatic timing.

Pool Rules

  • Safe Pools Have Rules
  • Shower before entering the pool. 
  • Proper swim attire is required. No cut offs or t-shirts. 
  • Forward facing jumping and diving only. (No flips, twists, or going backward.)
  • Diving is allowed from the deep end only. 
  • Walk. Don’t run. 
  • Keep your hands to yourself. 
  • Non-swimmers must be accompanied at all times by an adult who must stay within an arms reach. 
  • No food or glass is allowed on the pool deck. 
  • Children 10 and under must have an adult in the building. 
  • No inflatables are allowed in the pool, including arm bands and beach balls. 
  • Anyone entering the pool must be potty trained or wearing a swim diaper / rubber pants. 
  • Use of all equipment (kickboards, flippers, pull buoys and starting blocks) is based on activity and bather load. Please ask prior to use. 
  • Shoulder length hair or longer should be tied up or in a cap. 
  • The pool will close during thunderstorms. 
  • Masks and snorkels are to be used by an adult or under adult supervision only. 
  • Extended breath holding and hyperventilating are prohibited. 
  • The lifeguard on duty has the final word on safety.