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

  • Everyone must shower before entering the pool.
  • No running is allowed on the pool deck.
  • Non-swimmers must be accompanied by an adult within arms reach at all times.
  • Children ages 10 and under must have an adult in the building.
  • Proper swim attire is required. (No cutoffs or baggy t-shirts.)
  • No food or glass containers are allowed on the pool deck.
  • Diving is only allowed from the deep end of the pool.
  • Only forward facing jumping and diving is allowed. No flips, twists or diving backwards.
  • No inflatables are allowed in the pool. (No arm bands, beach balls, floats, etc.)
  • Shoulder length and longer hair should be pulled back or in a cap.
    Anyone entering the pool must be potty trained or wear a swim diaper or rubber pants.
  • Please ask before using pool equipment. Use of all pool equipment is based on pool activity and the number of people in the pool.
  • The pool will close during thunderstorms.
  • Masks and snorkels can be used by adults or by children under adult supervision.
  • Extended breath holding and hyperventilating are prohibited.
  • Rough housing is not allowed. (Keep your hands to yourself.)

THE LIFEGUARD HAS THE FINAL WORD ON SAFETY ISSUES.