The Mountainside Community Pool is a beautiful, barrier-free facility nestled off Mountain Avenue adjacent to Echo Lake Park. It offers plenty of sun and swimming for the active set, as well as lots of cool, refreshing shade and a relaxed pace of summer life. The facility includes a 50-meter Olympic pool, diving tank, zero-depth wading pool, two water slides, basketball courts, baby changing area, men’s and women’s locker rooms, snack bar, picnic grove, benches, and grassy areas to sunbathe.
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Members may also utilize card tables, horseshoes, shuffleboard, basketball, and books.
The Mountainside Community Pool offers several categories of membership.
Non-residents who are not already pool members are welcome to apply for membership with the sponsorship of a paid pool member who is a resident of Mountainside. Please contact the Recreation Department at (908) 232-0015 for membership fees, regulations, and an application.
The Time to Swim program is designed to instill a sense of fun in children as they learn how to swim.
Class size is 10 pair per class. All classes are offered at the designated times within the limits of available space and teaching personnel. All water safety courses are supervised by fully trained instructors. Choice of time and date of classes will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
Registration for Session I begins on June 6 at 11:00 am at the pool. Please call the Recreation Department for fees and registration information.
Registration begins June 8 and continues throughout the summer. Team information will be available at the pool. Swimmers are expected to attend all practices unless they have spoken to coaching staff in advance. Those swimmers who both attend practice and work hard in practice will be given preference for swims at meets. If your child can not make the practice time for his/her age group but can make one of the other times, please speak with coaching staff.
Diving experience is not needed when joining the diving team! Everyone is welcome!
Registration for the diving team will begin on June 8 and will continue throughout the summer. Team information will be available at the pool. Call the Recreation Department for details.
Director Assistant Director Secretary/Pool Bookkeeper 908-232-0015
Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The office is closed for lunch between 12 noon and 1 p.m.