YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina

Robert Strange Pool

The YMCA of Southeastern NC is excited to partner again with the City of Wilmington in operating Legion Stadium, Northside and Robert Strange Pools this summer! Along with the traditional opportunity for public swim, the Y will be providing swim lessons, water aerobics, and a number of other aquatics programs to the community.

Grand Opening of City Pools for Summer 2017
All three pools will open Memorial Day Weekend on Saturday, May 27th from 12:00pm-5:00pm. This year, the Y is kicking off the summer pool season with a family-friendly community event. Local police officers will be there to talk with families and exhibit some of their special equipment. Additionally, Wilmington’s best food trucks will be selling delicious treats at each of the city pools!
 
Legion Stadium Pool: Pepe’s Taco Truck
Robert Strange Pool: The Vittles
Northside Pool: Poor Piggy Truck
 
Summer Access Pass

Anyone who is not a Y member must fill out an application for a Summer Access Pass before using the city pools. Once you fill out an application you will receive a Summer Access scan card that will grant you access to each of the city pools. Registration is free, but the daily fee to swim at the City Pools is $1 per child and $2 for adults. No one under the age of 18 can register without being accompanied by their parent or guardian.

Daily Entrance Fee
Adults: $2.00 / Day
Children: $1.00 / Day
Y Members: Free
 
Pre-Register for Summer Access Pass
This year, the Y has scheduled times for parents to preregister their families to avoid long lines at check-in. Come meet our pool staff, register your family for their Summer Access Pass and enter to win FREE SWIM LESSONS!! 
Anyone who is not a Y member must fill out an application for a Summer Access Pass before using the pools. Registration is free, but the daily fee to swim at the City Pools is $1 per child and $2 for adults. No one under the age of 18 can register without being accompanied by their parent or guardian.
 
Preregistration will take place during the following days/times:
Legion Stadium Pool: Tuesday, May 23rd 5:00pm-6:30pm
North Side Pool: Wednesday, May 24th 5:00pm-6:30pm
Robert Strange Pool: Thursday, May 25th 5:00pm-6:30pm
 
Pool Rules
  • Running, pushing, rough-housing, or any behavior that compromises the safety or well-being of self or others is prohibite
  • Children under 10 years of age MUST be accompanied by an adult, defined as 16 years of age or older, who will accept the responsibility for the safety, and conduct of the child. This adult is responsible for the direct supervision of the child at all times.
  • Management reserves the right to close the pool to control crowded conditions or in the event of inclement weather.
  • Every pool user must have a signed waiver on file.
  • Only Coast Guard Approved Floatation Devices may be utilized in the pool. No inflatables or noodles will be permitted.
  • No masks, fins, or snorkels will be permitted in the pool.
  • A swim test is required by anyone under 18, who wishes to use the deep end or slide.
  • Everyone must shower before entering the pool.
  • Swimmers must wear proper swimming attire. Cutoffs are not allowed. Only non-cotton shirts may be worn over swimwear. No basketball shorts, or gym shorts may be worn in the pool.
  • Children who are not toilet trained MUST wear a properly fitting swim diaper, a bathing suit must be worn in addition to the diaper.
  • NO profane, crude, or obscene language will be permitted.
  • NO smoking, alcohol, weapons, or drugs will be permitted.
  • No flips allowed. Dives allowed only in designated areas.
  • Food/Beverages only allowed in designated areas. NO glass is permitted on the pool deck. Pool users are expected to clean up any trash they may accumulate.
  • The City of Wilmington and the YMCA of Southeastern NC are not responsible for any valuables or personal property brought into the pool area.
  • Animals are not permitted in the pool area, unless they are service animals with proper identification.
  • Aquatics management and lifeguards reserve the right to enforce any rule they deem necessary to ensure the safety of the aquatics facility and our members and guests.
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