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Parents–Please Read–Harassment Incident

Jul 9, 2017   //   by President   //   News  //  No Comments

On Friday evening, a young boy entered the men’s bathroom (with his mother’s permission) to shower and change clothes. While he was showering, a group of other children laughed at the young boy while pointing at his private parts. The incident was very disturbing to the young boy and his mother.

Obviously, we will not tolerate this sort of harassment at Old Farm. Please talk to your children about how to be respectful of others while using the locker room facilities. Anyone witnessing this type of bullying or harassment should immediately report the behavior to the manager on duty.

Celebrate Our Sweet Land of Liberty at Old Farm

Tuesday, July 4, 10:30 – 2:30

Wear your most patriotic outfit and head to the neighborhood parade at 10:00 (starting at Farmland Elementary).  Then, plan for lunch and swimming at 10:30 on the pool deck.  We will have two food trucks, Holy Crepes and Hardy’s BBQ.  There will be some games and general frivolity for a couple of hours before fanning out for your fireworks plans.

Everything You Need to Know About July 4th Activities at Old Farm Pool

July 4th Party at the Pool

Old Farm Pool and Paddle Tennis Club is pleased to welcome everyone again this year to help us celebrate 4th of July. 

The pool is free to everyone and opens at 10:30 after the parade reaches the pool.

  • 11:00am – 2:00pm  – Hardy’s BBQ truck will be serving up some award winning BBQ (Something new this year. Hopefully this will free up parents to enjoy the party and not be stuck on the grills all day). 
  • 11:00 – 2:00 Pool games with prizes, face painting, the Ice Cream Man, watermelon relay,  coin toss, Parents v. Guards watermelon polo, cannon ball contests and more! 
  • 8:00 pm  – Pool closes for the day so everyone can watch fireworks! 

July 4th Party – take a village.  If you have time – even 15 min, to help up, please sign up here: Sign Up to Help

Old Farm Community Parade Information

  • WHEN: Parade starts at 10:00 am
  • WHERE: Parade will begin in front of Farmland Elementary School
  • WHO: Everyone is invited!

We will have flags for everyone to show off their red, white and blue!  Once again, we will have our local firefighters and police officers leading the parade.

If you have a convertible and want to show your neighborhood spirit by being in the parade, deck them out in your finest patriotic gear, fill them with your family or friends and be a part of the parade!  Plan to show up a little early so that we can line you up.  

For the kids:  start decorating your bikes, trikes, wagons or yourselves in red, white and blue!  

We will be awarding prizes in the following categories:

  • Best Wagon
  • Best Stroller
  • Best Bike with training wheels or Tricycle
  • Best Bike
  • Best Pet
  • Most Patriotic
  • Best Use of environmentally friendly materials
  • Best other forms of transportation (scooters, rollerblades, basically, anything that is powered by humans but is not a bike). 

IMPORTANT:  A parade doesn’t happen by itself!!!  If you can volunteer your time and energy, please e-mail Ed Rich as soon as possible at ejrich56@yahoo.com and let him know how you wish to help.

Military Appreciation Evening is Tonight

Join us tonight Sunday, June 25, 5 – 8, poolside and learn a little bit about the military members of our community, a letter writing campaign and a personal care product drive.  Stix ‘n Chix food truck will be there, if you would like to purchase dinner.  Click here for a listing of most needed items.  Click here to donate $$.  All donations go to Operation Gratitude.

Kid’s Luau is Rescheduled to June 27

*** Please note that we have rescheduled the party due to weather concerns.  Please direct any questions to social@oldfarmpool. org.

Tuesday, June 27, 6:30 – 9:00 on the pool deck

Bring the kids and enjoy some summer fun with neighborhood friends.  We will serenade them with a DJ, dancing, games and some dinner.  Tickets are $10 ($45 for more than 4 kids) and can be purchased online ahead of time.  Price includes 2 pieces of pizza, a drink and dessert.  Have fun and pick up some new limbo skills.  See you there! (Pricing is for children only.  Adults must purchase food separately.)

You can also click here for tickets

Changes to water aerobics

Jun 15, 2017   //   by oldfarmpool   //   General Announcements (pool closings, events), Masters Swim & Aerobics, News  //  No Comments

It is with much disappointment that we are announcing that Tollfelson swimming will not be able to provide water aerobics classes this summer at Old Farm. We were unable to retain a suitable instructor.
We will however hold water aerobics classes led by our own Lou Charlip! Sunday July 1 through Sunday July 6th at 10:30am, free of charge. All those that are interested in participating are welcome to join in the fun!