Join as a Paddle Tennis or Pickleball Only Member!!!

Lighted courts for more available playing time.

WhatsApp Pickleball Group for organizing playing time

Tournaments and Ladders in the spring

Clinics available

Paddletennis@oldfarmpool.org

Pickleball@oldfarmpool.org

The Social Scene

Summer ’22 is Over 🙁

Let the Construction Begin!!!

OFP Doesn’t Hibernate

We are looking good now, and improving for the future

Not only does Old Farm Pool (OFP) have the year-round Paddle Tennis and Pickleball (with lights for late-night play), but we are busy year-round looking for ways to improve the Old Farm Pool Experience (the OFPE).

Old Farm Pool has been a part of the community for almost 60 years, and you can imagine some things are getting a little, well, old.  We have a three-phase Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) to make the pool look great for the next 60 years.  Phases I & II of our CIP are complete.

For Phase I, we did a complete overhaul of the baby pool over the winter and spring, including umbrellas and more deck space to spread out.  For your little ones we added a four-foot belle fountain in the pool and four spray geysers along the side of the pool.  We also added a turf patio area where the little ones can play on something a lot softer than concrete.  The baby pool (or, is it the “baby cool”?) was the hottest/coolest place to be this summer – sorry teens, little ones only.  The improvement to the baby pool exceeded our wildest expectations, and I think the kids and parents would agree.  We have a combination of a wading pool and splash pad, the best of both worlds.  It was a great summer for our little ones.

Phase II of our CIP was completed as well, and included several initiatives, including new fencing, landscaping, and more seating around the pool.  The seating initiative involved opening up an area around the pool that previously was underutilized and had some, how do we put this gently, not-so-attractive bushes occupying prime real estate.  We put in place a super fun turf patio between the play set and pool, including more tables and chairs as well as relaxing Adirondack chairs.  This also exceeded expectations and became a fantastic place to hang out – we never expected so many people to just set up on the turf, not even using chairs.  We also increased the number of tables and chairs around the pool area, creating different seating arrangements and options.

Phase III is a complete refurbishment of the actual pool and deck, which is taking place right now and will continue through the fall and winter.  This means our fall programming won’t take place in 2022, but we will be back in full force for the spring of 2023.  When completed, we will have, in essence, a brand new pool and deck.  Look, we can admit it, our deck was, um, unsightly in many (most) places, but come the spring, we will be sparkling in the sunshine.

And, while we have been working tirelessly on improving the physical aspects of OFP, those only come in at a distant second to the community, activities, and friendships that take place at OFP.   But hey, nothing wrong with having both an awesome community and a great facility.

The latest news

The Skinny Dip – June 22, 2021

Dear Old Farm Swim and Paddle Tennis Members, We are now officially in full-on summer mode!!!  The pool is open regular summer hours, the swim team is swimming, the dive team is diving, lap swimmers are lap swimming, the aqua aerobics class is, uh, “aqua aerobicizing”?  Anyway, it is time to get down to the […]

Need Membership Picture? We Can Help

If you haven’t uploaded a photo to your membership account, why not ask the lifeguard at the front desk to help out.  We have a web camera at the check-in area.  We can take a quick picture and instantly upload it to your account.  Boom.  Done.  Ask your friendly lifeguard today.

Some Reminders

Please upload a photo of each family member to the membership system Cards are no longer needed for check-in, just give your last name then first names to the lifeguard Lap swimmers, swim practice is usually 4-6 on weekdays, all other times should be “lanes wide open” Please wear a mask when in the bathhouse […]