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Troy Clubhouse Pool

The BGCCA Pool is located at our Troy Clubhouse, 1700 7th Ave, Troy NY 12180. For questions, please email Robert MacLeod, Aquatics Director. Scroll down for info about the South Troy Pool.

Swim Lessons

Dates:  TBD (6 to 8 weeks)

Red Cross Instructor will be working on water safety and water readiness to develop strokes and swimming ability:​
Beginners 1 (4-7 years) Beginner is comfortable standing in water, willing to get face wet, may have some hesitation.
Beginners 2 (8-12 years)
Parent/Child (ages 6 months-3 years)
Intermediate (7-12 or 13-17 years) Intermediate is able to doggy paddle, fully submerge head, and attempts floats and treading.
Advanced (18+ only, can be any level) 
Advanced can easily swim across pool, tread water for 10 seconds, and fully submerges head.

LIFEGUARD Course

Dates:  TBA

Requirements: 

 - Must be 15 years old by the end of course 

- Swim a minimum of 300 yards using front crawl and breaststroke

- Retrieve a brick from 9 feet

- Swim on your back 20 yards
 

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Bobby the Bunny, official BGCCA mascot, is a big fan of the Troy Clubhouse pool! 

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South Troy Pool

The pool is located off 4th Street (between Harrison Street and Tyler Street) and is open daily from 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm. Admission is free, and access will be limited to Troy residents only. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Free swimming lessons will be available for children (ages 17 and under) on Monday through Friday, from 10 am until noon, beginning July 18 to Aug. 13. Lessons will be available in two one-hour sessions (10–11 am for beginners; 11–12 pm for advanced swimmers).

 

Registration is required for South Pool participants. Advanced registration is encouraged; day-of registration will also be available. To register your child please call (518) 270-5014.

BGCCA is proud to partner with the city of Troy to operate the facility this summer.

 

A free lunch program will be available Monday through Friday, from 1-2 pm, for children ages 17 and under.

 

Click here for more information about the South Troy Pool

 

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