GRAYDON POOL UPDATE
Please see below or click here to view Revised Graydon Pool Hours
Sales for Graydon Pool Badges, Summer Day Camp, Swim Team, Swim lessons, and August Mini Camps began April 1st
Graydon Pool Rules and Regulations
Graydon Pool Deep Water Test Requirements
200 Northern Parkway
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Pool Manager's Office:
201-670-5500, ext 3114 (in season)
201-670-5500, ext 3112 (in season only)
Recreation Office at The Stable:
201-670-5500, ext. 5520
Effective April 1, 2023 the Village of Ridgewood, Graydon Pool/Tennis & Pickleball Memberships/Skatepark, and Village of Ridgewood Summer Day Camp Registrations will be subject to a 3% convenience fee for all credit card transactions. Convenience fees are to be paid to the service provider by the Village of Ridgewood.
Open 7 days a week from 11am-7pm
Saturday, June 3-Monday, September 4
2023 Graydon Memberships Will Go On Sale April 1st
2023 Graydon Membership Rates
|Resident Seasonal Memberships||Early Discount Rate (Effective April 1-30)||Regular Season Rate (Effective May 1-July 31)||Late Season Rate (Effective August 1-Labor Day)|
|Adult (16-61 years)||$131.00||$145.00||$75.00|
|Child (2-15 years)||$121.00||$135.00||$70.00|
|Senior (62 years and older)||Not Available||$35.00||Not Available|
|Disabled Resident*||Not Available||$35.00||Not Available|
|Caregiver for Disabled Resident*||Not Avilable||$35.00||Not Available|
|Baby Sitter||Not Avilable||$195.00||Not Available|
|Non-Resident Seasonal Memberships|
|Adult (16years and older)||Not Available||$235.00||Not Available|
|Child||Not Available||$210.00||Not Available|
|Senior (62 years and older)||Not Available||$235.00||Not Available|
|Daily Guest Badge|
|Adult/ Child/ Senior Resident||Not Available||$15.00||$15.00|
Adult/ Child/ Senior Non Resident
(Must be sponsored by a current Adult Member/Resident)
Resident Member Guest Coupon Book
(Good for 11 visits)
*Disabled Residents and Caregivers must visit the Stable (Monday-Fridays, 8:30-4:30pm) to show documentation prior to purchase. Caregivers must be an aide, nurse, etc not a parent.
Graydon Pool has a sand beachfront throughout the facility and features an accessibility ramp for entry into the water for those requiring assistance, spray fountans in the fenced in Kiddie area, Adirondack chairs, shade systems, picnic area with tables, charcoal grills and a sheltered pavilion, a playground with sitting area, volleyball and basketball courts and wi-fi accessibility.
Graydon Pool is also home to the Waters' Edge Cafe concession stand. Open daily (weather permitting) at noon. Cash and credit cards accepeted
Graydon Pool is also home to the Graydon Competitive Swim team for swimmers ages 8-17 who have passed the deep water test. They will learn refinded stroke mechanics, racing techniques, and build endurance. Practices are daily, with home and away swim meets during the July 3-July 28th season. Registration Opens April 1st.
Looking for swim lessons? Graydon Pool offers Youth Swim Instruction Monday-Fridays from July 3-July 28. swimmers ages 1-4 are eligible for the Parent & Toddler/Pre-school class where they will learn basic swimming skills and water safety with the assistance of a parent/guardian (over 16 years old). The Youth level 1-6 Swim classes are for swimmers in grades K-8. These progressive classes build skill s at each level. Skills thats focus on water exploration, stroke mechanics and coordination, and safety. Level 4 will start preparing swimmers to pass the deep water test. Participants must be evaluated prior to being enrolled. This popular program has limited spaces available in each level in an effort to provide small inimate safe classes. Registration opens April 1st.
For adults, Graydon Pool offers Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) programs. An introductory course allows participants to utilize SUP boards in the water, practicing stand up exercises using a paddle to balance and move. Yoga workshops allows for beginners and seasoned yogis a chance to attend one class and cross it off their bucket list or register for the complete SUP Yoga program. During workshops, participants will learn various yga poses while balancing their paddleboard on the water.
Storytime on the Beach is held every Thursday at 3:30pm, allowing for children and parents to gather in the Kiddie area and listen to a story read by a different Ridgewood resident each week and participate in a craft they can take home. This is a free event, and announcements are made over the loudspeaker reminding patrons prior to the start time.
Just because the sun goes down, doesn't mean the fun has to end. Twice a summer, Graydon Pool hosts Movies on the Beach. Movies will be announced once confirmed. Everyone is invited to bring a blanket or a chair, visit the Waters' Edge Cafe, and enjoy a night under the stars.
2023 Seasonal Summer Staff Needed!
The Parks and Recreation Department welcomes the opportunity to hire and train young adults and adults for seasonal employment during the spring and summer months in various positions.
Applicants should be at least 16 years of age. Returning staff are given first consideration and new applicants will be called as positions are available (beginning mid-March). All will be considered for experience and certifications.
Positions for Graydon Pool include Lifeguards, Security Attendants, and Badge Sale Attendants. Concession Attendant applications will be shared with the awarded Water's Edge Cafe vendor.
Interested Parties can attend the "Seasonal Summer Job Fair" at the Community Center (131 N. Maple Ave) on Wednesday, March 8th from 6-8pm to understand the requirements and qualifications needed for each position, speak with staff supervisors and have all their questions answered.
Application Process- Click on the link below for Lifeguard or Summer Employment. A fillable document will load. Applicant should fill out all required lines, any application left incomplete will not be accepted. Once completed, save the document and email to email@example.com or to the attention of Katie frey at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you cannot submit electronically, the document can be printed and completed in ink only. Once complete it can be mailed to the attention of Katie Frey at 259 N. Maple Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450. Returning employees should submit applications by March 1st, all new appplicants must submit prior to April 1st.
The application document consists of the application for the position, a background investigation waiver, federal W-4, New Jersey W-4, Federal I-9, and direct deposit forms. These are all mandatory in order to begin employment and must be submitted each year. The federal I-9 also requires supporting documentation (a photo id and social security card) that must be submitted at the same time as the application.
2023 Summer Employment Application
For those under 18 years of age, you will need to fill out working papers. A link to the working papers can be found below. Once you have filled in your information, it will need to be signed by your doctor, then taken to your school for signatures. Once all parties have signed, it can be submitted with your application.
Working Papers for Lifeguards
Working Papers for Camp Counselors/Badge Staff
Working Papers for Pool Maintenance/Parks
To be a lifeguard at Graydon Pool, applicants must be a Certified Waterfront Lifeguard. For those who have a Basic Lifeguarding Skills Certificate, a waterfront bridging course is neccessary. Graydon Pool offers training sessions for new Waterfront Guards, Re-certifications and Bridging class for Basic Lifeguards.
Registration form and class details to be announced.
Registeration will be available online via CommunityPass (under Graydon Pool) or in person/by mail to the Stable, 259 N. Maple Avenue, Ridgewood NJ 07450.
Those who wish to take the lifeguarding class earlier can attend the Ridgewood YMCA sessions. These classes will certify you as a lifeguard, but you will not be qualified to guard at a sand-bottom pool such as Graydon until you complete the bridging certification class. Visit www.ridgewoodymca.org/programs/aquatics/lifeguard-training to learn more.
TENNIS/PICKLEBALL BADGES -effective March 9 (Badges will ask for primary preference but is valid for tennis and pickleball)
RESIDENT ADULT (16-61 years) - $45.00
RESIDENT CHILD - $40.00
RESIDENT SENIORS (62+ years)- $25.00
DAILY GUEST PASS - $10.00
BADGE REPLACEMENT - $5.00
TENNIS/PICKLEBALL COURT REGULATIONS
Purchase all badges from the comfort of home via CommunityPass (Visa and Mastercard accepted). When purchasing membership, update all neccessary emergency contacts and medical information. A receipt confirmation and proof of residency/age must be presented when obtaining your new photo id badge. Anyone who does not have a yellow membership badge must come to the Stable to have their picture taken and badge printed. Those already in possession of a yellow membership badge does not need a new one. Badges will be required to be in your possession on any court at all times. The Stable will be open to pick up new badges Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. In person assistance is available daily at the Graydon Badge Office, on site at the pool facility during operating hours. Hours vary by season dates.
COURTS ARE NOT TO BE USED FOR LESSONS UNLESS SPONSORED BY THE RIDGEWOOD PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT.
COURTS MAY BE RESERVED BY RESIDENT BADGE HOLDERS ONLY. RESERVATIONS ARE FOR ONE HOUR EACH DAY. IF A COURT IS OPEN, ANY BADGE HOLDER MAY USE IT, BUT MUST LEAVE WHEN A BADGE HOLDER WITH A RESERVATION PERMIT ARRIVES.
Court Hours are 8am-8pm
Reminder: Pickleball must be played with muted balls and the approved "Green Zone" Paddles. a list of approved paddles can be found here https://pball.grandpickleball.org/paddlerule.pdf
Guest Passes can be purchased on Community Pass, by clicking 2023 Memberships for Tennis &Pickleball and Kasschau Shell Supporters on the pop up menu. The catalog will show "Tennis & Pickleball Daily Guest", click Add to Cart. Click anyone on the account and a drop down menu will show next to their name. Click the number of guest passes you need for the day and save to your cart. Once you click on the cart it will show how much is owed and ask you to continue to checkout. The next page will ask if you're playing tennis or pickleball and if there are any medical issues. Then make a payment and complete the registration. Guest passes are only good for the day it is purchased.
The Village Skatepark is a "skate at your own risk, non-supervised facility" located at 259 N. Maple Ave. Helmets, knee/elbow pads, wrist guards, and protective equipment are required at all times. Bicycles, roller skates, go-peds, scooters, and any other motorized vehicles are prohibited.
Membership allows the use of the season skatepark, provides email updates on hours of operations, upcoming classes/programs, and more daily communications. Membership badges require a photo and can be taken/picked up at the Stable during daily office hours. Registration for membership is free and can be completed on Community Pass.
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