Summer in the City!
Welcome to the City of Oneonta swimming pool page.
Click here for a map of Wilber Park, where you can find Briggs Pool, open from 1-6 for Open Swim and 6-8 for Family Swim (youth under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult).
Swimming Pool Rules
• All patrons must be clean and/or take a shower before entering the pool
• All patrons must wear proper swim attire. No tee shirts, cut-offs, etc.
• All children under the age of 7 years must be accompanied by an adult
• All large groups of patrons must report to lifeguard upon arrival
• All doubtful swimmers must pass appropriate swim test before being allowed in diving pool or deep water of main pool
• No diving
• No dunking, splashing, cannonball, etc. in pool
• No running allowed in pool area
• No artificial floats, ball, noodles, etc. allowed at any time
• No gymnastics on ladders or congregating around walkways or stands
• No horseplay in basket room, locker rooms or lavatories
• No glass, alchohol, chewing tobacco, smoking or food in pool
• Do not leave personal articles on lifeguard stand
• We are not responsible for valuables left in baskets or locker rooms, etc.
• Patrons over 6 years (except parents) may not congregate in wading pool
• Patrons must leave pool immediately when ordered by lifeguards
• Patrons must observe all directions of lifeguards on duty
• Lifeguards will enforce above rules and may suspend patrons
Briggs Pool Diving Area Rules
• Non swimmers not allowed in diving pool
• Patrons under 14 must be tested by guards
• Only one diving board may be used. Guards will designate which board is to be used
• One patron at a time allowed on diving board
• No diving from sides of pool or boards
• Make sure water is clear before dive
• No cannon balling, horeseplay or unsafe dives
• No body somersaults (flips) allowed
• No inverted dives allowed. Diver must be facing away from the board and must dive straight ahead
• No swimming around in the diving pool
• Use ladders to exit pool
• Obey all directions of lifeguards
Wading Pool Rules
• Children under 7 years must be accompanied by adult
• Patrons over 6 years may not congregate (except parents or guardians)
• No artificial floats allowed at any time
• All other pool rules are in effect
Early season and late season hours subject to change.
Briggs Pool Capacity: 390 patrons
Prohibited: No bags, backpacks, duffel bags, coolers, large containers, baby strollers, etc. allowed in pool area unless contents are inspected by door monitor.