Photo of Kennedy Pool deck

Kennedy Swimming Pool

Location: 5 Cherry Street Somerville, MA 02144

Director of Aquatics Michael Larkin: mlarkin@k12.somerville.ma.us
Assistant Director of Aquatics Stephanie Hudson: shudson@k12.somerville.ma.us (contact Stephanie for all swimming lessons and evening program information)

During the summer of 2018, we offer children's Levels 1-4 (children 4 years old and older), Waterbabies (6 months - 4 years old), adult lessons, lap swim and family swim.  Use our Calendar for our daily schedule. 


​ Please see above for or detailed calendar and below for information about our swimming lesson programs and our family and lap swim schedule.


Summer 2018: Register TODAY for summer swimming lesson for  waterbabies (6 months - 4 years old) or Levels 1 - 4 (4 years and older)  or adult (18+)  beginners  

July 9, 2018 - August 10, 2018

  • Monday + Wednesday + Friday 6am-7:30am
  • Monday – Friday 12:15-5pm
  • Monday – Thursday  6:15-7:40pm

Children's Lap Swim (17 years and younger) Monday - Friday 1-3:30pm

August 13 - September 9

  • The Kennedy Pool is Closed for maintenance.

September 10-28

  • Monday + Wednesday + Friday 6:15am-7:30am
  • Monday – Thursday 6:15-8:40pm

​​Lap Swim Costs

 
Somerville
Residents
Non-Somerville
Residents
Children
Sat pm
(7-17)
$3.00
$4.00
Senior
(60+)
$3.00
$4.00
Adult
(18+)
afternoon/
evening
$4.00
$5.00
Adult
(18+)
MWF
morning
$5.00
$6.00

Summer 2018 passes are valid June 25, 2018 - August 10, 2018 

  • Adult Evening and Saturday Lap Swim Pass: $65 Somerville residents, $85 Non-Somerville residents
  • Adult Early Bird Morning Lap Swim Pass: $80 Somerville residents, $100 Non-Somerville residents
  • Combination Lap Swim Pass (includes Evenings, Saturday and Early Bird Morning Lap Swim): $100 Somerville residents, $130 Non-Somerville residents
  • Senior Citizen Lap Swim Pass  (valid Evenings and Saturdays only): $50 Somerville residents, $75 Non-Somerville residents

Entering the pool

June 2-August 10

Enter and exit using ONLY the pool entrance located at the side of the Kennedy School building on Sartwell Ave. The Kennedy School is located at 5 Cherry Street in Somerville.


Family Swim

July 9, 2018 - August 10, 2018

  • Monday – Friday 12:15-3:30pm
  • Monday – Thursday 6:15-7:30pm

Tuesdays & Wednesdays & Thursdays from 6:15-7pm the small pool will be CLOSED for Waterbabies classes.  ONLY The shallow end of the big pool will be OPEN  For family swim at this time. 7:05-7:30pm the small pool will be open.

August 13 - September 9

  • The Kennedy Pool is Closed for maintenance.

September 10-28

  • Monday – Thursday 6:15-7:30pm

 

Family Swim Costs

 
Somerville
Residents
Non-Somerville
Residents
Children
(birth-
17)
 
$1.00
$2.00
Senior
(60+)
$1.00
$2.00
Adult
(18+)
$3.00
$4.00

Summer 2018 passes are valid June 25, 2018 - August 10, 2018 

  • The family pass is valid for 2 adults and 2 children, each additional child is a $10 fee.
  • $75 for Somerville residents, $90 for Non-Somerville residents

Pool Rules and Polices

Click here to read our Kennedy Pool Rules and Policies before you join us for Family Swim or Lap Swim.


How to Get to the Pool

The Pool is located in the basement of the J.F. Kennedy School at 5 Cherry Street in Somerville. Please note the below entry times/locations.  Enter and exit via the Kennedy Pool door. This door is on Sartwell Avenue on the North side of the building.


ersons with Disabilities

Enter + Exit the pool using the Kennedy School entrance (located at 5 Cherry Street . Somerville, MA 02144).  Please call the pool during our open office hours at, 617-629-5445, upon arrival a Kennedy Pool employee will come up to open the door.  Once in the school you take a left and at the bottom of a small ramp you will find the elevator.  Press P for Pool on the elevator buttons.  Exit the elevator and take a right, the pool office and locker rooms are in the middle of the hallway on your right. 
Located in the John F. Kennedy School, 5 Cherry Street, Somerville, MA 02144.
 
Summer 2018:
July 9 – August 10 Monday – Friday 12-5pm and Monday-Thursday 6-7:30pm
 
School year:
Mondays & Wednesdays: 3:00pm - 5:00pm, 6:00pm - 8:30pm.
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 3:00pm - 4:30pm, 6:00pm - 8:30pm.
Saturdays: 12:00pm - 3:30pm
There will be alternative office hourse during school vacations as well as during the summer and no office hours when the pool is closed during school closings or Somerville snow days.   

Read our Latest Newsletter

Click here to read our most recent Kennedy Pool Newsletter 2017-2018