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Outdoor Pools

The management team at Cornerstone Aquatics Center is excited to continue the rich tradition established at the “Neighborhood pools” at the West Hartford Parks for the 2022 season. The outdoor pools are managed by dedicated staff and committed to the highest safety standards, the enhancement of existing programs, and offering a variety of new Water Fitness Classes, Private Lessons, and fun family activities. We look forward to seeing everyone at the pool this summer! 

Fern Pool

Fern Pool

Fernridge Pool

Fernridge Pool

Outdoor Pool Locations

Beachland, Fernridge & Kennedy outdoor pool are now open!  

Click here for outdoor pool schedules. Click here for Splash Pad locations and hours.

Beachland Pool
847 Quaker Lane, West Hartford
Opening Day: June 18   Closing Day: August 21

Fernridge Pool
567 Fern Street, West Hartford
Opening Day: June 18   Closing Day: August 21

Kennedy Pool
160 Oakwood Ave, West Hartford
Opening Day: June 18   Closing Day: August 21

Eisenhower Pool will remain closed this summer season. The Town of West Hartford has invested in this significant capital improvement project to renovate and enhance this community pool.

Daily Admission Rates

  Resident Non-Resident
Child $5.00 $7.50
Adult $6.00 $9.00
Senior $5.00 $7.50


Punch Cards are available for purchase by West Hartford residents only. Valid at any West Hartford outdoor pool and can be purchased at Cornerstone Aquatics Center or online at cornerstone.recdesk.com.

Summer Swim Lesson Information

  • Residents - $50   Non-Residents - $70.
  • Pre-registration is required for all lessons. Fees must be paid at time of registration.
  • Registrations must be made online at cornerstone.recdesk.com or by calling Cornerstone, 860-561-8270. 
  • Lessons run Monday – Friday for 2 week sessions and each class is 35 minutes.
  • Parents are not allowed on pool deck during swim lessons.
  • Inclement Weather: Lessons run rain or shine. In the event of thunder/lighting, lessons will be cancelled and parents notified via email. Cornerstone will also make announcements on their Facebook page.

Outdoor Pool Employment Opportunities

Outdoor Pool positions have been filled for the 2022 summer season. If you are interested in lifeguarding, Cornerstone is still hiring! Click here to apply!