Clarkstown Cuts Swimming Registration
Rates for Summer 2008
Clarkstown Supervisor Alex
Gromack and the Parks Board and Recreation Commission have announced they are
significantly cutting swimming registration rates for the summer of 2008.In response to the Parks and Recreation
Community forums held throughout the town in 2007 Clarkstown officials have
restructured the 2008 swimming registration fees.
Supervisor Alex Gromack said,
"After a year of conducting community forums on recreation, we have
listened to our residents and restructured the swimming registration
rates.We are trying to accommodate the
needs of a diverse population and make our recreation activities more
affordable and user friendly."
This summer a family of five (two
parents and three children) will be paying $380.00 for the season as compared
with last years rate of $460.A family
of five will pay $240 for the weeknight/weekend rate this summer compared with
last years rate of $395.In 2007, an
individual adult paid $265 for the season and this year an individual costs
$100.One adult and one child paid $460
for the season last year and this year will pay $160.Daily rates have also been cut.Residents are encouraged to register before the
May 31st deadline as rates do increase after that.
Supervisor Gromack said, "We
realize that not all families or individuals can go to the pool during the
weekdays, so to accommodate Clarkstown working residents we have varied our
weeknight/weekend rates to be more moderately priced."
Clarkstown has also expanded hours
opening Germonds Pool and LakeNanuet at 11am, which is
an hour earlier.Germonds Pool will
remain open until 8:45PM, Congers Pool and LakeNanuet
until 6:45pm.In addition, for every
individual seasonal pass purchased, a resident will receive two free daily
guest passes for the pool as well as one free pass to a round of mini golf at
"We hope that the reduction
of fees will invite more residents to sign up.We want more residents to be able to use our three beautiful pool
facilities," concluded Supervisor Gromack.