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Cranford's Municipal Pools Open This Weekend


CRANFORD, NJ – Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer begins this weekend, this includes the opening of Cranford’s Municipal Pools.

The Orange Avenue and Centennial Avenue Pools will open for the season, beginning this Saturday, May 23. The hours of operation for the Memorial Day weekend are:

Saturday, Sunday and Monday - 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m..

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Stephen Robertazzi, Director of the Cranford Recreation and Parks Department, reminds people of some basic safety rules;

  • Swim only in designated areas

  • Listen to the lifeguards, when they blow the whistle, follow the instructions

  • Please watch your children

  • Children, use the buddy system when in the pool

  • Take advantage of the swim lessons available

The pools will have part-time hours beginning Tuesday, May 26, they are as follows:

May 26 – May 29: 4:00- 8:00 p.m.

May 30 and 31: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

June 1 – June 5: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

June 6 and 7: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

June 8 – June 12: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

June 13 and 14: 10:00a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

June 15 – September 4: Daily 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The pools will be open until 9:00 p.m., on Thursday and Friday nights, from June 18 – Aug 14.

For more information on swim lessons, safety classes, summer swim team and more, visit their website at


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