WEST ORANGE, NJ -- If you want to jump in the pool for less money, West Orange Recreation Department says now is the time to jump in. May 12 marks the Early Bird Discount deadline for the Town Pool for 2016.

Individuals and families must register through Community Pass to get a new ID for the season at this link: You can also visit the pool office.

Seniors, individuals and families can save $30 with Early Bird membership. Children over the age of 21, grandparents, other relatives, live in help, etc. require a separate membership. 

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Everyone will get a new badge for the 2016 pool season. At the time of badge pick up residents must bring in all required residency verifications: driver’s license for adults and birth certificates and report cards for children. Badges will not be given out without verifying residency. 

Since Memorial Day weekend is so busy, the Rec Department also recommends picking up badges in advance during their Spring hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to noon and Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

May 12 is also the day that you can register for Swim Lessons and the WO Wave Swim Team.Registration opens at 9 a.m. through Community Pass, and the Rec Department advises that Swim Lesson slots go quickly.