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Graydon Pool Memberships decreased in price for residents only from August 1st through Labor Day

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Ridgewood NJ, Graydon Pool Memberships decreased in price for residents only from August 1st through Labor Day. Residents may purchase a late season adult membership for $75 and a late season child membership for $70.  Senior rates remain at $35.00 and non-resident rates remain at $325 for ages 16+ and $210 for a child.

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There is still time to join Graydon Pool!

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Ridgewood NJ, there is still time to join Graydon Pool – Please go to the badge office at the pool to do so – Graydon Pool is open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., 7 days per week, through September 4th (Labor Day). Activities include: swimming lessons, story time on the beach, learn to be a mermaid swim class, story time with a mermaid, standup paddleboard classes, and standup paddleboard yoga workshops.  Amenities include spray fountains, charcoal grills with picnic tables, shade systems, Adirondack chairs, fenced-in kiddie pool area, and the Water’s Edge Café concession.

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Ridgewood Fire Department’s Dive Team conducts Annual Summertime Dive Drills at Graydon Pool

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Ridgewood NJ, on Wednesday 6/21/2023: “B” Shift members of Ridgewood Fire Department’s dive team conducting our annual summertime dive drills at Graydon Pool. These drills allow our dive team to remain comfortable with the procedures and equipment in case our services are ever needed in any body of water within the Village. Non-divers also drill on guiding the divers underwater via line tendering, assisting with and maintaining equipment, and using the Aquaeye, our underwater sonar radar. Drills are conducted annually in coordination with Graydon Pool staff and lifeguards.

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U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer Visits Graydon Pool to Promote New “Safe Swimming Strategy”

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Ridgewood NJ,  June 20, 2023, at Graydon Pool, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced his new Safe Swimming Strategy to help prevent drownings and protect our children and families in pools, especially during the summer months.

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Opening Day For Graydon Pool In Ridgewood: June 3, 2023 – 11:00 a.m.

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Ridgewood NJ, Graydon Pool will open for the season on June 3rd at 11:00 a.m.  You may purchase pool badges at the Badge Office at the pool, if you have not already done so.  Come and enjoy the sand, pool, concession stand, and various events throughout the season.

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Graydon Pool in Ridgewood will be open through Labor Day

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Ridgewood NJ, Graydon Pool will be open through Labor Day.  The hours are: Monday through Friday/10:00 am- 6:00 pm, the deep end, the kiddie pool area, the shallow area, and the diving board areas may be open. From 6:00 pm.-7:00 pm, Adult Lap Swim Only. Saturday and Sunday, the hours are from 10:00 am-6:00 pm, with various areas of the pool open, depending on staffing. Please note that any stand may be closed due to weather, maintenance, staffing or any event that may put the public’s safety at risk.

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Graydon Pool in Ridgewood Opens for the 2022 Summer Season this Saturday (Today) , June 4 at 10:00 AM.

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Ridgewood NJ, Graydon Pool officially opens for the 2022 summer season on Saturday, June 4 at 10:00 AM. Remember  Graydon Pool is right in the center of the Village of Ridgewood ,no parkway traffic, no sharks and no jelly fish .

PURCHASE GRAYDON POOL MEMBERSHIPS ONLINE 
Visa/MasterCard accepted.
In-person assistance at the Graydon Badge Office 

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Graydon Pool Daily Operations for August 17-Labor Day

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Ridgewood NJ, as the summer season of 2021 comes to a close, many of the seasonal employees have already left for college while high school staff will return to their commitments.

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Graydon’s High Dive Summertime Action

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Ridgewood N J, Diving is the sport of jumping or falling into water from a platform or springboard, usually while performing acrobatics. Diving is an internationally recognized sport that is part of the Olympic Games. In addition, unstructured and non-competitive diving is a recreational pastime. At Graydon Pool this summer its all about getting the form right !

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Summer Time Water Safety Tips

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Ridgewood NJ,  its summer and the CDC offers some water safety tips. What do surfing, fishing, water skiing, and swimming have in common? They are all lots of fun…and they all take place in, on, or around the water! Water activities are a great way to stay cool and have a good time with your friends or your family. Take along these tips — and your common sense — to get wet, make waves, and have a blast!

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Why Swimming Is So Good for Your Health

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No one can deny that swimming is one of the most famous sports worldwide. It didn’t gain its popularity out of the blue, but it proved over and over again that it is worth all of the effort that goes into it. Teaching a kid how to swim is not a luxury but a necessity, especially if you travel a lot where children can enjoy swimming without being afraid. Moreover, you will realize that your health improves drastically after implementing swimming in your lifestyle. 

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Off-Duty NJ State Trooper Rescues Distressed Swimmer

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Sea Isle City NJ, On Saturday, August 3, Detective Sergeant First Class George Wren was vacationing with his family in Sea Isle City, N.J. when he rescued a swimmer who was caught in a riptide and being pulled into the ocean.

Moments after explaining the dangers of the rip current to his children, a woman frantically approached DSFC Wren and screamed that a man was drowning. He observed the man about 75 yards from the shoreline drifting further into the ocean.

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Ridgewood Y Synchro Stars win big at the East Zone Invitational

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Y Synchro Stars win big at the East Zone Invitational at Wheaton College this month. The team grabbed 10 First Place wins and several Second and Third Place wins. Check out all their hardware!

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RIDGEWOOD YMCA BREAKERS ANNOUNCE NEW TEAM RECORDS

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August 12,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Y Breakers Competitive Swim Team recently competed at the 2017 YMCA Long Course National Championship at the Greensboro Aquatics Center in Greensboro, N.C. The team is coached by Bud Rimbault, Competitive Swimming Director (brimbault@ridgewoodymca.org) at the Ridgewood Y. The Breakers swim team members are Zoe Chan, Emi Patino-Kishigami, Addie Paige, Jessica Chau, James Don, David Khym, Will Han, Akeil Rogers, Justin Song, Ali Kolenovic, Luka Mikadze, Steven Cheng, and Tim Park.
The following is a recap of the Ridgewood Y Breakers Standings at the Nationals.

Team place: Combined 34th, Men 35th, Women 42nd

Finalists: Addie Paige 800 Free, Justin Song 1500 Free, Tim Park 200 Free, 400 Free Relay-Will Han, David Khym, Ali Kolenovic, Tim Park

New Team records: James Don 13 &14 200 Breaststroke, 200 IM
Tim Park 50 Free, 100 Free (tied the record), 100 Butterfly
200 Free Relay: Akeil Rogers, David Khym, Will Han, Tim Park
400 Free Relay: Will Han, David Khym, Ali Kolenovic, Tim Park
400 Medley Relay: Emi Patino-Kishigami, Jessica Chau, Zoe
Chan, Addie Paige

For more information on the Breakers, visit https://ridgewoodymca.org/breakers
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Ridgewood YMCA Breakers Swim Team at the YMCA Long Course Nationals.

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GRAYDON POOL IN RIDGEWOOD IS OPEN !

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June 12,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, The Graydon Pool summer season opened Saturday, June 3rd!  It’s hot out and right in your own back yard is tree lined Graydon Pool . No waiting in traffic, no sharks, jellyfish ,e.coli, parking or beach access issues .

You will be able to purchase a day pass or a season pass by credit card, cash or  check.  Details are on the Graydon Pool website.

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AMENITIES at Graydon Pool : Accessibile ramp for entry into the pool, Spray fountains, Adirondack chairs & Shade systems; Volleyball & Basketball Courts; Recreational Games of Shuffle Board, Four Square, Hop Scotch and Ping-Pong; Picnic Tables and Charcoal Grills; Shaded Playground and Sitting areas for Parents with young ones; The Water’s Edge Cafe – Open daily Noon to 7PM.

PROGRAM OFFERINGS: Instructiojnal Swim/Fitness for children and adults; Competitive Graydon Swim Team , ages 8 – 17; Stand Up Paddleboard, Beach Yoga, Kayaking Introduction; Storytime Under the Pavilion; Movies on the Beach; Live Concerts Monthly.

COME ENJOY THE FUN!