Those dog days of summer are right around the corner? Looking to join a swim club or plan your summer activities? Here’s a guide to area pools, lakes, swimming holes, and more! All of these listed are within driving distance.

Have Fun and Stay Cool this Summer!

Local Swimming Clubs

Beaver Brook (Annandale): $950 for a Family Membership. This pool offers a large pool and small baby pool. Also has a Full service menu from their restaurant with waitstaff

Chester Pool $450 resident/$550 non-resident for a Family Membership. Intiation fee $350 residents/$450 non-residents for first time members.  This pool offers a slide, baby pool, interactive pool, snack bar, swim team; social events; and recreation areas

Copper Mine Club (Bridgewater) $1250 per family. This pool offers a Kiddie pool, pool, playground; swim lessons, bbq, swim team, and events

Courtside Racquet Club (Lebanon) Your family can just have a pool membership. Rates have not been released for the 2015 season. This would include a pool and kiddie pool. Call for more information

Flemington Raritan Pool $500 for a Family membership. This pool offers a slide, swim/dive team, swim lessons, snack bar

Healthquest (Flemington) Must call for pricing. This club offers a heated pool, baby pool, water slide, splash pad, snack bar, events

Hunterdon County YMCA  $200 for outdoor Pool Membership. Regular membership at the YMCA includes use of the YMCA facilities at Deer Path, Round Valley and use of indoor pool located at Deer Path facility. The outdoor pool at Camp Carr during certain hours in the summer located in Clinton Township. YMCA members will need to pay the additional cost for use of the outdoor pool.

JCC Bridgewater $750 for family pool membership; early bird membership if paid by 4/17 is $675. This pool is salt water based, 2 kiddie pools; snack bar, swim club, fitness and recreation activities.

Riegel Ridge Community Pool (Milford) $361 for resident family/$494 Non-resident family membership.  Large pool with diving board and slide. Offers a smaller pool for the kiddies with water features. Also, has a playground and snack bar. Swim lessons are available.

Silver Saddle Club (Branchburg) Prices are $460 couple, $105 per child.This pool offers a kiddie pool, water slide, bbq area, snack bar, basketball/ volleyball, events

Sunrise Lake Beach (Mendham): Daily Rate- Adults: Weekday – $6  Weekend – $7 Children (5-15) Weekday – $5     Weekend – $6 Season Passes for a Family: County Resident – $110 Non-Resident – $220 This is a lake which offers swim lessons, Witbit (an inflatbale trampoline and slide)

Quarry Swim Club (Hopewell): $950 per Family; partial season membership is available so call for information. This is a traditional swimming hole; does have a pool, snack bar, recreation activities

Local Lakes

Round Valley (Lebanon) $50 for a Season pass or $10 a car per visit. Lake swimming, with a snack bar and changing facilities. Also can enjoy a hike, go biking, or just have a picnic.

Spruce Run (High Bridge) $50 for a Season pass or $10 a car per visit. Lake swimming,  with a snack bar and changing facilities. Also can enjoy a hike, go biking, or just have a picnic.

Nearby Water Parks and More

Action Park at Mountain Creek Season pass available for $69.99 per person which includes many discounts. Regular admission has not been released yet for the 2015 season. Slides, tubes and much more. They do offer Spraygrounds for younger kids

Bucks County River Tubing Admission range from $17-$40 depending on tube choice and day of the week. Season passes are available for $100. Fun filled day on the river.

Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark Season pass available for $89. 2015 prices have not been released but 2014 prices ranged from kids $27.99 to Adults at $39.99. Park is full of slides, tubes and splash area for the little one.

Delaware River Tubing Rates from $19.95-26.95. This is a relaxing day on the river and includes a BBQ meal.

Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom Season Tickets available for  $120. Single ticket admission for $37.99 currently online. Loads of water attraction, plus access to the amusement park.

Land of Make Believe Season Tickets available, Adults $92 and Children $100. Regular admission is Adults $25 and children $27. Admission gives you access to the amusement park and Pirate’s Cove Waterpark. This park is geared to a younger crown

Sesame Place Season Passes available from $111-$231. Regular admission start at $45, Geared to younger children with amusement park and waterpark

Somerville Splash Pad at Michael Lepp Park This is a FREE Splashpad. Fun for the kids to run around and cool off with interactive sprayers. Very simple, but a easy way to cool off! There is an adjacent playground. Bring a chair or blanket for sitting.

Tomahawk Lake and Water Park Admission from $11-$14. There is an additional price for water slides. All kinds of slides in a lake


If there’s something we missed or you have a favorite place we didn’t include, please feel free to contact us and we will update the list. Have Fun!