Cass Park Pool

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The information below is to be used as a general reference! 
The official 2014 information should be posted by Friday, April 11th!


Cass Park Pool Slide


Dates, Hours, & Prices

The 2014 Season will run from Friday, June 20th through Sunday, August 17th!

The last 4 days (Fri.20th -Wed..25th) that schools are in session, we will be open ONLY from 3-7 pm!
All other weekdays we will open 1-7 pm  & Weekends 12-7pm.

  Daily Admission Prices


+IYB Rec Customer


Unregistered Customer


Infants (Birth -11 months)





Child (1-12 yrs)





Student (13-17) or Senior (60+)





Adult (18 –59 yrs)





+ Don't pay more for daily admission, register free to become an IYB Rec. Customer!

Save Time in Line!  If you or your child have previously registered for programs through the IYB Rec. Department, then you are already a registered IYB REC Customer.  If not, please print, complete, & send in a registration form before you come to visit or bring it with you! 
Forms are processed at the Ithaca Youth Bureau and Cass Park during regular business hours.
Long Course Lap Swimming

WHO: ages 13 and up

WHEN:  June 30th – August 15th      
Mon. - Thurs. 7:15 – 9:15 am & 11:30am - 12:30pm  

(except July 4th)  

Daily Session Price:  $5.00
Season LAP ONLY Pass Rate:  $50.00

Lap Pass valid ONLY during these special LAP times!
Regular Pool Season Pass is NOT valid for these special lap times!

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Group Rates are available!
The pool is available for use by groups and organizations with a minimum of 10 people during open swim at a discounted group rate if scheduled at least 10 days in advance. Youth Groups / Organizations please call for special pricing.  Click to send a request more information.

2014 Season Pass Information

Season passes are available to Recreation Partnership Members (residents who live within the City of Ithaca, Town of Ithaca, Town of Caroline, Danby, Dryden, Enfield, Groton, Newfield, Ulysses, and the Village of Lansing).  

Season passes are available to RP Members ONLY.


Other RP Member prices


City & Town

of Ithaca


Child (1-12 yrs)





Student (13-17) or Senior (60+)





Adult (18 –59 yrs)





Family (3-5 members)





* add $35 /**add $20 for each additional member 

For an extra $5 per pass, you may add an Alex Haley Pass to your Cass Pool pass.

(An Alex Haley Only Pass may be purchased at G.I.A.C., 272-3622).


NEW - PROOF of RESIDENCY MUST be provided for ALL Adults.

Acceptable Proofs for ADULTS with photo ID - Utility Bill, Lease w/ Address, Driver's License, or Vehicle Registration.


Cass Park Pool Passes may be purchased at the Ithaca Youth Bureau and Cass Park from

May 1st - July 18th ONLY as noted below:

Cass Park Pool — pre-season TBD (check back or call for hours late April or early May) &

during the 1st 2 weeks ONLY of the pool season (June 20 - July 6th ONLY)

Ithaca Youth Bureau — 8:00am-5:00pm weekdays (May 1st - July 18th)


Purchase a pass during 1st 3 weeks of May between May 1-23 and SAVE!

$10 off an individual pass OR $20 off a family/multiple pass purchase.

Purchase a pass during first 3 weeks of June between June 2-20 and SAVE!

$5 off an individual pass OR $10 off a family/multiple pass purchase.

Only 1 Discount / Household!

Pool Birthday Party Info.
Birthday Partys at Cass Park

Please call to check schedule!
This form MUST be submitted with $40 deposit to reserve a party time.
Reservations must be done in person.
We will begin taking reservations on Thurs., May 1st
during the Pre-Season Pass Sale Hours - call or check back later.
We CANNOT take any by phone

Learn to Swim Program
Registration will OPEN on Monday, April 28th at the Ithaca Youth Bureau!!
Some classes fill fast, don't hesitate or you may be too late!
LEVEL Descriptions            Lesson Schedule          Registration Form
TOT Levels (ages 9 months up to 5 years)

Tots 1 (ages 9 months up to 3 years) Adult must accompany child in the water.

Goals are aquatic adjustment, swim readiness, water safety and fun.

Tots 2 (ages 3-5*):  Water safety knowledge and practices, aquatic adjustment, swim readiness, fun.

Youth Levels (ages 5*-15) * Placement of 5 yr. olds adjusted to maturity level.

Beginner: Helps students feel comfortable in the water.  Elementary aquatic & water safety skills are taught. 

Advanced Beginner: Fundamental skills such as floating, bobbing, and coordination of arm & leg action. 

Prerequisites: supported floating & kicking or a beginner certificate.

Intermediate: Front and back crawl and rhythmic breathing. 

Prerequisites: unsupported front and back floats or an advanced beginner certificate

Swimmer:  Improve strokes, breaststroke and sidestroke, elementary diving introduced. 

Prerequisites: front & back crawl.

Youth & Adult (ages 8+)

Competitive Stroke Clinics: Improve techniques of the competitive strokes – breaststroke, butterfly, front & back crawl.

Prerequisites: swimmer level or basic ability of all 4 comp. strokes – listed above.

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