Public Pools

Both pools are open for the Summer! Head on out and enjoy them while they are open.

Keene’s 2 municipal pools, located in Robin Hood Park and Wheelock Park, open for the summer months!

Hours of Operation 

  • Monday- Friday 1:00 PM to 6:45 PM
  • Saturday and Sunday- 12:00 PM to 5:45 PM

*Weekdays until school is closed our hours are 3:00 PM to 6:45 PM

Daily Admission 

  • $2.00 for children 6 thru 17 
  • $4.00 for ages 18 and older.

Season Passes
*Season passes must be purchased at the Keene Recreation Center!
Keene Residents

  • $35.00 child’s pass
  • $45.00 adult pass
  • $75.00 family pass
  • Residents who show a valid Medicaid or Healthy Kids insurance card will receive a season pool pass for $10.00, regardless of age.

Non-Residents fees 

  • $45.00 single child’s pass
  • $60.00 single adult pass 
  • $105.00 family pass.  

Swimming Lessons: Swimming lessons are taught at both pools by Red Cross trained Water Safety Instructors on weekday mornings Monday-Thursday.  No lessons on Friday.  Cost for Keene Resident is $30/per person and $45/per person for non-residents.  Ages 5 (entering kindergarten) and older.

Session I: Registrations will be at KPRD on Saturday, June 20th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Lessons will begin on Tuesday, June 23rd and run thru July 16th.

Wheelock Swim Lessons will run from June 29th until July 17th! They will run Monday-Friday for three weeks!
Robin Hood Swim Lessons will run June 23rd and run until July 16th. They will run Monday-Thursday for four weeks!

Session II: Registrations will be at KPRD on Saturday, July 18th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Lessons will begin on Monday, July 20th and run thru August 13th.

Below is a breakdown of swim lessons that are being offered first session. Each level only allows so many children in the lesson. They are based on a first come first serve bases on the day of registration. We will not have online or pre-registration.

Robin Hood Swim Lessons:


9:00AM 9:30AM 10:00AM 10:30AM 11:00AM 11:30AM
Level     3     3     2     1      2      1
Level     4     4     4     3      5      6




Wheelock Pool Swim Lesson:

Time 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 10:00 AM 10:30 AM 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
Level  4 3 2 1 5/6 5/6


Click here for information on the what each level is. If you have taken our swim lessons in the past but do not remember what level you did please call our office.

 Click here for a swim lessons registration form!


Splash and Laugh Time: This is a time for water adjustment, for infants and children up to age 4 to get accustomed to the water. Parents or responsible adults must enter the water with the child.  Lifeguards will be on duty.  Sessions will be held at Wheelock Pool, Monday through Thursdays from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM.  Cost for the 4 week series is Keene residents $20, non-residents $30.  

Summer Beach Party at Wheelock Pool: The pool will be open extra hours for a fun family night out! There will be pizza and soda for sale. Music will be playing and there will be some water toys. Cost to get in is $3; party will run 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on July 9th with a rain date of July 16th. All proceeds will benefit our scholarship program!