Plymouth Township
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Aquatics

Pool Lap Lane Reservations

We have two easy options to make Lane Reservations at the GPCC: Email: for making reservations in advance & Walk-ins: for last minute or day of reservations. For those without email, a reservation form can be filled out at the front desk.

Email Reservations (Advance Reservations):

  1. Send an email to GPCCLanes@plymouthtownship.org with the following information:
    Full Name
    Reservation Date(s) & Time(s)
    Specify Shallow (A half lane for water walking only) or Deep End (lap swim/water workout)
    Cell Phone NumberBe sure to let us know if you require use of the chair lift for pool access
  1. We will send you confirmation or an email with alternate options if reservation is unavailable.
  2. Reservation is set!

 

Walk-in Reservations (Last Minute/Day of Reservations):

  1. Call (610)277-4312 or stop at the Front Desk for availability
  2. If a reservation is available, provide your full name
  3. Front desk staff will provide you with a lane number
  4. Reservation is set!

 

Walk-in Second Reservations:

Starting Monday, January 18th swimmers will be permitted to make a second lane reservation each day at the pool. Second reservations will be accepted in person at the front desk and only if a lane is available. Sorry, but we cannot offer second reservations via phone call or email, due to high demand. Please do not ask us to anticipate no shows, we can only offer a second reservation if it is available at the time of your arrival.

  • Second Reservations are being offered on a trial basis and may be canceled at any time.
  • Due to our current volume, we expect second reservations to be very limited. Please plan accordingly.

 

Reservation Assistance:

If you are having difficulty with Email or Walk-in reservations, stop by the Front Desk or give them a call at 610-277-4312. They will help you make a reservation and assist with any problems you may be having. We kindly ask that you only use this service if you are having issues making reservations. Reservation Assistance should not be used to book on a regular basis.

What to Do When You Arrive:

  • Check-in at the front desk and let them know you will be swimming.
  • Lane reservation assignments will be available at the front desk and posted on the bulletin board outside the Aquatic Center doors and on the pool deck.
  • Lanes will be numbered and please follow the directional arrows.
    • Even numbers must walk to the Jolly Road side of the pool to enter.
    • Odd number lanes enter from the locker room side.
  • Please use the deck shower to rinse off before entering.
  • Pool Management will be on hand if you need assistance or have questions.

 

Reservation Length & Time: Pass holders may sign up in advance for one 45-minute session per day. All swim times will start on the hour (10 minutes after for the first one of the day) and will run for 45 minutes.

Reservation Lateness: There is a 5-minute grace period on reservations. If you are more than 5 minutes late, your reservation may be cancelled to accommodate walk-in patrons.

Booking Reservations in Advance: Email Reservations can be booked for the upcoming week starting every Monday. Ex: Starting Monday, March 1st you may reserve for the entire week of Monday, March 8th (3/8 through 3/14)

Lap Lane Use: Lap lanes can be used for swimming laps, water walking, or a personal water workout only.  

Same Day or Next Day Reservations: The cutoff for next day reservations via email is 3:00pm. If you miss the deadline, just give us a call at (610)277-4312 the day of to set up a walk-in reservation.

Locker Rooms & Belongings: We have limited space in the Locker Rooms for showering & changing – please read posted policies before use.

Equipment: We cannot lend out any equipment, please bring your own.

Lane Sharing: We are currently allowing one person to a lane, even if they are in the same household.

Social Distancing: Please remember to stay 6-feet apart from other patrons at all times.

Masks: Face coverings are mandatory except when actually swimming.

Entering, Exiting & Moving around the Aquatics Center: You may Enter & Exit the Aquatics Center through any of the Locker Rooms. When Moving Around the pool deck please follow the green arrows on the ground & walls. The arrows are in a clockwise direction so it is easy to remember! Always stay 6-feet apart, especially in tight spaces such as the locker room entrances & in front of the bleachers.

Whirlpool: The Whirlpool is open – please read posted rules before use.

 

 

 

 
Plymouth Township