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William Welch Community Pool

Closed Now: 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Open today: 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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More of a mini water park than pool

This is a great little place with 2 big slides, a whirlpool, a lazy river, a rock wall drop into... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Collegeville, PA
via mobile
Very nice community pool

Nice pool, clean, great staff. Special hours for adults, early purchase of a summer pass offers... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2017
State College, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible8%
18 Jun 2018
“More of a mini water park than pool”
24 Jul 2017
“Employee made up a $5 fee if I needed my pass looked up, management gave excuse, did not apologize”
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a great little place with 2 big slides, a whirlpool, a lazy river, a rock wall drop into the water, diving boards, & kiddie water playground. Today the kona water ice truck was also there. The pool area & grounds are nice. There...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank miscalane
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Last week I arrived at the pool enterenced counter with my two small children after walking the very filled parking lot across the street with a heavy cooler in one hand, a heavy swim bag over the shoulder and full beverage cup in the other....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Nice pool, clean, great staff. Special hours for adults, early purchase of a summer pass offers special discounts.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Naturehike
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

An incredible array of water activity areas for a small town; it's really a water park. The great thing is that there are areas appropriate for all ages, from toddlers to teens. An area with a current. Water slides, and now a climbing wall! I...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank pennstatetraveler
Reviewed July 26, 2015

My kids (ages 4, 8,11) loved this pool. The lazy river and whirlpool were fun - great way to spend a hot summer day. This was our first visit, and our only complaint was no concession stand. They have vending machines for drinks and snacks.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed September 29, 2014

This pool is not really a swimming pool for children. It is more a bump into each other pool. There is very little space or depth to test their skills. It is more a place to of gimmicks ie the lazy river, the buckets dropping...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Maureen B
Reviewed August 5, 2014

While the summer in central Pennsylvania is typically short and sweet, try to find time to visit the Welch Community Pool. On warm days, it's an oasis of cool water filled with energetic kiddos and their parents. Recently renovated, the pool now features exciting water...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Tami1963
Reviewed February 27, 2014

It gets very crowded and full of kids that just want to play, so you can't really do laps or even swim around much. This place is great for kids and young teens under 15. Adults, fitness enthusiasts, and more swimmers looking for a place...More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank OrangeCat2013
Reviewed October 31, 2013

We frequented Welch pool throughout the summer of 2013. My kids and I love this facility. There are two pools. One pool features a small slide for younger kids (big hit with my 3-year-old), a lazy river, sprinkler area, and 2 larger slides for people...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank HungryinPA2013
Reviewed October 8, 2013

This facility is severely overcrowded and unable to meet current demand. There is barely room to move around outside the pools let alone in them. Kids reunning around seemingly without supervision.

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Joseph K
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