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1 Collyer Lane
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

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Pleasant Valley Park
Valley Road
Basking Ridge, NJ




Opening Weekend: May 29, 30 & 31
11:00 am—8:00 pm
Part Time: June 1–June 18
Weekdays, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Weekends, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Full Time: June 19 to August 14
11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Late Summer: August 15 to September 5
11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Closing Day: September 6
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Managed and Maintained By

Bernards Township Parks & Recreation
1 Collyer Lane
Basking Ridge, NJ

Pleasant Valley Pool

Now Accepting 2021 Membership Payments

Click Here for 2021 Swim Team Information

 If you do not know your username or password, you can retrieve it online by using your primary email address or contact us during our OFFICE HOURS at 908-204-3003. 

Bernards Township residents who were members in 2019 but did not join for the 2020 season, may rejoin for the 2021 season without a re-registration fee.

Pleasant Valley Pool Operation Updates

We are glad to have you swimming with us this summer!  Our operation is subject to the NJ COVID-19 Pools and Aquatic Recreation Facility Standards in addition to the requirements in the NJ Public Recreational Bathing Code.  Our COVID-19 Operation Plan for 2021 will include the following:

  • Facility capacity will be monitored to ensure six feet of distance can be maintained between individuals and groups.
  • Masks/Face coverings are required in indoor spaces.  Unvaccinated individuals are encouraged to wear masks in outdoor spaces.  Masks are not permitted to be worn in the water.  
  • We will maintain separate entrance and exit points to limit crowding. 

In addition, the following will return for 2021!

  • Reopening of all diving boards in the main pool.  With the reopening of the diving well, lane lines will not be available.  Adult swim will be called as outlined in the Membership Handbook.
  • Beginning June 1 - Members will be permitted to bring guests on weekdays, paid for at the time of visit by cash or check.
  • On or about June 19 - Reopening of the baby pool, splash area and water play area will with new soft surfacing and new shade structures.
  • Return of picnic tables throughout the facility.  (Chairs are TBD)
  • Swim lessons will be offered in July and August. (Registration TBD)

Pleasant Valley Pool is conveniently located within Pleasant Valley Park on Valley Road in Basking Ridge. The complex consists of four separate pool areas, a full service concession stand and plenty of onsite parking.

Whether you prefer reading poolside or a lap swim workout, you will enjoy doing it here. Throughout the summer we offer activities, special events, swim lessons and a swim team program...all for our members’ enjoyment!

Features include:

  • 50 meter Main Pool with diving area
  • Training Pool with twist slide
  • Water Play Area with slides and interactive water features
  • Wading Pool & Splash Area for children under 5
  • Lifejackets, lounge chairs, shuffleboard and bocce courts
  • Swim lessons, swim team, special events and actvities
  • Restrooms and changing areas
  • Full service concession stand

Facility feature capacity and availability is subject to change due to COVID-19.  

Hold Harmless Statement

By accepting membership, I hereby accept membership privileges for myself and family members listed on the membership and agree that this is a voluntary choice. I acknowledge that there are certain risks inherent with being a member, and I agree to accept all of the consequences and assume the risks involved with membership. I give permission to the Township to provide emergency care as necessary for the well being of myself and my family until such time as a designated emergency contact may be reached. I understand and acknowledge that Bernards Township is not responsible for any loss, damages or injury to any person or property for any reason associated with my and/or my child’s/dependent’s participation in the activities associated with this membership. In light of the above, I hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless and release Bernards Township from any and all liability for any and all injuries that I and/or my child/dependent may sustain as a result of participation in this activity. This includes, but is not limited to, responsibility for the payment of any and all doctor, medical or hospital bills resulting from any and all injuries to me and/or my child/dependent. I grant Bernards Township the right to use any and all photographs of myself or my child participating in a Department sponsored activity for future media promotion. I confirm that I have read and understand the rules outlined in the Membership Handbook and the Recreation Department's registration policies and procedures.