News and Updates

2019 News and Updates



2019 Swim Club Manager:

The Orchard View Swim Club Board is pleased to announce we have hired our 2019 Swim Club Manager! Please give Traci Kinney a warm welcome as the new Orchard View Swim Club Pool manager.

2019 Spring Clean Up Weekends:

Please join us for clean-up weekends this spring so we are ready for opening day! Join us for an hour or two, or a full day. Families welcomed. A member of the OV Board wil sign volunteer hour paperwork if needed.

Saturday, April 27th 8 AM-to 3PM

Sunday, April 28th 8 AM to 3 PM

There is a lot to do so that we are able to enjoy the pool starting Memorial Day Weekend!


2019 Lifeguard Certification Class

Save the dates! OV will be hosting a Lifeguard Certification course this May. Participants must attend all days. Registration coming soon.

Thursday, May 16 / Friday, May 17 - 5 PM to 9 PM

Saturday, May 18 / Sunday, May 19 - 9 AM to 6 PM

Certification: OV Members $250 / Non-OV Members $300

Re-Certification: OV Members $125 / Non-Ov Members: $150 (Sunday, May 19th)

More info and Registration Form

2018 News and Updates


OV Spiritwear:

Show your Orchard View Pride by wearing a shirt, hat, shorts or other item. Our online store is available year-round. Some items are specific to the swim team, but most are general Orchard View Items. Your order is shipped directly to your home.

Orchard View Spiritwear Link


2018 Adult Morning Master Swimming Program

Want to improve your overall general health and wellness while getting to know other adult members of the pool? We will be offering masters lap swim time to get your day started right! This open lap time will be staffed by a guard. This is your summer fix – great friends, exercise, and peaceful surroundings all in one.

It will held on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. Start date Wednesday, June 20th. Come anytime between 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM. Program is open to Adults of all ages and experience levels. Program is free to all members. Non-members can swim for a fee of $100 for the summer. Members may bring a guest up to 5 times at a rate of $5 per drop in.


2018 Second Annual OV Night at the Iron Pigs

Mark your calendars for the Second Annual Orchard View Night at the Iron Pigs! Join us on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 6:35 PM for the Iron Pigs vs. The Buffalo Bisons! It is a fireworks night. Tickets are $11.00 each and include a $2.00 food/beverage credit. Children 2 and under may sit on an adult's lap without a ticket. Please email Amy at ovswimmgr@gmail.com with your requested number of tickets. Checks made payable to Orchard View Swim Club can be dropped off at the pool office prior to July 10th. Tickets will be available for pickup at the pool after Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

2018 Paint and Party

Signups now available for our ladies Evening at the Paint & Party Studios on June 10th from 3 PM to 5 PM. Limited seating!

Link to Sign Up



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2017 News and Updates


2017 Movie Night at OV

Save the date! OV Movie night is scheduled for Monday, July 24th from 8-11 PM. Rain date is Tuesday, July 25th from 8-11 PM. Movie TBD.


2017 Adult Morning Master Swimming Program

Want to improve your overall general health and wellness while getting to know other adult members of the pool? We will be offering masters lap swim time to get your day started right! This open lap time will be staffed by a guard, and workouts will be provided (if desired) based on your ability. This is your summer fix – great friends, exercise, and peaceful surroundings all in one.

Starts on Monday, June 19th Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. Come anytime between 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM. Program is open to Adults of all ages and experience levels. Program is free to all members. Non-members can swim for a fee of $100 for the summer. Members may bring a guest up to 5 times at a rate of $5 per drop in.



2017 Adult Night at Orchard View

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Time: 8 PM to 10 PM

BYOB (pool-safe containers please) and bring an appetizer or dessert to share!

Members, please feel free to bring friends or neighbors who may be interested in joining OV (evening guest fee of $2.00 applies). Every guest you bring earns you a raffle entry for lunch on us (snack bar credits). Hope you can join us!




REMIND – 2017

Join our 2017 Remind Group so you receive Text Message Updates. You are not automatically enrolled if you were enrolled previous years. This is the primary way we will communicate pool events, lunch specials, weather related closings, etc.

Join by sending a text to: 81010 – Content of text should be: @ovmem or go to rmd.at/ovmem



First Annual OV Night at the Iron Pigs

Mark your calendars for the first annual Orchard View Night at the Iron Pigs. Join us on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 7:05 PM (fireworks night) for the Iron Pigs vs. the Rochester Red Wings. Tickets are $11.00 each, but include a $2.00 food/beverage credit. Children 2 and under may sit on an adult's lap without a ticket. Please email Amy at ovswimmgr@gmail.com with your requested number of tickets. Checks made payable to Orchard View Swim Club can be dropped off at the pool office prior to June 16th. Tickets will be available for pickup at the pool after June 17th. We hope you will join us!


2017 Swim Club Manager

The Orchard View Swim Club Board is pleased to announce we have hired our 2017 Swim Club Manager – Amy Wastler. Amy and her husband Wayne, with their three boys are members of Orchard View Swim Club. Amy teaches Kindergarten in the Bethlehem Area School District. Amy is bringing many great ideas for a fun-filled summer. Please welcome Amy to the Orchard View Swim Club staff.

OV Membership Dues

Current Members don't forget to send in your membership dues if you have not already done so. The cost is $525 via check. Payments must be postmarked on or before May 27, 2017. 2016 Trial Members, we hope you will be joining us pool side for the 2017 swim season. Please refer to the January 7th email regarding the bond and membership purchase process.

2 Months until Pool Opens

The summer swim season is just around the corner and we need your help to get the pool ready. We have scheduled two work weekends which are listed below. Please save the dates. The more people that show up, the less work there is for everyone! Any donations of annuals or perennials for the containers and flower beds are welcome. There will be a sign-in sheet at the door. Anyone that gives 2 hours or more (time can be split between family members) will be entered into a raffle. We will be giving away two prizes. We hope to see many of you there!

Saturday, April 29th and Sunday, April 30th - 9AM to 4PM

Saturday, May 6th and Sunday, May 7th - 9AM to 4PM

Raffle Prizes: $25 off 2018 Membership / $5 in snack bar credits and 3 guest passes for 2016 swim season

Orchard View Board Info

The Board would like to thank everyone that came out to support Orchard View Swim Club at the Dine to Donate at P.J. Whelihan’s. It was great to see many summer friends!

One out of the two open Board positions has been filled. We welcome Sue McGorry to the Board. Sue will serve as supervisor of personnel to whom the pool manger reports. We still have one open position, Member at Large. If interested, please join us at our next Board meeting scheduled Monday, April 10th at 7 PM at the Willow Street Pub.