Excellence in Education
Rec Center

Cato-Meridian Central School District
2851 Route 370
Cato, NY 13033
Phone: 315-626-3439
Fax: 315-626-2888




Check out our aquatic programs!!!

(Click on the aquatic programs tab on the left for more information and prices)

Arthritis Water Class

Youth Swim Lessons (Level 1, 2 & 3)

Deep Water Fitness

Parent/Child Swim Lessons

Transitioning to Open Water





*Rent our Pool for your next party*

All fees include a lifeguard, one hour in the pool and the Community Room for one hour.  Call the front desk for more information. 

Members:    $75.00

Non-Members:      $100.00



Public Swim Costs-

  • All members and children 5 and under are FREE
  • 6-12 year olds are $1.00
  • 13 and over are $2.00



Pool Rules

1. Obey lifeguard at all times.

2. No diving in less than 9 feet of water.

3. No running or horseplay.

4. No back dives or flips from the pool deck.

5. Lifeguards may ask swimmers to demonstrate ability by taking a deep end test.

6. No floatation devices allowed in the deep end.

7. Use of starting blocks is prohibited unless supervised by an instructor.

8. Pollution of pool including urinating, defecating, and nose blowing are prohibited.

9. Shower before entering the pool.

10. Please restrain long hair.

11. No hanging on the buoy lines.

12. No food or glass bottles in the pool area.

13. Appropriate swim attire is required.

14. Floatation devices will be provided by CMCRC, if required.

15. No open cuts or sores.

16. Training equipment is for instructional and lap swimming only.

17. No outside shoes on the pool deck.

18. Use of ramp is prohibited unless authorized by the lifeguard.

19. Lap lanes are for lap swimming only.

20. No inflatable toys including “swimmies” allowed.

21. Non-swimmers under 12 and all children under 6 must be within arms’ length of a guardian 18 or older in the pool at all times. Only 2 non-swimmers under age 6 are allowed per guardian.

22.  No prolonged underwater swimming for time and/or distance. Competitive or repetitive breath is not permitted.




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