June 29, 2017

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony & Grand Opening

The Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus will open to the public with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, July 1.
The pool will then remain open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. that day.
The campus is located on the corner of Laurel Avenue and Sixth Street. Within it sits the entry building, pool building, community swimming pool and wellness center. The wellness center will open at a later date in the fall.

After the ribbon-cutting ceremony, guests will experience the 6,000 square foot swimming pool with features including heated water, zero-depth entry, a water slide, lap lanes and a concrete pool deck.

To enter the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus, individuals will need to present a Daily or Season Chautauqua Pass.
Wrist bands will be issued daily for pool access.

Hours of Operation
The pool will operate during the following hours. A break is scheduled for the last 15 minutes of every hour.During the family open swim, the water slide will also be open. Children must be 48" tall to use the water slide. 
  • Lap Swim: 7-8:30 a.m.
  • Swim Lessons & Water Classes: 8:30-11 a.m.
    (Visit the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus Admissions Office in the entry building for details and sign up information.)
  • Open Swim: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Open Swim: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Open Swim: 12-6 p.m.
Given our mission of wellness, we encourage walking and biking to this new facility.  
Read more about the daily hours of operations, safety and parking here or pick up a copy of the Lakesider newspaper. 
Get ready for the big splash at the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus, and share Saturday's Grand Opening details with friends and family. Soon, the Lakeside mission will come alive, and the joy, laughter and excitement from all generations will soon fill this beautiful campus.
See you at the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus, 
Kevin Sibbring
Lakeside Chautauqua President/CEO  

Randy Snow Signature
Randy Snow
Lakeside Chautauqua Board Chair 

Bill Drackett
Lakeside Chautauqua Foundation Board Chair  

Gretchen Colón
Senior Vice President of Advancement & Communications 

Lakeside Chautauqua Foundation
(419) 798-5396