City council backs pool improvements

The Vergennes City Council on Tuesday voted to commit up to $360,000 to repairs and upgrades to the city’s popular municipal pool, although officials said the final cost of the work should be less.

City pool rates rise; work set

Vergennes residents and their neighbors this summer will be paying more to use the city’s pool, and it will only open after a series of repairs to the facility that the city council agreed last week to finance with $34,050 of American Rescue Plan Act (ARP … (read more)

City pool needs work — soon

The Vergennes city pool’s pump, electrical system and site drainage all need work before the popular pool can open for the summer, Councilor Sue Rakowski told the Vergennes City Council on Tuesday. 

Vergennes increases rates for use of pool

Fees for the use of the Vergennes city pool will rise at least slightly this season for both residents and non-residents.

City pool adds aerobics, welcomes more visitors

VERGENNES — Vergennes has broadened the visitor base for the city pool to allow anyone who lives in Addison County to purchase a season pass, City Manager Dan Hofman told the Vergennes City Council last week. Previously sales of season passes were limited … (read more)

Middlebury pool will not open to the public this summer

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury’s town pool will not be open to the general public this summer due to COVID-19 safety concerns, according to Middlebury Parks and Recreation Superintendent Dustin Hunt. Hunt said in an email on Thursday that pool use will be limite … (read more)

Vergennes pool to open, with limits

VERGENNES — The Vergennes city pool will open on July 1 on a reservations-only basis to season-pass owners, members of the Vergennes Champs Swim Team, and attendees of summer camps based in Vergennes, according to a plan approved by the Vergennes City Cou … (read more)

Decision looms on Vergennes pool

VERGENNES — Vergennes officials are working hard on plans to open the city’s popular swimming pool this summer despite financial and safety concerns, and they are now saying it is more likely than not to be available to the public. The pool question has b … (read more)

Kayakers sharpen skills in the Mt. Abe pool

BRISTOL — On a recent Wednesday night, Paul Carlile of Burlington sat in his blue whitewater kayak in the swimming pool at Mount Abraham Union High School, nose plugs engaged and ready to demonstrate the perfect roll. Designed to help whitewater kayakers … (read more)