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Adams St. Community Center & Pool

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85 Adams St. 14608 map
(585) 428-7266
Center Director: Joe Diliberto
Pool Supervisor: Erika Szabo 

Here is a map to Adams St. Community Center.

Note that the closest public library to this Recreation Center is the Phillis Wheatley Branch at 33 Dr. Samuel McCree Way.

American Red Cross Certified Lifeguarding Training Program

Get the training you need to become a Lifeguard. Classes are available for youth 16 & over.

Spring 2014 Classes
March 11–May 8: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m.
May 12-17: Monday–Friday, 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Re-Certification Class
Previous lifeguard certification is necessary
May 20-22: Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 6-9 p.m.

City high school students: Free registration*
Non-city high school students: $75*, Adults: $125*
*$50 for book and mask not included in the registration fee.
Re-certification class: $75
(required to have book and mask or pay additional for these required supplies)

Classes are held at Adams St. Pool, 85 Adams St.
For registration info. call: Dave Kilmer at 428-7456 from 3-9 p.m.

Download a registration form here.

Free Youth Swim Classes

The City of Rochester Bureau of Recreation’s Summer Swim Academy offers free swim lessons for youth 6-18 and low-priced lessons for adults (call 428-7456 if interested in adult lessons.) Lessons are offered at six different skill levels, and at several indoor and outdoor pool locations around the City (except adult lessons, which are offered only at the Adams Street Pool)



Adams Street Community Center Fall Winter Spring Schedule 

Adams Street Pool Fall Winter Spring Schedule 

 Pool Features and Programs

  • Full size, heated indoor pool open year-round
  • Open swim and lessons for youth and adults are offered (see below)
  • Lifeguarding Classes and Aqua Aerobics (call 428-7888 for details)
  • Home of the Rochester Recreation Swim Team and the Adams St. Swim Team


Pool Hours


Swimming Lessons

Adams Street offers youth and some adult swimming lessons--some of them free--during the school year and summer.

Click here to learn more about swim lessons at Adams Street and elsewhere through the Bureau of Recreation.

Center Features

  • Register for an EZ RecPass ID, which gives you access to it all: top-notch team sports, outstanding arts programs, water skills classes, youth council leadership opportunities and more
  • Fun, skill-building friendships in the safe atmosphere of city recreation
  • Year-round recreation programming for youth, teens and adults
  • Summer Breakfast & Lunch programs
  • Kids Cafe Dinner program during the school year
  • Youth Council
  • Saturday hours
  • Collaborative programs with community organizations
  • Seasonal special events
  • Play apparatus

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Satellite Centers

Roxie Ann Sinkler Recreation Center (formerly the Gardiner Recreation Center)
75 Grover St. 14611
(585) 428-7827 
Center Director: Joe Diliberto
Here is a map to Gardiner Recreation Center.

#43 School Recreation Center
1305 Lyell Ave. 14606
(585) 428-7212
Center Director: Charlie Diliberto 
Here is a map for #43 School Recreation Center

#44 School Recreation Center
812 Chili Avenue
(585) 428-7212





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