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flygirl2003
October 3rd, 2008, 05:22 PM
I travel a lot and have found the "place to swim" section really frustrating. Many of the listings are way out of date, and emails and phone calls go unanswered. This past week I tried to swim at the Wheaton Sports Center in Wheaton IL, only to be told that the masters hadn't started yet and they would not sell me a single day pass. Is there anywhere else I can go to get current info on where to swim? I'm heading to Williamsport, PA this coming week and so far have found nothing. :badday:

aztimm
October 3rd, 2008, 06:12 PM
Will you have a car in Williamsport? You could try Lock Haven University, but it is about 30 min drive. There's info here on the Zimmerli Pool:
http://www.lhup.edu/sports/havensports/visitorsGuide/index.htm

My sister went there, and I'm from not too far away. I remember seeing the pool when I visited, nothing great, but I'm sure could do the trick.

You could also try Susquehanna Univ, a bit further away (about an hour):
http://www.susqu.edu/athletics/indoor.htm


Also, there's a Y right in Williamsport:
http://williamsportymca.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4&Itemid=9

Heck, if you have more time, I'd venture to State College and see how the Penn State pools are.

tjrpatt
October 3rd, 2008, 09:40 PM
Try this site. State College is 60 miles from Williamsport. Although Penn State has a stellar masters program, I don't think that it is worth the drive if you have a car in Williamsport.

http://www.swimmersguide.com/

flygirl2003
October 5th, 2008, 07:30 AM
Thanks for the site. Looks pretty good. Generally, if I'm traveling, it's for business, so traveling more than 15 minutes to find a pool is not workable. And in some cases, I don't have a car.