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Lifting Restrictions

Effective May 29, 2021

Last week the Governor announced all remaining COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted effective May 29, 2021 and the State of Emergency will be lifted June 15, 2021. Thanks for your patience as we reviewed and acted upon this unexpected change as quickly as possible. We are pleased to announce Sun Valley will be aligning its operations with State rules as indicated below. We will assess operations again in June and make any necessary adjustments. We look forward to getting back to the Sun Valley that we all love! We ask for your commonsense, cooperation, and respect for each other and the rules so we can enjoy a safe and fun summer together.

  • Return to 100% of our permitted capacity (200)

  • Reservations no longer required for free swim members may come and go as they please with no time restrictions

  • Reservations continue for lap swim, tennis, and basketball unreserved lanes/courts may be used first-come, first-serve

  • Children age 10 and up may visit Sun Valley on their own

  • No mask mandate – strongly encourage everyone to follow the Massachusetts Mask Advisory

  • Locker Rooms & showers fully reopened; please minimize time spent indoors and we encourage mask use in these indoor spaces

  • Working to re-open Snack Bar contingent on permit from Lexington Board of Health

  • Group Swim Lessons and Swim Team will resume in a smaller group format to ensure a safe experience, considering the most current guidance and providing as much of a return to normal as possible (details forthcoming)

  • Plans subject to change should conditions warrant

COVID-19 Precautions & Modifications

  • All Members must check in upon arrival, please check-out when leaving

  • Open seating, chairs will be clustered to promote distance between household groups

  • Everyone is strongly encouraged to follow MA & CDC face covering guidance

    • Unvaccinated should wear masks indoors and when they cannot socially distance (we are depending on unvaccinated individuals to protect all of our members)

  • Minimize time spent indoors (i.e. bathrooms/showers/locker rooms)

  • Sun Valley will follow CDC guidance for cleaning and hygiene protocols

  • Everyone encouraged to sanitize hands upon entry (sanitizer provided)

  • Please stay home when ill, exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms, test positive, or in quarantine

  • Notify Sun Valley if you test positive for COVID-19

  • Be courteous, kind, and respectful of personal space, social distancing, and the mask wearing decisions of others so that everyone can feel comfortable and safe

Please Take Note For the time being we are keeping the following restrictions in place. We will revisit each of these policies in June and keep you updated. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

  • Members Only (no guests)

  • BBQ/Grill closed

  • Social Events on hold


The CURRENT OPERATING PLAN remains in effect 5/27 and 5/28. The above changes will begin this Saturday, May 29.

As we move back to more normal operation please note the following as of Saturday 5/29:

  • Swim badges must be worn by children who have passed the swim test. If your child has already passed the test this year please ask for a badge at the front desk on your next visit.

  • Adult swim will resume and will be called at the top of each hour (20 min) from 12-4 pm. If no adults are using the pool after 10 minutes the lifeguards will call "All In". The kiddie pool may NOT be used by any children who have passed their swim test during Adult Swim.


Membership Change Requests

Conditions are changing quickly with regards to vaccines, infection rates and a dramatic loosening of restrictions two months earlier than expected. We understand these changes may impact your decisions on pool and tennis use. We will accept membership change requests through June 15 with no questions asked. After June 15 requests will be considered on a case by case basis.


Pool Hours

We hope you have enjoyed the early pool opening. Please take note of our anticipated pool hours through June. Hours will vary slightly from day to day while school is still in session. With pool reservations no longer required beginning May 29, please check the homepage to confirm the pool hours prior to your visit.

Wednesday, May 26 - Friday, May 27

  • By reservation only

  • View existing reservation calendar

Saturday, May 29 – Friday, June 11

  • Sat & Sun

    • 7 – 10 am: Lap Swim (6 lanes) & Kiddie Pool

    • 10 am – 8 pm: Free Swim, Kiddie Pool, Lap Swim (2 lanes)

  • Mon. May 31 (Memorial Day)

    • 8 – 10 am: Lap Swim (6 lanes) & Kiddie Pool

    • 10 am – 7 pm: Free Swim, Kiddie Pool, Lap Swim (2 lanes)

  • Mon - Fri

    • Limited morning lap swim offered as feasible (see reservation schedule for availability)

    • Afternoons 3-7pm: Free Swim, Kiddie Pool, Lap Swim (2 lanes) (will open earlier on early release days when possible - check website)

June 12 – June 27

  • Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun

    • 7 – 10 am: Lap Swim (6 lanes) & Kiddie Pool

    • 10 am – 8 pm: Free Swim, Kiddie Pool, Lap Swim (2 lanes)

  • Wednesday

    • 9 – 10 am: Lap Swim (6 lanes) & Kiddie Pool

    • 10 am – 8 pm: Free Swim, Kiddie Pool, Lap Swim (2 lanes)

View the complete 2021 Pool Hours.


It's been a while since we have operated without so many restrictions. Please review all the Rules and Regulations as a family. Unaccompanied children (ages 10 and up) must be familiar with the rules and expectations as well. Thank you!

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