Pool Information

Early Season Pool Hours

We anticipate to open the Huntsman Pools on the weekends of May 19 th : 10am-8pm, May 20 th : 12pm-8pm, & May 25 th : 1pm-8pm. This is subject to change depending on lifeguard availability and weather.

Regular Pool Season Hours will begin on Saturday, May 26th !

Hethwood has two great swimming pools for your enjoyment!

Huntsman Pool
2631 Sheffield Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24060
540.552.2558

Hours

Monday: 10:00am-8:00pm
Tuesday: 12:00pm-6:00pm
Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00am-8:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm-8:00pm

Briarwood Pool
Currently unavailable due to the new amenities center construction

Identification

All adult residents are required to show a picture ID when entering the pool. It is our policy to ask everyone for proper identification, even if we know you. Children (or any adult) that without a picture ID need to register for a pool pin. Pool pins are to be worn at all times upon entering the pool area. Pool pins are issued during the times stated below and during pool operation hours.

Pool Pin Registration

May 16-17, 2018 from 5:45-7:45pm @ the Huntsman Clubhouse

Annual Hethwood dues must be paid prior to being issued pool pins!

A parent or legal guardian must register for the pool pins; A photo ID is required for registration.

Initial pins are issued annually for free; if lost, a replacement pin is $2.00 and is non-refundable.

Pool pin registration will also be available at the pool during the normal operating hours.

Extra staff will be present during the dates stated above for resident convenience; residents may have to wait in line for a pool pin during pool operating hours.

Renters from Haymarket Square, Chowning Place, and any of the Hethwood detached homes need to have a current Transfer of Privileges on file with the Hethwood office. Please check with the owner or management company to be sure they have sent one on your behalf.

Supervision of Children

Children 10 years and under must be accompanied by an adult/guardian or sitter of 16 years or older at all times while at the pool.

The swim test is available for children 11 & 12 years (must be able to swim 25 meters with good form and tread water for 1 minute); if the swim test is passed, children may come to the pool unaccompanied by an adult. Guardian must be present while lifeguard administers test, and both sign proficiency form.

Babysitters (16 years or older) may be registered through the Hethwood Office to avoid being charged a guest fee.

Children under 4 years of age may use the wading pool only when accompanied and supervised by an adult/guardian or sitter.

Renters from Haymarket Square, Chowning Place, and any of the Hethwood detached homes need to have a current Transfer of Privileges on file with the Hethwood office. Please check with the owner or management company to be sure they have sent one on your behalf.

  • A parent or legal guardian must register for the pins.
  • New pins are issued annually; a replacement pin is $2.00 and in non-refundable.
  • Pool pins must be worn on the bathing suit when at the pool.
  • Pool pin registration will not be available at the Hethwood office to allow for the Hethwood staff to accomplish their daily responsibilities during the normal business hours.

Pool Pin Registration: Pins will be available at both pools when the pools are open.

Guests &Passes

All guest must be accompanied and registered by a resident. Residents will be allowed to entertain up to three guests on any one day. Conduct of the guest is the direct responsibility of the resident. Guests are subject to the rules that apply to the residents. Guest fees are $4.00 at the pool gate. See $3 discount pass information below. Children ages 2 and under are free.

Yellow Passes

Yellow discounted guest passes are $3.00 each and must be pre-purchased at the Hethwood Foundation office. Residents may purchase as many yellow passes as wanted throughout the current season. The yellow pass is valid for one visit per one guest during the current season.

Orange Passes

Orange discounted guest passes are $3.00 each and must be pre-purchased at the Hethwood Foundation office. Allows for one resident to entertain up to 6 guests pending availability of lifeguards. This pre-purchased pass requires a designated day and pool that the resident and their guests will be attending. This allows us to evaluate staffing for a larger than average bather load at a particular pool. These passes will be limited when our lifeguards return to school/college.