Bass Pond Club, Inc.
A Family Friendly Oasis In The Heart Of Springfield
The Bass Pond club, Inc., is a private, nonprofit swim club in Springfield, MA. It was founded in 1957 by 200 families who joined together to purchase a lovely property on the shore of Bass Pond. The pond club is member owned and operated.
The gates will be open for member use starting roughly at 8 am. Please leave the goose deterrents on the docks until the guards come in. If we find they are being removed, we will be forced to keep the gates closed until the guards come in. Thank you for your cooperation.
Starting Sunday June 21st guest passes are needed for guests.Pick up yours at the lifeguard stand. Also starting June 21st, our guard hours will be 10am to dusk.
If you have changed your email address or your mailing address please contact us.
For safety reasons please fill in your child's sand holes and throw out any obvious broken or sharp plastic toys before you leave. Broken ankles and punctured feet are no fun!
Please remember, dogs are not allowed at the pond at any time.
SWIM LESSON SCHEDULE: Session 1 July 6 to July 17th. Session 2 July 27 to August 7th. Sign-up at lifeguard stand. $35- per child for first 3 in a family. Fourth child or more will be $25- each.
ANNUAL POTLUCK PICNIC will be held on Saturday August 8th. Please watch for sign ups at the pond. Rain date is August 9th.
Notice to all members: The goose deterrents are to be left on the docks until the lifeguards come on duty. Only the lifeguards should be touching them. If people continue to ignore this rule (which has been posted for 4 years) then we will keep the gate closed until the guards come in.
Users of our paddle-boats must abide by our rules for other boats: kayaks, canoes, etc. At least 1 person must be 13 years old or older & all must wear PFDs. Also there is no fishing allowed from the paddle-boats.
All fishing is Catch & Release Only and No Barbed Hooks are allowed.
Non-swimmers need to be accompanied by an adult.
Please check our events calendar for any changes in dates of events.