CONTACT: Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419
Tom Plante, 908-527-4746


Union County’s Wheeler Pool to Close for the Season after Aug. 28:
 Ulrich Pool in Rahway Will Remain Open thru Labor Day, Sept. 7


The Union County Department of Parks and Community Renewal announces that John Russell Wheeler Pool in Linden will close for the season after regular hours on Friday, August 28. Wheeler Pool will be open to the public for swimming from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. on August 28.

The Walter E. Ulrich Memorial Pool located in Rahway River Park, St. George’s Avenue in Rahway, will remain open through Labor Day, Monday, September 7th.

Regular pool hours at Ulrich Pool in Rahway are as follows:


Monday & Wednesday
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays

1:00-8:00 p.m.
1:00-6:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Daily Admission (proof of residency required for county fee):


County Resident

Non-County Resident


Youth (17 & under)

$ 4.00

$  8.00


Adult (18 & over)

$ 5.00



Seniors (62 & over)

$ 4.00

$  8.00

The Ulrich and Wheeler pools are a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. For further information, visit the Union County website:  or call the Ulrich Pool (732-381-4045) for recorded information.