Facilities, Parks & Recreation


At the meeting of June 1st, Lehighton Borough Council had further discussed the opening of Baer Memorial Swimming Pool scheduled to open Saturday, June 13, 2020.

Council had approved the June 13th opening with the following rules and restrictions:

- All patrons will be requested to follow the CDC behaviors that prevent the spread of COVID-19 found at the following link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/parks-rec/aquatic-venues.html

- Pool Management and Staff will be following the CDC Guidelines for maintaining a healthy environment and healthy operations

- Memberships and day passes will be limited to Lehighton Area residents only who reside in the 18235 Zip Code. If you have an existing out of town membership, the Borough will honor the pass along with issuing memberships of previous out of town members. There will be no new memberships or day passes issued for out of town residents.

- All pool passes will remain at the first discounted price on our application through the term of the summer

- We plan on offering swim lessons however the schedule may be modified or reduced

- Attendance will be limited at the pool based on the restrictions placed by the PA Department of Health and CDC Guidelines

- Attendance at parties will be limited

If you wish to request a refund on your pool pass, please send an email to treasurer@lehightonborough.com or by mail PO Box 29, Lehighton, PA 18235 by Friday, June 12th.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Tom Evans at recreation@lehightonborough.com or 570-294-4532.

Baer Memorial Pool

1101 Bridge Street
Lehighton Pa. 18235
May 25,2019

Daily Pool Prices:

In Carbon County Residents:
Adults- $7.00 - Daily
Children - $5.00 - Daily

Out of Carbon County Residents:
Adults- $15.00 - Daily
Children - $10.00 - Daily

New Hours:
Pool open 12:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. daily

Download the 2021 Pool Fyler (.pdf)

Lehighton Pool Pals | lehightonareapoolpals.org

Pavilion Rental:

Inside Pavilon - $250.00

Outside Pavilion - $250.00

50 guests maximum per pavilion rental

Grove Program
The Grove Program will start July 8, 2019 from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Thursday the program will be at the Baer Memorial Swimming Pool.

No transportation is provided for this

The Lehighton Recreation Center

243 South Eight Street
Lehighton Pa. 18235
Recreational Director: 570-294-4532

Senior Center-9am to 1pm, Monday-Friday
Weight Watchers- 6 to 9pm, Monday Evenings
Crossfit web site is www.crossfitTCunplugged.com

Rental (for parties, etc.):
Recreation Center Rental rate is $200

Rental rates for events is $400 in which registration fees and admission is charged.

Recreation Center for Students will be starting Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Grades 4th thru 8th 5:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Tuesday and Thursday | Wednesday 4:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.
Grades 9th thru 12th 8:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday


Borough Hall
1 Constitution Avenue
Lehighton, PA 18235

(610) 377.4002

Monday thru Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

Police Number
(610) 377-4003


Crossing Guards

    The Borough of Lehighton
    is accepting applications for
    for the position of Crossing
    Guards and Substitutes.
    Applications will be accepted
    at the Lehighton Police
    124 South Third St.
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    Applicants are required
    to provide PA Criminal
    Background Check and Child
    Abuse Clearance forms.
    Contact (610)377-4003 with
    questions regarding the position.

2021 Pool Flyer
The 2021 pool flyer is available
    on the Recreation page

2021 Pool Season
For information on the 2021
    Baer Memorial Swimming Pool
    Season. Please visit
    our Recreation page

Local Tax / EIT Forms
    These forms can be found on
    Berkheimer Tax Administrator .

    Lehighton Borough Residents:
    PSD Code is 130203.

    Berheimer EIT Form (.pdf)