Moriello Pool was finally opened last Friday, July 7, although the kiddie pool will need to have its chemicals balanced before it’s deemed ready.
Moriello Pool in New Paltz should be open by midday, July 7, if all goes well, although the kiddie pool might not be ready for users quite as quickly.
New Paltz Town Supervisor Neil Bettez believes that Moriello Pool could be operational as soon as June 17, if the work laid out proceeds smoothly. Board members held an emergency board meeting Monday night, May 15 to approve a prepayment of $5,250 to JD Masonry, representing a 50% down payment, for prep work needed before the new liner can be installed. Holding an emergency meeting for that sole purpose could be the difference between opening that weekend, or not until June 24.
Despite old issues being raised now, New Paltz Town Supervisor Neil Bettez remains optimistic that Moriello Pool will be ready for the season on time and with a new liner. Not all of his colleagues on the town council were equally optimistic.
The pool opened late last year due to ongoing repairs, and its condition has been a concern for the local swimming community.
“I exhort the town and village officials to join forces and strive forth united to act promptly and efficiently to maintain the culture and the tradition of the Moriello Pool and the Seahawks.”
At a joint meeting on June 8, members of the New Paltz Town Board and Village Board discussed the problems
Moriello Pool won’t be open until after the start of summer, according to New Paltz Town Supervisor Neil Bettez, and
Moriello Pool in New Paltz will not be open for Memorial Day weekend on May 28-30 due to ongoing repairs