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Goodman Pool is a place for everyone. Thanks to the generous donations of the Madison Parks Foundation and the Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Foundation, we are pleased to offer scholarships for general pool admission, lessons, lifeguard certifications, and the Waves Swim and Dive Team. 

With a scheduled opening coinciding with the Madison Metropolitan School District calendar, summer fun at the pool begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, June 13. Scholarship money is available to families with youth aged 18 years and younger, who are a resident of the city or town of Madison or enrolled in the Madison Metropolitan School District.

The Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Pool offers lessons for swimmers of all ages and abilities, taught by certified staff. Classes include parent/child, pre-school, levels 1-5, and adult beginner. See class descriptions and register online.

The Goodman Waves is a fun and competitive swim and dive team, training 5 times per week with weekly meets typically on Saturday mornings. Their hard work culminates at the end of the season in the All-City Swim Meet.

Applicants may register for a scholarship online or by submitting a printed application. Swimming lesson and the Goodman Waves Swim & Dive Team registration is also available online.

The Goodman Pool is located at 325 W. Olin Ave. More information: