Hot Fun in the Summertime!

Rutherford Pool hosts many social events throughout the summer where families and friends gather to develop a sense of community and make lasting memories. If you have questions about any of these events, contact Cameron Childs at

Wind-Downs & Food Trucks

Friday Nights through the end of July, 5:30 – 8:30pm. Food trucks will also be scheduled for several wind-downs. See the schedule – Click Here!

Fitness Classes

Aquatic classes and Yoga classes will be offered! Click here to learn more.

Details on MORE Social Events

Here’s a list of more social events we have done in previous seasons!

  • Raft Nights: Every Thursday evening
  • July 4th Bike Parade & Party
  • Triathlon*
  • Crab Feast*
  • National Neighborhood Night Out: August 2 (Open to all: members and non-members)
  • Glow Party*
  • Labor Day Party
  • And more!

Check back for more details as they become available!
(* indicate fundraising events).

Questions? Contact Cameron Childs, Social Operations

4th of July BBQ

Get ready to celebrate the Fourth of July in style! We’re hosting our annual  BBQ again this year and you’re all invited to join in on the fun. Here are the details:

Date: July 4th, 2024
Time: 12 to 3 PM
Location: Rutherford Community Pool

There will be grilled burgers, hot dogs, vegetarian options, and refreshing beverages to satisfy your taste buds. Feel free to bring a side dish or dessert to share with fellow members if you’d like! – Sign Up Here!

Please volunteer to help us with the arrangements. We need all kinds of help to include grilling, setup and clean up. – Helpers Sign Up Here!

In addition to the delicious food, we’ll have games, music, and great company to enjoy throughout the event. It’s the perfect opportunity to relax, socialize, and embrace the patriotic spirit.

Guests will be allowed on the 4th of July. For Specoa; Event Guest Passes: Visit

Additionally, please be reminded that our pool will be closing at 6:00 PM. It is important to ensure that all individuals, including the guards, have ample time to exit the premises and prepare to enjoy the fireworks later in the evening.

Let’s make this Fourth of July a fantastic day to remember! We look forward to seeing you all at the poolside BBQ. If you have any questions or need further information, feel free to reach out to the pool management team.

RFD Hosting NVSL All Star Relay

Good Times at our First Cornhole Tournament

Pool Opening & Closing Updates

Home Swim and Dive Team meets means the pool will be closed early or open late on the following dates:

  • June 18th (Tuesday)– Pool Closes at 3:30 PM – Home Dive Meet
  • June 22nd (Saturday) – Pool Opens at 12:00 PM – Home Swim A Meet
  • July 1st (Monday) – Pool Closes at 4:00 PM – Home Swim B Meet
  • July2 (Tuesday) – Pool closes at 3:30 PM – Home Dive Meet
  • July 7  (Sunday), All Star Relay pool familiarization – pool opens at 1:00 PM
  • July 9 (Tuesday), All Star Relay setup – pool closes at 4:00 PM
  • July 10 (Wednesday), All Star Relay – pool closed entire day
  • July 11 (Thursday), All Star Relay cleanup – pool opens at 1:00 PM
  • July 13 (Saturday), home Swim A Meet – pool opens at 12 PM

Wakefield Chapel Recreation Association, Truro Homes Association, and Ilda Pool have agreed to provide reciprocal use of pool facilities in the event of a closure at RFD during the 2024 summer season. Guest passes are not needed, but guests are required to comply with the host pool guest sign in procedures.