Bensalem Township School District's Aquatics Program

Located at:
Robert K. Shafer Middle School
3333 Hulmeville Road
Bensalem, PA 19020
*All classes, instructors, and certifications will be governed by the American Red Cross in cooperation with the Lower Bucks Chapter.*
Aquatics Coordinator: Kellie McCarthy 
Assistant Aquatics Coordinator: Nicole Tepper (Fastest AND preferred form of communication)
215-750-2800 Ext. 2203
Text the code @shark12345 to the phone number 81010 to receive text message notifications about important dates and building closures.
Bensalem Pools (BHS & Shafer) are closed until further notice for maintenance/repairs.
More information will be posted shortly. 
*Please note that there are a limited number of spaces in each class and registration is first come, first serve. We accept cash, checks, or money orders.
*If you are unsure about what level your child would be in, check the brochure at the bottom. It explains the skills needed for each level. We place children by skill, not age in levels 1-6. Any child under 5 should be in our Water Babies class.
Registration for Spring I 2020 WEEKNIGHT classes will be held on February 26th and 27th from 6-9 PM at Shafer Middle School. 
Registration for Spring I 2020 SATURDAY classes will be held on March 13th from 6-9 PM at Shafer Middle School. 
Lessons are held Monday and Wednesday, Tuesday and Thursday, and Saturdays.
Saturday lessons will run 10:00-10:45, 11:00-11:45, 12:00-12:45.
Week night lessons will run 6:00-6:45 and 7:00-7:45. 
Adult lessons run 9:00-9:45 AM on Saturdays. 
Week night lessons start on March 2nd/3rd and end on April 8th/14th.
Saturday lessons start on March 14th and end on May 30th.
SENIOR SWIMSenior Swim is Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 3:00-4:00 PM & on Saturday from 1:00-2:00 PM. 
Please check the monthly calendar below for OFF DAYS. 55 and older are welcome to swim and there is no charge. 
OPEN SWIM - $3 per swimmer. Open Swim is held Friday from 7:00-9:00 PM and on Saturday from 2:00-3:30 PM. Please check the monthly calendar below for OFF DAYS. 
We are always looking for lifeguards and water safety instructors. Please click the link "BensalemAquaticsJobFlyer" below for more information.
 Are you interested in having a birthday party during Open Swim?! Shoot us an email!
If Bensalem Schools close for any reason, we will be closed as well.
If you have any questions, you may contact Kellie McCarthy and Nicole Tepper at