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Book your birthday party or social event at the Waugh Chapel Swim Club! Best deal around!

Access to picnic tables, grills, pool access with diving boards and slides for all guests, and fun fun fun!!!

NOTE: You MUST be a member of WCSC to reserve a party. 

Rules and Contact Information for Parties at the Pool: Contact Front Desk Manager Candy Howerton at candyhowerton@yahoo.com to reserve your party.

Pool Party Rules:

    • The member hosting the party MUST be on site for the duration of the party.
    • Individual member’s parties have a 3 hour time limit-please leave your area when the time is up
      • On weekends, you will be given a 30-minute period prior to your party start time to set up and 30 minutes following your party to clean up. There is no clean-up grace period for parties ending at 9pm on Friday and Saturday.
      • When your party clean up period is over, you MUST vacate the party area to make room for the next party. Exception: if no party is booked after yours, you may remain in the party area for a fee of $25/hour. Check with the front desk for availability.
    • Party Space Reservation Fees are as follows:
      • Pavilion Party Rental: $200 (Includes grill)
      • Grass Area Party Site Rental (While we need to know the total number of guests attending your party, including WCSC members, WCSC members will NOT be counted in calculating the price of your party) –
        • *Up to 15 Party Guests: $50
        • *16 to 30 Party Guests: $75
        • *31 to 50 Party Guests: $125
    • The party time slots* are as follows:
      • *noon to 3pm
      • *3pm to 6pm
      • * 5pm to 8pm (Monday thru Thursday) *6pm to 9pm (Friday & Saturday)
        * Social Director has authority to adjust party hours as needed on a case-by-case basis to accommodate party groups.
    • Decorations may only be put up around your 3 tables’ area or within the Pavilion if renting the Pavilion.
    • No confetti of any sort may be used.
    • The member must make all guests aware of the rules.
    • The area must be cleaned up and all trash needs to be placed in the trash bags, which will be provided when you enter for the party. Please place the filled trash bags and pizza boxes in the dumpster. The member will be assessed a clean-up fee of $50 if this is not complete.
    • Maximum of 3 tables in the area selected if in a Grass Area Site.
    • A list of all attendees must be given to the front desk prior to the start of the party. Guests will NOT be allowed to enter until the gate attendant has the list. Also, see information below about consent forms**.
    • Children 3 and up/potty trained are allowed in the main pool; please remember this when planning a party.
    • Swim diapers are the only kind of diapers allowed in the baby pool.
    • All parties must be booked through Candy Howerton at candyhowerton@yahoo.com; confirmation, via email will be given to you by Candy upon booking the party. A party cannot be booked with the front desk.
    • The dates and party areas are first come first serve basis.
    • There is absolutely NO EATING on the decks of the pools.
    • The member who booked the party is responsible for the guest attending.
    • Please remember to notify Candy Howerton at candyhowerton@yahoo.com as soon as possible if you need to cancel your party. 
    • Party hosts must sign a Member Consent Form, and party guests must sign a Parent Consent Form – more information below**.

*Please remember: to ensure the safety of the members and guests, the rules need to be followed and explained to those attending the party.

** Member and Parent Consent:   If you are having a party, you must print and sign the Member Consent Form and have a parent/guardian of each child attending your party print and sign a Parent Consent Form.  These forms are required for all WCSC pool parties and will also be available at the front desk when you check in for your party.

Private Parties
This year we will allow private parties. If there are more than 50 guests in your party, you must book a private party. These parties are during the day & after hours; The pool will not close during normal hours for a private party. You will just have all 3 party area’s; after hours parties are as follow’s; Sunday through Saturday from 9pm to midnight, pending availability.

After hours parties are:
$250.00 Party Fee to Waugh Chapel Swim Club
$20.00 Per Lifeguard Per Hour (number of Lifeguards depends on the number of guests you will have at your party)

Any member that would like to book a private party or for more information please contact Contact Candy Howerton at candyhowerton@yahoo.com.

Booking a Party
If a member is interested in booking a party, contact Front Desk Manager Candy Howerton at candyhowerton@yahoo.com. A member cannot book a party with Front Desk or Snack Bar attendants, Lifeguards or Winkler, the Pool Management Company, it must be done through Front Desk Manager – Candy Howerton. We recommend contacting Candy as soon as possible to reserve the date in which you are interested – dates go fast!

Adult Beverages
Rules and Regulations
Due to current Anne Arundel County Liquor Board regulations, as of the day the pool opens for Pool Season 2018 (Saturday, May 26, 2018), pool members and their guests will no longer be permitted to bring beer, wine or alcohol onto the pool premises. The Member Handbook has been updated to reflect this change and is available for review on the Swim Club website.

Operating Season

Open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, weather permitting. Sometimes we stay open for one extra weekend – but not during the week following Labor Day. No guarantees though! Each summer that can change.

Regular Summer Hours:

Sun – Thurs 11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Fri – Sat 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM

Swim | Dive | Tennis | Fun

WCSC boasts championship teams for both swim and dive.  We encourage you to get your kids involved – registration occurs at the start of every summer. We also have great basketball and tennis courts.

How to Find/Contact Us:

Waugh Chapel Swim Club

Physical Address:
854 Waugh Chapel Road
Gambrills, MD 20154

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 212
Gambrills, MD 21054

Phone: 410-672-5089
(Phone checked during summer months only)

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