Swimming in Cattaraugus County

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Swimming without the fish

New Pools at Holiday Valley

Holiday Valley has opened their 3 new pools for weekends and they will be open every day starting June 18 at the Summer Public Pools Grand Opening Ceremony. Holiday Valley's 3-pool complex offers a toddler pool, a lap pool and an activity pool with a big curly slide and diving board.

More pools!

Pool at Popehaven Campground
Boys swimming in the Pool at Triple R Campground

Swimming with the fish

Red House Beach 2009. Credit: Rick Miller

Well, swimming at Allegany State Park may not be the same this year as the Quaker Swimming Beach Area is closed and may open up on June 26 or when New York State gets its act together. However, you can still go swimming at the Red House Swimming Beach Area starting on June 26.

Other campgrounds that have a place to swim:

Arrowhead Campground has a lake

Emerald Acres has a pond

Kinzua Lake Campground has swimming nearby

Swim with your friends

Get your friends together and go swimming in the Allegheny River, the Cattaraugus Creek or one of the many tributaries, lakes and ponds for a great time in the outdoors!

Do you have a favorite place to go swimming in Cattaraugus County?

Leave a comment below with your favorite swimming spot!

Once again please remember to always swim with your friends or family. It is never too late to learn some first aid.

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