Membership Renewals Due by May 1, 2017

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Dues for current members will remain at $450 per membership for the 2017 season. Yea!

Check or money orders accepted via mail. Payable to: Chapman Pool.

Mailing address: Chapman Pool, 2015 Pettus Drive NE, Huntsville, AL 35811

Credit card payments can also be accepted. Details soon on how to pay via Square!

Don’t delay…Renew today! Dues received after May 15 will incur a late fee of $100. Questions can be emailed to

Announcing 2017 Board of Directors

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Thank you to our membership for voting in the Board election. Your involvement in member activities such as voting is important for the future success of Chapman Pool.

A special “Thank You” and Congratulations to our members who will serve on the 2017 Board of Directors. These members have graciously volunteered their time and talents to our pool community. But, as you know, it takes all members supporting the Board’s leadership efforts to maintain the quality and family-friendly pool we all enjoy. Additional volunteer opportunities will be announced in the coming months; please consider areas where you can help as preparations begin for opening day in May 2017.

As one season ends, another begins. There is much to be grateful for during the 2016 season: Pool finances are more secure, several maintenance issues have been repaired, and membership is strong. Staffing and pool operations also have been improved, marketing efforts have resulted in new memberships, and the Chapman Cheetahs swim team continues to grow – not only in numbers, but in swimming skills that will benefit your children for life.

A special note of “thanks” to Bear Bryant, Steve Hoyt, and Dave McCullough who have worked tirelessly to maintain the pool, which has been no easy task given the conditions they overcame in Spring 2014 to repair and restore the pool due to maintenance neglect. Bear and Steve are taking a well-deserved break from Board duties.

As President these past three years, I thank you for supporting the Board as we worked together to revitalize our pool community and continue the tradition of Chapman Pool. You are in great hands with the 2017 Board as more success is still to come.

Steve Marley
2016 President

2017 Chapman Pool Board of Directors

Board Officers:

Drew Smith, President
Shelley Miller, Vice-President
Nathan Miller, Treasurer
Ranee Fratangelo, Secretary

Board Members:

Barbara Anderson
Robert Mason
Kenneth Cothren
David McCullough
Yvonne Hanna
Susan Pitts
Harmony Heard
Todd Powers
Deborah Hosmer
Joanna White
Brian Lenoir
Joey Mason
Jeff White – Swim Coach

New Membership Specials – Effective through September 5

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce 2 new membership options effective July 26-September 5.
We encourage all members to reach out to family, friends, and neighbors who would like to join the Chapman Pool community.

A promotional flyer with details is attached, plus an application form below for each member option.


1. New Member Special – 2017 Season – Join Today. Swim Today!
With a fully paid 2017 membership new members will receive a BONUS of 16 extra swim days beginning this August 5th. Download application.

2. Swim Pass Special
The swim pass provides a great opportunity to experience the pool for those who have been considering membership. Passes available in Family and Single (adult, head of household). Download application.


Thank you to all members for a great season so far! A special thank you to those who have recruited new members…we reached our goal of 25 new members! Let’s keep it going!!

See the attachments for details. Member specials are posted on the Chapman Pool Facebook page. Please “Like” the page and “Share” these specials on your timeline.

Call for Nominations – Board of Directors

Chapman Pool is seeking Board member nominations for the 2017 season. We need your support for building on the momentum of our successful 2016 season.

Since opening in 1972, Chapman Pool has been a member-operated pool for almost 45 years because of the support and investment of members like you, your family, and other families – past and present. The Chapman Pool community is a cherished Huntsville tradition!

Let’s Continue the Chapman Pool Tradition
Opportunities are plentiful for volunteering and serving on the Board. Please consider sharing your time and talents with others who share your passion for having a wonderful place to swim and create memories. If you have questions about a position or have ideas on other ways you want to serve, talk with a current Board member.

Deadline for nomination submissions: August 7, 2016
– Email your nomination(s) to: Shelley Miller, Secretary, at
– The approved nominations and voting schedule will be announced by: August 15, 2016

See the attached document for how to nominate and a list of officer and board member positions available for you to serve.

Adjusted Hours of Operation

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School starts this week, and you know what that means… Adjusted hours of operation go into effect this Wednesday, August 3rd. The last full day of our regular summer schedule is tomorrow, August 2nd, so be sure to enjoy it while you can!



Monday through Thursday: Closed
Friday: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: Noon – 7:00 p.m.

Water Aerobics Classes + Early Morning Fitness Swim

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Kickin’ it with Kevin – Water Aerobics

Add some fun to your fitness with water aerobics! Our own Kevin Jackson, Chapman lifeguard, will share his water fitness talents on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. This class is for women and men ages 16 and up; Kids under 16 may participate with parental supervision (aka participation!). Water Aerobics classes will be conducted in the shallow areas and consist of water exercises including cardio, muscle conditioning, and stretches. Guests (unlimited) may attend with members for $5.00 per session and then swim until pool closing time. Bring your pool noodle and positive energy!


Early Morning Fitness Swim

For those of you who are early risers you’ll want to check this out! On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-8:00 a.m. the following activities can be enjoyed during peaceful pool time – lap swimming, deep water exercising, shallow water workouts, and stretching on the pool deck (bring your own mat). Members and guests, ages 18 and up, are encouraged to enjoy this member benefit that many of you have requested. Even some of our pool neighbors have asked to participate! A lifeguard and Board member will be onsite; restrooms/changing area available.


Fitness swim costs:

Non-members: $50 for a one-month pass (8 sessions), or $8 per visit

Members:  $25 for a one-month pass (8 sessions), or $4 per visit

This new service is outside the planned season operating budget; therefore, a fee is required to cover the minimum expenses. Pool will be open weather permitting.


Caution: As with any swimming/aerobic/cardio physical fitness activity, prior to participating please check with your doctor to ensure these fitness activities are safe for you and aligned with your fitness goals.

Family Night – Because pool parties aren’t just for kids!

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Friday, June 10th – 8:00-10:00 PM

Word on the street – KAYAK RACES – LEMONADE SMOOTHIES – PIZZA – GAMES – MUSIC….A must attend event for all ages!!! Members and Guests (unlimited) are $5 each. Kids 5 & under free! Enjoy the evening swim by the glimmering pool lights.

These activities are member benefits to bring us all enjoyment at our pool. Please support them with your energetic participation and volunteer assistance. You can share your talents, just email or talk to a Board member, and volunteer for any activities or areas of pool operations. Member ideas and feedback are always welcome.

Opening Weekend Celebrations

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Member Sneak Preview Swim – Join us this Friday evening, May 28, 2016 from 4-8 p.m. for a sneak preview swim. Meet your new pool manager, Karen Howard, and the lifeguard staff and chat with Board members. Limited concessions will be available so bring a snack or order pizza to be delivered. 

Opening Day 2016 Season – Saturday, May 29, 2016 is the “BIG” day we’ve all been anticipating! The kids will probably get up early. Pool opens at 10 a.m.  Concessions open. Chill out to poolside music by Dave. Bring a guest, or 2 or 3. Guest fees for Saturday through Memorial Day are $5 per person. 

Sunday “FUNday” – The Northeast Civic League (Oak Park) is holding their end-of-season party at the pool on Sunday, May 30, 2016 from 2-4 p.m.  Plans are to have an inflatable water slide! Our younger members are invited to join in the fun. Treat your kids and yourself to Ice cream from concessions. Pool hours are Noon-7 p.m.

Memorial Day Monday – May 31, 2016 – Let’s give thanks in remembrance of our brave service men and women who sacrificed so much for our country. Freedom is not free! Thank your pool members who are serving or have served. Because of them, we enjoy a quality life like a wonderful day at the pool with family and friends. Grills are available (bring your charcoal and fire starter). Dave will be playing music poolside. Make it a day of remembrance and celebration. Special holiday pool hours, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

It’s going to be a great season at the pool. Your Board of Directors and several member volunteers have been hard at work to provide a family-friendly pool we can all be proud of and enjoy together. Safe travels to those of you who will be away this weekend. For the rest of you…See you at the pool!