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Chilson Beach at Beaver Pond

Chilson Beach will be open to the public for supervised swim beginning on Saturday, June 22 through August 16, 2013.  Lifeguards will be on duty Monday-Thursday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9:00a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Chilson Beach will be Franklin and Medway residents only this year.
Our staff of 11 lifeguards in 2013 is led by:

Joe Williams, Head Lifeguard
Nick Walker, Swim lessons

Gateguards include:
John Ahonen
Mitch Knights
James LaVoie

Beach Passes are available at the Recreation office or at the beach:
Season Pass (per family):  $75 resident,
Daily Pass (per vehicle): $10 resident,

Swim Lessons are available for 4 sessions: $80
Swim lessons are offered Monday-Thursday, except July 4th
Session 1: June 25-July 6
Session 2: July 9 -July 19
Session 3: July 23-August 2
Session 4: August 6-August 16

Guard Start
The Recreation Department offers an introduction to Lifeguarding class.  Guard Start is an American Red Cross approved class.

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