Date: April 7, 2021

Contact: Kevin Steigerwalt, Borough Manager

Phone: 570-668-3444 or 570-668-0300

Fax: 570-668-5818



The Borough of Tamaqua is pleased to announce that the H. D. Buehler Memorial Pool will be open for swimming this summer. Opening day is Saturday, May 29 at 11 a.m.

Due to current health restrictions, the occupancy limit in the pool area will be reduced to 250 patrons. Patrons will be expected to abide by state and federal health guidelines.

Applications for season passes for the H. D. Buehler Memorial Pool are available at the following locations: Tamaqua Post Office, Tamaqua Public Library, Fegley's Mini-Mart and Our Family Mini-Mart. Application forms are also available on the borough website at and on the borough Facebook page at

Application forms, including payment and proof of residency, must be sent to the Tamaqua Municipal Building, 320 East Broad Street, Tamaqua, PA 18252. Checks and money orders must be made payable to “Borough of Tamaqua”. The municipal building is currently closed to the public. Application forms and proof of residency (copy of a utility bill or driver’s license) may be sent by mail or placed in the drop box at the main entrance.

Season pool passes for residents of the Tamaqua Area School District are $10 per person. These discounted rates are made possible through a generous donation from the John E. Morgan Foundation. Season pool passes for people living outside the Tamaqua Area School District are $100 per person. Season pass holders can also apply for temporary guest passes for visitors staying with them this summer. These passes are $20.00 per person per week for no more than 2 weeks. Patrons can pick up their season passes at the pool during normal operating hours.

Daily passes for Tamaqua Area School District residents are $5 on Monday through Friday and $6 on Saturday and Sunday. Daily passes for children under six years old are $1 per day. Due to the reduced occupancy limit, daily passes will not be sold to individuals living outside the Tamaqua Area School District.

For more information, contact the Borough of Tamaqua 320 East Broad Street, Tamaqua during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., or call 570-668-3444 or 570-668-0300.