Swim Parties

Swim parties are the ultimate fun. Imagine yourself swimming in cool blue water, basking in the sun, serving one up on the sugar sand beach volleyball court, or playing stick till your arm gets tired with Murphy, the official party animal and director of fun.

Swim parties are by advance reservation only and can be scheduled Monday through Thursday for groups sized 25 or more. You must have an advance reservation. Monday through Thursday available time slots are 9:30 am until 3:00 pm or 4:30 pm until 9:00 pm. If you wish to reserve a private party for 25 guests or more, please call and we can help you reserve a private time exclusively for you and your guests.

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Swim parties have the option of having a catered meal for all the guests consisting of: Big, juicy grilled hamburgers, grilled hot dogs, veggie burgers for any vegetarians, lettuce, tomato, onion, cheese, buns and condiments, as well as, potato chips and fresh, seasonal fruit. Sweet tea, water, and soft drinks are also included and are available for the duration of the event. Cost is $22 per person for a private swim party with the meal listed above plus the cost of lifeguards at $15 per hour, per lifeguard (see below for more info on lifeguards). There is a 25 person minimum.

If you wish to reserve the Quarry for a swim party without catering or without any food or beverage, the cost is $12 per person plus the cost of lifeguards at $15 per hour, per lifeguard (see below for more info on lifeguards). . There is a 25 person minimum.

Please call and we can help you reserve a private time exclusively for you and your guests.

At your swim party, all swimming is at your own risk. All of the water at the quarry is over your head and is 25 feet deep. All swimmers are mandated to use a life jacket while swimming in the quarry or pass the swim test. We have adequate number of life jackets for everyone at your event. Certified lifeguards will be assigned to your event based on the headcount of the event at a cost of $15 per hour per lifeguard. Please bear in mind that swim noodles are not an approved flotation device and are not a substitute for a properly fitting life jacket. If you have a favorite life jacket, that fits you well, be sure to bring that to your swim party. There are life jackets available for your usage at the quarry.

“Open Swim” Dates & Times / Swimming for Individuals:

In order to come to the quarry you must be part of a group with a reservation or attend one of our “open swim” events.

Currently, NO open swim dates are scheduled for 2015. If an open swim date is planned, it will be posted here first. There is no need to call our office, as this page will be updated immediately if there are open swim dates for 2015.

swimparty-murphyThe quarry is a private swim area that is rarely open to individuals, except at select times, as listed above. On the following dates and times you may come as an individual and pay a $12 per person admission, which allows you to swim in the quarry during the specified time. All swimming is at your own risk. The water is 25 feet deep.

During “open swim” times, smoking, alcoholic beverages, cooking on site, fishing, and bringing your own dog (canine) are prohibited, however you may bring a picnic lunch and non-alcoholic beverages to enjoy while at the quarry.

Open swim guests should enter at the Carrigan Farms West Entrance to get to the quarry. Listed below are the open swim dates and times currently scheduled. Please check this page often, as more dates are added regularly throughout the summer.