Swimming Pool
Welcome To SSA,
Home of the Dolphins Swim Team
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Thank you for visiting the home page of the Seaford Swimming 
Pool Association, better known as SSA! (Pool in the Woods)

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Dolphin Dash 5k!! The run will take place on Saturday, March 16th at the Chapel Branch Nature Trail in Seaford (right on Woodland Road, just past the golf course). For all information regarding the race (time, costs, etc.) see the attached application and flyer below! We hope to see you there!

See the 5k flyer here.

See the 5k application here.

Important job information: Anyone interested in working at SSA for the upcoming 2019 should submit a letter of intent to any board member by April 1st - alternatively, a letter can be sent to Cory Darden at

SSA is now a recognized 501C3 charitable non-profit organization! This means all donations to the pool can now be written off as tax deductions!

New policy starting 2015 - families can join with only one parent.  The parent that does not join can only attend up to five times as a guest (same policy for all guests).

Refer a new member and earn 5 free guest passes!

Are you interested in becoming a corporate sponsor for the pool?  Doing so entitles you to free advertising year-round on our website, and on our bulletin board at the pool.  $200 Water Bug Level, $300 Frog Level, $400 Dolphin Level.  Click here for form.

There are some things that we need for the pool.  Please check out the Wish List page to see if you have something we need.

Be sure to check out our Sponsor's Page to see all of the local businesses that have donated items to us this season.

FYI - Seniors over age 65 don't have to join as a family - can join as individuals.

If you would like to join SSA or have a young one who would like to join the Dolphins swim team, just click on one of our application links to the right and print out the form. You can mail the form and payment to our mailing address or bring it right to the pool with you.  

If you are applying for new membership you can begin attending the pool right away.  All membership applications are submitted for approval at the monthly board meeting.  We will only contact you if there is a problem or question with your application.
If you have any questions or comments, please CONTACT us 
and we will assist you any way we can.

CLICK HERE to check out our Wish List page.  You might have something you don't need that the pool could use.

CLICK HERE for our Hours of Operation this season.

  CLICK HERE for a list of Important Dates, including parties for the whole season. 

INTERESTED IN SWIM LESSONS?...CLICK HERE for more information and to register your child.  

PLANNING A PARTY AT SSA?...   CLICK HERE to tell us about it so that we can be sure to staff our pool appropriately.  CLICK  HERE to view the SSA Party Guidelines.

CLICK HERE for a list of the SSA Board Members and Pool Staff.

CLICK HERE for a copy of the SSA By-Laws.

CLICK HERE for a copy of the SSA Policies.

Other Important

Printable Documents:
Printable Membership Form

Printable Swim Team Form

Printable Medical Release Form

Driving Directions

Click Here to Visit the Delmarva Swim Association Website


Sunday thru Friday:  12 noon - 8:30pm
 Saturday:  10am - 8:30pm

*Some Monday or Thursday evenings, we will need to close the pool early for home swim meets.  These dates and times are posted on the website under "swim team info", at the pool, and noted on the answering machine.  Please call ahead from June 20th thru the end of July if you are planning on coming out on a Monday or Thursday after 4pm. Thanks.
SSA Board Members

Term Expiration 2018                              Term Expiration 2019   
Betsy Burton (Treasurer)                      Mike Cotten (President)
Tina Burket                                            Wendy Daudt (Secretary)
Martha Griffin                                                   Lucy King

Term Expiration 2017
Steve Huston
Kris Swain (Vice President)
Alison Venables

SSA Pool Staff

Pool Manager              Alison Venables/Cory Darden

Swim Team Coach     Alison Venables/Cory Darden

Harrison Barnes
Kathryn Donati
Johnathan Kent
Sarah Perdue
Alex Simmons
Nathan Venables
Four Paws Animal Hospital

Michael Metzler D.V.M.

21804 Eskridge Road • Bridgeville, DE

Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors!
Membership Rates:
(all prices are for a summer membership - Memorial Day to Labor Day.)
Remember, SSA requires that all children under 18 + at least 1 parent join for a family membership.

1 person membership: $100
2 person membership: $200
3 person membership: $300
4 person membership: $400
5 person (and up) membership: $450