Aquatic & Family Center

Aquatic and Family Center at JFK Middle School

Swimming Pool and Gym
  • The Northampton Recreation Aquatic and Family Center (AFC) is located at the John F. Kennedy Middle School, 100 Bridge Road, Florence, MA 01062
  • It consists of a six lane heated swimming pool, two 1/2 courts within 1 full court basketball gymnasium and six tennis courts.

Pool Shut Down

The pool at JFK will be closed Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20.
This is to allow for new locker and changing area installation as well as repairs to the pump. We apologize for any inconvenience.
About the Program
The Northampton Recreation Department, in partnership with the School Department, is pleased to offer community access to the facility. A wide variety of programs such as swim lessons, open swim, pool parties, gym activities and more are offered year round during the hours that school is not utilizing the facility. Our programs provide opportunities for individuals and families to participate in recreational programs in an exciting atmosphere.


The Northampton Recreation Department's Aquatic and Family Center is located at the JFK Middle School, 100 Bridge Road, Florence, MA 01062.
  • Park in the lot to the left of the school, back by the tennis courts. 
  • Enter the facility through the glass doors across from the tennis courts. You will enter by the pool, please check in at the reception window.