The swimming pool at Camp Stand By Me, closed for nearly a year, is open again with many improvements. Most are out of sight but important, said camp Director Joshua Mayer.

Filters were replaced, new heaters were added, ventilation has been improved in the pool and locker rooms, and both pool and spa were resurfaced.

The pool drain was replaced with three new drains, including covers to spread the force out over a larger area.

A new dechlorination tank is much more efficient in removing chlorine from the water.

“In many respects, the environmental footprint is a lot smaller,” Mayer said.

The camp was also able to hire two lifeguards and an aquatic director.

Open swims and aerobic swims occur every weekday. Lap swim is Tuesday at 6 p.m. and family swims are Wednesday at 6 p.m.

“We’re really excited to have the pool open again,” Mayer said. “We hope to expand with more aerobic swims and parent/child swims.”

For more information, call 884-2722.