The Preserve Graydon Coalition, preserving and enhancing Graydon Pool in Ridgewood, NJ

Graydon Pool Ridgewood, NJ

Corner of Linwood
and N. Maple Aves.

  A lifeguard's story

volleyball at Graydon Pool

  Photo slideshow


News coverage

• The Ridgewood News, January 20, 2012

  Ridgewood's Graydon Pool about to make history: Graydon Park moved closer to gaining historical status in the village Master Plan after officials agreed this week that the protective benefits of the designation outweigh the limited operational restrictions that would accompany it.

• The Ridgewood News, April 7, 2011
  Graydon offers early bird discounts: Ridgewood residents get discounted season memberships through May 21. Graydon Pool's opening weekend celebration will be June 3–4, free to Ridgewood residents. Memberships are available to all, both inside and outside Ridgewood.

• The Ridgewood News, September 9, 2010
  Badge sales at Graydon Pool stay above water: Seasonal badge sales increased by 800 over last year. Revenue increased by over $90,000. "...good news for supporters of Graydon's sandy-bottomed landmark."

• The Ridgewood News, August 6, 2010
  City Kids Swim in the Suburbs: A Ridgewood tradition continued this week when children from Paterson arrived at Graydon Pool for their annual visit to the village landmark.

• The Ridgewood News, August 6, 2010
  Feeling Harmonious at Graydon (letter to the editor)

• Ridgewood, July 27, 2010
  Video: Ridgewood Day Camp Rocks: Kids say Graydon is "awesome."

• Ridgewood, July 15, 2010
  Digging in With New Graydon Volleyball Program: DIGS offers weekend clinics for teens and instruction to day camp boys

Editorial: " the fact that citizens cared..."

• The Record, July 11, 2010
  Editorial: Everyone in the pool: Graydon's Renaissance is Welcomed

• Ridgewood, July 12, 2010
  'Once Upon a Time' Shared at Graydon: Pool reintroduces story time to village youth.

• The Record, July 9, 2010

• The Ridgewood News, July 1, 2010

• The Ridgewood News, June 4, 2010

Editorial: "Preserve Graydon Pool"

• The Record, May 21, 2010

On May 18, 2010, Graydon Pool was honored as one of this year's "10 Most Endangered Historic Sites" in the state by Preservation New Jersey. Ridgewood should be proud that this independent nonprofit organization considers Graydon irreplaceable for its historical significance, environmental and fiscal sustainability, and contribution to local residents' quality of life.

Read about the "10 Most" designation, the Record editorial, and other exciting events of May 2010

The Watershed Council Election on May 11, 2010

• Ridgewood News, May 14, 2010

• Ridgewood, May 11, 2010
  o Local Strongholds Propel Walsh and Riche to Council Victory
• Ridgewood News, May 7, 2010
  Support for Riche, Coghlan-Walsh
  Letter to the editor by co-chairs Marcia Ringel and Suzanne Kelly

• Ridgewood Patch, March 24, 2010
  Political Graydon Issue Heats Up
  Council candidates and deputy mayor attend Preserve Graydon Coalition meeting.

Miscellaneous News

• "Ridgewood Walker" Blog, Thursday, May 6, 2010
  Happy 100th Birthday, Graydon Park

• The Ridgewood News, Friday, April 2, 2010
  10 Reasons to Join Graydon Pool (Letter to the editor) in which Alan encourages all eligible people to buy a Graydon badge at

• Ridgewood Patch, Feb. 16, 2010

• Ridgewood Patch, Feb. 19, 2010
  Letter to the Editor: Graydon Pool and Ridgewood Expats
   Preserve Graydon Coalition co-chair comments on recent 'Ridgewood Expats' article.

• The Ridgewood News, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009

• The Ridgewood News, Friday, Dec. 11, 2009
  Holiday bazaar was a success
  Letter from Coalition co-chairs Marcia Ringel and Suzanne Kelly

• The Record, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009
  Don't squander a Ridgewood asset
   Letter from Phyllis Andersen Bieger, one of Graydon's first female lifeguards

• Coverage of our Oct. 26, 2009, meeting:   
Ridgewood Patch
Ridgewood News

• Psychology Today Blog, Friday, Oct. 23, 2009

• The Ridgewood News, Friday, Sept. 11, 2009
  Historic turnout at meeting
  Council delays vote; Coalition presents case.

• The Record, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009
  Swim clubs in deep
  A number of local pools have had membership problems even without a townwide badmouthing campaign and boycott.

• The Ridgewood News, Friday, August 14, 2009

• The Record, Saturday, August 8, 2009
• The Ridgewood News, Friday, August 7, 2009
  A show of force: 'Preserve Graydon' group has large turnout at council meeting

• Our first appearance in the press: Ridgewood News, Friday, July 31, 2009
  Summarizing the debate, reporter Michael Sedon quotes our co-chairs, others
  Officials: water clearer, if you take the time to look
  Explains the techniques and chemical treatments that keep Graydon Park clean

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