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The pond is accessible by advanced reservation only.**
Reservations can be made online (scroll to the bottom of this page) or by calling the Rec. Dept. at 924-8080 weekdays between 8:30am - 4:30pm. 
Each day we will have two separate time slots available for reservations: 10:00am - 2:15pm, and 2:45pm – 7:00pm. Reservations for each time slot must be made by 4:00pm on the previous day.  You may arrive and depart at any time within the time slot you have reserved.

**July 14 Update:  We are now offering two times each day, on every day of the week, when Peterborough residents may take their chances on being admitted to the pond if space allows.
From 12:30pm - 2:00, and again from 5:30pm - 6:45, we will allow the same number of Peterborough cars to enter that have already left for that reservation session
. If a session was fully booked with 15 reservations, but 5 cars leave (and tell us that they are not coming back), we can have 5 cars come in - first come/first served, until the end of that session.
1) Proof of Peterborough residency and photo ID required (driver's license).
2) All seven days of the week!
3) Attendees will be screened for COVID-19, like those with reservations.
4) Morning pond times close at 2:15pm  Evening pond times close at 7pm.
5) Because reservations are not required for this new option, if the lot is at capacity (currently 15 patron vehicles), you will not be allowed in. Because this opportunity is not a reservation, admission is not guaranteed.
6) In the case of bad weather, please be aware we may close early.

We are hopeful this will accommodate those folks who swim after work, want to take a quick dip or bring their dogs or canoe down for a break after a long day.


Beach stickers are not needed this summer, although the ability to make pond reservations is restricted to Peterborough residents.  The non-residents who purchased a summer 2020 pond pass pre-COVID-19 will also be allowed access to the reservation system.  We are not selling any more non-resident pond passes.  All reservations will be available first come, first served and cannot be held without payment.

We are currently allowing 15 vehicles per time slot.  
Each Monday at 8:30am we will open up one more week of reservations. 
Initially, reservations may be made for June 1 – Sun. June 14.
Beginning June 8th, reservations may be made through Sat. June 20.
Beginning June 15th, reservations may be made through Sat. June 27. 
Beginning June 22nd, reservations may be made through Sat. July 4th.
Beginning June 29th, reservations may be made through Sat. July 11th, and so on.

The reservation is for a vehicle to park in the lot, though we will not be restricting the number of people in each vehicle.  Cars, minivans and SUVs are permitted; no vans, buses or RVs allowed.  Although there is no parking on Cunningham Pond Road, anyone living nearby who can walk to the beach may enter on foot for no charge.  Walking and bicycle riding patrons are asked to arrive through the main gate for COVID-19 screening before entering.  No drop-offs are allowed.  If we need to clear the property due to overcrowding, walk-ins will be the first asked to leave.


Reservations must be made by 4:00pm on the day before your intended visit.
Reservations may be made online at the bottom of this page, or by calling the office at 924-8080 weekdays between 8:30am – 4:30pm. 

We respectfully request that each household make no more than two reservations per week, to allow as many others as possible to enjoy the pond. 
A debit or credit card is needed to complete your reservation. 
You will be asked 1) the number of people you expect to be in your vehicle, and 2) your license plate #. 
* You must present your receipt (printed or on your phone) to be admitted. 
Please read further for details about refunds.

Reservation Fees and Refund Policy:

* The fee to reserve a parking spot is $8 per time slot. 
* You must present your receipt (printed or on your phone) to be admitted. 
* If you keep your reservation, $7 will be refunded directly to your card within 3 business days. 
* Please make your reservations carefully.  Once a reservation is made, it cannot be cancelled or rescheduled. 
* If the PRD decides to close the pond due to extreme weather (extended rain or extended electrical storms), we will notify those with reservations and will credit their account the entire $8 to be used for another date.
* If you do not keep your reservation when the pond is open, no refunds will be issued.


* How Do I Make a Reservation? 
There are two ways- online at this page or by calling the Rec. Dept. (924-8080) weekdays 8:30am - 4:30pm.
All transactions will be conducted with a debit or credit card.  You will also need to indicate the number of people in your vehicle and your license plate #.
Reservations are open to all Peterborough residents.  Also, the non-residents who purchased a summer 2020 access pass before the COVID-19 restrictions began will be allowed access to the reservation system.  Reservations are not guaranteed to anyone and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  
A) Online Reservations: 
   1) At the bottom of this page, find the listing for the day and time slot you would like to reserve.  The number of available "seats" can be seen on the far right, or you can click on View Registration Eligibility.  
   2) Log In to Register.  If you do not yet have an account, you can open one now.  If you have previously made an account and cannot log in, please reset your password or contact us instead of creating a new account.
   3) Pay online with a debit or credit card.  Print your receipt or save it on your phone to show the gate attendant when you arrive. 

B) Phone Reservations:  
Call the office at 924-8080 weekdays between 8:30am - 4:30pm and we can help you over the phone with a debit or credit card.  You will receive an email receipt immediately.  Print your receipt or save it on your phone to show the gate attendant when you arrive.


* Available Amenities
Face masks are strongly recommended when not in the water. 
Bring your own face masks.  
Bring your own toys, life jackets and water bottles. 
  There is no source for drinking water or refilling water bottles at the pond.   Beyond your own Type III Coast Guard approved life jackets, other flotation devices such as floaties, noodles and aqua-wings are not allowed. 
The raft will not be placed in the water this year.
Restroom facilities will be open and are cleaned regularly, but the changing rooms will be locked.  Please plan accordingly by changing at home.

Kayak and stand up paddleboard rentals:  Please read the documents linked below the pond photo for details about new rules for renting boats in 2020 and the boat rental waiver.

* COVID-19 Screening 
At the gate, drivers will be screened
by PRD staff for the following COVID-19 related questions per the "Safer at Home" directive issued by the Governor.


  • Have you been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days?

  • Are you experiencing any respiratory symptoms, including a runny nose, sore throat, cough or shortness of breath?

  • Have you had a fever or felt feverish in the last 72 hours?

  • Are you experiencing any new muscle aches or chills?

  • Have you had any new changes in your sense of taste or smell?


Anyone turned away at the gate due to COVID-19 concerns will be issued a complete $8 credit to use on another day.

We respectfully request that each household make no more than two reservations per week, to allow as many others as possible to enjoy the pond. 
We will be monitoring reservations and will contact anyone who did not understand or who appears to be abusing the system.

Please keep in mind that these rules have been established for your safety.  If at any time the current rules are not followed, your privilege of using the pond may be denied.  Please check rules frequently on this webpage as they may change. 

We all need to cooperate in following these guidelines in order to keep the pond open.  
We will continually reassess the safety and efficacy of this system, in accordance with state guidelines, and may modify any aspect of this plan at any time throughout the summer.
 
***Beneath this photo you will find links to a Cunningham Pond 2020 brochure and a document of FAQs

***Kayak/Stand Up Paddleboard rental information and the required Waiver can be found in the list of documents immediately below.

Please call us if you have additional questions: 924-8080.



Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-3 Morning~10AM to 2:15PM, (Mon) 
N/A  N/A  08/03/2020
10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
2 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 07/27/2020 8:30 AM to 08/02/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-3, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Mon) 
N/A  N/A  08/03/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
0 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 07/27/2020 8:30 AM to 08/02/2020 4:00 PM.
 
   Log In to Register
View Registration Eligibility
8-4 Morning~10AM to 2:15PM, (Tues) 
N/A  N/A  Tu  08/04/2020
10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
9 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
 
   Log In to Register
View Registration Eligibility
8-4, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Tues) 
N/A  N/A  Tu  08/04/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
12 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
 
   Log In to Register
View Registration Eligibility
8-5 Morning~10AM to 2:15PM, (Weds) 
N/A  N/A  08/05/2020
10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
7 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
 
   Log In to Register
View Registration Eligibility
8-5, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Weds) 
N/A  N/A  08/05/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
9 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
 
   Log In to Register
View Registration Eligibility
8-6 Morning~10AM to 2:15PM, (Thurs) 
N/A  N/A  Th  08/06/2020
10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
0 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
 
   Log In to Register
View Registration Eligibility
8-6, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Thurs) 
N/A  N/A  Th  08/06/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
0 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
 
   Log In to Register
View Registration Eligibility
8-7 Morning~10AM to 2:15PM, (Fri) 
N/A  N/A  08/07/2020
10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
2 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
 
   Log In to Register
View Registration Eligibility
8-7, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Fri) 
N/A  N/A  08/07/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
2 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
 
   Log In to Register
View Registration Eligibility
8-8 Morning~10AM to 2:15PM, (Sat) 
N/A  N/A  Sa  08/08/2020
10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
6 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
 
   Log In to Register
View Registration Eligibility
8-8, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Sat) 
N/A  N/A  Sa  08/08/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
0 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-9 Morning~10AM to 2:15PM, (Sun) 
N/A  N/A  Su  08/09/2020
10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
15 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/08/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-9, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Sun) 
N/A  N/A  Su  08/09/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
15 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/08/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-10 Morning~10AM to 2:15PM, (Mon) 
N/A  N/A  08/10/2020
10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
15 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/09/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-10, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Mon) 
N/A  N/A  08/10/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
15 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/09/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-11 Morning~10AM to 2:15PM, (Tues) 
N/A  N/A  Tu  08/11/2020
10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
13 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/10/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-11, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Tues) 
N/A  N/A  Tu  08/11/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
15 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/10/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-12 Morning~10AM to 2:15PM, (Weds) 
N/A  N/A  08/12/2020
10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
13 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/11/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-12, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Wed) 
N/A  N/A  08/12/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
13 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/11/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-13 Morning~10AM to 2:15PM, (Thur) 
N/A  N/A  Th  08/13/2020
10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
13 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/12/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-13, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Thur) 
N/A  N/A  Th  08/13/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
15 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/12/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-14 Morning~10AM to 2:15PM, (Fri) 
N/A  N/A  08/14/2020
10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
13 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/13/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-14, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Fri) 
N/A  N/A  08/14/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
15 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/13/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-15 Morning~10AM to 2:15PM, (Sat) 
N/A  N/A  Sa  08/15/2020
10:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
15 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/14/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
8-15, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Sat) 
N/A  N/A  Sa  08/15/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
15 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 08/03/2020 8:30 AM to 08/14/2020 4:00 PM.
 
  Registration Unavailable
View Registration Eligibility
7-19, Evening~2:45PM to 7PM, (Sun) 
N/A  N/A  Su  07/19/2020
2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Cunningham Pond
$8.00 Res
0 seat(s) available
Reservations required to go to Cunningham Pond
• Registration is available for Residents from 07/06/2020 8:30 AM to 07/18/2020 4:00 PM.
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