The Kilpatrick Athletic Center is located on the lower part of the Bard College at Simon’s Rock campus, a mile from downtown Great Barrington.
Monday–Friday 6 a.m.–9 p.m.
Weekends 8 a.m.–6 p.m.

Meet the Staff

Bill Meier

Bill Meier

Aquatics Director

A native of New York, Bill moved to the Berkshires in 1994 and started the South County Falcons Swim Team at the Eden Hill pool in Stockbridge. In two years, he grew the team from 14 swimmers to 57 swimmers. Bill started SwimAmerica of Western Massachusetts a year later, and began utilizing pools throughout the Southern Berkshires. In 1999 he was invited to serve as Aquatics Director of the Kilpatrick Athletic Center where he has since found a permanent home. Over the last decade, Bill has coached, run, taught and maintained every element of the Simon’s Rock pool. He currently serves as both the Pace/Makers Masters Swim Team coach and the Bard College at Simon’s Rock Llama’s swim team coach. Bill is an avid surfer and cyclist, a Certified Pool Operator, Program Director of SwimAmerica of Western Massachusetts, and holds a B.A in English Education from SUNY Albany.
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