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.
Mon. – Fri. 6am – 8:30pm (May 26–August 21)

Weekends 8 a.m.–6 p.m.

Meet the Staff

Bill Meier

Bill Meier

Swim & Aquatic Safety Coordinator/Swim Coach

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. As the Swim & Aquatic Safety Coordinator, he heads up the Swim America swim lesson program and teaches the lifeguard and SwimAmerica instructor training courses. He also 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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