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

Jill Brown

Jill Svirida

Aquatic Administrator/Snappers Head Coach

Jill Svirida is a certified Swim America Coach, a Red Cross Certified CPR, First Aid, AED Instructor and Lifeguard, and a proud Berkshire native. After coaching part-time while finishing her B.S in Sociology from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA), Jill accepted the position of Assistant Aquatics Director at the Kilpatrick. She began here in 2005 as a member of the facility management team. Jill is the coach of the Snapper Swim Team—a community youth program that currently serves over 100 members from the surrounding area. She manages the aquatic fitness program and the lifeguard staff, private swimming lessons, and is in the process of obtaining a Master’s degree in Education from MCLA. She thinks of the Kilpatrick pool as her “happy place.”
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