The Clearfield & North Forest Pool in Amherst opens today for the 2018 summer season.

The pool is free for residents of Amherst, but if you aren't a resident, you can still go -- and it's cheap -- only $5 per person (over 6 mos of age).

Residents will need an ID card (click here for the application), and according to the Town of Amherst website, here's everything you need to obtain one:

Town of Amherst Resident ID and Golf Cards may only be purchased at the Youth & Recreation Department Office located in the Northtown Center at Amherst, 1615 Amherst Manor Drive. Payment is cash, check or credit card.

Proof of residency is required for new and renewal cards.

Accepted Documentation for Proof of Residency

For Adults:
1. Driver's license or a valid non-driver ID

For Children:
1. Parent's driver's license or a valid non-driver ID AND
2. Child's birth certificate or last year's Town Resident Photo ID

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