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Find a swimming pool

Please check back for pool opening information for the 2024 season.

Outdoor pools

Parks & Rec maintains more than 60 outdoor pools in Philadelphia. Pools typically begin opening in late June.

Pool attire

By following our pool rules and proper attire guidelines, you’ll help us keep our pools clean and safe.

For those with physical disabilities

Parks & Rec is working to make our pools accessible to those of all abilities. Pool lifts are available at some outdoor pools.

These lifts provide access for anyone who needs help getting into the water. You sit on the lift seat and are then lowered into the pool. Wheelchair users must transfer out of their chair and onto the lift.

During the last pool season these locations had pool lifts:


Swim Philly

Each year, some pools are designated as Swim Philly pop-up pools. These pools host free classes, events, and feature extended hours. See the Swim Philly page for updates.