Reporting Hadas Kuznits
North Shore Beach Club
1031 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, Pa. 19123
-$600 full time membership fee, $300 weekday only membership fee
-No one under 21, no pets
Philadelphia Sports Club
250 S 5th St
Philadelphia, Pa. 19106
Neighborhood: Society Hill
Lombard Swim Club
2040 Lombard St
Philadelphia, Pa. 19146
Summer Season Hours: M–Th 7 a.m. – 9 p.m., F 7 a.m. – 11 p.m., Sa 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., Su 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Pre- and Post-Season (5/11-5/24; 9/3-9/29): 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
-$1050 adults, $660 child
-There is a waitlist for this club
-Guest fee: $30 adult, $15 child
University City Swim Club
300 S Hanson St
Philadelphia, Pa. 19143
-Membership is full for 2013 season
Philadelphia has more pools than any city in the country. There are 70 public outdoor pools and FOUR indoor pools open for the 2013 summer season, and there are also spray grounds located across the city.
American Legion, Torresdale & Devereaux 215-685-8733
Amos, 16th & Berks 215-685-2708
Awbury, Ardlieigh & Haines 215-685-2895
Barry, 18th & Bigler 215-685-1886
Bridesburg, Richmond & Ash 215-685-1247
Carousel House (Indoor), Belmont & N. Concourse 215-685-0163
Christy, 56th & Christian 215-685-1997
Cohocksink, Cedar & Cambria 215-685-9884
Cruz, 6th & Master 215-685-2759
Dendy, 10th & Jefferson 215-685-2763
Finnegan, James 69th & Grovers 215-685-4191
Feltonville, Ella & Wyoming 215-685-9150
Fox Chase, Rockwell & Ridgeway 215-685-0575
Francisville, Francis & Shirley 215-685-2762
Gathers, 25th & Diamond 215-685-2710
Heitzman, Castor & Amber 215-685-1244
Hillside, Fountain & Fowler 215-685-2595
Hunting Park, 1101 West Hunting Park Ave. 215-685-9153
Jardel, Cottman & Pennway 215-685-0596
Lackman, Chesworth & Bartlett 215-685-0370
Lawncrest, 600- Rising Sun Ave.
Mander, 33rd & Diamond 215-685-3894
McVeigh, D & Ontario 215-685-9896
Northern Liberties, 321 Fairmount Ave. 215-686-1785
Piccoli, Cator & Cayuga 215-685-1249
Pleasant, 6750 Boyer Street 215-685-2230
Samuel, Tioga & Gaul 215-685-1245
Schmidt, Howard & Ontario 215-685-9895
Shuler, 27th & Clearfield 215-685-9750
Vare, 26th & Morris 215-685-1876
Vogt, Cottage & Unruh 215-685-8752
Ziehler, B & Olney 215-685-9145
Public Pool Schedules:
Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Please contact a pool of your choice for programming hours or schedules.
-All Philadelphia pools are FREE
-Anyone under 7 years old must be accompanied by an adult
-Swim lessons are available at Philadelphia public pools for FREE. The swim program is called Swim for Life.
For more info on city pools, click here.
Largest pool with a lot of greenery: Kelly Pool in West Fairmount Park
Pool great for lying out: Cobbs Creek
Great picnic and tennis spot: Mander in East Fairmount Park
Listen to the podcast with Recreation Commissioner Susan Slawson…
The trend these days is the “party pool.” In Atlantic City, there are two:
The Pool at Harrah’s Hotel & Casino
777 Harrah’s Boulevard
Atlantic City, New Jersey
-Indoor pool, open only at night due to daytime construction
The Pool at the Chelsea Hotel
111 South Chelsea Ave
Atlantic City, New Jersey
-DJ party day and night
-Food and beverages available poolside
Listen to the podcast with The Chelsea Hotel’s food and beverage manager, Thomas Von Muenster…
For more info on pool bars at the Jersey Shore, click here.