Travel & Outdoors

Philadelphia Summer Pool Guide

June 18, 2014 7:00 AM

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(Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

It’s officially hot in Philadelphia, and many are looking for somewhere to cool down — STAT. Here’s your guide to Philadelphia’s pools, plus a few down the shore.

PRIVATE:

North Shore Beach Club
1031 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, Pa. 19123
(215) 606-7402
www.arrowswimclub.com

-$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
(215) 592-8900
www.mysportsclubs.com

Lombard Swim Club
2040 Lombard St
Philadelphia, Pa. 19146
(215) 735-4144
www.lombardswimclub.com
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.

-$1100 for Adults (18 and older); $700 for kids (under 18)
-There is a waitlist for this club
-Guest fee: $30 adult, $15 child

University City Swim Club
300 S Hanson St
Philadelphia, Pa. 19143
(215) 471-7665
www.ucswimc.org

PUBLIC: Philadelphia has plenty of public pools to keep you cool this summer. For a list, see below:

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—opens June 25

Cruz, 6th & Master: 215-685-2759

Dendy, 1501-39 N. 10th St.: 215-685-2763

Feltonville, Ella & Wyoming: 215-685-9150

J. Finnegan, 6801 Grovers Ave: 215-685 – 4191

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, 900 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

Markward, 400-16 S Taney St: -215-685-6649

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

Ramp, 3300-40 Solly Ave: 215-685-8746

Sacks, 400 Washington Ave: 215-685-1889

Samuel, Tioga & Gaul: 215-685-1245

Schmidt, Howard & Ontario: 215-685-9895

Shuler, 27th & Clearfield: 215-685-9750

Smith, 2100 S 24th St: 215-685-1898

Starr Garden, 600-44 Lombard St: 215-686-1782

Vare, 26th & Morris: 215-685-1876

Vogt, Cottage & Unruh: 215-685-8752

Ziehler, B & Olney: 215-685-9145

City pools are open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m.

For more info on city pools, click here.

For a map of cooling centers, pools and spraygrounds in your neighborhood, click here.

AC PARTY POOLS:If you’re looking for a “party pool,” here are a few of the best in AC.

The Pool at Harrah’s Hotel & Casino
777 Harrah’s Boulevard
Atlantic City, New Jersey
www.harrahsresort.com

-indoor

Blue Parrot Beach & Pool Bar
Tropicana
2831 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ
1-800-345-8767
tropicana.net/amenities/outdoor-pool

-outdoor pool with upstairs pool bar

The Pool at the Chelsea Hotel
111 South Chelsea Ave
Atlantic City, New Jersey
1.800.548.3030
www.thechelsea-ac.com

-DJ party day and night
-Food and beverages available poolside
-Outdoor bar and pool

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