Philadelphia Summer Pool Guide

June 20, 2016 7:00 AM

swimming pool (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-area pools.

PRIVATE POOLS:

Lombard Pool Club (credit: lombardswimclub.com)

Lombard Pool Club (credit: lombardswimclub.com)

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

– kid friendly programming begins June 27
– adult friendly programming includes yoga, adult game nights and acess to the adult deck

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

-Full time memberships are discounted from $700 to $500
-No one under 21, no kids
-Private during daylight hours but open to the public on select nights and special events

Philadelphia Sports Club
250 S 5th St
Philadelphia, Pa. 19106
Neighborhood: Society Hill
(215) 592-8900
mysportsclubs.com

– indoor pool
– kid friendly, offers swim lessons

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

– kid friendly; offers movie nights on select dates throughout the summer
– membership includes access to four pools, basketball court and picnic areas

Valley Beach
Valley Forge Casino Resort
1160 First Ave.
King of Prussia, PA 19406
www.vfcasino.com

– $100 limited time membership fee; must be 21 or older
– includes open-air bar, poolside dining and a sandy beach
– live entertainment on select dates throughout the summer

PUBLIC OUTDOOR POOLS:

(Opening day of the swimming pool at the Cruz Recreation Center, in North Philadelphia. Photo by John McDevitt)

(Cruz Recreation Center credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia has plenty of public pools to keep you cool this summer.

Citywide Pool Hours
Monday-Friday, 11 am – 7 pm
Saturday & Sunday, 12 pm – 5 pm
Public swim is available every day 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at each pool.

12th and Cambria, 2901 N. 12 Street: 215-685-9780; opens July 1

39th and Olive, 700 N 39th Street: 215-685-7654; opens June 28

American Legion, Torresdale & Devereaux: 215-685-8733; opens June 30

Amos, 16th & Berks: 215-685-2708; opens June 29

Anderson, 740 South 17th Street: 215-685 – 6594; opens June 25

Athletic, 1400 N. 26th Street: 215-978-2709; opens June 29

Awbury, Ardlieigh & Haines: 215-685-2895; opens June 22 at 4 p.m.

Baker, 5433 Landsdowne Ave:215-685-0261; opens June 30

Barry, 18th & Bigler: 215-685-1886; opens June 25

Belfield, 2100 W. Chew Ave: 215-685-2220; opens July 1

Bridesburg, Richmond & Ash: 215-685-1247; opens June 27

CB Moore, 2551 North 22nd Street: 215-685-9755; opens July 1

Cherashore, 851 W. Olney Ave: 215-685-2897; opens July 1

Chew, 1800 Washington Ave: 215-685-6596; opens June 29

Christy, 56th & Christian: 215-685-1997; opens June 23

Cione, 2600 E. Aramingo Ave: 215-685-9880; opens June 30

Cobbs Creek, 280 Cobbs Creek Parkway: 215-685-1983; opens June 25

Cohocksink, Cedar & Cambria: 215-685-9884; opens June 22 at 4 p.m.

Cruz, 6th & Master: 215-685-2759; opens June 29

Dendy, 1501-39 N. 10th Street: 215-685-2763; opens June 28

East Poplar, 820 N 08th Street: 215-686 – 1786; opens June 24

Feltonville, Ella & Wyoming: 215-685-9150; opens June 22 at 4 p.m.

J. Finnegan, 6801 Grovers Ave: 215-685 – 4191; opens June 23

Ford, 609 Snyder Ave: 215-336-8750; opens June 30

Fox Chase, Rockwell & Ridgeway: 215-685-0575; opens June 23

Francisville, Francis & Shirley: 215-685-2762; opens June 23

Gathers, 25th & Diamond: 215-685-2710; opens June 27

Hancock, 1401 N. Hancock Street: 215-685-9886; opens June 29

Heitzman, Castor & Amber: 215-685-1244; opens June 28

Hillside, Fountain & Fowler: 215-685-2595; opens June 23

Houseman, 5091 Summerdale Ave: <opens June 29

Hunting Park, 900 Hunting Park Ave: 215-685-9153; opens June 27

Jacobs, 4500 Linden Ave: 215-685-8748; opens June 28

Jardel, Cottman & Pennway: 215-685-0596; opens June 24

Kelly, 4231 Lansdowne Drive: 215-685-0160; opens June 22 at 4 p.m.

Kendrick, 5822 Ridge Ave: 215-685-2584; opens June 24

Kingsessing, 4901 Kingsessing Ave: 215-685-2695; opens June 28

Lackman, Chesworth & Bartlett: 215-685-0370; opens June 25

Lawncrest, 6000 Rising Sun Ave. and Shelbourne Street: 215-685-0597; opens June 23

Lederer, 1219-25 E. Montgomery Ave: 215-685-9885; opens July 1

Lee, 4328 Haverford Ave: 215-685-7655; opens June 23

Lonnie Young, 1100 E Chelten Ave: 215-685-2236; opens June 24

Max Myers, 1601 Hellerman Street: 215-685-1242; opens June 22 at 4 p.m.

McVeigh, D & Ontario: 215-685-9896; opens June 24

Mill Creek, 5100 Parrish Street: 215-685 – 0186; opens June 30

Mitchell, 3700 Whitehall Lane: 215-685-9394; opens June 27

ML King, 2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave: 215-978-2733; opens June 30

Morris Estate, 1610 W Chelten Ave: 215-685-2891; opens June 27

Murphy, 300 W Shunk Street: 215-685-1874; opens June 28

Myers, 5803 Kingsessing Ave: 215-685-2698; opens June 27

Northern Liberties, 321 Fairmount Ave: 215-686-1785; opens June 24

O’Connor, 2601 South Street: 215-685-6593; opens June 23

Penrose, 1101 W Susquehanna Ave: 215-685-2711; opens June 27

Piccoli, Cator & Cayuga: 215-685-1249; opens June 30

Pleasant, 6750 Boyer Street: 215-685-2230; opens June 23

Ridgway, 1301 Carpenter Street; opens June 24

Sacks, 400 Washington Ave: 215-685-1889; opens June 29

Samuel, Tioga & Gaul: 215-685-1245; opens June 22 at 4 p.m.

Scanlon, 1099 E. Tioga Street: 215-685-9893; opens June 28

Schmidt, Howard & Ontario: 215-685-9895; opens June 28

Shepard, 5700 Haverford Ave: 215-685-1992; opens June 29

Shuler, 27th & Clearfield: 215-685-9750; opens June 30

Simpson, 1010 Arrott Street: 215-685-1223; opens June 29

Stinger Square, 3200 Dickinson Street: 215-685-1882; opens July 1

Tustin, 5901 W. Columbia Ave: 215-685-0258; opens June 29

Vare, 26th & Morris: 215-685-1876; opens June 22 at 4 p.m.

Vogt, 4131 Unruh Ave: 215-685-8753; opens June 24

Waterloo, 2501 Waterloo Street: 215-685-9891; opens June 25

Ziehler, B & Olney: 215-685-9145; opens June 27

PUBLIC INDOOR POOLS:

Carousel House (Indoor), Belmont & N. Concourse: 215-685-0163; opens June 27

Lincoln, 3201 Rowland Ave: (215) 335-5695; opens June 27

Pickett, 5700 Wayne Ave: 215-866-9000; opens June 27

Sayre, 5835 Spruce Street: 215-685-1993; opens June 27

For more info on all city pools, 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 pool with nightclub

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

H2O Pool at Golden Nugget
Brigantine Blvd & Huron Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
www.goldennugget.com/atlanticcity/

– outdoor pool, hot tubs and poolside bar
– cabanas available

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

– features a heated, saltwater spa pool

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