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PoolWelcome to Baltimore City Recreation and Parks’ outstanding aquatics program. Each swim facility offers the public a chance to get active and escape the summer heat at the City’s six large Park pools, 12 neighborhood pools, three indoor pools (limited Summer availability), and two splash pads. 


GREAT NEWS! Clifton, Druid Hill & Patterson Parks pools and all walk-to pools are now open!

Weekend Hours: Saturday 12-7pm and Sunday 1-6pm

Starting the weekend of June 21 all pools will open weekdays and remain open until Sept 1 (Labor Day).  

Park Pool hours:
Monday-Friday 12:30-7 p.m.
Saturday noon-7 p.m.
Sundays and Holidays 1-6 p.m.
Admission is $2 per two-hour swim session

Neighborhood Walk-to Pool hours:
Monday-Saturday noon-5 pm.
Sundays and Holidays 1-4 p.m.
Admission is $1 per two-hour swim session

Splash Pads are FREE.

We offer programs such as swim lessons, early bird swim, beginner kayaking clinics, advanced kayak roll clinics,  water aerobics, Camp Variety for kids and adults with disabilities.  We also offer training in CPR, first aid, lifeguard training, pool operations, and Water Safety Instructor.  Special events like movie night at Druid Hill Pool and after-hours swimming have been a big hit during the Summer. Over 329,000 people attended City pools last year.

“Our goal is to provide the community with safe, engaging swim experiences,” said Ernest Burkeen, BCRP director.

• For Aquatics Division and pools contact information, addresses, hours and daily schedules, visit the Swim Season Schedule page.

• Pool admission fees for the 2014 swim season are $2 for Park pools and $1 at walk-to pools per two-hour session.  We also offer Summer Season Passes $30 for park pools and $15 for neighborhood pools.  Admission to splash pads is free.



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