2021 Pool Season

We are excited to welcome you back to our pools! The 2021 Pool Season will run from May 29-September 6.

Due to COVID-19, pool service will look a little different this summer. This year, pools will have FREE admissionrevised hours, locationsnew health guidelines and an online reservation process. Take a moment to review the 2021 swim season updates.

Our FREE annual summer pool season kick-off event Big Splash has been postponed to June 5 at Roosevelt Pool


This summer, all guests MUST register online or by phone to secure a pool reservation. Reservations are required to allow for contact tracing by the Baltimore City Health Department. If capacity is not reached, the pool staff will accept walk-up registration after a 15-minute grace period. 

Outdoor Pool Registration Now Open!

Reservation Tips:

  • Admission is FREE for all outdoor pools, all fees are waived for this season
  • Follow our step-by-step guide for online reservations: English/Spanish
  • For Phone Reservations, (410)-396-7900, Monday-Friday 10AM-3PM
  • If capacity is not reached, the pool staff will accept walk-up registration after a 15-minute grace period.
  • Spaces are limited, please reserve at least five days in advance
  • Each guest can reserve a maximum of 4 spaces
  • Each pool session is 90 minutes with 30 minutes breaks in between for pool clean up

Registration opens on a rolling basis.

  • Weekend swim sessions through June 20 will open on June 1
  • June’s swim sessions (Mon-Sun) will be open on June 14
  • July’s swim sessions (Mon-Sun) will open on June 24
  • August-September’s swim sessions (Mon-Sun) will open on July 26


Park Pool Locations:

Clifton Park
2013 Sinclair Lane – 21213
Patterson Park
148 S. Linwood Ave. – 21224
Riverside Park
1800 Covington Ave. – 21230
Roosevelt Park
3500 Poole St. – 21211

Neighborhood Pool Locations:

Ambrose Kennedy
1000 Ensor St. – 21202
C.C. Jackson 
4910 Park Heights Ave. – 21215
3901 Maine Ave. –21207
O’Donnell Heights
1200 Gusryan St. – 21224
1400 East Lanvale St. -  21213
William McAbee
1323 N. Gilmore St. - 21217
Farring Baybrook
4501 Farring Court

Indoor Pool Locations:

Indoor Pools will operate on the same schedule as neighborhood pools with the exception of Middle Branch/Cherry Hill and Callowhill. Indoor Pool registration is now open!

Cahill 4001 Clifton Ave. - 21216
Middle Branch/Cherry Hill* 2600 Giles Rd. - 21225
Callowhill* 2821 Oakley Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215

*Open for programs only. No open swim sessions.


Starting May 29, all outdoor pools will operate on a Saturday-Sunday schedule.

Pools will be open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31

Beginning June 21, all outdoor pools will move to a seven-day schedule, Monday-Sunday through the end of the season, September 6. Hours are listed below.

Monday-Friday (30 min clean up between each session)

  • 1PM-2:30PM
  • 3PM-4:30PM
  • 5PM-6:30PM

Saturday-Sunday (30 min clean up between each session)

  • 11AM-12:30PM
  • 1PM-2:30PM
  • 3PM-4:30PM
  • 5PM-6:30PM

covid-19 guidelines

  • All check-ins are completed outside of the pool area  
  • Everyone MUST have a temperature check and complete health screening. 
  • Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 and above will not be admitted 
  • Everyone must wear masks while not in the water  
  • There will be social distance lines for crowd control  
  • Sanitizing stations will be available to guests  
  • Everyone must be pre-registered in the system  
  • Come prepared to swim, locker Rooms are NOT available
  • Pool goers must proceed directly to the pool deck  
  • All swimmers must use deck showers before entering the pool
  • No deck chairs will be provided, guests are welcome to bring their own chairs  
  • Deck and green spaces will be lined for social distancing  

code red days

BCRP collaborates with and supports the Code Red response overseen by the Baltimore City Health DepartmentPools will continue to serve residents on Code Red days but will not provide extended hours.

This summer nine recreation centers will operate as cooling sites. Sites have limited capacity.

Recreation Center
Phone number
Herring Run
5001 Sinclair Ln, 21206
2610 Francis St. 21217
1401 Fillmore St. 21218
Virginia S Baker
2601 E Baltimore St. 21224
Morrell Park
2651 Tolley St 21230
222 N. Bentalou St. 21223
Robert C Marshall
1201 Pennsylvania Ave 21201
CC Jackson
4910 Park Heights 21205
Chick Webb
623 North Eden Street 21205