Southwest/West Philadelphia Pool Openings

public pools

Mill Creek Playground- Opened Tuesday, Jun 21, 2022

Cobbs Creek Recreation Center- Opened the week of Jul 4, 2022

James Finnegan Playground- Opened the week of July 4, 2022

Francis J Myers Recreation Center- Opened the week of Jul 11, 2022

This year the City of Philadelphia will be opening 63 outdoor pools for the summer. All of the public pools will be offering free swimming lessons. For details about swimming lessons you can visit the pool or find more information at

Each year a handful of the City’s outdoor pools cannot open due to renovations and maintenance. This year the pools under renovation are: Lee, Shuler, Vare, Chew, Heitzman, Kingsessing, and Schmidt.

The pool opening schedule is subject to change. The most up to date schedule will be available at throughout the summer.

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