Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe.
If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 20 to 11:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 22

Culture & recreation

Find a swimming pool

Indoor pools

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation helps keep indoor City pools open year-round. These pools are free and open to the public, and are staffed by Water Safety Instructors. 

Year-round public pools
Name Address
Sayre Morris 5835 Spruce St. (map)
Pickett School Pool 5700 Wayne Ave. (map)
Lincoln Recreation Center 3201 Ryan Ave. (map)
Carousel House, a pool designed for people with disabilities 4300 Avenue of the Republic (map)

Outdoor pools

During the summer, over 70 outdoor City pools are open for recreation. Please check with your neighborhood pool for days and times of open swim, family swim, adult swim, and swimming lessons.

Each year some pools are designated as Swim Philly Pop Up Pools, with free classes, events, and extended hours. See the Swim Philly page for updates as summer approaches.