City of Atlanta to Open Outdoor Community Pools Memorial Day Weekend

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    The City of Atlanta will open its outdoor community pools for residents and visitors Memorial Day weekend beginning on Saturday, May 25, 2013.

    “Each year, the City of Atlanta kicks off its outdoor pool season during the Memorial Day weekend, and we are excited to offer another great season of outdoor water activities to help the kids in Atlanta beat the heat while being active and enjoying the great outdoors,” said George Dusenbury, Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. “Providing access to pools and Spraygrounds is part of Mayor Reed’s emphasis on providing positive activities and experiences for our youth.”
    Daily rates for outdoor community pools are $4 for adults and $2 for children and senior citizens. Children under 5 years of age are free.

    Atlanta City Councilmember Carla Smith will host her annual Grant Park Pool Party from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on the Monday, May 27. Atlanta residents and visitors will enjoy live music, food and pool games. Standard fees apply.

    For the full summer pool schedule, visit the City of Atlanta’s Office of Recreation webpage.

    City of Atlanta Outdoor Community Pools:

    May 25 – September 2, 2013

    Adams Park Pool
    1581 Lagoon Lane SW

    Candler Park Pool
    1500 McClendon Ave.

    Chastain Park Pool
    235 West Wieuca Rd. NW

    Garden Hills Pool
    335 Pine Tree Drive

    Grant Park Pool
    625 Park Ave.

    Piedmont Pool
    400 Park Drive

    Powell Pool at Mozely Park
    1690 M. L. King Dr.

    May 25 – August 5, 2013

    Anderson Park Pool
    100 Anderson Ave.

    Dunbar Pool at Rosa Burney Park
    477 Windsor St.

    Pittman Park Pool
    950 Garibaldi St.

    Southbend Park Pool
    2000 Lakewood Ave.

    Thomasville Park Pool
    1750 Thomasville Drive

    For additional information, please contact Parks Customers Service at 404-546-6813 or Monday through Friday 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.


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