Public Pools

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Bobby Henon Wants You to Dime Out Your Neighbor’s Illegal Swimming Pool

In case you haven’t stepped outside recently, it’s been downright hot in Philadelphia. This week, the sweltering forecast calls for seven consecutive days of 90-plus […]

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Here’s a Map of All the Philly Public Pools Open This Summer

We are starting to feel the real heat of summer this week — and the sweltering temps have us running right to Philadelphia’s public pools. […]

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How Did This Guy Get to Be a Head Lifeguard at a Philly Public Pool?

This is a developing story and may be updated at any time. Former Philadelphia public pool lifeguard Michael Daniels was arrested on Monday by the […]

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See Ya, Summer: Philly Public Pools Are Closing for the Season

Summer is (officially) sticking around for another month or so, but as far as the city is concerned, our pool days are just about over. […]

Be Well Philly

7 Free Pool Workout Classes You Can Try Around Philadelphia

Stay cool while working out this summer. Head over to select Philly public pools, as well as other venues, for some great water workouts. Did […]

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So Long, Summer: Philly Pools Are Already Closing

It feels like just yesterday we told you Philly public pools were open. And now, two months after swimming season kicked off, we’re lamenting its end. […]

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YES: These Public Pools Will Host Free Yoga and Water Workouts All Summer  

You know what’s better than doing outdoor yoga in the summertime? Doing outdoor yoga next to a pool that you can dip your toes in […]

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Four Public Pools in Philly Just Got Colorful Makeovers If you’ve been to a public pool in Philadelphia, you know some of them could use a facelift. A new city initiative, Swim Philly, is bringing a […]

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Philly Pools Are Open, Even if Mayor Kenney Won’t Swim

Philly's 70 pools located across the city ensure equitable access to citizens in every neighborhood. — Jim Kenney (@PhillyMayor) June 22, 2016 Philly’s swimming […]


The Incredible Potential of Philadelphia’s Neglected Public Pools

This would be a great pool day. I’ve heard it uttered a dozen times this summer, probably more, by friends wallowing in sweat-stained misery or baking […]


Here’s When Your Neighborhood Pool Will Open for Summer

If you’ve been waiting impatiently for your neighborhood pool to fill up with water, you’re in for some relief. Today, the City kicked off the […]