Places to Swim in Pittsburgh
It’s going to be a scorcher this week! Beat the heat of summer with these great places to swim in Pittsburgh.
1. Dormont Pool
Huge pool along Banksville road! Be sure to check out the historic black & white pictures in the entrance. Historic pool that was nearly closed due to high maintenance costs, we’re glad it wasn’t!
Hours: Noon till 8:00 pm daily
Cost: $3.00 for residents and $5.50 for non-residents
Mineral Beach is family friendly. It has a zero-depth entry (great for little ones) and you can bring your rafts!
Hours: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM daily
Cost: $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children under age 11
Clever pool is actually two pools, one larger pool with a waterslide and a smaller pool for younger children. Includes a small sprinkler area as well! It’s right next to Clever park if you need some time to dry off afterwards.
Hours: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Cost: Daily Walk-In Rate $5 a day
The Oliver Bath House is the only Indoor Pittsburgh public pool within the CitiParks system. The bath house is open during the fall, winter and spring seasons, and summer pool passes are honored here all year long. Special infant and preschooler swim classes are also available at this indoor Pittsburgh public pool.
Cost: $4 for adults (16 and up) $3 for children
The 500-foot, ADA accessible sand/turf beach. Please read and follow posted rules for swimming. Swim at your own risk. A bathhouse and a food refreshment stand are nearby.
Hours: 8 a.m. to sunset
Concession stand, waterslide, park shelter, grassy area with umbrellas.
Hours: 11:30 am – 8:00 pm
Cost: Adults $9.00 ($2 discount for resident), children (ages 2-12) $6.00
A shallow end is great for young children, while older children and adults might enjoy riding a raft on some huge waves. There are no steps into the pool and kids can sit at the edge and enjoy the soft waves as they break at the shore.
Hours: 11:30 AM to 7:30 PM daily
Cost: $5.00 for adults, $4.00 for junior, $3.00 for youth and $1.00 for children
Situated in the heart of Oakland, Schenley Park has come to be Pittsburgh’s civic park.
Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m
Cost: $4 walk in rate
You don’t need swimming skills to enjoy the spray parks. From the tiniest toddler to a pre-teen adventurer, and even those using wheelchairs, children of all ages and abilities enter with equal enthusiasm.
Hours: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
One of Pittsburgh’s premier attractions! With several different pools and attractions, there’s something for everyone.
Hours: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Cost: $31.99 for regular admission, check online for season passes and deals for savings
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