The City of Atlanta announced today that Department of Parks and Recreation outdoor community pools will open to residents and visitors during Memorial Day weekend beginning on Saturday, May 27.

“We are excited to dive in the next season with the opening of our community pools,” said LaChandra Burks, Executive Director of the Office of Recreation for the Department of Parks and Recreation. “City of Atlanta pools and natatoriums are fantastic amenities that provide safe, fun, and healthy opportunities for families to stay cool and enjoy neighborhoods throughout the city during the summer months.”

Admission is free to all City of Atlanta residents on Memorial Day weekend. Following the free swim days, the daily rate for outdoor community pools is $5. Children ages five and under are free, but must be supervised by an adult.

The City of Atlanta has 12 outdoor pools throughout the city and three additional partner pool sites. The following outdoor pools will be open:

Adams Park
1581 Lagoon Lane | 404-753-6091

Anderson Park
100 Anderson Avenue | 404-799-0317

Candler Park
1500 McClendon Avenue | 404-373-4349

Chastain Park
235 Wieuca Road | 404-255-2762

Garden Hills Park
335 Pine Tree Drive | 404-848-7220

Grant Park
625 Park Avenue | 404-622-3041

John A. White
1101 Cascade Circle | 404-755-5546

Maddox Park
1142 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway | 404-892-0119

Piedmont Park
400 Park Drive | 404-875-7275

Pittman Park
950 Garibaldi Street | 404-522-0021

Powell at Mozley Park
1690 MLK Jr. Drive | 404-753-7156

Rev. James Orange Park
1305 Oakland Lane | 404-753-7245

Rosa L. Burney Park
477 Windsor Street | 404-522-0030

South Bend Park
2000 Lakewood Avenue | 404-622-3048

Thomasville Park
1750 Thomasville Drive | 404-622-3045

For the full summer pool schedule and additional information on our swim programs and hours, visit the City of Atlanta Office of Recreation webpage at this link.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.