Dive into summer fun!

Schedules for beaches, pools, wading pools and sprayparks

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) has tons of ways for you to get your feet wet this summer! Visit one of our two outdoor pools, eight indoor pools, nine lifeguarded beaches, 20 wading pools or nine sprayparks. Whether you’re looking to dive into the deep end or dip your toes in a wading pool, we’ve got something for you.

 

Two Outdoor Pools

SPR operates two unique outdoor pools for summer fun. Each pool offers swimming lessons, family swimming, water exercise programs and special events. The pools can also be rented for special occasions.

  • Lowery C. “Pop” Mounger Pool, at 2535 32nd Ave. W, 206-684-4708, is open daily May 12 to Sept. 9. Mounger Pool is really two pools in one place. The “big pool” has a 50-foot corkscrew slide and the warmer, shallower “little pool” is great for relaxing and for teaching little ones. Call the pool to reserve it for your own birthday party or other special event.
  • Colman Pool, at 8603 Fauntleroy Way SW, 206-684-7494, opens for the regular season on June 18 and will remain open until Sept. 3. The pool will also be open on certain pre-season weekends including May 26-28, June 2-3, June 9-10 and June 16-17. Please note the pool will be closed for the Seattle Open Swim Meets July 12-14 and 20-21. The pool enjoys a spectacular view of Puget Sound from its prime location on the beach in West Seattle’s Lincoln Park. It features heated salt water and the Giant Tube Slide!

 

Eight Indoor Pools

SPR operates eight community indoor pools for year-round fun. Each pool offers swimming lessons, family swimming, water exercise programs, lap swimming and seasonal events. And you can rent the whole pool for your own special event! More information available here: http://www.seattle.gov/parks/find/pools

 

Beaches

SPR offers safe, lifeguarded beaches at nine sites around the city, and we strongly recommend swimming only where lifeguards are present. Summer Beaches are open daily, weather permitting, from noon to 7 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. We offer free beginning swim lessons at every beach every week for kids ages 6 and older– just register at your favorite beach. More information available at  http://www.seattle.gov/parks/find/swimming-beaches.

Pre-season: These beaches are open from May 26 through June 22 (Weekdays 2 p.m.-7 p.m.; Weekends 11 a.m.-7 p.m.)

  • East Green Lake (7201 E Green Lake Dr. N)
  • Madrona (853 Lake Washington Blvd.)

Summer (10 weeks): These beaches are open from June 23 through Sept. 3.

  • Matthews (9300 51st Ave. NE)
  • Madison (1900 43rd Ave. E)
  • Baker (2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S)
  • Seward (5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S)
  • West Green Lake (7312 W Green Lake Dr.)

Summer (9 weeks): These beaches are open from June 23 through Aug. 26.

  • East Green Lake (7201 E Green Lake Dr. N)
  • Magnuson (park entrance at NE 65th and Sand Point Way NE)
  • Madrona (853 Lake Washington Blvd.)
  • Pritchard Beach (8400 55th Ave. S)


 

Wading Pools

Your little ones will love the cool, shallow water and you can cool your own grown-up toes too! We will operate 20 wading pool sites this summer, and there are 9 parks with spray features to enjoy. We open on days with sunny skies and warm temperatures, and we update the hotline, 206-684-7796, by 9 a.m. each day to indicate whether we will fill the pools. Please note that the pools take about an hour to fill and drain each day, as required by law. The wading pool schedule is also available online at: http://www.seattle.gov/parks/find/spray-parks-and-wading-pools

 *Wading Pool schedules are subject to change. Check back at http://www.seattle.gov/parks/find/spray-parks-and-wading-pools for details.

 

 

Sprayparks

Several Seattle parks have water spray features where you can kick up your heels and cool off. More information: http://www.seattle.gov/parks/find/spray-parks-and-wading-pools

*Spraypark schedules are subject to change. Stay tuned for information on the opening of the new Yesler Terrace Park Spraypark planned for mid-summer. Check back at http://www.seattle.gov/parks/find/spray-parks-and-wading-pools for details.

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