Aquatics

City pools are free and open to Memphis residents.

 

To access a City of Memphis pool, you will need to fill out a form at your pool of choice and show proof of residency (Tennessee driver’s license, Military ID, etc). Parents must provide proof of age for children. Your information for entry will be kept on file.

Indoor Pools

  • Bickford Aquatic Center, 235 Henry Avenue, (901) 578-3732. 
    • Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
    • Lessons 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
      • Limited or no availability during lessons, call facility for updates. 
  • Hickory Hill Aquatic Center, 3910 Ridgeway Road, (901) 566-9685.
    • Summer hours:
      • Open swim – Monday – Friday  9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
      • Lessons only – Monday – Friday 5:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    • Fall hours:
      • Open swim – Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
      • Open swim – Tuesday/Thursday 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
      • Lessons only Monday – Friday 5:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    • Pool Party Room Rentals
      • Pool party room rentals are available at Hickory Hill pool on select days. Rooms have direct access to the pool and the room can host 15-30 people. The aquatic staff sets up the room, the renters bring in their own food, drink and therefore can enjoy the pool at the same time. Cost: $100 for two hours in addition to a $100 refundable cleaning deposit. Please call for availability.
  • Orange Mound Community Center Pool, 2590 Park Avenue, (901) 636-6620. 
    • Summer hours
      • Open swim Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Fall hours
      • Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Pool is heated to 90.
  • Raymond Skinner Pool (adaptive programming only), 712 Tanglewood Street, (901) 636-1900. 
    • Summer hours
      • Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Fall hours
      • Monday- Friday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Note: All pools will be cleared 30 minutes prior to close

Outdoor Pools

The following outdoor pools will be open Tuesday – Friday 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. through the 2022 summer season starting May 28th (unless otherwise noted).

 

Note: All pools will be cleared 30 minutes prior to close.

 

Douglass Pool

Ed Rice Pool (opens 7/1)

Gaisman Pool (closed for 2022 season)

Gooch Pool

Lester Pool

Raleigh Pool

Riverview Pool (closed for 2022 season)

Westwood Pool

Willow Pool

Swim Lessons

Swim lessons are available at Hickory Hill, Orange Mound, and Bickford. Please call locations directly for availability.

  • Swim lessons for children 6 months to 4 years are offered at Orange Mound. Lessons for ages 5-17 are available at Hickory Hill and Bickford.
    • $25 per ten-lesson program. 
  • Swim lessons for adults are taught at all three locations.
    • $48 per ten-lesson program.
  • Participants should complete registration in person.
  • Aquatic centers only accept cashier’s checks or money orders, payable to the City of Memphis.

 

Water Aerobics

Water aerobics is not currently offered. Please check back for updates and additional information.

Splash Pads

Splash pads are available seasonally at the following parks:

 

David Carnes Park

• Peabody Park

• Raines-Finley Park

• Orange Mound Park (Coming late summer)