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. 
  • Hickory Hill Aquatic Center, 3910 Ridgeway Road, (901) 566-9685.
    • Summer hours:
      • Open swim – Monday – Friday  12 p.m. – 8 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 June 3 -July 29 for the Summer 2023 season:

Ed Rice Pool 

Gooch Pool

Lester Pool

Raleigh Pool

Willow Pool

Hours of Operations: Tuesday-Saturday 12:00pm-6:00pm 

Swim Lessons

Swim lessons are available at Hickory Hill from 5:30pm-7:30pm, and Bickford from 4:00pm-5:30pm. Please call locations directly for availability.

  • Youth swim lessons are for ages 5-17.
    • $25 per ten-lesson program. 
  • Adult swim lessons are for ages 18+.
    • $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 currently offered at Hickory Hill Pool, please contact 901-636-0781 for more information.

Splash Pads

Splash pads are available seasonally at the following parks:

 

David Carnes Park

• Peabody Park

• Raines-Finley Park

Orange Mound Park