Outdoor Pools

Fees and Hours of Operation


per person, per entry.

Currently, we are unable to accept credit card payments at the pool. However, we do accept cash for entry fees. Please note that we cannot provide change for cash payments. Thank you for your understanding.

You will need a Leisure Card for Admission

Leisure cards are FREE. Save time – get your Leisure Card in advance at any community center, or apply online.


Dodge, Driving Park, Glenwood and Tuttle pools:

  • Thursday, July 4: Noon-6 p.m.
    • Lincoln, Marion Franklin, Maryland and Windsor pools are closed on July 4.

All outdoor pools open for the season on June 8.

  • Monday-Friday: 1-7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: Noon-6 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon-6 p.m.

*Note: All pools are closed on Monday, Sept. 2, for Labor Day.

Status Updates

Pools may close unexpectedly due to maintenance needs or weather.

Rules and Requirements

  • Swimming is permitted only when a lifeguard is on duty.
  • This is a family-friendly area. Be considerate, and watch your language.
  • Children under 13 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult over 18.
  • Children under 9 must be within arm’s reach of an adult over 18. An adult in proper swimwear must remain with child at all times — both in and out of the water.
  • All bags and coolers are subject to search at any time.
  • A Columbus Recreation and Parks Leisure Card is required for pool entry for anyone 3 years old and older.
  • Pool pass or daily admission payment is required for entry (even if you do not plan to swim). No re-entry without the current proof of admission.
  • Proper swimwear is required. Please refer to swimwear regulations and guidelines signage or ask the front desk for assistance.
  • The City of Columbus reserves the right to prohibit entry to or remove anyone from the premises due to safety concerns. This includes but is not limited to: equipment or chemical malfunction,
    weather and/or safety emergencies, public impairment, unsafe behavior, and/ or failure to follow pool area rules.

The complete list of rules and regulations is available online or posted inside the pool. If you have questions or concerns, please speak with management on-site.

No drugs or alcohol permitted.

No glass containers permitted.

No inflatables, balls, noodles or toys that obstruct water views.

No smoking, vaping, electronic cigarettes or chewing tobacco permitted.

No concealed carry or weapons permitted.
Per section 2923.126 (7) of the Ohio Revised Code

Classes and Programs

Session Dates

Summer A
June 18-30
(No classes on June 19)
Registration opens June 11 at 9:00 a.m.

Summer B
July 2 – 14
(No classes on July 4)
Registration opens June 25 at 9:00 a.m.

Summer C
July 16-28
Registration opens July 9 at 9:00 a.m.

Summer D
July 30 – Aug. 11
Registration opens July 23 at 9:00 a.m.

Learn-to-Swim Lessons

Registration for swim lessons is only in-person; visit the Columbus Aquatics Center or any open outdoor pool during regular business hours to register.

Class Fees


  per session

Play Scholarships: Free lessons for those who qualify

Senior Discount (50+): $5 off lessons per session (cannot be used on youth lessons)

Classes are offered at select facilities. All sessions with observed holidays will be properly prorated.

Pre-K Lessons
Ages 3–5

Contact your local pool for times.


School Age Lessons
Ages 6–16

Contact your local pool for times.


Adult Lessons
Ages 15+

Contact your local pool for times.


Water Aerobics Classes

Classes are offered at select facilities.

Some classes are for participants 50 years or older.

Explore Classes

Competitive Swimming and Diving

Our pools offer competitive recreational swimming and diving teams throughout the summer.

Contact your local pool for more information.


Dodge Pool

645 Sullivant Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215


Driving Park Pool

1100 Rhoads Ave.
Columbus, OH 43206


Glenwood Pool

1888 Fairmont Ave.
Columbus, OH 43223


Lincoln Pool

570 Woodrow Ave.
Columbus, OH 43207


Marion Franklin Pool

2699 Lockbourne Rd.
Columbus, OH 43207


Maryland Pool

1380 Atcheson St.
Columbus, OH 43203


Tuttle Pool

240 W. Oakland Ave.
Columbus, OH 43201


Windsor Pool

1300 Windsor Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211


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