City of Asheville Pools Are Now Open for the Season

Swimming Pool

All three city pools are now open for the summer! Free swimming lessons are also available for school-aged children.

Here is information on hours, admission, pool passes and swimming lessons for the children.

Asheville City Pools

Recreation Park Pool, 65 Gashes Creek Road: Open June 8-Aug. 11; then Saturdays and Sundays only Aug. 17.-Sept. 2. Hours are 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm Monday-Friday; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm Saturdays; and 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm Sundays. Weekend hours Aug. 17.-Sept. 2 will be 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Two lanes will be provided for map swim every day during operating hours. Call 828-298-0880.

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Malvern Hills Pool, 75 Rumbough Place: June hours: 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm Tuesday-Friday; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm Saturdays; and 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm Sundays; closed Mondays. July 1-Aug. 11 hours: 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm Monday-Friday; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm Saturdays; and 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm Sundays. Call 828-253-1164.

Walton Street Pool, 570 Walton Street: Open 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm June 8-9; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm June 15-Aug. 11; and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Saturdays and Sundays. Call 828-253-1143.

Pool fees
· General admission: $3
· 15-visit pass: $40
· Individual season pass: $100
· Family season pass: $150 (Four people)

Swimming lessons
Swimming lessons are provided free for school-age children. To register, call or visit the pool where you would like your child to take the lessons.

First session: Monday-Thursday June 17-27. Registration date is June 10.
Second session: Monday-Thursday July 8-18. Registration date is July 1.

Lesson times
Recreation Park Pool: 10-10:45 a.m. and 11-11:45 a.m.
Malvern Hills Pool: 10-10:45 a.m. and 11-11:45 a.m.
Walton Street Pool: 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Splasheville
This interactive splash play fountain in downtown’s Pack Square Park features 21 jets of water that run in 12 combinations. Open April through September, the fountain operates from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm daily; closed for inclement weather and sometimes for special events.

For more information on Asheville Parks & Recreation, such as programs, picnic shelters and park locations, visit ashevillenc.gov/parks or call 828-259-5800.