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We can't wait to see you next summer!

Splash, swim and play your way to a fun and safe summer at the Y. The outdoor pool will reopen in the summer of 2023 for another great season! Pool passes are required for entry.

Our world-class Outdoor Pool Center includes a family fun pool, splash pad, water slides, designated lounge spaces for pool members, and convenient locker rooms. Table, chairs, and shade umbrellas are all available for time spent around the pool.

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Hours of Operation

The outdoor pool is closed until summer 2023.

Outdoor Pool Passes

Each year, the Y offers a limited number of pool passes available for purchase exclusively by Greater Philadelphia YMCA members. Membership must remain active at time of purchase through the end of the Outdoor pool season.

Passes will go on sale again in early 2023.

Outdoor Pool Rules

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No guests will be allowed entry to the Outdoor Pool. Please enter and exit through the pool gates.

Bathrooms and showers are open. Only swim diapers are permitted in the pool. 

Coolers and outside food are allowed. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Smoking and glass containers are not permitted.

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All swimmers 16 and under must be swim tested and banded. Two tests are available – a shallow water test and a deep water test. Anyone who cannot pass either swim test will be required to wear a flotation device. Those who do not wish to take the swim test can enter the pool with a floatation device.

Children 6 and under must be accompanied in the water by an adult even after successful completion of the shallow or deep water test.

Please see an off-duty lifeguard if your child wants to take the swim test.

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Please bring Coast Guard-approved flotation for all non-swimmers or those whose do not wish to take the swim test. 

These can include lifejackets and puddle jumpers. Nothing inflatable will be permitted for use as a flotation device.

A very limited number of flotation devices will be available. Flotation devices are not a substitute for adequate supervision.

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Slides and Toys

We will have two slides available this summer for pool pass holders. Children who wish to ride the slides must have a green swim band and be at least 44 inches tall to ride the blue slide, and 51 inches tall to ride the red slide.

There will be no mermaid tails, water guns, or blow up toys permitted at the Outdoor Pool.