Our Mission: To provide comprehensive aquatic program opportunities to the citizens of Memphis
City of Memphis outdoor pool season starts May 27 for the following pool: Douglass, Ed Rice, Gaisman, Lester, Pine Hill, Raleigh, Tom Lee, Westwood/Charles Powell and Willow. Opening June 10 are the following pools: Charlie Morris, Gooch, L. E . Brown and Riverview. Summer pool season ends July 29, 2017 for all outdoor pools. Admission is free. However, to obtain entry to all City of Memphis Pools, you must obtain a City Access Card. City Access Cards will be available starting at designated Memphis Community Centers. If you have a City of Memphis Access Card issued by the Memphis Public Library, you do not need to register again. All swimmers attending City of Memphis swimming pools must have a valid City Access Card prior to swimming and admission is free. Please click on the "Summer Swim 2017" link to the right for more information.
You must register for a City Access Card if:
You desire to use a City of Memphis Aquatics Facility
You have misplaced your previously issued City Access Card
You have turned 13 since your previous City Access Card was issued
You have turned 18 since your previous City Access Card was issued
You have an original Pool ID Card (no longer valid) and desire to attend an Aquatic Facility
You have a library card and desire to attend an Aquatics Facility
for Pool Card Registration.
The City's outdoor pools open June 11 - July 30, Tuesday - Saturday from 1 - 6 p. Pools are closed on Sunday and Monday. Admission to all outdoor pools is free.
|L.E. Brown Pool
||617 S. Orleans
|Charles Morris Pool
|Ed Rice Pool
||2907 N. Watkins
|Pine Hill Pool
|Tom Lee Pool
||833 Western Park
||4777 Willow Rd.
Click on the name of the pool for specific pool information.
|Bickford Aquatic Center
||235 Henry Ave.
|Monday- Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m
|Hickory Hill Aquatic Center
||3910 Ridgeway Rd.
|Monday- Friday: noon – 8:00 p.m., Saturday : 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
|Orange Mound Comm. Srv. Ctr. Pool (ages 55+ only except during Summer season)
|Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Seniors only; 1:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
|Raymond Skinner Pool
(physically challenged only)
|Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break for lunch 12:00. – 12:30 p.m. The pool is closed daily from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Water aerobics 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
- Swim Lesson for Children Monday thru Friday 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm for 2 weeks. $25.00 a session
- Swim Lesson for Adults Monday thru Friday 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm for 2 weeks. $48.00 a session
- Call 901-547-8018 for locations
All Swimmers on swim team or taking a swim class must fill out an Aquatic Activity Registration Form prior to class at a city pools. Please download the form by clicking the link above, or pick up a form at your local pool.
Water Aerobics Classes are offered Monday thru Thursday from 6 pm - 7 pm and on Saturday from 9 am - 10 am. These sessions are held at the Hickory Hill Community Center location only. The fees per session are: $5.00 for those individual under 55 years of age and $3.00 for those individuals 55 and older. All participants must have a city issued pool card in order to participate. Newcommers are allowed to take the first session complimentary on Tuesday or Thursday from 5 pm - 7 pm.
Pool Rentals: The pool can be rented Monday - Friday after 8 p.m., on Saturday after 1 p.m. and on Sunday anytime before midnight. Please call 547-8018 for more pool rental information.
Rental Fees for City Aquatic Facilities
Pool Party Room Rentals are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. (regular pool operational hours) 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: $100.00 for 2 hours in addition to a $100.00 refundable cleaning deposit.
Aquatic Centers only accept cashiers checks or money orders, payable to the "City of Memphis"