Take a Dip, Portland Style

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June 14 is the day, friends! The day that Portland Parks & Rec rolls back those tarps, turns on those water features and opens up those gates to its outdoor pools. Woot woot! Here’s the scoop.

Creston Outdoor Pool

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Photo: Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland OR

SE 44th Ave. & Powell Blvd
503-823-3672

Creston Pool has an outdoor 25-yard shallow pool and 25-yard deep pool heated to 84 degrees. It also has a drop slide and a kiddie slide.

Cost:
Adults (18-59) $4.25
Seniors (60+) $4.00
Youth (3-17) $3.25
Under 2 – Free

Open Play Swim Times:
Monday-Friday, 1-4 pm
Monday-Thursday, 7:15-8:45 pm
Friday, 7:15-8:45 (Family Play Swim*)
Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 pm

Grant Outdoor Pool 

NE 33rd Ave and US Grant Pl.
503-823-3674

Grant Outdoor Pool has a 25-yard shallow pool and a 25-yard deep pool heated to 84 degrees. The pool also has a kiddie slide.

Cost:
Adults (18-59) $4.25
Seniors (60+) $4.00
Youth (3-17) $3.25
Under 2 – Free

Open Play Swim Times:
NOTE: Grant Pool will be closed until August for repairs – here’s the schedule once it opens on August 1 (projected)
Monday-Friday, 12-1 pm (Parent-Preschool Swim**)
Monday-Friday, 1:15-3:15 (free on Wednesdays)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 7-9 pm
Thursday, 7-9 pm (Family Play Swim*)
Saturday and Sunday, 12-1 (Parent-Preschool Swim**)
Saturday and Sunday, 1:10-4:25 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 4:30-6 pm (Family Play Swim*)

Montavilla Outdoor Pool

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Photo: Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland OR

8219 NE Glisan St.
503-823-3675

Montavilla Outdoor Pool has a 25-yard shallow pool and a 25-yard deep pool heated to 84 degrees. There is also a drop slide and kiddie slide.

Cost:
Adults (18-59) $4.25
Seniors (60+) $4.00
Youth (3-17) $3.25
Under 2 – Free

Open Swim Schedule:
Monday-Friday, 1-4 pm (free 1-2:30 pm on Tuesdays)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 7:10-8:40 pm
Thursday, 7:10-8:40 pm (Family Play Swim*)
Saturday, 1-5 pm

Peninsula Outdoor Pool

Photo: Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland OR

Photo: Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland OR

700 N Rosa Parks Way
503-823-3677

Peninsula Park Outdoor Pool is an oval-shaped 33 yard pool heated to 84 degrees.

Cost:
Adults (18-59) $4.25
Seniors (60+) $4.00
Youth (3-17) $3.25
Under 2 – Free

Open Swim Schedule:
Monday-Friday, 12-1 pm (Family Play Swim*)
Monday-Friday, 1-2:55 pm
Monday-Friday, 6:40-8 pm (6:15-8 pm August 15-26)
Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 pm

Pier Outdoor Pool

Photo: Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland OR

Photo: Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland OR

N. Seneca St. and St. Johns Ave
503-823-3678

25-yard shallow pool and 25-yard deep pool heated to 84 degrees.  Also has a kiddie slide.

Cost:
Adults (18-59) $4.25
Seniors (60+) $4.00
Youth (3-17) $3.25
Under 2 – Free

Open Swim Schedule:
Monday-Friday, 11:30 am – 1 pm (Family Play Swim*)
Monday-Friday, 1:45-4:30 pm (free Fridays)
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday, 6:45 – 8 pm
Tuesday, 6:45-8 pm (Family Play Swim*)
Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 pm

Sellwood Outdoor Pool

Photo: Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland OR

Photo: Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland OR

7951 SE 7th Ave.
503-823-3679

Oval-shaped pool heated to 84 degrees. Also has a drop slide and spray water features.

Cost:
Adults (18-59) $4.25
Seniors (60+) $4.00
Youth (3-17) $3.25
Under 2 – Free

Open Swim Schedule:
Monday-Friday, 1-3:30 pm
Monday-Friday, 7:20-8:50 pm (free Wednesdays)
Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 pm
Sunday, 11:30 am – 12:50 pm (Family Play Swim*)

Wilson Outdoor Pool

Photo: Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland OR

Photo: Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland OR

1151 SW Vermont St.
503-823-3680

Two outdoor pools, including lap pool with diving board. Family leisure pool has a 170-foot current channel with a vortex, frog tot slide, zero-depth water play structure and 114-foot long water slide.

Cost:
Adults (18-59) $5.50
Seniors (60+) $5.50
Youth (3-17) $4.50
Under 2 – Free

Open Swim Schedule:
Monday-Friday, 12:30-8:20 pm
Saturday and Sunday. 12-6 pm

 

*Family Play Swim: Recreational swim for parents and children. Enjoy the shallow water, play mats, inner tubes, water basketball and more. Children under 18 years old must be accompanied in water by parent or guardian. Non-swimmers & children under 48” in height must have a parent or guardian in the water within arms reach at all times.

**Parent-Preschool Swim: Children must be 5 years and under. Parent or guardian must accompany children in the water. Non-swimmers & children under 48” in height must have a parent or guardian in the water within arms reach at all times.

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Ali Wilkinson is the Online Editor for PDX Parent, and is one of the founders of PDX Kids Calendar. She loves exploring Portland with her three small children, especially when the explorations lead outdoors, to music or to ice cream. You can read more from Ali at www.runknitlove.com.
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