Get your hair wet and stay cool this summer with these public pools in the Boston area!


Artesani Playground, Wading Pool, and Spray Deck*

1255 Soldiers Field Rd., Brighton

Clougherty Pool*

151 Bunker Hill St., Charlestown, 617-635-5174

Draper Pool*

5275 Washington St., West Roxbury, 617-635-5021

Flaherty Pool*

160 Florence St., Roslindale , 617-635-5181

Madison Park Community Center*

55 Malcolm X Blvd., Roxbury, 617-635-5209/06

Mason Pool*

176 Norfolk Ave., Roxbury, 617-635-5241

Melnea A. Cass Memorial Swimming Pool

120 Martin Luther King Blvd., Roxbury, 617-445-0062

Mirabella Pool*

475R Commercial St., North End, 617-635-1275

Olsen Swimming Pool

95 Turtle Pond Pkwy., Hyde Park, (617) 361-1593

Paris Street Pool*

113 Paris St., East Boston, 617-635-1410

Reilly Memorial Swimming Pool*

355 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton (at Cleveland Circle), 617-277-7822

Ryan Wading Pool

350 River St., Mattapan

*Please note: These are Boston-owned pools and open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to dusk (around 7 p.m.), but call to confirm their hours. Also, some of these are indoor pools. For more information, check out the Boston City website.


Francis J. McCrehan Memorial Swimming and Wading Pool

359 Rindge Ave., 617-661-0670

Veterans Memorial Swimming and Wading Pool

719 Memorial Dr., 617-661-0564


Vietnam Veterans Memorial Swimming and Wading Pool

184 Carter Street, 617-884-3899


Allied Veterans Memorial Swimming and Wading Pool

65 Elm St., 617-727-1828


Lt. Dennis C. Holland Memorial Swimming and Wading Pool

108 Mountain Ave., 781-321-1864


Lawrence W. Lloyd Memorial Swimming Pool

49 Tremont St., 781-662-1827


Dilboy Memorial Swimming and Wading Pool (managed by the City of Somerville, fee charged)

110 Alewife Brook Pkwy., 617-625-6600 x2980;

Latta Brothers Memorial Swimming and Wading Pool

235 Broadway, 617-666-9236


Hall Memorial Wading Pool

4 North Border Rd., 781-481-9092

The pool complex is operated in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Stoneham. Please note, fees may apply.


Connors Memorial Swimming Pool

330 River St. 781-642-8594


Clarence W. Dealtry Memorial Swimming and Wading Pool

138 Pleasant St. 617-924-0132