Citiparks Pool Passes Available
Pool passes available beginning June 1; spray parks currently open

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl today announced that on Thursday, June 16, Citiparks will open its outdoor swimming pools for the 2011 summer season.

"Throughout the summer months our swimming pools serve as treasured community resources in the City of Pittsburgh. Not only do they serve as popular places for friends and neighbors to meet on hot summer days, our pools also offer swim lessons, water aerobics sessions, community water carnivals and much more," said Mayor Luke Ravenstahl. "Citiparks pools offer extremely affordable recreation, with a family of four paying just $60 to swim year round."

Individuals can purchase pool tags for year-round admission to Citiparks outdoor pools and the Oliver Bath House, which operates in the off season, at the following locations:

  • BEGINNING JUNE 1 (continuing throughout summer)
    Citiparks Office, City-County Building, Fourth Floor, 414 Grant Street, Downtown Pittsburgh
  • JUNE 1 – JUNE 15
    Oliver Bath House, 38 S. 10th Street, South Side
  • SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 1 – 5:45 p.m.
    tags will be sold in advance of the pool opening at Citiparks pool locations
  • JUNE 13 – JUNE 15, 4 – 8 p.m.
    tags will be sold in advance of the pool opening at Citiparks pool locations
  • BEGINNING JUNE 16 (and continuing throughout the summer season)
    tags will be available at Citiparks pools during operating hours

Cost of pool tags for City residents are: $60 – family of four; $10 – each additional family member; $30 – adult (16 years or older); $15 – youth (3 – 15 years old); free – child (2 and younger). For non-City residents the cost is $45 for adult or youth.

Those interested in purchasing daily admission can do so at any pool beginning on June 16. Cost is $3 for children ages 3 – 15 and $4 for individuals 16 and older.

For City residents who are disabled veterans and families of active duty military and activated reservist/guard members, pool tags are available at no cost. Proper ID is required.

Citiparks pools will remain open through Labor Day (September 5).

For more information, call the Citiparks Aquatics Division at 412-323-7928.

BOTH FREE SPRAY PARKS NOW OPEN FOR SUMMER – The City of Pittsburgh’s spray parks in Beechview and Troy Hill offer three-dimensional worlds of water for children of all ages. The Beechview facility, located next to Vanucci Playground on Orangewood Street, opened for the season on Sunday, May 29. The Troy Hill facility, located next to Cowley Playground on Goettman Street, opened this morning (Tuesday, May 31). Both spray parks now operate daily from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.


  • Ammon, 2217 Bedford Avenue, Hill District
  • Banksville, 1461 Crane Avenue, Banksville
  • Bloomfield, 408 Ella Street, Bloomfield
  • Fowler, 2438 Wilson Avenue, Perry South
  • Highland, 151 Lake Drive, Highland Park
  • Homewood, 540 N. Lang Avenue, Homewood
  • Jack Stack, 600 Brighton Woods Road, Brighton Heights
  • Magee, 745 Greenfield Avenue, Greenfield
  • McBride, 1785 McBride Street, Lincoln Place
  • Moore, 1801 Pioneer Avenue, Brookline
  • Ormsby, 79 S. 22nd Street, South Side
  • Phillips, 201 Parkfield Street, Carrick
  • Ream, 321 Merrimac Street, Mt. Washington
  • Riverview, 400 Riverview Avenue, Perry North
  • Schenley, Overlook Drive, Schenley Park
  • Sue Murray, 301 Cedar Avenue, North Side
  • Sheraden, 1071 Adon Street, Sheraden
  • West Penn, 450 30th Street, Polish Hill
  • Westwood, 100 Guyland Street, Westwood
Tuesday, May 31, 2011


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