Birmingham pools open up for summer

Sweet, sweet summertime.  The city of Birmingham will open several pools on Saturday, May 25.


Which pools will be open?

  • Cooper Green
  • E.O. Jackson
  • East Lake
  • East Pinson Valley (indoor)
  • East Thomas
  • Lewis
  • MLK
  • Maclin (with splash pad)
  • McAlpine
  • Memorial
  • Norwood
  • Roosevelt City
  • Underwood

Opening in June

  • Crestwood
  • Woodard
  • Grayson

All three pools open during the first week of June and close the Tuesday after Labor Day.

Harris pool will not open this year due because it needs to be repaired.


It costs $1 to swim and lessons are available starting June 3rd. Lessons cost $5 for a two-week training session.

Get ready for fun in the water at #CityofBirmingham #BirminghamParkandRecreation swimming pools, opening for the season on Saturday, May 25. For information on the pool nearest you, call 254-6371.

Posted by Birmingham Park and Recreation Board on Tuesday, May 21, 2019

“The swimming pools are a bargain and are definitely one of our more popular summer activities,” said Shonae’ Eddins-Bennett, Birmingham Park and Recreation Director.

She adds the pools are staffed with well-trained professionals to provide a safe and fun environment for the community.

Learn More

You can find more info on each pool by calling 205-254-6371 or by clicking here.

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