Wonderful childhood memories can be made poolside. Getting together with friends and swimming and splashing around are great ways to rejuvenate the spirit. These public pools are shimmering blue and waiting for Baltimore neighbors to jump in and have a fun time. All of the pools have membership fees or usage fees.
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Hunting Hills Swim Club
300 Nottingham Road
Baltimore, Md. 21229
(410) 566-3087

Beat the heat at this pool located near Catonsville. A swim at this invigorating locale will have you feeling like a million bucks. Become a part of the community by joining the swim team at Hunting Hills Swim Club. Lessons are available and Mommy & Me classes are offered when requested.

swimmingCherry Hill Aquatics Center
2600 Giles Road
Baltimore, Md. 21225
(410) 396-1938

Right in the heart of Cherry Hill, this pool offers cooling relief on those hot summer days. In fact, on days with a Code Red Heat Alert, this is one of the spots where people can come and cool down from heat of the day. Many of the city pools have been renovated over the years, and Cherry Hill Aquatics Center is one of them. The fee to this pool is a nominal $2.

Y of Central Maryland swimming poolHarry & Jeanette Weinberg Family Center Y
900 E. 33rd St.
Baltimore, Md. 21218
(410) 889-9622

This complex is located in Baltimore City at the site where Memorial Stadium used to stand. This is a private pool, but will accept non-members. Because it is also a YMCA, there are other workout and gym facilities at the location. There is an indoor pool at the Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Family Center Y, where patrons can go swimming year round.

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Callowhill Aquatic Center
2821 Oakley Ave.
Baltimore, Md. 21215
(410) 396-0677

Another of the Baltimore City $2 pools, the Callowhill Aquatic Center is located in Northwest Baltimore. For only $20, chill out for the entire season. Lessons are offered for adults or children here. Callowhill is an indoor pool so people can enjoy swimming here for an extended period.

Roosevelt Park
3500 Poole St.
Baltimore, Md. 21211
(410) 396-6487

Another favorite city swimming pool, Roosevelt Park is ideal for taking a dip after a long day at work. The pool features parent and child swimming lessons on weekends to keep the kids safe. The pool is not open to the public until noon each day, due to camps and swim teams using it earlier in the mornings. There is a small fee of $2 to use this pool.

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