Portland July 09, 2017
You’ll Never Want To Leave These 8 Awesome Swimming Pools In Portland
Portlanders love to swim. Whether it is outside during the hot summer months or inside anytime, we have some seriously great facilities that you will never want to leave. Grab your suit and a towel and head to one of these locals pools for some fun in the water.
1. Mt Scott Community Center
The southeast Portland pool features a lap pool, play pool, hot tub, and water slide. Great for kids of all ages, the play pool has a lazy river and water features for young children. Mt. Scott Community Center is located at 5530 SE 72nd Avenue.
2. Montavilla Community Center
For outdoor swimming, Montavilla is one pool to head to. Stay cool in the pool and bring along a lunch to enjoy in the shady park surrounding the pool for a day of fun. Montavilla Community Center is located at 8219 NE Glisan Street.
3. East Portland Community Center
Also in east Portland, this is another awesome play pool with plenty to do. A lap pool and play pool with a lazy river keeps the large center busy all day long. Everyone will love the water slide, and young kids will enjoy the smaller shark slide just for them. The East Portland Community Center is located at 740 SE 106th Avenue.
4. North Clackamas Aquatic Center
This is one great water facility with three large water slides, a large kiddie play area, a wave pool, and lap pool. It also has one thing that many pools do not these days: a diving board! The North Clackamas Aquatic Park is located at 7300 SE Harmony Rd in Milwaukie, OR.
5. Southwest Community Center
Another awesome indoor pool, the Southwest Community Center features a giant water slide, play pool, and lap pool. Southwest Community Center is located at 6820 SW 45th Avenue.
5. Creston Pool
A SE Portland outdoor favorite, Creston Pool is the perfect place to spend your summer days. Ample deck space, and plenty of shallow water for kids to play in makes this a perennial favorite. Creston Pool is located at 4476 SE Powell Blvd.
6. Sellwood Pool
Spend your days in the sun at this outdoor pool in the heart of Sellwood. This pool fills up quick in the summer, but there are some shady spots on the deck if you get there early. Sellwood Pool is located at 7951 SE 7th Avenue.
7. Grant Pool
This is a fun outdoor pool with ample shallow play areas for kids, as well as a deeper area for solid swimmers. Grant Pool is located at 2300 NE 33rd Avenue.
Open swim times vary at all locations, so be sure to check before you go. Have fun, be safe, and stay cool!
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