Jump In, Cool Down: 9 Public Swimming Pools to Visit in L.A.

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Sure, you could cool down at a beach just a train ride away, but maybe you don’t want to find sand in your shoes for the next month and a half. So what’s the solution? Public swimming pools! This summer, give the beach a break and check out these public pools, all accessible via Metro Bus or Rail.

List of Public Swimming Pools

LA 84 Foundation/John C. Argue Swim Stadium
How to get there: Metro Expo Line to Expo/Vermont Station or Expo Park/USC Station
Admission: $3.50 for adults, $1 for those 17 and under
Days and hours of operation: recreational swimming 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Friday, 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays, closed on Sundays

Hollywood Pool
How to get there: Metro Bus 210 to Vine/Lexington or Metro Red Line to Hollywood/Vine Station (about an 18-minute walk to the pool)
Admission: $3.50 for adults, $1 for youths and seniors
Days and hours of operation: now until August 11, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays

Santa Monica Swim Center
How to get there: Metro Expo Line to 17th Street/ SMC Station then walk to Pico Boulevard/16th St.
Admission: $3.50 for Santa Monica resident / $7 non-resident adults, $1.50 for Santa Monica resident / $3 non-resident children, $1.75 for Santa Monica resident / $3.50 non-resident seniors and students
Days and hours of operation: recreational swimming Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Highland Park Pool
How to get there: Metro Gold Line to Highland Park Station, then about a 10-minute walk to Piedmont/Sumter.
Admission: $3.50 for adults, $1 for those 17 and under
Days and hours of operation: click here for details

Glassell Pool
How to get there: Metro Bus 28 to Eagle Rock/36th St
Admission: $3.50 for adults, $1 for those 17 and under, $1 for seniors
Days and hours of operation: click here for details

Lincoln Pool
How to get there: Metro Expo Line to 17th St/SMC Station then walk to California/14th St.
Admission: $3.50 for Santa Monica resident / $7 non-resident adults, $1.50 for Santa Monica resident / $3 non-resident children, $1.75 for Santa Monica resident / $3.50 non-resident seniors and students
Days and hours of operation: Lap Swim Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday from 5:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays

North Hollywood Pool
How to get there: Metro Red Line to North Hollywood Station, then it’s a short walk to Tujunga Ave/Weddington St.
Admission: $3.50 for adults, $1 for those 17 and under, $1 for seniors
Days and hours of operation: now until August 13, Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 6 p.m., 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays

Annenberg Community Beach House
How to get there: Santa Monica Big Blue Bus 9 to Entrada /East Channel. It’s a 10-minute walk to the beach house or four minute bike ride.
Admission: $10 for adults, $4 for youth, $5 for children under 12 months and seniors
Days and hours of operation: June 9 through Oct 1 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Rose Bowl Aquatics Center
How to get there: Metro Bus 267/264 to Orange Grove/Walnut then it’s about a 14-minute walk to the pool.
Admission: $13 for adults, $10 for youths and seniors

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Sure, you could cool down at a beach just a train ride away, but maybe you don’t want to find sand in your shoes for the next month and a half. So what’s the solution? Public swimming pools! This summer, give the beach a break and check out these public pools, all accessible via Metro Bus or Rail.
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