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Pools, spraygrounds provide outlets to cool off

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on July 7, 2010 at 1:59 pm |
July 7, 2010 2:00 pm

If you’re looking for a place to cool off during this week’s heat wave, Metro Parks Tacoma has a few suggestions.

All the city’s pools and spraygrounds are open to the public and operating on normal summer schedules.

Spraygrounds are free and operate from 10am to 8pm daily at:

Jefferson Park 801 N Mason Ave.

McKinley Playfield - 4321 McKinley Ave

South Park 4851 S Tacoma Way

Wapato Hills Park 6231 S Wapato St.

Wading Pools

Operating Hours For All Four Wading Pools: – Mon-Fri -1pm – 6pm, through August 27:

Franklin Park - 1201 S Puget Sound Ave. (this site only, also open Sat & Sun, noon-4pm)Portland Ave Park – 3513 Portland Ave.
Jane Clark Park – 4825 N 39th St.
Manitou Park 66th & Cheyenne

Swimming Pools

Outdoor Pools

Stewart Heights – 402 East 56th St

Open Swim Hours: Mon-Sun – 12-5pm; +5:30-7:30 session on hot days

Full session $7 adult/$6 youth; half session & evening session $5 adult/$4 Youth

Titlow Pool - 8355 6th Ave

Open Swim Hours: Mon-Sun – 12:30-5:00pm

Full session $5 adult/$4 youth; half sessions $4 adult/$3 Youth)

Indoor Pools

Eastside Pool – 3524 East L St

Centre at Norpoint – 4818 Nassau Ave NE

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