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.
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
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)
Eastside Pool – 3524 East L St
Centre at Norpoint – 4818 Nassau Ave NE