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Celebrate April Pools Day 2018 with free water activities and safety information

Summer will be here before we know it, which means it’s time to start preparing to stay safe during all of your aquatic fun this season. This April, eight of our pools will be hosting April Pools Day events for families and community members. These events include FREE public swims, water and boat safety information, and fun activities for kids.

This is a great opportunity to teach your family about water safety while having fun. April Pools Day water safety topics will include:

  • Preventing open water drowning
  • Lifejacket use and promotion
  • Cold water awareness
  • Basic water rescue for children


Events and activities vary by pool location. See table below for schedule.

Pool Address Phone Date and Time
Ballard Pool 1471 NW 67thSt. 206-684-4094 April 21; 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Evans Pool at Green Lake 7201 E Green Lake Dr. N 206-684-4961 April 14; 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Helene Madison Pool 13401 Meridian Ave. N 206-684-4979 April 22; noon-2 p.m.
Medgar Evers Pool 500 23rd Ave. 206-684-4766 April 14; 1-2:30 p.m.
Meadowbrook Pool 10515 35th Ave. NE 206-684-4989 April 21; 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Queen Anne Pool 1920 1st Ave. W 206-386-4282 April 21; 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Rainier Beach Pool 8825 Rainier Ave. S 206-386-1925 April 14; 1:30-3 p.m.
Southwest Pool 2801 SW Thistle St. 206-684-7440 April 14; 10:30 a.m.-noon