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Seattle Parks and Recreation 2024 Summer Aquatics Hours 

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Whether you like to lap swim, dunk, dog-paddle or wade, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) has dozens of ways to hit the water this summer in the pool or at the beach! 

Following is a list of the 2024 Summer Pool, Beach, Wading Pool, and Spraypark Schedules.  

Outdoor Pools

Open for the preseason on weekends only starting May 25. Regular full-time season starts on Saturday, June 22. 

  • Lowery C. “Pop” Mounger Pool, at 2535 32nd Ave. W, 206-684-4708, will operate for the preseason on weekends only on May 25-27, June 1-2, June 8-9, and June 15-16 for drop in swimming including for playland, lap fitness, and recreational swimming. The pool will operate daily beginning on Saturday, June 22 through Monday, September 2 with a full schedule including swimming lessons. The full schedule will be posted here. Mounger Pool is really two pools in one place. The “big pool” has a 50-foot corkscrew slide, and the warmer, shallower “little pool” is great for relaxing and for teaching little ones. 
  • Colman Pool, at 8603 Fauntleroy Way SW, 206-684-7494, will operate for the preseason on weekends only on May 25-27, June 1-2, June 8-9, and June 15-16 for drop in swimming including for playland, lap fitness, and recreational swimming. The pool will operate daily beginning on Saturday, June 22 through Monday, September 2 with a full schedule including swimming lessons. The full schedule will be posted here. The pool enjoys a spectacular view of Puget Sound from its prime location on the beach in West Seattle’s Lincoln Park. It features heated salt water! 

Summer Beaches  

Pre-Season Beaches Open May 25-June 21.  

The following beaches will be guarded daily from 2 P.M. -7 P.M. on weekdays, and 11 A.M. -7 P.M. on weekends and Holidays: 

  • Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.  
  • West Green Lake Beach, 7312 W Green Lake Dr.   

Regular Season Beaches Open June 22. 

The following beaches will be guarded daily from 12 P.M. -7 P.M. on weekdays, and 11 A.M. -7 P.M. on weekends during the dates listed below:  

    June 22-August 25 

  • Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.  

   June 22-September 2 

  • West Green Lake Beach, 7312 W Green Lake Dr.   

June 22-September 2 

  • Matthews Park Beach, 9500 51st Ave. NE 
  • Madison Beach, 1900 43rd Ave. E 
  • Mt. Baker Beach, 2521 Lake Park Dr. S

June 22-August 25 

  • Pritchard Beach, 8400 55th Ave. S  

The following beaches will not be lifeguarded and are CLOSED this summer:  

  • East Green Lake Beach  
  • Magnuson Park Beach 
  • Seward Park Beach

Free Beach Swimming Lessons: Swim lessons are offered for free at all lifeguarded beaches for ages 6-16. You can sign up via email until Friday 6/21. After that, you can sign up in person at the beach anytime during our regular operating hours. Click here for details.  

Indoor Pools

Open Year-Round. All indoor pools are currently open and will remain open through the summer. 

*Queen Anne Pool will be open with a modified schedule to help support busy Mounger Pool operation due to proximity and shared staffing. Please see the Queen Anne Pool page for details.  

Wading Pools

Opening on various days starting on June 22, see schedule below. 

Wading Pool Address Area Dates Days Hours 
Beacon Hill 1902 13th Ave. S CE 6/26-8/15 Wed/Thurs 12-7pm 
Bitter Lake Community Center 13035 Linden Ave. N NW 6/26-8/16 Wed/Thurs/Fri 12-7pm 
Dahl Playfield 7700 25th Ave. NE NE 6/25-8/15 Tue/Wed/Thurs   12-7pm 
Delridge Community Center 4501 Delridge Way SW   SW 6/26-8/16 Wed/Thurs/Fri 12-5:30pm 
E Queen Anne Playground 160 Howe Street CW 6/24-8/18 Mon/Tue/Sun 12-7pm 
E.C. Hughes Playground 2805 SW Holden St. SW CLOSED FOR REPAIRS Check back for updates.
Gilman Playground 923 NW 54th St. NW 6/28-8/17 Fri/Sat 12-6pm 
Green Lake Park N 73rd St. & W Green Lake Dr. N NW 6/22-9/2 Daily 12-7pm 
Hiawatha Community Center 2700 California Ave. SW SW 6/27-8/17 Thurs/Fri/Sat 12-5:30pm 
Lincoln Park 8600 Fauntleroy Way SW SW 6/22-9/2 Daily 12-7pm 
Peppi’s Playground 3233 E Spruce St.   CE 6/24-8/13 Mon/Tue 12-7pm 
Powell Barnett Park 352 Martin Luther King Way CE 6/26-8/18 Wed-Sun 12-7pm 
Ravenna Park 5520 Ravenna Ave. NE NE 6/28-8/17 Fri/Sat 12-7pm 
Sandel Playground 9053 1st Ave. NW   NW 6/25-8/14 Tue/Wed 12-6:30pm 
Soundview Playfield 1590 NW 90th St.   NW 6/24-8/18 Mon/Sat/Sun   12-7pm 
Van Asselt Community Center 2820 S Myrtle St. SE 6/22-9/2 Daily 12-7pm 
View Ridge Playfield 4408 NE 70th St. NE 6/24-8/18 Mon/Sun 12-7pm   
Volunteer Park 1400 E Galer St.   CE 6/22-9/2 Daily 12-7pm 
Wallingford Playfield 4219 Wallingford Ave. N   NW 6/27-8/17 Thurs/Fri/Sat 12-7pm 

*Magnuson Park wading pool closed due to continued vandalism; South Park wading pool closed due to community center closure and plans to convert to a spraypark.  

Sprayparks

Open 5/25 through 9/2 

A number of Seattle parks have water spray features where you and the kiddos can cool off. We will operate 11 sprayparks this summer, beginning 5/25 until Labor Day. 

These sprayparks will be open from 11 am to 8 pm each day of the week: 

  • Ballard Commons 
  • Beacon Mountain in Jefferson Park 
  • Georgetown Playfield 
  • Highland Park 
  • Judkins Park 
  • Miller Community Center/Playfield 
  • Northacres Park 
  • South Lake Union Park 
  • Yesler Terrace Park 
  • John C. Little Park 
  • Pratt Playground Spraypark 

*Spraypark and wading pool schedules are subject to change (due to weather or damage to the facilities). Check back here for details or follow the SPR Wading Pool Facebook page

Boat Ramps

Currently Open 

There are 7 motorized boat launches within Seattle city limits, and five of them have parking and require permits: Eddie Vine at Golden Gardens; Don Armeni in West Seattle; Stan Sayers, Atlantic St. and Magnuson Park on Lake Washington. Boat launch fees and permit info can be found here

The launches at 14th Ave NW and Sunnyside Ave. N along the Ship Canal have little to no parking, and do not require a permit. 

There are 20+ hand carry boat launches across the city as well. 

Find a boat launch in your area and set sail! 

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