City pools open on Saturday


Beginning this Saturday, June 14th, the City of Richmond’s public pools will open for business. Week day hours are 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Free swim is from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM; adult and family time will be from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Weekend hours are 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Saturdays and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Sundays. The pools will stay open throughout the summer before closing up shop on Labor Day.

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East End

  • Fairmount Pool • 2000 U Street
  • Powhatan Pool • 5051 Northhampton Street
  • Woodville Pool • 2305 Fairfield Avenue


  • Battery Park Pool • 2917 Dupont Circle
  • Calhoun Pool • 436 Calhoun Street
  • Hotchkiss Pool • 701 E. Brookland Park Boulevard


  • Bellemeade Pool • 1800 Lynhaven Avenue
  • Blackwell Pool • 238 E. 14th Street
  • Swansboro Indoor Pool • 3160 Midlothian Turnpike

Carytown/Byrd Park Area

  • Randolph Pool • 1401 Grayland Avenue

For more information on City of Richmond pools (including details on water safety instruction and swim teams), visit the Richmond Parks, Recreation & Community Facilities website.

Photo by: littlefishyjes

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Valerie Catrow

Valerie Catrow is editor of RVAFamily, mother to a mop-topped first grader, and always really excited to go to bed.

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