Play Swim and Free Swim Schedule

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Open Swim Schedules
Portland Parks & Recreation owns and operates four indoor pools and seven outdoor pools. All indoor and Creston, Grant, Ida B. Wells, Peninsula, Pier and Sellwood outdoor pools are now open for the season. Montavilla outdoor pool will open July 22, 2024. Montavilla Outdoor Pool will open July 22.
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Inclement Weather Policy and Closures
PP&R classes, activities, rentals, and sports events may be canceled due to inclement weather, such as ice, snow, or extreme heat. Call 503-823-2533 or visit portland.gov/parks/closures for the most current information. Some recreation programs may run as conditions and staff availability allow. Safety is a major factor in determining operations at each PP&R facility. PP&R facilities, our social media outlets, and our website will all feature operating information including opening and closing times.


How Play Swim works

Open Swim
Swimming and diving areas are open to all ages. Non-Swimmers and children under 48 inches in height must have a parent or guardian, age 16 or older, in the water within arm's reach at all times. All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult or responsible person over the age of 16 IN THE FACILITY at all times.

Family Swim
Recreational swim for parents and children. Enjoy the shallow water, playmats, water basketball, and more. Children under 16 years old must be accompanied in the water by a parent or guardian. Non-swimmers and children under 48” in height must have a parent or guardian in the water within arm's reach at all times. Single adults and tots two years and younger are welcome.

Adult/Preschool Swim
Enjoy the pool with a younger crowd. Children must be 5 years and under. Parent or guardian must accompany children in the water. Life jackets are available for non-swimmers.

  • For your safety, please follow all posted pool rules and directions from the aquatic staff. 
  • Children under 48” tall and non-swimmers (including children in lifejackets), must have a parent or guardian, age 16 or older, in the water within arm's reach at all times.
  • Certain amenities may be unavailable for safety or staffing reasons. Thank you in advance for your continued patience as we resume indoor aquatic programming. 
  • Admission is first-come, first-serve. Pool capacities may be limited and will vary based on current staffing levels. Thank you for your patience.  
  • All persons admitted onto the pool deck must pay admission, even if they are not getting in the water.
  • Lifejackets are available, but noodles, mats, inner tubes will not be provided. You are welcome to bring your own small (infant/toddler size) float rings, diving rings, noodles. No large floats, please.

New Policies beginning June 20

  • During play swims, all swimmers wishing to swim in the deep end or lap pool will be REQUIRED TO PASS A SWIM TEST and wear a wristband indicating they are approved to be in the deep end. Non-swimmers and those without a wristband will be asked to move to shallow areas.
  • Life jackets are NOT PERMITTED down the big slides or in the deep end. Life jackets are available to borrow and use during swims. If you need help fitting a life jacket, please ask a staff member.

Accessibility Notes

We have chair lifts with straps available at the following pools:

  • Creston Outdoor Pool* - lifts available for access to full pool
  • East Portland Community Center Pool - lifts available on Lap pool, Leisure pool and spa
  • Grant Outdoor Pool* - lifts available for access to full pool
  • Ida B. Wells Outdoor Pool* - lifts available on lap pool
  • Matt Dishman Community Center Pool - lifts available on Lap pool and spa
  • Montavilla Outdoor Pool* - lifts available for access to full pool
  • Mt Scott Community Center Pool - Closed for renovations
  • Peninsula Outdoor Pool * - lifts available for access to full pool
  • Pier Outdoor Pool* - lifts available for access to full pool
  • Southwest Community Center Pool - lifts available on Lap pool and spa

The following pools have a zero depth entry into the leisure pool, and a pool-accessible wheelchair is available for pool visitors to use: 

  • East Portland Community Center Pool - pool-accessible wheelchair available on Leisure pool
  • Ida B. Wells Outdoor Pool- pool-accessible wheelchair available on Leisure pool
  • Mt. Scott Community Center Pool - Closed for renovations
  • Sellwood Outdoor Pool*
  • Southwest Community Center Pool - pool-accessible wheelchair available on Leisure pool

*Outdoor pools are open seasonally June - August. Montavilla Pool opens July 22, 2024.


Access Discount Program - Reduced Pricing

Thanks to the Parks Local Option Levy, Portland residents can get a discount on program and activity fees. Use the discount for community center and pool admission, preschool and after-school programs, classes, camps, swim lessons, and more.

To get a discount, first register for the Access Discount Program, select a discount amount, and then use it for select activities. No proof of income is required. Discount is valid for 12 months from registration date. Go to any community or arts center for more information about how to register.

Choose a discount: 25, 50, 75, or 90%

Learn more about the Access Discount Program 


Admission and Passes

The fees listed reflect pricing for City of Portland residents. Non-residents are charged more to account for City of Portland taxes that support Portland Parks & Recreation.

  • Pool capacities may be limited due to the nationwide lifeguard shortage.
  • Little ones aged 0-2 are FREE.

Drop-In Admission (indoor pools: East Portland, Matt Dishman, Southwest)

  • Youth (age 3-12): $4
  • Teen (age 13-17): $5
  • Adult (age 18-59): $6
  • Senior (age 60+): $5

Drop-In Admission (outdoor pools: Creston, Grant, Montavilla, Peninsula, Pier, Sellwood)

  • Youth (age 3-17): $4
  • Adult (age 18-59): $5
  • Senior (age 60+): $4.75

Drop-In Admission (outdoor pool: Ida B. Wells)

  • Youth (age 3-17): $5
  • Adult (age 18-59): $6
  • Senior (age 60+): $5.75 

20-Visit Pass (indoor pools: East Portland, Matt Dishman, Southwest)

  • Youth (age 3-12): $77
  • Teen (age 13-17): $85
  • Adult (age 18-59): $106
  • Senior (age 60+): $85
  • Senior Couple (both age 60+): $85 

20-Visit Pass (outdoor pools: Creston, Grant, Montavilla, Peninsula, Pier, Sellwood)

  • Youth (age 3-17): $68
  • Adult (age 18-59): $85
  • Senior (age 60+): $80.75 

20-Visit Pass (outdoor pool: Ida B. Wells)

  • Youth (age 3-17): $85
  • Adult (age 18-59): $102
  • Senior (age 60+): $98 

Month Pass (indoor pools: East Portland, Matt Dishman, Southwest)

  • Youth (age 3-12): $29
  • Teen (age 13-17): $33
  • Adult (age 18-59): $41
  • Senior (age 60+): $33
  • Senior Couple (both age 60+): $49
  • Family: $66

Seasonal Pass (outdoor pools: Creston, Grant, Montavilla, Peninsula, Pier, Sellwood)

(price pro-rated monthly)

  • Youth (age 3-17): $76
  • Adult (age 18-59): $95
  • Senior (age 60+): $90
  • Family: $154

Seasonal Pass (outdoor pool only: Ida B. Wells)

(price pro-rated monthly)

  • Youth (age 3-17): $95
  • Adult (age 18-59): $114
  • Senior (age 60+): $109
  • Family: $183

Creston Outdoor Pool 

SE 44th Avenue and Powell Blvd   |   503-823-3672

  • Monday
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim (free of charge)
  • Tuesday
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Wednesday
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Thursday
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Friday
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Saturday***
    10:30am–12:30pm**—Family Swim*
    1:00–5:00pm—Open Swim
  • Sunday***
    10:30am–12:30pm—Family Swim*
    1:00–5:00pm—Open Swim

*Family Swim: Children under 16 years of age must be supervised by a parent or guardian in the water. Takes place on the shallow side only. 

** No family swim from 10:30am-12:30pm on 7/6 due to a swim meet

***For weekend Play swim hours: The pool will close from 12:301:00pm for Lifeguard breaks and everyone will be required to leave and get back in line if they would like to continue swimming during Open Swim.


East Portland Indoor Pool

740 SE 106th Avenue |  503-823-3450
 

*The shark slide is closed due to needed repairs. It will re-open once the repairs are complete.

  • Monday 
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim  
  • Tuesday 
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim  
  • Thursday 
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim  
  • Friday
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim  
  • Saturday**
    9:30–11:30am—Family Swim* 
    12:00–2:00pm—Open Swim
    2:30–4:30pm—Open Swim  
  • Sunday**
    9:30–11:30am—Family Swim* 
    12:00–2:00pm—Open Swim
    2:30–4:30pm—Open Swim  

*Family Swim: Children under 16 years of age must be supervised by a parent or guardian in the water. 

**For weekend Play swim hours: The leisure pool will close from 11:30am-12:00pm & 2:002:30pm for Lifeguard breaks and everyone will be required to leave and get back in line if they would like to continue swimming during Open Swim.


Grant Outdoor Pool 

2300 NE 33rd Avenue   |   503-823-3674

  • Monday
    1:00–3:00pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Tuesday
    1:00–3:00pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Wednesday
    1:00–3:00pm—Open Swim (free of charge)
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim 
  • Thursday
    1:00–3:00pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Friday
    1:00–3:00pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Saturday
    11:15am–1:00pm***—Adult/Preschool Swim*
    1:15–4:15pm—Open Swim
    4:30–6:00pm—Family Swim**
  • Sunday
    11:15am–1:00pm—Adult/Preschool Swim*
    1:15–4:15pm—Open Swim
    4:30–6:00pm—Family Swim**

*Adult/Preschool Swim: Children must be 5 years and under. Parent or guardian must accompany children in the water. Takes place on the shallow side only.

**Family Swim: Children under 16 years of age must be supervised by a parent or guardian in the water. Takes place on the shallow side only. 

*** No adult/preschool swim from 11:15am-1:00pm on 7/13 & 8/10 due to a swim meet


Ida B. Wells Outdoor Pool 

1151 SW Vermont Street   |   503-823-3680

  • Monday
    12:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Tuesday
    12:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Wednesday
    12:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Thursday
    12:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Friday
    12:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Saturday
    12:00–6:00pm—Open Swim
  • Sunday
    ​​​​​​​12:00–​​​​​​​6:00pm—Open Swim

Matt Dishman Indoor Pool 

77 NE Knott Street | 503-823-3673

  • Monday
    1:00–4:00pm—Open Swim
  • Tuesday
    1:00–4:00pm—Open Swim
  • Wednesday
    Staff in-service every Wednesday - No Play Swims available
  • Thursday
    1:00–4:00pm—Open Swim
  • Friday
    1:00–4:00pm—Open Swim
  • Saturday
    11:30am-1:00pm —Family Swim*
    1:00–4:30pm—Open Swim
  • Sunday
    8:00am - 12:00pm —Family Swim*
    12:00–2:30pm—Open Swim

*Family Swim: Children under 16 years of age must be supervised by a parent or guardian in the water. 


Montavilla Outdoor Pool – Opens July 22

8219 NE Glisan   |   503-823-3675

  • Monday
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Tuesday
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim (free of charge)
  • Wednesday
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Thursday
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Friday
    1:00–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Saturday***
    11:00am–12:30pm**—Family Swim*
    1:00–5:00pm—Open Swim
  • Sunday***
    11:00am–12:30pm—Family Swim*
    1:00–5:00pm—Open Swim

*Family Swim: Children under 16 years of age must be supervised by a parent or guardian in the water. 

** No family swim from 11:00am-12:30pm on 7/27 due to a swim meet

***For weekend Play swim hours: The pool will close from 12:301:00pm for Lifeguard breaks and everyone will be required to leave and get back in line if they would like to continue swimming during Open Swim.


Peninsula Outdoor Pool 

700 N Rosa Parks Way   |   503-823-3677

  • Monday
    1:00–3:45pm—Open Swim
    6:45–8:00pm—Family Swim*
  • Tuesday
    1:00–​​​​​​​3:45pm—Open Swim (free of charge)
    6:45–8:00pm—Open Swim 
  • Wednesday
    1:00–​​​​​​​3:45pm—Open Swim
    6:45–8:00pm—Family Swim*
  • Thursday
    1:00–​​​​​​​3:45pm—Open Swim
    6:45–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Friday
    1:00–​​​​​​​3:45pm—Open Swim
    6:45–8:00pm—Family Swim*
  • Saturday
    1:00–5:00pm—Open Swim
  • Sunday
    ​​​​​​​1:00–​​​​​​​5:00pm—Open Swim

*Family Swim: Children under 16 years of age must be supervised by a parent or guardian in the water. 


Pier Outdoor Pool 

9341 North St. Johns   |   503-823-3678

  • Monday
    1:30–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Tuesday
    1:30–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Family Swim* 
  • Wednesday
    1:30–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Thursday
    1:30–3:30pm—Open Swim (free of charge)
    6:30–8:00pm—Family Swim*
  • Friday
    1:30–3:30pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Saturday**
    11:00am–1:00pm—Family Swim*
    1:30–5:00pm—Open Swim
  • Sunday**
    ​​​​​​​11:00am–1:00pm—Family Swim*
    1:30–5:00pm—Open Swim

*Family Swim: Children under 16 years of age must be supervised by a parent or guardian in the water.  Shallow side only during Saturday and Sunday Family Swim.

**For weekend Play swim hours: The pool will close from 1:001:30pm for Lifeguard breaks and everyone will be required to leave and get back in line if they would like to continue swimming during Open Swim.


Sellwood Outdoor Pool 

7951 SE 7th Avenue   |   503-823-3679

  • Monday
    1:00–3:00pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Tuesday
    1:00–3:00pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Wednesday
    1:00–3:00pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim (free of charge)
  • Thursday
    1:00–​​​​​​​3:00pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Friday
    1:00–​​​​​​​3:00pm—Open Swim
    6:30–8:00pm—Open Swim
  • Saturday**
    10:30am–12:30pm—Family Swim*
    1:00–5:00pm—Open Swim
  • Sunday**
    ​​​​​​​10:30am–12:30pm—Family Swim*
    1:00–​​​​​​​5:00pm—Open Swim

*Family Swim: Children under 16 years of age must be supervised by a parent or guardian in the water. 

**For weekend Play swim hours: The pool will close from 12:301:00pm for Lifeguard breaks and everyone will be required to leave and get back in line if they would like to continue swimming during Open Swim.


Southwest Indoor Pool

6820 SW 45th Avenue  |   503-823-2840

  • Monday
    12:15–2:00pm—Senior/Adaptive Swim 
    2:30-4:00pm—Open Swim
  • Tuesday**
    12:30–2:00pm—Family Swim*
    2:30-4:00pm—Open Swim
  • Wednesday
    12:15–2:00pm—Senior/Adaptive Swim 
    2:30-4:00pm—Open Swim
  • Thursday**
    12:30–2:00pm—Family Swim*
    2:30-4:00pm—Open Swim
  • Friday**
    12:30–2:00pm—Family Swim*
    2:30-4:00pm—Open Swim
  • Saturday
    12:00–2:00pm—Open Swim
  • Sunday***
    9:00–11:00am—Family Swim*
    11:30am–1:30pm— Youth Adaptive Swim
    2:00–4:00pm—Open Swim

*Family Swim: Children under 16 years of age must be supervised by a parent or guardian in the water.

**For Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday Play swim hours: The leisure pool will close from 2:002:30pm for Lifeguard breaks and everyone will be required to leave and get back in line if they would like to continue swimming during Open Swim.

Location

East Portland Indoor Pool

Swim Pool (Indoor)
Park Location or Entrance
740 SE 106th Avenue
Portland, OR 97216

Matt Dishman Indoor Pool

Swim Pool (Indoor)
Park Location or Entrance
77 NE Knott Street
Portland, OR 97212

Mt. Scott Indoor Pool

Swim Pool (Indoor)
Park Location or Entrance
Mt. Scott Community Center and Indoor Pool is closed for extensive renovation. Please visit other PP&R locations.
5530 SE 72nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97206

Southwest Indoor Pool

Swim Pool (Indoor)
Park Location or Entrance
6820 SW 45th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219

Creston Outdoor Pool

Swim Pool (Outdoor)
Park Location or Entrance
SE 44th Avenue and Powell Blvd
Portland, OR 97206

Grant Outdoor Pool

Swim Pool (Outdoor)
Park Location or Entrance
NE 33rd Avenue and US Grant Place
Portland, OR 97212
Park Location or Entrance
1151 SW Vermont Street
Portland, OR 97219

Montavilla Outdoor Pool

Swim Pool (Outdoor)
Park Location or Entrance
8219 NE Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97220

Peninsula Outdoor Pool

Swim Pool (Outdoor)
Park Location or Entrance
700 N Rosa Parks Way
Portland, OR 97217

Pier Outdoor Pool

Swim Pool (Outdoor)
Park Location or Entrance
N Seneca Street and St. Johns Avenue
Portland, OR 97203

Sellwood Outdoor Pool

Swim Pool (Outdoor)
Park Location or Entrance
7951 SE 7th Avenue
Portland, OR 97202