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Is Your Pool Open This Summer? Check With Our Guide

Wondering if your neighborhood pool is open this summer? We put together a list of all 77 pools and their status.

The outdoor pool at Gage Park sits empty of water on the first day of summer, June 21, 2022.
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CHICAGO — The Park District is set to open 37 pools this summer — but more than half of the city’s public pools won’t be open for the season, officials announced Tuesday.

The district is facing a lifeguard shortage that has made it difficult to hire enough personnel for all Chicago’s beaches and pools. It was unclear for months if any of the city’s public pools would open, but the Park District announced some will open July 5.

Wondering if your neighborhood pool is open? We put together a map and a list of all 77 pools and their status. We’ll update it if more pools open or close.

Here’s the list:

Abbott Pool: Closed

Ada Pool: Closed

Agricultural High School Pool: Closed

Altgeld Park Pool: Closed

Amundsen High School Pool: Closed

Armour Square Pool: Closed

Austin Town Hall Park Pool: Open

Avalon Pool: Open

Avondale Pool: Open

Bessemer Pool: Closed

Blackhawk Pool: Open

Bogan High School Pool: Closed

California Pool: Open

Carver Park Pool: Open

Chase Pool: Open

Clark (John) Park Pool: Closed

Columbus Park Pool: Closed

Cornell Square Park Pool: Closed

Curie High School Pool: Closed

Davis Square Park Pool: Open

Don Nash Community Center Pool: Open

Douglass Pool: Open

Dvorak Park Pool: Closed

Dyett High School Pool: Closed

Ekchart Park Pool: Open

Ellis Park Pool: Open

Fernwood Park Pool: Open

Fosco Park Pool: Open

Foster Pool: Open

Franklin Park Pool: Closed

Fuller Park Pool: Closed

Gage Pool: Closed

Garfield Park Pool: Closed

Gill Pool: Closed

Gompers Park Pool: Open

Grand Crossing Pool: Closed

Hale Pool: Open

Hamilton Pool: Open

Hamlin Pool: Closed

Harris Park Pool: Closed

Harrison Park Pool: Closed

Hayes Pool: Open

Hirsch High School Swimming Pool: Closed

Holstein Pool: Open

Homan Square Park Pool: Open

Humboldt Park Pool: Open

Independence Pool: Closed

Credit: Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago
People swim laps at Welles Park’s indoor pool in June 2022.

Jefferson Memorial Pool: Closed

Kelly High School Pool: Closed

Kennedy Park Pool: Open

Kosciuszko Park Pool: Closed

La Follette Park Pool: Open

Lindblom Pool: Open

Mann Park Pool: Open

Mather High School Pool: Closed

McGuane Park Pool: Open

McKinley Park Pool: Open

Mt. Greenwood Pool: Closed

National Teachers Academy Pool: Closed

Norwood Pool: Open

Oakdale Pool: Closed

Ogden Pool: Open

Palmer Pool: Closed

Ping Tom Memorial Park Pool: Closed

Piotrowski Park Pool: Open

Portage Pool, indoor: Closed

Portage Pool, outdoor: Open

Pulaski Park Pool: Open

Ridge Pool: Closed

Riis Pool: Closed

River Pool: Open

Rosenblum (South Shore High School) Pool: Closed

Russell Square Pool: Closed

Senka (Solorio High School) Pool: Closed

Shabbona Pool: Open

Sheridan Park Pool: Closed

Sherman Pool: Closed

Sherwood (Englewood Technical Prep Academy) Pool: Closed

Smith Park Pool: Closed

Stanton Park Pool: Closed

Sullivan High School Pool: Closed

Taylor Park Pool: Open

Trumbull Pool: Open

Tuley Pool: Closed

Union Park Pool: Closed

Uplift High School Pool: Closed

Washington Pool: Closed

Welles Pool: Closed

Wentworth (Kennedy High School Pool): Closed

Wentworth Gardens Park Pool: Closed

West Pullman Park Pool: Closed

Whitney Young High School Pool: Closed

Wrightwood Pool: Closed

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