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Local Pools with Day Passes

These swimming pools, lakes and waterparks let you swim for the day, no membership needed.




A pool membership isn’t a viable option for every family. Luckily, there are several spots to cool off without commitment. Here’s where to go, plus the cost and features of each place.

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Public pools
The city is home to 70 outdoor pools that are free and open to the public.

Bucks County

Neshaminy State Park Pool, Bensalem
Pool with maximum depth of 4.5ft.
Day rate: $10
Season pass: $90, person
Amenities: Snack bar, swim gear for purchase

Nockamixon State Park Pool, Quakertown
Half-acre pool.
Day rate: $3-$15, resident; $3-$20, nonresident
Season pass: $45-$70, resident;  $70-$140, nonresident
Amenities First-aid station, snack bar, waterslides, sprayground

Oxford Valley Pool, Fairless Hills
Fifty-meter pool with maximum depth of 4ft., 3 inches.
Day rate: $6-$7, resident; $12-$14, nonresident
Season pass: $60-$80, resident; $120-$150, nonresident
Amenities: Kiddie pool, waterslide

Chester County

Marsh Creek Park Pool, Downingtown
Half-acre pool.
Day rate: $8, weekday; $9, weekend & holiday
Season pass: $295, 4-person family
Amenities: Pavilion with grill, snack bar

Montgomery County

Fourth Street Pool & White’s Rd. Pool, Lansdale
Borough pools.
Day rate: $10-$12, resident; $14-$16, nonresident; half-price daily after 5pm & Wednesdays
Season pass: $250, 4-person resident family; $390, 4-person nonresident family
Amenities: Snack bar, waterslides, Wi-Fi

Hatfield Aquatic Center, Hatfield
Offers “fitness” and “fun” pools.
Day rate: $5-$15, weekday; $5-$25, weekend & holiday
Season pass: $395, 4-person family
Amenities: Lazy river, snack bar, sprayground, waterslides

South Jersey

CoCo Key Water Resort, Mt. Laurel
Indoor-outdoor waterpark attached to the Hotel ML.
Day rate: $24.99 & up
Annual pass: $64.99
Amenities: Arcade, kiddie pool, lazy river, on-site eateries, waterslides​

Roberts Pool, Collingswoo
d50-meter & 25-meter pools.
Day rate: $10, resident; $20, nonresident
Season pass: $250, resident family; $500, nonresident family
Amenities: Diving board

Sahara Sam’s Oasis, West Berlin
Indoor-outdoor waterpark.
Day rate: $32.99-$36.99
Season pass: $47.99
Amenities: Arcade, kiddie pool, lazy river, on-site eatery & bar, waterslides

Delaware

George Wilson Center and Park Pool & Dickey Park Pool, Newark
Both pools up to 5ft. deep.
Admission: Free
Amenities: None

Killens Pond Water Park, Felton
Pool located within Killens Pond State Park.
Admission: $6-$8, weekday; $8-$10, weekend & holiday
Amenities: Kiddie pool, sprayground, waterslides​

Jungle Jim’s, Rehoboth Beach
State’s largest waterpark.
Day rate: $23-$38
Season pass: $125-$190
Amenities: Kiddie pool, lazy river, sprayground, waterslides​

Lake Como, Smyrna
Swimming area at Main St. & Rte. 13.
Admission: Free
Amenities: Fishing, boat rentals

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