RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Richmond’s Parks & Recreation is extending hours at four of the seven outdoor swimming pools for the remainder of the outdoor season.

Swimmers can keep cool for more hours on the weekends at Battery Park, Randolph, Blackwell and Powhatan pools. The four facilities will be open on the weekends starting this Saturday, July 30, through the end of the summer from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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Locations of Richmond Public Pools with extended weekend hours:

  • Battery Park, 2719 Dupont Circle
  • Randolph, 1507 Grayland Avenue
  • Blackwell, 238 East 14th Street
  • Powhatan, 1000 Apperson Street

During the week, all outdoor Richmond City public pools are open from 1 p.m. to 8 pm. With open or lap swim most of the time, and adult swim from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Richmond city pools maintaining weekend hours: Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Fairmount, 2000 U Street
  • Hotchkiss, 701 East Brookland Park Boulevard
  • Woodville, 2305 Fairfield Avenue

All of Richmond’s outdoor pools are open through September and close after Labor Day. Admission to all Richmond public pools is free.

More information on Richmond Parks & Recreation aquatics here. Link to register for aquatics classes here.