Outdoor Public Pools in Massachusetts

Want to beat the heat by taking a dip in an outdoor pool? Well, you’re in luck because Massachusetts is home to many outdoor public pools which are owned by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

These pools are considered clean and well-maintained public pools. The pools in this article are listed alphabetically by town for your convenience.

Have you been to any of these public pools? Leave a comment below and let us know what you think of them!

The following is a list of outdoor public pools in Mass:

Agawam:

Gerald J. Mason Pool

Address: Maynard St, Agawam, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/gerald-j-mason-memorial-swimming-pool

The Gerald J. Mason Pool is an outdoor public pool in Agawam that features a lifeguard, lockers, restrooms, swim lessons, showers and on-site parking.

Attleboro:

George I. Spatcher Pool:

Address: 79 North Ave, Attleboro, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/george-i-spatcher-memorial-pool

The George I. Spatcher pool is an outdoor public pool in Attleboro that features a lifeguard, picnic tables, restrooms and shaded chairs. The pool is only open to Massachusetts residents and identification is required.

Brighton:

Reilly Memorial Pool:

Address: 355 Chestnut Hill Ave, Brighton, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/reilly-memorial-swimming-pool

The Reilly Memorial Pool is an outdoor public pool in Brighton that features a lifeguard, lockers, restrooms, showers and on-site parking.

Brockton:

Manning Pool:

Address: 470 Forest Ave, Brockton, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/manning-pool

The Manning Pool is an outdoor public pool in Brockton, managed by the City of Brockton, that features a playground, restrooms, shaded seating, a spray deck and on-site parking.

Cambridge:

Francis J. McCrehan Memorial Pool:

Address: 359 Rindge Ave, Cambridge, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/francis-j-mccrehan-memorial-swimming-and-wading-pool

The Francis J. McCrehan Memorial Pool is an outdoor public pool in Cambridge that features a lifeguard, restrooms, swim lessons, spray deck and on-site parking.

Veterans Memorial Pool:

Address: 719 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/veterans-memorial-swimming-pool

The Veterans Memorial Pool is an outdoor public pool at Magazine Beach in Cambridge that features a lifeguard, swim lessons, restrooms and on-site parking.

Chelsea:

Vietnam Veterans Swimming and Wading Pool:

Address: 184 Carter St, Chelsea, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/vietnam-veterans-memorial-swimming-and-wading-pool

The Vietnam Veterans Pool is an outdoor public pool in Chelsea that features a lifeguard, wading pool, restrooms, swim lessons and on-site parking.

Chicopee:

Sara Jane Sherman Memorial Swimming Pool:

Address: 750 Meadow St, Chicopee, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/sara-jane-sherman-memorial-swimming-pool

The Sara Jane Sherman Memorial Swimming Pool is an outdoor public pool in Chicopee that features a lifeguard, lockers, restrooms, showers, swim lessons and on-site parking.

Clinton:

Philip Weihn Pool:

Address: 50 West Boylston St, Clinton, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/philip-j-weihn-memorial-swimming-pool

The Phillip Weihn Pool is an outdoor pubic pool in Clinton that features swim lessons, restrooms and on-site parking.

Everett:

Allied Veterans Memorial Pool:

Address: 65 Elm St, Everett, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/allied-veterans-memorial-swimming-and-spray-deck

The Allied Veterans Memorial Pool is an outdoor public pool in Everett that features a lifeguard, wading pool, restrooms and on-site parking.

Fall River:

Veteran’s Memorial Swimming Pool and Spray Deck:

Address: 339 Eastern Ave, Fall River, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/vietnam-veterans-memorial-swimming-pool-and-spray-deck

The Veteran’s Memorial Swimming Pool is an outdoor public pool in Fall River that features a lifeguard, spray deck, restrooms and on-site parking.

Fitchburg:

Gustave Johnson Memorial Pool:

Address: 35 Wanoosnock Ave, Fitchburg, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/gustave-johnson-memorial-swimming-pool

The Gustave Johnson Memorial Pond is an outdoor public pool in Fitchburg that features a lifeguard, showers, restrooms, swim lessons and on-site parking.

Hyde Park:

Olsen Swimming Pool:

Address: 95 Turtle Pond Parkway, Hyde Park, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/olsen-swimming-pool

The Olsen Swimming Pool is an outdoor public pool in Hyde Park that features a spray deck, restrooms, swim lessons and on-site parking lot.

Lawrence:

Geisler Memorial Swimming Pool:

Address: 50 High St, Lawrence, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/geisler-memorial-swimming-pool

The Geisler Memorial Swimming Pool is an outdoor public pool that features a lifeguard, lockers, showers, restrooms and on-site parking.

Lt. Colonel Edward J. Higgins Pool:

Address: 180 Crawford St, Lawrence, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/lt-colonel-edward-j-higgins-swimming-pool

The Lt. Colonel Edward J. Higgins Pool is an outdoor public pool in Lawrence that features a lifeguard, lockers, showers, restrooms, swim lessons and on-site parking.

Leominster:

Leominster State Swimming Pool:

Address: 111 Viscoloid Ave, Leominster, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/leominster-state-swimming-pool

The Leominster State Swimming Pool is an outdoor public pool in Leominster, managed by the City of Leominster, that features a lifeguard, lockers, restrooms, showers, swim lessons and on-site parking.

Lowell:

Raymond Lord Memorial Pool:

Address: 81 Cross St, Lowell, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/raymond-lord-memorial-swimming-pool

The Raymond Lord Memorial Pool is an outdoor public pool in Lowell that features a lifeguard, lockers, picnic tables, restrooms, showers and on-site parking.

Ludlow:

John F. Thompson Memorial Pool:

Address: 211 Highland Ave, Ludlow, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/john-f-thompson-memorial-swimming-pool

The John F. Thompson Memorial Pool is an outdoor public pool in Ludlow, operated by the Town of Ludlow, that features a lifeguard, concession stand, lockers, restrooms, shaded areas, showers and on-site parking.

Malden:

Lt. Dennic C. Holland Memorial Pool:

Address: 108 Mountain Ave, Malden, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/lt-dennis-c-holland-memorial-swimming

The Lt. Dennis C. Holland Memorial Pool is an outdoor public pool in Malden that features a lifeguard, lockers, playground, restrooms, showers, wading pool and swim lessons. The facility has limited street parking.

Melrose:

Lawrence W. Lloyd Memorial Pool:

Address: 49 Tremont St, Melrose, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/lawrence-w-lloyd-memorial-swimming-pool

The Lawrence W. Lloyd Memorial Pool is an outdoor public pool in Melrose that features a lifeguard, lockers, restrooms, showers, swim lessons and on-site parking.

Milford:

Senator P. Eugene Casey Pool:

Address: 41 Prospect St, Milford, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/sen-p-eugene-casey-memorial-swimming-pool

The Senator P. Eugene Casey Pool is an outdoor public pool in Milford that features a lifeguard, lockers, restrooms, showers, swim lessons and on-site parking.

Roxbury:

Melena A. Cass Memorial Pool:

Address: 120 Martin Luther King Blvd, Roxbury, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/melnea-a-cass-memorial-swimming-pool-and-spray-deck

The Melena A. Cass Memorial Pool is an outdoor public pool in Roxbury that features a lifeguard, recreation center, restrooms, swim lessons and on-site parking.

Somerville:

Latta Brothers Memorial Pool and Spray Deck:

Address: 235 Broadway, Somerville, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/latta-brothers-memorial-swimming-pool-and-spray-deck

The Latta Brothers Memorial Pool and Spray Deck is an outdoor public pool in Somerville that features a lifeguard, wading pool, spray deck, swim lessons, lockers, playground, restrooms, showers, athletic fields and on-site parking.

BU Today named the Latta Brothers Memorial Pool one of the best pools in Boston.

Dilboy Memorial Swimming and Wading Pool:

Address: 110 Alewife Brook Parkway, Somerville, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/dilboy-memorial-swimming-and-wading-pool

The Dilboy Memorial Swimming and Wading Pool is an outdoor public pool in Somerville, managed by the City of Somerville, that features lifeguards, a wading pool, showers, restrooms, athletic fields and on-site parking.

Southbridge:

Andrew J. Petro Pool:

Address: 15 Randolph St, Southbridge, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/andrew-j-petro-swimming-pool

The Andrew J. Petro Pool is an outdoor public pool in Southbridge, managed by the Town of Soutbridge, that features lifeguards, lockers, restrooms, showers and on-site parking.

Springfield:

John H. Thomas Memorial Swimming Pool:

Address: Roosevelt Ave & Blunt Park Road, Springfield, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/john-h-thomas-memorial-swimming-pool

The John H. Thomas Memorial Swimming Pool is an outdoor public pool in Springfield that features lifeguards, picnic tables, restrooms, showers and on-site parking.

Stoneham:

Hall Memorial Pool:

Address: 4 North Border Road, Stoneham, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/hall-memorial-pool

The Hall Memorial Pool is an outdoor public pool in Stoneham, operated by the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham, that features lifeguards, a splash pad, lockers, showers, restrooms and swim lessons.

Waltham:

Connors Memorial Swimming Pool:

Address: 330 River St, Waltham, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/connors-memorial-swimming-pool

The Connors Memorial Swimming Pool is an outdoor public pool in Waltham that features lifeguards, a spray deck, lockers, showers, restrooms, basketball court, shaded benches and on-site parking on River Street.

Watertown:

Clarence W. Dealtry Memorial Pool:

Address: 138 Pleasant St, Watertown, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/clarence-w-dealtry-memorial-swimming-and-wading-pool

The Clarence W. Dealtry Memorial Pool is an outdoor public pool in Watertown that features lifeguards, lockers, showers, restrooms, swim lessons and parking in the lot on the corner of Pleasant Street and Church Lane.

Worcester:

Veteran’s Memorial (Bennett Field) Swimming Pool:

Address: 1260 Main St, Worcester, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/veterans-memorial-bennett-field-swimming-pool

The Veteran’s Memorial Swimming Pool is an outdoor public in Worcester that features a lifeguard, splash pad, swim lessons, showers, restrooms and on-site parking.

Dennis F. Shine Memorial Pool:

Address: 184 Providence St, Worcester, MA

Website: www.mass.gov/locations/dennis-f-shine-memorial-swimming-pool

The Dennis F. Shine Memorial Pool is an outdoor public pool in Worcester that features a lifeguard, playground, athletic fields, shaded rest areas, lockers, showers, restrooms, swim lessons and on-site parking.

Have you been to any of these outdoor public pools? Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

For more fun things to do in summer, check out this article on summer attractions in Massachusetts.

Sources:
Louise, JQ. “9 Best Boston Pools for Cooling Off in the City.” Time Out Magazine, 10 Jan. 2013, timeout.com/boston/things-to-do/best-pools-in-boston
Best Pools in Boston.” BU Today, bu.edu/articles/2022/best-pools-in-boston/

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William Briscoe is a seasoned travel blogger and adventurer based in Massachusetts. With a passion for exploring hidden gems and sharing his travel experiences, Briscoe's website, "Mass Attractions," has become a go-to resource for those seeking seasonal attractions in Massachusetts. In addition to his website, William has contributed travel stories and articles to various travel publications, and his work has been featured in several magazines and online platforms. He also collaborates with tourism boards and travel companies to promote sustainable and responsible travel practices. William enjoys exploring the scenic beauty of New England, spending time with his family and two rescue dogs, and experimenting with classical New England recipes in his kitchen. He holds a degree in English Literature from Boston University, which he believes laid the foundation for his writing skills.

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