Athens City Pool

The Athens City Pool features a zero depth entry leisure pool, lap lane pool, a 12-foot diving well wit 2 diving boards, a splash pad, tot pool, and 2 slides that are 24 feet high. 

Other amenities include a party room available for rentals, lockers, family restrooms, and a concession stand. 



Contact Information: 

City of Athens Art, Parks and Recreation Department 
Terri Moore, Director   

 Arts, Parks and Recreation Department Update: Pool Operation - Changes to operational hours, programs and services. 



July 23, 2021

Athens, Ohio Arts, Parks and Recreation Department: Due to a severe shortage of certified lifeguards and the resultant risk to public safety and in consultation with Mayor Steve Patterson and Service Safety Director Tom Pyle, the city of Athens and the Athens Arts, Parks, and Recreation Department announces the following changes to the hours and programming for the Athens City Pool effective July 25, 2021:

Operational Hours: 

Lap Swim: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7:00am – 11:45am. No evening Lap Swim.

July 25th: Open Swim 12:00pm – 7:00pm with capacity at 75. Tot pool and slides will be closed.

July 26th-29th: No Open Swim hours. Splashpad will be open to the public 10:00am-6:00pm. No admission fee.

July 30th and 31st: Open Swim 12:00pm – 7:00pm. No capacity restrictions. All areas of pool open.


Season Pass Holders: If you are a season pass holder, you can request a refund for the remainder of the season by emailing: athensparks& 

We will continue to evaluate staffing levels needed to support facility hours and services, and continue our effort to recruit and recertify lifeguards. 

Our commitment to the health and safety of our patrons, our staff and the entire community is our top priority. The department is hopeful to be able to remain open the remainder of the season, and offer services.  


Please contact the Arts, Parks, and Recreation Department with additional questions or concerns by emailing: athensparks& 

Contact Information

Phone: 740-592-3325

Email: athensparks&

Daily Admission Fees

Category Price
Children (3 and under) Free
Youth (4-17) $5.00
Adult (18-59) $7.00
Senior (60+) $5.00
Adult Lap Swim* $3.00
Silversneakers (must present member #) Free

* Adult lap swim is for 18+ only.

Season Membership Passes

Type Resident* Non-resident
Individual Adult (18+) $140 $190
Individual Youth (4-17) $100 $150
Individual Senior (60+) $100 $150
Household** $190 $240

Splash Passes

Punch Card Visits* Price
20 visits $65
10 visits $40

*To receive resident discount, must show proof of residency within the city of Athens.

**Household membership includes up to 6 people living in the same house. An additional charge of $15 will be added per additional person beyond the first 6. 

*A punch card may be transferred or shared with others. The punch card is the responsibility of the holder and must be presented with each visit. Refunds will not be given for lost or stolen cards, or for any left over balance on a card at the end of the season. Cards from previous seasons are not valid.