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The Great Day One Summer Swimming Pool Guide

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It's summer y'all! Time to retire those fetid little indoor pools for a few months and drag our frolicking selves into the great outdoors. Some of us are totally enamored of the lake beaches and a few of us even have boats and/or seasonal wilderness escapes (no one here at Curbed, mind you). But for a quick, convenient dip or rigorous fitness routine, nothing beats the neighborhood pool. For this special release, we've compiled all of the Chicago Park District's outdoor public pools in a handy-dandy map. Omitted are the dozen or so temporarily closed locations— due to needed repairs or delayed upkeep. Wherever possible we've thrown in user reviews, mostly for color. Pool sizes vary greatly, with a handful of Olympic size pools and a couple "minis". The minis are just for kids 6-12 with parental supervision, and they're basically glorified puddles. If swim hours seem generous, that's because a healthy chunk is often programmed for summer camp usage and/or team sports. Check your pool's specific schedule at the Chicago Park District Site. Here now, celebrating the first full day of summer (before beginning to mourn its end), our public swimming pool guide.

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Ada Park Pool

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Altgeld Park Pool

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Armour Square Park Pool

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Avalon Park Pool

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Avondale Park Pool

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California Park Pool

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Chase Park Pool

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Clark (John) Park Mini Pool

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Columbus Park Pool

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Cornell Square Park Pool

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Davis Square Park Pool

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Douglas Park Pool

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Dvorak Park Pool

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Franklin Park Pool

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Garfield Park Public Pool

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Gompers Park Pool

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Grand Crossing Park Pool

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Hamilton Park Pool

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Holstein Park Pool

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Humboldt Park Pool

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Jefferson Memorial Park Pool

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Kennedy Park Pool

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Lindblom Park Pool

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McKinley Park Pool

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Mount Greenwood Park Pool

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Oakdale Park Pool

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Ogden Park Pool

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Palmer Park Pool

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Piotrowski Park Pool

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Russell Square Park Pool

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Sherman Park Pool

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Smith Park Pool

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Taylor Park Pool

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Trumbull Park Pool

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Tuley Park Pool

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Washington Park Pool

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Wentworth Gardens Mini Pool

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Ada Park Pool

Altgeld Park Pool

Armour Square Park Pool

Avalon Park Pool

Avondale Park Pool

California Park Pool

Chase Park Pool

Clark (John) Park Mini Pool

Columbus Park Pool

Cornell Square Park Pool

Davis Square Park Pool

Douglas Park Pool

Dvorak Park Pool

Franklin Park Pool

Garfield Park Public Pool

Gompers Park Pool

Grand Crossing Park Pool

Hamilton Park Pool

Holstein Park Pool

Humboldt Park Pool

Jefferson Memorial Park Pool

Kennedy Park Pool

Lindblom Park Pool

McKinley Park Pool

Mount Greenwood Park Pool

Oakdale Park Pool

Ogden Park Pool

Palmer Park Pool

Piotrowski Park Pool

Russell Square Park Pool

Sherman Park Pool

Smith Park Pool

Taylor Park Pool

Trumbull Park Pool

Tuley Park Pool

Washington Park Pool

Wentworth Gardens Mini Pool