The City of Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation will open Jordan and Irving swimming pools for the 2016 season on Saturday, June 11.

“We’re all anticipating a tremendous season,” said Director of the Department of Parks & Recreation Lindsay Taylor.  “Our pools are a great place to get some exercise, cool off and have a lot of fun.”

Daily admission is $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for children ages 4-to-17 at Jordan and Mack pools.  At Irving Pool the cost is $2.00 for anyone age 4 and over.

The pools are open to the public daily from 12 noon until 7pm.

Allentown’s two free spray park locations at Buck Boyle Park and 5th and Allen Street Park opened for weekends on May 28.  They will open daily beginning Saturday, June 11.  Hours are also 12 noon to 7pm.

Mack Pool and its brand new filtration system will open on Saturday, June 18.  Cedar Beach Pool is currently under reconstruction.

Buying a pool pass for the summer is a great, inexpensive way to spend time with your family!  Swim passes are an excellent value.

Season Pass Rates:

Mack & Jordan Pools – $50.00 for City of Allentown residents ages 4-to-59.  Resident Family Passes can also be purchased for $150.00; which includes up to four persons, of which two may be adults. Additional children may be added to a family season pass for $25.00 each. Active military and resident veterans may purchase a discounted season pass for $25.00.

The non-resident season pass fee is $80.00 for individuals ages 4-to-59.  Non-resident seniors age 60+ and non-resident active military and veterans will pay $50.00 for a season pass.  Non-resident families can purchase a season pass for $300 which includes up to four persons, of which two may be adults.

Irving Pool- $20.00 for anyone age 4 and over. These season passes are only valid at Irving Pool.

City of Allentown residents over the age of 59 are eligible for free swimming passes.  In order to claim a pass, senior citizens must come to their local pool with proof of residency and a photo ID.

The city offers group rate season passes for local daycares.  Contact the Department of Parks & Recreation at 610-437-7750 for more information.

Residents are also urged to mark their calendars for the city’s Water Safety Palooza at Mack Pool on Saturday, June 18.  There is free admission to the pool for all participants from 10:00am-2:00pm.  The event stresses water safety, the proper use of water safety equipment and a rescue demonstration, along with information booths, entertainment, prize raffles and more!

For more information on Allentown’s municipal pools or spray parks, season passes and programs, contact the Department of Parks & Recreation at 610-437-7750.

Consult the city’s Adventure Allentown guide or visit  for information on programs and special events at city pools throughout the summer, including Teen Pool Parties and Dip-n-Dance™ programs put together by D.H. Productions.

Information provided by:
Mike Moore
Communications Manager
Mayor’s Office
435 Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101