Directions and directory:

door of Sci-Tech
Front door of Sci-Tech. Do not use this door to enter the swim pool in times when the school is NOT in session.

Getting to and into the swim pools in large and often locked schools is easier for first-time visitors after reading these insights.

Indoor pools

Facilities in Pittsburgh Public Schools


In Pittsburgh but not PPS

  • Thelma Lovette YMCA (Centre Ave, Hill District)
  • Allegheny YMCA on North Ave on the Northside
  • Sarah Heinz House (Northside)
  • Oliver Bath House (on 10th Street on the South Side)
  • Chatham University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Duquesne University

In Western Pennsylvania, WPIAL pools

Outdoor pools

Citiparks pools


Allegheny County Parks, Wave Pools

  • North Park
  • South Park
  • Settlers Cabin
  • Boyce Park

Outdoors, but not a swim pool

Closed pools


  • Gladstone School
  • Downtown YWCA
  • Ace Hotel in East Liberty
  • CCAC Northside
  • Schenley High School
  • South Vo Tech High School
  • South High School
  • Knoxville School


  • Penn Aqua Club


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3 Replies to “Pools”

  1. More to visit:
    PPS Allegheny Middle School is located on the Northside, directly across the street from the National Aviary. Address: 810 Arch St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Enter the doors to the swim pool by climbing a couple of steps to enter the building and then once inside, go down two floors. The pool and pool locker-rooms is located below the gym.
    Manchester Academic Charter School, uses Sarah Heinz House, Northside, One Heinz Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    Oliver Citywide High School, 2323 Brighton Road, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    Arsenal Middle School, 220 40th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
    Ammon pool, Ammon Recreation Center, Citiparks, 2217 Bedford Ave. Pittsburgh PA 15219
    U-Prep, Milliones, PPS, 3117 Centre Avenue. Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Obama Academy, Peabody, PPS, 515 N. Highland Avenue. Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Westinghouse High School, Westinghouse High School, PPS, 1101 N. Murtland Street. Pittsburgh PA 15208
    Allderdice High School, Allderdive High School, PPS, 2409 Shady Avenue. Pittsburgh PA 15217;
    Brashear High School, 590 Crane Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    Langley High School, 2940 Sheraden Boulevard Pittsburgh, PA 15204.
    Sheridan Pool, Outdoors, Citiparks, 1071 Adon Street, Pittsbrugh, PA 15204
    Homewood Pool, Outdoor, Citiparks, 540 N. Lang Avenue. Homewood 15208;
    Moore Park Pool, Outdoor, Citiparks, 1801 Pioneer Avenue. Brookline 15226;
    Phillips Park Pool, Outdoor, Citiparks, 201 Parkfield Street. Carrick 15210;
    Pittsburgh Classical Academy, Pittsburgh Classical Academy, PPS, 1463 Chartiers Avenue. Pittsburgh PA 15205;
    Carmalt, Carmalt, PPS, 1550 Breining Street. Pittsburgh PA 15226; (Just school without pool.)
    CAPA, CAPA, PPS, 111 Ninth Street. Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15222; (Just school without pool.)
    Sue Murray, Outdoor, Citiparks, 301 Cedar Avenue. North Side 15212;
    West Penn Rec Center Pool, West Penn Rec Center, Citiparks, 450 30th St. Pittsburgh PA 15219;
    Highland Park Pool, Outdoor, Citiparks, 151 Lake Drive. Highland Park 15206;
    North Park Pool, Outdoor, Allegheny County, South Ridge Road. McCandless, PA 15237;
    PPS Faison School, Pittsburgh Public Schools, 7430 Tioga Street Pittsburgh, PA 15208; (School without pool.)
    Other Pools
    North Allegheny Senior High School, 10375 Perry Hwy, Wexford, PA 15090
    JCC Squirrel Hill, 5738 Forbes Avel Pittsburgh, PA 15217 ‎See: http://www.jccpgh.org/squirrel-hill
    JCC Family Park, 261 Rosecrest Drive, Monroeville, PA 15146 ‎See: http://www.jccpgh.org/camp/family_par

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