Pools

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.

Assistance:

Your help is welcome to grow this page and the connecting details. Plug the missing facilities, photos and insights into the comment box at the bottom of this page and that content will get blended into these pages and serve as a guide to help others in the future.

Build A Pool

Attend a conference with Mick and Sue Nelson of USA Swimming, and get insights on how to start the process of building and programming the use of your own pool.
https://www.usaswimming.org/articles-landing-page/2017/03/14/build-a-pool-conferences#

Facilities in Pittsburgh Public Schools

PPS Allegheny Middle School is located on the Northside, directly across the street from the National Aviary. Address: 810 Arch St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. When school is not in session, 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. While school is in session, enter the school via the front doors and walk past the main floor office and down a long hallway to the back of the building and then go down, below the gym.

  • Student Achievement Center, once called Baxter
  • Carrick High School
  • Perry High School
  • Allderdice High School, 2409 Shady Avenue. Pittsburgh PA 15217
  • Westinghouse High School, 1101 N. Murtland Street. Pittsburgh PA 15208
  • Arsenal Middle School, 220 40th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
  • Langley K-8, 2940 Sheraden Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15204.
  • PCA, (Pittsburgh Classical Academy) also called the Gifted Center and Greenway, 1463 Chartiers Avenue. Pittsburgh PA 15205
  • Greenfield School
  • Colfax School

Elsewhere

In Pittsburgh but not PPS

  • Thelma Lovette YMCA (Centre Ave, Hill District)
  • JCC Squirrel Hill, 5738 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15217
  • Allegheny YMCA on North Ave on the Northside
  • Sarah Heinz House (Northside), One Heinz Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • Manchester Academic Charter School, uses 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

  • Ammon Rec Center in Pittsburgh’s Hill District
  • Highland Park Pool, outdoors, regulation 50-meters pool, 151 Lake Drive., Highland Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
  • Sheridan Pool, 1071 Adon Street, Pittsbrugh, PA 15204
  • Homewood Pool, 540 N. Lang Avenue. Homewood 15208
  • Moore Park Pool, 1801 Pioneer Avenue. Brookline 15226
  • Phillips Park Pool, 201 Parkfield Street. Carrick 15210
  • Sue Murray, 301 Cedar Avenue. North Side 15212
  • West Penn Rec Center Pool, 450 30th St. Pittsburgh PA 15219

Beyond

Allegheny County Parks, Wave Pools

  • North Park Pool, outdoors, Allegheny County, South Ridge Road. McCandless, PA 15237
  • South Park
  • Settlers Cabin
  • Boyce Park

Outdoors, but not a swim pool

Closed pools

Indoors

  • PNC YMCA (downtown branch)
  • Gladstone School
  • Downtown YWCA
  • Downtown YMCA on the Blvd of Allies, now Point Park’s building
  • Salvation Army, Downtown had a pool
  • Pittsburgh Athletic Association in Oakland
  • Ace Hotel in East Liberty
  • CCAC Northside
  • Schenley High School
  • South Vo Tech High School
  • South High School in Mt. Washington
  • Connelley School, Bedford Ave
  • Knoxville School
  • McNaugher School in Pittsburgh’s Perry Hilltop Neighborhood
  • Carlow College in Oakland closed its pool at the end of 2017

Outdoors

  • Penn Aqua Club

 

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