Dekalb County Aquatics Summer Opening 2022


DeKalb County Aquatics Office Contact Information:

3263 Chapel St.

Scottdale, GA 30079

Phone: (770) 414-2119



The Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs currently operates six outdoor swimming pools and one splash pad. Aquatic program's are offered by the department and continue to grow at a fast pace. Visitors to our pools will find an array of amenities for both fun and learning. In addition to pool amenity offerings, we offer swim lessons every summer from toddlers to seniors. Participants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The DeKalb County swim season will operate May 28 - August 5. Select pools will remain open on weekends until Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5, 2022. All DeKalb County pools will remain open July 4th and will be FREE admission to all county residents.

Pool Location and Hours             

Closed on Mondays (Tuesday-Saturday 12:00pm-6:00pm) (Sunday 1pm-6pm)

Gresham Pool- 3113 Gresham Rd. Atlanta, Ga 30319,  (404)244-4937

Lithonia Pool- 2501 Park Dr. Lithonia, Ga 30058, (770)484-3051

Medlock Pool - 874 Gaylemont Circle Decatur, Ga 30033, (404)679-5926


Closed on Tuesdays (Mondays, Wednesdays-Saturday 12:00pm-6:00pm) (Sunday 1pm-6pm)

Tobie Grant Pool- 644 Parkdale Dr. Scottdale, Ga, 30079, (404)508-7616

Midway Pool - 3181 Midway Rd. Decatur, Ga 30032, (404)286-3313

Kittredge Pool- 2535 North Druid Hill Rd. Atlanta, 30329, (404) 679-4696  


Splash Pad

(Monday, Wednesdays-Saturdays 10:00am-7:00pm) (Tuesdays & Sundays 12:00pm-7:00pm)

Exchange Splash Pad- 2771 Columbia Dr. Decatur, Ga 30034, (404)687-3430

 Pool Fees

$3) Adults 18 +

$2) Ages (3-18)

(Free) 3 and below

**Children ages 18 and below, must be accompanied by and adult of 18 yrs or older


Swim Lessons Schedule

**Registration will be on site and coordinated with the Pool Manager once pools are open**

Swim Lesson Fee: $60 per session, per participant

  1. Session I – June 6th – June 27th
  2. Session II- July 5th- July 27th


Swim League Registration

**Registration will be on site and coordinated with the Pool Manager once pools are open**

Swim League Fee: $40 per participants

Swim League Dates:

  • June 4th
  • June 25th (County Championship)
  • July 9th (Make-up Date)


Water Aerobics for Seniors 50+

The benefits of exercising in the are endless! Enhance your cardiovascular fitness, improve your muscular endurance  and overall strength. Our water aerobics classes are often performed in chest-deep water. The type of exercise appeals to swimmers and non-swimmers alike. If you think that you are ready to take the plunge, join any of our aerobics classes.


Class Schedule

Saturday's and Wednesday's

Class Fee - $5 per class

Class Time - 10:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m.

Midway Pool - 3181 Midway Rd. Decatur, GA, 30032

Gresham Pool- 3113 Gresham Rd. SE Decatur, GA, 30030


Private Rentals

All pools are available for private rentals. Th pool can be rented before and after public swim hours. All requests for rentals must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event date. Full payment is required in order to secure a reservation for a pool. All payments must be made electronically via Active Net set up through the Aquatics Division.

All rentals are $70 per hour with a minimum of two hours and a maximum of three hours. There is also a $40 refundable clean-up fee. If the age of the patrons of the pool party are 16 and older, a security officer is required to be on site. All security officers must be DeKalb County off-duty police officer at a fee of $45 per hour, per officer. No grilling of any kind is allowed on deck. NO loud or vulgar music is permitted.

Before the rental process can begin all patrons renting the pool must be at least 21 years old and present a valid picture state ID. Rentals available beginning June 1-September 1. NO rentals July 4th. Parties are staffed by certified lifeguards.





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