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Where can I go swimming in metro Atlanta? A quick guide to pools, lakes, and more
Whether you want to cool off with the kids or host a party, there’s a pool for you. What you need to know about Atlanta's public pools, hotel pools, rentable pools, and lakes.
New Westside rooftop pool and bar, L.O.A., offers a “Leave of Absence” without leaving the city
The 38,000-square-foot space at the Interlock will open daily with three unique areas: the Pool, the Restaurant, and the Grove outdoor space. Each has its own bar and distinct food options.
The Airbnb of backyard pools is making a splash in Atlanta
Growing startup Swimply has options from Suwanee to Grant Park and Ellenwood for renting private pools by the hour. Their tagline beckons users to “escape locally” in a time of pandemic lockdown.
Winter Pool Party: Bethesda Park Aquatic Center
There’s nothing like a little hydro-therapy to combat the cold-weather doldrums, and guess what: Not all of our public pools close after Labor Day.
In his short story “The Swimmer,” author John Cheever uses the suburban pool to invoke the cruel passage of time in one man’s mistake-riddled life. Dustin Hoffman’s character in "The Graduate" comically avoids adulthood in the depths of his parents’ pool.
Don’t drink the water
Now that swimming pools are officially open, the CDC has to come out with a study to ruin the fun. Most public pools have E.coli, which indicates fecal matter in the water, either from people having accidents in the pool or from swimmers not showering well enough before they get in the water. Makes you want to dive right in, doesn't it?