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Upper Arlington owns and operates the community’s three outdoor swimming pools – Tremont Pool, Devon Pool and the Reed Road Water Park. The pools are open for operation each summer from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. Season memberships can be purchased beginning March 1 at 6 am. Daily admission passes are also available.

In the fall, winter and spring, the Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation Department uses the High School Natatorium for Sunday Open Swim.

Explore each pool page for pictures, details, location, hours of operation, pool amenities and additional resources.

A new service is now available if you want to be kept up to date on pool and tennis weather closings and special events. Join us on and you will receive a text or email with up to date information. To join:

  • Devon Pool Remind text @devonpo to 81010
  • Reed Road Water Park Pool Remind text @reedroa to 81010
  • Tremont Pool Remind text @tremontpo to 81010
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Swim Team

The Precompetitive Swim Teams will be coached by instructors from SafeSplash Swim School.

  • Practices will be from 8-8:45 am Monday-Thursday beginning June 10 through July 18.
  • Swim team members learn and refine the basic competitive swimming strokes.
  • All swim team members must be able to swim one length of the lap lanes without stopping.
  • Pre-competitive Swim Team is FREE to all season pass holders.
  • Register for Pre-competitive Swim Team with the pool manager.

Swim meets are held at Tremont Pool. Tremont Pool closes at 5 pm on swim meet nights to allow for set-up. Swim meets start promptly at 6 pm. Warm-ups begin at 5:30 pm and end at 5:50 pm.

June 27: Devon & RRWP at Tremont 6:00 p.m. Rain Date: July 1
July 18: Devon & RRWP at Tremont 6:00 p.m. Rain Date: July 22

Swim Lessons

2019 Swim Lesson Registration opens on March 1, 2019 at 6 am. Cost per class is $85.

Swim lessons are to be taught by the Safe Splash Swim School. The Safe Splash staff of qualified instructors will offer a comprehensive lesson program that will provide a positive and fun learning environment for your child.

First Day Checklist:

  1. Swimmers must have a swim suit, towel, goggles, and if their hair is longer than chin length we recommend you bring a swim cap
  2. Make sure to arrive 10-15 minutes on your first day
  3. Make sure to check-in with the deck supervisor so that they can assist in getting your swimmer to the correct class
  4. Have fun!!!!

Beginner 1: Swimmers learn the basic safety skills, breath control, independent floating, as well as the beginning movements for freestyle and backstroke.

Beginner 2: Swimmers develop basic freestyle and independent backstroke skills and build water safety.

Beginner 3: Swimmers begin to learn freestyle side breathing with assistance, develop backstroke technique and build on water safety skills.

Intermediate 1: Swimmers learn independent freestyle side breathing, develop backstroke technique and endurance, and are introduced to the breaststroke kick.

Intermediate 2: Swimmers continue developing freestyle and backstroke technique and endurance, learn the complete breaststroke and are introduced to the butterfly kick.

Intermediate 3: Swimmers learn the full butterfly stoke and continue to refine technique and build endurance for all four strokes.

Advanced: Swimmers focus on improving technique and gaining endurance and develop competition skills.

Swimming Sessions: Classes meet Monday-Thursday and feature a 1:4 instructor/student ratio. Cost per class is $85

  • Session I – June 3-13
  • Session II – June 17-27
  • Session III – July 8-18
  • Session IV – July 22-Aug 1

Links to Pool Curriculum and Sessions



Registration Options:

  • Online: Click here to purchase or renew your pass online.
  • In Person: Office hours are 8 am to 5 pm weekdays. An overnight drop-box is available in the parking lot behind the Municipal Services Center.
  • Pass Pick-Up: Passes are NOT mailed. Passes may be picked up in person at Devon Pool, Reed Road Water Park, Tremont Pool, or the Northam Park Tennis Courts when those facilities open for the season.

Pass Cards: As a convenience for our customers we moved to a keyfob pass system in 2016. For returning passholders, your key fob that you received since 2016 will be used as your pass. New passholders will be issued one keyfob per pass holder for all Parks & Recreation services (Pool, Tennis, Day Camp). When you register for a pass you will be asked to indicate which location you would like to pick up your new keyfob.

Junior (Tennis only - Precompetitive 18 yrs & under)$135$165
Junior (Tennis only - Youth Beginner)$50
Individual Pass$115$225$275
Family of 2$165$300$375
Family of 3$220$400$500
Family of 4$260$450$570
Add-on 5+$30$35$35
Senior Individual$95$200$235
Senior Family of 2$135$250$305
Residents must live or work in Upper Arlington. Please provide a copy of a utility bill, lease, deed, pay stub or Tax record. Family = A maximum of two adults and/or their dependent children. All pass holders must live at the same address.
Junior (Tennis only - Precompetitive 18 yrs & under)$205$250
Junior (Tennis only - Youth Beginner)$75
Individual Pass$175$340$415
Family of 2$250$450$565
Family of 3$330$600$745
Family of 4$370$675$835
Add-on 5+$45$50$50
Senior Individual$145$300$355
Senior Family of 2$195$375$460
Family = A maximum of two adults and/or their dependent children. All pass holders must live at the same address.
Daily - August 15-September 7ClosedClosed$6 weekday
$12 weekend
Evenings-after 7 pm$3$6$6NA
2 Years & UnderFreeFreeFreeNA
Note: Daily admission fees may not be applied to the cost of a season pass. Due to Tremont Pool closing at 8 pm on Fridays and Reed Road Water Park closing at 8 pm on Saturdays, the evening rates are in effect from 6-8 pm on those evenings.
*Guests are limited to four(4) visits per individual per year. Northam Park Tennis is a "no cash" facility. All membership and daily admission fees must be paid by credit card (VISA, Master Card and Discover Card).

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In the event of rain, camps and swim lessons will not be canceled. If lightning is spotted by lifeguards, the pool will be evacuated and will partake in a 30 minute delay beginning from the last sighting. Prolonged delays could result in a rescheduling. Camps can meet indoors.

In public parks, dogs must be on a leash from 8 am to 8 pm during Daylight Savings Time and 8 am to 5 pm during Eastern Standard Time. At all other hours, dogs must still be under control by the owner. Additional responsible pet ownership guidelines can be found by linking to our Animal Control page.

Pool passes are not prorated.

Private lessons are available through Safe Splash, the company that operates our lesson program. Their contact information is available on the Parks & Recreation section of our website.

The Amelita Mirolo Barn is not available online for reservation. Contact Parks & Recreation Department at 614-583-5330 or for reservations.

Sand volleyball courts are available for rent by calling the Parks & Recreation Office at 614-583-5300 located at Reed Road Park by the shelter house. Available for use 7 am-11 pm. Athletic fields are available for rent beginning mid-April, by calling Mac Kinney at 614-583-5057. Shelter houses at Thompson, Fancyburg, and Reed Road parks are available to individuals and organizations by rental only.

Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation does not have an indoor pool. The Department does use the High School natatorium. The indoor pool is only available for swim meets and Sunday Swim lessons. Sunday Swim lessons are for children of 4 years of age and older.

The City offers a Community CPR training program, certified Heartsaver CPR/AED, through LifeLong Learning & Leisure with the Parks & Recreation Department – Activity Registration at 614-583-5333. For the basics of CPR or healthcare provider courses, please contact Firefighter/Paramedic Mindy Gabriel at
614-583-5352 or

Categories: EMS, Parks & Recreation

Reed Road: 614-451-4143 Thompson Park Shelter: 614-451-5413 Barrington School Cafeteria: 614-487-5180 ext. 5030 A Camp Counselor should be ready to pick up the phone for you to answer any questions. If no one is available, you can contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 614-583-5300

While volunteer positions on Boards and Commissions have set terms, vacancies periodically arise at other times. You can watch for calls for applications via local media, or you can submit an application for a Board or Commission that interests you at any time. The City Clerk’s Office keeps applications on file for 3 years.

Our online registration system will tell you how many days are left. You can ask a camp counselor at your designated day camp to look this up for you when checking a child in/out or you can contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 614-583-5300.

Safety Town is coordinated by the Police Division, in cooperation with the Fire Division and Parks & Recreation Department. Program details can be found in the Spring/Summer Parks & Recreation catalog or by visiting the Police Division – Support Services Bureau section of our website.

This cannot be done online. The first step in switching an activity would be to call the Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation division at 614-583-5300. A staff member can assist you in switching activities. Please have ready the name of both the activity being dropped and the activity that you wish to enroll. Having the activity number on hand is not necessary, but is much appreciated in completing the switch.

Upper Arlington city pools offer both residential and non-residential season passes that are usable for the summer season at all three pool facilities. Prices are less expensive for residents. The cost of passes depends on the family size and prices are available any of our pools or tennis pages under the City Facilities section of the website; daily admission fees are also available.

In the event of rain, the pools will remain open during their regular operating hours. If lightning is spotted, the pool is evacuated for a 30 minute period for safety – this does not close the pool.

Enrollment into the next session of swim lessons is dependent upon the availability of open positions. Your child may sign up for lessons if an opening is available.

Visit our Places page for details on City building address, maps & directions, phone numbers and hours of operation.

Registration for activities can be completed online at the website below:

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REGULAR SEASON: May 25-August 14
Monday-Thursday11 am-Sunset*11 am-9 pm11 am-9 pm
Friday10 am-Sunset*10 am-9 pm10 am-8 pm
Saturday10 am-Sunset*10 am-8 pm10 am-9 pm
SundayNoon-Sunset*Noon-9 pmNoon-9 pm
*9 pm or Sunset, whichever is earlier. • Available for private rentals.
BACK TO SCHOOL: August 15-September 2
Monday-FridayClosedClosed1-8 pm
Saturday, Sunday & HolidaysClosedClosedNoon-8 pm
EXTENDED SEASON: September 3-7
Monday-FridayClosedClosed1-8 pm
Saturday-SundayClosedClosedNoon-8 pm
ADULT LAP SWIM: May 25-August 14
Lap lanes are available during open swim times. Free with admission.
Monday-Friday10-11 am10-11 am10-11 am
Saturday9-10 am9-10 am9-10 am
Take a walk in our Reed Road Water Park current channel for a low-impact workout. Free with admission.
Monday-FridayNA8-11 amNA
Friday-SaturdayNA9-10 amNA
EARLY BIRD SWIM: May 25-August 14
Get an early start to the day with a morning swim without the worry of dodging younger patrons. Free with admission.
Monday-Saturday (no Holidays)NANA6:30-8 am
Rest periods are on the :45 of each hour and are 15 minutes in length (i.e. from 11:45 am to Noon). All children under the age of 18 years must exit the water and remain away from the side of the pools.


6:30-8 am6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes
8-9 am6 Lap Lanes
9-10 am6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes
10-11 am6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap Lanes6 Lap LanesDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving + 2 Lap Lanes
11-NoonDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving/Deep Water Swim
Noon-7 pmAlternating hours between Diving/Climbing Wall and Diving/Deep Water Swim. Noon starts with Diving/Climbing Wall.
7-8 pmDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving/Deep Water SwimDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving/Deep Water SwimDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving/Deep Water SwimDiving/Deep Water Swim
8-9 pmDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving/Climbing WallDiving + 2 Lap LanesDiving/Climbing WallDiving + 2 Lap LanesPRIVATE RENTAL available 8:15-10:15 pmDiving/Climbing Wall


Friday, June 14Pool stays open at 7 pm for Swim Under the Stars (7-10 pm)
Wednesday, June 19Pool closes at 8 pm for Middle School Night (8:30-10:30 pm) - no rain date
Thursday, June 27Pool closes at 5 pm for Pre-competitive Swim Meet. Rain date: Monday, July 1
Thursday, July 4Pool closed due to Northam Park firework
Friday, July 5Pool opens at 1 pm due to Northam Park firework cleanup
Thursday, July 18Pool closes at 5 pm for Pre-competitive Swim Meet. Rain date: Monday, July 22
Saturday, July 20Pool stays open at 7 pm for Swim Under the Stars (7-10 pm)
Wednesday, July 31Pool closes at 8 pm for Middle School Night (8:30-10:30 pm) - no rain date
Wednesday, August 14Pool closed for seasonPool closed for season
Saturday, September 7Pool closed for season

2019-20 INDOOR SWIM SEASON: October 6, 2018-May 3, 2019

The Upper Arlington Aquatics Division is again offering the Sunday Swim at the Upper Arlington High School Natatorium, 1650 Ridgeview Rd. Located on the corner of Ridgeview and Mt. Holyoke, the entrance to the pool is conveniently located in the Mt. Holyoke Rd parking lot. The Natatorium offers 6 lanes with a 25-yard distance.


Sunday: 1-3 pm
Exclusions: When UA Schools are not in session or the UA Swim Club hosts an age-group swim meet.  And these dates: 11/3, 12/8, 12/22, 12/29, 1/5, 2/16, 3/15, 3/22 and 4/12.


Passes can be purchased at the UAHS Natatorium.

Individual Pass (3 years & older): $20
Family Pass (2 or more household members): $40
Daily Admission: $3

Individual Pass (3 years & older): $27
Family Pass (2 or more household members): $54
Daily Admission: $4

Senior Citizen with Golden Buckeye Cards: Free (daily, resident & non-resident)

Children 2 Years & Under: Free (daily, resident & non-resident)

Guest Pass:
An Upper Arlington Season Aquatic Pass holder may purchase a Guest Pass for $100. The Guess Pass allows 20 guest visits to Devon Pool or 10 guest visits to Reed Road Water Park. The pass holder must accompany the guest to the pool for each visit. Good only for the season it is purchased with no refunds for unused visits. Must be purchased at the Parks and Recreation Department or online. Northam Park Tennis Court: $10 per person/day. Guests are limited to four(4) visits per individual per year.

Season Pass Definitions:
UA Resident - An individual who either lives or works in Upper Arlington. A copy of a utility bill, lease, deed, pay stub or tax record may be requested for verification.
Dependent Children - An unmarried person who is under 24 years of age who is currently living at home. Or a foster child who is currently living in the home, verification may be required.

NEW - Pass Holder ID:
The Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation Department is transitioning from a pass holder card to a pass holder key fob. the key fob will allow a pass holder to use one ID for swimming, tennis and other Parks & Recreation programming. Pass holders may pick up their key fob at the Upper Arlington Parks & Recreation office, Devon Pool, Reed Road Water Park, Northam Tennis Courts or Day Camp.

Pass Holder Pictures:
All pass holders are to have their photo taken for identification purposes either at the Parks and Recreation office, any of the three swimming facilities or the Northam Park Tennis Courts.

Hardship Termination:
All swimming and tennis membership pass sales are final except when hardship criteria can be documented. Requests for Hardship Terminations are evaluated on a case-by-case basis and must be submitted in writing to the Aquatics and Tennis Manager. Season pass fees may be refunded or issued as a credit voucher are are prorated from the start of the season regardless of use. Requests will not be accepted after August 31. A $5 processing fee is accessed on all hardship requests upon approval.

One or more of the following criteria must be met to qualify for a Hardship Termiation:

  • Personal medical condition - provide a physician's statement on the physician's office letterhead stating the medical condition, date of condition and specifics of restrictions.
  • Relocation - outside a 25-mile radius of the Municipal Services Center - provide proof of relocation (deed or lease agreement).
  • Patron death - provide a copy of Death Certificate or obituary.

Children Under 10 Years:
All children under 10 years of age must be accompanied and supervised by a paying parent or qualified caregiver.

Severe Weather:
In case of severe weather conditions, the City of Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to limit the use or close swimming facilities and tennis courts. If lightning, thunder or severe weather is in the area, the following procedures will be followed:

  • All pool, deck and court areas will be evacuated completely. Patrons must exit the facility and seek shelter for their safety.
  • During a National Weather Service severe storm warning the facility will remain closed until the severe storm warning expires.
  • The National Weather Service considers a thunderstorm ended 30 minutes after the last thunder and/or lightning. At that time patrons will be allowed to re-enter the facility.
  • If the severe weather persists, or weather radar indicates severe weather throughout the day, the Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to close facilities or limit their use.

Cold Weather:
If the projected high temperature for the day is below 70 degrees the City of Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to limit the use or close facilities. All three facilities will be closed if the projected high temperature for the day is below 60 degrees.

Rain Checks:
Refunds are not available to daily admissions during severe weather and unforeseen emergencies. However, rain checks will be issued to a guest who has been at a pool facility less than two (2) hours or at the tennis courts less than one (1) hour. When requesting a rain check the guest must provide a receipt as proof of payment of the daily admission fee.


Reserve your party now! Party dates are available at Tremont Pool on Friday evenings and at Reed Road Water Park on Saturday evenings from 8:15-10:15 pm for your private gathering.

Parties should be booked at least three weeks in advance. Arrange for food service from the concession stand or bring your own.

Pool party fee must be paid when reservation is made. NO ALCOHOL PERMITED Reservation may be canceled 48 hours in advance for an 80% refund; 50% refund if less than 48 hours.


  • Online: Click here to purchase or renew your pass online.
  • In Person: Reed Road Water Park, Tremont Pool or Parks & Recreation Office (8 am to 5 pm weekdays).
  • Form: Pool Party Reservation Form
Saturday - 8:15-10:15 pm
Friday - 8:15-10:15 pmF
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Having a birthday party or neighborhood gathering? Reserve the shelter at Tremont Pool! The shelter is available daily from Noon–2 pm, 3-5 pm and 6-8 pm. Reservation time includes any setup & clean up time. Reservation fee must be paid when reservation is made.

Reservation may be canceled one week in advance for 80% refund; 50% refund if less than one week. If the pool is closed for weather or other reasons at the time of your reservation, the reservation will be rescheduled or refunded in full. NO ALCOHOL PERMITED


  • Online: Click here to purchase or renew your pass online.
  • In Person: Tremont Pool or Parks & Recreation Office (8 am to 5 pm weekdays).

Member Shelter Rental Fee: $80/2 hours
Non-member Shelter Rental Fee: $100/2 hours

Shelter reservation fee includes up to 10 admissions for non-members. All other guests may use season pass or pay the daily fee. Reservations not available on Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day


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PLEASE NOTE: This is not an emergency reporting system. Requests are addressed during regular work hours of 8 am-5 pm, Monday-Friday. If you need to report an emergency situation, please call 9-1-1.

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