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The City of Asheville’s interactive splash play fountain in downtown’s Pack Square Park delights children with its 21 jets of water that run in 12 combinations. You never know where it’s going to splash you next! The fountain usually operates from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week from April through September.

Please visit the Asheville Parks & Recreation Department’s Facebook page for the latest information on closures due to maintenance or special events.



The City of Asheville’s three public pools provide safe and affordable outdoor summer fun for children and adults. The pool season is typically from the end of May through the end of August.

Location Phone Number 2019 Schedule
Recreation Park Pool
65 Gashes Creek Rd.
Malvern Hills Pool
75 Rumbough Pl.
Walton Street Pool
570 Walton St.


Pool Fees

General Admission – $3
15-Visit Pass – $40
Individual Season Pass – $100
Family Season Pass – $150 (4 persons)


Swimming Lessons

Swim lessons are provided free for school age children and are available at all 3 pools.

First Session
Registration: Monday, June 10 beginning at 11 a.m.
Class Dates: June 17-27, Monday-Thursday

Second Session
Registration: Monday, July 1 beginning at 11 a.m.
Class Dates: July 8-18, Monday-Thursday

Lesson Times
Recreation Park: 10-10:45am and 11-11:45am
Malvern Hills: 10-10:45am and 11-11:45am
Walton Street: 5:30-6:15pm


Pool Events

$1 Dip Days at Malvern Hills:  June 16, July 21 and August 11

$1 Dip Days at Rec Park:  June 16, July 14, August 18 and September 2

Float Days (All Pools):  June 23, July 28, August 11 and September 2

6th Annual Doggie Dip
Sunday, September 8, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Recreation Park Pool, 65 Gashes Creek
For info and to check out the rules, visit
Fee:  $5/dog with 1 handler through September 8 and $10/dog & handler the day of the event. Admission for spectators is only $1.

For questions about City pools contact:
Candy Hensley Shaw
Phone: 828-259-5800