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Ridge Road Pool

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Hours Closures Pool Rules

Outdoor pool, summer season

Features

  • Wade pool
  • Spray ground
  • Lap and recreation main pool
  • The deep end is 12-feet deep
     

Contact

 

919-420-2322
Billy Thorne - Facility Director (Summer)

Address

Ridge Road Pool
1709 Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607

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Hours

Dates of Operation: May 30, 2020-Sept. 7, 2020

*Monday-Friday, Open 4 to 8 p.m. through June 12, 2020

  Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
Lap Swim 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Recreation Swim 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wading Pool 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Closures

July 4 - open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. for Independence Day
July 16 - close at 4 p.m. for Intra-City Swim Meet
 

Pool Rules

  • Children should not use the swimming pool without adult supervision.
  • Adults should not swim alone.
  • Pets are prohibited throughout the facility.
  • Glass containers are prohibited throughout the facility.
  • A lifeguard must be on duty before entering the water.
  • Please wear proper swimming attire in the pool (see manager regarding acceptable clothing).
  • Diving is limited to areas of more than five feet of water depth.
  • Rough play in pool and on the deck area is prohibited.
  • Floating aids and some toys are not permitted in the pool (see manager for what is acceptable).
  • Face masks and goggles are permitted with non-breakable lenses and used properly.
  • Lap lanes are for adult use only. Please do not hang on the lane ropes.
  • Please walk. Running is prohibited on the deck.
  • Smoking and consuming food and beverages must be done in designated areas only.
  • To provide a family atmosphere, abusive/profane language or excessive public displays of affection will not be permitted.
  • Admission to the pool may be denied for any of the following reasons:
    • a) When an individual is apparently unable to care for himself or is intoxicated.
    • b) Evidence of contagious disease, open sores, or wounds.
    • c) Any condition which will jeopardize the health and safety of the general public.
  • Distracting the attention of a lifeguard is not allowed.