Family shooting hoops at outdoor Optimist Park Pool

Family shooting hoops at outdoor Optimist Park Pool.

Ridge Road Pool

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Pool Rules

Ridge Road Pool is closed. The pool will not reopen until after the arrival, installation, and testing of a critical piece of equipment.  We do not yet have an estimated date for reopening, but updates will be posted on the Aquatics page.

Learn more about the cost of admission and passes to the pool.


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






Ridge Road Pool
1709 Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607



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.
  • Before entering the water, make sure a lifeguard is on duty.
  • 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 if 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:
    • When an individual is apparently unable to care for themselves or is intoxicated
    • Evidence of contagious disease, open sores, or wounds
    • Any condition jeopardizing the health and safety of the general public
  • Distracting the attention of a lifeguard is not allowed.

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