A visitor goes down the open water slide at the outdoor leisure pool at Mountain Park Aquatic Center in Stone Mountain. 
Photo: Jason Getz/ AJC file photo
Photo: Jason Getz/ AJC file photo

Gwinnett County pools: When and where you can swim this summer

Break out the sunscreen and swim trunks: it’s almost time to go to the pool.

Gwinnett County’s public pools will open for the summer on May 25. The nine aquatic facilities are spread across the county, from Dacula to Snellville to Berkeley Lake. 


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Gwinnett County has five year-round aquatic facilities that will switch to summer hours on May 25. Those facilities are: Bethesda Park Aquatic Center, Bogan Park Auqatic Center, Collins Hill Park Aquatic Center, Mountain Park Aquatic Center and West Gwinnett Aquatic Center. Bethesda Park will be undergoing renovations starting May 18 which could cause “intermittent closures” through September, according to the county’s website.

All seasonal pools open at noon on May 25 for the summer. Those pools are: Best Friend Park Pool, Dacula Park Pool, Lenora Park Pool, Rhodes Jordan Park Pool and the outdoor pools at Collins Hill Park Aquatic Center, Mountain Park Aquatic Center and West Gwinnett Aquatic Center.

The full summer pool schedules are below: 

• Best Friend Park Pool6224 Jimmy Carter Blvd., Norcross

Open May 25 through Aug. 4

Monday through Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m. 
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

• Bethesda Park Aquatic Center, 225 Bethesda Church Rd., Lawrenceville

Summer hours in effect May 25 to Aug. 4

Indoor instructional pool  
Monday and Wednesday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., *8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., *8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to 6 pm
Sunday: 1 pm to 6 p.m.

Indoor leisure play pool 
Monday and Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., *8:20 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., *7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Sunday: 1 pm to 6 p.m.

*Lap swimming and exercise only

• Bogan Park Aquatic Center, 2723 North Bogan Rd., Buford

Summer hours in effect May 25 to Aug. 4

Lap pool 
Monday and Wednesday: 6 a.m. to 8:50 a.m., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Tuesday and Thursday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., 7:10 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Leisure pool 
Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

• Collins Hill Park Aquatic Center, 2200 Collins Hill Rd., Lawrenceville

Summer hours in effect May 25 to Aug. 4

Indoor lap pool 
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (lap swim only), 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. (open swim)
Tuesday and Thursday: 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 7:10 p.m. to 9 p.m. (lap swim only
Saturday and Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Outdoor leisure pool  
Monday through Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

• Dacula Park Pool 205 Dacula Road, Dacula

Open May 25 to Aug. 4

Monday through Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m. 
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

• Lenora Park Pool, 4315 Lenora Church Rd., Snellville

Summer hours in effect May 25 to Aug. 4, open weekends Aug. 10 through Sept. 1 and on Monday, Sept. 2.

Monday through Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m.

Sunday: 1 p.m. through 6 p.m.

• Mountain Park Aquatic Center, 1063 Rockbridge Rd., Stone Mountain

Summer hours in effect May 25 to Sept. 2
Indoor lap pool  
Monday and Wednesday: 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. (lap swim only), 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. (open and lap swim)
Tuesday and Thursday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., (lap swim only), 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. (open and lap swim)
Friday: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (lap swim only), 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. (open and lap swim)
Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m. 
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Instructional pool 
Monday through Friday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

 Leisure pool 
Monday through Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m. 
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

• Rhodes Jordan Park Pool, 100 East Crogan St., Lawrenceville

Summer hours in effect May 25 to Aug. 4, open weekends Aug. 10 through Sept. 1 and on Monday, Sept. 2.

Leisure play pool 
Monday through Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m. 
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

• West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center, 4488 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Berkeley Lake

Summer hours in effect May 25 to Sept. 2
Lap Pool 
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to noon and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (lap swim only), noon to 6 p.m. (open and lap swim)
Friday: 8 a.m. to noon (lap swim only), noon to 6 p.m. (open and lap swim)
Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m. 
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Instructional Pool 
Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to noon (therapy only), noon to 6 p.m. 
Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Leisure Pool 
Monday through Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 


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