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BEST SPOTS: Community Swimming Pools
BEST SPOTS: Community Swimming Pools

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. -- For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we've compiled a list of public pools in the area for you, your family and friends to take a dip and cool off in the heat of the summer sun (or in an aquatic center).

With an economy like ours, it’s imperative that people look for a bargain wherever they can and public pools offer fun that’s easy on the pockets. Check out these local pools and enjoy a classic, cost-effective, exciting summertime experience.

Douglas County

Boundary Waters Aquatic Park is located in Douglas County and it offers year-round swimming in an “8-lane, 25-yard heated competition pool, and a 4-lane, heated therapeutic/teaching pool”. The park offers $3.00 daily passes and $4.00 passes for non-residents. It’s is located at 5000 Georgia Highway 92 in Douglasville.

Cobb County

Cobb County is home to four indoor aquatic centers and two outdoor seasonal pools. The outdoor pools usually open, soon, after Memorial Day and the indoor pools are open year-round. Daily passes can be purchased from $3.30 and monthly passes can be purchased for $18.00. The county also offers family, quarterly and annual passes.

Facilities include:

Central Aquatic Center is located at 520 Fairground Street in Marietta.

Mountain View Aquatic Center is located at 2650 Gordy Parkway in Marietta.

West Cobb Aquatic Center is located at 3675 MacLand Road in Powder Springs.

South Cobb Aquatic Center is located at 875 Six Flags Drive in Austell.

Powder Springs Outdoor Pool is located at 8399 Brownsville Road in Powder Spring

Sewell Park Outdoor Pool is located at 20055 Lower Roswell Road in Marietta.

Carroll County

Carroll County offers two public aquatic centers. The Lakeshore Natatorium Pool is open year-round and is heated during the winter months and the Midtown Water Park offers the many attractions of a “normal” water park like a water slide and picnic area. Individual daily passes are $4.00 and family passes are available for purchase.

Facilities include:

The Lakeshore Natatorium is located at 116 Lumpkin Drive in Carrollton.

The Midtown Water Park is located on the corner of Leroy Childs Drive and Alabama Street in Carrollton.