CoronaSummer: Mapping the United States’ Pool Closures for 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, public pools across the country have closed in order to comply with Stay-at-Home initiatives and to help protect the public from the spread of the virus.

Due to the uncertain nature of the current times, it is unclear when most of the nation’s public pools will be open for summer, if at all. This means the loss of fun, play, life-saving swim lessons, competition, and exercise outlets for people around the country.

While some parts of the economy will likely restart before summer’s end, the uncertainty brings challenges in terms of training and staffing lifeguards and management, buying supplies, and paying for pool operation.

The following map shows some of the public pool closures in the country, with pools considered to be “closed until further notice” pinned in blue and pools considered to be “closed for the summer” pinned in red. You can click the checkboxes to turn whole layers off-and-on.

We will continue to update the map as more closures are announced. If you have a pool that has announced a closure (or conversely that has announced that it does plan to open) that you think we’ve missed, please post it in the comments below.

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Sun Yangs Hammer
8 months ago

I believe Wesleyan (Ct) has closed until Sept. 1

Reply to  Sun Yangs Hammer
8 months ago

I think most if not all of the college pools in the northeast are closed

Sun Yangs Hammer
Reply to  Nswim
8 months ago

You speak facts

Larry Baskin
8 months ago

You can add: Cherokee County Aquatic Center, Holly Springs, GA and Mountain View Aquatic Center, Marietta, GA

8 months ago

Is anyone back in the pool?

Reply to  Swimforlife
8 months ago

If they were I doubt they would tell.

Reply to  Swimforlife
8 months ago

Kids’ club team is looking at May 4th. I’ve not heard from my Masters team.