Public pools are open in Knoxville

Susan EspirituOur Town Youth

Knoxville area has several options for public pools for families swimming pleasure. Here are days open, hours of operations, admissions and expectations. Each pool offers special passes as well.


Inskip Pool 
4204 Bruhin Rd.

Monday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 – 6 p.m.
Admission: $4 per person per visit.

Click here to view Inskip Pool Weather Policy [PDF]

Ed Cothren Pool at Malcolm-Martin Park
1737 Reynolds St.
Pool: 865-544-7840
Click here to email Aquatics staff

Monday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 – 6 p.m.
Admission: $3 per person per visit.


Elmer Brine Pool
at South Knoxville Community Center
522 Maryville Pike
Click here to email Aquatics staff

Williams Creek Community Center & Pool
2235 Dandridge Ave.
Click here to email Aquatics staff

Carl Cowan Pool
at the Dr. E.V. Davidson Community Center
3124 Wilson Avenue

What to Wear & Not Wear [PDF]

All Pools’ Guidelines

1) All children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult 18 yrs. or older.
2) No food or drink in pool area.
3) No alcoholic beverages in pool area.
4) Only appropriate swimming attire allowed (ex. swimsuits and drawstring trunks).
5) No flotation devices or foreign objects allowed in pool.
6) No running in pool area.
7) No diving.
8) No smoking in pool area.
9) Do not carry glass in pool area.
10) No horseplay.
11) Do not carry firearms or knives.
12) Swim pants required for all children not toilet trained.

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