Hydration Breaks at Samford Pool.
Due to high temperatures and to ensure the safety of our patrons and staff there will be 2 fifteen minute breaks, 1 and 3 p.m. The pool will be cleared during this time to rehydrate and rest. Thank you for your cooperation.
2015 Pool Season
The Auburn City Pools Early Bird Season begins on May 5, with Recreation Swim open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4-6 p.m. at Samford Pool. The Early Bird Recreation Season is FREE for Splash Pass holders or $2 per person. Early Bird Swim Lessons begin on May 18; please register for Early Bird Swim Lessons at the Harris Center.
The Summer Pool Season officially opens on Saturday, May 23 at Samford Pool and on Monday, May 25 at Drake Pool. The Summer Pool Season ends at the end of the day on Monday, September 7, 2015.
About Auburn City Pools
The Auburn Parks and Recreation Department maintains two pools for public use: Drake Pool and Samford Pool. Both pools maintain regular hours from Memorial Day - Labor Day each year. (Please reference the Programs page for more information on the Early-Bird Season held during the month of May.) A number of aquatics programs are offered at the pools during the summer months, including swimming & scuba lessons, water workouts, and youth swimming & diving teams.
Daily admission is $2/person. Children 1 & under are free. Season passes are available for purchase at the Administrative Office located at the Harris Center, 425 Perry Street, during regular business hours, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Individual Splash Passes are $50/each or $125 for a family pass.* (*The Family pass is valid for immediate family members, including parents or guardians and children under the age of 19, residing in the same household only.)
For Pool Closure Announcements and the Weather Policy, please click here.
If you would like to be added to the Parks and Rec. Pool Announcement List, please sign-up for our E-notifier. Every time the pool is closed for inclement weather or for other reasons, you will receive an e-mail notification. To sign-up, click here.
465 Wrights Mill Road / 328 Samford Avenue
(Behind Auburn Junior High School; Please enter via Wrights Mill Road since the Samford Ave. entrance is a one-way street out.)
Samford Pool is located behind Auburn Junior High School, 332 E. Samford Avenue. The pool can be accessed from Wrights Mill Road and the parking lot exits onto Samford Avenue. Samford Pool features three separate pool areas: the main pool, diving well (with diving boards: two high dive and two low dive), and a children's pool.
653 Spencer Avenue
(next to Drake Middle School)
Drake Pool features a main pool and a children's baby pool.