Cool Dallas Pools to Visit This Summer

Summers in Dallas might be depressing. Especially when the temps are tiptoeing their manner into the “hottest summer time ever” record books. And for those who don’t have rapid entry pool to a pool, you might need to resort to sticking your head into the freezer or cranking up the AC—threatening, as at all times, the state energy grid’s capacity to deal with energy—simply to discover some reduction from the warmth. 

But, fortunately, quick access to a refreshing pool day isn’t laborious to discover. We’ve rounded up an inventory of North Texas swimming pools to which are excellent for a cool summertime daycation. 

Lee Harvey’s Dive In 

It’s time to dive headfirst into summer time, which apparently now means a visit to Lee Harvey’s. Owner Seth Smith is taking his beloved dive bar idea actually—on June 18, he opened the Lee Harvey’s Dive In. Across the road from its sister Cedars patio bar, the Dive In is a brand-new swimming pool membership, that includes a 30-by-60-foot pool and loads of cabana seating. Guests can get pleasure from sips from the outside bar or order bites from the Lee Harvey’s kitchen throughout the road. Smith has loads of occasions within the works, too, together with July 4 events and morning yoga courses on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

Hours: 11 a.m.–10 p.m. day by day, children are allowed till 5 p.m. 

Cost: $15 for an grownup day move, $5 for youths, season memberships start at $350. 

Learn extra here.

Omni Las Colinas Hotel

Can’t resolve between a pool or lake day? Get the very best of each on the Omni Las Colinas in Irving. The resort pool options breathtaking views of Lake Carolyn and greater than 160 lounge chairs. There’s poolside food and drinks service from the Lakehouse Waterfront Lounge, video games, and extra. Reserve a cabana, and get entry to a TV, fridge, protected, fruit or champagne, and different VIP providers. You can even add on choices like a mimosa bar or a beer bucket. 

Hours: 6 a.m.–10 p.m. 

Cost: $35 for a day move; $350 for a cabana 

Learn extra here.

The Texas Pool.
Photography courtesy of The Texas Pool

The Texas Pool

Texans love their swimming pools. We additionally love issues formed like Texas. Put these passions collectively on the Texas Pool in Plano—the 61-year-old, 168,000-gallon saltwater pool is just about an ideal map of the Lone Star State. Wade round within the shallow ‘South Texas’ space, dive into the 10-foot deep-end—er—panhandle, and free swim in three-to-four-feet deep waters “from Houston to El Paso.” The public pool has $20-per-hour cabanas, a butterfly backyard, grills, slides, water volleyball, and extra. It additionally boasts that it’s “one of many solely mermaid monofin pleasant swimming pools within the DFW space.” 

Hours: 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Sat., midday–6 p.m. Sun. 

Cost: $10 per particular person over age 2; members get in free 

Learn extra here

Kimpton Pittman Hotel Dallas

You ought to undoubtedly eat lunch in Deep Ellum, however why cease there? Spend the entire day enjoyable on the Kimpton Pittman Hotel. The Pittman took over the historic Knights of Pythias Temple constructing, which lengthy was a hub for Dallas’ African American neighborhood, in 2020. It’s named for William S. Pittman, the constructing’s designer and Booker T. Washington’s son-in-law. A day move right here consists of entry to the outside pool, wifi, health middle, and the weekend Deep End pool bar. You can even guide a piece move, which may also get you a visitor room from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Pool Deck Hours: 10 a.m.­–10 p.m. 

Swimming Hours: 10 a.m.–sunset 

Cost: $39 for an grownup day move, $29 for youths; $150 for a piece move; $250 for a cabana 

Learn extra here.

The FOE pool.
Tim Rogers

Fraternal Order of Eagles

It’s not summer time till you spend a day on the FOE. The Fraternal Order of Eagles pool is a hotspot for Dallasites of all ages. Booze from one of many bars, natch, is for the grown-up visitors, however there’s a kiddie pool and playground on your little ones and a sand volleyball court docket for the extra aggressive of holiday makers. Of course, hanging by the primary pool, plus snacks and concessions, is open to all. 

Hours: Noon–9 p.m. day by day. 

Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for youths

Learn extra here.

JadeWaters at Hilton Anatole 

As D CEO’s Will Maddox not too long ago wrote, “Jade Waters on the Anatole seems to be extra like a small water park than a resort pool, and there are quite a few water sights for all ages.” It’s true—there’s one thing for everybody, from the swim-up bar and lazy river to the kids’s splash playscape and large slides. Reserve a room on the resort for the right staycation (Will’s information breaks all of it down) or guide a day move to simply the waterpark and the Verandah health middle. 

JadeWaters Hours: 9 a.m.–7 p.m. Sun.–Thurs, 9 a.m.–8 p.m. Fri.–Sat. through Sept. 6. 

Cost: $99 for an grownup day move, $85 for youths; premium chairs begin at $349; premium cabanas begin at $1,549 

Learn extra here

The Stoneleigh.
Bret Redman

The Stoneleigh

This summer time, head to Uptown for a day at The Stoneleigh. A day move right here will get you entry to the pool, booze and bites from the poolside bar, and meals at Perle on Maple, the resort’s French bistro. Cabana passes additionally embody a devoted server on your group. Additionally, the resort is consistently placing on pool events and occasions like “Yogarita at The Stoneleigh,” the place you are taking a poolside yoga class and revel in margs and fish tacos afterwards. 

Pool Hours: 10 a.m.–8 p.m. day by day 

Pool Bar Hours: midday–6 p.m. Fri.–Sun. 

Cost: Day passes begin at $25; cabanas begin at $225

Learn extra here


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