May 27, 2022 - Things to Do

Where to swim in Central Ohio

Map: Jacque Schrag/Axios

Get your swim trunks and flippers ready — it's officially Pool Season™.

Why it matters: Many community pools open for the summer starting this Memorial Day weekend.

  • Expect decent pool weather all three days, with temps expected to reach 88 on Monday.

Cannonballing the news: The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is operating just the Dodge, Driving Park and Tuttle pools to start. Opening days for the other six city pools are TBD.

Of note: There are more than a dozen splash pads scattered around the region for kids to have some quick fun and cool off.

  • You can find them in local parks and the Easton and Polaris shopping malls. (See map below.)

Meanwhile, Zoombezi Bay water park at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium begins daily operation tomorrow.

Map: Jacque Schrag/Axios
avatar

Get more local stories in your inbox with Axios Columbus.

🌱

Support local journalism by becoming a member.

Learn more

More Columbus stories

No stories could be found

Columbuspostcard

Get a free daily digest of the most important news in your backyard with Axios Columbus.

🌱

Support local journalism by becoming a member.

Learn more