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Optimist Park, Pool and Community Center
5900 Whittier Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 870-2880
Susan Adams
Park Description

Community Center, Lighted Ball Fields, Tennis Courts, Pool, Play Equipment, Greenway Trail, and Handicap Accessible. The Optimist Pool complex features a 50 meter x 25 yard Olympic size swimming pool, a diving well with low and high diving boards, and a large baby pool. An air-supported "bubble" encloses the main pool during the fall, winter, and spring seasons, providing for year-round use. The facility offers lap and recreational swimming (see Hours of Operation for more information), water exercise programs, a city swim league, swim clinics, and American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim lessons, lifeguard training, and instructor-level classes. It also hosts several large-scale swimming competitions during the summer months. Some Fees wiil apply to the Pool and Community Center.

Hours of Operation: Park Hours Sunrise to Sunset Community Hours Monday-Friday 9am-10pm, Saturday 9am-3pm (Sept - May), Sunday 1pm-6pm (Nov - Feb)

Fees: No entry fees for this park
Metro Region: Triangle, NC
Park Management: City

Baseball Fields   BBQ Grill   Benches   Bike Racks   Handicap Accessible   Open Space   Parking   Picnic Tables   Playground   Recreation Center   Restrooms   Swimming-Pool   Tennis Courts   Trails, Paved   Water Fountain