Swimming Pool

Thornton Park pool is now closed for the season.

Thornton Park's 50-meter swimming pool is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. The pool offers both open swimming and lap swimming, as well as a current channel, splash zone, two slides, diving board, and a tot pool for children age six and under (accompanied by a supervising adult age 18 and over). 

Note: When Thornton Park Pool closes for the season, residents are invited to swim at Woodbury Pool located at Woodbury School.

Purchase Your 2019 Season Pool Pass

Don’t miss out on our early bird and pre-season pricing for the upcoming summer pool season. Season pass holders also receive discounts on Learn to Swim classes.

2019 Season Pool Pass Rates

  EARLY BIRD 
(1/3-4/8)
PRE-SEASON
(4/9-5/25)
REGULAR RATE
(5/26-9/2)
NON-RES RATE
(1/3-9/2)
  SH RES ONLY SH RES ONLY SH RES ONLY NON-RES
FIRST FAMILY MEMBER $70 $95 $115 $175
SUBSEQUENT FAMILY MEMBER $30 $30 $35 $50
SENIOR 50+ $45 $60 $70 $105
SENIOR COUPLE 50+ $60 $80 $95 $145
NANNY* $75 $100 $120 $120

* Nanny must be accompanied by children when presenting pass to gain admittance.
** Proof of residency and/or employment required when applicable.

How to Purchase

There are three ways to purchase your season pool pass:

  • Online
  • In-person: Thornton Park (3301 Warrensville Center Rd.) and/or Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building (3450 Lee Rd.). Proof of residency required: driver's license, current utility bill, lease or purchase agreement. Current holders of Recreation ID cards must have cards renewed annually as proof of residency.
  • Phone: 216-491-1295 or 216-491-1360. Have MasterCard, Visa or Discover ready.
  • Registration Office Hours Thornton Park: Monday 8:30 AM-5 PM, Tuesday-Friday 8:30 AM-6 PM, Saturday 10 AM-3 PM Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building: Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5 pm.


Please note: Saturday morning lap swimming from 9 am to noon at Thornton Park is reserved for residents only; non-residents and guests are not permitted access during these hours. A pass is required for children age 5 and older (effective May 25, 2019). Children ages 2-4 do not pay an admission fee when accompanied by a parent season pass holder. Adults, ages 18 to 24, living with their parents are considered subsequent family members (for residents only). Please provide proof of employment. Season pass refunds are not available. Replacement passes cost $10.