Swimming in the East


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Beltzville State Park

A 525-foot sand beach is open from late-May to Labor Day, 8 a.m. to sunset, unless otherwise posted. Swim at your own risk. Please read and follow posted rules for swimming. A bathhouse with showers is near the beach. First aid is available at the park office during the off-season. Recreational scuba diving is prohibited. A food and refreshment concession at the swimming beach is open daily, weather permitting, during the summer season, Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Frances Slocum State ParkThe ADA symbol indicates that this activity or structure is ADA accessible.

The swimming pool is open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, unless posted otherwise.

Gouldsboro State Park

The sand beach at each park is open from late-May to mid-September, 8 a.m. to sunset. Swim at your own risk. Please read and follow posted rules for swimming.

Hickory Run State Park

A sand beach is open from late May to mid- September, 8 a.m. to sunset. Please read and follow posted rules for swimming. Swim at your own risk. A snack bar has sandwiches, drinks, ice cream and snacks.

Lackawanna State Park

The 160-foot diameter pool is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, unless posted otherwise. A bathhouse and snack bar are adjacent to the pool.

Locust Lake State Park

The beach is open from late-May to mid-September, 8 a.m. to sunset. Swim at your own risk. Please read and follow posted rules for swimming. Swimming areas are marked with buoys and have a maximum depth of 5 1/2 feet. Swimmers can buy food and snacks at the campstore/boat rental.

Marsh Creek State ParkThe ADA symbol indicates that this activity or structure is ADA accessible.

The ADA accessible “L” shaped swimming pool and sprayground attracts many visitors. The guarded pool is open 11 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day unless posted otherwise. A snack bar, sunning area and bathhouse are nearby.

Mount Pisgah State ParkThe ADA symbol indicates that this activity or structure is ADA accessible.

The swimming pool is open:
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends only from Memorial Day to mid-June
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily from mid-June to mid-August
The pool season ends mid-August
Swimming is not permitted in the lake. The pool depth ranges from eight inches to five feet and includes a ramp for people with disabilities. The pool complex contains dressing rooms, showers, restrooms and a lifeguard and first aid station. A snack bar offers food and beverages.

Neshaminy State Park

The main pool and children’s spray pool are open from the Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. Regular hours for weekends and holidays are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, unless otherwise posted. Lifeguards are on duty when the pools are open. Fee charged for pool use. Swimming is not permitted in the Delaware River from Neshaminy State Park.

Nockamixon State Park

The swimming pool complex includes a one-half acre main pool with two waterslides, a shallow end with fountains for children, dressing rooms, first aid station and snack bar. Weather permitting, the summer hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The pool opens for the Memorial Day weekend then weekends only until the second weekend in June when it begins seven days a week operation. The pool is typically closed on weekdays beginning mid-August and open for weekends including Labor Day, which is the end of the pool season. Check the Park Advisories on the website for updates.

Promised Land State Park

There are two sand beaches that are open from late-May to mid-September, 8 a.m. to sunset. Swim at your own risk. Please read and follow posted rules for swimming. The Main Beach is in the Picnic Area. The Pickerel Point Beach is on the end of Pickerel Point.

Ricketts Glen State Park

e 600-foot beach is open from late-May to mid-September, 8 a.m. to sunset. Swim at your own risk. Please follow posted rules and regulations.

Tobyhanna State Park

The sand beach at each park is open from late-May to mid-September, 8 a.m. to sunset. Swim at your own risk. Please read and follow posted rules for swimming.

Tuscarora State Park

The sand beach is open from late-May to mid-September, 8 a.m. to sunset. Swim at your own risk. Please read and follow posted rules for swimming. Swimming areas are marked with buoys and have a maximum depth of 5 1/2 feet.

Worlds End State Park

A small dam on Loyalsock Creek forms a swimming area that is open from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, 8 a.m. to sunset. Swim at your own risk. Please read and follow posted rules for swimming. The mountain stream water is always cold and exhilarating.