Best Pools & Swimming Areas In Nashville

How would we survive summer in Nashville without pools? 

And to clarify, summer actually starts in May here. Hot damn.

Lots of places around town are making a big splash with their amenities including cocktail service, rooftop views, classes, and more -- find the best option for you and lock in your day pass or membership!


The Dive Motel

1414 Dickerson Pike

The Dive Motel Pool is open year round to the public! Soak up the sun and their super 70s aesthetic -- pool passes will be $15 Monday - Friday, and $25 Saturday - Sunday. Day passes are first come first served basis. More info here.


The Governor's Pool 

White Limozeen/Graduate Hotel 101 20th Ave N

This Dolly Parton-themed dream space is located on the rooftop of Graduate Hotel, with both indoor and patio seating at White Limozeen. The pool is available for hotel guests, but also available to book Monday-Wednesday at $40 a chair, and Thursday-Sunday at $50 a chair. This reservation is for 3 hour time frame. Check availability on Resy here!

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at Virgin Hotels 1 Music Square W

Local brews on tap, wine, cocktails, and great food -- The Pool Club has a beautiful view and plenty of loungers to enjoy it from. Open now daily from 11:30am - 10:30pm. Loungers and cabanas are available to rent out during the week -- check out their pricing and availability here!


Downtown YMCA

1000 Church St.

Joining the Y is awesome because there are hundreds of free classes offered with your membership, you get access to every Middle TN location, personal training, and all kinds of youth programs (if you have kids). Many locations have indoor pools, but the Downtown YMCA has both an indoor pool and outdoor, AND it's on the roof.  

The Joseph

201 Korean Veteran's Blvd

Their Italian-made pool centers a deck experience that feels private, secluded, and intimate. Peaceful and relaxing, aesthetically pleasing. Reserve your stay, pretend you're on vaca!   

Pinewood Nashville

33 Peabody St.

Whether its a much-needed cool down you desire or a relaxing area for dinner and cocktails, their outside patio space is sure to deliver. Complimented by a 30-foot Airstream, the pool patio offers its own food and beverage menu, ranging from tacos to salads, and featuring both classic and contemporary beverage options. Private and communal pool booking available.

The Patio + Pools are open 10am to 10pm Thursday - Sunday

Food Service From the Airstream is Available 10am to 6pm Thursday - Sunday

Pools are first come, first served. More info!

Margaritaville Hotel

425 Rep. John Lewis Way S

Their rooftop pool deck features panoramic views of Music City, expansive outdoor seating, firepit areas and a ‘no worries’ tropical vibe at Fins Bar. While searching for your lost shaker of salt is open to the public at Fins, the pool is exclusive to guests. 

They do have some special offers right now, check it out!

Soundwaves at Gaylord Opryland

2800 Opryland Drive

SoundWaves is the nation's first truly upscale indoor/outdoor resort water attraction, fusing music and water to create an exclusive modern oasis with something for everyone-from incredible thrill rides to relaxing indulgences.

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Holston House

118 7th Ave N.

Enjoy the rooftop pool at Holston House Nashville, where the Music City skyline provides the perfect backdrop as you relax on a comfy lounge chair, take a swim, or enjoy a drink from the bar. Your day pass comes with complimentary wifi and discounted parking -- book now!

Nashville Shores

4001 Bell Rd.

Frozen drinks, slides, lazy rivers, and wave pools -- Nashville Shores has something for those looking to relax and have a little adventure! Grab tickets here!

Brentwood Swim & Tennis Club

1933 Harpeth River Drive

September 12th - 27th, members can enjoy football weekends at the pool! The pool will open on May 31st! Want to enjoy perks year round? Join the club (literally)!

Life Time Franklin

5020 Carothers Pkwy

With both indoor and outdoor pools for exercise and leisure, saunas, whirlpools, hundreds of workout classes, and more -- membership at Life Time has never looked so good. This luxury health club’s upscale amenities are all inclusive!

L27 Rooftop Bar

807 Clark Place (Westin Hotel)

This rooftop infinity pool gives guests a kick ass view of Nashville while sipping craft cocktails, chilling out in the cabanas. Book a room and reap all the perks! The pool is open now so grab a cocktail and soak up that sun!

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