Community Event Notices Kids & Families

Mirabella Pool Set to Open Saturday, June 22; Early Bird Rate Available Through June 21

Boston’s two outdoor pools, the BCYF Mirabella Pool in the North End and the BCYF Clougherty Pool in Charlestown are opening for the season on Saturday, June 22.

The Mirabella Pool has just added swim lessons for infants to four-year-olds on Wednesday mornings, 9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. and 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Limit eight per class. First come, first serve. Parent has to be in the water with their infant / child 4 years and under. All children must wear life jackets during the classes and babies must be held by a parent. All participants must be a member of the BCYF Mirabella Pool.

The Mirabella Pool will have open swim Monday – Friday 11:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Please note, lap swimming on Wednesdays has been adjusted to 6:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. to accommodate for the aforementioned swim lessons. The full schedule is posted below.

BCYF Mirabella rates for the entire season: Adults (20-61): $20; Teens (13-19): $10; Youth and Seniors (ages 6-12, adults 62+): $5; Youth under 6 and Active Military (with ID): Free. The rates are double for non-Boston residents. There are no day or guest passes. 

Memberships are available at the BCYF Nazzaro Community Center, 30 N. Bennet St. or at the pool beginning June 22. There is an early bird special if you register before June 21. See more details below. Money orders are the only accepted method of payment.

BCYF Clougherty Pool rates for the entire season: Adults (20 – 54): $15; Youth and teens ages 12 – 19  Free; Adults (55 and older) and Active Military (with ID): Free. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult in the water at all times. Memberships are available now at the BCYF Charlestown Community Center, 255 Medford St., Charlestown or at the pool beginning June 22.

Also opening June 22 is the City’s “Family Friendly Beach” at the BCYF Curley Community Center in South Boston. The beach will also be open seven days a week and offers families access to an enclosed stretch of beach on Boston Harbor, restrooms with changing tables, picnic tables with umbrellas, outdoor showers, beach game equipment, and wifi. Membership for the beach for the entire season is $5 and are available June 1 at the “K” Street entrance of the center.

The outdoor pools and beach will remain open seven days a week until Labor Day. All locations will have experienced, certified lifeguards on duty. BCYF Curley facilities are accessible for people with disabilities and both outdoor pools are equipped with lifts from the deck into the water. For programming information, the membership application, and hours of operation, visit Boston.Gov/BCYF.