Herbert Hasell & James Island Pool:

  • Lap/exercise swimming only (no group classes).
  • Call JIP at 843-708-4104 or HH at 843-724-7344 for reservations.
  • Pool passes or user fees are required (passes are recommended).
  • Temperature checks will take place before entering the pool area.
  • One swimmer allowed per lane (6 lanes) with a 45 minute time limit.
  • Recreation swimming is allowed and reservations are encouraged. 
  • No pool equipment will be provided.
  • Locker rooms are open for restrooms only at JIP. HH has a family restroom. Please arrive in swimsuit.
  • Social distancing required.
  • Participants may need to wait outside before entering the pool area if all lanes are filled.
  • Masks are required prior to entering the pool. 

We thank you for your cooperation, patience and understanding as we navigate our reopening.

  1. MLK, Jr. Pool
  2. W.L. Stephens Pool
  3. Herbert Hasell Pool
  4. James Island Pool

MLK, Jr. PoolMLK Park Pool

(Year-round Pool)

Starting August 5, MLK, Jr. Pool will be shut down to begin renovations. Please see other local pools for updated scheduling.

Helpful Documents

RainedOut Notifications

There are two ways to re-register for the RainedOut accounts you need: 

1.  Text the following keywords to 84483 to receive specific alerts from City of Charleston Recreation. 

  • Text CITYAQUATICS to 84483 to receive Aquatics General Info alerts from City of Charleston Recreation
  • Text AQWLS to 84483 to receive Aquatics WL Stephens Pool alerts from City of Charleston Recreation
  • Text AQMLK to 84483 to receive Aquatics MLK Pool alerts from City of Charleston Recreation
  • Text AQHHP to 84483 to receive Aquatics Herbert Hasell Pool alerts from City of Charleston Recreation
  • Text AQJIP to 84483 to receive Aquatics James Island Pool alerts from City of Charleston Recreation

2. If you don’t want to text the keyword, click HERE and then click "Subscribe" next to the group you wish to receive alerts from.