Cumberland Outdoor Pool

Cumberland Outdoor Pool

2021 Swimming Season

Cumberland Pool will be open for the 2021 outdoor swimming season, following COVID-19 protocols, beginning Saturday, June 5 through Monday, September 6 (Labor Day).  The pool will be open for residents to reserve predetermined time slots to allow for the proper application of these protocols. The Cumberland Wading Pool will also be available for resident families to reserve. Cleveland Heights residents can register for daily time slots up to 48 hours in advance.  Each individual or family will be permitted to register for one session per day.  Advance registration is required for all sessions.


Advance registration is required for any use of the Cumberland Pool facility.  Cleveland Heights residents will have the option of making their reservation with a pre-paid admission or by purchasing a daily admission.  Those with scheduled reservations will be allowed entry to Cumberland Pool no more than five minutes before the scheduled start of the session.  Those not on the session roster WILL NOT be permitted entry to Cumberland Pool.  There will be no drop-in visits to Cumberland Pool throughout the 2021 outdoor swimming season.  Information and pricing about admissions can be found below.


Masks are required at all times except when in the pool, or in your designated deck chair.


Deck chairs will be arranged in groups to allow for physical distancing.  Please DO NOT move deck chairs.  Lap lanes will be reserved for one swimmer per lane.  Open swim and wading pool areas will require physical distancing between groups or households.


Residents visiting Cumberland Pool will need to come ready to swim as there will be no access to the locker rooms this season.  There will be access to the rest rooms (toilets and sinks) but not the showers.


The City of Cleveland Heights will not be lending out dumbbells, kick boards or any other aquatic equipment.  Additionally, toys will not be provided for use in the wading pool.  Please bring your own approved equipment and toys.   Pool management reserves the right to prohibit the use of any aquatic equipment and toys at any time. 


City of Cleveland Heights residents who purchase a pre-paid admission for Cumberland Pool will be able to make reservations for lap swimming or open swim at no additional cost throughout the entire 2021 outdoor pool season.  A pre-paid admission or daily admission is required for all adults and children grade K and older.  Proof of residency is required when purchasing a pre-paid admission.

With a pre-paid admission, City of Cleveland Heights residents can register for daily time slots to visit Cumberland Pool at no additional cost up to 48 hours in advance of the session (e.g. if you plan to visit the pool on June 5, reservation times will be available beginning June 3.  Available time slots for Cumberland Pool are two hours in length and individuals or families will be permitted to register for one session per day.

City of Cleveland Heights residents MUST purchase their pre-paid pool admission in-person at the Cleveland Heights Community Center beginning Monday, May 3, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.  during the following hours:

  • Mon, Wed & Fri – 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Tue & Thu – 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Sat – 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Sun - Closed


The Cumberland Wading Pool will be available for reservation by City of Cleveland Heights residents during predetermined time slots throughout the 2021 outdoor pool season.  Families with preschool age children and younger will be permitted to reserve the wading pool for one 45-minute time blocks per day.  An adult/guardian/caretaker must remain with the children at all times.  Any children not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper or a diaper and plastic pants under a swimsuit.  All children must wear a swimsuit. 


There are three ways to make your pool time slot reservations:

  1. Pool Time Slot Reservations
  2. By calling the Cleveland Heights Community Center at 216-691-7373.  Please have your MasterCard or Visa information ready. 
  3. By calling Cumberland Pool at 216-691-7347.  Please have your MasterCard or Visa information ready.
  4. Residents who have made their reservation will receive a QR code which will act as their admission ticket for the time reserved.  Once you have scanned your code to gain entry to Cumberland Pool you will then go directly out onto the pool deck.  Upon completion of your visit please exit through the turnstile on the parking lot side of the pool. 


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Pre-Paid Admission Rates

CH Residents
Family $115.00
Adult (ages 19 - 59) $49.00
Senior (age 60 and over) $39.00
Student (Grade K through age 18) $35.00

Daily Admission Rates

Category Rate
Preschooler Free with Adult resident.
Student Resident (Grades K-12) $3.00 
Adult Resident (ages 19 - 59) $4.00
Senior Resident (age 60+) $3.00
Guest  $7.00 with Adult resident. One guest per resident.