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Take a Swim: A Map of Water

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When it's this hot out, all we want to do is submerge ourselves in something larger than a bathtub. It is nice, though, if it's a little more elaborate than your neighbor's above-ground pool*. Fortunately, our area is lousy with pools, swimming holes, and swim clubs—some more legit than others, and many depending heavily on what you're idea of "ew" is. Thanks to all who wrote in with suggestions.

For the stuff beyond the contours of this map: If you want a private swim club experience, be aware that most currently have waiting lists. If you want to swim at a hotel pool, here's a summer 2011 guide that we couldn't improve upon. And remember that there are tons of free rec center pools in the city—you can find a list of the ones with pools here.

* (Mitch Hedberg: "I saw a commercial for an above-ground pool. It was 30 seconds long. You know why? Because that's the maximum amount of time you can depict yourself having fun in an above-ground pool.")

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1. Devil's Pool

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Valley Green Rd
Philadelphia, PA

2. Awbury Rec Center

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6101 Ardleigh St
Philadelphia, PA 19138

3. North Shore Beach Club

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1031 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19123

4. Belmont Hills Swimming Pool

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122 Marywatersford Rd
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

5. Logan Square's Swann Fountain

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Logan Square
Philadelphia, PA

6. Flourtown Swim Club

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528 Bethlehem Pike
Flourtown, PA 19038

7. Wenonah Lake

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400 N Jefferson Ave
Wenonah, NJ 08090

8. Salvation Army Kroc Center

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4200 Wissahickon Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19129

9. Delaware River Tubing

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2998 Daniel Bray Hwy
Frenchtown, NJ 08825

10. Nockamixon State Park

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1542 Mountain View Dr
Quakertown, PA 18951

11. Plymouth Swim Club

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1724 Gallagher Rd
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

12. Vogt Recreation Center

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4131 Unruh Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19135

13. Flying W Airport Resort

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60 Fostertown Rd
Medford, NJ 08055

14. Northern Liberties Recreation

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321 Fairmount Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19123

15. Baby Rock

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Schuylkill Expy
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

16. Beltzville State Park

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2950 Pohopoco Dr
Lehighton, PA 18235

17. West Philadelphia YMCA

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5120 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19139

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1. Devil's Pool

Valley Green Rd, Philadelphia, PA

Valley Green Rd
Philadelphia, PA

2. Awbury Rec Center

6101 Ardleigh St, Philadelphia, PA 19138

6101 Ardleigh St
Philadelphia, PA 19138

3. North Shore Beach Club

1031 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123

1031 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19123

4. Belmont Hills Swimming Pool

122 Marywatersford Rd, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

122 Marywatersford Rd
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

5. Logan Square's Swann Fountain

Logan Square, Philadelphia, PA

Logan Square
Philadelphia, PA

6. Flourtown Swim Club

528 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, PA 19038

528 Bethlehem Pike
Flourtown, PA 19038

7. Wenonah Lake

400 N Jefferson Ave, Wenonah, NJ 08090

400 N Jefferson Ave
Wenonah, NJ 08090

8. Salvation Army Kroc Center

4200 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19129

4200 Wissahickon Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19129

9. Delaware River Tubing

2998 Daniel Bray Hwy, Frenchtown, NJ 08825

2998 Daniel Bray Hwy
Frenchtown, NJ 08825

10. Nockamixon State Park

1542 Mountain View Dr, Quakertown, PA 18951

1542 Mountain View Dr
Quakertown, PA 18951

11. Plymouth Swim Club

1724 Gallagher Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

1724 Gallagher Rd
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

12. Vogt Recreation Center

4131 Unruh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19135

4131 Unruh Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19135

13. Flying W Airport Resort

60 Fostertown Rd, Medford, NJ 08055

60 Fostertown Rd
Medford, NJ 08055

14. Northern Liberties Recreation

321 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19123

321 Fairmount Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19123

15. Baby Rock

Schuylkill Expy, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Schuylkill Expy
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

16. Beltzville State Park

2950 Pohopoco Dr, Lehighton, PA 18235

2950 Pohopoco Dr
Lehighton, PA 18235

17. West Philadelphia YMCA

5120 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19139

5120 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19139