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Splash into summer at The Official Resorts of Hersheypark

Outdoor pool complexes at The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Lodge and Hersheypark Camping Resort open Memorial Day weekend.

Staying at an Official Resort of Hersheypark this summer? Be sure to pack your swim gear! The outdoor pools at The Hotel HersheyHershey Lodge, and Hersheypark Camping Resort officially open for the season Memorial Day weekend!

Here's everything you need to know about the outdoor pool complexes at the Official Resorts of Hersheypark.

The Hotel Hershey

Featuring an infinity edge adult (18+) pool and whirlpool, family pool with zero-grade entry, two large slides and a kiddie spray deck, the outdoor pool complex at The Hotel Hershey opens for the summer season at 10 a.m. Friday, May 24. Guests of the Hotel are welcome to relax on lounge chairs and enjoy a selection of fresh salads, sandwiches, appetizers and refreshing drinks from Poolside, the resort's pool-side cafe. 


Fourteen cabans surrounding the pool are also available for rental, each cabana featuring a 32-inch flat-screen TV, ceiling fan, table and chairs, three private lounge chairs, refrigerator, bottled water and snack basket. To reserve, please contact the Front Desk at 717-533-2171.

Pool Hours:

  • Open daily, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day)
  • Labor Day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

An indoor pool complex is also open year-round from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Adults may enter at 6:30 a.m.

Hershey Lodge

The outdoor pool complex at Hershey Lodge, featuring a zero-entry pool, spray fountain and lounge area, opens for the summer season at noon on Saturday, May 25. 

However, if you're looking for some sweet indoor fun, the Lodge's indoor pool complex, Hershey's Water Works, is open year-round with interactive water features, such as a zero-entry pool, sand castle spray zone, lighthouse tipping bucket, basketball hoops, Twizzler's Twists water slides, Reese's Water Walk and more. During your visit, be sure to check out Cocoa Cabana's selection of starters, salads and soft-serve ice cream, and give the nearby arcade a spin. An outdoor splash pad is also available for guests.

Pool Hours:

  • Outdoor pool, noon to 7 p.m. daily (Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day)**
  • Hershey's Water Works, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
  • Outdoor splash pad, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily (Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day)

**Hours are subject to change depending on occupancy.

Hersheypark Camping Resort

The campground is excited to open its two swimming pools and kiddie pool for the summer season at noon on Friday, May 24. The pool complex is the perfect place to cool off after an afternoon at Hersheypark or at the campground's many recreation facilities, including playgrounds, horseshoe pits and basketball, volleyball and shuffleboard courts. An indoor game room and camp store stocked with slushies, snacks and more is also situated next to the pool for guests' convenience.

Pool Hours: 

  • Noon to 6 p.m. Friday, May 24
  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 25 through mid-June
  • 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mid-June through Early August
  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Early August through Labor Day