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Joe LaPorte Recreation Facility & Franklin Pool

Due to COVID-19 Recommendations and Precautions, Franklin Pool is closed for 2020 Season

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Elizabethton’s Joe LaPorte Recreation Facility is a 3.9 acre facility that is home to Franklin Pool, an Olympic size swimming pool complete with two diving boards, a fenced in kiddie pool, acres of grass area for lounging and two covered pavilions inside a gated facility. Franklin Pool is located conveniently between Sycamore Shoals State Park and Sycamore Shoals Hospital and is accessible by Sycamore Shoals scenic walking trail and the Tweetsie Trail.

Franklin Pool Crowd
Hours of Operation 
Season runs from Memorial Day Weekend until Labor Day Weekend

2017 Opening Day: May 27 
2017 Closing Day: September 4

Monday-Friday 11AM-5:30PM
Saturday 10AM-5:30PM
Sunday 1:00PM-5:30PM

Private and Pavilion Rental Reservation Information


Reservations can be made and further information about Franklin Pool by calling 423-547-6440.