Venetian Pool in Coral Gables (part deux)


Lots of people have asked me to post Venetian Pool again. Well, we are going now. It is on a Sunday because I like going on Sundays.I like to get there at 10 am because parking is easier, there is no one there so you feel like you have the place to yourself and we can commandeer a good location under a tree or two to put our stuff and lounge chairs. the lounge chair rental is $5.00 and totally worth it. It's okay to bring in a bag with a sandwich or two and something to drink just be discreet. No coolers. They have showers and bathrooms for changing in and out of bathing suits. Bring a towel. The water is around 75 degrees and although it is cold when you jump in you get used to it pretty quick.

Warning: Last time we were there the park closed at 1pm because of capacity. Capacity is determined by the amount of lifeguards on duty at the time. It is imperative that you arrive at 10am to ensure that you get in. If you want to get there later there are no guarantees that you will get in. It would suck that you drive 75 miles to Coral Gables and not be able to get in to the pool.

Since the event is in Coral Gables, please let me know if you want to carpool. We can determine a meeting location if there is enough interest and cars that can assist in carpooling.

Let me know.Big Dave

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  • Tom k

    Had a great day with people who can't get any better!!

    1 · August 18

  • Marcos

    A great day to go swimming in a freshwater pool, having to wait a bit made it worthwhile.

    1 · August 18

  • Susan S.

    Thanks Dave, Good seeing the people who showed up. I had fun!

    1 · August 17

  • Angeliki

    That was such a memorable experience!!!! Thank you Dave for organizing the Venetian Pools event again and a heartfelt THANK YOU to all the members of the group for making my birthday so special. You are the best!!!!

    1 · August 17

  • Susan S.

    I signed up to come, can I bring my daughter?

    August 10

  • Marcos

    the pool is being filled now it will not be open until 12, some of us are going to go to the Biltmore

    August 17

    • Marcos

      we changed our minds we're at books and books

      1 · August 17

    • Big D.

      Books and books is on Aragon Avenue across from the Coral Gables museum.

      August 17

  • Ken

    I have to change as a maybe. I have a commercial Photo-shoot scheduled... Hopefully I will make it and get a chance to relax and catch up with everyone!

    August 16

  • Monique

    Would love to go Looks beautiful. About one hour and a half from me though :(

    August 13

  • Shirley

    I will be there this time. Anyone in Miami-- we can carpool together.

    July 30

  • Lily

    Wonderful historic landmark, an unbelievable pool. It's like taking a mini vacation. Go if you can!

    1 · July 29

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