Make a splash

YMCA of Superior California community-pool rentals

If right about now is the time of year when you start acting extra nice to all of your friends lucky enough to have a pool, ease up on the fake smiles—there's an alternative. This summer, several Sacramento-area public pools are available to rent every Friday and Saturday night, from 6 to 10 p.m. Participating pools include Southside Pool (2115 Sixth Street) and Tahoe Pool (3501 59th Street), and the cost is $80 an hour, with a two-hour minimum and 50-people maximum. For more information, visit