Updated June 25, 2023
When we go camping, we love checking out activities that are local to the area that we are staying in and that includes checking out some of the best outdoor pools in Alberta! Here are some that you can put on your list!
Are you looking for a CAMPGROUND with a pool? Check out this post: Campgrounds with Pools in Alberta: Plan a Splashing Good Time! All the campgrounds listed are open to the public – you don’t need to have a membership to stay in them.
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The McKay Ranch Outdoor Aquatic Centre (Abbey Centre)
Address: Box 220, 4500 Womacks Rd, Blackfalds, AB
Admission: Free/under 1, $1/1-2yrs, $5/3-7 yrs, $5.50/8-12yrs, $6.50/13-17yrs, $9/adults, $7/seniors, $20/family
This fee provides admission to the entire Abby Centre, including the indoor play space.
About the pool: With a spray park with tot slides, giant tipping buckets and lots of spray features, plus the leisure pool with a zero-depth entrance with beach features, a little tots’ area, and two three-story water slides.
Visit the Abby Centre website.
Address: 2710 Parkside Drive South, Lethbridge, AB
Admission: Free/0-2yrs, $4.25/3-12 yrs, $4.75/13-17 yrs + students(18-21yrs), $7/adult, $5.25/senior, $17/family
About the pool: With a climbing wall, two water slides, zero depth entry, spray park, concession and more this pool is the place to be in the Lethbridge summer heat!
Raymond Outdoor Pool
Address: 60W 100N, Raymond, AB
Admission: Free/0-3yrs, $5/4-17yrs, $6/adult, $20/family
About the pool: This oasis-themed outdoor pool boasts 2 water slides, a rock climbing wall, 1 and 3 metre diving boards, Jr. Olympic lane pool, spray toys, beach points, shaded picnic area and a toddler section!
Visit the Town of Raymond Recreation webpage.
Aquatera Outdoor Pool
Address: 102 St &, 102 Ave, Grande Prairie, AB
Admission: Free/0-2yrs, $4.50/3-12yrs, $6.50/13-17yrs+students, $8.51/adults, $6.50/seniors, $22/family
About the pool: Located in Muskoseepi Park. The Aquatera Outdoor Pool features a tots pool, waterslide, zero beach, Spanish steps and lily islands, greenspace and a picnic area.
Bassano Swimming Pool
Address: 253 – 6 Avenue, Bassano, AB
Admission: Free/0-2yrs, $3.75/3-7 yrs, $5.75/8-17yrs, $6.75/adult, $5.75/senior, $25.50/family
About the pool: The pool has a zero-grade entry, diving boarding, slide, hot tub, and vending machines.
Cardston Outdoor Pool
Address: 64 4th Ave West, Cardston, AB
Admission: Free/0-3yrs, $5/4-17yrs, $6/adult, $20/family
About the pool: Two water slides, lazy river, zero entry with splash features, baby pool, and a six lane lap pool are part of this local attraction.
Crowsnest Pass Community Pool
Address: 11973 20th Avenue Blairmore, AB
Admission: Free/0-2yrs, $5/3-8yrs, $6/9-17yrs, $10/adult, $6/senior, $20/family
About the pool: Renovated in 2016, the pool features a zero-depth entrance with spray features, dedicated toddler pool, water slide, 6 lane lap pool, lazy river, and hot tub.
Visit Pass Pool online.
Drumheller Outdoor Pool
Address: 100 Riverside Drive West, Drumheller, AB
Admission: Free/0-5yrs, $5/6-17yrs, $8.75/adult, $6.25/60+, $20/family
About the pool: Admission gets you into both the indoor and outdoor pools at the Aquaplex, next to the World’s Largest Dinosaur and free splash park. The outdoor pool is just a 6 lane lap pool. Indoors is the zero entry pool, with separate hot tub, steam room, and 150 foot waterslide.
Visit the Drumheller Aquaplex webpage.
Entwistle Outdoor Pool
Address: 4916 51 Street, Entwistle, AB
Admission: Free/0-5yrs, $4/6-12yrs, $5/13-17yrs, $6/adult, $5/55+, $15/family
About the pool: The Entwistle Outdoor Pool features a 4 Lane x 25m pool, beach area with spray toys, a diving board and water slide.
Visit them on the Parkland County website.
Fahler Regional Pool
Address: #129 Central Avenue S.E., Fahler, AB
Admission: Free/0-2yrs, $4/3-5yrs, $8/6-17yrs, $9/adult, $8/55+, $30/family
- Watch for free Sponsor Swim periods!
About the pool: Fahler’s pool is a pretty basic 4 lane pool with simple slide and diving board. They are having some staffing issues in 2023 and have limited their hours for the season.
Visit the Town of Fahler‘s page.
Richardson Pioneer Central Peace Aquatic Centre
Address: 4812 44 Ave, Spirit River, AB
Admission: Free/0-2yrs, $4.50/3-12yrs, $6/13-17yrs, $7/adult, $6/60+, $22/family
About the pool: Renovated in 2013, this pool features whirlpool, beach entry, water slides, spray features, and more!
Shirley McClellan Aquatic Centre
Address: 301 8th Ave, Oyen, AB
Admission: $4/child, $5/youth, $6/adult, $18/family
About the pool: On the “fun” side is a zero depth entrance with the yellow mushroom “spray” feature, lazy river, and waterslide, and a five lane lap pool with diving board on the other.
Visit the pool’s Facebook page.
Stirling Swimming Pool
Address: 337 5 St, Stirling, AB
Admission: Free/0-3 yrs, $5/4-17yrs, $6/adults, $25/family
About the pool: Near two playgrounds and the town campground, this pool features a shallow kiddie area/spash park, waterslide, and lap pool. Be sure to check out the What’s Pop’n Pop Shop as well.
Trochu Swimming Pool and Splash Park
Address: 401 School Road, Trochu
Admission: Free/0-3yrs, $2.50/4-5yrs, $4.50/6-17yrs, $5.50/adult, $4.50/55+, $15/family
About the pool: A simple five lane pool is located next to Brian’s Splash Park in the town of Trochu. They have a super active Facebook presence, be sure to check it out!
Vauxhall Outdoor Pool
Address: 417 4 Ave N, Vauxhall, AB
Admission: Free/0-4yrs, $5/5yrs+
About the pool: Vauxhall pool features a zero entry toddler area with spray features, a wandering river, and lap pool with a unique water slide. While you’re in the area, be sure to visit the Vauxhall Giant Potato.
Visit the Town of Vauxhall outdoor pool webpage.
Address: 516 Centre Street, Vulcan, AB
Admission: Free/0-2yrs, $6/3-17yrs, $7/adults, $6/65+, $25/family
About the pool: With a 10-person accessible hot tub, zero entry pool, spray features with spray park, 1m diving board, climbing wall, inflatable toys, and two waterslides this pool is going to be a fun stop in the Star Trek themed town!
Mount Pleasant (Calgary)
Address: 2310 6 St NW, Calgary, AB
Admission: Free/0-2yrs, $5/3yrs+ for 90 minutes
About the pool: Mount Pleasant Outdoor Swimming Pool is operated by the Mount Pleasant Community Association in partnership with the Calgary Outdoor Swimming Pools Association. It has a zero depth entry, basic slide, and a concession available.
Other Outdoor Pools in Calgary
Be sure to check out these other outdoor pools in Calgary as well. The same admission rates apply.
- Bowview Outdoor Pool 1910 6 Avenue N.W.
- Forest Lawn Outdoor Pool 1706 39 Street S.E.
- Highwood Outdoor Pool 25 Holmwood Avenue N.W.
- Millican Ogden Outdoor Pool 2094 – 69th Avenue S.E.
- Silver Springs Outdoor Pool 5720 Silver Ridge Dr NW
- South Calgary Outdoor Pool 3130 16 Street S.W. (delayed opening in 2023)
- Stanley Park Outdoor Pool 4011 1a St SW (wading pool closed until further notice)
Borden Natural Swimming Pool
Address: 7615 Borden Park Rd NW, Edmonton, AB
Admission: Free/0-12yrs, $7.50/13-17yrs, $9/adults, $7.50/seniors, $24/household
About the Pool: Naturally filtered water – no chlorine or salt used! There is a kiddie pool and gradual entry full sized pool. Read our full post about the Borden Pool.
Visit the Borden Natural Swimming Pool website.
Other Outdoor Pools in Edmonton
Be sure to check out these other outdoor pools in Edmonton as well. The same admission rates apply.
More Outdoor Pools in the Edmonton Area
Alexandra Outdoor Pool
Address: 5 Alexandra Park, Leduc, AB
Admission: Free/0-2yrs, $3.75/3-7 yrs, $4.75/8-17yrs & seniors, $6/adults, $15.50/family
About the pool: Chlorine water with a 1.5m deep main pool, dive tank, 1m diving board, and waterslide. The free water park is next door.
Visit the Alexandra Outdoor Pool website.
Grosvenor Outdoor Pool
Address: 1 Grenfell Avenue, St. Albert, AB
Admission: Free/0-1yrs, $4.50/2-12yrs, $6/13-17yrs, $7.25/adult, $6/60+yrs, $17.50/family
About the pool: St Albert is keeping things simple with a large leisure pool and a deep diving tank.
Visit the City of St Albert Grosvenor pool page.
Looking for More?
While you’re searching for water activities, check out Festival Park in Whitecourt and Aqua Splash in Sylvan Lake. Do you really love pools? Check out our list of Alberta campgrounds with pools (not lakes!)!
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