Summer FUN Guide: Cool Pools

Read on for our list of some of the coolest pools in and around the city.

Discover the pleasures of swimming at an indoor pool this summer. Perfect for days when there are extreme heat alerts. GTA families are lucky to have many family-friendly pools available with affordable open swim options. Read on for our list of some of the coolest pools in and around the city.

Angus Glen Pool in Markham

Angus Glen Pool
3990 Major Mackenzie Drive East, Markham, ON L6C 1P8
905-944-3777 |
The Angus Glen Swimming pool features 6 lanes. It's a teaching/leisure pool with hydrotherapy jets and a splash/play area, with a large tube slide.

Birchmount Community Centre Pool

Birchmount Community Centre Pool
93 Birchmount Rd, Scarborough, ON M1T 2M5
416-396-4311 | 
Birchmount Leisure Pool is one of two leisure pools in the Scarborough District providing swim lessons, lane, leisure, family swims and birthday parties for all ages. Features include a sauna, warm conversation pool with jets, a large water slide, children's shallow area with a children's slide and a spraying elephant.

Bayview Hill Pool in Richmond Hill

Bayview Hill Pool
114 Spadina Rd, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 2Y9
905-508-5995 |
The Bayview Hill Pool is 25 metres long and features 5 lanes. There's a shotgun waterslide, relaxation jets and built in benches. There's a toddler pool with a
beach area, bubble maker and whale slide.

Douglas Snow Aquatic Centre in Toronto

Douglas Snow Aquatic Centre
5100 Yonge St, North York, at Mel Lastman Square
416-395-7585 |
North York's Douglas Snow Aquatic Centre features an Olympic size warm water pool, a whirlpool for therapy, and large tube slide. The pool offers leisure and family swim time.

Iroquois Ridge Pool in Oakville

Iroquois Ridge Community Centre Pool
1051 Glenashton Drive, Oakville
905-338-4255 |
The Iroquois Ridge Pool features a 25-metre, eight-lane pool as well as a separate leisure pool with a waterslide. The pool offers swimming lessons and programs for all ages and abilities, recreational swimming and drop-in Waterfit.

Regent Park Aquatic Centre in Toronto

Regent Park Aquatic Centre
640 Dundas St E M5A 2B8
416 338-2237 |
This stand alone aquatic facility is located in the heart of Regent Park and features a 25 meter lap pool, leisure pool, spa pool, tarzan rope, diving board and water slide. A universal change room allow for full accessibility for all patrons. Programs accommodate participants from preschoolers to older adults.

Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Pool

Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre Pool
875 Morningside Ave M1C 0C7
416-283-5222 |
The Toronto Pan Am Sport Centre (TPASC) is co-owned by the City of Toronto and the University of Toronto Scarborough. This facility is 312,000 square feet. It is located in the Scarborough District on the corner of Tams Road and Morningside Ave. TPASC has 2 olympic-sized 10 lane swimming pools, a 25m diving tank with both diving platforms and spring diving boards.

What's your family's favourite pool in the GTA?

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