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Where to find Pools & Splashpads in Kitchener/Waterloo 

Looking for something to do with the kids this summer?  Kitchener Waterloo has you covered with indoor & outdoor pools and splash pads all over the region so you can enjoy all the fun this region has to offer!  Click on each pool heading for more info on programs, hours, camps and other great info about each pool!

Outdoor Pools:



Harry Class Pool

45 Woodside Ave, Kitchener

Since 1931, Harry Class pool has been the place to be for Kitchener
residents on a hot summer day. This large    outdoor pool features a two-story waterslide and one meter diving board. On-site change facilities are available for pool visitors. Programming includes swim lessons for all ages, as well as daily public, family and lane swims. 




Idlewood Pool

5 Thaler Ave, Kitchener

Idlewood Community Pool is Kitchener's best kept secret. This beautiful outdoor community pool, nestled in quiet green space is ready for you to explore. The pool features a lane area as well as a small slide and expansive shallow area ideal for young families. It is within walking distance from many Kitchener neighbourhoods, but also provides bike racks and extensive parking. 



Kiwanis Park Pool

1000 Kiwanis Park Dr, Kitchener

Hundreds of residents visit Kiwanis Park pool daily during the summer months to enjoy the serene outdoor space, including summer camp programs from the park and from surrounding areas. In addition to the lake-like design, the new pool now has a spray feature so that even the youngest park visitors have a place to cool off.



Wilson Pool

78 Wilson Ave, Kitchener

Wilson pool is ideal for young families as it is equipped with a large shallow end, and provides registered lessons, drop in lessons and public swims. The pool is located right beside a large park and playground, and is a great spot to book a birthday party!



Moses Springer Community Centre

150 Lincoln Rd, Waterloo

Eight-lane outdoor pool with two waterslides, a ramp and stair leading into the shallow end. The pool has male and female change rooms, a shaded area and picnic tables.

It's open from mid-July to mid-September. Drop-in and registered swimming programs are available.


Indoor Pools:

Breithaupt Centre Pool

350 Margaret Ave, Kitchener

Breithaupt Centre is a fully accessible, multi-use facility, featuring a 25-yard pool, a warm water pool, gymnasium, solarium and several rooms to accommodate small to large events.   

The centre offers registered programs, drop-in, pay-as-you-play gym programs, summer and March break camps, a snack bar, swimming lessons for all ages, recreational swims and aquatic fitness - activities for everyone to enjoy. 

With plenty of free parking and the convenience of public transport nearby, Breithaupt Centre is the ideal place to spend part of your day.




Cameron Heights Pool

301 Charles St E, Kitchener

Cameron Heights is a great pool for swim lessons, lots of pool space and smaller class sizes.   

They offer a wide variety of fitness programs from  stroke correction to improve your swim technique, master swim club, triathlon training programs, aqua cycle and boot camp style pool fitness classes.  





Forest Heights Pool
253 Fischer Hallman Road, Kitchener

Forest Heights boasts two fully accessible indoor pools - a 25-metre lap pool and smaller warm pool - with male, female and family change rooms. 

Programming includes swim lessons for all ages and skill levels, a variety of aquafit classes, public, family and lane swims. 




Lyle Hallman Pool

600 Heritage Drive, Kitchener

As a part of the Grand River Recreation Complex, Lyle Hallman Pool offers lessons for all ages as well as weekly classes, lane swims and recreational swims in a clean, bright space.

The water slide is a very popular feature and is included in the admission price. Bright colours, palm trees, skylights and large picture windows, makes every trip to Lyle Hallman pool a mini vacation.




Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex

101 Father David Bauer Drive, Waterloo

The Swimplex has a variety of pools, a diving tower, springboards, a waterslide and a splash area for children. Male, female and alternate-needs change rooms are available.

It's open year-round with the exception of an annual maintenance closure in September. Drop-in and registered swimming programs are available.


Splash Pads

There are various splash pads located around the region in local parks and spaces to cool off this summer, here's a   list to get you out and exploring!

  • Breithaupt Park splash pad, Breithaupt Park, 806 Union St.
  • Centreville Chicopee splash pad, 141 Morgan Ave.
  • Chandler Mowat splash pad, 222 Chandler Dr.
  • Doon Pioneer Park splash pad, 150 Pioneer Dr. (closed for community centre renovations for all of 2019
  • Kingsdale splash pad, 78 Wilson Ave
  • McLennan Park splash pad, 901 Ottawa St. S. 
  • Vanier Park splash pad,329 Vanier Dr.
  • Victoria Park splash pad, Courtland Ave. W.
  • Waterloo park Splash pad, 50 Young St West, Waterloo
  • The boardwalk Shopping Centre – Waterloo
  • Kiwanis Park – spray feature – 1000 Kiwanis Park Dr





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