Pools and spray pads

Please follow the City's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for aquatics updates. Check our closures and cancellations page to ensure your facility is open or your program is running as scheduled. 

Review schedules for aquatics lessons and drop-ins

Spray pads

All City of London spray pads are closed for the season.

Spray pads typically open from Victoria Day weekend to Labour Day weekend. These amenities operate between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. daily. Spray pads are free, interactive play areas that have sensors users push to activate water features. These amenities use potable water. Spray pads are unsupervised and have no standing water. 

Spray pad locations
Spray pads Activation button

Gibbons Park

Fire hydrant
Rowntree Park Post
Lambeth Centennial Park Bulldog
Ivey Park (Forks of the Thames) Individual features
Kiwanis Park Fire hydrant
West Lions Park Fire hydrant
Bonaventure Meadows Crossing gate
Jesse Davidson Park Baseball bat
South London Community Centre Benches
Southeast Optimist Park Fire hydrant
Oakridge Optimist Park Bollard
Ed Blake Park Crossing gate
Meadowgate Park Green post
Medway Park Fishing pole and fish
Constitution Park Various
Queens Park Buttons on ground
Riverbend Park  Post

In addition to the spray pads listed above, the City manages the On the Riverbank Splash Pad located at Storybook Gardens. For more details related to this spray pad, please visit Storybook Gardens website. 

Indoor pools

Enjoy year-round aquatic programming at any of our indoor pools!  Come swim with us and participate in any of our aquatic activities such as swim lessons, lane swim, aquafit, parent and tot swims, recreation swims and so much more.  You don’t need to wait until the summer to splash and have fun! You can view current schedules and register for programs at Play Your Way online.  Registration can also be completed over the phone at 519-661-5575 during regular business hours. For general recreation program inquiries or to book a rental, call 519-661-5575 or email recreation@london.ca.

Indoor pool locations
Canada Games Aquatic Centre

​​​1045 Wonderland Road North

519-661-4455

This facility includes a 50-metre, 8-lane pool and 1 to 10 metre diving boards. It also includes an elevator, a change table with a lift, an electric pool lift, stair entry and universal change rooms. Program offerings include recreational swims, lane swims and aquafit classes, swim lessons and aquatic leadership programs.

Recreation customer service hours

  • Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Canada Games Aquatic Centre Indoor Pool
Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre

656 Elizabeth Street

519-661-2523

This facility includes a 25-metre, 6-lane pool and a climbing wall. It also includes a change table with a lift, an electric pool lift, stair entry and a universal change room. Program offerings include recreational swims, lane swims and aquafit classes, swim lessons and aquatic leadership programs.

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Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre Indoor Pool
East Lions Community Centre

1731 Churchill Avenue

519-661-4406

This facility includes a 25-metre, six lane pool and a small leisure pool. Both pools have a ramp.  This facility includes universal change rooms with adjustable change tables that have a lift and accessible washrooms.  Program offerings include recreational swims, lane swims, women-only swimming and aquafit classes, swim lessons and aquatic leadership programs.

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East Lions Community Centre Indoor Pool
South London Community Pool

​​​​585 Bradley Avenue

519-661-0920

This facility includes a whale-shaped pool, a smaller guppy pool, a water slide and a climbing wall. It also includes a change table with a lift, ramp entry in the large pool, stair entry in the small pool and a universal change room. Program offerings include recreational swims, lane swims, Women Only swimming and aquafit classes, swim lessons and aquatic leadership programs.  The water slide is currently open.

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South London Community Pool

Outdoor pools 

All outdoor pools are closed for the 2023 season. 

Cool off this summer by swimming at our outdoor pools! Come swim with us and participate in one of our many summer programs such as swim lessons, swim team, dive team, recreation swims or attend one of our many special event days. Our outdoor pools typically open in early July and close in late August. 

Outdoor pool locations
Byron Pool

1330 Brock Lane

519-661-4405

Byron Pool is a heated leisure swim pool with a diving board and climbing wall. The facility is accessible by beach entry or water wheelchair entry. Byron Pool is open from Monday to Saturday and closed on Sunday. 

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Byron Outdoor Pool
Gibbons Pool

2B Grosvenor Street

519-661-4407

Gibbons Pool is a heated, 25-metre lap pool with a diving boards and diving wells. The large pool is accessible by ramp entry. Gibbons Pool is open from Sunday to Friday and closed on Saturday. 

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Gibbons Outdoor Pool
Glen Cairn Pool

370 Chippendale Crescent

519-661-4420

Glen Cairn Pool is a leisure swim pool. The facility is accessible by ramp entry or water wheelchair entry. Clen Cairn Pool is open from Sunday to Friday and closed on Saturday. 

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Glencairn Outdoor Pool
Northeast Pool

1050 Victoria Avenue

519-661-4409

Northeast Pool is a heated leisure swim pool with a diving diving board and wading pool. The facility is accessible by ramp entry. Northeast Pool is open from Monday to Saturday and closed on Sunday. 

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Northeast Outdoor Pool
Northridge Pool

15 McLean Drive

519-661-4412

Northridge Pool is a leisure swim pool with a diving well and diving boards, as well as a park site wading pool. Northridge Pool is open from Sunday to Friday and closed on Saturday. 

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Northridge Outdoor Pool
Oakridge Pool

825 Valetta Street

519-661-4424

Oakridge Pool is a heated leisure swim pool with a small slide and diving well. Oakridge Pool is open from Sunday to Friday and closed on Saturday. 

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Oakridge Outdoor Pool
Southcrest Pool

15 Hazelwood Ave

519-661-4415

Southcrest Pool is a heated leisure swim pool with a beach area and spray features. This facility is accessible by beach entry, stair entry and water wheelchair entry. Change rooms include a changing table. Southcrest Pool is open from Monday to Saturday and closed on Sunday. 

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Southcrest Outdoor Pool
Silverwood Pool

36 Sycamore Street

519-661-4413

Silverwood Pool is a leisure swim pool with a park site wading pool. Silverwood Pool is open from Monday to Saturday and closed on Sunday. 

Stronach Pool

1221 Sandford Street

519-661-4416

Stronach Pool is a heated leisure swim pool with a water slide and a beach area with spray features. The facility is accessible by beach or water wheelchair entry.  Stronach Pool is open from Monday to Saturday and closed on Sunday. 

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Stronach Outdoor Pool
Westminster Pool

650 Osgoode Drive

519-661-4418

Westminster Pool is a heated leisure swim pool with an accessible beach area featuring spray features. There is also a diving board in the deep area. Westminster Pool is open from Monday to Saturday and closed on Sunday. 

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Westminster Outdoor Pool

 

Wading pools 

All wading pools are closed for the summer 2023 season.

Wading pools typically open in early-July and close in mid-August and early-September. These amenities are free for use and have a lifeguard on site at all times. Wading pools have a maximum depth of 0.6 metres. Cloth and disposable diapers are not permitted. We recommend swim diapers. 

Wading pool locations

 Wading pool locations can be found on this map.

Wading Pools

Opening and Closing Dates

Hours of Operation

McMahen

640 Adelaide Street North

Currently closed

Currently closed

Meredith

450 Nelson Street

Currently closed

Currently closed

Murray

75 Cliftonvale Avenue

Currently closed

Currently closed

Northeast Pool

1050 Victoria Drive

Currently closed

Currently closed

Northridge Pool

15 McLean Drive

Currently closed

Currently closed

Silverwood

36 Sycamore Street

Currently closed

Currently closed

Smith

194 Brampton Road

Currently closed

Currently closed

Springbank

Springbank Park

Currently closed

Currently closed

University Heights

290 Trott Drive

Currently closed

 

Currently closed

Last modified:Monday, October 16, 2023