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

Spray pads at Oakridge Optimist Park, Medway Park, Riverbend Park, Ivey Park, Gibbons Park, Southeast Optimist Park, Ed Blake Park, Meadowgate Park and Constitution Park will remain open until Sunday, September 25.

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 can be found on this map.​​​

Spray pad locations
Spray pads Closing date Activation button

Gibbons Park

Sunday, September 25

Fire hydrant
Rowntree Park Tuesday, September 6 Post
Lambeth (Centennial Park) Tuesday, September 6 Bulldog
Ivey Park (Forks of the Thames)

Sunday, September 25

Individual features
Kiwanis Park Tuesday, September 6 Fire hydrant
West Lions Park Tuesday, September 6 Fire hydrant
Bonaventure Meadows Tuesday, September 6 Crossing gate
Jesse Davidson Park Tuesday, September 6 Baseball bat
South London Community Centre Tuesday, September 6 Benches
Southeast Optimist Park

Sunday, September 25

Fire hydrant
Oakridge Optimist Park

Sunday, September 25

Bollard
Ed Blake Park

Sunday, September 25

Crossing gate
Meadowgate Park

Sunday, September 25

Green post
Medway Park

Sunday, September 25

Fishing pole and fish
Constitution Park

Sunday, September 25

Various
Queens Park Tuesday, September 6 Buttons on ground
Riverbend Park 

Sunday, September 25

Post

Indoor pools

South London Community Pool will be closed from October 25 to November 7 for annual maintenance updates. East Lions Community Pool will be closed from December 13 to December 26 for annual maintenance updates. 

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

Please note this pool will be closed for annual maintenance updates from Saturday, August 27 to Saturday, September 17. ​​​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

This facility is currently closed and is being used as a COVID-19 Assessment Centre. 

656 Elizabeth Street

519-661-2525

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

Please note this pool will be closed for annual maintenance updates from Tuesday, December 13 to Monday, December 26. 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

Please note this pool will be closed for annual maintenance updates from Tuesday, October 25 to Monday, November 7. ​​​​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 closed.

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South London Community Pool

 Outdoor pools 

Outdoor pools are closed for the summer 2022 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 late June and close in late August. 

Outdoor pool locations
Byron Pool

Byron Pool is closed for the summer 2022 season. 

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.

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Byron Outdoor Pool
Gibbons Pool

Gibbons Pool is closed for the summer 2022 season. 

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.

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Gibbons Outdoor Pool
Glen Cairn Pool

Glen Cairn Pool is closed for the summer 2022 season. 

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.

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Glencairn Outdoor Pool
Northeast Pool

Northeast Pool is closed for the summer 2022 season. 

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.

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Northeast Outdoor Pool
Northridge Pool

Northridge Pool is closed for the summer 2022 season. 

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.

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Northridge Outdoor Pool
Oakridge Pool

Oakridge Pool is closed for the summer 2022 season. 

825 Valetta Street

519-661-4424

Oakridge Pool is a heated leisure swim pool with a small slide and diving well. 

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Oakridge Outdoor Pool
Southcrest Pool

Southcrest Pool is closed for the summer 2022 season. 

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.

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Southcrest Outdoor Pool
Silverwood Pool

Silverwood Pool is closed for the summer 2022 season. 

36 Sycamore Street

519-661-4413

Silverwood Pool is a leisure swim pool with a park site wading pool.

Stronach Pool

Stronach Pool is closed for the summer 2022 season. 

Please visit Play Your Way online for registration information. 

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.  The water slide is closed for summer 2022.

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Stronach Outdoor Pool
Thames Pool

Thames Pool is closed for the summer 2022 season. 

15 Ridout Street

519-661-4417

Thames Pool is a heated, 50-metre leisure swim pool with a water slide, diving boards, universal change rooms and a beach area with spray features. The facility is accessible by beach, stair or water wheelchair entry. 

Westminster Pool

Westminster Pool is closed for the summer 2022 season. 

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.

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Westminster Outdoor Pool

 

 Wading pools 

Wading pools are closed for the summer 2022 season. 

Wading pools are typically opened between June and July and closed 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 can be found on this map.

Wading pool locations

Wading Pools

Opening and Closing Dates

Hours of Operation

McMahen 640 Adelaide Street North

Closed

Closed 

Meredith 450 Nelson Street

Closed

Closed

Murray 75 Cliftonvale Avenue

Closed

Closed

Northeast Pool 1050 Victoria Drive

Closed

Closed

Northridge Pool 15 McLean Drive

Closed

Closed

Silverwood 36 Sycamore Street

Closed

Closed

Smith 194 Brampton Road

Closed

Closed

Springbank Springbank Park

Closed

Closed

University Heights 290 Trott Drive

Closed

Closed

Last modified:Monday, September 19, 2022