With the weather getting hotter and summer break quickly approaching, there’s no better way to spend a sweltering afternoon than enjoying a dip in one of Surrey’s many outdoor pools. Whether you bring the whole family, enrol the kids in lessons, or decide to go for a solo swim, there are plenty of easily accessible pools dispersed all across Surrey. An added bonus: admission is free at all eight pools!
Please note that for everyone’s safety:
- Pools will have reduced capacity to ensure physical distancing can be maintained.
- Patrons who are sick will not be allowed entry.
- Please come in your bathing suit ready to swim. Changeroom access will be limited to ensure social distancing can be maintained.
- Please bring all belongings with you to the pool deck.
- Please follow all safety and directional signage around the pool.
- Enhanced first aid and lifeguard rescue procedures will be in place.
- Expect enhanced cleaning and sanitization protocols.
- Lifejackets will not be provided this year, but you may bring your own.
- Pool toys will not be permitted.
Please check Tides Out for individual pool schedules and booking procedures.
13820 88 Avenue
Located at the east edge of Bear Creek Park’s parking lot, this outdoor pool is the perfect venue to spend a hot summer day. All of Bear Creek Park amenities are available for public use, such as picnic shelters, providing a location to fuel up before and after swimming.
17901 60 Avenue
Greenaway Pool occupies a unique location as it is nestled right in the heart of Cloverdale. Your group can’t decide on one activity to do? No problem; Elements Casino, Greenway Park Tennis Courts, Fraser Downs Racetrack and the Cloverdale Recreation Centre are only a short walking distance away!
10277 148 Street
This pool is the perfect place for groups on a scorching day, as it is one of the larger pools in Surrey. No wonder it is such a popular summer destination, as there is a large, versatile field surrounding it to have picnics, play games and kick around a soccer ball!
10662 148 Street
Holly Park is home to softball and soccer fields, lacrosse and ball hockey courts, a playground, a community garden, and Holly Outdoor Pool, which is positioned in the south-west corner. If you’re looking for a jam-packed day of good old-fashioned outdoor fun, this is the place for you!
13035 – 104 Avenue
Located right by Kwantlen Park Secondary School, Kwanten Outdoor Pool is nestled in a nice, quiet park with an inviting playground. A great place to bring just about everyone to enjoy a refreshing dip in marvellously blue water!
9340 88 Avenue
This pool can be found at Port Kells Park, just west of the Port Kells Village centre. Along with the pool, there are other entertaining outdoor amenities that can be found at the park, including baseball diamonds and a turf field, that can add to a fun-filled afternoon!
15455 – 26 Avenue
If you are looking to spend an afternoon at a cosy community park, this is the pool for you. The park has multiple playgrounds and is frequented by many families to spend a day outdoors and enjoy the sunshine!
6845 133 Street
Out of all eight outdoor pools, this pool has the most versatile location as it resides in a park that has endless amenities. Unwin Park has something for everyone including: a new water park, soccer fields, sports boxes, baseball diamonds, picnic shelters and a BBQ area!
Bear Creek, Greenaway, Sunnyside and Hjorth Road outdoor pools are now open. Holly, Port Kells, Kwantlen and Unwin outdoor pools will open on June 26, 2021. Indoor pools remain closed until further notice.
Indoor pools are currently open at the Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex and Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre. Guildford Recreation Centre, Newton Recreation Centre and South Surrey Indoor Pool are scheduled to reopen at a later date.
(Photo Credit: Tide’s Out Surrey)
(Updated June 23, 2021)