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Outdoor Pools, Paddling Pools & Spray Pads

Outdoor Pools

Outdoor Pools

Due to unforeseen circumstances, facility schedules may change.  Find the latest drop-in schedule information at 

    Public Swim Times Other Swims

George Ward Pool
1915 5th St E
Jun 19 - Aug 23, 2019


1:00-8:00 p.m.

See Drop-in Online for:

  • Public Swim end times change during evening lesson dates (July 8 -19 Monday to Friday & July 22 to Aug.2 Monday to Friday) - see drop-in Online for public swim hours
  • Lane Swim
  • Parent & Tot
  • Aquafitness
Sat & Sun 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Lathey Pool
815 Taylor St E
June 12 - Aug.29, 2019


1:00-8:00 p.m.

  • STAT Holiday Hours - please see drop-in online for July 1 & Aug.5
Sat & Sun 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Mayfair Pool
1025 Ave F N

June 17 - Aug.27, 2019


1:00-8:00 p.m.

  • STAT Holiday Hours - please see drop-in online for July 1 & Aug.5
Sat & Sun 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Riversdale Pool
822 Ave H S
Jun 09 - Aug 30, 2019


1:00-8:00 p.m.

See Drop-in Online for:

  • Lane Swim
  • Family Swim
Sat & Sun 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Complimentary WiFi: Shaw Go WiFi guest access is now available at Mayfair, Lathey and Riversdale Pools!  

Admission Rates 

  General Admission Bulk Tickets
Adults (19+) $7.85 $62.80

Youth (6-18)

$4.70 $37.60
Preschool (under 6) Free Free
Family $15.70 $125.60

Also available! Group Rates (6 or more people) - $.50 off Adult & Youth single admission.       

Outdoor Pool Bulk tickets can be purchased at City Hall (2nd Floor Recreation and Community Development reception) or any of the 4 outdoor pools (George Ward, Mayfair, Lathey, Riversdale). 

Leisure Gift Cards

Give the gift of fun year-round with a Leisure Gift Card! Good for use at any Leisure Centreoutdoor poolindoor rink,  municipal golf course, plus the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & ZooGordon Howe Campground and Nutrien Playland at Kinsmen Park. Available for purchase at all the participating facilities and City Hall (2nd Floor Recreation and Community Development reception).

Swimming Lessons

Swimming lessons are offered throughout the summer at all four outdoor pools. Visit Registered Programs for more information and to register. 

Inclement Weather Closures

Outdoor pools will clear immediately if lightning occurs and close if temperature is 14 degrees or less and/or during steady rain conditions. Check Drop-in Online and sign up for Leisure Facilities Service Alerts for updates.

Paddling Pools

Paddling pools are part of the City's Summer Play Programs and are a great place for children to cool off on a hot summer's day. Admission is FREE!  

There are 29 paddling pools available Monday to Friday (closed August 6) and 16 available on Saturday and Sunday.

Play Program Hours

  Dates Hours
Monday - Thursday July 2 - August 23 (closed August 6) 10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


July 5 - August 23

12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.*

*Ends at 3:00 p.m. on August 23

Saturday & Sunday July 6- August 18  12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

NOTES:  Fill and drain times vary per paddling pool, check with staff on site to confirm water times.  To maintain water quality pool chemicals will be tested regularly.  During chemical additions participants will play outside the fenced area with a leader.

Locations, dates and current information: Check out the City'sinteractive mapping application .

Spray Pads

Splash the day away at one of 16 free spray pad locations, offering button-activated water play.  Many are also featured as part of the City's Summer Play Programs

Spray pads located near schools are turned off in June during recess, lunch and other times as requested by the school to ensure student safety.   

  Dates Hours
Open Daily June 1 - September 2 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Locations: Refer to the City's  interactive mapping application .