44 Best Swimming Pools in Kansas City (Pools Near You)

Summer means it’s time to hit swimming pools in Kansas City to cool off & have fun family time. But, let’s face it, lugging the kids to the pool can be a lot of work.

Especially when you find out the pool isn’t what your family expected…

So, use our guide to find swimming pools near you & a fun pool for your kiddos!

Best Swimming Pools in Kansas City for Kids

44 Fun Swimming Pools in Kansas City

Organized by city

Use our MAP of swimming pools in Kansas City to find fun pools near you now! Discover the best swimming pools in Kansas City – fun outdoor pools from Lee’s Summit to Parkville to Olathe & everywhere in between.

If you have smaller children, there are 25 fun spray grounds around KC too! OR, want to swim indoors today? Check out our guide to Indoor Pools in Kansas City or Indoor Play Guide


Belton Pool:

Memorial Park Outdoor Water Park

520 Maurer Parkway

Belton, MO 64012

Memorial Park Water Park is open Sunday- Saturday from noon – 7:00 pm during regular season hours.

Guests can enjoy multiple slides, a “lazy river” and fun features for the little swimmers! You can also enjoy relaxing in the sun with their many lounge chairs or under the sun shades.


Blue Springs Swimming Pool:

Blue Springs Centennial Pool

2401 NW Ashton Dr

Blue Springs, MO 64015

The Blue Centennial Pool has a 25 yard indoor pool, a 50 meter outdoor pool, a shallow depth wading pool and water slides!

The Blue Springs Centennial swimming pool offers season passes, swim lessons for all ages, and water aerobics. Their hours are Friday 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Saturday 12:00 – 5:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 – 4:00 pm.


Fairway Pool:

Fairway Swimming Pool

6136 Mission Rd

Fairway, KS 66205

This swimming pool in Kansas City has plenty to offer, with a large shade and sun deck, a lap swimming pool, diving boards and 11-foot slide! Plus they offer the perfect oasis for toddlers which include a slide, dumping buckets and more.

The Fairway outdoor pool is open from 11:00 am- 8:00 pm during the summer.


Gardner Pool:

Gardner Aquatic Center

215 N Center St

Gardner, KS 66030

The Gardner Pool is a pool the whole family will enjoy! They offer zero depth entry, an active in-water play area, lazy river, water slides, spraygrounds, and a toddler pool.

They are open from 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm   Monday thru Sunday (May 25 to August 11) and after August 12: Saturdays and Sundays only from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm.


Grandview Pool:

The View Community Center Outdoor Pool

13500 Byars Rd

Grandview, MO 64030

This swimming pool location offers a lap pool, diving boards, lazy river and slide!

Plus, The View Community Center offers lifejackets. You can enjoy your day swimming starting at 5:30 am M-F, 8:30 am Saturday and 10:30 am Sunday. There are also indoor swimming options here too. 


Harrisonville Pool:

Harrisonville Outdoor Aquatic Center

706 Ash St

Harrisonville, MO 64701

This outdoor pool is open for family swim time Monday- Friday from 12:00 pm- 7:30 pm and Saturday- Sunday from 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm.

They offer a variety of slides, zero depth entry and play features for younger kids and toddlers!


Independence Pool:

Adventure Oasis Aquatics

2100 Hub Dr

Independence, MO 64050

Adventure Oasis has something everyone can enjoy! From water slides, a lazy river, poolside wall climb, lap pool and more.

Adventure Oasis is definitely one of the best swimming pools in Kansas City…it is more like a water park than a pool!


Kansas City, KS Pool:

Parkwood Swimming Pool

950 Quindaro Blvd

Kansas City, KS 66101

Parkwood Swimming Pool is located in the heart of Kansas City, KS and they are open every day except Monday. Tuesday – Saturday 12:00 – 8:00 pm & 2:00 – 8:00 pm Sunday.

They offer diving boards, ample swim space and cheap daily admission!


Kansas City, MO Swimming Pools:

Budd Park Pool

5600 Budd Park Espl St

Kansas City, MO 64108

This Kansas City pool is open daily: Noon – 6 pm. They have a water slide, zero depth entry for new and little swimmers and plenty of lounge space!


Swope Park Pool

6700 Lewis Rd

Kansas City, MO 64106

Open Daily from Noon – 5 p.m, Swope Park Pool is handicap accessible with two pools and a separate sprayground. They also have a shaded picnic area as well as plenty of lounge space.


Line Creek Pool

5940 NW Waukomis Dr

Kansas City, MO 64151

Line Creek Pool is open daily from noon – 6 pm. Pool goers can enjoy a day out in the with plenty of lounge space and a zero depth entry pool!

Plus there is a toddler slide for the little’s.


Brush Creek Community Pool

3801 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd

Kansas City, MO 64130

This Kansas City pool is open daily from noon – 7:00 pm and offers a zero depth entry area, as well as waterfall kiddie slide and pool activities.


Jarboe Park Pool

1640 Jarboe St

Kansas City, MO 64108

This pool is designed for younger swimmers (12 and under). With large shaded areas, picnic tables, two separate pools and adjacent playground, this pool is FREE!


Grove Park Pool

1500 Benton Blvd

Kansas City, MO 64127

Open daily from 11:00 am- 6:00 pm, Grove Park Pool offers plenty of shaded structures, water activities and two water slides!


Tiffany Springs Aquatic Center

9400 N Congress Ave

Kansas City, MO 64153

The Tiffany Springs Aquatic Center is open Mon – Fri from 12 pm – 8 pm and Sat & Sun from 11 am – 8 pm. They offer a lazy river, swimming pool and zero depth entry pool.

This swimmibg pool also has two slides as well as a sprayground area for the younger swimmers.


The Bay KC Water Park

7101 Longview Rd

Kansas City, MO 64134

This Kansas City pool offers a play pool, family pool (ideal for younger kids), lazy river and The Bayrider. The Bayrider is a surf simulator, the only public one located in the Kansas City area!

The Bay KC is open Mon – Sun from  12 pm – 7 pm!


Clayview Country Club

7990 N Farley Ave

Kansas City, MO 64158

The Clayview Country Club pool is one of the few pools open year round in the metro area! Pool hours are from 12 pm- 8 pm Sun-Sat.

The dome will open during the summer months and close during the cooler months. Plus it is heated in the off-season! 


Longview Lake Swim Beach

11101 Raytown Rd

Kansas City, MO 64134

While Longview Lake is not a swimming pool, they have created a man made beach that the whole family can enjoy! They offer plenty of picnic space and is over 1 acre.


Leawood Pool:

Leawood Aquatic Center

10601 Lee Blvd

Leawood, KS 66206

The Leawood Aquatic Center is open daily from 12 pm- 8 pm. They offer a spacious pool with a designated toddler and early swimmer area.

This Kansas City pool is perfect for the entire family!


Lee’s Summit Pool:

Summit Waves

120 SW Blue Pkwy

Lee’s Summit, MO 64063

Another one of the best pools in Kansas City, Summit Waves offers two slides, a lazy river, lap pool, diving boards and mini swimmer area.

The hours vary with the R7 school district, so be sure to check online once it gets closer to when school is back in session. 


Lenexa Swimming Pools:

Ad Astra Swimming Pool

8265 Maurer Rd

Lenexa, KS 66219

The Ad Astra Swimming pool is open Monday- Saturday from 12 pm- 8 pm and 12 pm- 6 pm on Sunday. This pool offers diving boards, a lap pool and zero depth entry.

Make sure you head to this pool before the end of the season as it will be permanently closed after August 4th 2019!


Indian Trails Aquatic Center

8801 Greenway Ln

Lenexa, KS 66215

This aquatic center is open daily from 12 pm- 8 pm. They offer zero depth entry, diving boards, slides and more! This swimming pool is great for swimmers of all levels!


Flatrock Creek Pool

W 103rd St & Hauser St

Lenexa, KS 66215

This Lenexa pool is also open daily from 12 pm- 8 pm. They offer in water and out of water shaded areas, diving board, in pool sprayers, AquaClimb rock wall, and zero depth entry!

If your kiddos love to climb, you’ll have fun at this pool. 


Mission Swimming Pool:

Mission Family Aquatic Center

5930 W 61st St

Mission, KS 66202

The Mission Family Aquatic Center is open Monday- Saturday from 12 pm- 8 pm and 12 pm- 6 pm on Sunday. This pool has diving boards, a water slide, lap pool and small/early swimmer pool!

With plenty of areas to pack a picnic and lounge, this is one of my family’s favorite pools. 


Olathe Swimming Pools:

Black Bob Bay Pool

14500 W. 151st St.

Olathe, KS 66062

Black Bob Bay is open Monday- Friday from 12:30 pm-8:00 pm and 12:30 pm- 7:00 pm Saturday and Sunday. Pool patrons can enjoy diving boards, a lazy river, baby pool and water slide!


Frontier Pool

15909 W 127th St

Olathe, KS 66062

Frontier Pool is open Monday – Friday from 12:30 p.m. – 8 p.m, and on Saturday & Sunday, from 12:30 – 7 pm. They have a water slide, zero depth entry, dive well, spray features and a  lap pool!


Mill Creek Park Pool

320 E. Poplar St.

Olathe, KS 66061

Mill Creek Park is open Monday – Friday from 12:30 pm to 5 pm and 12:30 pm. – 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Mill Creek Park offers water slides, a zero depth entry, spray features and a lap pool.


Oregon Trail Pool

1750 W. Dennis

Olathe, KS 66061

This Olathe pool is open  Monday – Friday from 12:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. and from 12:30 p.m. – 7 p.m Saturday and Sunday. They also offer a  water slide, zero depth entry, dive well, spray features and lap pool.


Overland Park Pools

Bluejacket Outdoor Pool

10101 Bond St

Overland Park, KS 66210

The Bluejacket Pool is open daily from 12 pm- 8 pm. They offer a zero depth entry, 15-foot tall water slide,diving boards and a zero depth entry youth pool with a dolphin water slide.


Marty Pool

7405 Conser

Overland Park, KS 66204

The Marty Pool is open daily from 12 pm- 8 pm. They offer a wide variety features for the whole family. They offer fountains (youth pool), tugboat slide (youth pool), shaded sand area, a pool with a zero depth entry and a water slide.


Jewish Community Center Pool (JCC)

5801 W 115th St

Overland Park, KS 66211

The pool hours at the Jewish Community Center vary week to week as there will be classes and workshops. Along with scheduled activities, pool patrons can benefit from their lap pool, lounge chairs, water slide and a spacious pool.


Stonegate Outdoor Pool

9701 Antioch Rd

Overland Park, KS 66212

Stonegate Pool is open daily from 12 pm- 8 pm and offers a recently updated environment! After the renovation in 2009, it now offers a giant slide, diving boards, zero depth entry, fountains and lap pool.


Tomahawk Ridge Aquatic Center

11950 Lowell Ave

Overland Park, KS 66213

As one of Kansas City’s largest pool facilities, Tomahawk Ridge Aquatic Center has something for everyone!

They offer a zero depth entry with cooling fountains, inflatable play feature, a 60-foot long family slide and a long, curly slide and a 25-meter lap lane.


Young’s Pool

8421 W 77th St

Overland Park, KS 66204

Another one of the city’s largest pool facilities, Young’s  Pool is also open daily  from 12 pm- 8 pm. They offer a body slide, diving boards, zero depth entry pool with cooling fountains, and a youth pool with spraying water and a whale slide.

This pool is heated with plenty of lounging and grassy areas!


Parkville Swimming Pools:

Park Hill Aquatic Center (Indoor Pool)

8152 N Congress Ave

Parkville, MO 64152

The Park Hill Aquatic Center is an indoor pool that is open during the following times listed.

Monday – Thursday: 7 am – 1 pm, 6:30 – 9 pm

Friday: 7 am – 1 pm

Saturday: 9 am – 6 pm

Sunday: Noon – 5 pm

Keep in mind that this pool does follow the Park Hill School district schedule including inclement weather so be sure to bookmark this post for the pool’s regular operating hours!


Platte County Community Center South (YMCA)

8875 Clark Ave.

Parkville, MO 64152

This swimming pool is indoors, so if you want to escape the heat for a day this pool is great!

There is also a playground so your kiddos can play in the water & monkey bars. You can find the full pool schedule online. 


Platte City Pool:

Platte County Community Center (YMCA)

3101 Running Horse Rd

Platte City, MO 64079

This pool is also indoors, but if you live in Platte County is a fun local option. Sometimes parents don’t feel like driving far…

There is also a sauna, walking track (for parents), & soft play area for little ones!


Prairie Village Pools:

Prairie Village Swimming Pool

7711 Delmar St

Prairie Village, KS 66208

The Prairie Village Pool has two water slides and a plunge pool,  zero depth entrances to the leisure and wading pools, a lap pool and plenty of grassy areas for you to relax and soak up some sun!

They are open from 4:30 pm- 8 pm Monday – Friday and 11 am-8 pm Saturday and Sunday.


Paul Henson YMCA

4200 W 79th St

Prairie Village, KS 66208

This YMCA has an outdoor pool and indoor swimming pool for those rainy summer days. Be sure to check out their open swim times, as some hours are blocked off for swim lessons. 


Roeland Park Pool:

Roeland Park Swimming Pool

4843 Rosewood Dr

Roeland Park, KS 66205

The Roeland Park Swimming Pool is open Monday- Saturday from 12 pm-8 pm and Sunday from 12 pm-6 pm. Pool patrons can enjoy swimming in the pool, riding the slides or enjoy a safe youth pool for the little ones.


Shawnee Pools:

Merriam Aquatic Center**

6040 Slater St

Shawnee Mission, KS 66202

** This pool is closed for 2019 due to renovations, Pool will reopen in summer 2020**


Jim Allen Aquatic Center & Splash Cove

11110 Johnson Drive

Shawnee, KS 66203

Another one of the best swimming pools in Kansas City, the Jim Allen Aquatic Center & Splash Cove. This pool is definitely a crowd-pleaser! They are open Monday – Saturday  from 10:30 am – 12 pm (baby pool). The open swim time is Monday – Friday 12:30 pm – 8 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 12:30 pm – 6 pm.


Thomas Soetaert Aquatic Center

13805 Johnson Dr

Shawnee, KS 66216

Also located in Shawnee, KS, the Thomas Soetaert Aquatic Center is open Monday – Friday  from 10:30 am – 12 pm (baby pool). The open swim time is Monday – Friday 12:30 p.m. – 8pm and Saturday & Sunday from 12:30 pm – 6 pm.

They offer a fully enclosed baby pool area with water playground, diving boards, lazy River, two slides and more!


Westwood Pool:

Woodside Pool

2000 W 47th Pl

Westwood, KS 66205

The Woodside Pool is open Monday- Friday from 11 am – 9 pm and 10 am – 7 pm Saturday and Sunday. They have a large pool with a diving board, a baby pool with splash pad, plenty of lounging areas and cabana!

Their main pool is family-friendly, but there is also an adult pool for date night too!


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