44 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…

Best Swimming Pools in Kansas City for Kids

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

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

Kansas City, KS:

Parkwood Swimming Pool

** Closed until further notice.

950 Quindaro Blvd. Kansas City, KS 66101

Parkwood Swimming Pool is located in the heart of Kansas City, KS. They offer diving boards, ample swim space and cheap daily admission!

Kansas City, MO:

Budd Park Pool

** Closed.

5600 Budd Park Espl St. Kansas City, MO 64108

This Kansas City pool has a water slide, zero depth entry for new and little swimmers and plenty of lounge space!

Swope Park Pool

** Listed as closed, but open June 12th though August 15th.

6700 Lewis Rd. Kansas City, MO 64106

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

** Closed for 2021 season.

5940 NW Waukomis Dr. Kansas City, MO 64151

Line Creek Pool is connected to Line Creek Ice Skating Rink. 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

** Listed as closed, but open June 12th though August 15th.

3801 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64130

This Kansas City pool offers a zero depth entry area, as well as waterfall kiddie slide and pool activities.

Jarboe Park Pool

** Closed for 2021 season.

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

** Closed for 2021 season.

1500 Benton Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64127

Grove Park Pool offers plenty of shaded structures, water activities and two water slides!

Tiffany Springs Aquatic Center

** Listed as closed, but open June 12th though August 15th.

9400 N Congress Ave. Kansas City, MO 64153

The Tiffany Springs Aquatic Center offers 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

** Opens Memorial Day

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!

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!

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

** Open May 29th to Labor Day 2021

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 Aquatic Center

** Opens Saturday, May 29th to Monday, August 16th.

10601 Lee Blvd. Leawood, KS 66206

The Leawood Aquatic Center offers 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

** Open May 29th, 2021 to August 24th,2021.

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.


Ad Astra Swimming Pool

** Anticipated to be open June 5th to August 1st, 2021.

8265 Maurer Rd. Lenexa, KS 66219

The Ad Astra Swimming pool has diving boards, a lap pool and zero depth entry.

Indian Trails Aquatic Center

** Anticipated to be open May 29th to September 6th, 2021.

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

** Anticipated to be open June 12th to August 1st, 2021.

W 103rd St & Hauser St. Lenexa, KS 66215

This Lenexa pool offers 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 Family Aquatic Center

** Will be open May 29 to Aug. 8th, 2021 and August 14th to September 5th, 2021.

5930 W 61st St. Mission, KS 66202

The Mission Family Aquatic Center is open this summer season! 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.


Black Bob Bay Pool

** Opens May 24th, 2021.

14500 W. 151st St. Olathe, KS 66062

When you visit Black Bob Bay you can enjoy diving boards, a lazy river, baby pool and water slide!

Frontier Pool

** Closed for the coming season.

15909 W 127th St. Olathe, KS 66062

Frontier Pool has a water slide, zero depth entry, dive well, spray features and a  lap pool!

Mill Creek Pool

** Opens May 29th, 2021.

320 E. Poplar St. Olathe, KS 66061

Mill Creek Park offers water slides, a zero depth entry, spray features and a lap pool.

Oregon Trail Pool

** Opens May 29th, 2021.

1750 W. Dennis Olathe, KS 66061

This Olathe pool offers a  water slide, zero depth entry, dive well, spray features and lap pool.

Overland Park:

Bluejacket Outdoor Pool

** Will not be open for 2021.

10101 Bond St. Overland Park, KS 66210

The Bluejacket Pool has 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

** Will not be open for 2021.

7405 Conser Overland Park, KS 66204

The Marty Pool offers 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)

** Open by reservation only.

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

** Opens Memorial Day, Noon to 7 pm

9701 Antioch Rd. Overland Park, KS 66212

Stonegate Pool 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

** Opens Memorial Day, Noon to 7 pm

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

** Opens Memorial Day, Noon to 7 pm

8421 W 77th St. Overland Park, KS 66204

Another one of the city’s largest swimming pools. 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!


Park Hill Aquatic Center (Indoor Pool)

** Currently working to reopen but no update.

8152 N Congress Ave. Parkville, MO 64152

The Park Hill Aquatic Center is an indoor pool that is currently working to reopen.

Keep in mind that this pool does follow the Park Hill School district schedule including inclement weather.


Memorial Park Outdoor Water Park

** No 2021 details yet. Stay updated.

520 Maurer Parkway Belton, MO

Memorial Park Water Park 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.


Fairway Swimming Pool

** No update for 2021.

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.

Gardner Pool:

Gardner Aquatic Center

** June 5th to September 6th, 2021. (After August 7th, only open on weekends)

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.

Prairie Village Pools:

Prairie Village Swimming Pool

** Scheduled to open May 29th, 2021.

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!

Paul Henson YMCA

** Temporarily closed.

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

** Will be open for 2021, but no date given yet.

4843 Rosewood Dr. Roeland Park, KS 66205

The Roeland Park Swimming Pool has swimming and slides for older children, or enjoy a safe youth pool for the little ones.

Shawnee Pools:

Merriam Aquatic Center

** Open daily in 2021.

6040 Slater St. Shawnee Mission, KS 66202

Jim Allen Aquatic Center & Splash Cove

** Open for 2021 season.

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! The baby pool is open Monday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00. Open Swim is open:

  • Monday – Friday* 12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday* 12:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thomas Soetaert Aquatic Center

** Open for 2021 season.

13805 Johnson Dr. Shawnee, KS 66216

Also located in Shawnee, KS, the Thomas Soetaert Aquatic Center is open:

  • Monday – Friday* 12:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday* 12:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Holiday Hours * 12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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


The View Community Center Outdoor Pool

** Open for 2021.

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 every day of the week, with different hours each day. There are also indoor swimming options here too.


Harrisonville Outdoor Aquatic Center

** Open for 2021.

706 Ash St. Harrisonville, MO 64701

This outdoor pool is open for family swim from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. They offer a variety of slides, zero depth entry and play features for younger kids and toddlers!


Adventure Oasis Water Park

** Opening May 29th, 2021.

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!

Platte City:

Platte County Community Center South (YMCA)

** Open with limited amenities.

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 County Community Center (YMCA)

** Open with limited amenities.

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!

Westwood Pool:

Woodside Pool

** Open for 2021, members only.

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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