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Cool Off at the Pool!

This is a compilation of some of the public pools in the Waukesha County area, including Milwaukee County and Jefferson County.  Which pool is your family’s favorite?

We hope you have fun and cool off in these water attractions this summer!

*Please visit individual websites for costs and hours.

P.S. If beaches are more your thing, check out our Lake Country Beaches Guide!

Outdoor Pools

Wiberg Aquatic Center at Wirth Park Brookfield

Wirth Park, 2585 North Pilgrim Rd, Brookfield  (262) 787-3901

Open June 1 through August 18th, 2019.

Elm Grove Swimming Pool + Plans for a Splash Pad

Village Park, 13600 Juneau Blvd  (262) 782-6940

Open June 1st (Free Swim Day) through August 18th, 2019.

Buchner Pool – Waukesha

223 Oakland Avenue, Waukesha (262) 524-3726

Opens June 8 for 2019 season through August 25, 2019 (except August 12-16 and August 19-23 open from 2:00-7:00 pm). Note: Pool will be closed from 5:00-6:00 pm on Saturday, July 20 to prepare for the Under the Sea Party.

Horeb Springs Pool-Waukesha

330 Spring St. PH: 262-524-3727

Opens June 8 for 2019 season through August 30, 2019. Pool will be closed from 5:00-6:00 pm on Saturday, July 13 to prepare for the Baby Shark Party.

Cool Waters Park in West ALlis

2028 S. 124th St., West Allis, WI 53227

Enjoy a fun-filled day at Cool Waters Family Aquatic Park in Milwaukee County’s own Greenfield Park. The zero-depth, heated pool has giant tube and body waterslides, children’s waterslides, interactive water toys, sand volleyball courts, a children’s playground, Cool’s Cafe and more. Take the family and spend the entire day at Cool Waters, the place to be this summer!

Opens May 25, 2019 – May 27th for Memorial Day Weekend. Summer hours coming soon!

David F. Schulz Aquatic Center in Lincoln Park Milwaukee

1301 W. Hampton Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53209

Speed down the tube and body waterslides, then float along the Lazy River. The water is heated, so come on in! Your littlest swimmers will enjoy the interactive water toys including spray jets, spray posts, water troughs, The Bucket Dump and more.

Test your diving skills in the deep well, do some lap swimming, or play water basketball in the “leisure pool.” When you need some rest, relax in a lounge chair on the pool deck and enjoy food and beverages from the concessions stand.​

The water park is open each day of the Memorial Day holiday weekend (May 25 – 27) from noon – 6 p.m. Summer hours to be announced.

Watertown Aquatic Center

Riverside Park, 1009 Perry Street, Watertown, WI 53094 (920)262-8085

This municipal pool offers a fun-filled day of refreshing activities for the whole family! Swimmers can take advantage of the many features such as the large zero depth area. This area enables swimmers to enjoy the heated water in a variety of depths from 0′ to 5½ feet in the main pool. Other features include a 12′ Mushroom Waterfall, several floor fountains, and even waterslides for the younger set! Enjoy a wild ride down our 216 foot waterslide and take a plunge on our 24 foot dropslide. There is also a one-meter diving board, 25 meter lap lanes and an area for water basketball. Please note this pool only accepts cash, no debit or credit card.

Open June 1st for the 2019 summer through August 25th.

River Bend RV Resort in Watertown

W6940 Rubidell Road, Watertown, WI 53094 920-261-7505

This is a campground, but the water park is available with a wristband daily.
Day use is $5.00 per person Mon – Thursday and $15.00 per person Fri, Sat & Sun.
Monday through Thursday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

    • 8,000 Square Foot Water Park
    • Two 300 foot waterslides
    • kiddie pool with slide
    • Outdoor whirlpool
    • 350 person capacity heated pool

There is also a pond with Wibets and a sandy beach included with the daily wristband purchase.

Veteran’s Memorial Aquatic Center in Hartford

777 S. Main Street, Hartford, WI 53027   262-670-3730

Come check out this brand new pool, which just opened July of 2016. Please note they accept cash only. They do have an ATM on site.

Open May 25, 2019 – June 9 for pre-season swim. Monday – Friday 4:00 – 7:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday 12:00 – 6:00 pm.
*Saturday, June 9 – 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Open June 10, 2019 – August 18 for regular season swim. Monday – Friday 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday 12:00 – 6:00 pm.

Open August 19 – August 30, 2019 for post season swim. Monday – Friday 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday 12:00 – 6:00 pm.

Tosa Pool at Hoyt Park

1800 N Swan Blvd, Wauwatosa, WI 53226   414-302-9160

The TOSA Pool at Hoyt Park is an award-winning outdoor community pool that provides summertime fun for all ages. With affordable memberships for families and individuals and daily admission options, the pool welcomes visitors from across Southeast Wisconsin.

Opens May 25 2019 through September 2, 2019.

Sunset Park Pool in Elkhorn

The heated Sunset Pool includes slides, basketball hoops, zero entry, geysers, handicapped accessibility, concessions, shade umbrellas and more! The pool is available for private party rental. An exterior concession stand is available for all park users. Pool season passes make great gifts and can be purchased year round!

Preseason Opening Day: May 31st, 2019 Hours here
Official Opening Day: June 8th, 2019 Hours here

Splash pads

Lake Country Rotary Splash Pad

Nixon Park, 175 Park St, Hartland, WI, 54107

The splash pad combines the sensations of water movements and interactive play elements in a safe “zero-depth” water play area. There is no need for lifeguards and virtually no drowning risk.  The play area is constructed on a concrete slab with various water features that spray water in different patterns and directions, cooling off the visitors on those hot summer days. The Splash Pad will be open through the season from 10:00 am until 9:00 pm everyday of the week. Yes! They extended the hours until 9:00 pm this 2019 summer!!


Open Saturday, May 25th for 2019 season through Labor Day weekend.

Nixon Park Splash Pad Village of Hartland Best Local Parks Lake Country Family Fun

Pewaukee Splash Pad (in the works)

Sussex Splash Pad (opening spring of 2020)

The 5,200 square foot inclusive splash pad features three different areas of play: active, family and toddler. The family area contains a 20 foot Splashpad tall dumping feature, water arches, team sprays, and spiraling water feature. The active area has water cannons, fountains, additional water arches and team sprays. The toddler area, has water jellies, water journey play, and a rotating spray feature.

Elm Grove Splash Pad at the Village Pool (in the works)

Tell us your favorite pool or splash pad in the comments below!! 

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