Summer temperatures are climbing quickly and show no sign of dipping back down. Need a way to beat the heat, but don’t have time to get to the mountains? Check out a swimming pool nearby. It’s fun for the whole family and offers a new way to spend the afternoon right here in Boulder County.
Boulder Elks Pool and Patio
To splash around Boulder Elks Pool and Patio, all you need is a day pass. Pack a lunch, towels, and toys to enjoy this beloved body of water. Swim laps in the lap lane or lounge on a chair poolside while the kids jump in and out of the cool waters. The Elks Pool has a completely stocked bar and Snack Shack, so come hungry (and thirsty).
East Boulder Community Center
For an indoor swimming experience, head over to the East Boulder Community Center. This facility boasts an array of fitness equipment, classes, pool-related activities, and more. If you’re looking for a way to keep the kids busy for the rest of summer while staying calm, cool, and collected yourself, EBCC offers respite. Bring friends and book time on the pickleball court or volleyball court before diving into the refreshing waters of this indoor swimming pool.
Scott Carpenter Pool
For an invigorating outdoor swimming experience that’s fun for families of all ages, visit the Scott Carpenter Pool. Water slides, a splash pad, and a zero-depth shallow end make these the perfect places for little ones to get used to the water and older kids the chance to get all their energy out. Bring some innertubes and get your chill on in the lazy river or get a workout via the deep pool. It’s choose-your-own-adventure vibes at Scott Carpenter Pool.
North Boulder Recreation Center
How lucky are we that each corner of our city has its own welcoming recreation center? The North Boulder Rec Center boasts a lap pool, leisure pool, hot tub, and sauna – making all of your wet and wild dreams come true. Because its pools are indoors, this spot stays open year-round.
Boulder offers quite a few ways to get in the water even though we’re nestled in a landlocked state. Let the creek drop a few more inches and visit any of these community pools for a way to make new friends, cool off, and enjoy the outdoors – even in the heat.