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Summer swim guide: Pools around the Las Vegas valley

Summer is coming, Las Vegas is heating up and pool season is ready to take off. What better way to escape the triple digits and get the kids outdoors than lounging, or splashing, poolside? Despite Vegas’ naturally arid climate, locals and tourists alike can grab some sun and a healthy dose of H20 at these pools around the valley.


Henderson natives have a few options to choose from. Seasonal pools are scheduled to open May 24-26, May 31 and June 1. The regular summer season starts June 6.


Admission price: $2-3, Hours: 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon-Thurs., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri-Sun.

1. BMI Outdoor Swimming Pool

Location: 105 W. Basic Road

2. Silver Springs Outdoor Swimming Pool

Location: 1951 Silver Springs Parkway

3. Wells Outdoor Swimming Pool

Location: 1640 Price St.


Admission price: $3-4, Activity Pool Hours: 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri-Sun.

4. Black Mountain Aquatic Complex

Location: 599 Greenway Road

5. Henderson Multigenerational Activity Pool

Location: 250 S. Green Valley Parkway

Indoor Pool Hours: (Mon.-Thurs.) 6 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m.-8 p.m., (Fri.) 6 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m.-6 p.m.,

(Sat.) 9 a.m.-3 p.m., (Sun.) CLOSED

6. Whitney Ranch Activity Pool

Location: 1575 B Galleria Drive (activity), 1575 C Galleria Drive (indoor)

Indoor Pool Hours: (Mon.-Thurs.) 5 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m-8 p.m., (Fri.) 5 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m.-6 p.m.,

(Sat.) 9 a.m.-3 p.m., (Sun.) CLOSED

7. Heritage Aquatic Complex

Location: 310 S. Racetrack Road

Indoor Pool Hours: Pool Hours: (Mon.-Thurs.) 6 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m.-8 p.m., (Fri.) 6 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m.-6 p.m.,

Pool Hours: (Mon.-Thurs.) 6 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m.-8 p.m., (Fri.) 6 a.m.-11 a.m. and 1 p.m.-6 p.m.,

(Sat.) 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., (Sun.) 1 p.m.-5 p.m.


1. Carlos L. Martinez and Darrio J. Hall Family Pool

Location: Gary Reese Freedom Park, 889 N. Pecos Road

Hours: (Sat. and Sun.) 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

2. Doolittle Pool

Location: 1950 J St.

Hours: (Sat.) 2 p.m.-6 p.m.

Admission: $1-2

3. Baker Pool

Location: 1100 E. Saint Louis Ave.


1. Durango Hills YMCA

Location: YMCA, 3521 N. Durango Drive

Hours: 12 p.m.-5 p.m., weekends

2. Pavilion Center Pool

Location: 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive

Hours: (Mon., Wed., Fri.) 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m., (Sat.) 12 p.m-3 p.m.

3. Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility

Location: 8275 Spring Mountain Road

4. JW Marriott Pool

Location: 221 N. Rampart Blvd.

Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (members & guests)

Nonmembers/non-hotel guests may enjoy the pool Mon.-Fri. with a cover charge ($8-15)

Individual memberships: $125/month or $350/season

Family pass: $225/month or $650/season

5. Trails Pool

Location: 9550 Trails Center Drive

6. Willows Pool

Location: 2775 Desert Marigold Lane

Admission: $2-5

Additional information: 702-341-5500


1. Billie & Lillie Heinrich YMCA Pool

Location: 4141 Meadows Lane

Hours: 12 p.m.-5 p.m., daily

Admission: $5 (nonmembers), Free (members) 7 a.m.-12 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.)

Additional Information: 702-877-9622

In need of summer safety tips or swimming lessons? Check out the Super Summer Safety Fair event happening May 30. Pools across the valley are teaming up to “educate parents, guardians and day care providers about infant and child safety in and around the water.”

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