Best Outdoor Swimming Pools Open in Toronto in Summer 2024

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Giovanni Caboto Outdoor Swimming Pool
Giovanni Caboto Outdoor Swimming Pool

Summer has definitely arrived in Toronto! Due to the extreme heat we’ve experienced in Toronto, some City of Toronto outdoor swimming pools have already opened for the season on a part-time schedule meaning they are open evening and weekends only. Visiting a City of Toronto outdoor swimming pool is a great way to cool off or to get your exercise since access for the public is free! Read further to find out about the City’s best outdoor swimming pools in Toronto 2024 and their operating hours:

High Park Outdoor Swimming Pool 2024 Hours

High Park Swimming Pool is located closer to Keele Street in High Park. Below are the High Park Outdoor Swimming Pool hours for summer 2024:

Lane Swim: 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Every day except Thursdays.)
Leisure Swim: 12 noon to 6:45 p.m.
Lane Swim: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The last day the pool is open is Sun., Sept. 1, 2024 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

High Park Outdoor Swimming Pool, 1873 Bloor Street West (just west of Keele St.), 416-392-7807

Sunnyside Outdoor Swimming PoolSunnyside Gus Ryder Outdoor Swimming Pool 2023 Hours

One of the most popular outdoor swimming pools in Toronto 2024 is Sunnyside Gus Ryder Outdoor Swimming Pool. Situated on the lakeshore, you can see the glistening waters of Lake Ontario from the deck. This outdoor pool is also very large with ample space for swimming in the shallow end, mid-section and deep end. Steps leading to the shallow end provide easy pool entry. No bags are allowed on deck so you’ll have to bring a quarter to place your items in a locker. There is metered parking after 4 p.m. and on weekends; if you arrive on weekdays before 4 p.m., parking is free.

Sunnyside-Gus Ryder Outdoor Swimming Pool hours on Saturday, June 22, 2024 are:

Lane Swim: 10 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.
Leisure Swim: 12 noon to 7:45 p.m.

The outdoor pool hours on Sunday, June 23, 2024 are:

Lane Swim: 10 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.
Leisure Swim: 12 noon to 6:55 p.m.
Lane Swim: 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

From Monday, June 24 to Thursday, June 27, 2024, the pool hours are:

Lane Swim: 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Leisure Swim: 4 p.m. to 6:55 p.m.

On Friday, June 28, 2024, the pool hours are:

Lane Swim: 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Lane Swim: 11 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.
Leisure Swim: 12 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

On Saturday, June 29, 2024, the pool hours are as follows:

Lane Swim: 10 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.
Leisure Swim: 12 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

On Sunday, June 30, 2024, the pool hours are as follows:

Lane Swim: 10 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.
Lane Swim: 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Leisure Swim: 12 p.m. to 6:55 p.m.

As of Monday, July 1, 2024, the pool hours are:

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: Lane Swim: 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Mondays to Fridays: Lane Swim: 11 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.
Mondays to Thursdays and Sundays: Lane Swim: 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Mondays to Thursdays and Sundays: Leisure Swim: 12 p.m. to 6:55 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays: Leisure Swim: 12 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: Lane Swim: 10 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.

The last day the pool is open is Mon., Sept. 2, 2024 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunnyside-Gus Ryder Outdoor Swimming Pool, 1755 Lake Shore Blvd. West (just west of Parkside Drive), 416-392-7915


Giovanni Caboto Outdoor Swimming Pool
Giovanni Caboto Outdoor Swimming Pool

Giovanni Caboto Outdoor Swimming Pool Hours 2024

Giovanni Caboto Outdoor Swimming Pool is a great City of Toronto pool to visit if you’re in the west end. The pool is spacious and has stairs leading into the shallow end for easy accessibility. Pool hours on Saturday, June 22, 2024 and Sunday, June 23, 2024 are:

Leisure Swim: 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Lane Swim: 7:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Pool hours from Monday, June 24, 2024 to Thursday, June 27, 2024 are as follows:

Leisure Swim: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Lane Swim: 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Effective Friday, June 28, 2024, the hours from Monday to Sunday with the exceptions noted are as follows:

Leisure Swim: 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Lane Swim: 7:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. (No 7:45 p.m. lane swim on Wednesdays.)
As of Monday, July 1, 2024, on Mondays and Wednesdays, there will be an additional lane swim from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

The last day the pool is open is Sun., Sept. 4, 2024 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Giovanni Caboto Outdoor Swimming Pool, 1367 St. Clair Avenue West (just west of Lansdowne Ave.), 416-392-7762

Monarch Park Outdoor Swimming Pool is one of the largest public outdoor swimming pools in Toronto 2022.
Monarch Park Outdoor Swimming Pool

Monarch Park Outdoor Swimming Pool Hours 2024

Monarch Park Outdoor Swimming Pool is one of the larger City of Toronto outdoor pools. This 25-metre pool has a separate diving area, water slide and raised seating area for guests. Pool hours on Saturday, June 22, 2024 and Sunday, June 23, 2024 are:

Lane Swim: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Leisure Swim: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The pool hours from Monday, June 24, 2024 to Thursday, June 28, 2024 are:

Lane Swim: Not available
Leisure Swim: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

From Friday, June 29, 2023 until Sunday, September 1, 2024 at 4 p.m., the hours are as follows:
Lane Swim: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Leisure Swim: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Monarch Park Outdoor Swimming Pool, 115 Felstead Avenue, 416-392-7831


Donald D. Summerville Outdoor Swimming Pool 2024

Donald D. Summerville Outdoor Swimming Pool is located at Woodbine Beach so you can go for a stroll along the boardwalk after your swim!

Donald D. Summerville Outdoor Swimming Pool is open on Saturday, June 22, 2024 and Sunday, June 23, 2024 during the following hours:

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Lane Swim and Leisure Swim
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Lane Swim and Leisure Swim

On Friday, June 28, 2024, Saturday, June 29, 2024, Sunday, June 30, 2024 and Monday, July 1, 2024, the hours are as follows:

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Lane Swim and Leisure Swim
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Lane Swim and Leisure Swim

Pool hours from Monday, June 24, 2024 to Thursday, June 27, 2024:
4 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Lane Swim and Leisure Swim

Pool hours as of Tuesday, July 2, 2024 are as follows:

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays:

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Lane Swim and Leisure Swim
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Lane Swim and Leisure Swim

Saturdays and Sundays:

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Lane Swim and Leisure Swim
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Lane Swim and Leisure Swim

The pool closes on Monday, September 2, 2024 (5 p.m.) are:

Donald D. Summerville Outdoor Swimming Pool, 1867 Lake Shore Blvd. E., 416-392-7688


Riverdale Park East Outdoor Swimming Pool Hours 2024

Riverdale Park Outdoor Swimming Pool is a gorgeous City of Toronto pool in the east end. It has six-foot wide steps with a handrail leading to the shallow end for easy entry, a water slide and a raised seating area for sunbathing. There is even a grassy section where you can throw down your beach towel!

Riverdale Park East Pool is open on Saturday, June 22, 2024, Sunday, June 23, 2024, Friday, June 28, 2024, Saturday, June 29, 2024, Sunday, June 30, 2024 and Monday, July 1, 2024 during the following hours:

11 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Lane Swim
12 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Leisure Swim

Pool hours from Monday, June 24, 2024 to Thursday, June 27, 2024:
4 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Leisure Swim

Pool hours on Tuesday, July 2, 2024 to Monday, September 2, 2024 (5 p.m.) are:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. – Lane Swim
Saturdays and Sundays – 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Lane Swim
Mondays to Sundays – 12 noon to 8 p.m. – Leisure Swim

Riverdale Park Outdoor Swimming Pool, 550 Broadview Avenue, 416-392-7801

Let me know what you think about these outdoor swimming pools in Toronto 2024. You may be interested in reading, “Pizzeria Libretto on the Danforth: Delicious Neopolitan Pizza: Review“.

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