Pools, Waterparks and Swimming Holes

Find a place to cool off this summer in Portland and the surrounding area!

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Aloha Swim Center (SW)
18650 SW Kinnaman Rd Aloha OR 97007

Beaverton Swim Center (SW)
12850 SW Third St Beaverton OR 97005


Blue Lake Regional Park (NE)
Includes a swimming beach for ages 5+, a water play area for children under 5, fishing and playgrounds. Boat/canoe rentals on weekends.
20500 NE Marine Dr Fairview OR 97024

Chehalem Aquatic & Fitness Center (SW)
Their leisure pool has toddler times and public swim. Lazy River, Vortex and Little Lagoon, Tot Dock, Lap Swim, Competition Pool.
1802 Haworth Ave., Newberg, OR

Conestoga Recreation Center (SW)
Indoor lap pool, plus leisure pool with water features and water slide.
9985 SW 125th Ave Beaverton OR 97008

Creston Outdoor Pool (SE)
Shallow and deep pools with kiddie slide and drop slide.
4454 SE Powell Blvd. Portland OR 97206

Dodge Park (SE)
Popular beaches on the Sandy and Bull Run rivers.
10991 SE Lusted Rd Sandy OR 97055


East Portland Community Center & Indoor Pool (SE)
Indoor pool, water slides, outdoor playground.
740 SE 106th Ave Portland OR 97216

Evergreen Wings & Waves Waterpark (SW, McMinnville)
0,000 square foot water park with an aviation theme, plus an interactive H2O museum.
460 NE Capt Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville OR 97128

Firstenburg Community Center (NE, Vancouver)
Aquatic playground with lazy river, water slide and more.
700 NE 136th Ave Vancouver WA 98684

Frenchman’s Bar Park (NW, Vancouver)
Beach access to the Columbia River, picnic sites, play equipment and more. Note that swimming is not recommended due to fast currents.
9612 NW Lower River Vancouver WA 98660

Glen Otto Community Park (E, Troutdale)
Sandy River access with swimming beach, picnic areas, and children’s playground.
1102 E Historic Columbia River Hwy Troutdale OR 97060

Grant Park (NE)
Shallow and deep pools with kiddie slide.
NE 33rd Ave & US Grant Pl Portland OR 97212

Harman Swim Center (SW)
7300 SW Scholls Ferry Rd Beaverton OR 97008

Ida B. Wells Outdoor Pool (SW)
Wilson’s large, shallow pool and toddler slide provide ample room and fun for non-swimmers, and a giant shade umbrella offers a respite from the sun for tender baby skin. Older kids can spend hours between the giant slide, the leisure pool with its diving board and water basketball, the lazy river and the surprisingly powerful vortex.
1151 SW Vermont St Portland OR 97219

Jim Parsley Community Center (NE, Vancouver)
Indoor swimming pool.
4100 Plomondon Vancouver WA 98661

Matt Dishman Community Center & Indoor Pool (NE)
77 NE Knott St Portland OR 97212

Montavilla Community Center (NE)
Shallow and deep pools with kiddie slide and drop slide.
8219 NE Glisan St Portland OR 97220

Mt. Hood Aquatic Center
Indoor, outdoor pools.
26000 SE Stark Gresham OR 97030

Mt. Scott Community Center & Indoor Pool (SE) (Note: The center is currently closed for a seismic retrofit and expansion Project. The project is expected to be completed in 2025.)
5530 SE 72nd Ave Portland OR 97206

North Clackamas Aquatic Park (SE)
Water slides, state-of-the-art wave pool, and toddler splash zone.
7300 SE Harmony Road, Milwaukie, OR 97222

Oregon City Swimming Pool (SE, Oregon City)
Indoor pool.
1211 Jackson St Oregon City OR 97045

Peninsula Park (N)
Large pool with shallow and deep ends.
700 N Rosa Parks Way Portland OR 97217

Pier Outdoor Pool (N)
Shallow and deep pools with kiddie slide.
N Seneca St & St Johns Ave Portland OR 97203

Poet’s Beach (SW)
Poet’s Beach is a sandy shore with river access, and an in-water swimming area delineated with a swim line and floats.Water depth is shallow in the area of Poet’s Beach.
South Waterfront Park, on the west side of the Willamette River and just north of the I-5 Marquam Bridge.

Raleigh Swim Center (SW)
Outdoor pool in a park setting, with picnic tables.
3500 SW 78th Ave Portland OR 97225

Salmon Creek Park (Vancouver)
Swimming in Klineline Pond.
1112 NE 117th Vancouver WA 98685

Sellwood Outdoor Pool (SE)
One large pool with shallow and deep ends, kiddie slide, drop slide and interactive toys.
7951 SE 7th Ave Portland OR 97202

Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center (Hillsboro)
Two indoor pools, one outdoor (seasonal), spa pool. Look for their sensory-friendly swim times!
953 SE Maple St Hillsboro OR 97123

Somerset West Swim Center (NW)
Outdoor pool with a water cannon and small shallow end slide.
18300 NW Park View Bl Portland OR 97229

Southwest Community Center (SW)
Indoor pool with splash features, fitness center, events and more.
6820 SW 45th Ave Portland OR 97219

Sunset Swim Center (NW)
25-yard pool with one-meter diving board, open swims and family swims. Outdoor wading pool open during summer months.
13707 NW Science Park Dr Portland OR 97229

Tigard Swim Center (Tigard)
Indoor pool.
8680 SW Durham Rd Tigard OR 97224

Tualatin Hills Aquatic Center (SW)
50-meter pool providing recreational and educational services for all ages.
15707 SW Walker Rd Beaverton OR 97006

Tualatin Swim Center (Tualatin)
Indoor pool.
22380 SW Boones Ferry Rd Tualatin OR 97062

Vancouver Lake Park (Vancouver)
Swimming area with sandy beach.
6801 NW Lower River Vancouver WA 98660

Rent a Pool with Swimply
For approximately $50-$100 per hour, depending on the size and location, you may rent a local private pool and have it all to yourself. This is perfect for a birthday party or a fun summer splurge, and it’s especially nice for new swimmers who may feel overwhelmed in a crowded public pool.

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