Soak it Up!

Soak It Up!

A Round Up of Local Swimming Pools

When the temperatures rise, it’s time to head to the pool. We have compiled a list of local pools and splash pads to help you beat the heat and keep the kids entertained.

Riverside Pool
Riverside Park

231 McManness Ave
Hours: Daily 12-7pm
Daily Cost: Youth (up to age 17) $2, Adult (Age 18+) $4

The Findlay Family YMCA handles Riverside Pool operations in partnership with the City of Findlay. With twin flume water slides and a picnic shade shelter, the Aquatic center serves thousands of residents and friends. The YMCA aquatic team is trained and poised to deliver a great pool experience for all. Season passes are available.

Lakeview Pool

15701 Lakeview Parkway
Hours: Daily 12-8pm
Daily Cost: Membership required

Lakeview Pool & Tennis Club features interactive water features, beach entrance, whirlpool hot-tub and deluxe bath house. With Findlay’s only Zero Entry pool area where children and parents can enjoy the pool, Lakeview Pool also offers a high-performance diving board, 160-foot water slide, water fountain and 12 foot round hot tub. Members receive exclusive summer access to the pool and cabana areas and spa as well as access to the sporting areas such as tennis, basketball, sand volleyball, playground and checkers/chess. Snack bar, park pavilion, veranda and a grilling area to enjoy food are available for your enjoyment.

Findlay Elks Pool & Tennis Club

900 Melrose Ave.
Hours: Vary
Daily Cost: Membership required

The Findlay Elks offers public memberships for its pool and tennis courts. The pool includes a deep end with diving board and small children’s pool. A snack shop and cool music are always part of the package! For more information, visit

McComb Pool

Village of McComb Community Park
S. Park Drive, McComb
Hours: Daily 12-9:45pm
Daily Cost: $4 or free for those under 6 or over 62

About ten miles Northwest of Findlay lies a hidden summer gem: McComb Pool. Nestled next to the community park in the middle of a quiet town, this pool tends to be less crowded than other public pools with very reasonable daily rates. Families can bring in their own food or drinks or purchase from the snack bar. Lifeguards are attentive and little ones will love the zero-entry side of the pool as well as the splash pad. The pool offers two water slides for bigger kids and plenty of lounge chairs and umbrellas for relaxing. You can also purchase season passes and rent the pool after-hours. For more information visit “McComb Pool” on Facebook.

Arlington Community Pool
Arlington Community Park

Park St., Arlington
Hours: Mon-Sat 12-9pm and Sunday 1-8pm
Daily Cost: $3

Arlington has a modern swimming pool built new in 1990. It has a diving area and wading pool that is handicap accessible. With two diving boards in a small community setting, Arlington Community Pool is fun for the whole family. Season passes are available. For more information visit “Arlington Swimming Pool” on Facebook.

Bluffton Community Pool

205 Snider Rd., Bluffton
Hours: Weekdays 12-8pm and Weekends 1-6pm
Daily Cost: $4 and Children under 2 are Free

The Bluffton Community Swimming Pool offers zero-depth entrance, a 12-foot deep diving well, eight 25-meter competition swim lanes and a 35-foot tall waterslide. Vending machines are available on site for simple snack options and visitors are welcome to bring non-alcoholic beverages and food in appropriate containers and are asked to help keep the area clean. Season passes are available. For more information visit “Bluffton Community Pool” on Facebook.

Bowling Green City Pool and Waterpark

520 Conneaut Avenue, Bowling Green
Hours: Weekends 12-8:45pm and Weekdays 1-8:45pm
Daily Cost for Resident: Adults $6, Youth $5.50, Child $3.75, Nonresidents add $1

Bowling Green’s City Pool is great fun for the entire family to enjoy all summer long. Open through Labor Day, this pool is a great way to keep cool in that summer heat. It offers something for everyone including a Zero Depth Pool, Splash Pad, Lazy River, 1 and 3 Meter diving boards, a water slide and a full service concession stand. Additionally, a variety of water fitness classes are also available. his pool also offers a pool party package where guests can enjoy three hours of shelter rental and pool admission for up to four adult guests and up to 36 invited children. A meal deal is also available as an add on which includes pizza, a drink, and cookie cake.

Columbus Grove Municipal Pool

17510 Rd. 8P
Columbus, Grove, Ohio
Hours: 11am-9pm
Daily Cost: $3 per person every day except Wednesdays when it costs $1 per person, children 3 and under are free

If you don’t mind driving about ½ hour outside of Findlay, check out the Columbus Grove Municipal Pool. Built as a public works projects in 1937 during the Great Depression, the castle-like facility is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Modernized with a water splash area and water slide, the pool is nestled in the country next to a reservoir. It’s a peaceful, fun and historic place to take your kids for a swim! For more information, visit “Columbus Grove Municipal Pool” on Facebook.

The Cool Zone
The Toledo Zoo

2 Hippo Way, Toledo
Hours: 10am-one hour prior to zoo close
Daily Cost: Included with zoo admission

The Toledo Zoo has been repeatedly named one of the best in the nation, and it is even more fun now that The Cool Zone splash pad opened for the season. This splash pad is open daily from 10am until an hour prior to the closing of the zoo. It will be open throughout the season until Labor Day. There is no additional cost for the splash pad. Lucas County Residents receive free admission with valid ID on Mondays from 10am-12pm.