Looking to beat the summer heat? With temperatures in the Treasure Valley at their peak, you need fun ways to cool off and enjoy time with your family. Here is a list of pools in and around Boise where you can relax and enjoy the water:
Located in an 18-acre park, this outdoor pool is designed for children of all ages. The main pool features a pretzel slide and two additional drop-off slides for more advanced swimmers, while the wading pool has a zero-depth entry and a variety of play equipment. You can find Ivywild Pool off Broadway Avenue near Timberline High School.
Natatorium Pool and Hydrotube
Located off Warm Springs Avenue near the Botanical Gardens, the Natatorium Pool and Hydrotube consists of a large pool with a maximum depth of 12 feet and a tall waterslide for adventurous swimmers. Your family can play and enjoy the water during the Natatorium’s open season.
Fairmont Pool on Northview Street between Cole and Milwaukee contains an inflatable obstacle course that certified swimmers can enjoy on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Outside of that, there is a traditional pool area for the whole family.
Across from Borah High School, you can find Borah Pool. This smaller pool features a shallow section for younger children and deeper area for more experienced swimmers. If you want to avoid paying for pool access, there is a splash pad feature beside the pool that is free for public access.
Beside Lowell Elementary off State Street is the Lowell Pool. This municipal pool offers a fun family environment and features a diving board.
South Pool is tucked away near Bowden Park on S Shoshone Street for a nice, quiet swimming experience.
Roaring Springs Waterpark
Roaring Springs Waterpark located off Overland Road in Meridian is a great way for the whole family to relax and cool down while enjoying some fun water slides. The park has attractions designed for children of all ages, including family rides.