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Wading pools, spray parks and outdoor pools

Wading pools, spray parks and outdoor pools

Beat the heat and enjoy the summer weather in Calgary by visiting one of our many wading pools, spray parks and outdoor pools around the city. Spray parks, wading pools and outdoor pools are typically open from mid-June until fall (weather dependent). Aquatic wheelchairs are now available at some spray parks.

Wading pools and spray parks are not available to be booked.

Love the water? The City also runs several indoor pools and leisure centres throughout Calgary.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Spray parks


Spray parks operated by The City are un-guarded facilities open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The listed spray parks are run by The City. For community spray parks, please contact the Community Association directly.

Century Gardens

  • Location: 826 8 Ave. S.W.

Prairie Winds Park

  • Location: 223 Castleridge Blvd. N.E.
  • Capacity: 450
  • Capacity at Prairie Winds is capped at 450 to allow our operators to safely manage visitors. 

Prestwick Fountain Park (in community of McKenzie Towne)

  • 27 Prestwick Common SE

Rotary Park

  • 617 1 St. N.E.

Somerset Park

  • Location: 999 Somerset Dr. S.W.

South Glenmore Park

  • Location: 90 Ave. and 24 St. S.W. 

Valleyview Park

  • 28 St. and 30 Ave. S.E.

West Confederation Park

  • 2020 Chicoutimi Dr. N.W. (parking lot located off 19 St. and Chicoutimi Dr. N.W.)

Wading pools


Wading pools operated by The City are un-guarded facilities open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The listed wading pools are run by The City. For community wading pools, please contact the Community Association directly.

Bowness Park

  • Location: 8900 48 Ave. N.W.

Eau Claire Plaza/Barclay Mall

  • Location: 105 Barclay Parade S.W.

Prairie Winds Park

  • Location: 223 Castleridge Blvd. N.E.
  • Capacity limit: 450
  • Capacity at Prairie Winds is capped at 450 to allow our operators to safely manage visitors. 

Riley Park

  • Location: 800 12 St. N.W.

Outdoor pools in Calgary


Hours of operation vary by location and may be affected by inclement weather. Outdoor pools are independently managed by Calgary Outdoor Swimming Pools Association and typically open annually from Father's Day weekend to the end of August.

Aquatic wheelchairs


Aquatic wheelchairs are now available in spray parks at Prairie Winds Park, Riley Park, Bowness Park and Variety Park in South Glenmore Park​. These wheelchairs will be available until the spray park closes this fall (weather dependent). Visitors can sign out the wheelchair, upon availability, by approaching the attendant on site at the park.

Visitors are welcome to use the wheelchair for as long as they require; no deposit is required. Please be respectful if there are others waiting to use the wheelchair. While visitors are using aquatic wheelchairs, they can choose to keep their personal chair in the spray park storage area or keep their chair with them.

This is a pilot project to look at and evaluate opportunities to improve accessibility features in parks across the city. Thank you to Variety – the Children’s Charity of Alberta for their assistance in determining the type of chairs to purchase.

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