Top Public Pools in West Valley, Arizona

public pools in west valley arizona


Even if you have a pool at your home, in your community or local gym – who cares?! Go explore public pools in West Valley, AZ and let the kids make new friends… or see school friends and experience a new spot! With Arizona summers, it’s not always easy to go experience something new and in most cases, all we want to do is cool off inside or in a pool. Here is a chance to keep the kids cool in a summer activity you’ve probably done quite a bit, but in a new location!
Here is a list of the top public pools in West Valley, Arizona cities! Oh and read about the public pools in a West Valley Arizona city that you don’t live in and gently nudge a neighbor or friend who lives in those cities to help you get a guest pass! Some places have non-resident passes s and welcome guests, but most cities limit it to only residents and their guests. So be a guest! It’s usually only a few extra dollars than a resident pass. No biggie for hours of refreshing fun with new friends and new environment.

Buckeye, Arizona Pool

Buckeye Aquatic Center

207 N. 9th St. Buckeye, 86326
  • Buckeye Aquatic Center took into consideration of their families and we are loving it. They have a high dive and low dive. Plus a 160-water slide AND zero depth, beach style area perfect for the littles to have some freedom to play.
  • The entry fee is $2, but they also have season passes.
    • Individual Pass is $50
    • A family pass for a family of 6 is $150
  • They also offer swim lessons, lap swim and aerobics classes for various fees.

Goodyear, Arizona Pools

Goodyear Aquatic Center

420 S. Estrella Pkwy., Goodyear, Arizona
  • Located at the Goodyear Recreation Campus, this is the Ultimate West Valley Arizona public pool with zero-depth entry and a play structure, leisure pool, lazy river, 8 swim lanes, diving boards and 2 water slides!
  • They also have pool cabanas for rent! Sign us, up!
  • Plus you can rent the whole center… or a section of it, depending on what are you looking for! Pool party, anyone?

Loma Linda Pool

430 E. Loma Linda Blvd., Goodyear, Arizona 
  • FREE admission during the summer season!
  • Monday – Friday: Enjoy a dip in the Loma Linda Pool in Goodyear from 12pm-4pm
  • Saturday – Sunday; Enjoy a dip at the Loma Linda Pool in Goodyear from 12pm – 5pm

Glendale, Arizona Pools

Both Glendale, Arizona pools are open to residents AND non-residents for just an extra dollar difference.

Foothills Aquatic Center

5600 W. Union Hills Dr.
  • Open every Tuesday – Saturday from 1pm – 5pm!
  • It is closed on Sundays & Mondays.
  • It has 2 water slides, a kiddie slide (Yay!), a zero-depth pool entry for the littles with spray/fountain features.
  • Also, a lazy river, swim lanes, diving boards, and a snack bar.
  • Yes, we said a snack bar! Amen!
  • They also have day-use lockers – just bring your own locker!
  • It’s open through July 29th each summer, then it only remains open for fitness programming and swim classes

Rose Lane Aquatic Center

5003 W. Marlette Ave.
  • Touting the same hours and similar amenities as Foothills Aquatic Center (see above) however it’s only a seasonal
  • Large leisure pool with zero-depth entry, giant slide, kiddie slide (big Yes from us!) and diving boards!
  • It’s also open to NON-RESIDENTS for only a $1 more! 2 years old and younger are FREE.

Surprise, Arizona Pools

Both Surprise, Arizona public pools are open to residents AND non-residents for a few extra dollars difference. They also are open much later in the year, well into late August and September! 

Surprise Aquatic Center

15831 N. Bullard Ave.
  • 2 slides, a whirlpool, lap pool, diving board and zero-depth area with water play features!
  • Daily pool passes are only available for non-residents but residents can buy semi-annual pool passes.
  • Through August 1st hours:
    • Monday – Thursday: 12 – 6 p.m.
      Friday: 12 – 4 p.m.
      Saturday & Sunday: 12 – 6 p.m
  • August 2nd – September 24 hours: Saturday and Sundays only from 2pm – 6pm

Hollyhock Community Pool

15808 N. Hollyhock St.
  • Hollyhock is a smaller facility but with some great amenities including a water spray pad with play features and a water slide
  • They do not currently have a lap swim pool
  • Through August 2nd hours:
    • Monday – Thursday: 12 – 3 p.m.
      Friday – Sunday: 12 – 4 p.m
  • Through August 27th hours: Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm – 4pm

Peoria, Arizona Pools

Centennial Pool

14388 N 79th Ave
  • Open through August 6 for open swim from 12pm-3pm during the week and 12pm-5pm on the weekends.
  • Offer open swim, lap swim, a slide and plenty of shaded canopy areas.
  • They offer swim lessons and summer passes ($100 for a family of six or $30 for an individual)

Sunrise Pool

21321 N 86th Dr.
  • Open through August 6 for open swim from 12pm-3pm and 7:30pm-9pm (we love the evening swim option!)
  • Offer open swim, lap swim, diving and a water slide.
  • Season passes are good at all three pools!

Peoria Pool

11200 N 83rd Ave
  • Open the same hours as Sunrise Pool with evening swim from 7:30pm-9pm which we love! 
    Offre open swim, lap swim, diving and shaded canopy areas.

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Photo credit: JW Marriot Phoenix Desert Ridge