Keep Cool with our Milwaukee County Parks Pool Guide


Cool Waters in Greenfield Park
2028 S. 124th St., West Allis

Stay cool this summer with the tallest water slides in Milwaukee County, heated pool, children's water slides, interactive water toys, sand volleyball courts, children's playground, Cool's Cafe and more.

Open Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day Weekend

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Schulz Aquatic Park in Lincoln Park

1301 W. Hampton Ave. Milwaukee

Speed down the tube and body water slides, float along the lazy river, splash around with spray jets and the bucket dump, swim or play water basketball in the leisure pool and grab a poolside snack!

Open Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day Weekend

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Peilcan Cove in Kosciuszko Park

2201 S. 7th St.

In this watery wonderland, activity abounds. Giant and kid-sized water slides let you put some zip into your dip in the pool. 

Open mid-June to mid-August

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Outdoor Pools

Daily at Various Parks

Deep-well pools are open in the summer months from mid-June to mid-August. Purchase a summer season pass for unlimited entry to all deep-well pools or pay per visit. 

View the 2019 pool map & schedule 

Admission Fees

Age Single Visit Evening Swim
(M-Th after 5:30 p.m.)
0 – 2 years Free Free
3 – 11 years $3 $3
12 years+ $5 $3

Advance-Purchase Recreation Provider Rate: $2 per child

Available to licensed daycare providers and organizations with a state tax-exempt number (copy of certificate required). Recreation provider advance-purchase tickets, for all facilities, are available at the Aquatics Office and must be booked one week in advance. Call (414) 257-8098.

Wading Pools and Splash Pads

Daily at Various Parks

Stay cool with free-to-use splash pads and wading pools, open during posted hours from mid-June to mid-August. Eight splash pads in Milwaukee County Parks open during the summer and are free to use. Check a location's open status by Clicking here and scrolling down to "Wading Pool & Splash Pad Open Status"

Keep cool during the summer with a dip in a wading pool. All wading pools have adjacent restrooms and changing facilities. Wading pools typically open when the temperature is over 72 degrees during the hours shown. Check a location's open status  by Clicking here and scrolling down to "Wading Pool & Splash Pad Open Status"

Open 7 days a week, subject to attendance and weather conditions.

Take a Dip in Lake Michigan

daily at Bradford Beach
2400 N Lincoln Memorial Dr

Bradford Beach, named one of the top urban beaches in the U.S., is Milwaukee's best spot for lake swimming. Swim in designated swimming areas only, when lifeguards are on duty, (Wednesday -Sunday from 11a.m.- 5p.m.). Inflatables are not allowed in the water during guarded hours. 

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