The best indoor swimming pools in Toronto

The best indoor swimming pools in Toronto

Whether you’re looking to join a class, get a workout, finesse your dive or just have a little refreshing fun, here are 25 of Toronto’s best-rated indoor pools from across the city.


Indoor pool and dive tank at the Etobicoke Olympium. Courtesy City of Toronto

Etobicoke Olympium

4.4 star reviews

This facility features a 25-yard, six-lane pool and a 50-metre, eight-lane competition pool with a dive tower and diving boards. Accessible.

Gus Ryder Pool and Health Club

4.2 star reviews

Enjoy a 25-yard warm water pool, sauna and hot tub. Facility is accessible.

Memorial Pool and Health Club

4.4 star reviews

An accessible 25-metre, six-lane pool with a ramp. A good spot for swimming lessons and registered programs like Aquafit.


The indoor pool at St. Lawrence Community Recreation Centre. Courtesy City of Toronto

St. Lawrence Community Recreation Centre

4.4 star reviews

A well-maintained, accessible facility with a 25-metre, four-lane pool. There’s also a warm water toddler pool. Accessible.

Pam McConnell Aquatic Centre

4.5 star reviews

 A beautiful, modern facility featuring a 25-metre, six-lane pool, a leisure pool and a warm water pool. Also includes a hot tub, waterslide, Tarzan rope and diving board. Accessible.

Trinity Community Recreation Centre

4.2 star reviews

Features a 25-yard pool ideal for lane and leisure swimming, a heated toddler pool and a large viewing gallery in the heart of Trinity-Bellwoods Park.

Courtesy Havergal College

Havergal College Pool 

4.7 star reviews

An exclusive two-metre, six-lane pool in the Havergal College athletics facility popular for private lessons and swim clubs. Drop-ins unavailable.

Frankland Community Centre

4.1 star reviews

A mere 4.5 feet at its deepest part, this shallow warm water pool off the Danforth is ideal for those learning to swim.

Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre

4.4 star reviews

This 25-metre, six-lane pool in Leslieville offers great drop-in and registered aquatic programs. There’s also a warm water toddler pool.

Mary McCormick Recreation Centre

4.5 star reviews

Extensively renovated in the 2000s, this 25-yard accessible pool features warm water and a viewing gallery.

Indoor pool at Joseph J. Piccininni Community Centre. Courtesy City of Toronto

Joseph J. Piccininni Community Centre

4.4 star reviews

A spacious 25-metre, four-lane pool in Corso Italia featuring a waterslide and a heated deck. The facility also offers women’s leisure swim times.

Freddie Shore Aquatic Centre

4.3 star reviews

Located inside the Miles Nadal JCC, enjoy Toronto’s only heated saltwater Myrtha pool. The facility includes a sauna, whirlpool, steam room and towel service. Drop-in and membership fees apply.

Swansea Community Recreation Centre

4.3 star reviews

A quiet 25-metre, six-lane pool in Bloor West Village. Ideal for lap swims and recreational activities. Accessible.

Wallace-Emerson Community Centre

4.3 star reviews

Although extensive renovations are underway to breathe new life into this well-loved centre, the warm water 25-metre pool and viewing gallery remain open for enjoyment. 

Parkdale Community Recreation Centre

4.3 star reviews

An accessible 25-metre pool that offers many registered programs, including National Lifeguard courses and Friday afternoon leisure swimming. A toddler pool is also on location.

North Toronto Memorial Community Centre’s indoor pool and waterslide. Courtesy City of Toronto

North Toronto Memorial Community Centre

4.5 star reviews

This centre offers a 25-metre, six-lane warm water pool with a waterslide. There’s also a toddler pool and outdoor pool for the warmer months. Accessible. 

Toronto Athletic Club

4 star reviews

Enjoy towel service, a luxurious 25-metre pool, sauna, steam room and whirlpool. Located on the 36th floor of the Toronto Dominion Centre, you’ll get great views, too. Private membership and day pass access only.

Cooper Koo Family YMCA

4.2 star reviews

Rated one of the best YMCA pools in Toronto, this facility features a 25-metre, four-lane lap pool with towel service, plus men’s and women’s whirlpools, saunas and steam rooms. There’s also a recreation and activity pool with an adjustable depth floor.

U of T Athletic Centre

4.5 star reviews

Built in 2014, this modern aquatics centre includes a 50-metre, eight-lane pool with a multi-tier diving platform and diving boards. There’s also a warm water shallow training pool and a 25-yard, six-lane pool. Facilities are accessible to U of T students and by paid membership.

North York 

Douglas Snow Aquatic Centre pool and water slide. Courtesy City of TorontoDouglas Snow Aquatic Centre

4.2 star reviews

This extensive and accessible facility offers a warm-water therapeutic pool, a toddler pool and a 50-metre, six-lane pool with a waterslide and diving boards. The centre also has a sauna and jacuzzi.

East York

Leaside Memorial Gardens

4.1 star reviews

This centre offers an accessible 25-metre pool with drop-in programs like Arthritis Aquafit, lane swimming and leisure swimming. 

East York Community Recreation Centre

4.2 star reviews

An accessible 25-yard, three-lane pool with an upstairs viewing gallery. Offers plenty of leisure swim opportunities, including for older adults.


Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre

4.6 star reviews

This state-of-the-art facility features a 52-metre, 10-lane competition pool with an underwater sound system and a dive pool with a multi-platform dive tower. There’s also a training pool with an adjustable depth floor. Membership and lane rental fees apply. Leisure swim times are free.

Agincourt Recreation Centre

4.1 star reviews

Fully reconstructed in 2021, this premium aquatic facility includes a 25-metre, six-lane pool, waterslide, sauna, toddler pool and a heated therapy pool.

The indoor pool at Centennial Recreation Centre – Scarborough. Courtesy City of Toronto

Centennial Recreation Centre

4.3 star reviews

This 25-yard, six-lane pool features a spring diving board and sauna. It offers deep water Aquafit classes and is home to the Scarborough Springboard Diving Club.