Let’s Go Swimming Kentucky

Pools in Kentucky

Swimming Pools Waterparks in Kentucky

Places to go swimming / waterparks in Kentucky

It’s summertime and you know what that means… it’s time to go swimming so let’s talk about pools in Kentucky. Question is, are you looking to try a new watering hole? Are you planning a day trip to explore your home state? Consider diving into one or more of these Kentucky Public Pools.

For the purpose of this post, public pool is defined by any pool open to the general public with or without a charge and without a membership requirement. Prices and information subject to change, please check with the venue to any updates.

Eastern Kentucky

Kentucky Splashpark and Campground | Williamsburg | 606.549.6065 | Municipal Pool and Waterpark

Highlights: 18,000 square foot wave pool, lazy river, kiddy activity pool, 5 slides, minigolf and camping

Berea Swimming Pool | Berea | 859.986.9591 | Municipal Pool

Highlights: Speed & curly slide, zero depth entry, 12 foot diving well

Dawson Pool | Ashland | 606.329.1676 | Municipal Pool

Highlights: Great value, playground, small slide

Central Kentucky

Florence Family Aquatic Center | Florence | 859.647.4619 | Municipal Pool

Highlights: Lazy river, zero depth entry, two spraygrounds, spiral and speed slides, and shade

Lexington Aquatic Centers (Seven in All) | Lexington | 859.288.2974 | Municipal Pools

Highlights: Differs depending on pool

pools in Kentucky

Juniper Hill Family Aquatic Center | Frankfort | 502.352.2037 | Municipal Pool

Highlights: Centrally located and a great value, especially after 4:00

Click here for a review. 

Nicholasville/Jessamine County Aquatic Center | Nicholasville | 859.887.2853 | YMCA Pool

Highlights: Great value considering there is plenty of shade and activities

Bardstown City Pool | Bardstown | 502.348.9281 | Municipal Pool

Danville-Boyle County Pool | Danville | 859.238.1233 | Municipal Pool

Highlights: A+ on Staff, clean and super affordable, gazebo picnic area and small slide

Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay | Louisville | 502.813.8200 | Waterpark

Highlights: 2 wave pools, a lazy river you can ride ALL day and many different slides

Algonquin Park | Louisville | 502.772.7907 | Metro Park Pool (Closed 2023)

Fairdale (Nelson Hornbeck Park) | Louisville | 502.361.8270 | Metro Park Pool

Sun Valley Park | Louisville | 502.935.0302 | Metro Park Pool

John W. Black Aquatic Center | La Grange | 502.225.0656 | Municipal Pool (Closed 2023)

Clear Creek Park Family Activity Center | Shelbyville | 502.633.5059 | Municipal Pool

Highlights: Zero depth entry, water slide and spray features

SomerSpalsh Waterpark
| Somerset | 606.679.7946 | Municipal Water Park

Highlights: Touted as Kentucky’s Best Waterpark, lazy river, water playground with 30 interactives, tube slides, and wave pool. Click here for our review. 

LexFun4Kids has great info too!

Louisville Family Fun has info too!

pools in Kentucky

Western Kentucky

Leitchfield Aquatic Center | Leitchfield | 270.259.4420 | Municipal Pool

Highlights: Zero depth entry, large splash & play center, lazy river, lily pads and slides

Venture River Water Park | Eddyville | 270.388.7999 | Waterpark

Highlights: 18 different slides, 18,000 square foot wave pool, lazy river, rentable cabanas

Glasgow City Pool | Glasgow | 270.651.9296 | Municipal Pool

Beech Bend Amusement Park | Bowling Green | 270.781.7634 | Waterpark

Highlights: Lazy River, Wave Pool, Water Slides, Lilly Pad and Interactive Playground

Click here for our review.

Russell Sims Aquatic Center | Bowling Green | 270.393.3271 | Municipal Pool

Highlights: Zero depth entry, splash playground, two water slides, and diving boards

Madisonville City Park Pool | Madisonville | 270-834-2155 | Municipal Pool

Here’s a video about SomerSplash