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Outdoor Pools

All Outdoor Pools Are Closed For The Season.

FREE admission to our non-heated outdoor pools - all summer long!

Public admission entry requirements and capacity restrictions apply. Free admission is available at:


Buy your Outdoor Pool Pass at Kildonan Park, Transcona and Fort Garry Lions Outdoor Pools. Also available at any of the following Indoor Pools: Bonivital, St. James Civic Centre or Pan Am.

  • All admission requirements apply.
  • Capacity restrictions apply.
  • Outdoor Pool Passes accepted for admission to Outdoor Pools only.
  • Pool admission is first come - first serve.


Please note that admission fees apply for each person entering the pool area.

Pools Open on Statutory Holidays—weather permitting

Bring a picnic!

Food & beverages are permitted in our outdoor pool compounds. Please note alcohol, shelled items, glass containers and barbeques are not.

Take a look at Outdoor Pools at a Glance for a listing of pool amenities.



Heated Pools Non-Heated Pools
Fort Garry Lion's Freighthouse
Kildonan Park Happyland
St. Vital (closed for renovation) Norwood
Transcona Kinsmen Provencher
Westdale(closed for renovation) Windsor Park


Outdoor Pool Closures

Check this page after 9:00 am each day for current outdoor pool information.

An outdoor pool may be closed throughout the day if any of the following conditions arise:

  • The weather turns to thundershowers during the day.
  • Lightning and/or thunder are present.
  • Water, electricity, access to a phone for emergencies, first aid kit or washroom facilities are not available.
  • Foreign material, such as glass, fecal matter, vomit, animals or blood, is found in the pool water
  • Pool water clarity or quality does not meet Manitoba Public Health Act standards.

Group Bookings:

To ensure admission - All groups of 9 or more must book 10 days in advance

Want to bring your group, class, team or birthday party to the outdoor pool for some fun and fitness?

Outdoor pool bookings are available at Kildonan Park (10:00 am - Noon), Fort Garry Lion's and Transcona Pools for groups of 9 or more.

Call 311, ten days in advance of your event and they will connect you with staff to set up an event for you!

Payment is required at the time of booking.


Helpful Links

Pool Rules and Safety

Pool Water Quality and Practicing Healthy Swimming Behaviours

Entry Requirements | Height Requirements | Admission Rates

Printable copy of Pool Entry, Admission and Safety Guidelines


Last update: 02.09.2014

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