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Westchester’s Family-Friendly Public Pools

Westchester Public Pools
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Westchester’s Family-Friendly Public Pools 

It’s almost summer in Westchester, and we’re already preparing for all the fun activities we’ll be doing. At the top of our list is visiting one of the county’s public pools. With Memorial Day weekend right around the corner in Westchester, we know this means that at least one pool in the area will be opening for the season; spoiler alert, we mean Playland. But what are some other pools in our county that you can explore? We’re bringing you the complete list; whether you are a Westchester County native or have just moved to town, we’ve got all the details your family will need on Westchester’s public pools. 

All Westchester County public pools will open daily from Friday, June 28th through Monday, September 2nd, 2024. 

Be sure to check out our 2024 Westchester Summer Bucket List.

Playland Pool 

Over Memorial Day weekend, Playland is set to kick off the summer season with the grand opening of Playland Beach and Pool. This summer, bring your family to Playland’s family pool, designed with your comfort and family in mind. It features a zero-depth entry and complimentary lounge furniture, ensuring a relaxing and enjoyable experience. The pool’s entry fee is $14.99 and includes beach access. With new changing rooms and amenities available this season, we’re confident that the Playland Pool will be your family’s go-to spot this summer. 

Address:  1 Playland Pkwy, Rye, NY 10580

Pool hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saxon Woods Pool

Saxon Woods Park, spanning 700 acres, is a haven of recreational opportunities. It boasts the county’s largest swimming pool, an 18-hole golf course, a miniature golf course, a children’s aquatic playground, and picnic areas. The park’s trail system, connecting the park’s southern and northern sections, is a hit among hikers, skiers, and horseback riders. Families can also enjoy miniature golf and pool birthday parties at Saxon Woods. Leashed dogs are allowed. Proof of Westchester County residency is required.  

Address:  1800 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605

Pool hours: 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (no admittance after 6 p.m.)

Park Fees for You to Consider Before Visiting:

Park Pass holder: $6, $4

Guest of Park Pass holder: $8, $5

Children of Park Pass holder (ages 5-11) (under age five free): $4, $3

Resident Non-Park Pass holder (NYS driver’s license required): $15, $10

Guests and family of resident Non-Park Pass holder: $15, $10

 

Sprain Ridge Park Pool

Sprain Ridge Park, a 278-acre suburban getaway, is a must-visit for nature lovers. Nestled on a ridge between the northbound and southbound lanes of the Sprain Brook Parkway, this park offers a serene escape from the city. At the heart of the park is its pool area, a tranquil oasis surrounded by lush greenery. The pool area includes a water play area for children and a pool area for adults. The grounds also have a bathhouse and restrooms for guests’ daily use. 

Address:  149 Jackson Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705

Pool hours: 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (no admittance after 6 p.m.)

Park Fees vary. For further information, please visit Sprain Ridge Park’s website or call (914) 231-3450. 

 

The Brook at Tibbetts Pool 

This beautiful park features an aquatic complex with something for everyone, including a spray playground, in-pool basketball and volleyball, lap lanes, and a signature “lazy river.”The classic bathhouse in Tibbetts and its pavilions offer a traditional touch, which is a reminder of how long this park has been part of the community. Tibbetts Brook Park is the first large-scale recreational development in the county. It’s a green oasis for the county’s residents and provides woodlands, lakes, fields, and a fun swimming complex for the entire family to enjoy. 

Address:  355 Midland Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704

Pool hours: 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (no admittance after 6 p.m.)

Park Fees for You to Consider Before Visiting:

Park Pass holder: $8, $5

Guest of Park Pass holder: $10, $6

Children of Park Pass holder (ages 5-11) (under age five free): $5, $4

Resident Non-Park Pass holder (NYS driver’s license required): $15, $10

Guests and family of resident Non-Park Pass holder: $15, $10

 

Willson’s Waves

Families can find four water recreation areas perfect for everyone, regardless of age, at Willson’s Waves. Their wave pool is guaranteed fun, with three-foot waves that’ll bounce you around for six-minute intervals. This pool also has two 18-foot-high water slides that’ll give you a quick splashdown into 10 inches of water. And if that’s not enough, the interactive water playground has sprays, fountains, cascades, and “curtains” to keep you cool and entertained. 

Address:  8 Bradford Rd, Mt Vernon, NY 10553

Pool hours: 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (no admittance after 6 p.m.)

Park Fees for You to Consider Before Visiting:

Park Pass holder: $8, $5

Guest of Park Pass holder: $10, $6

Children of Park Pass holder (ages 5-11) (under age five free): $5, $4

Resident Non-Park Pass holder (NYS driver’s license required): $15, $10

Guests and family of resident Non-Park Pass holder: $15, $10

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