2017 Calgary Outdoor Swim Season kicks off Saturday June 17th

Grab your trunks, towels, swim caps, nose plugs, goggles and floaters. (Flippers and snorkel optional.)

Don't forget to bring your friends. Especially that one friend who makes the perfect cannon ball!

Highwood Outdoor Pool (NW)

Highwood Outdoor Pool (NW)
Location & Contact
Address: 25 Holmwood Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta
Operating Partner

Highwood Outdoor Swimming Pool is operated by the Highwood Community Association in partnership with the Calgary Outdoor Swimming Pools Association.

Pool Information

Watch for announcements on upcoming special events.

Highwood Outdoor Swimming Pool has 2 pools. All pools are heated, filtered and sanitized 24 hours per day:

Main Pool

  • Eight lane, 25 meter lap pool
  • 1.0 meter depth in shallow end
  • 1.5 meter depth in deep end
  • 1.8 meter high on deck water slide

Wading Pool

  • Depth is .45 meters

Change Rooms for Women and Men

  • Coin Operated Lockers (requires a quarter) or bring your own lock (all locks must be removed after use of the locker)
  • Temperature controlled showers
  • Bathrooms


  • Concession sells prepackaged foods and drinks

Lifeguard Supervision

  • All pools are supervised by qualified lifeguards at all times

Highwood Outdoor Swimming Pool offers the Red Cross Swimmng Program.

For more information, please see the Swimming Lessons link below.

Swimming Lessons Registration form is available below.