The Highwood Outdoor Pool is closed for the 2023 Swim Season. 
Registration for Public Swim
Public Swim is available to book 3 days before any given date, at 7AM that day

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Bowview Pool Features and Rules

Pool Features

Highwood Outdoor Swimming Pool (HOP) is operated by the Highwood Community Association in partnership with the Calgary Outdoor Swimming Pools Association (COSPA)
Main Pool
  • One 4 lane lap pool – Lanes are 3m wide by 25m long with a depth of 1.22 to 2.62m.
  • Zero entry spray deck with multiple water features and deck fountain
  • Shallow tot/child pool area
  • Large concrete and grass deck area
  • Large fenced green space with picnic tables and a shelter
  • Large front green space for pre entry picnics
  • Free Little Library
  • Newly renovated bathrooms and shower area
  • Mens and Ladies change rooms with privacy stalls in ladies
  • Coin operated non refundable $.25 lockers or bring your own lock
  • Interior temperature controlled showers, and 1 on deck shower
  • The cash only concession sells prepackaged cold treats, snacks and drinks.
  • Swim goggles, Gabbys reusable swim diapers and Little Swimmers 1X swim diapers are available at the front counter
Lifeguard Supervision
  • The pool is supervised by qualified lifeguards during business hours.

Swimming Lessons

Highwood Outdoor Pool offers the following programs:

  • Lane Swim
  • Public Swim
  • Lifesaving Society
  • Swim for Life lessons
  • Bronze Star, Bronze Cross, and Bronze Medallion
  • Programs run Mon. to Fri. 9:00 am to noon and 6:00 - 7:00pm
  • Private & Semi Private Lessons Monday to Friday
  • Day Camps – for ages 6 to 13
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    Pool Rentals

    • Private Rentals – weekday evenings and weekend mornings/evenings
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