Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use my City of Calgary Indoor Swimming Pool annual, monthly or multi-admission pass at any of the COSPA outdoor pools?

COSPA outdoor pools do not accept any City of Calgary annual, monthly or multi-admission passes of from any Department.

How long is the outdoor pool season?

COSPA outdoor pools season usually runs approximately 80 days. Outdoor pools usually open the Saturday of Father’s Day weekend and closes on Labour Day. Some outdoor pools may open earlier and stay open longer, in these cases, they will be identified on the COSPA website.

What time can I go swimming?

All schedules at the 7 COSPA outdoor pools are subject to change based on the time of year, rentals, programs, special events and weather conditions. For the most up to date information please phone the outdoor pool of your choice to confirm swimming schedules.

Do outdoor swimming pools offer swimming lessons?

Swimming lessons are offered at some of the COSPA outdoor pools. Please phone the outdoor pool of your choice to confirm and register for swimming lessons.

Is the water heated at the outdoor pools?

Yes, all of the COSPA pools and wading pools are heated, water temperature is approximately 27 degrees celsius.

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