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The City of Richardson has five outdoor pools for public swimming. In addition to the main pools, Glenville Pool has a splash playground and Terrace Pool and Canyon Creek Pool have baby pools. Scheduled Richardson Swim School classes are taught by certified instructors. A fee is charged based on the individual class.

Our newest addition is the Heights Family Aquatic Center, which opened in the Summer of 2013. Here you can enjoy a leisure pool with a current channel, vortex and splash features in our beach front entry. There is something here for the entire family including its tot pool, slides and a lap pool with a basketball hoop.

Aquatics activity and class schedules may be viewed in the Summer Swimming and Camps issue of the Recreation Today available online March 1, 2017.

 Download the 2017 Aquatics Brochure here!

Pool Locations: Click here for a map showing facility locations.

Heights Family Aquatic Center
709 W. Arapaho Rd. (Floyd Rd. across from Heights Recreation Center)
Summer Passes are available as of March 1 at Heights Recreation Center & Huffhines Recreation Center. Swim passes are also sold at the neighborhood pools. Cash or checks accepted.

* Please note that the lap pool will be available for lap swimming only from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Canyon Creek Pool
600 Aspenwood Dr.

Glenville Pool
500 S. Glenville Dr. (North of Spring Valley Road)

Cottonwood Pool
1321 W. Belt Line Rd. (at Cottonwood Dr.)

Terrace Pool
300 N. Lois Ln. (at Grove Rd.)


Pool Location Hours and Days of Operation Day Closed
Heights Aquatic Center Noon - 8 p.m. -- Monday - Sunday None
Canyon Creek 1-8 p.m. -- Tuesday - Sunday Monday
Cottonwood 1-6 p.m. -- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
1-8 p.m. -- Saturday and Sunday
Glenville 1-8 p.m. -- Monday, Wednesday - Sunday Tuesday
Terrace 10 a.m.-5 p.m. -- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
1-8 p.m. -- Saturday and Sunday

Heights Family Aquatic Center Fees
Proof of Richardson Residency is Required

Canyon Creek Pool, Glenville Pool, Terrace Pool & Cottonwood Pool Fees
Proof of Richardson Residency is Required

All children under 7 years of age MUST be accompanied by an adult 16 years or older in a swimming suit. The adult must be in the water within arm’s reach at all times while the child is in the pool. If your child limits his/her use to the baby pool areas, you must remain with your child.

During the summer months, pools may be reserved by Richardson Residents before and after public service hours for private parties. Fees for private reservations are based on the size of the group. Heights Family Aquatic Center also has pavilion reservations available during public hours. Call the Aquatics Office at 972-744-7893 for more information. We will begin taking reservations for the 2017 season on May 1, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.

COR Swim Team
To learn more about the City of Richardson Swim Team, visit

Weather Policy
The City of Richardson uses the Weather Bug app that includes a Spark Lightning feature which identifies where the nearest strike of lightning has occurred. If there is lighting within a ten mile radius of the aquatic center it will close for at least a half hour. The facility will remain closed for a half hour succeeding the last lightning strike within a ten mile radius.

For the safety of our patrons all patrons must leave the pool gate area and remain outside the facility until it is deemed safe to reopen. Patrons are encouraged to call the facility to check on the current status.

For more information or to make pool reservations, please call 972-744-7892.

Last updated: 8/10/2017 8:33:07 AM