CLEVELAND — Many outdoor pools are open for the season and ready for swimmers!
With warm weather upon us and the unofficial start to summer underway, 3News has compiled a list of some of the best spots to swim across Northeast Ohio.
Check out some of the pools, waterparks, beaches and quarries you must visit this summer when looking for a place to cool off.
Baylor Beach Park
- 8777 Manchester Ave SW, Navarre
Baylor Beach Park has a two-acre swimming lake with slides and fountains, as well as a separate one-acre lake for paddle boating, aqua bikes and funyak rides.
Beachwood Family Aquatic Center
- 25125 Fairmount Boulevard, Beachwood
The Beachwood Family Aquatic Center welcomes Beachwood residents, employees and their guests to a 99,000-square-foot center with water slides, diving boards, lap pools as well as splash pads for the kiddos. Throughout the summer, the aquatic center will offer swim lessons, splash parties and a disco night.
Cleveland Metroparks offers swimming at the following locations during posted dates and times:
- Edgewater Beach
- Wallace Lake
- Villa Angela in Euclid Creek Reservation
- Huntington Beach
- Hinckley Lake Spillway
- Ledge Pool
- 14532 Lake Avenue, Lakewood
The newly renovated Foster Pool is set to open for the season on June 8. The pool will feature a speed slide, looping slide, lily pads, water features, a family slide, diving board, and a 50-meter by 25-yard l-shaped lap pool.
Headlands Beach State Park
- 9601 Headlands Road, Mentor
Headlands Beach, which is the largest natural sand beach in Ohio, offers swimming in designated areas during the summer.
Lorain County Metroparks Splash Zone
- 95 West Hamilton Road, Oberlin
The 6,000-square-foot pool has two waterslides, tumble buckets, four lap lanes and a splash pad for kids. The outdoor area also features the tot pool, a concession stand and playground.
- 183 Maca Drive, Tallmadge
The Maca Pool features a water park that has a six-lane lap pool, multiple slides, a large barrel splash zone as well as a full-service concession stand area.
Nelson Ledges Quarry Park
- 12001 Nelson Ledge Road, Garrettsville
The quarry is spring-fed clean water and is rarely treated. The park offers swimming, cliff diving, snorkeling, scuba diving and sunbathing. No swimming is allowed when lifeguards aren't on duty.
Pioneer Waterland & Dry Fun Park
- 10661 Kile Road, Chardon
This waterpark located in Chardon features four six-story high waterslides, a lazy innertube ride and spring-fed swimming in a concrete pond with water volleyball, basketball and slides. There is also paddle boating available on a six-acre natural lake. Kidsland is dedicated to the kiddos with slides, ride-on toys, a crawl-through tunnel and much more!
Twinsburg Water Park
- 10260 Ravenna Rd, Twinsburg
The Twinsburg Water Park is located behind Chamberlin Middle School and features a huge water slide as well as a large lap pool.
Water Works Family Aquatic Center
- 2205 Munroe Falls Avenue, Cuyahoga Falls
The Water Works Family Aquatic Center has something for everyone, with a lazy river as and exhilarating slides.