Fox Cities Outdoor Swim Options

As the temperatures increase and the school year wraps up, you're probably starting to search for fun activities to beat the heat. Take a look at these awesome Fox Cities outdoor swim options.

Throughout the Fox Cities, you can access public swimming pools and splash pads that make for a great day of cooling off and enjoying the summer weather. Here are a few places to consider:

Erb Pool

1800 N. Morrison St., Appleton, WI. 54911

Phone: 920-832-5917

This public swimming pool will open for the first day of its season on Friday, June 2nd, 2023 and close on Sunday, August 20th, 2023. A few of the amenities at this pool include:

  • Leisure pool
  • 50-Meter Pool
  • Waterslides (must be 48 inches tall to ride)
  • Facility is completely ADA accessible 
  • Snack bar

To learn more about the exciting features at Erb Pool click here.

Mead Pool

1430 E. John St., Appleton, WI. 54915

Phone: 920-932-5905

The 2023 season for Mead Pool runs from Friday, June 2nd to Friday, August 18th.  Some of the amenities available at Mead Pool include:

  • Zero-depth entry
  • Water geysers, water mushroom, and spray rings
  • Heated pool (maintained at 80-82 degrees)
  • 25-meter lap lanes available
  • Snack bar
  • Shade pavilion for parties or gatherings available with reservation

For more information about Mead Pool click here.

Mead Pool Slide

Plamann Lake

1545 E Broadway Dr. , Appleton, WI. 54913

Phone: 920-832-4790

Want to enjoy a beautiful day at the lake? Be sure to check out Plamann Lake. Their 2023 season runs from June 3rd to August 19th. Here are a few unique features that should keep Plamann Lake on your radar this summer:

  • Inflatable aquapark known as WIBITS
  • Swimming lessons for kids ages 6 to 14

Additional information about Plamann Lake can be found here.

Neenah Swimming Pool

600 S. Park Ave., Neenah, WI. 54956

Phone: 920-886-6080

If you're visiting the Neenah area on a hot day in the summer then you need to take a swimming break at the Neenah Pool! The 2023 season kicks off June 3rd and runs until August 19th.  Several key pool amenities include:

  • 131 ft. Flume waterslide
  • Handicapped accessible showers and restrooms
  • Dropslide in deepwell
  • Concessions

To learn more about the Neenah pool head to this link.

Washington Park Splash Pad

631 W. Winneconne Ave., Neenah, WI. 54956

Phone: 920-886-6060

If you don't feel like going swimming, but still want to cool off outside visiting a splash pad may be a great alternative. Splash pads are also convenient for families with children learning to be more confident in the water. The Washington Park Splash Pad operates each year from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

To discover the fun at the Washington Park Splash Pad follow this link.

Sherwood Splash Pad 

Castle Drive, Sherwood, WI. 54169

Phone: 920-989-1589

The Sherwood Splash Pad is seasonally operated from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The splash pad operates when it's 63 degrees and warmers. 

Click here to find more information about how to use the splash pad and access it.

Sunset Beach Swimming Facility

1010 Fulcer Avenue, Kimberly, WI. 54136

Phone: 920-731-9299

If you're searching for that classic sandy beach then you need to visit Sunset Beach! This beach is open for swimming June 2nd to August 13th, 2023. There's a number of reasons why you'll have a great time - but here are a couple features you're bound to enjoy:

  • Extensive shallow water area (great for younger kids)
  • Shallow water slides
  • Diving well and water slide
  • Playground
  • Low and high diving boards
  • This beach is also staffed with Red Cross Certified Lifeguards

For additional information about Sunset Beach Swimming Facility click here

Please note that this list is not a full list of all the public swimming pools and splash pads available in the Fox Cities - for additional information about outdoor recreation options click this link. 

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