Borden Natural Swimming Pool is scheduled to open June 10, weather permitting. Reservations open June 3.

Borden Natural Swimming Pool is Canada’s first public, man-made, natural swimming pool.

A great family pool in beautiful Borden Park, it is surrounded by sand and plenty of lounge space with umbrellas, making it a perfect destination to enjoy a summer day.

As no chemicals are used to disinfect the water, the guidelines of the pool are different from other outdoor pools. Please read the pool guidelines before visiting the facility. 

Admission & Memberships

Regular 2023 admission prices apply. Outdoor Pools are Value type admission with the exception of Aquafit at Oliver and Swim Training at Queen Elizabeth, which are Benefit Plus programs. Children 12 years and younger can access outdoor pools for free. 

Admission to these pools is included with all City of Edmonton Recreation Centre memberships, including the Summer Youth Pass.

The Summer Youth Pass will be available for purchase between June 19 - August 31. It is $35 for this monthly pass for Youth and Children aged 2-17 years of age.