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15 Montreal Pools Where You Can Swim For FREE

Cool off without paying a cent!
15 Montreal Pools Where You Can Swim For FREE

Summer arrived suddenly, without warning, and it looks like it's here to stay. Though I most certainly won't complain about the heat, I will say that I am slightly at a loss about what to do to cool off.

This is where neighbourhood pools come in handy. During the warm summer months, these little oases are open to the public, and many of them are free for at least a few days a week.

Read on for a list of free pools in Montreal. Pick the pool closest to you, grab your bathing suit, and get swimming! There's no better way to cool off during the summer.

Jarry Pool

Where: 205 rue Gary-Carter

When: Free every day.

Visit their website for more information.

Piscine Baldwin

Where: 2330 rue Rachel E.

When: Free on weekdays.

For more info, click here.

Piscine Laurier

Where: 5200 rue de Brébeuf

When: Free on weekdays that aren't holidays.

More info.

YMCA Cartierville

Where: 11885 boul. Laurentien

When: Free for residents of the borough.

Find out more here.

Piscine de la Confédération

Where: 6265-6267 ave. Biermans

When: Free all day every day.

More info.

Martin Luther-King Pool

Where: 6262 chemin Hudson

When: Always free.

Find out more.

Parc LaSalle

Where: 475 10e Avenue

When: Free, though personnel may ask for an Accès Lachine card.

More info.

Ignace-Bourget Pool

Where: 5925 av. de Montmagny

When: Always free.

More info.

Ottawa Park Pool

Where: 10341 ave. Lausanne

When: Free at all times.

Learn more here.

Pelican Park

Where: 2560 rue Masson

When: Free all day every day.

More information can be found here.

Elgar Park

Where: 260 rue Elgar

When: Free at all times.

More info.

Piscine Rosemont

Where: 6101 8th Avenue

When: Tuesday – Friday 7:30 – 8:30 PM; Saturday 1:30 – 3:30 PM

Find out more.

Bain Morgan

Where: 1875 ave. Morgan

When: Monday – Friday

For more info, visit the pool website.

Piscine du Parc Ménard

Where: 300 rue Clément

When: Free every day.

Find out more.

Île-Bizard Pool

Where: 488 montée de l'Église, L'Île-Bizard.

When: Free for residents of the borough.

Find out more on the borough website.

There are a ton of public pools in Montreal. For more information about all of the pools in Montreal, as well as their opening hours and tarifs by borough, you can go here.

I wish you a refreshing and relaxing summer, Montreal.

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