Stay Cool in the Pool! Community Swimming Throughout Ventura County

Stay cool this summer and year-round at some of these community swimming pools, water parks and splash pads in Ventura County and surrounding areas. For updates and additions, contact us!

Conejo Valley (Conejo Recreation & Park District)

Community Pool at Cal Lutheran University Samuelson Aquatics Center is a year-round facility, offering recreational and lap swimming 7 days a week. Call 805.241.0894 or visit Admission is $3 ($2 for 62+) (yes, prices did go up $1 recently...still a great deal!). Current schedule at Water is heated to 82 degrees year round.


Newbury Park High School Community Swimming Pool is at 456 Reino Road and offers recreational swimming 6 days/week from mid-June to Mid-August. Only $3 ($2 for 62+). Call 805.498.6906 or visit

Thousand Oaks High School Community Swimming Pool is at 2323 N. Moorpark Road and offers recreational swimming Mon to Fri from mid-June to mid-August. Only $3 ($2 for 62+). Call 805.496.8564 or visit

Free open swim at all of the above CRPD pools from noon to 4pm on the 4th of the July!

Conejo Valley/Agoura - Other

Childrens' Splash Pad/Water Area at Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Hollytree Drive, Oak Park. 2016 hours of operation are Memorial Day weekend through September 30th. 10am to 7pm free of charge 818.865.9304

Kids love the Interactive Fountain at Janss Marketplace.

Moorpark/Simi Valley

Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District offers a large community swimming pool at Rancho Simi Community Park, 1765 Royal Avenue. Open 7 days a week; summer swim hours 1-4PM every day. Admission age 3 and up is $3 ($1 for 65+). Visit or call 805.584.4436.

Childrens' Splash Pad Area at Rancho Tapo Community Park, 3700 Avenida Simi. Free. Opens Memorial Day weekend through September 30, 2016. Hours are 11am to 2:30pm and 3:30pm to 7:30pm.

Simi Valley Aquatics opened the first indoor swim school in Simi Valley in July 2016. Open for swim lessons and birthday parties only.

Simi Valley Family YMCA heated indoor swimming pool open 7 days/week.


Pleasant Valley Aquatic Center offers an indoor swimming pool with a cool slide. Open Monday through Saturday. $3 for ages 4+, free to ages 3 and under and $2.50 ages 60+ and military. Visit or call 805.987.8198.

Additionally, recreational swim every Friday 6:30PM-8:30pm for only $1! Free recreational swim on 7/4 from 1-4PM!

Camarillo Family YMCA heated indoor swimming pool open 7 days/week. Call 805.484.0423.

Oxnard Aquatic Center is located at Oxnard High School, 3400 W. Gonzales Road and the Hueneme High School Pool is at 500 W. Bard Road. Summer recreational swim from 11 AM-1:45 PM at both Oxnard & Hueneme pools Monday – Friday and offers lap swimming, diving boards, and open swim. Visit or call 805.278.0910 (Oxnard) and 805.385.7772 (Hueneme). $4 per session.

There's a "Pop Jet Fountain" at The Collection at Riverpark in Oxnard, on Town Center Drive in front of the Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar and adjacent to Larsen's Grill.

Ventura and Up the Coast

Ventura Community Park Aquatics Center has a competition pool, playground pool, two slides, fun, fun, fun! Open swim free for age 2 and under, $5 for ages 3 to 61 and $3 for 62+. Visit or call 805.654.7511 for details.  

Casitas Water Adventure is open all summer with a multi-level jungle gym with waterfalls, bridges and slides in a lagoon in water only up to 18" deep for little kids and a lazy river with waterfalls, bridges and jet sprays with inner tubes for the whole family. Open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.  Sunday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday/Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call 805.649.2233 or visit for details. Cost is $12 per person all day or just $5 if you come during the last 2 hours.

Ventura Family YMCA has 2 indoor heated swimming pools and is open 7 days/week.

Carpinteria Community Pool is located at 5305 Carpinteria Avenue. Day passes are $4 for kids, $6 for adults, $4.50 for seniors. Recreational swimming on weekends from 11am to 4pm and weekdays 1-3pm. Visit or call 805.566.2417 for information.

The Leo Robbins Community Sailing Center at Marina Park in Ventura is a U.S. Sailing Association certified facility for lessons in sailing, kayaking and navigation for all ages.

Other Places Around Town

The Calabasas Tennis & Swim Center located at 23400 Park Sorrento is open 7 days/week. Only $3 for adults, $2 for seniors $1 for kids under 13. Pool hours vary. Visit or call 818.222.2782. Pools heated to 82 degrees year-round.

Malibu Community Pool at Malibu High School, 30215 Morning View Drive. Outdoor pool heated to 82 degrees. $3 per person. Visit or call 310.589.1933 for details. From 6/15/15 to 8/16/15, recreational swim hours were 12-2:15pm Mon-Fri, 4-8pm Tues/Thurs, 6-8pm Mon/Wed, 4-7pm Fri, and 11am-4pm Sat/Sun.

The Fillmore Aquatic Center at 575 1st Street was open for the summer season beginning 5/30/16 through 9/5/16 for recreational swimming Monday through Saturday from Noon-4pm ($2/person, under 2 years is free) during summer months. More information at or 805.524.4902. 

The Ojai Recreation Department hosts public recreational swimming at Villanova Preparatory School, 12096 North Ventura Avenue, from 6/20/16 to 7/28/16. Hours/fees in 2016 are 8-9AM and 11:45AM-3PM Mon thru Thurs and noon-4PM on Saturdays (6/20 to 7/18) ($5/person). Visit or call 805.646.5581 for more information.

And let's not forget the incredible BEACHES close by! CLICK HERE for links to over 40 publicly accessible beaches throughout Ventura County, stretching north to Carpinteria and south to Malibu.

Water Parks Outside of Ventura County

Knott's Soak City in Buena Park (about 70 miles from Thousand Oaks)

Legoland Water Park in Carlsbad (135 miles from Thousand Oaks)

Raging Waters Water Park in San Dimas (75 miles from Thousand Oaks)

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Valencia (50 miles from Thousand Oaks)