Florida is famed for the beaches and water ways that draw residents and tourists alike flocking to the area – and many homes come complete with a private pool; but for those who don’t have the space, or want a bigger pool to party in, there are some amazing public pools in the area that each offer something different.
Here are our top five picks of Florida’s public pools to wet your appetite!
1 – Flamingo Pool
The Flamingo Park at South Beach houses the famous Flamingo Pool – a fantastic, and large, public lap pool with eight swimming lanes. As well as being in a fantastic location the pool offers swim classes with certified trainers for kids and adults alike – and is reasonably priced to boot.
2 – Tamiami Aquatic Centre
With a large, heated pool that varies in depth from 3-11 feet, the Tamiami Aquatic Centre caters to a wide range of swimming fans – and offers lessons for beginners the centre and has a huge amount to offer to local water babies, with water based exercise classes, synchronised swimming, and more. You can even train as a lifeguard here.
The park also has a huge range of exercise activities for those who want to branch out beyond water sports, and all located in one convenient place.
3 – Cutler Ridge Pool
A fantastically low priced entry for anyone wanting to either swim in one of the lanes, or even hire the whole pool for a party function, and offering swimming lessons to all ages, the Cutler Ridge Pool is always popular, with allotted times for swimmers of different ages and proficiencies.
4 – Thomas Sasso Pool and Water Playground
For those who want to entertain the kids in a fun and safe place, the Thomas Sasso Pool and Water Playground is a great place to go; not only is there a 25 meter pool with six swimming lanes, there’s also a fantastic water playground that kids of all ages can enjoy for hours – and in house swimming lessons starting at pre-school ages through to more advanced courses mean everyone gets the best of the location.
5 – Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex
As well as swimming lanes and diving facilities – with set times to ensure that everyone gets what they want from the pool – the complex offers swimming lessons, water aerobics and the always popular Sunday Shark Club is a fantastic place to take kids from 6 months to 6 years for some fun water activities, building confidence and competence in the pool. You can buy weekly, monthly or annual passes and really get the most from the full range of activities on offer – which not only includes water sports and activities, but the pool runs a series of diving courses from beginner to advanced.
Pool Doctor of the Palm Beaches has been servicing pools, both public and private, in the Palm Beach County area of Florida. Please contact us if you’d like to know how we might be able to help you maintain the health of your pool.