Things are looking hot in the PNW! With temperature forecasts in the 90s, we’re all going to be looking for ways to cool down. Now is the perfect time to take advantage of Seattle’s many bodies of water. Here are 41 beaches, public pools & more to cool down in Seattle this summer.


These beaches will be guarded daily from 12 pm-7 pm on weekdays, and 11 A.M. -7 P.M. on weekends.

  • Madison Beach, 1900 43rd Ave. E
  • Madrona Beach, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.
  • Magnuson Beach, park entrance at NE 65th and Sand Point Way NE
  • Mt. Baker Beach, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S
  • Pritchard Beach, 8400 55th Ave. S
  • West Green Lake Beach, 7312 W Green Lake Dr.

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Wading Pools

Wading Pools are open on sunny days when the temperature is forecast to be 70 degrees or above. Even though temperatures are supposed to be over 70 degrees, please call the Wading Pool Hotline to verify hours and open/closed status on the day of your visit: 206-684-7796.

Wading Pool Address Area Dates Days Hours
Beacon Hill 1902 13th Ave. S CE 6/29-8/18 Wed/Thurs 12pm-7pm
Bitter Lake Community Center 13035 Linden Ave. N NW 6/29-8/19  Wed/Thurs/Fri 12pm-7pm
Dahl Playfield 7700 25th Ave. NE NE 6/28-8/18  Tue/Wed/Thurs 12pm-7pm
Delridge Community Center 4501 Delridge Way SW SW 6/29-8/19 Wed/Thurs/Fri 12pm-5:30pm
E Queen Anne Playground 160 Howe Street CW 6/27-8/21 Mon/Tue/Sun 12pm-7pm
E.C. Hughes Playground 2805 SW Holden St. SW 6/27-8/21  Mon/Tue/Sun 12pm-7pm
Gilman Playground 923 NW 54th St. NW 7/1-8/20 Fri/Sat 12pm-6pm
Green Lake Park N 73rd St. & W Green Lake Dr. N NW 6/25-9/5 Daily 12pm-7pm
Lincoln Park 8600 Fauntleroy Way SW SW 6/25-9/5 Daily 12pm-7pm
Magnuson Park 7400 Sand Point Way NE NE 7/21-9/5 Daily 12:15pm-6:30pm
Peppi’s Playground 3233 E Spruce St. CE 6/27-8/16 Mon/Tue 12pm-7pm
Powell Barnett Park 352 Martin Luther King Way CE 6/29-8/21 Wed-Sun 12pm-7pm
Ravenna Park 5520 Ravenna Ave. NE NE 7/1-8/20 Fri/Sat 12pm-7pm
Sandel Playground 9053 1st Ave. NW NW 6/28-8/17 Tue/Wed 12pm-6:30pm
Soundview Playfield 1590 NW 90th St. NW 6/27-8/21 Mon/Sat/Sun 12pm-7pm
South Park Community Center 8319 8th Ave. S SW 6/27-8/17 Mon/Tue/Wed 12pm-7pm
Van Asselt Community Center 2820 S Myrtle St. SE 6/25-9/5 Daily 12pm-7pm
View Ridge Playfield 4408 NE 70th St. NE 6/27-8/21 Mon/Sun 12pm-7pm
Volunteer Park 1400 E Galer St. CE 6/25-9/5 Daily 12pm-7pm
Wallingford Playfield 4219 Wallingford Ave. N NW 6/30-8/20 Thurs/Fri/Sat 12pm-7pm


These sprayparks will be open from 11 am to 8 pm each day of the week until Labor Day:

  • Beacon Mountain in Jefferson Park
  • Georgetown Playfield
  • Highland Park
  • Judkins Park
  • Miller Community Center/Playfield
  • Northacres Park
  • South Lake Union Park (the west spray pad is open; the east spray pad is closed due to damage)
  • Yesler Terrace Park
  • John C. Little Park
  • Pratt Playground Spraypark

Indoor Pools

  • Rainier Beach Pool, 8825 Rainier Ave. S
  • Ballard Pool, 1471 NW 67th
  • Meadowbrook Pool, 10515 35th NE
  • Madison Pool, 13401 Meridian Ave. N
  • Southwest Pool, 2801 SW Thistle St. (limited summer operations)

Additionally, you can find a map of local cooling centers on the city’s website. Stay cool Seattle!