#CanadaGem: Dreamiest swimming pools across Canada to cool off in this summer

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Vancouver's Kitsilano Pool (Credit: iStock/Getty Images)

This article was originally published June 4, 2017. It was edited and updated June 17, 2020.

Note: Due to COVID-19, some of these swimming pools may be closed for the summer. Be sure to check their websites for updates. 

We may be better known for our gorgeous Great Lakes and covetable coasts complete with ocean views, but luckily for those of us who are a little more landlocked, Canada sure doesn't skimp in the swimming pool department, either. As soon as the summer sun starts to make its appearance, Canadians flock to secure that prime poolside real estate at the local park or community centre. And nothing feels better than that first jump into those soothing, cool waters after a long, snowy winter!

Behold, the most refreshing, pic-worthy pools from all across Canada — so dreamy and crystal clear, you can't help but dip your toes in!

Second Beach Pool, Vancouver, B.C.

The Waegwoltic Club, Halifax, N.S.

Sunnyside & Gus Ryder Pool, Toronto, Ont.

Balnea Spa, Bromont, Que.

Kildonan Park, Winnipeg, Man.

Banff Upper Hot Springs Pool, Banff, Alta.

Massey Park Pool, Regina, Sask.

Sparkling Hill Resort & Spa, Vernon, B.C.

Touchstone on Lake Muskoka, Muskoka, Ont.

Parc Aquatique Jean-Drapeau, Longueuil, Que.

V Hotel & Suites, Moncton, New Brunswick

George Ward Pool, Saskatoon, Sask.

Kitsilano Pool, Vancouver, B.C.

Mill Creek Outdoor Pool, Edmonton, Alta.

Lion's Pool, Bedford, N.S.

Halcyon Hot Springs & Spa, Kootenay Country, B.C.

Thompson Hotel, Toronto, Ont.

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