Aquatics Programs

Are you looking to swim laps, learn to swim, or just splash around with the kids? You've come to the right place. The City of Shaker Heights offers two recreational pools, as well as a variety of swim programs for all ages.

Pools

Thornton Park Pool

Open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, this beautiful outdoor swimming pool boasts lap lanes, a diving well, water slides, and a current channel. There's also a separate tot pool and splash pad. Learn more about the Thornton Park pool.

Woodbury Pool

When Thornton Park Pool closes for the season, residents are invited to swim at Woodbury Pool located at Woodbury School.

Children ages 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Lap swimming is limited during open swim hours. An unlimited use pool pass for all open and lap swimming is available for purchase online or at Thornton Park for $35 per person. A family pass is not available.

  • Location: Woodbury Pool (15400 S. Woodland Rd.)
  • Date and Time: Tuesday & Thursday, September 4-December 20
    • Open Swim: 7:30-8:30 pm
    • Lap Swim: 8:30-9:30 pm
  • Saturdays, September 8 to December 22
    • Open Swim: 12:30-2 pm
    • Lap Swim: 2-4 pm
  • Fees: $3 person drop-in; $5 family 3 or more
  • Exact change only, please

Aquatics Programs

From our popular American Red Cross swim lessons to pool-based wellness programs, our Aquatics Program has something for everyone. Visit our online catalog or download the recreation catalog (PDF) to view a list of current aquatics classes.

Community Aquatics Programs

Shaker Sharks offers a competitive swimming program in Shaker Heights for K-8 students, plus a Master's program for adults. Learn more at the Shaker Sharks website.