East Idaho Splash Guide

The summer heat brings the need for splashing around in East Idaho pools, water parks, and lakes.  Summer never seems to last long enough though so we are lucky enough to be able to hit some East Idaho hot springs and indoor pools year round.


Ammon City Pool & Splash Pad

Open June 4, 2022 – Labor day

Check here for open swim hours and pricing.

They offer swimming lessons, swim club, and private pool reservations.

Splash Pad is free and open 9:00am – 9:00pm Mon-Sat.

Portneuf Wellness Complex Pond

Open 5am-10pm Monday through Sunday

Fresh-water, stream-fed lake invites wading and swimming at beach end of lake.

Apple Athletic Club

Indoor Pools open year round.
Outdoor pool and splash pad open Memorial Day-Labor Day.
Check website for hours.

This is a private club but anyone can purchase day passes to use their indoor pools, hot tub, outdoor pool, and splash pad. Swimming lessons are offered to members and non-members during the summer.

Heise Hot Springs

Summer Pool and Slide:
Open Memorial Day-Labor Day
Monday-Saturday: 10am-10pm
Sunday: 12-10pm

Mineral Hot Pools:
Winter Hours: Open Labor Day until the Thursday before Memorial Day
Closed during November
Monday-Friday: 2-10pm      Saturday-Sunday:10am-10pm

Summer Hours:Open the Friday before Memorial Day until Labor Day
Monday-Sunday: 10am-10pm

Hot pools are open most of the year. They also have an outdoor swimming pool, snack bar, and water slide. Check website for pricing and more information.

Green Canyon Hot Springs

Summer Hours (Memorial Day-Labor Day):
Monday-Friday: 12-10pm
Saturday: 10am-10pm
Sunday: closed

Winter Hours (Labor Day-Memorial Day):
Mon, Tues, Fri:5-9pm

Natural hot springs with a swimming pool and hot pool. They offer swim camps in the summer. Check website for holiday hours, swimming lessons, and camping.

Pocatello Community Recreation Center Public Swimming

Fall/Winter/Spring Hours
Monday 7-8:30pm
Wednesday 7-8:30pm
Saturday 1-4pm

Summer Hours
Monday 7-8:30pm
Wednesday 7-8:30pm

They have a Family Night Special on Wednesdays for half-price admission.

Ashton City Pool

Opens in June
Monday-Saturday 1-5pm

$2 Tuesdays, $3.50 other days

Outdoor pool that offers swim lessons and a small slide.

Iona Splash Pad

It will open Memorial Day Weekend
Monday-Sunday 11:00am-7:00pm

Small splash pad geared towards small children.

Lava Hot Springs

Outdoor Complex Open:
May 16-20, 2022: ClOSED for annual maintenance
May 23-26, 2022: School Groups Only*
May 27-June 10, 2022: 12-8pm*Opening date subject to change
June 11-September 5, 2022: 11am – 8pm*
Sept 6, 2022-Mid May, 2023: Closed for the Season (See Winter Season Rates and Hours for Indoor Aquatic Center and Kiddie Cove)

*In case of inclement weather, pools and slides may need to close for the safety of patrons and staff. Dates and hours subject to change.

Indoor Center Open:
The Indoor Pool & Kiddie Cove are open!

Please see CALENDAR for Hot Pool and Swimming Pool hours.

Hot Pools Open:
Open everyday of the year except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
May 1-September 30:8am-11pm
October 1-April 30: 9am-10pm & Open until 11pm Fridays and Saturdays
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Open Christmas Eve 9am-8pm

Hot pools and indoor pools (including kiddie play area) are open most of the year, outdoor complex has 4 water slides and an Olympic sized swimming pool. Check website for pricing and additional information.

Rexburg Rapids

Opening: Coming Soon

Monday & Friday 12:30 – 8pm

Tuesday – Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm

This fun water park has 2 water slides, a lazy river, snack bar, a swimming pool and shallow children’s pool. Check website for pricing and information on swimming lessons.

Rigby Lake a.k.a Jefferson County Lake

Open May – late October (weather dependent)

Recreation hours: June-August
Monday-Sunday 9:00am – 10:00pm

Admission:$6 per car

Shelley Community Swimming Pool

Open End of May through 1st of September
(Depending on weather conditions)

Public Swim time: Monday-Saturday 2:00-4:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm

Small pool with pool zip line and small slide. Check website for availability on swimming lessons and other swim sessions.

Rexburg Splash Pad

Open Memorial Day-Labor Day

Monday-Sunday 10:00am-9:00pm

Ross Park Aquatic Complex

Open May 28-August 21, 2022

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 12-8pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday: 12-7pm

Features a main pool with 2 lap lanes, an activity pool with cargo net and lily pads, concession stand, water slide, lazy river, and zero-depth pool with playground. Check website for additional information.

Reinhart Park Splash Pad 

This splash pad on the west side of Idaho Falls will feature a replica of the city’s iconic water tower and a stream representing the Snake River.

Downata Hot Springs

Summer Hours (June 1-August 20, 2022):

Monday-Thursday: 12:00-8:00pm

Friday-Saturday: 11:00am-8:00pm

Hot pools close at 9:00pm.

Back To School Hours (August 19-September 1st 2022):

Friday-Saturday: 11:00am-8:00pm

Sunday-Monday (Labor Day weekend only): 11:00am-8:00pm.

Hot pools close at 10:00pm.

Fall, Winter, Spring Hours (Labor Day-Memorial Day):

Friday:  5:00-9:00pm  Hot pools close at 10:00pm

Saturday: 12:00-8:00pm  Hot pools open 8:00am-10:00pm

Check website for prices and updated Covid-19 restrictions.

Wes Deist Aquatic Center

Temporarily Closed for Renovations: Scheduled to reopen June 2022 (check website for more details)

Did we miss something?  We’d love to add to this list.  Contact us!