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Places to swim in Lakeland

Go for a swim in these public pools, water parks, and rental pools around Lakeland.

Sunrise at Gandy Pool in Lakeland, FL

Visit Gandy Pool for early morning Aqua Spin classes.

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It’s Florida in the summertime — you don’t need us to tell you it’s hot outside. That’s why we’ve pooled together six places to swim in Polk County.

Public pools

Gandy Pool, 404 Imperial Blvd., Lakeland | $4

  • Open swim: Monday-Friday, 12.-5 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Lap swim: Monday-Friday, 5:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Simpson Pool, 1725 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Lakeland | $4

  • Open swim: Monday-Friday, 12-5 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Lap swim: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

“Rowdy” Gaines Olympic Pool, 210 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven | $2+

  • Open swim: Sunday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m.
  • Lap swim: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.

Water parks

Lake Eva Aquatics Center, 321 S. 6th St., Haines City | $5

  • Sunday-Saturday, 12-6 p.m.

LEGOLAND® Water Park, 1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven | Prices and hours vary

Rent a pool

Looking for a pool party that’s a little more private? Rent another Lakelander’s pool by the hour with Swimply to have your own oasis for an afternoon.

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