Milwaukee County Parks

Water Parks & Pools

Milwaukee County Water Parks & Swimming Pools

Swim year-round at two indoor pools in Milwaukee County Parks. From mid-June until mid-August, dive in at eight outdoor pools, splash pads and wading pools.

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Water Parks

Fly down a flume, float along the lazy river and tackle the water obstacles at Cool Waters Aquatic Park in West Allis or Schulz Aquatic Center in Lincoln Park.

Indoor Pools

Swim year-round at Noyes Indoor Pool on the Northside and Pulaski Indoor Pool on the Southside. Swim lessons, water fitness and pool rentals are also available.

Outdoor Pools

Eight outdoor pools open for the summer season in mid-June and close in mid-August. 

Lakefront Beaches

Bradford is the main beach in Milwaukee and the only beach guarded by lifeguards. Visit the nearby custard stand for frozen treats, or rent a cabana on the beach.

Volleyball leagues compete throughout the summer.

Splash Pads & Wading Pools

Splash pads with water spray toys and wading pools are free for everyone to use during their open hours in the summer.

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Become a Lifeguard

Applications for Milwaukee County Parks lifeguards are accepted throughout the year. Lifeguards work at outdoor pools, indoor pools, waterparks and beaches.

Qualifications for Training

To qualify for training as a lifeguard for the Milwaukee County Parks, you must be:

  • at least 16 years old
  • in good physical condition
  • able to swim 100 meters in less than 1 minute 45 seconds


Get Details


9480 Watertown Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 257-PARK (7275)


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