Ready, set, splash! These three aquatic centers open their doors on Saturday, May 28.

Each location is a different mix of fountains, spray jets, slides and pools. All centers offer membership passes in addition to daily rates.


+ Cool Waters, 2028 S. 124th St., Greenfield Park, West Allis (Opens for the season on May 28 with weekend hours only through mid-June.)

(414) 257-8098,

About: This center features a giant tube and body waterslides, children’s waterslides, interactive water toys, sand volleyball courts, a playground, a zero-depth pool and a cafe.

Hours: Open Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday-Sunday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Admission: Rates vary depending on age and day. $4.50-$7.25.

+ David F. Schulz Aquatic Center in Lincoln Park, 1301 W. Hampton Ave., Milwaukee (Opens for the season on May 28 with weekend hours only through mid-June.)

(414) 257-8098,

About: For younger children, there is a zero-depth pool with interactive water features, including spray jets, water troughs and The Bucket Dump. Older swimmers can play basketball in the leisure pool, swim in the big pools with two diving boards or use lap lanes, a tube slide and a body slide.

Hours: Open swim is Monday-Thursday from 12 p.m.-8 p.m.; Friday from 12 p.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday from 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Children 7 and younger can swim with a caregiver during Tot Time on Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Admission: Rates vary depending on age and day. $3.50-$7.25.

+ TOSA Pool at Hoyt Park, 1800 N. Swan Blvd., Wauwatosa (Opens for the season May 28)

(414) 302-9160,

About: The TOSA Pool features a zero-depth area, diving boards, tot water play set, giant slide, sand play area and concenssion along the Oak Leaf Trail.

Hours: Children ages 3-6 and a caregiver can swim from 9-11 a.m. for Parent/Tot time. Open day swim Monday-Thursday from 12-4:30; Friday from 12-6 p.m.; Evening swim Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8 p.m.; Saturday and holiday swim from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Admission: Free for children 2 and younger; Parent/Tot is $4; Evening swim is $5; Daytime swim is $7.50.

Other pools, splashpads and wading pools will open in mid-June. Stay tuned and check out this: Waves of Fun: Where to splash and swim in and around Milwaukee

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