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 three recreational pools, as well as a variety of swim programs for all ages.

Aquatics Programs

From lap swimming to our popular American Red Cross swim lessons to lifeguarding classes, our aquatics program has something for everyone. View our current catalog or register now.


  1. Thornton Park Pool
  2. Indoor Pools

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

North Coast Aquatic Team - Competitive Swimming Program

The North Coast Aquatic Team is a competitive swim program located within Shaker Heights. The team has programming at both the Shaker Heights Middle School Pool and the Woodbury Elementary School Pool. Opportunities for swimmers ages 6 and older including adults. Try outs are available year round. Learn more at the NCAT website or contact Director/Head Coach Eric Peterson via email.