June 7, 2019

Summer seems to have hit full swing this week and with that comes the on-going task of trying to keep cool throughout the long and hot days. If you happen to find yourself in the Langley area however, there are countless options that will help keep you cooled off and maybe let you have a little fun in the process!

Indoor Pools

Walnut Grove Community Centre includes a 50 metre pool, leisure pool, 300 foot water slide, one and three metre diving boards and a five metre dive tower. A sauna, steam rooms and two whirlpools make it a great place for the whole family to relax.

WC Blair Recreation Centre boasts a free-form wave pool, six 25 metre lanes, sauna, whirl pool and a children’s spray lagoon. The full centre offers many other amenities as well, such as a gym facing the pool so parents can work out while still keeping an eye on your kids!

Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre includes a leisure pool, hot tub, as well as a fitness centre and walking track! Drop in’s are welcome!

Outdoor Pools

If you’d rather take your swim outside, Langley has 2 outdoor pools to choose from. These pools are only in operation during summer! Please check their respective sites for hours of operation. 

Otter Co-Op Outdoor Experience includes a 25m pool, leisure pool, hot tub all under a canopy. There’s also three waterslides, a tidal pool, river channel, and a splashpad! 

Fort Langley Outdoor Pool is conveniently located in Fort Langley Park which has baseball diamonds, a jogging track, picnic facilities and a playground. This pool also operates seasonally.If you’re interested in swimming you can find hours of operation for all of the pools located in the Township of Langley on their website

If swimming isn’t your thing, Langley’s seven spray parks are sure to keep you cool. These spray parks also operate on a seasonal basis and are likely located right near you! In the Township of Langley, Brookswood Park, Murrayville Outdoor Activity Park, Philip Jackman Park in Aldergrove, Walnut Grove Community Park and Willoughby Community Park are each home to their own spray park. These spray parks are open whenever the forecasted temperature is 18 degrees or higher

You can also explore Williams Park for walks through the forest and around rivers and creeks to keep cool. There’s also a park and picnic areas available! Brae Island Regional Park is located on the Fraser River just north of Fort Langley and has lots of forested trails to walk through.

So no matter where you live there’s a place nearby to keep you cool this summer!

Images courtesy of the Township of Langley