Mandarin German Spanish
Skip to Primary Navigation Skip to Primary Content Skip to Footer Navigation
 

Eastern Idaho has over 1800 miles of groomed trails, numerous off-load areas and quaint warming huts, as well as endless breathtaking open ridges, meadows, scenery, and wildlife. Learn More

Swimming

Those who enjoy swimming can find clean, refreshing, indoor pools maintained by many Eastern Idaho communities.  For the younger set, there is a spray park designed especially for children in Rexburg's Porter Park.

There are also several traditional indoor swimming pools in Eastern Idaho. These sparkling clean swimming pools are managed by their respective cities with convenient hours.

Eastern Idaho's lakes are a great place to escape a hectic lifestyle, and to relax while fishing, swimming, camping, or enjoying the wildlife. There are over a dozen lakes to enjoy. Each visit to any of these lakes, will be a new experience for the whole family. It doesn't matter if you are seeking calm or adventurous water sports, these lakes offer something for everyone. For information , go to Lakes and Watersports.

A favorite thing to do in Eastern Idaho is to swim at the area's two hot springs. Hot springs, those rare creations of nature, feed pools and hot tubs and are the perfect remedy for anyone seeking a relaxing therapeutic hot mineral bath. You can also experience the thrill of twisting and turning through the labyrinth of a water slide.

Smith Park

  • East Main 3rd South, Rexburg
  • Swimming
  • 208-359-3020
Map

Smith Park is located on the east side of Rexburg and is one of the community's favorite parks. It has a gazebo, picnic tables, baseball fields, tennis courts, kiddie park, playground equipment, antique steam engine, and barbeque areas.

Idaho Falls Aquatic Center

  • 149 7th Street, Idaho Falls
  • Swimming
  • 208-612-8519
Map

Heise Hot Springs

  • 5116 East Heise Road, Ririe
  • Hot Springs, Swimming
  • 208-538-7312
Map
Heise has an extensive campground with several camp hosts to help make your stay enjoyable and relaxing.

Porter Park

  • 2nd West 2nd South, Rexburg
  • Swimming
  • 208-359-3020
Map

Porter Park, named in honor of Arthur Porter, Jr., is situated in downtown Rexburg. It has picnic tables, playground equipment, tennis courts, a basketball court, a baseball field, a waterslide, and a volleyball area. The jewel of the park, however, is the historic “Idaho Centennial Carousel," which is one of 170 antique carousels still existing in the United States

Green Canyon

  • 2432 S. Canyon Creek Road, Newdale
  • Swimming
  • 208-458-4454
Map

Enjoy a relaxing time at Green Canyon Hot Springs. It is a popular place for family reunions, church group gatherings, and vacationers. Take advantage of the pure thermally heated waters of the pool facilities. Water temperatures are a constant 96 degrees, while the outdoor hot pool is a toasty 105 degrees.