Make a Splash

It's almost time to get outside and in the water with Y outdoor pools. Get your heart rate up with lap swimming or water walking, enroll your kiddo in group or private swim lessons, or take a turn on the water slide in open swim.

This summer, all activities will be reservation based with enhanced safety protocols for your protection. Reservations open on May 24 at 6:00 am for June activities and on the 15th of each subsequent month. The Northshore YMCA operates the Cottage Lake outdoor pool through a partnership with King County. 

The pool will be open from June 22 to August 28 with these hours of operation: 

  • Tuesday to Sunday, 7:00–11:00 am & 1:00–8:00 pm
  • Closed on Monday

Please note that group swim lessons will begin in July, with registration opening June 15 at 6:00am.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Please read answers to frequently asked questions about Cottage Lake Pool below or learn more about our outdoor pools, reservation policies, safety protocols, and more here.

Where is the Cottage Lake Pool located and what are the hours?

Cottage Lake Pool is located at 18831 NE Woodinville Duvall Rd in Woodinville. Map location >

Operating Hours:  

June 22–August 28

  • Tuesday to Sunday, 7:00–11:00 am & 1:00–8:00 pm
  • Closed on Monday
What is lap swim and what are the fees?
  • Lap swim reservations include a shared lane with two swimmers maximum per lane.
  • Reservations are 60 minutes long. You may make reservations back to back, if desired.
  • The lap lanes are set up in meter distance.

Fees per reservation:

  • $5.00 Y member 
  • $7.00 Community member
What is water walking and what are the fees?
  • Water belts are available.
  • You may make reservations back to back, if desired.

Fees per reservation:

  • $5.00 Y member
  • $7.00 Community member
What is open swim and what are the fees?

Open swim allows individuals to swim and play in the whole pool.

  • Reservations required for each person within a household. Household groups will maintain a six-foot physical distance from each other.
  • Swimmers may bring their own towels, folding chairs, toys, and Coast Guard approved flotation devices. Air-filled toys are not permitted.
  • Swimmers under 14 years of age may be asked to take a swim test before using the pool without a parent or guardian.
  • All participants in open swim, including spectators, must have a separate reservation. Reserving as a family is not available for open swim sessions. 

Fees per reservation, per person:

  • $5.00 Y member
  • $7.00 Community member
Can locker rooms or showers be used for swimmers?
  • Swimmers will have full access to locker rooms but some amenities will be unavailable.
  • There are no family changing areas available at the Cottage Lake Pool.
Why are you not offering group exercise classes or swim team this year?

Safety is our highest priority. We are slowly bringing back programming based on guidance from the Governor’s office and our ability to appropriately staff them. Thank you for your patience as we gradually reintroduce programs.

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