Swimming Pool

The Canton Swimming Pool will be closed for the 2023 Season.

2024 season to be determined.

Make a splash with your family at our community pool. It’s a great place to cool off and socialize for kids and grown ups. The water depth is from two feet to ten feet. The pool features two slides and one low diving board. The diving board and large slide are located where the water depth is ten feet. Another small slide is located where the water depth is 3 1/2 feet.

Canton Municipal Swimming Pool
424 North Sanborn
Canton, SD 57013
(605) 987-5433


  • The pool is open Monday – Sunday, weather permitting

  • 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m

 Season Passes must be purchased to enter the pool. Available to Canton citizens or families of the Canton School District only. 

(All Season Passes are Non-Refundable)

  • Individual: $30.00

  • Family: $70.00*

*Family season passes can include 3 adults (parents, grandparents, guardians, childcare providers, etc.) and any children living in the home. 

Season passes can be purchased online (under “Online Forms”) or at:

Canton City Hall                                                                                                                    
210 North Dakota
Canton, SD 57103

Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  If you need financial assistance, please inquire about Connecting Kids at City Hall.



Temperature – The air temperature must be above 68 degrees for the swimming pool to be open. The water temperature of the pool must be at least 70 degrees.

Lightning – When a lightning storm occurs, all swimmers will clear the pool. Re-entry or re-opening will occur a minimum of 30 minutes after the most recent sound of thunder or sighting of lightning at the discretion of the pool manager.

Severe Storm Warning – The pool will close anytime a severe storm warning has been issued for the pool/park area.



Private lessons are also available to Canton citizens and families of the Canton School District

  • Contact City Hall for more information and to sign up

  • Lessons are 1/2 hour in duration

  • Cost per student is $45.00


  • Swimsuits are required. No cut-offs, jeans or sweatpants

  • All swimmers must shower before entering pool

  • Aqua socks may be worn, if clean, before entering the deck or pool

  • No food, beverages, gum or smoking is allowed in pool or locker rooms

  • Personal flotation devices are not allowed except when used by individuals with special needs. Air mattresses and other floatables are not allowed. Swimming goggles are allowed

  • Children under 6 must be accompanied by someone 15 years or older

  • All somersaults (flips), back dives and twists are restricted to diving boards

  • No running, pushing, dunking or horseplay is allowed

  • All guests should put their clothes and personal objects into a basket and take it to the cashier window for storage until leaving for the day. Pool staff are not responsible for lost or stolen items

  • Headfirst entries are only allowed in water that is at least six feet deep

  • A break is taken every hour. During this time, all swimmers must exit the water. Swimmers over the age of 18 can swim during these breaks

Slide/Diving Board Rules

  • Must go down slides feet first in sitting position

  • Only 1 person is allowed on the slides and board at a time, including the steps

  • Must jump or dive straight off the end of the board

  • Wait for the previous person in front of you to clear the area before using the board or slide

  • Exit the diving or slide area quickly using the nearest ladder