Swimming

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There are a lot of places to swim in Central Oregon. 

Swimming pools, water parks, rivers, lakes…

 

SWIMMING POOLS, etc.

Year-round swimming pools (Public)

Juniper Swim and Fitness Center

Redmond Parks and Recreation

Madras Swim Center.

Year-round swimming pool –

Private

(temporary memberships available)

Athletic Club of Bend

 

Outdoor swimming pools & water parks:

(summer months)

Juniper Swim and Fitness Center

Redmond Parks and Recreation

SHARC in Sunriver

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Other outdoor swimming areas:

Deschutes River at Farewell Bend Park (Old Mill District)

McKay Park (Old Mill District)

Drake Park (Downtown Bend)

Tumalo State Park (Tumalo – a few miles northwest of Bend off Hwy 20)

Elk Lake (Cascade Lakes Hwy, past Mt. Bachelor)

Sparks Lake (Cascade Lakes Hwy just past Mt. Bachelor)

Cultus Lake (Cascade Lakes Hwy)

Paulina Lake (South Hwy 97 at Newberry National Volcanic Park)

East Lake (South Hwy 97 at Newberry National Volcanic Park)

Crescent Lake (Southwest of Bend – about 1 1/2 hours from Bend)

BEST BEACHES

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Elk Lake Resort (Cascade Lakes Hwy, past Mt. Bachelor)

Riverbend Park (799 SW Columbia – at Bend Park and Recreation District)

Farewell Bend Park (Old Mill District – next to the Reed Market Bridge)

McKay Park (Old Mill District – Northwest of the Colorado Bridge)

Drake Park (Downtown Bend – next to the Galveston Bridge)

Crescent Lake – Simax Beach (Southwest of Bend – about 1  1/2 hours from Bend).

East Lake (in the Newberry National Volcanic Crater Park – 45 min – 1 hr southeast of Bend).

Paulina Lake & HOT SPRINGS (in the Newberry National Volcanic Crater Park – 45 min – 1 hr southeast of Bend).