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Dogwood Pool


memberships for 2021 will go on sale april 19

DOGWOOD POOL in North Canton

Thank you for your patience as we have developed policies and procedures to ensure that we have another fantastic summer at Dogwood Swimming Pool!  We are excited to share that the pool is scheduled to open for the 2021 season on Saturday May 29! We are committed to ensuring a safe, healthy and FUN environment for all of our pool members this summer. Pool policies and procedures will look a little different this summer.  Memberhsip rates for this summer are awaiting city approval and will be published shortly.

- Dogwood Pool Memberships go on sale April 19 at the North Canton YMCA

- Pre-Season Membership Rates are as follows if purchased April 19-May 28:

North Canton ResidentNon-Resident
Buddy Pass$128$128

YMCA Members receive addtional 25% discount on season passes (not valid on day passes).

- In Season Membership Rates are as follows beginning May 29:

North Canton ResidentNon-Resident

Day Pass (per person ages 6+)Weekday: $10, Weekend $14Mon.-Fri. after 5pm: $7

-North Canton Residents are those who live within North Canton City Limits

-There may be limits on the capacity of Dogwood Pool to allow for social distancing. 

-All members must adhere to COVID-19 related regulations as well as all usual Dogwood Pool rules.

-Remember that public health orders include social distancing in the water. Please maintain 6 foot distance from other swimmers who do not live in your household.

-Staff will be providing extra cleaning and sanitation.

-All policies and procedures are subject to change based on operational need or public health orders.

-Members are encouraged to familiarize themselves with aquatics guidelines published by the State of Ohio. Guidelines can be found at https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/responsible/Pools-Aquatic-Centers.pdf 


365 Seventh Street NE, North Canton OH 44720

Managed by the North Canton YMCA

Open Daily 11:00 am-8:00 pm*

Pool Pass Pricing
Swim Lessons
Pool Rules
Pool Features
Diving Well Rules
Pool Slide Rules
Wrist Band Policy
Information Brochure

May29 --August 22; August 28-29; September 4-6 11:00am-8:00pm

Weather /Closings

* Hours are subject to change based on facility usage and weather.

  • The outside temperature  must be at least 70 degrees to open the pool.
  • The pool will close when there is a threat of thunder or lightning and remain closed for at least 30 minutes after last lightning strike observed.

Dress Code:

  • Swimmers must wear swim suits/ swim diapers;
  • Pool staff reserves the right to limit what can or cannot be worn

Items allowed in pool or on grounds:

  • Allowed: Dive sticks, noodles, splash balls and coast guard approved life jackets and puddle jumpers.
  • Folding chairs/ loungers (Must stay in grass)
  • Outside food and drink are permitted, but NO GLASS OF ANY KIND
  • Small tents and umbrellas may be used but cannot be anchored into the ground. Weather conditions may prohibit their use and that will be the managements decision. 

Not Allowed:

  • Inflatable items, including “water wings”
  • Alcohol, tobacco products, electronic cigarettes, illegal drugs of any type: smoking (including e-cigs) not permitted on pool property
  • No cameras are permitted in restrooms or under water in the pool


  • All people under 18 must exit the water for 15 minute safety breaks, held hourly
  • Swim tests may be administered by pool staff during these safety breaks
  • Swim band policy, slide and diving well rules will be enforced
  • No child under the age of 6 will be in the water unless accompanied by an adult.

Send @funpool to 81010 for text alerts and updates

Passes may be purchased in person AT THE
or at Dogwood Pool.

* For families with multiple children, one child between ages 1-6 permitted free with a paying adult; all children 12 months and under are free.

All prices are set by the City of North Canton

Category Definitions:  

Family: One or two adults, living in the same household, including dependent children through the age 23. 

Senior: Age 65 and over. 

Buddy Pass: An extra pass for you to use for a non-specified friend, family member, babysitter, etc. (one person per Buddy Pass, per day). 

Join us at our outdoor Dogwood pool and you'll be set for a summer of fun for the whole family! From riding our pool slide to relaxing poolside, to enjoying a cool treat at the snack bar, you and your family are going to love spending your days at the pool.

Pool Features

Swim lessons

Main pool (3 to 11ft.)

Water slide

Play ground area

Picnic pavilion

Large grassy seating area

Snack bar


special family events

splash pad

Fitness Classes


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