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Las Vegas Pools Open Year Round – 2020/2021

When you think of Las Vegas, sun-drenched pool scenes are one of the first things that come to mind. While the summer pool season is lively, many resorts shut their pools down for the winter as patrons don’t typically have an appetite for swimming during the colder months. Many visitors don’t realize the average high temperature in January is only 59 degrees.

Still, travelers from comparatively frigid destinations who are used to high temps in the single digits still often see the low 60’s as an opportunity to get some pool time in.

We thought it would be helpful to construct a list of Las Vegas pools on the Strip, Downtown, and off the Strip that will keep their pools open during the winter of 2020/2021.

Always check with the property before you venture to the pool deck. Even if the pool is open during the winter, many will close due to high winds or unseasonably cold temps. We were also warned by a few properties that the current public health crisis could necessitate a quick change of plans.

Additionally, most pools still close for a week or so for maintenance during the offseason.

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Pools open Year Round on the Las Vegas Strip

Bellagio: A portion of Bellagio’s stunning pool complex is heated and will stay open the entire year.

MGM Grand: One heated pool remains open during the winter at MGM while the rest of the 6.5-acre complex shuts down until warmer weather arrives.

Vdara: The pool at Vdara remains open year-round, although there is typically a week or two the pool is offline for maintenance.

Aria: The foliage rich pool deck at Aria remains open for business in the winter with water heated to 80 degrees.

Mandalay Bay: While the majority of Mandalay’s elaborate pool complex closes during the winter, one pool will remain open year-round for those looking to swim.

Mirage: Although Mirage closes a portion of their pool complex over the winter, they typically keep at least one option available for guests to use.

Cosmopolitan: Although the property has 3 distinct pool areas, only the Chelsea Pool (on the south end of the property) stays open throughout the winter for guests.

Related: Cosmo’s Boulevard Pool transforms into an ice skating rink in the winter. See that, and other unique ideas for things to do in Vegas this winter here.

Palazzo/Venetian: The pool deck will remain open during the colder months and are heated.

Strat: Perched on the 8th floor rooftop, Strat’s Elation pool deck stays open during the winter months.

Sahara: Recently re-branded from SLS, Sahara keeps their Retro Pool Lounge pool open and heated year-round.

Wynn/Encore: Although portions of the pool may be periodically closed for maintainence work, the pool remains open in the winter for guest use.

Off the Strip Pools Open During the Winter

Trump International: Heated to 82 degrees, the pool at Trump stays open during the winter.

Red Rock: The Sandbar Pool complex at Red Rock is open and heated to a balmy 78 degrees all winter long. Note that sections of the pool may be closed for maintenance from time to time.

South Point: Although the pool is open year round, they typically stop heating it in October. It’ll be uncomfortable, but if you don’t mind a frigid dip, the pool at South Point is an option.

Downtown Las Vegas Pools Open Year Round

Plaza: A unique 70,000 square foot rooftop pool deck which also offers pickleball is open all year long. Both the heated pool and hot tub are open all winter long.

Circa: Stadium Swim at the new Circa resort downtown Las Vegas will be open year-round and feature a massive 143-foot, 14 million pixel video display.

Downtown Grand: DTG’s Citrus Grand Pool Deck stays open during the winter, although there are no food and beverage offerings.

Hopefully, we were able to help you find a pool if you are crazy enough to take a dip in the months of October, November, December, January or February. Enjoy your swim – We’ll meet you at the bar.

See Also: What are the best pools in Las Vegas? We take a shot at identifying the top options on the Strip and on Fremont.

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Dan martin

Tuesday 28th of January 2020

Thanks for the link - Caesar’s platinum player here - I’m from Oregon so I don’t get there as often as locals - However I play a higher stakes game than most ! Really annoyed by this RESORT FEE - pool isn’t open , don’t use the gym , their Internet sucks and I have 5G from AT&T unlimited , The Rio resort pulled all the little refrigerators from the room, see you tell me what I’m getting for my resort fee ?? I just keep shooting my mouth off to let Caesars gambling know I’m gonna go somewhere else that respects my play and my money - by the way workers — I’ve been coming for 35 years and never had a drink in my life without at least tipping a dollar, do you need folks like me – go boomers ! Dan the Man from Oregon

Andrea winter

Wednesday 20th of November 2019

I just stayed at Sahara nov 15-18 2019. The pool was closed. Full resort fee charged regardless.

Jake - Author

Wednesday 20th of November 2019

Hey Andrea - We confirmed with the property that their Alexandria pool is open daily from 9am-5pm.

Saturday 9th of November 2019

The Linq pool is closed until spring 2020

A Travelers Friend

Wednesday 20th of November 2019

Paris and Caesars Palace are all closed, too, until Spring 2020.

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