Last Updated on August 12, 2022

Las Vegas pools are one of the main daytime attractions, as Vegas has some of the best pools in the nation with features such as live performances, grand cabanas, palm trees, and more. 

However, there are also some important considerations when it comes to Las Vegas pools. For instance, many Las Vegas pools close early and abide by the pool season due to the winter weather. 

Don’t fret, though, because we have all the information you need to know, including answering the popular question of “When do pools close in Vegas?”

When do Vegas Pools Close in the Winter?

Las Vegas pools typically close from October to March, though that is not a hard and fast rule. Some may alter the pool season to only close during the coldest months in Vegas, which are November through February. 

During the winter months is when most resorts choose to do their extensive pool maintenance, which in addition to the cooler weather, is why many Las Vegas resorts follow a seasonal calendar. 

Vegas Pools Open Year-Round

On the Las Vegas Strip 

  • Caesars Palace: The hot tubs and one of the seven pools are open all year round.
  • Bellagio: The pool deck and the two larger pools are open in the winter and are heated.
  • MGM Grand: One heated pool is left open after the regular pool season. 
  • Park MGM: Hotel guests can enjoy at least one of the heated pools left open during the cooler months.
  • Aria: The entirety of the pool deck and the Aria pool itself is open all year.
  • Mandalay Bay: The main pool area closes, but Moorea Beach Club stays open but becomes family-friendly rather than its usual adults-only topless environment.
  • Palazzo/Venetian: The heated pools are open throughout the year. 
  • The Cosmopolitan: The Marquee Dayclub and most of the pool complex closes from October to April, but one pool remains open, and it is usually the Chelsea Pool on the south end of the complex.
  • Resorts World: The newest resort on the Strip is expected to leave the majority of its five distinct pools, like the adults-only VIP infinity pool, open all year. 
  • Wynn/Encore: Encore and Wynn guests can use the Wynn pool complex all year, though they shut down small sections on a rotation during the winter for maintenance. 
  • The Mirage: The Mirage pools are open daily all year. 
  • Sahara: Sahara keeps its Alexandria rooftop pool open even after summer, so you can at least relax in the lounge chairs and enjoy the view. 
  • Paris: Only the heated pool is open in the winter. 
  • Bally’s: The Blu Pool at Bally’s is heated and remains open when their others close. 
  • Luxor: Luxor keeps its North pool operating year-round. 

Off the Las Vegas Strip

  • Green Valley Ranch: Green Valley Ranch leaves its Backyard Pool open throughout the cooler weather.
  • Las Vegas Plaza Hotel & Casino: The Plaza keeps its rooftop heated pool and jacuzzis open all year.
  • Circa: The coveted Stadium Swim at Circa is open 365 days a year.
  • Tahiti Village: Tahiti Village heats its pool complex throughout the winter and is the only one that has a lazy river that stays open. 
  • Downtown Grand: Downtown Grand shuts down their poolside drinks and food in the winter, but the deck and pool stay open. 
  • Red Rock: Only the main pool remains open all year, while their smaller ones close seasonally.
  • South Point: The South Point pool remains available year-round for guests with the occasional closure for maintenance, but there is no lifeguard on duty or pool bar during the winter. 

What Time of Day do Vegas Pools Close?

Las Vegas pools close early compared to others across the nation. You can expect most Las Vegas hotel pools to close around the time of sunset, which is between 5 and 8 p.m., depending on the time of year. 

This is because not only do Las Vegas hotels want guests to be inside spending money at the casino, but it is also a greater liability to ensure safety after dark, and the night temperature isn’t ideal for swimming. 

However, you can often find Las Vegas hotels that host nighttime pool parties after they close regular operations. 

Alternatives If the Pool is Closed

Visit a Year-round Pool

Most hotels with at least one pool open throughout the year allow non-hotel guests into their pool complex for an admission fee. This way, even if you stay at a resort that closes its pool, you can still get the Las Vegas luxury resort pool experience. 

Take a Trip to the Spa

Another place to find a pool to take a dip at any time of year is at one of the Las Vegas day spas. Many of them have plunge pools and jacuzzis that you can purchase a day pass to enjoy. Additionally, when you purchase a spa treatment, access to the club amenities is usually included to take advantage of when you are done. 

Las Vegas Indoor Pools

Despite most pools being outside, there is a sprinkling of hotels and resorts throughout the city with indoor pools. Of course, since they are not subject to the weather, indoor pools remain open all year. However, keep in mind that indoor pools in Las Vegas are typically not as extravagant as outdoor pools though they are still great if you just want to go for a swim.

Bottom Line

Ultimately, you don’t have to brave the super hot summer in Las Vegas to enjoy the hotel pool during your stay. Many hotels keep their pools going year-round, and if you happen to stay at a property where the pool closes, there are alternatives to get your swim in. 

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