Kiawah Island Golf Resort Swimming Pools

Kiawah Pools

Reserved exclusively for Kiawah Island Golf Resort Guests, Governor’s Club Members and escorted Governor’s Club Guests. For more information, please call the Heron Park Nature Center at (843) 768-6001 Please, no outside food or beverages allowed.

Night Heron Family Pool

Night Heron Park Pool

The Family Pool is a Jr. Olympic size pool with an aqua sundeck, lounging area and space for lap swimming. The family pool is a great place to cruise on your inflatable alligator or turtle and shoot some hoops! The best time for lap swim is 8am – 9:30am. Spring and Fall: The family pool is heated to an afternoon temperature of 82 degrees. After cold nights, it will take a few hours for the pool to reheat to the optimal temperature. Summer: The Family pool is chilled to cool you on even the hottest summer day!

Night Heron Grill “Dine Poolside In The Heart of the Park”  Open for the season March 16, 11am – 4pm Daily

Sit back and relax at this poolside bar and grill. Night Heron Grill is the perfect lunch spot for you and your family, located in the heart of the park. Enjoy a refreshing drink poolside while sampling one of our many menu offerings. With delicious wraps, burgers, salads, and sandwiches, the NHG is sure to satisfy your appetite while you relax.

2018 Pool Hours: Open Daily!

March 10th – November 24th 8am – 11pm

Night Heron Children’s Pool

Night Heron Children's Pool

Featuring two amazing open flume slides! A large toddler splash zone includes baby bouncers and toddler gator slide. The pools expansive beach entry and interactive spray features including water cannons and a 30-gallon dumping bucket are sure to excite children and adults alike. Slide restrictions: Children must be at least 44” tall. Maximum weight per user: 250 pounds.

In the spring and fall, this pool is heated to a comfortable temperature of 82 degrees Fahrenheit to enhance the feeling of an extended summer season. It will maintain its temperature in weather above 50 degrees, so, after colder nights, please allow a few hours to reheat to optimal temperature.  If the nighttime temperature is below 50 degrees, the pool may be closed the following day. Please contact the Nature Center at 843.768.6001 for the status of the pool.

2018 Pool Hours

March 18th – March 24th Daily 11am – 4pm
March 25th – April 7th Daily 10am – 6pm
April 8th – May 19th Daily 11am – 4pm
May 20th – September 2nd Daily 10am – 6pm
September 3rd – September 30th Daily 10am – 4pm
October 5th – October 28th Fri-Sun 11am – 3pm
October 29th – November 17th CLOSED CLOSED
November 18th – November 24th Daily 12pm – 4pm

West Beach Pool

West Beach Pool

Located at the West Beach Pool Complex, this pool is great for relaxing. This pool includes a 5 foot swimming area, aqua playground with kiddie slide and interactive spray features! The tube slide opens for the season on May 23rd. This pool is not heated.

Slide restrictions: Children must be at least 44” tall. Maximum weight per user: 250 pounds.

2018 Pool Hours

May 2nd – May 20th (no slides) Wed-Sun 11am – 3pm
May 21st – August 11th Daily 10am – 6pm
August 12th – September 2nd (slides 12-3 Sun, Wed, Fri & Sep 1 – Sep 2) Daily 11am – 5pm
September 3rd (no slides, not heated) Monday 11am – 3pm

West Beach Cantina “An Island Twist on Mexican Cuisine”

Opening for the season on May 21, 11:00am, Daily
A full service poolside bar and grill offering a fresh spin on Mexican cuisine with an island vibe! Come to the best cantina under the sun for an ultra-relaxed paradise. Our menu highlights flavorful dishes such as shrimp tacos, loaded nachos, and a variety of flavored margaritas. This pool is open to Kiawah Island Golf Resort guests and Governor’s Club members only. 

Pool Rules

Night Heron Pool

  • Pools are exclusively for Kiawah Island Golf Resort Guests, Governor’s Club Members, and escorted Governor’s Club Guests. All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Swim Diapers are required for children not potty trained.
  • Children must be at least 44″ to ride the slides. If your child is under 50″, please have your child measured at the pool shop. Children between 44″ and 50″ will receive a wristband for access to the slides.
  • Lifejackets and arm floats are not permitted on the slides.
  • Maximum weight for slides is 250 pounds.
  • Swim wear with rivets or zippers on the back are not permitted on the slides.
  • All Kiawah Island Golf Resort pool complexes are non smoking.

Swimming Lessons

There is no better time to learn to swim than on vacation! With the beaches and pools just a few steps away, make sure you and your family are ready for fun in the water. Allow one of our trained instructors to teach you the basics of swimming or if you are more advanced, we will help you perfect your stroke! All of our instructors are certified in First Aid and CPR.

Private Swimming Lessons

Monday – Thursday, 8:30am – 10am and available upon request (weather dependent)
$40/person for 30 minute lesson. Ages 4 and up recommended. 6 months to 3 years lesson is based on senior staff availability, allow plenty of advanced notice.

Private lessons are perfect for swimmers who desire a more individualized and personalized swim or stroke lesson.