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Five pools for the people

The Plaza’s Palm Springs-inspired pool.

1. Desert Breeze Aquatic Center Experience the best of both worlds with an outdoor water park (summer) and indoor lap pool (year round). $3, 8275 Spring Mountain Road, 702-455-8200.

2. M Resort This modern pool is free to locals on Tuesdays, and Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays before noon. Other weekdays are solidly discounted. 702-797-1000.

3. Plaza Hotel A rooftop pool in Vegas that doesn’t break the bank. The vintage, Palm Springs-inspired oasis is free for locals and has 12 pickleball courts and a live DJ on Saturday nights. 702-386-2110.

4. Henderson Multigen Center Competition lanes to spiraling slides, this outdoor/indoor combo offers fitness and fun for all levels. $3-$6.25. 250 S. Green Valley Parkway, 702-267-5825.

5. Silverton Casino Better known for Bass Pro Shops and its mermaid aquarium, this South Valley spot also houses a relaxing watering hole—always free with a Nevada ID. 702-263-7777.

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