2017 Outdoor Aquatic Recreation Programs
With the approach of the summer operating season, the information below provides you with details related to the City’s beach, outdoor pool, wading pool and park programs.
|Mooney’s Bay||2926 Riverside Dr.||613-248-0863||June 17 – August 27|
|Britannia||2805 Carling Ave.||613-820-1211||June 17 – August 27|
|Westboro||745 Ottawa River Parkway||613-792-3875||June 17 – August 27|
|Petrie Island||727 Trim Rd.||613-824-5704||June 17 – August 27|
Beaches are supervised Monday to Sunday – 12:00 – 7:00 pm from June 17 – August 27.
Washroom facilities will open Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Mooney’s Bay and Britannia. The last day of operation will be September 4, 2017.
Mon – Thu, 10:30 am – 9:00 pm
Fri – Sun, 10:30 am – 7:00 pm
Washrooms at Westboro beach are open as part of the canteen concession and reflect canteen operating hours.
Washrooms at Petrie Island will open when access to the site is restored.
For information on water quality at beach locations, contact Public Health: 613-580-2424 ext.13219 or Ottawa.ca.
For general information on beaches, please visit: www.ottawa.ca/beaches
OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOLS:
There will be 9 outdoor pools (deep pools) in operation this summer with schedules for public swimming available at: https://ottawa.ca/2/en/residents/parks-and-recreation/drop-in-programs
Some pools also offer learn to swim programs for all ages.
|Bearbrook||2679 Innes Rd.||June 17||September 3||613-824-8300|
|Beaverbrook||2 Beaverbrook||June 17||August 20||613-591-3061|
|Corkstown||61 Corkstown Rd.||June 17||August 20||613-820-1636|
|Crestview||58 Fieldrow||July 1||August 20||613-225-7250|
|Entrance||2 Eaton||June 17||August 20||613-829-2705|
|General Burns||107 Chesterton||June 17||August 20||613-225-7970|
|Genest||43 Ste-Cecile||June 12||August 20||613-749-6488|
|Glen Cairn||50 Castlefrank||June 17||August 20||613-591-9283|
|Katimavik||64 Chimo||June 17||August 20||613-591-9283|
For outdoor pool information, please visit: http://ottawa.ca/en/residents/recreation-and-parks/swimming and select Outdoor Pools
There will be two staggered starting dates for Wading pools in 2017 to extend the weeks of operation across the City:
A-Start Pools: June 29 – August 24, 2017
B-Start Pools: July 4 – August 28, 2017
Swimming hours (with some exceptions):
For a specific list of swimming hours, please visit: http://ottawa.ca/en/residents/recreation-and-parks/swimming and select Wading Pools.
Please note this schedule does not capture delayed openings resulting from scheduled repair work. A separate communication will be distributed with information relative to specific locations once the status of work being completed is confirmed.
|Park||Park Address||Closed Day||A/B/ Start Date||First Day||Last Day||Open July 1st||Open Aug 1st|
|Agincourt||1269 Albany Dr.||Mon||A||June 29||August 24||NO||NO|
|Alda Burt||1816 St. Laurent Blvd.||Sun||A||June 29||August 24||YES||YES|
|Alexander||960 Silver St.||Wed||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Alta Vista||1309 Randall Ave.||Mon||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Alvin Heights||352 London Terrace||Tue||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Balena||1640 Devon St.||Fri||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Bellevue Manor||1520 Caldwell Ave.||Thu||A||June 29||August 24||YES||YES|
|Bel-Air||1249 Berwick Ave.||Wed||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Bingham||145 Cathcart St.||Tue||A||June 29||August 24||NO||NO|
|Brantwood||39 Onslow||Mon||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Britannia||2844 Ahearn Ave.||Mon||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Canterbury||2185 Arch St||Sat & Sun||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Carleton Heights||1665 Apeldoorn Ave.||Sat & Sun||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Cecil Morrison||1332 Avenue N||Sat||A||June 29||August 24||NO||NO|
|Champlain||140 Carleton Ave.||Wed||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Chaudiere||68 Elm St.||Fri||A||June 29||August 24||NO||NO|
|Dutchies||154 Mann Ave.||Tue||A||June 29||August 24||NO||YES|
|Elizabeth Manley||1161 Blohm Dr.||Mon||A||June 29||August 23||YES||NO|
|Ev Tremblay||108 Beech St.||Mon||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Frank J Licari||1990 Cochrane St||Thu||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Frank Ryan||950 Alpine Ave.||Wed||A||June 29||August 24||NO||NO|
|Greenboro||363 Lorry Greenberg||Sun||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Hampton||645 Parkview Ave.||Sat||A||June 29||August 24||NO||YES|
|Hawthorne||2139 Tawney Rd.||Sun & Mon||A||June 29||August 24||NO||NO|
|Heron||999 Heron Rd.||Fri||A||June 29||August 24||NO||NO|
|Iona||223 Iona Ave.||Sun & Mon||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Jules Morin||40 Clarence St. East||Wed||A||June 29||August 24||YES||YES|
|Kingsmere||2074 Benjamin Cres.||Sun & Mon||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Kiwanis||395 Levis St.||Sun & Mon||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Lions||294 Elmgrove Ave.||Sat & Sun||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Lisa||6 Lisa Ave.||Wed||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|McNabb||435 Bronson Ave.||Thu||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Meadowvale||1205 Trenton Ave.||Sun & Mon||A||June 29||August 24||NO||NO|
|Michele Heights||2955 Michele Dr.||Wed||A||June 29||August 24||YES||YES|
|Optimiste||43 Ste Cecile St.||Mon||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Overbrook||33 Quill St.||Sun||B||July 4||August 28||NO||YES|
|Owl||185 Owl Dr.||Sat & Sun||A||June 29||August 24||NO||NO|
|Parkdale||366 Parkdale Ave.||Thu||A||June 29||August 24||YES||YES|
|Parkway||1095 Kingsley Dr.||Sat & Sun||A||June 29||August 24||NO||NO|
|Pauline Vanier||1015 Harkness Ave.||Sun & Mon||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Pushman||1270 Pebble Rd.||Fri||A||June 29||August 24||NO||YES|
|Raven||1500 Larose Ave.||Tue||A||June 29||August 24||NO||NO|
|Reid||40 Reid Ave.||Tue||A||June 29||August 21||NO||NO|
|Rideauview||960 Eiffel Ave.||Sun||A||June 29||August 24||NO||YES|
|Ruth Wildgen||1099 Grenon Ave.||Sat||A||June 29||August 24||NO||NO|
|Sandy Hill||250 Somerset St. East||Thu||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|St Laurent||525 Côte St.||Sun||A||June 29||August 24||NO||NO|
|St Luke’s||166 Frank St.||Wed||B||July 4||August 28||NO||YES|
|St Paul’s||469 Donald St.||Thu||A||June 29||August 24||YES||NO|
|Strathcona||25 Range Rd.||Mon||A||June 29||August 24||YES||NO|
|Sylvia Holden (Lansdowne)||955-1015 Bank St.||Mon||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Weston||955 Pleasant Park Rd.||Mon||B||July 4||August 28||NO||NO|
|Windsor||1 Windsor Ave.||Tue||A||June 29||August 24||NO||YES|
PROGRAMMING IN THE PARKS:
Weekly crafts, games and activities will be offered at all wading pool locations. Residents should visit their local pool for a site specific schedule of program offerings.
Please note: Daily program schedule adjustments may occur due to weather, increased requirements for pool surveillance or unforeseen circumstances.
All wading pools will host a free special event this summer. Each event will feature arts and crafts, games and prizes for children.
For more information, please visit:
Junior Park Mentorship Program:
Free program for children ages 10+ that focuses on programming and leadership skills. Additional information can be found at the link below: http://ottawa.ca/en/residents/recreation-and-parks/parks-sports-fields-and-outdoor-recreation and select Wading Pools, and then Junior Park Mentorship Program.
The City of Ottawa Splash Pads will be in operation from May 19th until September 11th (weather dependant). Splash pad sites are unsupervised. Some splash pads may require repairs due to unpredictable impact from winter weather which will result in a delayed opening.
For a list of splash pad locations and scheduling information, please visit: http://ottawa.ca/en/residents/recreation-and-parks/swimming and select Splash Pads
TENNIS COURT/PICKLEBALL COURT RENTALS: Rentals are available for tennis and pickleball courts throughout Ottawa. For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
OUTDOOR RINK SLAB RENTALS (BALL HOCKEY): Rentals are available to groups and individuals. For more information, please contact: SeasonalRecreation@ottawa.ca or call 613-580-2590.
VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES IN CITY PROGRAMS.
Individuals interested in volunteering in City programs should visit the Volunteer Portal to find out about volunteer opportunities, complete their profile and choose a location or program they would like to volunteer at. http://ottawa.ca/en/volunteering-city-ottawa