Ottawa Swimming Pools, Wading Pools, Beaches & Splash Pads

By City of Ottawa June 17, 2021

Outdoor Swimming Pools open
Make a splash in the sunshine as our outdoor swimming pools are open. The number of swimmers will be reduced for both public and lane swims and COVID-safety protocols will be in place. Reservations can be made at for a one-hour session.

Grab your sunscreen and head to the beach! The City’s beaches at Mooney’s Bay, Westboro, Britannia and Petrie Island will be open for supervised swimming starting Saturday, June 19. Please continue to practice public health measures.
Lifeguards will be on duty daily from noon to 7 pm until August 29. Ottawa Public Health will conduct regular water quality testing. Check  Beach Water Quality Results - Ottawa Public Health for the latest water-quality results and no swimming advisories.
Beach accessible wheelchairs will be available on a first-come first serve basis.

Wading Pools  
It’s time to get excited for the little ones, the wading pools open on June 24. Wading Pool Attendants are on duty during all operating hours to provide safety supervision at the pools. Reservations can be made for 30-minute sessions on-site at each wading pool location. Please refer to for locations and opening times.

Splash Pads are currently open.