Burlington splash pads opening this weekend, just in time for summer weather


Published May 19, 2022 at 3:03 pm

With the unofficial start to backyard season arriving this weekend, the City of Burlington is getting in the spirit, opening nine splash pads.

The splash pads will open Saturday, May 21, daily from dawn to dusk. There is no fee or registration required.

The splash pads are located at Bolus Garden Parkette, Brant Hills Park, DesJardines Park, Dofasco Waterjet Plaza at Spencer Smith Park, Hidden Valley Park, Ireland Park, Millcroft Park, Norton Community Park, Orchard Community Park.

There’s a lot more swimming news as well.

Depending on the weather, Nelson Pool and Splash Park will open for preseason modified schedule on June 4 and LaSalle Pool and Splash Park will open for preseason modified schedule on June 11.

Chris Glenn, Director of Recreation, Community and Culture

“There are lots of opportunities for outdoor swimming and splash pad fun this summer, as well as swimming at all our indoor pools,” said Chris Glenn, director of Recreation, Community and Culture.

“Playing in the water is something that is a fundamental part of summer for many youth and adults. Be sure to do it safely and ensure you can swim. We have swimming lessons for people of all ages and abilities.”

June swimming lessons will be offered at Tansley Woods and Nelson Pool and Splash Park.

In July, a full range of swimming lessons for swimmers of every skill level are being offered at Angela Coughlan, Tansley Woods, Aldershot, Nelson pool this summer during daytime, evenings and weekends.

New this summer, the City is also offering swimming lessons for Little Splasher and Timid Toddler skill levels at LaSalle Wading Pool in July. Make a morning of it and enjoy a picnic in the shade after your lessons or have a play date at the playground.

To register for swimming lessons or for more information, visit the city website.

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