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Be Cool This Summer - Spray Pads Now Open and Outdoor Pools Opening June 17

Jun 01, 2011

The City of Mississauga's 18 spray pads are now open for the season from June to September, weather permitting. For location information visit www.mississauga.ca/aquatics, call 3-1-1 or 905-615-4311 if outside city limits.

On June 17, 2011, the City of Mississauga will open seven outdoor pools, including six newly renovated locations, for another season of swimming fun.

With more public swims, evening and adult swim lessons, water exercise programs and outdoor aquatic youth adventure camps, the City's outdoor pools offer a cool escape on a hot day, a fresh air activity and a place to gather and relax with family and friends.

New features at the City's renovated pools include: new building systems that reduce energy consumption and improve water usage; barrier-free family change rooms with on-deck showers; male and female change rooms; a sheltered outdoor learning space; improved landscaping and outdoor lighting. Come for a sneak peak and swim at any of the renovated outdoor pools on Friday, June 17 at the following outdoor pool locations:

APPLEWOOD HEIGHTS OUTDOOR POOL
3119 Constitution Blvd. 905-275-9618
June 17 Sneak Peek Swim 6:30 to 8 p.m.

DAVID RAMSEY OUTDOOR POOL
2470 Thornlodge Dr. 905-823-5089
June 17 Sneak Peek Swim 6:30 to 8 p.m.

DON McLEAN/WESTACRES OUTDOOR POOL
2166 Westfield Dr. 905-277-2870
June 17 Opening Swim 5:30 to 7 p.m.

ERINDALE OUTDOOR POOL
1244 Shamir Cres. 905-896-5503
June 17 Sneak Peek Swim 6 to 7:30 p.m.

LEWIS BRADLEY OUTDOOR POOL
745 Inverhouse Dr. 905-823-5720
June 17 Sneak Peek Swim 6 to 7:30 p.m.

LIONS CLUB OF CREDIT VALLEY OUTDOOR POOL
(formerly Port Credit)
20 Rosewood Ave. 905-615-4830 x2630
June 17 Sneak Peek Swim 6 to 7:30 p.m.

STREETSVILLE OUTDOOR POOL
335 Church Str. 905-826-2031
June 17 Sneak Peek Swim 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Residents are invited to join Council and special guests at the official re-opening of the newly renovated outdoor pools, thanks to RInC/Ontario REC project funding, on July 9 and 10, 2011. For more information on new programs, swim schedules, splash passes, official opening event times and activities, visit www.mississauga.ca/swimming or call 905-615-4100, press 3.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.







Media Contact:
Dolores Bartl-Hofmann
Senior Communications Advisor, Community Services
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5051
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   dolores.bartlhofmann@mississauga.ca


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