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Swimming Pool Improvements
City Opens Select Indoor Pools for Canada Day Cooling

Jun 28, 2010

The City of Mississauga will operate four of its indoor pools on reduced hours for recreational swims on Canada Day. These pools, normally closed on statutory holidays, will provide residents with additional aquatic facilities during Recreational Infrastructure Canada (RInC) renovations to six of the City's outdoor pools.

The following pools are open for Fun Swims on Thursday, July 1:

Malton Pool
3545 Morning Star Drive
1 to 2:30 p.m.                                     

Frank Mckechnie Community Centre Pool
310 Bristol Road East
1:30 to 3 p.m.

Erin Meadows Community Centre Pool
2800 Erin Centre Boulevard
1 to 2:30 p.m.

Clarkson Pool
2524 Bromsgrove Road
1:30 to 3 p.m.

Frank Mckechnie Community Centre Pool will also be open for Length/Lane Swims from noon to 1 p.m. Don McLean/Westacres Pool at 2166 Westfield Drive is the City's only outdoor pool operating during the 2010 season. It will offer its regular Fun Swim from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The City's 17 spray pads (with the exception of Clarkson Community Centre spray pad) will also operate during regular hours. For summer recreational swim schedules see www.mississauga.ca/swimming.

The RInC program is a joint investment by the Canadian, Ontario and municipal governments to help fund recreational infrastructure projects that will create jobs, stimulate the economy and keep local infrastructure in good repair. Applewood Heights, David Ramsey, Erindale, Lewis Bradley, Port Credit and Streetsville outdoor pools are currently under construction.  For information and updates on the City's RInC projects visit www.mississauga.ca/buildingourfuture.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 730,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 61 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 one of Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers for 2010. Enhancing its citizens’ quality of life by providing superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving the environment, Mississauga is committed to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility which are reflected in its motto: "Leading Today for Tomorrow."


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