News release

Splash and Stay Cool at a City Spray Pad, Pool or Park Near You

Entertainment and activities | June 12, 2017

Residents can beat the heat this summer at City pools and spray pads or enjoy some shade at a neighbourhood park. During extreme heat, residents can stay cool by visiting a nearby air-conditioned library or one of 11 community centres.

Spray Pads

All summer long, kids can enjoy any of the 26 spray pads in Mississauga (weather permitting). All spray pads are unsupervised and open at 9 a.m. For more information on spray pads available in your neighbourhood, visit our webpage. Celebration Square’s fountain is also open on the Upper Square from May 22 to September 2 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. For up to date information on the fountain, please call: 905-615-7465.


City-operated pools are safe and supervised by highly-trained City staff. The City operates 11 indoor pools that are open all year. The indoor pools offer a variety of aquatic programs, drop-in swims and lessons for all ages. For a limited time (June 1 to June 30), the City is offering a Pool Splash Pass that allows kids to swim all summer for $40. The City also operates seven outdoor pools that are set to open on June 24.

Today: Extended Pool Hours during Heat Warning

To help residents stay cool during today’s heat warning, two outdoor pools will be open this evening offering free fun swims.

  • Outdoor pools open for fun swims (Monday, June 12 only):
    Don McLean Westacres Outdoor Pool
    6 – 9 p.m.
  • Lewis Bradley Outdoor Pool
    6 – 9 p.m.

For more tips on staying cool, click here.


Mississauga has more than 480 parks, 295 km of trails and woodlands for residents to explore and discover. The summer is a perfect time to discover one of the Mississauga’s many scenic parks or trails. Enjoy a picnic, go for a stroll or relax under the shade of some trees. For information about city parks and amenities, visit

Media Contact:
Ruchika Sareen
Communications Coordinator
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 4839
TTY: 905-896-5151