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  Name:   Public swimming at city of Ottawa outdoor wading pools (for toddlers)

 
  Location:   Various, see website.

 
  Dates:   June 24 to August 24, 2011

 
  Times:   Various, see website.

 
  Description:   Bring the kids to cool off in one of Ottawa's 55 wading pools. The City also holds special events and various wading pools throughout the summer. Check the wading pool special events page for details.

 
  Website:   www.ottawa.ca/wading_pools

 
  Activity number:   30003A  
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  Name:   City of Ottawa Splash Pads and Splash n'Fun Programs

 
  Location:   Various, see website.

 
  Dates:   Splash Pads: Mid-June to September
Splash n'Fun Programs: July 4 to August 26, 2011

 
  Description:   Free water play for kids.

The City of Ottawa also runs a Splash n'Fun Program for kids aged 4 to 10. See website for weekly themes, times and locations. The Splash n'Fun program will operate even at splash pads affected by the water ban.

 
  Website:   www.ottawa.ca/splashpads

 
  Activity number:   30003B  
 

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  Name:   Public swimming at City of Ottawa outdoor swimming pools

 
  Location:   Various, see Description

 
  Dates:   June 25 to August 27, 2011
These dates are approximate; some pools may open earlier. Check individual pool swim schedules.

 
  Times:   See website for complete swim schedules

 
  Description:  
Area
Pool
Address
East
Bearbrook
2679 Innes
East
Genest 43 Ste-Cécile
West
Beaverbrook
2 Beaverbrook
West
Corkstown 61 Corkstown
West
Crestview
58 Fieldrow
West
Entrance 2 Eaton
West
General Burns
107 Chesterton
West
Glen Cairn 50 Castlefrank
West
Katimavik
64 Chimo

Standard and outdoor pool prices:
Family admission (minimum 1 adult, maximum 2 adults
and their child/children) $1.90 per person.

 
  Website:   http://ottawa.ca/residents/parks_recreation/swimming/
schedules/index_en.html


 
  Activity number:   30003C  
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  Name:   Swimming at public beaches in Ottawa

 
  Location:   4 beaches in Ottawa, 3 in Gatineau, see Description.

 
  Dates:   June 18 to August 21, 2011

 
  Times:   See websites

 
  Description:  
Area
Beach
Address
Additional Information
West
Britannia
2805 Carling Ave.
Free parking
South
Mooney's Bay 2926 Riverside Drive Pay parking,
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
East
Petrie Island
727 Trim Road
Pay parking,
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Central
Westboro 745 Ottawa River Parkway Free parking

For swimming, picnics, rowing, volleyball, beautiful views and more. See website for details.

 
  Website:   www.ottawa.ca/beaches

 
  Activity number:   30003D  
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  Name:   Swimming at public beaches in Gatineau Park

 
  Location:   Five beaches are open to the public; see website for locations within Gatineau Park.

 
  Dates:   Mid-June to Labour Day

 
  Times:   Lifeguards on duty from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily.

 
  Description:   The lakes of Gatineau Park await! Five public beaches (serviced) and one beach for campers (Smith Beach) are spread out around Philippe, Meech and La PÍche lakes. Domestic animals are not permitted on beaches.

An entry fee applies to all vehicles - $10/vehicle per day.

 
  Website:   www.canadascapital.gc.ca

 
  Activity number:   30003E

 
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