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City of Guelph splash pads, wading pools and outdoor pools are open for the 2020 summer season with enhanced health and safety practices to keep you safe.


Splash pads and wading pools

There are lots of splash pads and wading pools located throughout the City. Use the link below to learn about operating times, pool rules and to find one located near you.

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Recreation swim schedule for Lyon Pool

Lyon Pool is now offering recreation swims for the season.
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Pool admission standards and guidelines

  • Children nine (9) years of age or younger, regardless of swimming ability, are required to wear an orange wristband and must be directly supervised by a parent or guardian at least fourteen (14) years of age, who is wearing swimming attire, within arm’s reach, and able to render immediate assistance.
  • There are a maximum of two (2) children per parent/guardian.
  • Participants with serious medical conditions should be accompanied by individuals knowledgeable of their condition, and have the ability to render immediate assistance.
  • Children ten (10) years of age or older do not require supervision by a parent/guardian.

Program descriptions

Public Swim

Everyone is welcome to enjoy all pool features.

Senior and Accessibility Swim

A great way for older adults and individuals with exceptionalities to enjoy all pool features. This non-instructional session is a great opportunity for those who want to work through stretches, exercises, or just enjoy leisure time in the water.