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Arrival of cooler temperatures closes Nelson Outdoor Pool and Splash Park for the season


*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington.

Burlington, Ont. – Sept. 18, 2020 — With the arrival of cooler temperatures, Nelson Outdoor Pool and Splash Park, at 4183 New St, will close for the season on Sept. 27.

All programs originally scheduled at Nelson Outdoor Pool and Splash Park will be moved to the following indoor locations:

  • Centennial Pool (5151 New St.), as of Sept. 28
    • Aquatic fitness
    • Lap swim
  • Angela Coughlan Pool (2425 Upper Middle Rd.), as of Sept. 21
    • Lap swim
    • Rec swims:
      • Combo swims
      • Leisure swims
      • Fun swims

Spray pads throughout the city will continue to remain open until Oct. 12, 2020.

To view a list of aquatic programs offered this fall, including dates, times and registration links, visit All swimming programs require pre-registration, payment and health screening.

“While we had hoped Mother Nature would cooperate to allow us to extend the swimming season at Nelson Outdoor Pool to Thanksgiving, we are thankful we were able to extend the swim season at Nelson Pool three additional weeks this summer. The extension of the season helped residents make the most of the summer and get back to the activities they enjoy. We hope they will continue to take advantage of the great programming available at some of the City’s indoor pool facilities this fall.” — Chris Glenn, Director of Recreation Services, City of Burlington

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*Posted by John Bkila, Mayor’s Media and Digital Communications Specialist

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