Others stroll down a wide pathway—under maples, mountain ash, and chestnut trees—to Lake Washington Boulevard and the beach. Air dryer use, including personal dryers, are not permitted at indoor facilities and changerooms to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. There is no cost to swim at a City of Ottawa wading pool. Almost two thirds of ice-related incidents occur on lakes and the rest occur on rivers. This interactive map shows you the locations of Ottawa's wading pools, along with their dates and hours of operation. The Vernon Aquatic Centre and Weight Room requires Activity Reservations for Lap & Leisure Swim, Public Swim and Fitness Gym. The latest updates from Governor Charlie Baker and the Baker-Polito Administration This beach is located on National Capital Commission property at Kitchissippi Lookout on the Ottawa River. Each ratio below indicates the maximum number of children that one responsible person 14 years or older can supervise. The 4.5-month extension on the current swimming memberships covers the four months when operations were suspended due to the pandemic on March 16. A popular summer destination for swimmers, rowers and special events, including Dragon Boat Races and HOPE Volleyball. Dogs Allowed: NoAccess: ParkingAmenities: Drinking water, flush toilets, play park, picnic area. If there is space available at the end of your 30-minute swim, you may be assigned another 30 minutes. Plus, it adds an extra two complimentary weeks to help members transition to the reopening. Kalamalka Beach is located on the north shore of Kalamalka Lake and is arguably the best and most well known beach in the Greater Vernon area. Physical distancing of 2 metres is required at all times all users not living in the same household or in their social circle. Need a bathroom break? Kin Beach is located on the eastern shore of the Vernon arm of Okanagan Lake. Dogs Allowed: NoAccess: Big parking lot across the street accessible via Husband Road. Registration for aquatics programs opens online on Monday, August 24 at 9 pm. But their parking lots are closed, and they are only open to … In less than five minutes, cold water begins to affect your ability to move your arms and legs. Clients who need to update their credit card information are asked to do so in-person at the facility, as credit card information cannot be updated online or over the phone. When you come to an aquatic facility, you’re going to notice several changes we have made to ensure we live up to our commitment to keep everyone safe, including: As of October 10, the following restrictions are in place due to provincial measures to slow the spread of COVID-19: Additional safety measures at City arenas. Coastal parkways that provide access to state beaches will also be closed to both parking and dropping off passengers. The following splash pads will remain closed for repairs: The following splash pads are open; however, some water features are out of service: Please call 311 to report a malfunction or technical issue. And if you can walk to the beach, okay, but you better abide by the rules of social distancing and recognize and understand that parking yourself on a beach on a blanket with a barbecue with 15 other people is just an incredibly bad idea at this point in time given where we are and what’s going on.”, By viewing our video content, you are accepting the terms of our. Lifejackets or personal floatation devices can help prevent accidents but they do not replace adult supervision. Individuals with medical conditions or disabilities rendering them unable to safely wear a mask. All pads should be fully operational by Thursday June 18. Please stay home if you are sick. Thank you for helping to contain the spread of COVID-19 to keep our community safe. Aquatic programs will feature swimming lessons, power swim and advanced aquatic certifications. This includes people who are unable to control their behaviour or impulses and require direct supervision. To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, please review the safety measures in place at City facilities. High-risk people have a condition or illness that may put them at risk in a pool, such as frequent seizures or fainting conditions. This page provides helpful tips to ensure water safety at all times. Lifejackets, personal floatation devices, water wings, "pool noodles" and other floatation devices do not keep you safe in the pool. View schedules and links to reserve your spot. Baker Beach is a popular nude beach. Stay out of the pool if there's thunder, lightning, or if the bottom of the pool cannot be seen clearly. Only essential equipment will be provided for use on deck, and equipment will be disinfected between users (i.e. BOSTON (CBS) — Gov. Drowning is fast, silent and preventable. Please stay home if you are sick. Browse more information regarding membership cancellations and refunds. Every swimming pool fence gate must have a self-closing and self-latching mechanism. Each location offers a broad range of fun and athletic programs. Check with local authorities before heading out. Gov. Parent/guardian 14 years or older must be within arms reach at all times Wading pool attendants will be present at the pool to provide safety supervision. Fall Program Registration is now available online. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the following safety measures are in place at City facilities: Masks are required when entering the facility, in common areas, lobbies, washrooms, changerooms and hallways as per the Temporary Mandatory Mask By-Law.