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Spray park and outdoor pool opening

If the weather holds local residents can cool off at spray park and pool beginning Thursday

Get ready to make a splash!

Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray Park and the Recreation Centre outdoor pool will open for the season on Thursday, weather permitting.

The spray park, is located at the northwest corner of Rotary Recreation Park (47A Avenue and 48th Street). It includes a 7,500-square-foot spray pad with 35 spray toys and two dump buckets. It is open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Recreation Centre’s outdoor pool is located behind the Recreation Centre (4501 – 47A Avenue). It features a 50-metre pool for public and lane swimming, one- and three-metre diving boards and a children’s wading pool with spray features. There are also deck chairs for lounging around the pool.

For more information and swim schedules visit or pick up a schedule at the Recreation Centre, G.H.Dawe Centre, Michener Aquatic Centre or Collicutt Centre.

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