Demand for Vancouver outdoor pools crashes online booking system

A rush of demand for lap swimming at Vancouver’s outdoor pools caused the park board’s inaugural online booking system to crash Sunday morning. The city’s

Read more

Pools slowly reopening in some Montreal municipalities

The summer heat is officially here and some Montrealers are looking forward to a splash in public pools, when regulations allow. As Global’s Kwabena

Read more

Edmonton outdoor pools likely closed for the summer, city manager says

The city’s outdoor pools and spray parks will likely be closed for the entire summer, Edmonton’s interim city manager Adam Laughlin said Thursday.  That

Read more

‘Where have all the lifeguards gone?’: Shortage forces northern B.C. pools to reduce hours

Pools in northern B.C. are dealing with a shortage of qualified lifeguards, forcing some facilities to scale back their hours as they try to

Read more

Closure of Inglewood and Beltline pools could be paused after pushback

Two inner-city pools that were expected to fall victim to the city’s recent $60-million in cuts may have been granted a temporary reprieve. The

Read more

Beltline and Inglewood pools in Calgary to shut down January 2020

The City of Calgary says the Beltline Aquatic and Fitness Centre and the Inglewood Aquatic Centre will shut down on Jan. 1, 2020. “The age and

Read more

Edmonton opens 5 outdoor pools for free again this summer

The City of Edmonton is opening its five outdoor pools for free again this summer, the third year in a row. The Mill Creek

Read more