Help Kingston be “Canada’s Most Active Community” at Aqua Park Opening

Published on: 2019/05/27 - in News

The City’s Outdoor Aqua Park by the Memorial Centre opens for weekend fun from 11:30am to 4pm beginning this Saturday, June 1.

Opening day also includes a ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge Try-It event to help Kingston earn the title ‘Canada’s Most Active Community’.

Drop in anytime on opening day to try the Rescue Challenge consisting of three National Lifeguard skills that include a timed swim, stride jump and rescue aid throws. Participants are also invited to create a team with a group of friends to see if you can beat the City’s lifeguards.


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Your Outdoor Aqua Park admission fee qualifies you to participate and pre-registration is not required. The best Rescue Challenge competitors will be eligible to win prizes.

Drop-in admission is $3.75 per person during the daytime, evening admission is $2.50 per person, and 12-visit and season passes are available. City of Kingston FitPasses are also accepted at the Aqua Park.

“Nothing says summer like a trip to Kingston’s outdoor aqua park,” said Erica McPherson, supervisor, aquatic programs with the City of Kingston. “Zip down the 10-metre waterslide, float on the lazy river, swim laps, splash in the tot pool – the choices are endless.”

Extended operating days and hours during the week begins June 22. Weather-related closures and cancellations during the season will be posted at the City’s Water Park page.

More information about the City’s wading pool, splash pads and the outdoor aqua park’s amenities is available at CityofKingston.ca/Aquatics.


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