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Pools, Splash Pads, Beaches

Beach at Chippewa Park

Outdoor Pools, splash pads & BEACHES

The City’s outdoor swimming facilities include Heath, Dease, and Widnall pools, as well as supervised swim areas at Boulevard Lake and Chippewa Park. The outdoor pools are also available for rental during their seasonal operations. The City has established a water spray play area at Franklin Street Park and a splash pad in the Water Garden at Marina Park. See Seasonal Swimming Facilities for a complete list. 

Canada Games Complex

The Canada Games Complex offers all citizens of Thunder Bay and region the opportunity to participate in a variety of social, recreational, competitive, instructional and therapeutic activities. We operate a unique, accessible, multi-purpose community facility in a safe and enjoyable environment. The Complex is Thunder Bay's premier aquatic facility. For more information contact 684-3311.

Sir Winston Churchill and Volunteer Pools

Churchill Community Pool and Volunteer Pool provide swimming opportunities for all ages. The City's Community & Emergency Services Department operates these two indoor community-based swimming facilities in addition to the Canada Games Complex. These pools provide recreational public swims and structured swimming lessons. Every child deserves to learn how to swim. The best place to learn how to swim is in the water.

Other Pools

  • Lakehead University Pool, call 343-8656
  • Hotel pools are located at various locations throughout the city.
  • For more information, look under Swimming Pools - Public, in the Yellow Pages