Edmonton outdoor pools will be free in 2017 starting Canada Day
|globalnews.ca 21 Jun 2017 at 11:20|
Edmontonians will be able celebrate the country’s 150th anniversary by going to an outdoor pool at no cost from Canada Day until pools close for the season.
The City of Edmonton said drop-in swimming as well as lessons and rentals will be free for the public during the period.
“By providing free admission to outdoor pools, we hope all Edmontonians can participate in this time of national celebration and enjoy these public facilities,” community and recreation facilities branch manager Roger Jevne said.
All four of the city’s outdoor pools — Queen Elizabeth, Fred Broadstock, Mill Creek and Oliver — are open.
There are a number of celebrations, festivals, events and activities scheduled on July 1 to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary.