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Summer Play Programs (Paddling Pools & Spray Pads)

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 COVID-19 Response: Summer Play Program, Paddling Pools & Spray Pads

Many Paddling Pools & Spray Pads across Saskatoon are open this summer in full compliance with the guidelines and restrictions as required by the Chief Medical Health Officer and regulated under the Government of Saskatchewan’s Re-Open Saskatchewan plan:

Spray Pads

All Spray Pad locations offer button-activated water play daily from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. June to September 7.  

It is important to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 while using the spray pad by following these guidelines:

  • Do not use the spray pad if you are sick. 
  • Stay 2 metres apart at all times from those not in your group. 
  • Your group must not exceed the restrictions on public gatherings. 
  • Wash or sanitize your hands before and after using the spray pad. 
  • If spray pad area is busy, come back when it is not as busy. 
  • Also...have fun! 

Refer to the City's  interactive mapping application for Spray Pad locations.

 

New! White Buffalo Youth Lodge will operate a free drop-in program at Pleasant Hill spray pad (220 Avenue U S) from July 20 to August 21: 
Monday-Thursday: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Summer Play Program & Paddling Pools

The following locations are currently open. Please note that there are no games, arts or crafts offered as part of the Summer Play Program this year - it is currently limited to water play at the paddling pools. Admission is FREE!

Dates of Operation: July 15-August 25. Closed on the August 3 stat and when there is inclement weather.

     

Locations

Park Name

Address

Caswell Hill

Ashworth Holmes Park

415 31st St. W

King George

St. Andrew Park

831 Ave M South

Massey Place

Archibald MacDonald Park

3110 Massey Pl

Meadowgreen

Meadowgreen Park

2507 18th Street West

Montgomery Place

Montgomery Park

3229 Caen Str

Mount Royal

Mount Royal Park

433 Ave T North

Riversdale

Optimist Park

413 Ave J S

Westmount

Westmount Park

310 Ave L N

Westview Heights

Dr. Seager  Wheeler Park

2230 Richardson Rd

Holiday Park

Boughton Park

1320 Ave P South

Avalon

John Lake Park

2602 Broadway Ave

College Park

Dr. Gerhard Herzberg

131 Campion Cres

Brevoort Park (opening TBA due to pool deck maintenance)

Brevoort Park

3 Webb Cres

Buena Vista

Buena Vista Park

310 7th Street East

Greystone Heights

Greystone Park

2711 Main St

North Park

North Park

1416 7th Ave N

Queen Elizabeth

W.W. Ashley

1806 Albert Ave

South Nutana Park

Harold Tatler South Park

2520 Jarvis Dr

Sutherland

Sutherland Park

120 113th Street

Hours of Operation

In order to maintain safe physical distancing, designated pool times are scheduled through the day, Monday to Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Fridays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., as follows:

Monday – Thursday:

Swim Time #1 – 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Swim Time #2 – 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Swim Time #3 – 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Swim Time #4 – 2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Swim Time #5 – 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Friday

Swim Time #1 – 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Swim Time #2 – 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Swim Time #3 – 2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Swim Time #4 – 3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

NOTES:  Fill and drain times vary per paddling pool, check with staff on site to confirm water times.  To maintain water quality pool chemicals will be tested regularly.  During chemical additions participants will play outside the fenced area with a Play Program leader.

Maximum group capacity is 25 participants. You do not need to register ahead of time.

Know before you go! Protect yourself and others from COVID-19 by following these guidelines for the Summer Play Program/Paddling Pools:

  • Children 13 years or younger must be accompanied by a parent/guardian 14 years or older
  • Children under six must stay within arms-reach of parent/guardian at all times. Maximum two children per caregiver
  • Do not come to the Summer Play Program, or send your children, if you or they are sick.
  • Always stay 2 metres apart from those not in your group.
  • Wash or sanitize your hands regularly,  especially after touching shared surfaces.
  • Follow ALL instructions from staff and on signage
  • Bring own seating (such as a lawn chair or blanket) and water to drink
  • Washrooms are available with physical distancing requirements in place.

Preschool-Aged Children Policy

Children under the age of 6 must be supervised by an adult or responsible youth (12 years or older) at all times during Play Program hours. To help preschool age children stay safe in and around the water, the City requires that all participants comply with the following policy:

"For every 2 preschoolers under the age of 6, there must be one adult or responsible youth (12 years or older) within arm's length, supervising the preschoolers' water play and activity."