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Keep your cool at Tomlinson Aqua Park and City splash pads

June 4, 2015 -

The Tomlinson Aqua Park at the Memorial Centre, 303 York St., opens on weekends starting Saturday, June 6.

"It's time to dig your suit out. Saturday is fun day! We know the opening of the waterpark is like the opening of summer," says Adam McCluskey, manager, recreation facilities.

This popular City of Kingston waterpark boasts a 10m water slide, lazy river, toddler pool and accessible features. It's open:

  • Weekends from June 6 to 21, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Daily from June 22 to September 7 , 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.

See the leisure swim schedules, rates and other details at www.CityofKingston.ca/waterpark. Tim Horton's is again sponsoring FREE swims at the waterpark from 5–7 p.m. every Tuesday from July 7 to August 25.

In the meantime, you can cool off daily from 9 a.m. to dusk until September 7 at:

  • Bert Meunier Park, 739 Augusta Dr.
  • City Park, 33 Bagot St.
  • Lake Ontario Park, 920 King St. W.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York St.
  • Ronald Lavallee Park, 53 Fourth Ave.
  • Shannon Park, 199 Wilson St.

The McBurney Park wading pool, 167 Ordnance, opens daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting on Canada Day. The Victoria Park wading pool is being removed this year to make way for a new water feature and other park improvements.

Plan your bus trip with Google Transit: www.kingstontransit.ca/tripplanner

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 120,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Our vision – to become Canada's most sustainable city – focusses our efforts on: environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality. Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, communications officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.