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Splash Pad & Swimming

Splash Pad at Kelso Beach at Nawash Park

The Good Cheer Splash Pad at Kelso Beach at Nawash Park is the hottest place to stay cool in the summer!

Open Daily usage from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.,  Victoria Day until Thanksgiving Monday. No admission fee, open to all ages!

Please observe the following rules when using the Splash Pad:

  • Use of the Splash Pad is at your own risk and sole responsibility.
  • All children must be supervised at all times while in the Splash Pad.
  • No climbing on the spray equipment.
  • No pets (except for service animals), glass, rocks, bottles, or other foreign objects are allowed in the Splash Pad.
  • No skateboards, rollerblades, scooters or bicycles allowed.
  • Smoke Free Environment.
  • The use of soaps, detergents or shampoos is not allowed in the splash pad.
  • Be considerate of others.

Please Note:  This facility may be closed or its use limited at any time because of weather. In case of lightning or thunder, all persons must vacate the area.

Find the Splash Pad at the following location.

If there are any problems with the Splash Pad system, please contact the Parks Department at 519-376-4440 ext. 1221 or email

The Good Cheer Splash Pad is provided through the generosity of the Scenic City Order of Good Cheer and the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Swimming Pool at Harrison Park

Nestled under the trees near Weavers' Creek in Harrison Park, Owen Sound's only outdoor heated public pool, is open in June, July, and August. It is fully staffed with professional lifeguards and operated by the YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce.

An open swim pass may be purchased at the Harrison Park Pool. Information on where to purchase a seasonal pass will be posted here soon.

Harrison Park Pool 2024 Public Swim Passes

Open Swim Single Admission All Ages Pass: $10.00

Open Swim Family Pass: $30.00

Seasons Pass Individual: $137.20

Seasons Pass Family (Max 5 family members): $235.20

Private Pool Rentals & Swimming Lessons

Swimming Lesson Registrations are available Online or In-Person at the YMCA. Private Pool Rentals Call 519-376-0484 ext. 226 or email to book.

Swimming lessons schedule runs every Monday to Thursday at the same time for 2 weeks. (8 lessons)

  • Session 1 - July 8-18
  • Session 2 - August 12-22

Public Swim Schedule









Opening Day: 


June 17












11:30am-2:30pm   Free Swim Sponsored By:

Miller Waste 

End of Season: Sunday Sept. 1




Sponsored Free Swim



 Free Swim Sponsored By:

Miller Waste 






*There will be no evening swim on July 1 (Canada Day) and August 1 (Civic Holiday)

Thanks to the generosity of our Major Sponsor, Miller Waste, for the FREE Summer swims offered on:

Thursdays: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Sundays: 11:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Thanks to the generosity of our Community Sponsors., for the FREE Summer swims offered on:

Wednesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

June 19

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #6 Ladies Auxiliary

June 26

Coming Soon!

July 3

CUPE 1189

July 10

Coming Soon!

July 17

Coming Soon!

July 24

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #6 Ladies Auxiliary

July 31

Coming Soon!

August 7

Owen Sound Comm-r-ettes

August 14

Coming Soon!

August 21

Owen Sound Comm-r-ettes

August 28

CUPE 1189
  • Pool use is on a first come first serve basis.
  • All users are expected to practice hand hygiene before and after using the facility.

Please Note: This facility may be closed or its use limited at any time because of inclement weather.

Contact Us

808 2nd Avenue East,
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 2H4
Phone: 519-376-1440
Email us

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