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Celebrate Recreation and Parks Month with Outdoor Pools and More in Mississauga!

Mississauga, ON – Recreation and Parks Month (JRPM) is here, and the City of Mississauga invites residents to embrace a more active and healthier lifestyle. With this year’s theme, Community Thrives Here, the city is highlighting the importance of parks and recreational activities in enhancing physical, social, and environmental health.

JRPM: Promoting Health and Community Connections

Recreation and Parks Month is a nationwide initiative that underscores the myriad benefits of parks and recreational activities. From improving physical health to fostering community ties and supporting environmental sustainability, JRPM is a movement that encourages everyone to get involved and enjoy the outdoors.

What’s Happening in Mississauga this June?

Mississauga has a full slate of activities lined up to help you make the most of JRPM. Here are some highlights:

Dive into Summer at Mississauga’s Outdoor Pools

As the summer heat kicks in, Mississauga’s seven outdoor pools are the perfect places to cool off and have fun. Mark your calendars:

  • Opening Dates: Saturday, June 15 to Friday, June 30 (select swims available only in the evenings and on weekends)
  • Regular Season: Saturday, July 1 to Sunday, September 1 (timings vary by location, so be sure to check each pool’s schedule)

Join the Fun with “Let’s Play in the Park”

Starting Monday, July 2, children aged 6 to 12 can enjoy “Let’s Play in the Park,” a free, half-day, fully supervised drop-in program. Spots are available on a first-come-first-served basis, so arrive early to secure your place. Park locations are listed online, and updates will be provided throughout June.

Discover Hidden Recreational Gems

Mississauga offers a variety of lesser-known activities for those looking to explore new ways to stay active:

  • Outdoor Fitness: Try a Fresh Air Fitness session at Celebration Square or Bradley Museum and enjoy your workout in the great outdoors.
  • Fishing Spots: Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a beginner, Mississauga has several great fishing locations:
    • Erindale Park: Ideal for Smallmouth Bass fishing with ample parking.
    • Lake Aquitaine: Perfect for young anglers with abundant panfish and bass.
    • Riverwood: Offers access to excellent fishing spots along the Credit River.
    • Meadowvale Conservation Area: A quiet spot for fishing, picnicking, and enjoying nature trails.
    • Streetsville Memorial Park: Great for fly fishing and rainbow trout.
  • Outdoor Games: Test your skills with outdoor backgammon, snakes and ladders, and chess at Meadowvale Community Centre and Lake Aquitaine.
  • Beach Volleyball: Enjoy a game of beach volleyball at Lakefront Promenade or Huron Park Recreation Centre.

Embrace the Outdoors for Better Health

Spending time outdoors is beneficial for both mental and physical health. With numerous parks and facilities available, Mississauga offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy the summer months. Don’t miss out—plan your activities and make the most of what the city has to offer.

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Get ready to celebrate Recreation and Parks Month by exploring Mississauga’s outdoor amenities and connecting with your community. Let’s make this June a month of fun, fitness, and togetherness!


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