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No splashing this summer: Bowness wading pool closed for 2023

A stock photo showing two children playing in water. (Pexels/Juan Salamanca) A stock photo showing two children playing in water. (Pexels/Juan Salamanca)

Neighbourhood kids won't be able to play at the Bowness Park wading pool this summer.

The City of Calgary has closed the pool, located in the 8900 block of 48 Ave. N.W., to complete some necessary repairs.

According to a Thursday tweet, the wading pool will be closed for the entirety of the 2023 season.

"Sorry we can't splash into summer – but safety first," said the city. 

There are two other city-operated wading pools in Calgary:

  • Prairie Winds Park, located at 223 Castleridge Blvd. N.E.; and
  • Riley Park, located at 800 12 St. N.W.

There are also seven city-owned spray parks and eight outdoor pools.

For more details, including which spray parks have access to aquatic wheelchairs, you can visit the City of Calgary's website. Top Stories

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