Final week of the beach season in Ottawa
Ottawa residents hit the beach on the hottest July 26 in Ottawa history.
OTTAWA -- Ottawa residents and visitors have one more week to enjoy a day at the beach or wading pool.
The City of Ottawa's public beaches and wading pools will be closing over the next week, with the final day at the beach set for Aug. 30.
Here's a look at the closing schedule for beaches and wading pools in Ottawa this month.
Sunday, Aug. 30 is the final day lifeguards will be on duty at Mooney's Bay, Westboro and Petrie Island beaches.
Lifeguards will be on duty daily between 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. until Aug. 30. Water quality testing will also stop on Sunday, Aug. 30.
Beaches will remain open for the public after Aug. 30, but no lifeguards will be on duty.
The City of Ottawa's 53 wading pools will close for the season on either Monday, Aug. 24 or Friday, Aug. 28.
Visit the City of Ottawa's website for details on hours of operation and the closing date for each pool.
The story has been corrected to note Aug. 30 is a Sunday.