Water Parks and Splash Pads

The area of Fort Rouge/East Fort Garry has some great community water features.

Wading pool West Broadway

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Ice Cream BDI

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As a family, we’ve visited many amazing splash pads, waterslides and outdoor pools.  Our summer is so short, so please take advantage of this incredible +30 weather by hitting up one in your neighbourhood.  It’s a chance to cool off and meet others in the community.

Splash pads and wading pools are free of charge for everyone to enjoy, except those enclosed within the following outdoor pools:

Fort Rouge / East Fort Garry

Fort Rouge Spray Pad: 295 River Ave. Mon–Sun 10:00 am–9:00 pm May 26–Sept 3 Features: unsupervised spray pad

River Osborne:466 Gertrude Ave. Mon–Sun 11:00 am–5:00 pm July 2–Aug 24 Features: liner pool

Earl Grey CC: 360 Cockburn St. N Mon–Sun 11:00 am–5:30 pm July 2–Aug 24 Features: playground/slide

McKittrick Park: 790 Rathgar Ave. Mon–Sun 10:30 am–6:00 pm July 2–Aug 31 Features: playground/slide

Riverview CC:90 Ashland Ave. Mon–Sun 11:00 am–6:00 pm July 3–Aug 24 Features: playground/slide/spray features S

Fort Garry Lion’s: 969 Dowker Ave. Mon–Wed 11:00 am–5:30 pm July 2–Aug 22 Features: playground

Fort Garry Lion’s Outdoor Pool: 969 Dowker Ave. Mon–Sun 1:00–7:00 pm June 29–Aug 31

Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre: 430 Langside St. Mon–Sun 11:00 am–5:30 pm July 2–Aug 24 Features: spray features

McFadyen Park: 416 Assiniboine Ave. Thur–Fri 11:30 am–5:00 pm July 5–Aug 24
Features: playground

See City of Winnipeg aquatic fun guide for more information.

We made it to 7 of 8 water features, and understand how important these places are for our neighbourhoods and kids. We noticed that some were better then others; the potential to do more is there.

What is a summer day without ice cream?  BDI ice cream is fantastic after a day in the water.

Please help elect me to city council so that I can help our communities with these and other important family activities. Vote for Michael Thompson on October 24 to make a positive difference in everyones’ lives.