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Carleton Place Aquatic Centre 

Serving Carleton Place, Mississippi Mills and Beckwith
359 Bridge Street
Carleton Place, ON, K7C 3H9

Phone: (613) 257-1005
Fax: (613) 257-3708
Email: cppool@carletonplace.ca

Main Pool - 25 meter - 29 C (84.2 F)
Therapeutic / Wading Pool - 37 C (98.6 F)


  • Lifesaving Standard First Aid / CPR-C (On site or off site courses)
  • National Lifeguard Training Center
  • Lifesaving Swim for Life - Children’s Programs
  • Aquafit Programs
  • Heartwise Arthritis Aquafit Programs
  • Home of the Carleton Place Water Dragons Swim Club (See bottom of page for contact information)
  • Accessible Family Changeroom
  • Accessible facility
  • Free / Handicap Parking
  • Changerooms with showers
  • Easy Stair Access
  • Bleachers / Spectator area on Main Deck
  • Diving Board
  • Lifejackets / Pool toys
  • Beverage Canteen
  • Sports Equipment
  • NLS certified lifeguards
  • Public Swimming

Pool Admission / Supervision Policy

  • Children under the age of 6 must be within arms’ reach of a parent or guardian (max. 2 children per parent or guardian).
  • Children under the age of 10 and are NON/WEAK swimmers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at least 14 years of age and who are responsible for their direct supervision (max 4 per parent / guardian)
  • Children under the age of 10 years who are swimmers must be able to swim a minimum of 25 meters and the parent / guardian must remain in the facility.
  • Children 6 years of age and older must use appropriate gender change rooms.

Programs, Schedules and Memberships 

Water quality is tested by Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit.   All patrons must respect signage when its posted at the beach.  River current could be stronger than expected.  All swimmers must stay within the designated swim areas.  Parents/Caregivers—ALWAYS keep non swimmers within arms reach at all times. 

Pool Rentals 

For further information regarding pool / board room rentals, please call the Carleton Place Aquatic Centre at 613-257-1005 ext 21.

Centennial, Riverside Beach, and Splash Pad

Our beaches and splash pad are closed for the season, there are NO Lifeguards on duty.

Beaches open on Saturday, June 18

Lifeguards are ON DUTY 9:30 am to 6:00 pm

Riverside Beach - LAST day is Sunday, Aug 28

Centennial Beach - LAST day is Sunday, Aug 21

Pool Closures​ 

  • Victoria Day - Mon May 23, 2016
  • Canada Day weekend - Fri July 1, Sat July 2, and Sun July 3
  • Sundays (all summer) - July 10, 17, 24, 31, & Aug 7, 2016
  • Civic Day weekend - Sat July 30, Sun July 31 & Mon Aug 1, 2016
  • Annual Maintenance shutdown - Sun Aug 14 to Mon Sept 5, inclusive
  • Thanksgiving - Mon Oct 10, 2016
  • Christmas - Sat Dec 24, Sun Dec 25, Mon Dec 26 & Sun Jan 1, 2017
  • Easter - Fri Apr 14 & Sun April 16, 2017
  • Victoria Day - Mon May 22, 2017

Carleton Place Water Dragons Swim Club

Website:  www.cpwd.ca