All municipal outdoor pools open Monday, July 2, with free afternoon swims from 1:30pm to 4:00pm. Outdoor pool locations include Chatham Orville Wright, Chatham Walter Hawkins, Chatham Jaycee, Dresden, Ridgetown, Thamesville, and Tilbury.

Residents can pay drop-in fees or purchase swim passes valid at all outdoor pools. With the support of community sponsors, free swims are scheduled throughout the summer. Check your local pool for schedules.

The Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool features a new summer schedule to provide more Open Swims and Family Swims all summer.

The Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool is closed for renovations from June 26 to September 3 to replace the existing liner with tiles.

For complete schedules, including a sponsored swim schedule, visit the Chatham-Kent website at

For more information:
Ashley DeBoer, Coordinator, Aquatic Services, Tel: 519.676.4544