For owners/operators of any recreational water facility to which O. Reg. 565: Public Pools applies, please read the “COVID-19 Guidelines for Re-Opening of Recreational Water Facilities and Beaches in Windsor-Essex County” document for detailed information on measures to take to prevent the spread of COVID-19 once these facilities are permitted to re-open in Stage 2.
- Public Pools (Class A and Class B)
- Public Spas
- Class C facilities , which includes:
- public wading pools
- public spray pads or public splash pads, and
- water slide receiving basins that serve solely as a receiving basin for persons at the bottom of a water slide. (O. Reg. 141/18: Public Pools, s. 2)
The Health Unit also offers a free online training course for pool and spa operators that provides education about pool and spa maintenance, safety, and compliance with the Ontario Regulation 565: Public Pools.
This notification must be submitted at least 14 days before opening a public pool, public spa or Class C facility after construction, alteration, or after it has been closed for more than 4 weeks O.Reg 565 s. 5(1)