City of Ottawa Splash Pads and Wadding Pools

When deciding on the best parks for toddlers in Ottawa, it can be easy to simply find the largest or closet to your house. But did you know that a healthy selection of parks throughout the city has a hidden gem? They are homes to either Splash Pads or Wadding pools.

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We have decided to visit a different splash pad or wadding pool each week in hopes of finding the best, as well as playing in the local park to get a full feeling of the neighborhoods amenities. Take a look at the list below and see which park is closest to you.

City of Ottawa Splash Pad Hours of Operation

According to the city website, splash pads generally have the water turned on between 9 AM and 9 PM. Splash pads are open every day during the season.

List of Splash Pads in Ottawa

The city has a list of splash pads, but they’ve put the information into a table that isn’t exactly mobile-friendly.

  • Aladdin Park 3939 Albion Road
  • Andrew Hayden (West) 3127 Carling Ave
  • Anisha Park 4355 Kelly Farm Drive
  • Arnott Park (East) 691 Hartman
  • Bandmaster Park (West) 230 Mistral Way  
  • Banner Park (West) 90 Banner
  • Barrington Park (East) 1705 Orleans
  • Beacon Hill North Recreation Centre (East) 2132 Radford
  • Beechcliffe Park (West) 2 Beechcliffe
  • Big Bird Park 936 Lawnsberry drive
  • Billy Bishop Park (West) 1 Bishop Mills Way
  • Blue Willow Park (East) 6011 Longleaf
  • Bluegrass Park (West) 199 Bridgestone
  • Boothfield Park 660 Boothfield st
  • Bordeleau Park (East) 349 Bruyere
  • Bradley Ridge Park (East) 221 Radhika Court 
  • Brewer Park 100 Brewer Way
  • Brookshire Park (West) 1035 Klondike Rd
  • Butterfly Park (East) 711 Long Point Circle
  • Calzavara Family Park 1602 Blohm dr
  • Canterbury Park (East) 2185 Arch Street (NEW)
  • Cardinal Creek Valley (East) 2130 Bergamot Circle 
  • Cardinal Glen Park (East) 11 Dunbarton
  • Cedarcroft Park (East) 1200 Cedarcroft
  • Celebration Park (West) 200 Central Park
  • Centrepointe Park (West) 114 Centrepointe
  • Champagne Park (East) 1861 Markwell
  • Chapel Hill Park (East) 1556 Forest Valley
  • Chapman Mills Park (West) 139 Windhurst
  • Charing Park (West) 37 Chartwell
  • Citiplace Park (West) 285 Citiplace Drive
  • City Centre Park (East) 1800 City Park
  • Claudette Cain Park (East) 660 River Road
  • Crownridge Park (West) 290 Meadowbreeze Drive
  • Cumberland Millenium Sports Park 100 Millenium Blvd
  • Cummings Park (East) 980 Cummings Ave
  • Cyrville Park (East) 1420 Meadowbrook
  • Deer Run Park 272 West Ridge Dribe
  • Delorme Park (East) 6591 Delorme
  • Devonian Park 171 Escarpment cr
  • Diamond Jubilee Park (East) 2810 Findlay Creek Drive
  • Dr. John Hopps Park (East) 300 Den Haag
  • Elmridge Park (East) 1841 Elmridge
  • Emerald Woods Park (East) 3795 Alderwood
  • Eugene Martineau Park 710 Mikinak Road
  • Fairfield Park (East) 49 Appleford
  • Fairlea Park (East) 2989 Fairlea Cres
  • Fallingbrook Park (East) 681 Deancourt
  • Fawn Meadows Park (East) 165 Meandering Brook
  • Fisher Park (West) 250 Holland Ave
  • Fountainhead Place (East) 105 Felicity Cres  (NEW)
  • Four Seasons Park (East) 4386 Spratt
  • Gardenway Park (East) 2001 Gardenway
  • Glebe Memorial Park (West) 75 Glendale
  • Glen Park (East) 1766 Grey Nuns
  • Greenbank Park (West) 895 Greenbank
  • Greenboro Park (East) 1505 Cahill
  • Guiness Park 120 Ramsgrange street
  • Gerald Poulin Park 1899 Du Clairvaux rd
  • Half Moon Bay (West) 3525 Cambrian
  • Harrold Place Park (West) 1 Harrold Place
  • Heatherington Park (East) 1560 Heatherington
  • Henri-Rocque Park 229 Hepatica Way
  • Hiawatha Park (East) 6218 Voyageur
  • Hibiscus Park (West) 990 Cobble Hill  
  • Hintonburg Park (West) 1064 Wellington
  • Huntley Centennial (West) 108 Juanita   
  • Inverness Park 76 Inverness Ave
  • Jasmine Park (East) 2040 Jasmine
  • Joe Jamieson Park (East) 6940 Bilberry
  • Joseph Vezina Park (East) 1070 Summer Days Walk 
  • Kaladar Park (East) 2554 Kaladar
  • Ken Ross Park 600 Longfields dr
  • Kilbirnie Park (West) 665 Kilbirnie Drive
  • Kilreen Park (West) 1250 Southwood
  • Kiwanis Park (East) 395 Levis Avenue
  • Kristina Kiss Park (West) 100 Akerson
  • Laroche Park (West) 52 Bayview
  • Lawson Park (East) 491 Lawson
  • Leslie Park (West) Dayton Crescent
  • Lincoln Heights Park (West) 175 Lincoln Heights
  • Littlerock Park 920 Littlerock Way
  • Loyola Park 956 Loyola Ave
  • Mancini Park 110 Mancini Way
  • Manor Park (East) 100 Braemar
  • Marcel Beriault Park (East) 1691 Sunview
  • McCarthy Park (East) 3320 Paul Anka
  • Meadowbrook Park (East) 1485 Meadowbrook
  • Milstone Park 420 de la Famille-Laporte Ave
  • Montgomery Memorial Park (East) 61 Main
  • Morrison Park (West) 1095 Morrison
  • Mountain Meadows (East) 3740 Mountain Meadow
  • Nault Park (East) 325 St-Denis
  • New Edinburg Park (East) 193 Stanley
  • Nimiq Park 5058 North Bluff Dr
  • North Vineyard Park (East) 6026 Voyageur
  • Ouellette Park (East) 530 Strasbourg
  • Owl Park (East) 185 Owl
  • Palmerston Park (East) 1326 Ogilvie
  • Piazza Dante Park (West) 470 Booth
  • Pioneer Plains Park (West) 1018 Stittsville Main
  • Plouffe Park (West) 930 Somerset
  • Portobello Park (East) 670 Aquaview
  • Primrose Park (West) 179 Primrose Ave 
  • Provence Park (East) 2085 Provence
  • Queensway Park (East) 1580 Telesat
  • Queenswood Heights Centennial Park (East) 1485 Duford  
  • Queenswood Ridge Park (East) 346 Kennedy
  • Regatta Park (West) 150 Pennant
  • Richcraft Recreation Complex – Kanata (West) 4101 Innovation
  • Roy Duncan Park (West) 295 Churchill
  • Roy Park (East) 6210 Meadowglen
  • Russell Boyd Park (East)  1735 St. Bernard
  • Sheffield Glen Park (East) 2320 Southvale
  • Sieveright Park (East) 2999 Sable Ridge
  • Silverbirch Park (East) 6105 Silverbirch
  • Sir Wilfred Laurier Park (East) 288 Chapel
  • St. Ambroise Park 120 Landry St
  • Stanstead Park (East) 861 Stanstead
  • Stonecrest Park (West) 220 Stoneway
  • Stonehenge Park (East) 1434 Ridgebrook
  • Summerhill Park 560 Summerhill st
  • Thornecliffe Park (East) 45 Provender
  • Tierney Park (West) 50 Heritage Glen
  • Trojan Park 901 Trojan Ave
  • Turtle Park (East) 720 White Alder
  • Upcountry Park (West) 310 Upcountry
  • Vista Park (East) 720 Vista Park Drive 
  • Walden Park (West) 130 Walden Drive
  • Walter Baker Park (West) 100 Walter Baker
  • Water Dragon Park (West) 424 Chapman Mills
  • Westcliffe Park (West) 681 Seyton
  • Whitehaven/George C. Brown Park (West) 970 Parkhaven
  • Whiterock Park (East) 1245 Matheson
  • Winterwood Park (East) 1844 Johnston Rd

Wadding Pools in Ottawa

A wadding pool isn’t the same as a swimming pool. Nor is it similar to a Splash Pad. A wadding pool is a shallow artificial pool for children to paddle in. This is great for smaller children and non-swimmers.

There are over 50 Wadding Pools throughout the city of Ottawa. They are typically open from noon – 5, though this does fluctuate from day to day. They are also closed once or twice per week, check Ottawa.ca for the schedules.

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List of Wading pools  in Ottawa

  • Agincourt Park 1269 Albany dr
  • Alda Burt Park 1816 St-Laurent blvd
  • Alexander Park 960 Silver st
  • Alta Vista Park 1309 Randall Ave
  • Alvin Heights Park 352 London Terrace
  • Balena Park 1640 Devon st
  • Bel-Air Park 2149 Berwick Ave
  • Bellevue Manor Park 1520 Caldwell Ave
  • Bingham Park 145 Cathcart st
  • Brantwood Park 39 Onslow Cr
  • Britannia Park 2805 Carling Ave
  • Canterbury Park 2185 Arch st
  • Carleton Heights Park 1665 Apeldoorn Ave
  • Cecil Morrison Park 1332 Ave N
  • Champlain Park 140 Carleton Ave
  • Chaudiere Park 68 Elm St
  • Dutchie’s Hole Park 154 Mann ave
  • Elizabeth Manley Park 1161 Blohm Dr
  • Ev Tremblay Park 108 Beech St
  • Frank J Licari Park 1990 Cochrane st / 1274 Vancouver Ave
  • Frank Ryan Park 950 Alpine Ave
  • Greenboro Park and COmmunity Centre 363 Lorry Greenberg
  • Hampton Park 645 Parkview rd
  • Hawthorne Park 2139 Tawney Rd
  • Heron Park 999 Herron Rd
  • Iona Park 223 Iona St
  • Jules Morin Park 400 Clarence st
  • Kingsmere Park 2074 Benjamin ave
  • Kiwanis Park 395 Levis Ave
  • Lion’s Park 294 Elmgrove ave
  • Lisa Park 6 Lisa Ave
  • Marlene Catterall Park 2955 Michele Dr
  • McKellar Park 539 Wavell Ave
  • McNabb Park 435 Bronson Ave
  • Meadowvale Terrace Park 1205 Trenton Ave
  • Optimiste Park 43 Ste Cecile st
  • Overbrook Park 33 Quill st
  • Owl Park 215 Owl Dr
  • Parkdale Park 366 Parkdale ave
  • Parkway Park 2095 Kingsley rd
  • Pauline Vanier Park 1015 Harkness ave
  • R. George Pushman Park 1270 Pebble Rd
  • Raven Park 1500 Larose ave
  • Reid Park 40 Reid Ave
  • Rideauview Park 960 Eiffel Ave
  • Ruth Wildgen Park 1099 Grenon Ave
  • Sandy Hill Park and Community Centre 250 Somerset st
  • St Laurent Complex / Don Gamble Community Centre 525 Cote st
  • St Luke’s Park 166 Frank st
  • St Paul’s Park 469 Donald st
  • Strathcona Park 25 Range Rd
  • Sylvia Holden Park 641 O’Connor st
  • Westboro Kiwania 411 Dovercourt
  • Weston Park 955 Pleasant Park rd
  • Windsor Park 1B Windsor Ave
  • Woodroffe Park 180 Lockhard ave

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