OSHAWA – Residents are invited to swim for free at the City’s outdoor pools (Rotary Pool, 254 Centre St. S. and Camp Samac Pool 275 Conlin Rd. E.) on Monday, August 6 in celebration of McLaughlin Day.
Indoor pools at Legends Centre and South Oshawa Community Centre will also offer public swims on August 6. Fees still apply for the indoor pools. Visit www.oshawa.ca/swim for complete leisure swim schedules and additional details.
Residents can also visit any of Oshawa’s nine neighbourhood splash pad locations to stay cool. For more information on splash pad locations, visit www.oshawa.ca/splashpads.
Known provincially as the Civic holiday, on Monday, August 6 the City of Oshawa observes McLaughlin Day, celebrating Colonel R.S. McLaughlin and his love for Oshawa. The City of Oshawa first celebrated McLaughlin Day in 1983 to honour the late Colonel RS. McLaughlin, an industrial pioneer in the Canadian automotive industry; who contributed greatly and generously to the quality of life of the citizens of Oshawa, in medical care facilities, recreation, literature, culture, science and education.