Following a brief closure, the local "watering hole" in Cresent Park has re-opened. 

Monday afternoon, the City of Moose Jaw Parks and Rec Department were forced to announce a short shutdown of the facility due to water clarity issues. 

City manager Jim Puffalt explained that there was a mechanical failure of the filtering units.

"Clarity of the water wasn't good enough to be open, we believed, so we shut it down, let the filter do its work, and we're ready to go again."

Puffalt went on to say, during the heatwave, he's pleased to have other options available for Moose Javians. 

"Along with having a couple of pools and a bunch of spray parks, there (are) good opportunities for people in the summer, when it's nice and hot to use city facilities. We're glad that we're able to not (just) have one single pool."

Tuesday, the Phyllis Dewar Outdoor Pool invited swimmers back to participate in regular programming

All outdoor spray parks and the outdoor pool - often referred to as the "Natatorium", are expected to remain open through the Labour Day long weekend. 

 

 

More Local News

Test positivity rate and new COVID cases decrease

In the province's recently released COVID-19 weekly update, test positivity rates and new COVID case numbers have both fallen compared to last week. The new test positivity rate is 6.5%, compared to…

City of Moose Jaw releases Summer Recreation Guide

The 2022 Summer Recreation Guide has been released by the City of Moose Jaw. The Recreation Guide includes information on the following: Summer Kinsmen Sportsplex and Phyllis Dewar Outdoor Pool Swim…

POLL: What should be done with the Natatorium?

With plans on replacing the Phyllis Dewar outdoor pool, the City of Moose Jaw will be decommissioning the Natatorium in the near future. The Depression Era building used to be the hub of the city as…

Meili stepping down as MLA

NDP Opposition leader Ryan Meili has announced Thursday that he will be stepping down as the MLA for Saskatoon Meewasin as of July 1. Meili, a native of Moose Jaw, was first elected to the Saskatoon…

DiscoverMooseJaw.com is Moose Jaw's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login