Public Spas, Pools and Hot Tubs

Girl (3-5) standing in swimming pool, wearing goggles and holding nose



Public health inspectors inspect and assess public pools, public spas and public wading pools/splash pads.  Public pools are regulated under Ontario Regulation 564/90, Public Pools Regulation. Public spas are regulated under Ontario Regulation 428/05, Public Spas Regulation. Wading pools/splash pads are not regulated in the province of Ontario.


Swimming pool operator's manual

Spas operator's manual

Ontario Regulation 564/90 Public Pools

Ontario Regulation 428/05 Public Spas

Operating procedures for non-regulated recreational water facilities guidance document

North Bay

345 Oak Street West

Parry Sound

70 Joseph Street Unit #302

Burk's Falls

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)