Your guide to Appleby Line summer fun

Looking for some summer fun for yourself or your kids near Appleby Line?

The City of Burlington’s Summer Live & Play Guide will be available online and in print starting today. The guide includes information about summer swimming lessons, summer camps and a listing of the city’s splash pads and outdoor parks.

Registration for the recreation, fitness, sports and culture programs listed in the guide opens on Saturday, May 14 for adults 19+. Registration for all other programs starts at 11 a.m. “We wait all year long for our great summer weather and now is the time to get out and play,” said Chris Glenn, director of parks and recreation.

“The city and its partners have something for everyone with programs and events ranging from swimming lessons and splash pads to camps, concerts in the park, bocce ball and so much more, all offered at multiple locations around Burlington.”

Mountainside Recreation Centre is featured on the cover of the summer guide. Recently renovated, this facility features a 50-meter outdoor pool with a one metre diving board, a double loop waterslide, shade structures, and a splash park, set to open on June 18. The park area of Mountainside features two playgrounds, a skateboard park, a basketball court and nature trails. A virtual tour of Mountainside Recreation Centre and park is available online.

The Summer Live & Play Guide is the City of Burlington’s guide to recreation, sport and culture programs and events offered throughout the city. The online Live & Play Guide allows residents to view available activities and register for programs directly. The online guide is mobile-friendly and allows pages to be easily searched and shared through email and social media.

Hard copies of the guide, printed on recyclable paper identified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) logo, are available at City Hall, 426 Brant St., Burlington Public Library branches or any city recreation centre. For details on how to register for summer programs and events, see page three in the guide or visit

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