Mississippi Mills is surrounded by many beautiful bodies of water offering access for swimming, boating and fishing.  On a hot summer day why not head to the beach for a refreshing swim.  

Mississippi Mills residents can enjoy year round public swims, swim programs and lessons at the Carleton Place Aquatic Centre located at 359 Bridge Street, Carleton Place. Mississippi Mills residents qualify for resident rates.


PoolThe Carleton Place Water Dragons (CPWD) swim club is a volunteer run, not for profit organization offering programs for swimmers of all ages and abilities. Those interested in non-competitive swimming, competitive swimming, or those interested in swimming as cross training will enjoy the Water Dragons program. Schedule a complimentary evaluation with the Head Coach to determine which of the CPWD programs is the best for you or your child’s/youth’s skill level. Contact the CPWD Registrar via EMAIL.


Check the Leeds, Grenville, and Lanark District Health Unit to find out weekly water conditions for beaches in the region.

For more information email Recreation & Culture Department or call (613) 256-1077.

Almonte Beach
Almonte Beach

Location:

195 Water Street, Almonte near the North Lanark Agricultural Society Fair Grounds & Agricultural Hall

Lifeguards on duty:

Monday July 6 to Wednesday August 26, 2020. 7 days per week from Noon – 5 pm

Amenities:

  • Beach
  • Shade structures
  • Washrooms
  • Boat launch
Pakenham Beach
Pakenham Beach

Location:

106 Margaret Street, Pakenham near the Fred Millar Park behind the Stewart Community Centre.

Lifeguards on duty:

Monday July 6 to Wednesday August 26, 2020, Monday and Wednesday ONLY from Noon - 5 pm

Amenities:

  • Beach
  • Shade trees
  • Washrooms