Public Boat Launches Remain Open

Posted on Wednesday April 22, 2020

The Municipality of Mississippi Mills is taking action to protect the health and wellbeing of the public. We are adhering and enforcing provincial emergency orders while also understanding the importance of physical activity for mental and physical health.  As such, municipal boat launches will remain open to the public. Emergency orders prohibiting the gathering of more than 5 and physical distancing are still in place and will be monitored by municipal by-law enforcement officers.

Premier Ford provided clarity that fishing is still permitted but reminds that individuals must adhere to relevant emergency orders.

Should you wish to launch a boat at one of the public launch sites please be aware of high spring water levels and faster moving water. Please use extreme caution near waterways. Also, all boaters must have proper licensing and adhere to boat safety laws.

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic we ask that individuals take precautions, follow safety guidelines and adhere to emergency orders to limit unnecessary exposure to our first responders.  

The following public boat launches are open:

  • Appleton Bay Park
  • Metcalfe Geo Heritage Park
  • Riverfront Estates (park by the water)
  • 5 Span Park (Pakenham)