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City celebrates opening of new Birge Pool

HAMILTON, ON – August 23, 2016 – On August 25, the media and general public are invited to join Councillor Matthew Green as he officially opens the new Birge pool in Ward 3.

The official opening will begin at 12 noon with a ribbon cutting ceremony and words of welcome from Councillor Green. Following the official opening, residents are welcome to enjoy a free swim in the new fully accessible pool facility, which features a beach walk in, pool spray features, and new change rooms. There will also be a free BBQ beginning at 11:30 am and free onsite Supie beginning at 1 pm.

“I want to acknowledge the patience and understanding of neighbours in our community throughout the delays in the construction process. We now have a great pool at Birge Park that will provide even better recreational opportunities for families in our neighbourhood,” says Councillor Green.


Ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the new Birge pool


39 Birge Street, Hamilton


August 25, 2016 from 11:30 am to 3 pm

  • Official Birge Pool opening – 12 to 3 pm
  • Free BBQ – 11:30 am to 3 pm
  • Opening ceremonies – 12 noon to 1 pm
  • Free kids activities with Supie and free swim – 1 to 3 pm