Health Requirements & Inspections

Public Swimming Pool & Spa Inspections & Guidelines

Health Inspections

Public Health Services inspects all indoor year-round public swimming pools and public spas (hot tubs):

  • before the pool or spa opens for use
  • at least four times per year

Public Health Services inspects all outdoor seasonal public swimming pools and public spas (hot tubs):

  • before the pool or spa opens for use
  • at least two times per year

Public health inspectors check for compliance with the Public Pools Regulation 

Other Resources

Contact Public Health Services by phone at 905-546-2189 or email [email protected] if you have questions about:

  • the operation of your public pool or spa
  • scheduling a pre-opening inspection
  • understanding your responsibilities as an owner or operator of a public swimming pool or spa