POSTED 06.22.18


Places to Swim Near Rockwell


If you’re looking for somewhere to soak up the sun and take a dip on a hot summer day at some of Rockwood’s most amazing conservation areas and quarries, your Rockwell Estates community is close to amazing outdoor settings and facilities to swim.

The Elora Gorge and Quarry

The Elora Quarry offers a beautiful swimming nook surrounded by two-acres of magnificent and picturesque limestone walls. This is the perfect spot to lay down on the sand and soak in the sun’s rays on the sand or play a game of catch along the waters shore. Not only can you take a dip in the beautiful quarry, at the Elora Gorge you get a chance to water raft down the river! Not only is tubing down winding ravine a hear racing activity if you’re more the adventurous type, you get to see all the wonders and beauties this natural setting has to offer.

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Rockwood Conservation Area

Hit the beach on a hot, hazy summer days at Rockwood Conservation Area located just moments away from your Rockwell Estates community. Not only is this natural setting every nature lovers dream come true, they offer a clean and welcoming beach if you’re looking to take a dip or simply relax and have a picnic in the sun.

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Guelph Lake Conservation Area

The Guelph Lake Conservation area doesn’t just offer a stunning spot to cool off on a hot summer day, it gives you plenty of space to sail, canoe and kayak. With two large sandy beaches, the Main Beach and the Island Beach, you have the opportunity be a child again build a sandcastle with your family while hearing the waves crash against the shore.

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West End Community Centre

Rainy days don’t mean having to be cooped up in your home! If you and the family are looking for a spot to swim to beat the rainy-day blues, The West End Community Centre offers a range of aquatic facilities for an amazing indoor swimming experience. They offer three individual pools that cater to different swimming needs. If you’re looking to get some exercise in, their 25-metre lap pool with 4 lanes offers a spacious spot to practice your front crawl and back stroke. The third pool is a leisure pool that’s perfect for your little ones. It comes equipped with a large water slide, water umbrellas and bubble bench and an entry way with large wide steps for easy access. So, whether you’re looking to swim laps in their 25 meter lap pool or splash around and take an exhilarating ride down their water slide, this aquatic centre has something for everyone.

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No matter if it’s a hot sunny summer day or cloudy, rainy morning, your Rockwell Estates community is near amazing outdoor swimming conservation areas and indoor facilities where you are guaranteed to have an incredible day.