Recreational water facilities

Public health inspectors routinely inspect recreational water facilities and follow up on complaints from the public.

Recreational water facilities can be used for exercise, relaxation, pleasure, or therapy. They include:

What is our role?

Public health inspectors inspect recreational water facilities to help prevent and reduce waterborne illness and injury related to recreational water use.

Safe Water is one of the mandatory programs under the Ontario Public Health Standards (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care). Public health units must deliver this program.

Owners and operators of recreational water facilities, that are open to the public, must comply with the regulations and operating standards to protect the health and safety of bathers.

Check Before You Go! Inspection and enforcement information

For inspection and enforcement information, visit Check Before You Go! or contact us at  705.522.9200, ext. 464 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200). Check Before You Go! has information about required and follow-up inspections, complaints, infractions, convictions, as well as orders imposed by Public Health Sudbury & Districts.

You can find information related to:


Public health inspectors follow up on complaints from the public.

To make a complaint (2 options):

For more information, please contact us at 705.522.9200, ext. 464 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200).

This item was last modified on July 16, 2018