Swimming

COVID-19 Update

For more information visit COVID-19 Updates and frequently asked questions.

Before you go, you should know...

  • Bring a bathing suit, towel and goggles if needed.
  • Long hair should be tied back.
  • Street shoes are not permitted on the pool deck. If you would like shoes, they must be indoor sandals or water shoes.
  • Lockers are available for use; belongings cannot be left in the change cubicles.
  • Do not eat large meals before you come swimming, try a light snack instead.
  • Swimming lessons are designed to work on personal improvement and becoming water safe. Badges are not the only indicator of success, it takes time to learn to swim and achieve goals.

Why participate?

  • Knowing how to swim is a life skill.
  • Health Canada considers swimming to be one of the key physical skills.
  • Swimming is a complete physical activity that engages all muscle groups and helps develop strong bodies, good posture, endurance, and flexibility.
  • There is a low risk of injury when swimming as there is minimal stress on bones and joints.
  • Swimming helps improve brain function, circulation, and respiration.
  • Swimming is a stress reducer, that has a feel-good effect on the mind and body.
  • Swimming is a skills that can save lives - your own and others if in a distress situation.
  • Swimming is a fun recreational activity that individuals and families alike can enjoy.

Recreation Inclusion Support Program

Specialty Courses

Spring Diving, Adult Learn to Swim, Female Only Learn to Swim

Lifesaving & Leadership