Leisure Swim Descriptions

Fun Swim


Open to all ages and swimmer abilities. Swimmers may use pool toys and lifejackets in the shallow end and may be provided upon request and at the discretion of the Aquatic staff. The slide and various water featuires are operational during this swim.

Lane Swim


Open to swimmers 13 years of age and above who are interest in swimming lengths. One lane may be dedicated for therapeutic movement activiteis. Lanes are adjusted to ability level of swimmers. Limited lanes available at Legends Centre and South Oshawa Community Centre.

Public Swim


Open to all ages and swimmer types. Swimmers may use pool toys and lifejackets in the shallow end.

Family Swim


For children and their parent(s) or guardian(s). Active in-water supervision is required. (Lifeguards cannot watch swim tests during family swims at any pool.)

Female Only Swim


For females who want to swim in a private setting. Windows will have blinds for privacy.

Lazy River Therapy


A swim for patrons to use the lazy river for therapeutic purposes. The lazy river is open only to swimmers 13 years of age and older.

Parent & Tot Swim


For children 6 years of age or younger and their parent(s) or guardian(s) at Centennial Pool (location at the Civic Recreation Complex). Active in-water supervision is required.

Special Needs Swim


For swimmers with disabilities who would like to swim for leisure or fitness. Family members of swimmers with disabilities are welcome. Swimmers who need help may bring a personal support worker at no additional cost.