Please note: Due to maintenance requirements, the opening of Lions Pool for pre-season swimming will be delayed until June 22. Please visit Brookdale Pool, located at 1215 Bridge Road, for pre-season swimming from May 27 to June 21. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Also, Glen Abbey pool will be closed for maintenance May 13- July 1.
Daytime rentals including one-hour fun swims, swim tests or structured swim lessons are available for schools.
Birthday party packages vary per location. Please call individual pools for more information.
Swimming lessons and programs
Town pools offer swimming lessons for all ages, abilities and levels. Lessons are available throughout the year.
Click on a link above for more information about the Learn to Swim program, leadership courses and recertifications; browse the Parks, Recreation and Culture program guide; or visit iris, the online registration system.
45th Annual Synchronized Swimming Recital
Join us May 22 and 23, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. for "That Synching Feeling." Participants in the synchronized swimming programs, including the Adult Beginner class, will perform 12 routines! Tickets are $10 each (cash only) at Centennial Pool.
Healing Waters is a non-instructional time for those who require space and time in the water to work through prescribed exercises in our 88 degree water. Bring a personal therapist (both therapist and client are required to pay admission) or work independently. A qualified lifeguard is on duty and specialty equipment is available for your use. This swim is offered at QEPCCC Fridays 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and at Glen Abbey Community Centre Tuesdays 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
Sync and Swim Camp
Sync and Swim Camp (ages 8-12) at Centennial Pool is a new program with a camp atmosphere for girls who would like to learn all about synchronized swimming and the various elements of the sport. This program is great for anyone who wants to take swimming to a different level and learn new skills. Must be able to swim 50 metres.
Employment in aquatics
The town hires various staff, such as aquatic instructors and lifeguards, for summer programs, part-time day, evening and weekend hours. Please click on a position below to view detailed job descriptions and requirements.
For more information about current opportunities, application deadlines, etc. please visit the employment page.
Aquatic Fitness Instructor (pdf, 19 kB)
Assistant Instructor (pdf, 24 kB)
Assistant Life Guard (pdf, 22 kB)
Cashier - Aquatics (pdf, 21 kB)
Clerical Support - Aquatics (pdf, 14 kB)
Head Instructor - Aquatics (pdf, 21 kB)
Instructor - Specialized Instructor Junior Aquatics (pdf, 21 kB)
Lifeguard (pdf, 21 kB)
Maintenance Handyperson - Aquatics (pdf, 21 kB)
Maintenance Labourer - Aquatics (pdf, 20 kB)
Master Instructor - Aquatics (pdf, 22 kB)
Master Instructor - Leadership (pdf, 23 kB)