Aquatics

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The Town of Oakville has five indoor pools that are open year-round and five outdoor pools that are open from June until the beginning of September.

Please note: White Oaks Pool will be closed for renovations starting June 2, with an anticipated reopening in October 2014. Please visit the White Oaks Pool page for details and use the links provided for more information about programs and recreational swimming offered at other locations.

Pool rentals

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.

Drop-in programs

Need flexible class times or extra practice? Check the Drop-in Programs page for pay-as-you-go aquatics programs including Youth 101 and 201, Adult 101-301, and Family Swim to Survive classes.

Healing Waters

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. Please see the recreational swim schedule for times and dates.

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)

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