Public Swimming

Select pools are open for recreational swims and reduced lesson options.

Regular swim admission policies apply and additional requirements must be met to attend a pay-as-you-go recreational swim. Visit our Programs FAQs page for details.

Please check your confirmation details carefully, including the location you have selected.

How do I pre-book a swim?

Swims can be pre-booked up to one-week in advance at active.oakville.ca. Spaces for sessions are very limited to comply with safety guidelines and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Scanning membership cards is not required at this time. Admission must be pre-paid online. In-person drop-ins, cash payments and complimentary passes are not accepted at this time.

Details about PINs for online bookings and registration, withdrawals, etc. can be found on the Registration Information page. If you need additional support or alternative registration options, please call 905-815-2000 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Please note: Complimentary passes, Valentine’s Day tickets (although their expiry date has been extended), etc. will not be accepted at this time.

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Single admission for leisure and length swims

  • $4 for seniors and youth
  • $5 for adults
  • $15 for up to five (5) people in your immediate social circle (Family Swims are offered at Bronte and Brookdale pools only)

Admission must be pre-paid online. To help manage capacity restrictions, in-person drop-ins, cash payments and complimentary passes are not accepted at this time.

Memberships

We are offering a special one-month rate in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Memberships can be purchased by credit card by contacting a Support Services team member at 905-815-2000, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Arrangements will be made for individuals who require support for other payment methods.

At this time, memberships are only available on a monthly basis and can be renewed two weeks prior to their expiry.

General Activity

Fees:

  • $20.19 + tax for adults
  • $16.15 + tax for youth and seniors

Includes:

  • Recreational swims
  • Recreational skates
  • Drop-in sports
  • Walking tracks

Fitness

Fees:

  • $36.74 + tax for adults
  • $29.39 + tax for seniors
  • $23.88 + tax for students

Includes:

  • Fitness centre access
  • Fitness classes
  • Courts
  • Recreational swims
  • Recreational skates
  • Drop-in sports
  • Walking tracks

Full Fitness

Fees:

  • $44.08 + tax for adults
  • $35.27 + tax for seniors
  • $28.65 + tax for students

Includes:

  • Fitness centre access
  • Fitness classes
  • Courts
  • Recreational swims and Waterfit
  • Recreational skates
  • Drop-in sports
  • Walking tracks
  • Shinny hockey, and
  • Rock climbing

All public swims are subject to admission rules and capacity restrictions.

Please note: Private lessons are NOT allowed during recreational swim times. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Our Swim Admission Policy Standards

Swimmers must meet the requirements of the following admission standards to be granted entrance into any pool.

Stop! Ages 0-6

  • Children age 6 and under may not enter the swimming pool unless they are accompanied by a guardian 14 years of age or older.
  • The guardian is responsible for their direct supervision and must be in the water and able to assist immediately.
  • Two children per guardian (ages 14+) or up to four children per guardian if all children wear life-jackets.

Caution. Ages 7-9

  • Children age 7 to 9 who are non-swimmers must be accompanied by a guardian 14 years of age or older.
  • The guardian is responsible for their direct supervision and must be in the water and able to assist immediately.
  • Two children (non-swimmers) per guardian (ages 14+) or up to four children (non-swimmers) per guardian if all children wear life-jackets.

Children age 7 to 9 who can successfully pass the facility swim test may enter the pool unsupervised. Swimming with a buddy is strongly recommended.

OK! Ages 10+

Children age 10 years or older may enter the pool area unsupervised. Swimming with a buddy is strongly recommended.

Swim testing

To successfully pass the Facility Swim Test, individuals must demonstrate comfort in the water and be able to swim on their front for a minimum of two widths of the pool continuously in shallow water.


Pool admittance policy

  • Any parents/guardians on the pool deck as spectators pay the regular admission fee due to lifeguard ratio requirements, whether they swim or not.
  • Parents/guardians in the pool gallery as spectators are not part of swim ratio and do not have to pay.

Water slide admittance policy

  • Riders at Iroquois Ridge Pool must be a minimum height of 107 cm (also recommended that riders can swim the width of the pool).
  • Riders at Glen Abbey Pool must be a minimum height of 107 cm and able to pass the Facility Swim Test.

Medical conditions

Individuals with seizure disorders or other serious medical conditions should be accompanied by an individual knowledgeable of their condition and responsible who can provide immediate assistance if needed.

Children that pass the Facility Swim Test can swim on their own.


Healthy swim etiquette

To ensure our facilities are kept clean and operate efficiently, all participants are required to:

  • Take a complete and cleansing shower (while clothed in the swim attire that will be worn inside the pool area).
  • Wear appropriate swimming attire or clothing that is different from the clothing worn to the facility.
    • Clothing should be light weight fabric and free from rips/tears, rivets, dangling strings, denim and zippers.
    • Bottoms must cover the buttocks area and must not be see-through.
    • Bring clean flip flops or sandals to wear on the pool deck. Street shoes are not permitted on the pool deck.
  • Refrain from using the pool when ill, or if they have experienced diarrhea in the past week.
  • Prevent pool fouling! Please refrain from feeding children or eating large meals before swimming. All swimmers are encouraged to visit the washroom before entering the pool.
  • Ensure children who are not toilet trained wear swim diapers made for swimming. These are available for purchase at the customer service desk.
  • Dress in suitable bathing or clean outdoor attire and pay the posted admission fee before entering the pool deck area.
  • Bring your reusable drinking containers! Only water in plastic bottles are permitted on the pool deck.
  • Ensure children are never left unattended.

Please note also:

  • Strollers are not permitted on our sanitized decks, except for the Outdoor Pool decks.
  • Anyone under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs will not be allowed into the facility and consumption of these substances is not permitted on the pool deck or in the facility.

The Recreation and Culture department strives to make our programs and services accessible and inclusive to all members of our community including those with intellectual or physical disabilities; attention and behaviour difficulties; vision and hearing impairments; learning disabilities; allergies and medical conditions.

For more information, visit our Inclusion and Support Services page.

Admission for support persons

Persons requiring that a support person accompanies them in order to participate in Recreation and Culture drop-in programs can apply for an Express Pass. Express Passes are provided at no-charge, provide free entry for the support person and streamlines the program check-in experience.

For more information, please speak to a Customer Service Representative at your local recreation and culture facility.

Medical conditions

Individuals with seizure disorders or other serious medical conditions should be accompanied by an individual knowledgeable of their condition and responsible who can provide immediate assistance if needed.

Fall and winter drop-in swim schedules

Capacity restrictions and admission requirements apply.

Schedules are subject to change without notice. Facilities are closed for statutory holidays. Visit active.oakville.ca for the most up-to-date schedules or call the facility directly.

Glen Abbey Pool – currently closed for scheduled mainentance and repairs

Iroquois Ridge indoor pool – September 8 to December 31, 2020

SERVICE DISRUPTION: The leisure pool at Iroquois Ridge pool is closed for scheduled maintenance. All recreational swims and lessons will take place in the lap pool.

Lengths

Monday:

  • 7:45-8:30 a.m.
    (begins Oct. 20)
  • 9:15-10 p.m.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:

  • 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • 12:30 -1:15 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday:

  • 12:15-1 p.m.
  • 1:15-2 p.m.

Friday and Sunday:

  • 8:15-9 a.m.
    (begins Sept. 18)

Saturday:

  • Noon-12:45 p.m.
    (4 lanes, begins Oct. 17)
  • 1-1:45 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday:

  • 12:30-2 p.m.

Sunday:

  • 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
    (4 lanes, begins Oct. 18)
  • 12:30-1:15 p.m.

Leisure

Monday:

  • 7:15-8:45 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday:

  • 10:15-11:45 a.m.

Friday and Sunday:

  • 1:30-3 p.m.

Saturday:

  • 2-3:30 p.m.

Aqua Pilates

Wednesday:

  • 10:15-11:15 a.m.

Waterfit

Tuesday and Thursday:

  • 9-10 a.m.

Oakville Trafalgar Pool – coming soon!

We look forward to welcoming you to Oakville's newest community centre in fall 2020.

QEPCCC Pool – September 8 to December 31, 2020

The water temperature at QEPCCC pool has returned to 88 degrees Fahrenheit.

Lengths

Monday:

  • 8:15-9 p.m.
  • 9:15-10 p.m.

Monday to Wednesday:

  • 1-1:45 p.m.

Monday to Friday:

  • Noon-12:45 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday:

  • 6-6:45 a.m.
  • 7-7:45 a.m.

Wednesday:

  • 9-9:45 p.m.

Saturday:

  • 1:15-2 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday:

  • 12:15-1 p.m.

Leisure

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday:

  • 8:45-10:15 a.m.

Wednesday:

  • 7:15-8:45 p.m.

Thursday and Friday:

  • 1-2:30 p.m.

Friday:

  • 6:45-8:15 p.m.

Saturday:

  • 10:15-11:45 a.m.

Sunday:

  • 1:15-2:45 p.m.

Gentle Waterfit

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday:

  • 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Friday:

  • 9:15-10:15 a.m.

Healing Waters

Friday:

  • 8-9 a.m.

Waterfit

Tuesday and Thursday:

  • 7-8 p.m.

Water Walking

Friday:

  • 8-9 a.m.

White Oaks Pool – closed until 2021

Admission standards and activity capacities apply.
Schedule subject to change.
Visit active.oakville.ca for more information.

This information was updated on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:18 PM

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Drop-ins are not allowed at this time and payment must be made at time of booking. Check out our Programs FAQs for more information.

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