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Outdoor Pools

Boy swimming in pool

Pools may close up to 45 minutes early in August due to light conditions.

Lincoln Park Pool - Closed for the Season

Leisure Swimming- Small Pool

 

Free admission

63 Chetwood St.

905.684.2566

Lincoln Park Pool Map

  • Pool capacity: 128 patrons, includes pool and deck
  • Male and female washrooms
  • Playground equipment
  • On transit route

 

Please note: the small pool is intended for participants that are 10 years old and under. The lifeguarding staff may use their discretion to allow participants over the age of 10 into the pool. If at any time the safety or enjoyment of other guests is in question due to their actions, participants will be asked to leave of the pool immediately.

Lion Dunc Schooley Pool* - Closed for the Season

32 Seymour Ave.

905.641.8009

Lion Dunc Schooley Pool Map

  • Large pool capacity: 165 patrons, includes pool and deck
  • Small pool capacity: 128 patrons, includes pool and deck
  • Male, female, and family change rooms
  • Accessible parking spaces
  • On transit route
  • Playground equipment
  • Tennis courts

 

Please note: the small pool is intended for participants that are 10 years old and under. The lifeguarding staff may use their discretion to allow participants over the age of 10 into the pool. If at any time the safety or enjoyment of other guests is in question due to their actions, participants will be asked to leave of the pool immediately.

Port Dalhousie Pool* - Closed for the season

205 Main St.
905.935.8755

Port Dalhousie Pool Map

  • Large pool capacity: 165 patrons, includes pool and deck
  • Small pool capacity: 128 patrons, includes pool and deck
  • Diving board
  • Starting blocks
  • Male and female change rooms
  • Accessible parking spaces
  • On transit route
  • Playground equipment
  • Tennis courts 

Please note: the small pool is intended for participants that are 10 years old and under. The lifeguarding staff may use their discretion to allow participants over the age of 10 into the pool. If at any time the safety or enjoyment of other guests is in question due to their actions, participants will be asked to leave of the pool immediately.

Rates & Fees

 Leisure Swim and Activity Entry Fees

  Children (3-14yrs)

Youth
(15-18 yrs) 

Seniors (60+) Adults (19+) Family
Outdoor Large Pool $2.50 $2.80 $3 $4 $10.50
Outdoor Small Pool FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE

Summer Outdoor Pool Swim Pass

Vaild July 1 - September 4, 2017

$30.65 $40 $34.95 $52.50 $129.55
  • Clip cards and passes may be purchased at the St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre and the Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre.
  • Adults may use their clip card or pass for Leisure Swims and Aquatic Activity Swims.

  • Children/Youth may use their clip card or pass for Leisure Swims and Any Age Lengths.

  • Family Pass gain families entry into Leisure Swims and Aquatic Activity Swims (adults). Family passes and Family Clip Cards may be used for your immediate family living in the same household.

  • All passes and clip cards must be submitted before entry to the pool is permitted.

  • Lost swim pass replacement fee $6.15 (available with proof of payment). Lost clip cards are not replaced.

  • Programs may end 5 minutes early to accommodate a transition to the next program.

Admission Requirements

Admittance and Supervision Requirements for Children

To assist us in ensuring your children have a safe and enjoyable swimming experience, the City of St. Catharines has implemented a wristband procedure. This system allows us to identify children at risk and ensure adequate supervision when in the pool area. All children 10 years of age and under will be given an identifying wristband by the facility staff. Any guest, regardless of age, may be required to complete the facility swim test in order to swim in the deep area of the pool. All children, 10 years of age and under, will be required to complete the facility swim test in order to swim in the deep area of the pool.

 

Age Admission Requirements Supervision Requirement Child:Caregiver Wrist Band Additional Information
6 yrs & under  Always accompanied*  2:1  Orange/Red

If a child does not pass facility swim test, a RED wristband is worn (in addition to ORANGE)

Child must remain in the shallow end of the pool.

Orange/Green

If child passes the facility swim test, a GREEN wristband is worn (in addition to ORANGE).

Child is permitted into the deep end.

7-10 yrs 

Always accompanied*

OR

4:1  Orange/Red

If child does not pass facility swim test, a RED wristband is worn (in addition to ORANGE)

Child must remain in the shallow end of the pool.

Pass Facility Swim Test Green

If child passes the facility swim test, the orange wristband is removed and replaced with a GREEN wristband.

Child may be admitted unaccompanied.

11 yrs + No supervision required    

At the lifeguard's discretion you may be asked to complete a swim test in order to swim in deep water.

 

* Always Accompanied: Must be accompanied at all times in the water and within arms reach by a parent, guardian or designate (caregiver) who is at least 14 years of age.

Admittance Requirements for Day Camps & Groups

Arrangements for your group should be made with the Recreation Coordinator at 905.688.5601 ext. 1958 in advance of your arrival. The group caregiver(s) are entirely responsible for their group while in the facility and must effectively supervise the group at all times. Admittance and Supervision Requirements must be met.

Serious Medical Conditions

Those with serious medical conditions should be accompanied by an individual knowledgeable of their condition and responsible for their direct supervision. Your medical doctor should be consulted before swimming. To help ensure the maximum safety of all our patrons, we ask that those with serious medical conditions please report to the lifeguarding staff before entering the pool.

 Facility Swim Test

Large Outdoor Pool

Swim 20m of the pool in a recognized front crawl without feet touching the bottom at any time.

Small Outdoor Pool

Front float, face submerged (five seconds) and return to standing position unassisted.

 Leisure Swimming Descriptions

Leisure Swim

Leisure swims are open to everyone, whether you are an advanced swimmer or if you're still wearing your arm floats. No pressure to perform or swim fast - everyone is welcome to drift lazily and enjoy a comfortable swim. These swims are an ideal time for people of all ages to play in an aquatic setting.

 Aquatic Activity Descriptions

Any Age Lengths

Everyone welcome, at least one lane open for lengths swimming. To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone, please check how pool lanes are divided and/or designated to other activities. Observe the pace of swimmers before jumping in to find the lane that best suits your pace. See a lifeguard if you require assistance.

 

 

 

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