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Construction Map Public Notices

St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

Leisure Pool and Lane Pool

425 Carlton Street
(corner of Carlton and Niagara streets)

Highlights & Features

Swimming in leisure poolThe St.Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre features a double pool accomodating the needs of aquatic participants of all ages and abilities.

A 25-metre, eight lane pool, rectangular pool accommodates lane swimming, recreational swimming and lessons for intermediate to advanced swimmers.

An irregular-shaped leisure pool with spray features and water temperatured to 90 degrees F accommodates the needs of older adults, children and family recreational activity, therapeutic classes and lessons for adults, children and infants. 

  • Leisure PoolBarrier Free access for persons with disabilities, including ramp entry to pools, water wheel chairs, changeroom accessibilty lifts and accessible change tables
  • On-deck and off-deck viewing for parents and guardians
  • Male, female, and family change rooms
  • Community rooms for rentals and programming space
  • A 7,000 square foot branch of the St.Catharines Public Library
  • Silver certification under the Leadership in Energy and Envrionmental Design (LEED) rating system
  • Free Wi-Fi

Programming

From learning to swim to Aquafit, the St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre hosts a variety of swimming programs for all ages and skills. Check out ePlay to see what programming is available.

 

Hours of Operation and Schedule

Leisure Swim and Aquatic Activities

Leisure Swimming - Lane Pool

Monday: 11 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 1 - 2 p.m.; 3 - 6 p.m. and 8 - 9 p.m.
Wednesday: 1 - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 1 - 2 p.m.; 3 - 6 p.m. and 8 - 9 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. - noon; 1 - 4 p.m. and 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: noon - 3 p.m and 4 - 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 2 - 3 p.m.; 4 - 5 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.

Leisure Swimming - Leisure Pool

Monday: 1 - 3 p.m. and 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 1 - 3 p.m.; 4 - 6 p.m. and 7 - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. - noon; 1 - 3 p.m. and 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 1 - 3 p.m. and 4 - 6 p.m.
Friday: 1 - 3 p.m.; 4 - 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 1 - 3 p.m. and 4 - 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 9 - 11 a.m.; 2 - 3 p.m.; 4 - 5 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.

Toddler Time - Leisure Pool

Saturday and Sunday: 7:30 - 9 a.m.

Lengths (any age) - Lane Pool

Monday: 5:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 5:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.

Deep Water Walking - Lane Pool

Monday and Friday: 8 - 9 a.m. and noon - 1 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 8 - 9 a.m.; noon - 1 p.m. and 2 - 3 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 - 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Deep Water Walking - Leisure Pool

Monday and Friday: 11 a.m. - noon

Soak and Stretch  Leisure Pool

Monday: 6:30 - 8 a.m.; 11 a.m. - noon and 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 6:30 - 8 a.m. and 9 - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 - 8 a.m. and 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 - 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. - noon

Aquatic Fitness

Aquafit - Lane Pool

Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 8 - 9 a.m. and 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 8 - 9 a.m.
Sunday 8 - 9 a.m.

Forever Fit - Lane Pool

Tuesday and Thursday: 2 - 3 p.m.
Wednesday and Saturday: 11 a.m. - noon

Forever Fit - Leisure Pool

Wednesday: 3 - 4 p.m.

Hip, Knee and Back - Leisure Pool

Tuesday and Thursday: 9 - 10 a.m.

"Oh My Aching Body" Arthritis Workout - Leisure Pool
Tuesday and Thursday: noon - 1 p.m.

Strong and Steady - Leisure Pool

Monday and Wednesday: 3 - 4 p.m.

Therapeutic Aquatics - Leisure Pool

Monday and Wednesday: 9 -10 a.m.; noon - 1 p.m. and 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 3 - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 3 - 4 p.m. and 8 - 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 - 10 a.m.
Saturday: noon - 1 p.m.

Use Your Noodle - Leisure Pool

Tuesday: 8 - 9 p.m.
Friday: noon - 1 p.m. 

 

Admission Rates & Fees

Leisure Swim and Aquatic Activity Entry Fees

Children/Youth (3-18 years)Adults (19+) Older Adults (60+) Family
Day Entry$2.25$3.50$2.25

$9

Clip Card - 12 Visits$22.60$35$22.60$90.40
3 Month Pass$39.50$56.50$39.50$147
6 Month Pass$56.50$85$56.50$214.75
1 Year Pass$90.50$135.50$90.50$361.50
Summer Pool Swim Pass
(valid Jun 28 to Sept 1, 2014)
$28.25$45.25 $28.25

$113

 

Aquatic Fitness Entry Fees

  Adults (19+) Older Adults (60+)
 Fitness Pay-As-You-Go $6$3.75 
 Fitness Clip Card - 12 Visits $60 $37.50
 3 Month Fitness Pass $150 $91.50
 6 Month Fitness Pass $285 $176.25
  • 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 Lesiure Swims and Aquatic Activity Swims (adults). Family passes and family clip cards may be ised for your immediate family living in the same household.

  • Fitness passes may be used for any Aquatic Fitness Program, Leisure Swim, Aquatic Activity Swims adn where space is available in a registered Aquatic Fitness Program.

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

  • Lost swim pass replacement fee $5.65 (available with proof of payment). Lost clip cards are not replaced.

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

Admission Requirements

Admittance & 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.

AgeAdmission RequirementsSupervision Requirement Child:Caregiver Wrist Band Additional Information
6 yrs & underAlways 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 facilty swim test, a GREEN wristband is worn (in addition to ORANGE).

Child is permitted into the deep end.

7-10 yrsAlways accompanied* 4:1 Orange/Red

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

Child must remain in the shallow end of the pool.

Pass Facility Swim TestGreen

If child passes the facility swim test, the orange wristband is removed adn 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, within arms reach by a parent, guardian por designate (caregiver) who is at least 14 years of age.

Facility Swim Test

Swim a minimum of 2 widths of the pool in a recognized front crawl without feet touching the bottom at any time.

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.

 

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