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St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

Leisure Pool and Lane Pool

425 Carlton Street
(corner of Carlton and Niagara streets)

Highlights & Features

Swimming in leisure pool

The St.Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre features a double pool accommodating 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.

A 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, a changeroom accessibilty lift 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 Dr. HuqPublic Library
  • Built to silver certification under the Leadership in Energy and Envrionmental Design (LEED) rating system
  • Free Wi-Fi


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.

 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


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



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.


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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