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St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

Leisure Pool and Lane Pool

425 Carlton Street
(corner of Carlton and Niagara streets)

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday: 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
Sunday: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The St.Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre Lane and Leisure Pools will be closed December 14, 15, 25, 26, 2016, January 1, March 22 and 23, 2017.

The St.Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre Lane and Lesiure Pools will be closing early on December 24 and 31, 2016 at 2 p.m.

Holiday Break Schedule now available!

Schedule runs December 12, 2016 to January 8, 2017.

View the Holiday Break Schedule in PDF format

Winter Red Cross Preschool, Swim Kids, Private Lessons, Registered Fitness Classes and Leadership Program Registration

Residents of St.Catharines

  • Online registration begins Tues. Dec.13th at 6pm. Visit www.stcatharines.ca/ePlay
  • In-person registration begins Wed. Dec.14th at 8:30am at the following locations:
    • Citizens First - City Hall, 2nd floor, 50 Church St.
    • St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre - 425 Carlton St.
    • Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre - 240 St. Paul St

Non-Residents of St. Catharines

  • Online registration begins Thurs. Dec.15th at 6pm. Visit www.stcatharines.ca/ePlay
  • In-Person registration begins Thurs. Dec.15th at 6pm at the following locations:
    • Citizens First - City Hall, 2nd floor, 50 Church St.
    • St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre - 425 Carlton St.
    • Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre - 240 St. Paul St

Aquatic programs are listed in the Leisure Guide

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 heated to 90 degrees F accommodates the needs of older adults, children and family recreational activity, therapeutic classes and lessons for adults, children and infants. 

  • Barrier Free access for persons with disabilities, including ramp entry to pools, water wheel chairs, a changeroom accessibility lift and accessible change tables
  • Leisure PoolOn-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 Environmental Design (LEED) rating system
  • Free Wi-Fi

Take a virtual tour of the St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

 

 

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. 

2016 Rates & Fees 

 Leisure Swim And Aquatic Activity Entry Fees

  Children/Youth
(3-18 years)
Adults
(19+)
Older Adults
(60+)
Family
Day Entry $2.50 $3.75 $2.50

 $10

Clip Card - 12 Visits $25 $37.50 $25 $113
3 Month Pass $40 $57.50 $40 $147.50
6 Month Pass $57.50 $87.50 $57.50 $215
1 Year Pass $95 $137.50 $95 $365

Aquatic Fitness Entry Fees

   Adults (19+)  Older Adults (60+)
 Fitness Pay-As-You-Go  $6.50 $4
 Fitness Clip Card - 12 Visits  $65  $40
 3 Month Fitness Pass  $155  $95
 6 Month Fitness Pass  $287.50  $177.50
  • 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.

  • Fitness passes may be used for any Aquatic Fitness Program, Leisure Swim, Aquatic Activity Swims and 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 $6 (available with proof of payment). Lost clip cards are not replaced.

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

 NEW 2017 Rates & Fees

 Leisure Swim And Aquatic Activity Entry Fees

 

Children

(3-14 years)

Youth

(15-18 years) 

Adults (19+) Older Adults (60+) Family
Day Entry $2.75 $3.10 $4.25 $3.25

 $11.25

Clip Card - 12 Visits $27.50 $31.25 $42.50 $32.50 $115.40
3 Month Pass $40.85 $56 $75.25 $58.50 $202.50
6 Month Pass $65 $93 $127.50 $97.75 $337.50

Aquatic Fitness Entry Fees

   Adults (19+)  Older Adults (60+)
 Fitness Pay-As-You-Go  $6.75 $4.50
 Fitness Clip Card - 12 Visits  $67.50  $45
 3 Month Fitness Pass  $158.30  $103
 6 Month Fitness Pass  $293.55  $193.40

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.

 

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* 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, within arms reach by a parent, guardian poor 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

St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre:

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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