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Recreation Swimming Schedule  


Schedule to March 11, 2018

All activities are drop-in programs.

Adult Swim - Leisure Pool

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 11 a.m. and noon

Any Age Lengths - Lane Pool

  • Monday: 5:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 5:30 a.m. - 10 a.m., 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., 3 - 5p.m. and 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 5:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 2 - 8p.m.
  • Thursday: 5:30 a.m. - 10 a.m., 11 a.m. - 2p.m. and 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 10 a.m., 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 - 9:30 pm.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.

Deep Water Walking - Leisure Pool

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 11 a.m. - noon.

Deep Water Walking - Lane Pool

  • Monday: 11 a.m. - 3p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday and Friday: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 -3 p.m.

Leisure Swimming - Leisure Pool

  • Monday: 8 - 9 a.m., 2 - 3 p.m. and 6 - 7p.m.
  • Tuesday: 8 - 10 a.m., 1 - 2 p.m., and 4 - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8 - 9 a.m., 11 a.m. - Noon, 2 - 3 p.m., and 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8 - 9:30 a.m., 1 - 2 p.m.,  and 4 - 5 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 - 9 a.m., 11 a.m. - Noon, 2 - 3 p.m., and 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 1 - 3 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Sunday: 9 - 11 a.m., 2 - 3:30 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.

Leisure Swimming - Lane Pool

  • Friday:  6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 2:30 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Sunday:  2 - 3:30 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.

Soak and Stretch - Leisure Pool

  • Monday: 6:30 - 8 a.m., 1 - 2p.m., and 8 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 6:30 - 8 a.m. and 9 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 6:30 - 8 a.m. and 8 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 6:30 - 8 a.m. 
  • Friday: 6:30 - 8 a.m. 

Toddler Time - Leisure Pool

  • Saturday and Sunday: 7:30 - 9 a.m.


Rates & Fees

 Leisure Swim and Activity Entry Fees



(3-14 years)


(15-18 years)

Adults (19+) Older Adults (50+) Family  
Day Entry  $2.80 $3.15 $4.35 $3.30


Clip Card - 12 Visits  $28 $31.85 $43.30 $33  $114.70
3 Month Pass  $41.65 $57.05 $76.70 $48.50  $206.35
6 Month Pass  $66.25 $94.75 $129.90 $77.75  $343.90
  • 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 $6.25 (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.

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

 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.

Toddler Time

Are you looking for something to do with your little one do that will be fun and burn lots of energy? Toddler Time is just for you! Enjoy the warm water of the leisure pool and explore all the toys. Toddler Time is the perfect opportunity to give those young ones their very first splash in the water. This swim is specifically designed for preschoolers and their caregivers only (maximum two preschoolers per adult). For your children's safety, caregivers must remain within arms's reach of their preschoolers at all times.

 Aquatic Activity Descriptions

Adult Swim

Enjoy a leisure swim with other adults at the St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatic Centre. This is a time to enjoy the Leisure Pool with people your own age! The Lane Pool is available for lengths swimming, deep water walking and a Forever Fit class.

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.

Deep Water Walking

Self-guided time in the deep area of the lane pool or leisure pool. Use a floatation belt or water noodle for support to eliminate any impact on your joints. Enjoy the social aspects of this friendly and relaxing environment.

Soak and Stretch

A drop-in program for individuals who require space and time in the leisure pool to work through prescribed exercises or simply want to enjoy the benefit of the warm water.


Admission Requirements

 Admittance & Supervision Requirement 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.


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 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

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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