St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

The St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre, located at 425 Carlton St., has reopened for lane and leisure swimming (reservations required). Please review COVID-19 safety protocols before booking your visit.

 St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre COVID-19 Operations

 COVID-19-related safety procedures and operational limitations are in place:

  • Guests must register for all swims in advance via ActiveSTC.
  • COVID-19 screening is currently required to access all City facilities. Guests can save time at the door by completing screening online ahead of time on the day of their visit. Please use our Visitor COVID-19 Screening tool

  • To ensure equitable access the City asks that visitors register for only one swim session per day
  • Payment will be collected upon arrival
  • Face masks are required for all visitors when not using the pools and / or showers (children under five and those unable to wear a mask are exempt)
  • Guests must arrive 20-minutes early to complete pre-entry screening, sanitization and payment
  • Anyone displaying COVID-19 symptoms will not be permitted to enter
  • Change rooms will be open, but capacity will be restricted, and lockers will not be available
  • Guests are advised to arrive in swim attire.
  • Please undertake your post swim shower with shampoo and soap at home.
  • Viewing decks and areas are not open at this time
  • No pool toys are permitted in the pools
  • Lifejackets (PFDs) will be available and disinfected after each use
  • Flutter boards will be permitted in the lane pool only
  • Diving blocks are closed
  • Available programming is limited, visit the City's Recreation Swimming Schedule Page for more information
  • Membership pass holders may choose to use their passes as payment toward the lane and leisure swims or may leave their membership on hold for future us


For more information consult our 2021 aQUATICS faq

Hours of Operation

Monday: 5:30 a.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Tuesday: 5:30 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Wednesday: 5:30 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Thursday: 5:30 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Saturday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Sunday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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


 Lifeguards Wanted!

 Become a lifeguard today with our amazing opportunities. Learn more here: Become a lifeguard

Copyright © 2014 The Corporation of the City of St. Catharines