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Swim Schedules and Fees

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Clarington offers a variety of recreational swimsswimming lessonsaquafit classeslifesaving and leadershipfirst aid, and pool rentals. Our highly trained lifeguards are on duty at all swimming lessons and public swimming sessions.

Current swim schedules

View our admission standards to ensure you meet supervision requirements.



  • The Municipality of Clarington has made changes to its Fall Swim Schedule. To ensure public safety, due to a staffing shortage, Clarington’s Community Services Department has made adjustments to its schedule.

    The Municipality has cancelled several public swim opportunities and aquafit classes held at Courtice Community Complex, Diane Hamre Recreation Complex and Alan Strike Aquatic and Squash Centre.

    The following changes have been made:

    • Courtice Community Complex – Tot pool closure
      Tuesdays 11:30 a.m. to noon
    • Diane Hamre Recreation Complex – Tot pool closure
      Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. to noon
    • Alan Strike Aquatic and Squash Centre – Public Lane and Adult/Lane swim cancellations
      7 to 8:30 a.m.
      10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
      11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Please note that public safety is paramount. If Clarington does not have the required number of lifeguards available to work and supervise pools, the Municipality will be forced to cancel other scheduled swim opportunities.

Swimming fees

The following table displays the fees for swimming at our facilities. Prices are in effect until August 31, 2019. Fees do not include applicable taxes.

Swim drop-in and membership fees



10 Ticket

3 Month







Youth 4-17 years










Senior 55+










Family *





  • Family and group* rates include a maximum of five people, including a maximum of two adults.
  • Preschool children (3 years and younger) are admitted free when accompanied by a participating adult or guardian aged 14 years and older.
  • For family memberships, family members must live in the same household.
  • Non-residents add 10 per cent surcharge to membership rates.
  • Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable
  • Gift certificates are non-refundable
  • Pre-authorized payment plans are available on Annual memberships.
Admission standards for public pools

To ensure the safety and enjoyment of children using the facility during public and family swims, the following admission standards are in place. Supervision/Ratio requirements will be strictly upheld. When in doubt, please call ahead.

All swimmers must wear appropriate swimming attire (PDF).

View the admission standards infographic (PDF)

Supervision and ratio requirements for children 10 and under


Supervision Requirements

Additional Information

5 years and under

2 children : 1 caregiver

Always accompanied *

If any children in the group are 5 years and under, a ratio of 2:1 for your group, regardless of age, is required.

6 to 9 years

4 children : 1 caregiver

Always accompanied *

If any children in the group are 5 years and under, a ratio of 2:1 for your group, regardless of age, is required.

6 or 7 years and cannot pass swim test

Guardian must remain in the pool

Children must complete the swim test each time.

Parent or guardian must remain in the pool.

8 or 9 years and can pass the swim test

No supervision required

Children who complete the swim test will receive a facility swim test card.

10 years or older

No supervision required

Children will be required to pass the facility swim test in order to swim in the deep end and use the slide at the Courtice Community Complex.

* Always Accompanied: Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, who is at least 14 years of age and is responsible for their direct supervision.

Caregiver must be in bathing attire, and within arms reach of the child/children at all times, both in and out of the water.

Guardians or group leaders: Must be at least 14 years of age, and are responsible for the children in their care while in the facility and must directly supervise (in the water) the children at all times.

Facility swim test criteria
To pass the swim test, you must swim continuously on your front, two widths of the pool in a comfortable manner. Face/head must submerge and body must stay near horizontal during the test.
Things you should know to make your swim more enjoyable

We want your swim to be an enjoyable experience! Please review our key reminders and helpful tips.

Swim Descriptions
Swim TypeSwim Description
Adult 18 years of age and older. Two lanes for lengths swimming plus one open lane for exercising.
Adult / Lane Swim Two lanes for lengths swimming, one open lane. Youth may attend to swim lengths only.
Lane All ages. Slow, medium, fast lanes. All swimmers must be continuously swimming lengths.
Public All ages. Slide open during specified swims only. Please see admission standards for guidelines. Swim test required by youth for use of slide and to swim in deep end.
Public / Lane Swim Pool shared between public and lane swimmers. Recreational swim space will be a minimum of three lanes. Swim fins and hand paddles not permitted.
Special Needs Swim Recreational Swim open to people with physical and/or developmental disabilities with their caregiver; caregivers attend free of charge.

Swim set-up at the discretion of the Head Lifeguard on duty. Pool space will be assigned based on need.

 Clarington's swim facilities

Clarington has full-size pools at the following three facilities:

Outdoor swimming

The Orono Park Outdoor Pool is open in July and August only.


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