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Swim Schedules and Fees

Young girl swimming

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.

Orono Park Pool swim registration

Registration is now open for residents to book a scheduled time to access the Orono Park Pool for public swimming. Swim sessions scheduled for each upcoming week based on the table below.

Registration Date

Swim Dates Available

July 22, 9 a.m.

July 24 to July 30

July 29, 9 a.m.

July 31 to August 6

August 5, 9 a.m.

August 7 to August 13

August 12, 9 a.m.

August 14 to August 20

August 19, 9 a.m.

August 21 to August 27

August 26, 9 a.m.

August 28 to September 3

September 2, 9 a.m.

September 4 to September 6

For more information on pool use rules, visit www.clarington.net/OronoPool. Register online at www.clarington.net/BeActive or by phone at 905-987-5667 ext. 2552.

  • Online registrations will require cash payment on site.  When registering online, a zero fee will show with payment required upon arrival to enter the swim.
  • If you wish to pay in advance with a credit card, please register by phone. Phone registrations will be available between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.
  • Cash only will be accepted on-site (exact change is appreciated).
  • Swimmers are asked to arrive 10 minutes before their swim to complete the screening protocol and go through the admission requirements.
  • Physical distancing will be maintained at all times in the pool area.

Swim Descriptions and Admission Standards

 Swim Descriptions

Swim types and 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.

 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

Age

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.

Cancellations

Cancelled

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. For an up-to-date list of cancellations, check our service disruptions page.

Swimming fees

The following table displays the fees for swimming at our facilities. Prices are in effect until August 31, 2020. Fees do not include applicable taxes.

Swim drop-in and membership fees

Category

Drop-in

10 Ticket

3 Month

Annual

Adult

$4.05

$39

$68

$190

Youth 4-17 years

$3

$27.50

$34

$95

Post-Secondary

n/a

n/a

$51

$142.50

Senior 55+

$3

$27.50

$34

$95

Group*

$9.90

$89.50

n/a

n/a

Family *

n/a

n/a

n/a

$340

  • 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.
  • Additional youth can be added to a family membership for $71.25 per youth.
  • Non-residents add 10 per cent surcharge to membership rates.
  • Memberships are non-transferable.
  • Gift certificates are non-refundable.
  • Pre-authorized payment plans are available on Annual memberships.
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.

 Clarington's swim facilities and pool rental information

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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