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Indoor pools

Proof of vaccination required

As of September 22, 2021, you must present proof you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an indoor recreation facility for most activities, as mandated by provincial regulations.

Required proof

  • Proof you are fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated means you have received two doses of a Health Canada approved vaccine at least 14 days prior. The following are accepted:
    • Electronic or hard copy of your vaccination receipt
    • Ontario enhanced vaccine certificate (QR code)
    • Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) vaccination booklet
    • Confirmation of vaccination issued by another jurisdiction
  • Valid identification that shows name and date of birth and has been issued by an institution or public body. Photo identification is not required and the identification does not need to be government-issued.

Exceptions

  • Age 11 and under
  • Those with a documented medical exemption from a doctor or nurse practitioner.
  • Youth between the ages of 12 and 17 participating in organized sports, including on ice sports, sport leagues, badminton, table tennis, tennis, ball hockey, martial arts, dance, basketball, swimming lessons, aquatic certification courses or volleyball. However, this youth age group will require proof of vaccination for recreational swims, public skating, use of a cardio and weight room or attending an activity or sporting event as a spectator.

Indoor pool rentals

Are you having a birthday party or do you need a pool for an occasional water sports game? The City has 20 indoor pools, eight outdoor pools and three wave pools available for rent.

  • The minimum rental period is one hour. Additional time can be added in 30 minute increments.
  • The rental fee includes access to change rooms. Lifeguard fees are an additional charge.
  • The number of lifeguards needed for a rental is determined by the number of pool rental participants. Pools are not rented without lifeguards.

Pools are rented through their facility. Check availability, then contact the pool directly.

Pool rental rates

Rates are hourly and include HST. Pool capacities differ, so contact the facility directly for more information.

Prime-time pool rental rates

  • Weekdays: 3 pm to 9 pm
  • Weekends and statutory holidays: 8 am to 5 pm
Pool type Rental type Minor Adult/Senior Commercial Special event Daily
Wave Full $128.40 $353.85 $353.85 $353.85 N/A
Wave Half pool $64.20 $177 $177 N/A N/A
Wave Quarter $32.30 $88.55 $88.55 N/A N/A
Leisure Full 25m $58.90 $162.20 $162.20 $162.20 $1,058.40
Leisure Full 50m $117.75 $324.40 $324.40 $324.40 $2,116.80
Leisure Half 25m $29.50 $81.15 $81.15 $162.20 $529.30
Leisure Quarter 50m $29.50 $81.15 $81.15 N/A N/A
Leisure Quarter 25m $14.80 $40.60 $40.60 $81.15 $518.90
Standard/Outdoor Full 25m $55.10 $151.75 $151.75 $151.75 N/A
Standard/Outdoor Half $27.60 $75.95 $75.95 N/A N/A
Standard/Outdoor Quarter $13.90 $38.05 $36.20 N/A N/A

Non-prime time pool rental rates

  • Weekdays: Pool opening to 3 pm and 9 pm to pool closing
  • Weekends and statutory holidays: Pool opening to 8 am and 5 pm to pool closing
Pool type Rental type Minor Adult/Senior Commercial
Wave Full $64.20 $177 $177
Wave Half pool $32.20 $88.55 $88.55
Wave Quarter $16.15 $44.40 $44.40
Leisure Full 25m $29.50 $81.15 $81.15
Leisure Full 50m $57.90 $162.20 $162.20
Leisure Half 25m $14.80 $40.60 $40.60
Leisure Quarter 25m $7.40 $20.35 $20.35
Leisure Quarter 50m $14.80 $40.60 $40.60

Pool rental definitions

  • Minor: 18 years and under.
  • Adult: 19 to 64 years.
  • Senior: 65 years and older.
  • Commercial: For-profit activity that may include the sale of goods or services.
  • Special event: People watching an event or participating in an activity together.