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Genest Outdoor Pool

Holiday hours may be in effect for Canada Day.

43 Ste-Cécile Street
Ottawa, ON

613-749-6488

June 12 to June 26

  • Monday to Friday, 2 to 8 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 5:30 pm

Regular hours

  • Monday to Friday, 9 am to 8:30 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 5:30 pm

Holiday hours

  • July 1, 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • July 2, 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • July 3, 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm

  • Adjacent park with play structures
  • Basketball courts
  • Washrooms and change rooms
  • Separate wading pool
  • Picnic tables
  • Free on street parking

You are encouraged to reserve a space for drop-in programs online in advance. In-person walk-in reservations will be accepted when space allows. Please also see Drop-in activities.

Details:

  • Select the button below to reserve your spot. Available sessions for the next two days will be displayed in green.
  • Reserve your space as of 6 pm for up to two days in advance.
  • Please arrive on time for your program.
    • Instructional based programs: Late arrivals may not be permitted to join after the start of the class.
    • For all other drop-in activities: Your spot will be reserved up to 10 minutes after the session has started. If you arrive later than 10 minutes after your scheduled start time, your spot may be given to another individual or your visit may be cut short.
  • If you are unable to reserve a spot online, you can make a walk-in reservation on the day of, if there are spaces remaining. To avoid disappointment, we strongly encourage you to reserve your space online.
  • Payment can be made on-site. Please note our pin pads do not currently accept "tap".
  • You can book a maximum of:
    • 6 spaces at a time for public swims.
    • 2 spaces at a time for lane swims, and aquafit.

Helpful info:

The schedules listed in the charts below are subject to change. Holiday hours and programs may vary. Changes will be reflected through the booking process.

Starting June 12

Genest outdoor pool - drop-in activity schedule - June 12 to 26
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Lane swim 6 - 7 pm,
7 - 8 pm
6 - 7 pm,
7 - 8 pm
6 - 7 pm,
7 - 8 pm
6 - 7 pm,
7 - 8 pm
6 - 7 pm,
7 - 8 pm
11:30 am - 12:30 pm,
12:30 - 1:30 pm,
4:30 - 5:30 pm
11:30 am - 12:30 pm,
12:30 - 1:30 pm,
4:30 - 5:30 pm
Public swim 2 - 6 pm 2 - 6 pm 2 - 6 pm 2 - 6 pm 2 - 6 pm 10 - 11:30 am,
1:30 - 4:30 pm
10 - 11:30 am,
1:30 - 4:30 pm

Starting June 27

Genest outdoor pool - summer drop-in activity schedule
  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Lane swim 9 - 10 am,
Noon - 1 pm,
7 - 8:30 pm
9 - 10 am,
Noon - 1 pm,
7 - 8:30 pm
Noon - 1 pm,
7 - 8:30 pm
9 - 10 am,
Noon - 1 pm,
7 - 8:30 pm
9 - 10 am,
Noon - 1 pm,​​​​​​​
7 - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 12:30 pm,
12:30 - 1:30 pm,
4:30 - 5:30 pm
11:30 am - 12:30 pm,
12:30 - 1:30 pm,
4:30 - 5:30 pm
Public swim 1 - 4:30 pm 1 - 4:30 pm 1 - 4:30 pm,
6 - 7:30 pm
1 - 4:30 pm,
6 - 7:30 pm
1 - 4:30 pm,
6 - 7:30 pm
10 - 11:30 am,
1:30 - 4:30 pm
10 - 11:30 am,
1:30 - 4:30 pm
Aquafitness general
- deep
6 - 7 pm 6 - 7 pm 9 - 10 am n/a n/a n/a n/a
Aquafitness general
​​​​​​​- shallow
6 - 7 pm 6 - 7 pm 9 - 10 am n/a n/a n/a n/a