Effective October 10, 2020, some City-run recreation and instructional programs are suspended for the remainder of the year, to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Service changes are outlined on the City’s COVID-19 webpage.
Learn about A New Way to Play: Recreation During COVID-19 for aquatic programs.
SwimTO is a quick-start program focused on the opening of the City’s beaches, outdoor pools, wading pools and splash pads to prevent heat related-illnesses while continuing to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Guidelines for recreational water amenities, including enhanced cleaning between swim sessions, are available at toronto.ca/covid19.
Before going to any pool or splash pad, you must complete the Ontario Ministry of Health self-assessment for COVID-19 and if you do not pass the assessment, you should not visit any pool or splash pad.
Visit eFun to reserve lane swims or aquafit classes at select indoor pools.
Online reservation is the fastest and easiest way to reserve a spot but are not required. You can still walk-in without a reservation, space permitting.
To use eFun, you need a family number for your household and a client number for every member of your household. Visit How to Register for Recreation Programs for more information.
Start reserving on Thursday at 7 a.m. for the following Monday through Sunday.
Make a reservation online for free. Pay when you arrive with either:
You do not need to pay at free centres. Fees are listed on Drop-in Swimming.
If you change your mind and/or are no longer able to use your reserved lane swim/aquafit class, contact your local community centre/pool during normal business hours to cancel your booking.
The following locations are offering online reservations.
In compliance with the City of Toronto Mandatory Mask or Face Covering By-Law 541-2020, wearing a mask/face covering is required in indoor public spaces. This includes:
The face-covering can be a mask, scarf, bandana, other cloth covering or non-surgical paper mask as long as it covers your nose and mouth.
You don’t need to wear a mask or face-covering:
The number of swimmers and non-swimmers allowed has been reduced so that people have more space to maintain physical distancing.
Community recreation centres are open for limited use, including indoor pools. Saunas and whirlpools are not open.
Learn more about the reopening of Recreation Centres.
Each indoor pool and community centre has its own schedule. Find the schedule for the nearest Recreation Centre online and plan your visit.
Everyone must sign in when using a community centre or an indoor pool. This includes:
This will help with Toronto Public Health contact tracing if it’s necessary.
Continue to follow Toronto Public Health guidance while visiting community recreation centres or indoor pools: