As part of the City’s COVID-19 response, as of January 5, 2022, all indoor registered and drop-in programs are cancelled. Refunds will be issued.

Washrooms and showers are available at select recreation centres.

Stay up-to-date on all changes to City services.

To ensure that individuals with disabilities can access physical therapy while the City responds to COVID-19, 12 community centre locations will be made available. Find out how to book a space and what you need to provide.

Before entry to any indoor pool or community centre, you must complete a COVID-19 screening and if you do not pass the screening, you will not be able to enter the facility.

Indoor pools are open year-round. Outdoor pools, wading pools, splash pads and beaches are seasonal to the summer.

General Information

  • Participants are encouraged to come dressed and ready to swim. Change rooms and lockers are open at facilities that have them.

Masks/Face Coverings

  • Wearing a mask/face covering is required while in indoor public spaces, including washrooms and on pool decks.
  • Mask/face coverings may be removed when swimming. Keep two metres of physical distance from other swimmers.
  • Read about wearing Face and Mask Coverings and find out more about using City pool facilities during COVID-19.

Screening and Contact Tracing

During every visit, arrive 15 minutes before your program’s start time for health screening and sign-in. You will be asked to provide:

  • a first name
  • an email address or phone number
  • answers to COVID-19 screening questions

Fees

Indoor pools are open. Hours of operation vary and fees apply for indoor lane swimming and aquafit. Leisure swim is free.

Programs

Aquafit

Water-based fitness class. Equipment provided.

Deep Water Aquafit

Water-based fitness class in the deep end. Equipment provided.

Lane Swim: General

Open swim for swimming continuous lengths or widths. Swimmers are encouraged to bring their own personal equipment.

Lane Swim: Older Adult

Open swim for seniors (60+) to swim continuous lengths or widths.

Lane Swim: Women

Open swim for women to swim continuous lengths or widths.

Leisure Swim: Family

Open swim for families to swim together with shallow and deep areas separated. Proper supervision ratios and swim tests for deep end access apply.

Leisure Swim: General

Open swim with shallow and deep areas separated. Proper supervision ratios, age restrictions for swimming alone, and swim tests for deep end access apply. Read Important Information about pool use.

Leisure Swim: Older Adult

Open swim for seniors (60+) with shallow and deep areas separated. Proper supervision ratios and swim tests for deep end access apply.

Leisure Swim: Open and Inclusive

Open swim with shallow and deep areas separated. Proper supervision ratios, age restrictions for swimming alone and swim tests for deep end access apply. This program is designed for clients seeking a swim incorporating all gender expressions and body types. Facility window blinds will remain closed during this program.

Leisure Swim: Preschool

Open swim for young children up to 5 years of age and their caregivers, with shallow and deep areas separated. Proper supervision ratios and swim tests for deep end access apply.

Leisure Swim: Women

Open swim for women with shallow and deep areas separated. Proper supervision ratios, age restrictions for swimming alone and swim tests for deep end access apply.

Leisure Swim: Youth

Open swim for youth (ages 13-24) with shallow and deep areas separated. Proper supervision ratios and swim tests for deep end access apply.

Swim Clinic

Swim Clinics are drop-in programs led by an instructor that allow participants to select specific skills to improve and master through a variety of drills. Levels are based on participant skill level and comfort and are separated by beginner, intermediate and advanced. Some areas of focus include fundamental aquatic skills, stroke development and stroke improvement.

Reservations are no longer needed for leisure swim. For drop-in schedules, check the indoor pool’s individual page, the drop-in programs map or the drop-in program listings for:

Reservations are not required for leisure swim, following the Provincial government’s lifting of capacity restrictions. Reservations are available for lane swim and Aquafit for your convenience but are not necessary.

Registered programs can be browsed on eFun.

How to Make a Reservation

  1. Make sure you have your family and client number(s). You can create an account for you and members of your family online. Your new Family and Client number will be emailed to you. Remember to save your Family and Client number in a secure place. Find out more about how to get family and client numbers.
  2. Each Thursday at 8 a.m. a new block of reservations are released for the following week (Monday to Sunday). Toronto residents may make one reservation per day, per activity type and only for members of their household.
  3. Use the following map or list to find a pool. You can search by using your own address, or the community centre name. Filter results by selecting a Location Type (indoor or outdoor) and by Activity Type (lane swim or Aquafit only).
  4. Select a map pin for pool status and to find the Reserve Now button.
  5. Choose the Reserve Now button to find available reservation times. Once you have found a date and time you prefer, select Reserve.
  6. A new window will open in eFun. Select Add to add the activity to your cart, and log in to eFun using your family and client number.
  7. Select A Client from the dropdown to identify which member of your household you are making a reservation for, then choose Go to Checkout.
  8. Review the activity Details and select Complete. A waiver will open and you will need to agree to the terms to complete the reservation. Waitlists are not kept or monitored for recreation reservations.
  9. After completing the reservation, take a screenshot or print the receipt to show on-site.

Reservations will be honoured for five minutes beyond the scheduled start time. If you do not arrive within five minutes of your reservation start time, your spot will be given to someone in the walk-in line.

Reservations are available to Toronto residents only and waitlists are not kept or monitored for recreation reservations.

For a better experience, reserve using a desktop or laptop device, and make sure your web browser is up-to-date.

Cancel a reservation online up to one day before the activity is scheduled.

  1. Log in to eFun using your family and client number.
  2. Select My Account from the top menu.
  3. Scroll down to view your scheduled activities and choose Withdraw to cancel a reservation. Select OK to confirm you want to withdraw from the activity and a Withdrawal Confirmation screen will open.

If you need to cancel your reservation the day of, email pfrcustomerservice@toronto.ca or call 416-396-7378, Monday to Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.