As part of the City’s COVID-19 response, outdoor pools are reopening on June 12, 2021 and will operate at a reduced capacity. Reservations are encouraged. Indoor pools remain closed.

Stay up-to-date on all changes to City services by visiting COVID-19: Changes to City Services.

Find your nearest pool and reserve a swim by using the map below.

Find out how to book your swimming time slot online and make your reservation today. Before going to any pool, 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.

Splash pads are currently open and wading pools will open June 30. Beaches open for swimming on June 5. General information about pool use, swim tests and fees is available on Swimming – General Information.

What You Need to Know Before You Go

  • Reservations are available to Toronto residents only.
  • Reservations are encouraged for all swims. A small number of spots will be available for participants who are not able to make a reservation online.
  • Lane swim capacity has been reduced to one person per lane, leisure swim capacity has been reduced to allow more space for physical distancing.
  • Participants are encouraged to come dressed and ready to swim.
  • Wearing a mask/face covering is required while waiting in line (indoors and outdoors), and in indoor public spaces, including washrooms. A mask/face covering may be removed for swimming and while on the pool deck. Please keep 2 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.
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment for lane swim. Participants can bring their own Ministry Approved flotation devices to wear during leisure swim, other equipment will not be permitted. Porous equipment will not be provided (i.e. PFDs, life jackets, noodles, etc.).
  • Waterslides are not available at this time.

Step 1 – Province of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen

Lane Swim: General – Outdoor

This is a lane swim reservation at an outdoor pool. Each swimmer has access to their own lane. Lanes are set up along lengths or widths of the pool depending on the location. Swimmers are encouraged to bring their own personal equipment.

Leisure Swim: General – Outdoor

This is a leisure swim reservation at an outdoor pool for all ages to enjoy. Children nine years of age and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver who is 14 years of age and older. Equipment/toys will not be distributed during leisure swims. Participants may bring their own Ministry approved flotation devices to wear while using the pool.

Locations

Ten City outdoor pools begin opening for the season on June 12, 2021 on a modified schedule. The remaining outdoor pools will open on June 19.

The 10 outdoor pools include:

Alex Duff – 779 Crawford St.

Grandravine – 23 Grandravine Dr.

Heron Park – 292 Manse Rd.

McGregor – 2231 Lawrence Ave. E.

Monarch Park Pool – 115 Felstead Ave.

Parkway Forest – 59 Forest Manor Rd.

Pine Point – 15 Grierson Rd.

Riverdale – 550 Broadview Ave.

Sunnyside Gus Ryder – 1755 Lake Shore Blvd. W.

West Mall – 380 The West Mall

Schedule (Most Locations)

June 12 to 29:

  • Weekdays 4 to 8 p.m. – leisure swim
  • Weekends 10:30 a.m. to noon – lane swim
  • Weekends noon to 8 p.m. – leisure swim

June 30 to September 5:

  • Daily 10:30 a.m. to noon – lane swim
  • Daily noon to 8 p.m. – leisure swim

Indoor Swimming

Indoor swimming drop-in activities and classes will resume when allowed by the Province of Ontario’s public health guidelines.

  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, park or outdoor pool name. Filter results by selecting a Location Type (indoor or outdoor) and by Activity Type.
  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 5 minutes beyond the scheduled start time. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available.

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

Community Centre and Outdoor Pool Sign-In

Everyone must sign in when using a community centre, indoor or outdoor pool. This includes:

  • providing a first name
  • providing an email address or phone number
  • answering COVID-19 screening questions

This will help with Toronto Public Health contact tracing if it’s necessary.

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.