Indoor pools are open year-round. Outdoor pools, wading pools, splash pads and beaches are seasonal to the summer.
Reservations are available for aquafit. New reservation spots are released Thursday mornings at 8 a.m. for the following Monday to Sunday, fees may apply.
Leisure swim and water play activities are free for all ages. Lane swim at outdoor pools is free.
Fees apply for indoor lane swim and for Aquafit. These are our different payment options:
Note: There is a $12 fee to replace lost or stolen cards.
These fees are for the use of an indoor pool during Lane Swim. You can buy any pass or card at the front desk of a Community Centre.
Fees as of January 1, 2022.
|Age Group||Pay as you go (Adult lane swim)||Pay as you go (Older Adult lane swim)||10 visit punch card||20 visit punch card||Three-month pass||Six-month pass||One-year pass|
|Adult (25 to 59 years)||$4.50||Not available||$41.00||$72.00||$88.50||$139.00||$264.00|
|Older Adult (60+ years )||$2.25||Free||$20.50||$36.00||$44.25||$69.50||$132.00|
|Child/Youth (7 to 24 years)||$2.25||Not available||$20.50||$36.00||$44.25||$69.50||$132.00|
Fees as of January 1, 2022.
|Age Group||Pay as you go||10 visit punch card||Nine-week passport||12-week passport||One-year passport|
|Adult (19 to 59 years)||$15.00||$123.00||$233.50||$310.00||$778.00|
|Older Adult (60+ years)||$7.50||$61.50||$116.75||$155.00||$389.00|
Use the map and filter options to find schedule information for the current week. For long-range drop-in schedules check the drop-in program listings or individual pool pages. If you wish to secure a spot in a drop-in swimming program, reservations are available for Aquafit by selecting the Reserve button.
|Thursday, November 3, 2022||7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.||Douglas Snow Aquatic Centre|
|Friday, November 4, 2022||2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.||Gus Ryder Pool and Health Club|
|Saturday, November 5, 2022||3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.||Albion Pool and Health Club|
|Tuesday, November 8, 2022||7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.||Douglas Snow Aquatic Centre|
|Monday, November 21, 2022||2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.||East York Communuty Centre|
Aquafit is a water-based fitness class that includes cardio, muscle conditioning, flexibility and strength-building exercises for people aged 13 years or older. Equipment provided. Types of Aquafit include:
Open swim for swimming continuous lengths or widths. Swimmers are encouraged to bring their own personal equipment. Types of Lane Swim include:
Open swim with shallow and deep areas separated. Supervision requirements, age restrictions for swimming alone, and swim tests for deep end access apply. Types of Leisure Swim include:
. Types of Leisure Swim include:
Located in Scarborough’s L’Amoreaux Park, offers a variety of water features including a wading pool, water bikes, spray features and a large water dumping bucket.
Children under 10 years of age must always be accompanied by a caregiver 14 years of age or older. For children five years of age or younger, a maximum of two children can be accompanied by one caregiver. For children six years of age, a maximum of eight children can be accompanied by one caregiver and for children seven to nine years of age, a maximum of 10 children can be accompanied by one caregiver.
For caregivers that bring multiple children of different ages, the accompaniment requirement is that of the youngest child. For example, two caregivers would be required to bring a group of children that are three, six and eight years old.
There are three picnic spaces that can be permitted within the waterpark, each space has a capacity of 25 guests, children and adults combined. Spaces can be booked by visiting booking.toronto.ca and selecting Picnics & Fire Pits or by calling 416-396-7378.
Unsupervised water play areas located outdoors in many parks and playgrounds. Splash pads often include water features such as shower heads and spray jets. Caregivers are reminded to supervise their child(ren) at all times while visiting the splash pad.
Supervised water play areas located outdoors in many parks. Wading pools are shallow water areas that young children can splash around in.
To pass the facility swim test, individuals must show pool staff:
Individuals who can’t pass the facility swim test must stay in the shallow end of the pool. Children who can’t pass the facility swim test must also be directly supervised by their caregiver.
Safety ratios and admission requirements are developed based on regulations that govern Public Pools (e.g. R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 565: Public Pools) and in consultation with the Lifesaving Society, an organization who works to prevent drowning and water-related injury. For the safety of all individuals in the pool, it is important that the safety ratios are followed at all times.
All children nine years old or younger are given a wristband to identify the number of caregivers required to be within arm’s reach of child(ren) at all times, both in and out of the water.
There are three wristbands:
Pink (zero to five years) – If you are not within arms’ reach of me, you have gone too far.
Orange (six to nine years) – I’m a shallow end swimmer, I must be within arms’ reach of my caregiver.
Green (Passed the facility swim test) – I can swim in the deep end. If I’m over seven years old I can swim alone.
|Age||Supervision Requirements||Wristband Colour||Additional Info|
|five years & under||Always accompanied
Max of two children to every one caregiver
|six years||Always accompanied
Max of four children to every one caregiver
|Orange||Green Wristbands are required to swim in the deep end. A child must pass the facility swim test to get a Green Wristband. The Orange Wristband must still be worn and the child must still be accompanied at all times by a caregiver.|
|seven to nine years||Always accompanied
or pass the facility swim test
Max of four children to every one caregiver
|Orange or Green||Green Wristbands are required to swim in the deep end. A child must pass the facility swim test to get a Green Wristband. This replaces the Orange Wristband and the child does not need to be accompanied by a caregiver.|
|10+||No supervision required||None or Green||Green Wristbands are required to swim in the deep end. A child must pass the facility swim test to get a Green Wristband.|
Lockers may be available in change rooms to store items. The City of Toronto is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
When participating in gender-specific swim programs, people of the same gender will be permitted to access the pool deck, spectator gallery or viewing areas.
Note the following exceptions:
In order to maintain a safe and enjoyable lane swim, the following guidelines are recommended:
If you want to take pictures of your child while they are swimming you must speak with staff at the facility first. Using a phone, tablet, camera or other electronic or photographic device is not allowed in washrooms and change rooms at any City of Toronto facilities.
Reservations are available for Aquafit only. New reservation spots are released Thursday mornings at 8 a.m. for the following Monday to Sunday. Use the map to find schedule information for the current week. For long-range drop-in schedules, check the indoor pool’s individual page.
Registered programs can be browsed on eFun.
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.
If you need to cancel your reservation the day of, email email@example.com or call 416-396-7378, Monday to Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Use the following map to find schedules, reservations, closures and service alerts. Visit Pool Closures and Service Alerts for a list of all swim and water play facility disruptions.