Splash pads will open beginning May 20, 2023. Ten outdoor pool locations will open early on June 17 on a partial schedule (evenings and weekends). The remaining locations will open on June 24 on a partial schedule. Full schedules will begin at all locations on June 30. Wading pools will open on June 30.
Indoor pools are open year-round. Outdoor pools, wading pools, splash pads and beaches are seasonal to the summer.
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.
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:
There is a $13 replacement fee for lost or stolen passports and membership cards or key tags.
Fees as of January 1, 2023.
|Age Group||Pay as you go||10 visit punch card||Nine-week passport||12-week passport||One-year passport|
|Adult (19 to 59 years)||$15.50||$129.00||$244.50||$324.50||$814.50|
|Older Adult (60+ years)||$7.75||$64.50||$122.25||$162.25||$407.25|
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, 2023.
|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)
|Older Adult (60+ years)
|Child/Youth (seven to 24 years)
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:
New reservation spots are released Thursday mornings at 8 a.m. for the following Monday to Sunday. Toronto residents may make one reservation per day for Aquafit and only for members of their household.
Use the map to find schedule information for the current week. For long-range drop-in schedules, check the indoor pool’s individual page.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-396-7378, Monday to Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Open swim for swimming continuous lengths or widths. Swimmers are encouraged to bring their own personal equipment. Swim tests for deep end access apply.
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:
To pass the swim test, individuals must show pool staff:
Individuals who can’t pass the swim test must stay in the shallow end of the pool. Children who can’t pass the swim test must also be directly supervised by their caregiver.
For the safety of all swimmers in the pool, it is important that supervision ratios are followed at all times. Supervision 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.
All children nine years of age or younger are given a wristband to identify whether a caregiver must be within arms’ reach.
A caregiver must be:
Any child(ren) in any type of child seat (e.g. stroller, baby bucket or other type of child seat) must be directly supervised and within arms’ reach of a caregiver at all times while in the facility.
Check the chart to learn more about caregiver requirements to enter the facility and whether a caregiver is required to be within arms’ reach. Note: In a group setting, the caregiver ratios are based on the youngest swimmer or whether a swimmer passes the swim test.
|Age||Upon Entry into Pool: does not take Swim Test or does not pass Swim Test||Once in Pool Area and Passes Swim Test|
|Five years and younger||
||Not applicable. Children five years and younger cannot enter the deep end|
|Seven to nine years old||
|Ten years and older||
In order to maintain a safe and enjoyable lane swim, the following guidelines are recommended:
Camp staff should contact the facility directly to plan a visit.
The City of Toronto is retrofitting its pools for accessibility. Some indoor facilities are open for physical therapy and some offer warm water pools. View the list of Accessible Recreation Facilities and Equipment to learn more. To find out whether an indoor or outdoor location will meet your needs, call the Adapted and Inclusive Recreation Services Hotline at 416-395-6128 or email email@example.com.
The pool temperature of City-owned locations will vary between 26 to 29 Celsius (78 to 84 Fahrenheit). Select locations have adjusted temperatures outside of this range to meet program needs and accessibility. Visit Accessible Recreation Facilities and Equipment to learn more.
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:
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.
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 and 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.
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.
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. If you wish to make a reservation for Aquafit, select the Reserve button.