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Leisure swim at both indoor and outdoor pools is free for all ages. Lane swim at outdoor pools is free.

Fees apply for indoor lane swim and for Aquafit:

  • Pay-as-you-go is ideal for beginners or occasional users.
  • Passes provide unlimited visits within the set timeframe.
  • Punch cards do not expire.

Indoor Pool Lane Swim Fees

These fees are for the use of an indoor pool during Lane Swim. You can buy any pass or card at a Community Centre.

Lane Swim Fees
Type Adult
(25 – 59 years)
Older Adult
(60 years+)
(7 – 24 years)
Adult lane swim – pay-as-you-go $4.00 $2.00 $2.00
Older Adult lane swim – pay-as-you-go Not available Free Not available
10 visit punch card $40.00 $20.00 $20.00
20 visit punch card $70.00 $35.00 $35.00
3-month pass $86.50 $43.25 $43.25
6-month pass $136.00 $68.00 $68.00
1-year pass $258.00 $129.00 $129.00


Punch cards and passes are available at Community Centres.

Aquafit Drop-in Fees

Aquafit Fees
Type Adult
(19 – 59 years)
Older Adult
(60 years+)
Pay-as-you-go $14.50 $7.25
10 visit punch card $120.00 $60.00
9-week pass $228.50 $114.25
12-week pass $303.50 $151.75
1-year pass $761.50 $380.75

Registered participants have priority access. Drop-ins will be admitted if there is space available. Space is not guaranteed. Check with program staff to find out which locations offer these pricing options. Program schedule subject to change.

Pool Use

  • Shower with soap before you enter the pool.
  • All swimmers must change from street clothes to a swimsuit and/or clean clothing used only for swimming.
  • Do not wear outside shoes on the pool deck.
  • Do not bring strollers from the outside on the pool deck.
  • For swimmers who aren’t toilet trained:
    • we recommend specially designed swim diapers or pants.
    • cotton diapers are only allowed if snug pants are worn to cover the diaper.
    • disposable diapers are not allowed as they fall apart with too much water and clog the pool’s filters.
  • Those with serious medical conditions should be accompanied by a caregiver familiar with their condition.

Facility Swim Test

To pass the facility swim test, individuals must show pool staff that they are comfortable in the water and be able to swim a minimum of 2 widths continuously in shallow water. Distances will increase at larger facilities.

Children who can’t pass the swim test must remain in the shallow end of the pool and directly supervised by their caregiver.

Safety Ratios

  • Staff supervise pools more effectively when caregivers are supervising their children.
  • All children 9 years old or younger are given a wristband to identify the number of adults required to be within arm’s reach of child(ren) at all times, both in and out of the water.
  • Caregiver must be 14 years old or older and in bathing attire.
Supervision Requirements             
Age Supervision Requirements Wrist Band Colour Additional Info
5 years & under Always accompanied
Max of 2 children to every 1 caregiver
Pink None
6 years Always accompanied
Max of 4 children to every 1 caregiver
Orange Green Wrist Bands are required to swim in the deep end. A child must pass the facility swim test to get a Green Wrist Band. The Orange Wrist Band must still be worn and the child must still be accompanied at all times by a caregiver.
7 – 9 years Always accompanied
or pass the facility swim test
Max of 4 children to every 1 caregiver
Orange or Green Green Wrist Bands are required to swim in the deep end. A child must pass the facility swim test to get a Green Wrist Band. This replaces the Orange Wrist Band and the child does not need to be accompanied by a caregiver.
10+ No supervision required None or Green Green Wrist Bands are required to swim in the deep end. A child must pass the facility swim test to get a Green Wrist Band.

Change rooms

There are a limited number of pools that have a family/universal change room:

  • Children 6 years of age and younger can use the change room with their caregiver regardless of the child’s gender.
  • Children 7 years of age and older must use the change room designated for their gender.
  • You can make alternate arrangements with facility staff if change room accommodations don’t work for you.

Lockers may be available in change rooms to store items. The City of Toronto is not responsible for lost or stolen items.


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 all City of Toronto facilities.

Day Camps and Groups

  • Day camp/group caregivers are responsible for their group while in the facility.
  • Children aged 7+ who pass the facility swim test must be accompanied and supervised to a max ratio of 10 children to 1 caregiver.
  • Caregivers not in the water must stay on deck and visible to the group/camp and facility staff.
  • Day camps/groups must make arrangements with facility staff before their visit.
  • Day camps/groups must sign-in with facility staff before each visit.
  • Numbers of male and female children and caregivers must be indicated at sign-in.
  • Male and female caregivers must be available for supervision in respective change rooms.
  • Day camps/groups must enforce a buddy system for all children.
  • Day camp/group staff must wear identifiable uniform or clothing.

There is a $12 replacement fee for lost or stolen passes.

Fees effective January 1, 2021.