Swimming Lessons

From toddlers to adults, the Canada Games Aquatic Centre has a swimming lesson for you! We are certified by the Lifesaving Society to provide first-class swimming programs to ensure total confidence and ability in the water.

If you've taken swimming lessons at another facility and want to know which level would fit your swimmer best: Please refer to this conversion chart.

Due to COVID-19, swimming lessons from Parent-Tot up to Swimmer 2 levels MUST have a caregiver in the water with the participant. This is a precaution to avoid unnecessary physical contact!

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Fall 2020 Sign ups are here for Session 1!
September 12 - November 9th
Click here for a PDF of the schedule.

Click the "Register for our Programs" button on the right-hand side of this page. 
Don't have an account? We can do registrations in-person or over the phone with a credit card!
Call us at (506) 658-4715 to register. 

Private Lessons*
(All ages)

Looking to learn how to swim, or develop your swimming abilities? Our private lessons allow our instructors to customize a program for your needs.

*CAREGIVER MUST BE IN WATER WITH PARTICIPANT if between the levels of Parent-Tot up to Swimmer 2

Parent & Tot Classes*
Maximum of 6 per class
(4 months - 3 years old)

The parent and child classes at the Aquatic Centre focus on children become comfortable with the water at an early age, focusing on kicking, splashing and blowing bubbles. As the child makes their way through the program, they will learn how to enter and exit the pool independently, as well as swim on their own!

*CAREGIVER MUST BE IN WATER WITH PARTICIPANT

Preschool Classes*
Maximum of 4 per class
(3-5 years old)

The preschool program continues the child's learning of all things swimming! These classes again help children become even more comfortable in the water, all while introducing them to the proper strokes as the student moves forward in the program. Classes start for Preschool Level 1 participants at the age of 3 years old, and from Preschool Level 2 to Level 5 children will be from 3-5 years old.

*CAREGIVER MUST BE IN WATER WITH PARTICIPANT

School Age
Swim 1-2: Maximum of 4 per class*
Swim 3-6: Maximum of 6 per class**
Swim 7-9: Maximum of 8 per class**
(5 years and over)

Certified by the Lifesaving Society of Canada, these programs develop students skills in underwater swimming, front/back floats, glides, front/backstrokes, all culminating in first aid skills as well as up to 600 metre swims! Our recommended age for Swimmer classes starts at 5 years, but programming is based primarily on ability level and comfort level within the water. 

Call (506) 658-4715 for information on getting your child assessed for Swimming Lessons! 

*CAREGIVER MUST BE IN WATER WITH PARTICIPANT
**SOCIAL DISTANCING MUST BE PRACTICED IN CLASS TO REDUCE PHYSICAL CONTACT!

Learn-to-Swim Programs for Teens and Adults

It's never too late to learn to swim! Our learn-to-swim programs for teens and adults help establish the fundamentals for individuals who have had little to no swim lessons as children. The primary lessons help students learn to swim and be more comfortable with the water, whereas the strokes classes are participation-based programs where we help students achieve their personal goals.