Swimming Lessons

Click here to see our Spring & Summer swimming lessons schedule 

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.

Registration now open for Spring, Summer 1 and Summer 2 lessons.

Registration is now open for our Summer Camps. Click here to see our Camps

 

Spring Session: May 5th - June 25th

Registration begins March 22nd.
No classes: May 19th, 20th, 21st.
The CGAC is closed for Good Friday.

Summer Session 1: June 25th - July 24th

Registration begins March 22nd

Summer Session 2: July 31st - August 23rd

Registration begins March 22nd 
No classes August 6th.
The CGAC is closed for New Brunswick Day. 

To register:

Click the "Register for our Programs" button on the right-hand side of this page. 
Click the "Preschool" or "School Age" menu icosn on the left-hand side of the page.
Select which program you would like to register for by hitting the green "Register" button.
Create or sign into your registration account and proceed to payment.

Don't have an account? We can do registrations over the phone with a credit card!
Call us at 506 658 4715 to register. 

 

Check out our current swim program offerings below:

Parent & Tot Classes
(6 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!

Classes Offered:

  1. Parent & Tot 1 (6-12 Months of age)
  2. Parent & Tot 2 (12-24 Months of age)
  3. Parent & Tot 3 (24-36 Months of age)

Preschool Classes
(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 Apricots at the minimum of age of 3 years old, and from Bananas to Pineapples children will be from 3-5 years old.

Classes offered:

  1. Preschool Level 1 (Apricots) 
  2. Preschool Level 2 (Bananas)
  3. Preschool Level 3 (Coconuts)
  4. Preschool Level 4 (Kiwis)
  5. Preschool Level 5 (Pineapples)

Lifesaving Society Programs
(6 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! 

Classes Offered:

  1. Swimmer 1
  2. Swimmer 1 Advanced
  3. Swimmer 2
  4. Swimmer 3
  5. Swimmer 4
  6. Swimmer 5
  7. Swimmer 6
  8. Rookie Patrol
  9. Ranger Patrol
  10. Star Patrol

Click this link to see the conversion of levels from the Red Cross to LifeSaving Society levels

 

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 basic 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.

 

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