Swimming

Daily Schedules

Leisure & Lengths - Mar 17 & 24 ONLY
Parent & Tot (Begins September 9)
1:30pm - 3:00pm
50 & Better
3:00pm - 5:00pm
No Pool Access - Sauna & Steamroon Only
3:00pm - 5:00pm
No Pool Access - Sauna & Steamroon Only
6:30pm - 8:00pm
No Pool Access - Sauna/Steam Room Only
8:30pm - 9:30pm
Leisure & Lengths - Mar 17 & 24 ONLY
6:00am - 9:00am
Early Bird Swim*
9:00am - 3:00pm
+ Leisure & Lengths*
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Everyone Welcome
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Adult Lengths
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Everyone Welcome
8:30pm - 11:00pm
Leisure & Lengths
11:00pm - 12:30am
Late Night Swim $3
6:00am - 9:00am
Early Bird Swim*
9:00am - 11:00am
+ Sauna & Steam Room Available ONLY
10:30am - 11:30am
Leisure & Widths (Note: preschool lessons in small pool 10:30-11am)*
11:30am - 1:30pm
Leisure & Lengths*
1:30pm - 3:00pm
50 & Better
3:00pm - 8:00pm
Swim Lessons & Family Drop-in (allocated space in big pool & shared space in small pool for families)
8:00pm - 11:00pm
Leisure & Lengths (wh Masters 8-9:30am)
11:00pm - 12:30am
Late Night Swim $3
6:00am - 9:00am
Early Bird Swim*
9:00am - 11:00am
+ Sauna & Steam Room Available ONLY
10:30am - 3:00pm
Leisure & Lengths (Note: preschool lessons in small pool 10:30-11am)*
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sauna & Steam Room Available ONLY
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Adult Lengths
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Everyone Welcome
8:30pm - 11:00pm
Leisure & Lengths
11:00pm - 12:30am
Late Night Swim $3
6:00am - 9:00am
Early Bird Swim*
9:00am - 11:00am
+ Sauna & Steam Room Available ONLY
10:30am - 11:30am
Leisure & Widths (Note: preschool lessons in small pool 10:30-11am)*
11:30am - 1:30pm
Leisure & Lengths*
1:30pm - 3:00pm
50 & Better
3:00pm - 8:00pm
Swim Lessons & Family Drop-in (allocated space in big pool & shared space in small pool for families)
8:00pm - 11:00pm
Leisure & Lengths (wh Masters 8-9:30am)
11:00pm - 12:30am
Late Night Swim $3
6:00am - 9:00am
Early Bird Swim*
9:00am - 1:15pm
+ Leisure & Lengths*
1:15pm - 3:00pm
School Swim (bookings vary, call ahead to reception to see if pool is available)
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Parent & Tot
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Adult Lengths
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Kid's Fun Swim
9:30pm - 11:00pm
Leisure & Lengths
11:00pm - 12:30am
Late Night Swim $3
6:00am - 9:00am
Early Bird Swim*
9:00am - 11:30am
Sauna & Steam Room Available ONLY
11:30am - 1:00pm
Integrated Swim
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Kid’s Fun Swim
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Adult Lengths
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Everyone Welcome
9:30pm - 11:00pm
Leisure & Lengths
11:00pm - 12:30am
Late Night Swim $3
6:00am - 9:00am
Early Bird Swim*
9:00am - 11:30am
Sauna & Steam Room Available ONLY
11:30am - 1:00pm
Family Swim
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Kid’s Fun Swim
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Adult Lengths
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Everyone Welcome
9:30pm - 11:00pm
Leisure & Lengths
11:00pm - 12:30am
Late Night Swim $3

* FAMILIES WELCOME IN THE SMALL POOL.

All schedules subject to change.

All children, under 7 years of age, must be accompanied in the water & remain in arms reach of a responsible adult/guardian (16 years of age or older) AT ALL TIMES.

During swim lessons the pool & hot tub are not available for drop-in use as there is no lifeguard on duty.

Look for the + symbol next to classes that coincide with Playtime Childminding Service Mon-Fri 8:45-11:15am NOTE: DOES NOT RUN DURING THE SUMMER, CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS, OR SPRING BREAK

The Pool at Oak Bay Recreation Centre is your destination for a variety of drop-in swimming sessions. Fit in a swim after a workout in the Fitness Studio, come for a relaxing dip after work, or join family and friends for public swimming… the choice is yours!

Public Swimming sessions are included with your Annual Pass.

Session descriptions below schedules.

For upcoming special events in the pool be sure to check the Event Calendar.


50 & Better Swim

A time for swimmers aged 50 & up, including length swimming, leisure space, 50+ swimming lessons and drop-in aquafit classes. Adults under the age of 50 are welcome to share the sauna, steam room and hot tub.

Adult Length Swim

An early evening adult-only length swim with lane and leisure space available to adults aged 16 & up.

Early Bird

Early morning length swimming, leisure space and drop-in aquafit classes seven days a week for a special rate. See page 2. Families are welcome to enjoy the small pool and children 12 years or younger may swim lengths when accompanied by an adult.

Everyone Welcome Swim

Featuring two waterslides, inflatable toys, rope swings, games and more. Swimmers of all ages are welcome. Length swimming space is not available. Drop-in Deep Water aquafit classes share the pool on Monday evening at 6:30pm.

Family Swim

The Blue Slidewinder, games and water toys will be available during this relaxed family time. INTEGRATED SWIM Swimmers with disabilities are welcome to enjoy the pool free of charge. Free admission includes one person with a disability and up to 2 family members or friends. The pool offers an on deck lift and specialized changing facilities. Length swimming, leisure space and the Blue Slidewinder will be available.

Kids Fun Swim

An action packed swim for kids and families featuring theme days, two waterslides, inflatable toys, rope swings, games and prizes. Swimmers of all ages are welcome. Length swimming space is not available.

Late Night Swim

Featuring length swimming, leisure space, table tennis, chess and foosball. The dropslide runs every night at 9:30pm. Swim for just $3 after 11pm.

Leisure & Lengths

Offers length swimming, leisure space and drop-in aquafit classes. Families are welcome to enjoy the small pool and children 12 years or younger may swim lengths when accompanied by an adult. On Monday and Friday mornings the Blue Slidewinder will be open for Special Education classes. Length swimming space is shared with Drop-in Masters Swimming on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

Leisure & Widths

Width swimming is available in the main pool while aquafit takes place in the shallow end. Families are welcome to enjoy the small pool and children 12 years or younger may swim lengths when accompanied by an adult.

Masters Swimming

A supervised drop-in swimming workout for swimmers of all ages.

Parent & Tot

A quiet time in the small pool for parents & children under the age of 7. The main pool is unavailable during this swim.

Swim Lessons

Lessons are offered for all ages and abilities. The sauna and steam room are available to the public during swim lessons, but all pools, including the hot tub, are closed.

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