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 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.
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.
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.
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.