Take swimming lessons or an advanced aquatics leadership program with the Town of Orangeville. We offer Lifesaving Society Swim for Life programs that focus on skills development and safety in the water.

Summer Registration - Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 8 a.m.  

Programs will be available for online viewing as of April 26, 2022 at 8 a.m. 

Summer session begins on Monday July 3, 2022.

Public swims, lane swims and aquafit classes have resumed.  On-line pre-registration is required.  Registration opens 75 hours in advance of the program start time. Walk-ins are welcome, but to guarantee your spot, pre-registration is recommended. 

Check out our drop-in swimming and aquatics programs. Whether you are looking to swim laps, try aquafit or aqua Zumba®, or just want a leisure swim with the family, we've got a drop-in program for you. 

Register for Drop-in Swimming

Swimming pool facilities

The Town of Orangeville has two pools open to the public:

Amenities

The Alder Recreation Centre has the following pool amenities: (CLOSED - under renovations till 2022

  • 25 m, six-lane pool
  • accessible pool entry
  • leisure pool with ramp access entry, wide gradual stems, two water spray features and jet area
  • water slide (riders must be 122 cm tall to use the slide)
  • family change room

The Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre has the following pool amenities:

  • 25 m, six-lane pool
  • lap pool

Rules and guidelines

Make sure to follow our pool rules and guidelines while swimming at one of our facilities:

  • no person having a communicable disease or open sores on his or her body shall enter the pool
  • no person shall bring a glass container onto the deck or into the pool and change rooms
  • no person shall pollute the water in the pool in any manner, and spitting, spouting of water and blowing the nose in the pool or on the deck are prohibited
  • no person shall engage in boisterous play in or about the pool
  • always lock and protect your personal belongings (the Town assumes no responsibility for lost or stolen items)
  • strollers aren't allowed on the pool deck or in the showers
  • all devices that can take pictures or videos are prohibited in the showers, change rooms, washrooms and pool area
  • please shower with soap and warm water before entering or re-entering the pool deck
  • profanity and verbal abuse to other customers or staff will not be tolerated (See Town of Orangeville R-Zone policy)
  • breath holding games are discouraged

If you are swimming laps, you need to follow these rules:

  • equipment such as paddles, fins, pull buoys, and flutter boards are to be used at the discretion of the lifeguard(s) on duty

Supervision requirements

Supervision requirements are enforced at all swims and pool rentals. Our requirements indicate the maximum number of children that one responsible person, who is at least 14 years old, is able to supervise.

 Ages 0 to 6
 

Children who are six years old or younger, regardless of their swimming ability, must be directly supervised in the water by a parent or guardian. The parent or guardian must be at least 14 years of age. While supervising a child under the age of six, you must remain within arm's reach of the child at all times in order to provide immediate help, if necessary.

You can supervise a maximum of two children under the age of six at a time.

Swim test

Children under the age of six must take a facility swim test in order to swim in the deep end.

Ages 7 to 9 
 

Children between the ages of seven and nine who are unable to complete a facility swim test must:

  • wear an orange wristband
  • have direct supervision in the pool by a parent or guardian

The parent or guardian must be at least 14 years old and remain within arm's reach of the child in order to provide immediate help, if necessary. You can supervise a maximum of two children at a time.

Children between the ages of seven and nine who pass a swim test are required to:

  • wear a green wristband
  • be accompanied by a parent or guardian who maintains visual contact with the child at all times

The parent or guardian must be at least 14 years of age and remain in the pool or viewing area at all times.

Ages 10+  
 Children 10 and older do not require supervision by a parent or guardian while at the pool.
Medical conditions  

Participants with serious medical conditions must be accompanied by individuals knowledgeable of their condition and responsible for their direct supervision.

Facility swim test

Upon arrival at the swim, you’ll complete a facility swim test. To successfully complete the test, you must demonstrate that you can swim continuously for at least 25 metres and tread water for one minute.