Adult Aquatics

Workout, learn to swim, and improve your stroke. If swimming is your workout, book your Lane Swim or Aquafit class today. If you want to learn to swim or improve your stroke technique, we offer a range of Lifesaving Society classes and private and semi-private instruction. All adult swimming programs are taught by Lifesaving Society certified instructors.

Workout, Learn to Swim, and Improve Your Stroke

Swimming is great exercise! If swimming is your workout, book your Lane Swim or Aquafit class today. If you want to learn to swim or improve your stroke technique, we offer a range of Lifesaving Society classes and private instruction. All adult swimming programs are taught by Lifesaving Society certified instructors.

Adult swim programs, with the exception of Lane Swim, are open to people 18 years and up.

Adult Swim Programs

Aquafit

Take is easy or go all out. You determine the level of intensity that’s right for you. Our Aquafit class is a great workout for everyone!

Aquafit is an instructor led workout session, on a drop-in basis. This program is targeted to those looking for a fun, low-impact workout – perfect for rehab, maintenance and muscle building.

Capacity

25 people

Fall/Winter Schedule (September 6, 2022 to April 6, 2023)

  • Monday and Wednesday: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 1:45 pm to 2:45 pm

Fees

Included in Grange Fitness Centre membership or Day Pass

Please note: This is a drop-in program on a first come, first serve basis. Spots are limited.

Lane Swim

Open swim for swimming continuous lengths. Swimmers are encouraged to bring their own personal equipment. (This is not a leisure swim. Only swimming lengths are permitted.)

Open to ages 16+ and swimmers 12+ that can swim 2 continuous lengths.

Please note the following lanes are available: Senior, Slow, Medium, Fast

Capacity

25 people

Fees

Included in Grange Fitness Centre membership or Day Pass

Fall/Winter Schedule (September 6, 2022 to April 6, 2023)

Monday and Wednesday
  • 7:00 am to 9:25 am
  • 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Tuesday and Thursday
  • 7:00 am to 9:25 am
  • 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
  • 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Friday
  • 7:00 am to 9:25 am
  • 10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday
  • 8:30 am to 9:55 am
  • 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
*Family Day Weekend Hours (February 18 and February 19)
  • 8:30 am to 10:00 am
  • 11:00 am to 12:45 pm
  • 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Please note: This is a drop-in program on a first come, first serve basis. Spots are limited.

Private Lessons

Private Lessons are one-on-one swim instruction with a Lifesaving Society Certified instructor. The great thing about Private lessons is that you can learn at your pace and you can communicate your personal swimming goals with the instructor.

Private lessons are available for all age groups.

Capacity

1 person per class

Spring Lessons (April 11 to June 19, 2023)

  • Schedule: Visit our online portal to view the Spring schedule and to register online (available starting March 16 at 10:00 am).
  • Private Lesson Fees: $297 for 9 lessons, or $330 for 10 lessons

Spring Registration is Now Open

You can register and pay online for all swim lessons and courses. If you have any questions, please contact the Recreation Supervisor at aquatics@universitysettlement.ca, or call 416‑598‑3444 ext. 228.

Group Swim Lessons for Adults (Beginner)

Learn basic swimming skills and water safety. This is an introductory or beginner level course. Students will learn to swim 1 length (25 yards) of the pool. Students will develop comfort in the water through basic floatation, movement and breathing skills. The course also fosters basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to prepare, stay safe, and survive in and around water. This class is for ages 18+.

Capacity

4 people per class

Spring Lessons (April 11 to June 19, 2023)

  • Schedule: Visit our online portal to view the Spring schedule and to register online (available starting March 16 at 10:00 am).
  • Group Lesson Fees: $162 for 9 lessons, or $180 for 10 lessons

Spring Registration is Now Open

You can register and pay online for all swim lessons and courses. If you have any questions, please contact the Recreation Supervisor at aquatics@universitysettlement.ca, or call 416‑598‑3444 ext. 228.

Agency Membership Fees: In addition to program fees, an annual Agency Membership ($25 plus HST per year) is required for all individuals participating in swim lessons and courses at University Settlement.

Free Leisure Swim (All Ages)

Come and enjoy the pool. Have fun and get comfortable in the water. Our Free Leisure Swims are open to all ages – adults, seniors, kids, and youth. Everyone in the pool!

  • Shallow and deep areas separated
  • Proper supervision ratios
  • Age restrictions for swimming alone
  • Swim tests for deep-end access apply

Capacity

30 people

Fall/Winter Schedule (September 6, 2022 to April 6, 2023)

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Friday: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 2:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Fees

Included in University Settlement Agency Membership

Note: For a family booking with kids, one parent has to be an agency member & can book for a maximum of 4 family members within the same household.

Please note: This is a drop-in program on a first come, first serve basis. Spots are limited.

Friendly Reminder: Don’t Forget to Bring your Mask, Gear, and Water

Mask wearing is not required but it is encouraged. Please wear a mask in all indoor spaces (including locker rooms). Don’t forget to bring any gear you need, including your own water bottle (filled).