Kids & Youth Swim

A fun and safe environment for your child to gain confidence, learn water safety, and develop basic swimming skills

Learning to swim lasts a lifetime. Our programs encourage everyone to have fun and be comfortable in the water, whether it’s one of our Free Toddler and Family Swim sessions or paid Lifesaving Society classes.

Our Lifesaving Society swimming lessons develop great swimmers. All instructors are certified by the Lifesaving Society and High-Five™ trained.

All swims must be pre-booked. No drop-ins.

Kids & Youth Swim Programs (September 13 to December 19)

FREE! Toddler Fun Swim

Enjoy a fun swim with your little ones! Come splash around and let your kids get comfortable in the water. Babies and children up to 5 years with one or two parents.

Capacity:
20 people, 6‑feet distance

Date & Time:
Tuesday & Thursday
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Fees:
Free!

Parent & Tot Classes

Through in-water interaction between parent and child, this Lifesaving Society class stresses the importance of play in developing water-positive attitudes and skills. Since activities and progressions are based on child development, parents should register in the level appropriate for their child’s age. Targeted Water Smart® drowning prevention messages are an integrated into the program.

  • Parent and Tot 1 (4 – 12 months)
  • Parent and Tot 2 (12 – 24 months)
  • Parent and Tot 3 (2 – 3 years)

Capacity:
3 people, 6‑feet distance

Monday:
11:15 am to 11:45 am
Fees: $286

Wednesday or Friday:
11:15 am to 11:45 am
Fees: $308

Swim Lessons (3 – 5 years)

Preschool programs develop an appreciation and healthy respect for the water. In our five basic aquatic progressions we work to ensure 3 to 5-year-olds become comfortable in the water and have fun developing a foundation of water skills. Targeted Water Smart® drowning prevention messages are an integrated into the program.

Capacity:
3 people, 6‑feet distance

Preschool 1:

  • Monday: 5 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Fees: $286

Preschool 2:

  • Tuesday or Thursday: 5 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Fees: $308

Preschool 3:

  • Tuesday: 4 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Friday: 5 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Fees: $308

Preschool 4:

  • Wednesday or Thursday: 4 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Fees: $308

Preschool 5:

  • Tuesday or Friday: 4 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Fees: $308

Swim Lessons (5 – 12 years)

Progressions accommodate beginners and swimmers who want to build on the basics. Lots of in-water practice develops solid swimming strokes and skills. Targeted Water Smart® drowning prevention messages are an integrated into the program.

Capacity:
3 people, 6‑feet distance

Swimmer 1

  • Monday: 4 pm to 4:30 pm (Fees: $286)
  • Thursday: 4 pm to 4:30 pm (Fees: $308)

Swimmer 2

  • Tuesday: 4 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 6 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Sunday: 11 am to 11:30 am
  • Fees: $308

Swimmer 3

  • Thursday: 5 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Friday: 4 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Saturday or Sunday: 12 pm to 12:30 pm
  • Fees: $308

Swimmer 4

  • Wednesday: 4 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Friday: 5 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Fees: $308

Swimmer 5

  • Tuesday or Friday: 4 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Fees: $308

Swimmer 6

  • Tuesday: 5 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am to 10:30am
  • Fees: $308

Kids & Youth Swim (Ages 10 to 17)

Come and enjoy the pool with your friends. Have fun and get comfortable in the water and maybe even get some water safety or swimming stroke tips. Jump in!

Capacity:
20 people, 6‑feet distance

Date & Time:
Friday
6:15 pm to 7 pm

Fees:
$2 per swim or purchase a 10-swim card for $20

Family Swim

Don’t forget to check out our Family Swim programs!

New Health & Safety Steps for Swimmers

Your health and safety, and that of our staff is our top priority. It is everyone’s responsibility. Please familiarize yourself with the mandatory health and safety measures at University Settlement.

Pre-Book Your Swim Online

All swims must be pre-booked. No drop-ins. Pre-book your swim session online using our new online portal: PickTime. See below for more details.

Arrive Early to Check-in and Complete Screening

Plan to arrive 15 minutes before your swim session begins. Everyone must complete COVID-19 symptom screening when they arrive. You can complete your screening questionnaire online to speed up the process.

Proof of Vaccination

To enter the facility, everyone must show their Proof of Vaccination (two doses plus 14 days) along with an original piece of government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license, health card, passport, Canadian permanent resident card, etc.).

Wear a Mask

Mask wearing is mandatory in all public spaces but not during your swim session.

Maintain Physical Distance

Everyone must maintain a physical distance of 6 feet at all times (including when inside the Locker Rooms).

Bring Your Own Gear and Drinking Water

Bring any gear you need, including your own water bottle (filled). Water fountains are not available at this time.

Limited Access to Locker Rooms

We are limiting the number of people who have access to the Locker Rooms. Locker Rooms are only available to people using the pool or the Grange Fitness Centre.

Online Pre-Booking Required

To help keep you safe, we are limiting the number of participants. To participate, you must pre-book your swim on PickTime scheduling portal.

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to use the reservation you have made for the Pool, please cancel it right away. Reservations will be held for 15 minutes. If you arrive later than 15 minutes, you will lose your priority and your spot will be given to another member.

With our new limited capacity, the Pool may be totally booked up on PickTime but in reality there are often spaces available when people don’t show up. Please be considerate of your fellow members and cancel your reservation if you are unable to attend. Thank you.

High Five

Proudly HIGH FIVE™ Accredited

HIGH FIVE™ is Canada’s only comprehensive quality standard for children’s programs. Based on a holistic approach to healthy child development, it’s quality framework addresses Staff Training and Development, Program Assessments, Policies/Procedures, and Awareness.