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 NOTE: On Saturday, March 30 Public Swim from 1:00 - 3:00pm is cancelled. 

Pool Admission Standards

*NEW* Children under 10 years who are non-swimmers MUST be accompanied by an individual who is 14 years or older and responsible for their direct supervision. Maximum ratio 2:1. Children who are 8 & 9 years that are strong swimmers may take the facility swim test to determine if they can enter the pool by themselves. Children 7 years & under MUST be accompanied by an individual 14 years or older. (Public Pools Regulation, Under the Health Protection and Promotion Act Reg. 565 s.17.21 and Lifesaving Society's Guide to Ontario Public Pools Regulations, Section 17. updated July 2018)

For more details about the swim admission click here.

TYPE
 
1 VISIT

10 VISIT PASS

20 VISIT PASS

6 MONTH MEMBERSHIPYEARLY MEMBERSHIP
           
Preschool (Under 4 years) $3.75 $31.88 $60.00 $110.92 $179.41
Student (5 to 17 years) $4.75 $40.38 $76.00 $171.21 $272.54
Senior (65+ years)  $4.75 $40.38 $76.00 $171.21 $272.54
Adult (18 years & older) $5.50 $46.75 $88.00 $212.30 $356.08
Aquafit (Instructor led) $6.75 $60.75 $121.50 $212.30 $356.08
Family (same household, max. 5) $12.25 $104.13 $196.00 $367.15 $597.11
Additional Family Members $2.50 each HST included where applicable    
6 MONTH PASS INCLUDES: Admission to any public swim program listed above - valid for 6 months from date of purchase.
YEAR MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:
Admission to any public swim program listed above plus shinny and 10% off Hanover Parks, Recreation & Culture program registration fees - valid for 1 year from date of purchase.

Code of Behaviour

The Town of Hanover endeavours to provide the highest level of safety and enjoyment to all participants and staff members for the duration of its programs. The guidelines have been developed to ensure that all involved are aware of acceptable behaviour. Course language, physical and aggressive behaviour, inappropriate or uncooperative behaviour will be recorded, reported and may result in removal from the program and/or facility.

 

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
LANE SWIM | Main pool, swirlpool & sauna. Swim in a loop in a slow, medium or fast lane.   

6:00 - 8:00am
11:45 - 12:45pm

6:00 - 8:00am
11:45 - 12:45pm
8:35 - 9:50pm

6:00 - 8:00am
11:45 - 12:45pm

6:00 - 8:00am
11:45 - 12:45pm
8:35 - 9:50pm

6:00 - 8:00am
11:45 - 12:45pm

7:00- 8:30am

 11:45 - 12:45pm

AQUAFIT | Drop In Classes. 45 Minute Classes with 15 minutes at end to enjoy sauna and swirlpool. 

8:30 - 9:15am 

8:30 - 9:15am
Deep End Only 

7:30 - 8:15pm 
3 lanes 

8:30 - 9:15am 

8:30 - 9:15am 
Circuit Training 

7:30 - 8:15pm 
3 lanes 

8:30 - 9:15am

 

 

AQUA MOTION | Drop In Classes. 45 Minute Classes with 15 minutes at end to enjoy sauna and swirlpool.
  3:00 - 3:45pm   

3:00 - 3:45pm 

     
ADULT & TOT | Wading pool play time for 6 yrs & under with adult. Toddlers must wear tight-legged plastic pants or special pool pant diaper! Diapers are not recommended. No more than 2 children per adult. Little swimmers ae available at the customer service desk for $2.50 each.

11:30 - 12:30pm

11:30 - 12:30pm

6:30 - 7:30pm

11:30 - 12:30pm

11:30 - 12:30pm

11:30 - 12:30pm

 

 

FAMILY SWIM | Entire pool.
            10:30 - 11:30am 
toonie swim 
PUBLIC SWIM | Entire pool. 
   

6:45 - 7:45pm
toonie swim 

 

6:30 - 7:30pm 
toonie swim 

1:00 - 3:00pm

 1:00 - 3:00pm

ADULT/SENIOR | Main pool, swirlpool, sauna.  *One lane available for leisure swim only.
3:00 - 4:00pm 3:00 - 4:00pm
Deep End Only 
Leisure Swim

3:00 - 4:00pm

3:00 - 4:00pm
Deep End Only 
Leisure Swim

3:00 - 4:00pm

   

Coin lockers are available - 25 or 50 cents. Please lock your belongings.

Schedule Changes:  

  • Friday February 1, 2019 | PA Day Swim (toonie swim) | 1:00 - 2:00pm  
  • Thursday February 14, 2019 | Adult & Tot Valentine's Day Swim | 11:30a, - 12:30pm  
  • Monday February 18, 2019 | Family Day FREE Swim | 1:00 - 3:00pm 
  • Monday March 11 to Friday March 15, 2019 | Pick up our March Break Schedule! 

We are excited to offer you the ability to easily and securely view and purchase programs, memberships and passes online!  

Our Online Registration System is:
Fast! No more line ups.
Easy! Memberships are just a few clicks away.
Timely! With anytime, around the clock access
Convenient! Purchase from the comfort of your home
Secure! Your account information remains private.

Create your Account Online or Register Now 

 519.364.2310  
269 7th Avenue Hanover, ON N4N 2H5

Waitlists

If a class was filled before your form was processed, you will be waitlisted ONLY if you aren’t accommodated in any of your other options – you will be contacted should a space become available prior to the second lesson.

Class Transfers

You can switch classes prior to lesson #2, if there is space available.

We are offering Lifesaving Society Lessons.  While the names of our classes are changing, our commitment to providing excellent instruction remains the same.  Please see the chart below to identify which level your child should register in for the upcoming season.

Swim Lessons Prescreen

What level should you register in? Staff members will evaluate your child’s swimming abilities and recommend the appropriate level. Call 519.364.2310 x 2121 to arrange a time.

Janaury 7 to March 22, 2019 
Monday to Friday | 11:30 - 12:30pm

January 26 to March 23, 2019  
Saturday & Sundays | 12:00 - 12:45pm

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Please note the previous Red Cross Program name is in brackets below.

SPRING FEE

PARENT & TOT 1  (Starfish) 4-12 months - With a caregiver the child will explore the water through buoyancy, movement skills, introduction to PFD’s and entries. Learn how to help your child play in the water with comfort and confidence.  $69.35
PARENT & TOT 2  (Duck) 12 - 24 months. With a caregiver the child will perform assisted front and back floats, learn how to travel at the surface by kicking, introduction to PFD’s and entries. This level teaches children to get their face wet and blow bubbles. $69.35
PARENT & TOT 3  (Turtle) 2 - 3 years. With a caregiver the child will have fun jumping into the water with assistance. They learn to hold their breath and open their eyes under water. Kicking on front and back provide the building blocks for orientation and stroke development. $69.35
PRESCHOOL A1  (Sea Otter 1)3 - 5 years. Parents to accompany child into the water for the first 5 classes. Preschoolers develop a foundation of water skills with the Instructors. Swimmers jump into chest-deep water assisted. Floating on front and back, and back glides with assistance for 3 seconds. Shallow water movement wearing a PFD. Fitness swim 1 - 2 m assisted. $72.97
PRESCHOOL A2  (Sea Otter 2) 3 - 5 Years. Preschoolers develop a foundation of water skills with the Instructors. Swimmers jump into chest-deep water assisted. Floating on front and back, and back glides with assistance for 3 seconds. Shallow water movement wearing a PFD. Fitness swim 1 - 2 m unassisted. $72.97
PRESCHOOL B  (Salamander) 3 - 5 years. Preschoolers jump into chest-deep water and get in and get out wearing a PFD. They submerge and exhale under water. They glide on front and back 3m and with a buoyant aid will flutter kick on back 5 m. Fitness swim 2-4m unassisted. $72.97
PRESCHOOL C  (Sunfish) 3 - 5 years. Preschoolers try both a jump and a side roll into deep water while wearing a PFD. They recover objects from the bottom in waist-deep water. They work on kicking and gliding through the water on front and back unassisted. Fitness swim 5 - 7 m unassisted. $72.97
PRESCHOOL D  (Crocodile) 3 - 5 years. Preschoolers learn independent jumps into deep water and exit. They open their eyes under water and recover objects from chest-deep water. Front crawl is introduced at this level and for 2-3m unassisted. Fitness swim is 7- 9 m unassisted. $72.97
PRESCHOOL E  (Whale) 3 - 5 years. Preschoolers build on deep water skills by demonstrating a forward roll entry with a PFD. They develop endurance by holding their breath under water for up to 10 sec. Interval training and whip kick is introduced at this level. Fitness swim 10-12m. $72.97
BEGINNER 1 6 - 8 years. This is an introductory class for children aged 6 to 8 with little or no experience in the water. Participants will learn head and face submersion, front/back and side swim (assisted). The swim instructor works to ensure that the participants become confortable int the water and have fun developing a basic foundation of water skills.  $72.97
SWIMMER 1  (SWIM KIDS 1) 6+ years. Beginners become comfortable jumping into water with and without a personal flotation device. They open their eyes, exhale and hold their breath underwater. They work on floats, glides and kicking on front and back. $72.97
SWIMMER 2  (SWIM KIDS 2 & 3) 6+ years. Advanced beginners jump into deeper water, and become comfortable falling sideways into the water wearing a personal flotation device. Swimmers support themselves at the surface without an aid, recover an object in chest-deep water. Fitness swim is 10- 15m. $72.97
SWIMMER 3  (SWIM KIDS 4) 6+ years. Swimmers develop front and back crawl strokes, and explore whip kick in a vertical position. Swimmers tread water for up to 30 sec and learn to transition from front to back flutter kick. Fitness swim is 20- 25m. $72.97
SWIMMER 4  (SWIM KIDS 5) 6+ years. Swimmers work towards stride dives and standing dives into deep water. They improve the front crawl, back crawl and whip kick. Swimmers are introduced to a 3m underwater swim. Fitness swim is 50m. $72.97
SWIMMER 5  (SWIM KIDS 6) 6+ years. Junior swimmers shallow dive into deep water and perform in-water back somersaults. They achieve the Canadian Swim to Survive Standard: roll into deep water, tread 1 min and swim 50m. Swimmers continue to develop front and back crawl while breaststroke skills are introduced. Fitness swim is 1OOm. $77.79
SWIMMER 6  (SWIM KIDS 7) 6+ years. Intermediate swimmers increase efficiency in front crawl, back crawl, and work to develop breaststroke skills. They are introduced to stride entries, scissor kick and vertical dolphin kick. They also develop strength and power by performing front and back crawl sprints. Fitness swim is 150m. $77.79
SWIMMER 7  (SWIM KIDS 8) 6+ years. Intermediate swimmers master dolphin kick, diving off of blocks and eggbeater. They are introduced to sculling and continue to maximize efficiency in front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Fitness swim is 300m. $77.79
SWIMMER 8  (SWIM KIDS 9) 8+ years. Swimmers rise to the challenge of advanced aquatic skills including head and foot first surface dives and a 25m obstacle swim. First aid focuses on assessment of conscious victims, contacting EMS and treatment for bleeding. They swim lengths of front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Fitness swim is 350m. $77.79
SWIMMER 9  (SWIM KIDS 10) 8+ years. Swimmers continue stroke development with 75m swims of front crawl, back crawl and breast stroke. Lifesaving skills include a rescue with a buoyant aid and a timed object support. First aid focuses on assessment of unconscious victims, treatment of victims in shock and obstructed airway procedures. Fitness swim is 500m. $77.79
SWIMMER 10 8+ years. Advanced Swimmers develop each stroke over 100m. They also learn lifesaving skills such as entries with aids, and removal of unconscious victims. First aid focuses on treatment of victims with bone and joint injuries, and respiratory emergencies. Swimming drills develop a strong lifesaving foundation. Fitness swim is 600m.  $77.79

 

PROGRAM

Tuesdays
Apr 2 - May 28

CODE

Wednesdays
Apr 3 - May 29

CODE

Thursdays
Apr 4 - May 30

CODE

Saturdays
Apr 6 - June 15

CODE

Lessons will be cancelled April 20 and May 18. 

Parent & Tot 1
4-12 mos

6:00 - 6:30pm 6625     5:30 - 6:00pm 6626 10:00 - 10:30am 6627

Parent & Tot 2
12-24 mos

6:00 - 6:30pm 6628 6:00 - 6:30pm 6629 5:30 - 6:00pm 6630 10:30 - 11:00am 6631

Parent & Tot 3
2 - 3 years

    6:00 - 6:30pm 6633 6:00 - 6:30pm 6634 9:30 - 10:00am 6635

Preschool A1
3-5 yrs w parent

5:15 - 5:45pm
5:45 - 6:15pm
6637
6638
4:30 - 5:00pm
5:45 - 6:15pm
6639
6640
5:30 - 6:00pm 6641 10:00 - 10:30am 
11:30 - 12:00pm
6642
6643

Preschool A2
3-5 yrs 

5:00 - 5:30pm 
5:30 - 6:00pm
6644
6645
4:45 - 5:15pm 
6:00 - 6:30pm 
6646
6647
5:00 - 5:30pm 6648 9:30 - 10:00am 
11:15 - 11:45am
11:45 - 12:15pm
6649
6650
6747

Preschool B
3-5 yrs

5:00 - 5:30pm  6653 4:30 - 5:00pm
5:00 - 5:30pm
6654
6655

4:30 - 5:00pm
5:15 - 5:45pm  

6656
6660
10:45 - 11:15am
11:45 - 12:15pm
6657
6658

Preschool C
3-5 yrs

4:30 - 5:00pm 6662 5:30 - 6:00pm 6663 4:45 - 5:15pm 6664 10:45 - 11:15am  6665

Preschool D
3-5 yrs

5:30 - 6:00pm  6666

5:00 - 5:30pm 

6667     11:00 - 11:30am   6668

Preschool E
3-5 yrs

5:30 - 6:00pm  6669

5:00 - 5:30pm

6670     11:00 - 11:30am  6671

Beginner 1
6 - 8 yrs

   

 

  4:45 - 5:15pm  6734 11:00 - 11:30am 6735

Swimmer 1
6+ yrs

5:00 - 5:30pm  6672  4:30 - 5:00pm
5:00 - 5:30pm
6673
6632
4:30 - 5:00pm 6674 10:15 - 10:45am 
12:00 - 12:30pm
6675
6636

Swimmer 2
6+ yrs 

4:30 - 5:00pm
5:45 - 6:15pm 
6683
6690
4:30 - 5:00pm 
5:45 - 6:15pm 
6684
6689

5:00 - 5:30pm
5:45 - 6:15pm

6685
6687
10:45 - 11:30am 
10:30 - 11:00am 
6686
6688

Swimmer 3
6+ yrs 

4:30 - 5:00pm  6692 4:30 - 5:00pm 
5:30 - 6:00pm 
6693
6698
4:30 - 5:00pm
5:45 - 6:15pm 
6694
6695
9:30 - 10:00am 
11:30 - 12:00pm
6696
6697

Swimmer 4
6+ yrs 

4:30 - 5:00pm 6699 5:45 - 6:15pm 6700 5:15 - 5:45pm  6701 9:30 - 10:00am 
11:15 - 11:45am
6702
6703

Swimmer 5
6+ yrs 

5:00 - 5:45pm  6704 5:00 - 5:45pm 6705 4:30 - 5:15pm 6706 10:00 - 10:45am 6707

Swimmer 6
6+ yrs 

5:00 - 5:45pm   6709 5:00 - 5:45pm  6710 5:00 - 5:45pm  6711 9:30 - 10:15am  6712

Swimmer 7
6+ yrs 

5:30 - 6:15pm  6713 5:45 - 6:30pm 6714 5:15 - 6:00pm 6715 10:45 - 11:30am 6516

Swimmer 8
8+ yrs  

5:30 - 6:15pm  6717 5:45 - 6:30pm 6718 5:15 - 6:00pm 6719 10:45 - 11:30am 6720

Swimmer 9
8+ yrs 

        5:45 - 6:30pm 6721 10:00 - 10:45am  6722

Swimmer 10
8+ yrs 

        5:45 - 6:30pm 6681 10:00- 10:45am  6682


Adults/Teens/Seniors Lessons

Now is a great time to learn how to swim for fun and fitness.  This program offers swimming skills/water safety instruction for adults, seniors and teens.  Lessons will be designed to meet the needs of the individual.  Ratio will be one instructor with two adults to accommodate various skill levels.

SPRING 2019   
Dates Saturdays |April 6 to June 15, 2019
Cancelled April 20 & May 18)
When 12:00 - 12:30pm | Code: 6623
12:15 - 12:45pm | Code: 6624
Cost $121.96

 

Private & Semi-Private Lessons 

Private and semi-private lessons are available for swimmers who need assistance mastering a particular skill or stroke. A few lessons with private instruction will leave the individual ready to continue with group lessons. All lessons are 30 minutes in length. To arrange private or semi-private lessons call the Aquatic Centre at 519.364.2310.

SPRING 2019 Per Lesson 5 Lessons 9 Lessons
Private $40.24 $139.94 $188.24
Semi-Private $33.48 $105.48 $131.83

 

Stroke Correction

Struggling with a specific swimming stroke? Join us and work on a variety of drill-type exercises to improve  your strokes. *Swimmer 4 and up. Must be currently enrolled in swim lessons. 

WINTER 2019  
Dates  January 26 to March 23, 2019
(cancelled March 16, 2019)
When Saturdays | 12:00 - 12:45pm
Cost $3.00 per visit (30 minutes)

 

Aquatic Lifesaving Fundamentals Club

A recreational entry-level introduction to lifesaving fundamentals, with a continued focus on stroke technique. This program emphasizes healthy lifestyles, teaches team building, ethics in sport and athlete responsibility. Athletes progress at their own pace and complete skills like 400 to 1000 metre workouts, dives, flip turns, towing with a rescue tube and swimming under obstacles. *Must be able to swim two lengths of the pool.
FREE Try it night! Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | 4:30 - 5:30pm

SPRING 2019  
Dates April 2 to June 6, 2019

When Tuesdays | 6;30 - 7:30pm | Code: 6736
Thursdays | 6:30 - 7:30pm | Code: 6737
Cost $109.12/ 1 night a week
$174.59/ 2 nights a week

 

Intro to Waterpolo 

This sport focuses on Waterpolo fundamentals, swimming, treading water, throwing and most importantly FUN! *Must be able to swim 1 length of the pool and age 7+. 
FREE Try it class! Saturday, March 23, 2019 | 8:30 - 9:30am

SPRING 2019  
Dates April 6 to June 1, 2019
Cancelled April 20 & May 18
When  Saturdays | 8:30 - 9:30am
Cost  $79.41 | Code: 6738

 

NEW!! FloatFit 

The hottest trend in water aerobics is here! FloatFit classes help build balance, core strength and over all fitness in all participants. Best of all, it's FUN! Exercises are performed in a circuit style class with controlled work and rest periods to give you an effective workout. Our certified instructors will demonstrate and help modify exercises to best suit your fitness level. NOTE: Participants must be comfortable in the water. It is possible to fall off of your AquaBase. You will have to enter the water to get to your AquaBase. (Registration is required)

Free Try it sessions: 
March 18, 2019 | 6:30 - 7:00pm or 7:00 - 7:30pm 
Note: Limited to 10 participants per session   

SPRING 2019  
Dates April 3 to May 1, 2019 | Code 6748
May 8 ro June 12, 2019 | Code 6749
(Cancelled May 22)
When  Wednesdays | 8:00 - 8:45pm  
Cost  $52.22 per session 
 

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Course & Description  Date & Time  Code  Cost 
Bronze Star | Basic First Aid | CPR-A
Bronze Star is the pre-bronze medallion training standard and excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion. Participants work on problem solving, decision making skills and develop water smart confidence. They learn CPR and the lifesaving skills needed to be their own personal lifeguard.
Prerequisite: Able to swim 100m, recommended 12 years of age. This award is a definite asset for those who have not reached the minimum age for Bronze Medallion.
March 25 - May 27
Mondays: 4:30 - 5:45pm
6726 $105.84
Bronze Medallion | Emergency First Aid | CPR-B
This course develops physical fitness, decision making and judgment skills for water rescue. Spinal injury management techniques are also covered.
Prerequisite: 13 years of age (prior to exam) or Bronze Star award
March 25 - May 27
Mondays: 4:30 - 7:30pm
Exam June 3
4:30 - 6:30pm
6725 $195.72
Bronze Cross | CPR-C | Standard First Aid
This course teaches the difference between lifesaving and lifeguarding, the principles of emergency procedures, teamwork and the use of special equipment. Spinal injury management techniques are also covered.
Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion | Emergency First Aid | CPR-B
March 25 - May 27
Mondays: 4:30 - 8:00pm
Exam June 3
5:30 - 7:30pm
6724 $264.08 
Assistant Swim Instructor with High Five
Through classroom learning and in-water practice, the Assistant Instructor course prepares candidates to help instructors with swimming and lifesaving skills. Candidates are introduced to key principles of learning and teaching while they master basic progressions. The roles and responsibilities of instructors and their assistants including the principles of healthy child development are emphasized. Candidates must complete 18 apprenticeship hours during the course.
Prerequisite: 15 years of age, Bronze Cross.100% Attendance is mandatory.
Saturday, April 6
10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 7
9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday, May 4
10:00am - 6:00pm
6723 $207.12
Swim & Lifesaving Instructor
This course prepares you to teach and evaluate the swimming strokes and related skills found in the Lifesaving Society Swim For Life Program, as well as the Canadian Swim Patrol and Bronze Medal programs. Successful candidates will receive three certification cards: Swim for Life Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor and Emergency First Aid Instructor. Candidates will acquire proven teaching methods, planning skills, lifesaving skills and a variety of stroke development drills and correction techniques.
Prerequisite: Bronze Cross, Assistant Swim Instructor & 16 years of age by the end of the course.
Friday, May 10
5:00 - 9:30pm
Saturday, May 11 & 25
9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, May 12 & 26
9:00am - 6:00pm
Monday, May 27
4:30 - 8:30pm
6729 $334.31
Pre - NL
This course is for swimmers who have completed Bronze Cross and are waiting to take their National Lifeguard (NL). This course will reinforce the water rescue skills learned in Bronze Cross and introduce the new skills that will be part of the NL program. The candidates will work in pairs as well as individuals in preparation for the next course.
Prerequisite: Bronze Cross & age 14+
Saturdays, April 13 & 27
2:45 - 6:30pm
Sunday, April 14
2:45 - 5:30pm
6732 $32.00
National Lifeguard (NL)
This intensive 40-hour course will train candidates in advanced water rescue, emergency care and aquatic supervision. Emphasis will be on accident prevention, leadership, teamwork and communication. NL is the standard lifeguarding certification across Canada.100% attendance is mandatory to complete the course.
Prerequisite: Bronze Cross (need not be current), 16 years of age by the end of the course. Must hold a valid Standard First Aid certificate to register in the course.
Fridays, April 12 & 26
5:00 - 9:00pm
Saturdays, April 13 & 27
10:00am - 7:00pm
Sundays, April 14 & 28
9:00am - 6:00pm
6730 $305.98
National Lifeguard Recertification
Lifeguards are legally required to re-certify their qualifications every two
years. This clinic will update lifeguards on the latest developments in training
techniques and statistical research.
Sunday, June 2
2:30 - 7:30pm
6731 $86.41
Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid Recertification
Recertification candidates must hold an original Lifesaving Society
Standard First Aid to be able to recertify.
Sunday, June 2
8:30am - 2:00pm
6728 $73.63