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Canada Day Swim | 10:00am to 11:30am. For a list of Canada Day Events click HERE. 

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

6:30 - 8:00am
11:45 - 12:45pm
7:35 - 9:00pm

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

6:30 - 8:00am
11:45 - 12:45pm
6:00 - 7:30pm

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

 

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

8:15 - 9:15am 

6:30 - 7:15pm 

8:15 - 9:15am 

 

8:15 - 9:15am

 

 CLOSED

AQUA MOTION | Drop In Classes. 45 Minute Classes with 15 minutes at end to enjoy sauna and swirlpool.
  3:15 - 4:15pm   

3:15 - 4:15pm 

     CLOSED
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.

11:45 - 12:45pm

11:45 - 12:45pm

6:30 - 7:30pm

11:45 - 12:45pm

11:45 - 12:45pm

11:45 - 12:45pm

 

 CLOSED

PUBLIC SWIM | Entire pool. 

1:00 - 2:00pm
(Toonie Swim)

1:00 - 2:00pm
(Toonie Swim)

1:00 - 2:00pm
(Toonie Swim)

6:30 - 7:30pm
(Toonie Swim)

1:00 - 2:00pm
(Toonie Swim)

1:00 - 2:00pm
(Toonie Swim)

6:30 - 7:30pm 
(Toonie Swim)

10:00 - 12:00pm
(Toonie Swim)

 CLOSED

ADULT/SENIOR | Main pool, swirlpool, sauna.  *One lane available for leisure swim only.
3:15 - 4:15pm 3:15 - 4:15pm
Deep End Only 
Leisure Swim

3:15 - 4:15pm

3:15 - 4:15pm

Deep End Only 
Leisure Swim

3:15 - 4:15pm    CLOSED

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

Schedule Changes:  

  • Monday, July 1 | Canada Celebration | 10:00 - 11:30am FREE SWIM 
  • Tuesday, July 2 | Tubular Tuesday | 1:00 - 2:00pm 
  • Wednesday, July 17, August 16 & August 21 | 1:00 - 2:00pm FREE SWIM Sponsored by Tim Hortons 
  • Friday, July 26 | Family Fun Night | 6:30 - 7:30pm FREE SWIM Sponsored by Sights & Sounds 
  • Monday, August 5 | Civic Holiday | Pool Closed 
  • Tuesday, August 6 | Sport Fundamental Event | 1:00 - 2:00pm
  • Friday, August 16 | Cardboard Race | 6:30 - 7:30pm
  • August 30 to September 23 | Pool Shutdown

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.

March 25 - June 21, 2019 
Monday to Friday | 11:30 - 12:30pm

March 30 - June 15, 2019  
Saturday & Sundays | 12:00 - 12:45pm

July 2 - August 23, 2019 
Monday - Friday | 11:45am to 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.  $61.64
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. $61.64
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. $61.64
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. $64.86
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. $64.86
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. $64.86
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. $64.86
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. $64.86
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. $64.86
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.  $64.86
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. $64.86
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. $64.86
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. $64.86
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. $64.86
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. $69.14
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. $69.14
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. $69.14
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. $69.14
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. $69.14
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.  $69.14

 

PROGRAM

Summer 1 
July 8 - 18

CODE

Summer 2
July 22 - Aug 1

CODE

Summer 3 
Aug 12 - 22

CODE

Lessons will only be 8 days. No lessons on Fridays. 

Parent & Tot 1
4-12 mos

9:30 - 10:00am 6778 10:00 - 10:30am  6779 4:30 - 5:00pm  6780

Parent & Tot 2
12-24 mos

9:30 - 10:00am 6781 10:00 - 10:30am  6782 4:30 - 5:00pm  6783

Parent & Tot 3
2 - 3 years

9:30 - 10:00am 6784 10:00 - 10:30am  6785 4:30 - 5:00pm  6786

Preschool A1
3-5 yrs w parent

10:00 - 10:30am 6787 9:30 - 10:00am 6788 5:00 - 5:30pm 6789

Preschool A2
3-5 yrs 

10:00 - 10:30am 6790 9:30 - 10:00am  6791 5:00 - 5:30pm 6792

Preschool B
3-5 yrs

11:00 - 11:30am  6793 11:00 - 11:30am 6794

4:30 - 5:00pm 

6795

Preschool C
3-5 yrs

10:30 - 11:00am  6796 11:00 - 11:30am 6797 4:30 - 5:00pm 6798

Preschool D
3-5 yrs

10:30 - 11:00am  6799

 

  4:30 - 5:00pm 6800 

Preschool E
3-5 yrs

10:30 - 11:00am  6801

 

  4:30 - 5:00pm 6829 

Beginner 1
6 - 8 yrs

11:00 - 11:30am 6827 

 

  5:00 - 5:30pm 6829

Swimmer 1
6+ yrs

10:30 - 11:00am  6802 10:30 - 11:00am  6803 5:30 - 6:00pm 6804

Swimmer 2
6+ yrs 

10:15 - 10:45am 6805 9:30 - 10:00am 6806

5:30 - 6:00pm

6807

Swimmer 3
6+ yrs 

10:15 - 10:45am 6808 9:30 - 10:00am  6809 5:30 - 6:00pm 6810

Swimmer 4
6+ yrs 

9:30 - 10:00am  6811 10:00 - 10:30am 6812 4:30 - 5:00pm 6813

Swimmer 5
6+ yrs 

9:30 - 10:15am  6814 10:15 - 11:00am 6815 5:00 - 5:45pm  6816

Swimmer 6
6+ yrs 

9:30 - 10:15am 6817 10:15 - 11:00am 6818 5:00 - 5:45pm  6819

Swimmer 7
6+ yrs 

10:45 - 11:30am 6820 10:45 - 11:30am 6821 5:00 - 5:45pm 6822

Swimmer 8
8+ yrs  

10:45 - 11:30am 6823 10:45 - 11:30am 6824 5:00 - 5:45pm 6825

Swimmer 9
8+ yrs 

    9:30 - 10:15am  6826     

Swimmer 10
8+ yrs 

    9:30 - 10:15am 6860     


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.

SUMMER 2019   
Dates August 12 - 22, 2019 
(Lessons Monday - Thursday for 2 weeks)
When 5:00 - 5:30pm | Code: 6776
5:30 - 6:00pm | Code: 6777
Cost $119.51

 

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.

SUMMER 2019 Per Lesson 5 Lessons 8 Lessons
Private $41.05 $142.75 $170.66
Semi-Private $34.15 $107.60 $119.51

 

VOLUNTEERS!

Why  Volunteer?

  • Help others learn how to swim. 
  • Meet new people and make new friends. 
  • Game experience that will assist you in joining our team. 
  • Learn new skills, use existing talents and abilities. 
  • Take on new and exciting challenges. 
  • Enthisiastic volunteers are needed!

How to Volunteer: 
Register for a free Aquatic Volunteer Workshop. An aquatic volunteer workshop will get you prepared for your first day of volunteering. In this workshop you will learn your role and responsibilties as a volunteer, songs, and games safety formations, and ways to assist with stroke correction. Being at least 13 years old and having Bronze Medallion is a requirement due to the specialized nature of aquatics and the needs of our program. Please register online, in person at the customer service desk or over the phone. 

Dates Monday, June 10, 2019 
When  4:00 - 7:00pm
Cost  FREE (Code: 6834)

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. 

SPRING 2019  
Dates  April 6 to June 15, 2019
(cancelled April 20 & May 18)
When Saturdays | 11:45 - 12:45pm
Cost $3.00 per visit (30 minutes)

 

SUMMER 2019   
Dates July 2 - August 20, 2019 
When  Tuesdays | 6:30 - 7:30pm
Cost $3.00 per visit (30 minutes)

 

Lifesaving Fundamentals Club

A great opportunity to get wet and keep in shape throughout the summer. This once a week program will focus on skill development, starts and turns, sports and fitness. A fun swim meet will close out the summer. *Must be able to swim two lengths of the pool.
FREE Try it night! Monday, June 24 & August 26 | 4:30 - 5:30pm

SUMMER 2019  
Dates July 8 - August 19, 2019
When Mondays | 4:30 - 5:30pm | Code: 6775
NOTE: August 12 & 19 | 6:30 - 7:30pm 
Cost $53.71

 

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: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | 8:00 - 8:30pm & 8:30 - 9:00pm 
Note: Limited to 10 participants per session   

SUMMER 2019  
Dates July 3 - 24, 2019 | Code: 6830 
August 7 - 28, 2019 | Code: 6833
When  Wednesdays | 7:45 - 8:30pm  
Cost  $41.78 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