Aquatics

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Single Visit Activities

The Town of Caledon offers a variety of single visit swims including:

  • Adapted swim
  • Aquafit classes
  • Fitness swim
  • Parent and Child swim
  • Public swim
  • Therapeutic time
All single visit programs are on a walk-in, first come first-serve basis. It’s as simple as swiping your membership card at the scanning station or paying for your single visit in-person. 

Check-in times:
- Active members can check into a scheduled activity 30 minutes in advance of the start time. 
- 10 x Pass holders, or those paying for their single visit in-person can check into a scheduled activity 15 minutes in advance of the start time. 

Admission Standards apply to all single visit swims.

 

Admission Standards
Age Parent/Guardian Supervision Ratio

Under

5 years

Regardless of swimming ability *Accompanied

2:1
6 - 9 years Unable to pass facility swim test *Accompanied

2:1

(4:1 If all children are in lifejackets)

6 - 9 years  Able to pass facility swim test  Must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at least fourteen (14) years of age that maintains visual contact and remains within the pool viewing area at all times.
10+ years  Regardless of swimming ability  Parent/Guardian supervision not required. 

*Accompanied: Must be directly supervised by a parent/guardian at least fourteen (14) years of age, who is in the water wearing bathing attire, within arms’ reach, and able to render immediate assistance. 

 Facility Swim Test
 To successfully pass the facility swim test individuals must:
  • Swim on their front for 15 metres with the ability to put their face in the water and take at least one (1) breath without putting their feet on the bottom of the pool. 
  • Tread water for one (1) minute.

The swim Admission Standards apply to all single visit swims. Aquatics staff may ask for a demonstration of swimming ability if they feel there is a question of safety.  

 

 Swimming Lessons
Swimming lesson are available at all locations
  • Private Lessons
  • Low Ratio Lessons (2-3 participants, depending on level)
  • Group Lessons
  • Family Lessons

Lessons will be offered once weekly and twice weekly for select days and times. Offerings vary by facility. 

 

Upon registering, you may have noted that a parent/guardian of 14 years+ was required to participate in the water and physically assist their child in the following levels: 

  • Preschool 1 - 5 
  •  Swimmer 1 – 2

There is no regulatory requirement for physical distancing in public swimming pools or during swimming lessons, therefore, the following option is available to parents/guardians:
 

Option A: Parent/guardian at least 14 years of age or older can continue to be in the water supporting the child and following directions from the instructor throughout the session.  

Option B: Child may participate in the lesson with instructor assistance, without a parent/guardian in the water.
  

Swim Assessment

Participating in the appropriate level is critical to each swimmer's social and physical development.

During this time slot, a swim instructor will spend 5 minutes with each swimmer and will then advise the appropriate level to register for.

 

 Leadership and First Aid

When you are ready for the next step in your aquatic development we offer a variety of leadership programs to help you reach your full potential.

Through the Lifesaving Society’s Bronze Program, National Lifeguard and First-aid programs you can start your journey to become a lifeguard. If you are also interested in teaching, we offer a number of instructor courses. 

View our leadership and training opportunities

Are you a qualified Instructor or Lifeguard? View our current job opportunities.

 

Pool Equipment

Patrons are encouraged to bring their own equipment and toys. Lifejackets, flutter boards, and floatation belts, and other select equipment will be available for use. 

Lifeguards reserve the right to prohibit any items that may present a safety concern.

Ward 1 Swimming Reimbursement Program

Residents of Ward 1 can be reimbursed the non-resident cost of swimming lessons in Orangeville.

Ward 1 residents may apply once a year for the difference between the Town of Orangeville's Non-Resident rate and the comparable Town of Caledon Resident Rate per program.

Residents must complete a Swim Program Reimbursement Application and submit by email to the recreation@caledon.ca before December 1.  Contact us for a copy of the Swim Program Reimbursement Application form.

Original receipts must be attached to the form for each program taken in Orangeville.

Be Water Smart! 

Water Safety resources:

Water Smart Activities at Home

Water Safety for Children and Families

Water Safety for New Canadians

 

Registration

All programs require pre-registration. All registrations must be completed online or by calling 905-584-2272 x.7327.

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 Withdrawals
Registered program withdrawals

Should you wish to fully withdraw from your registered program, please send your request to recreation@caledon.ca.

Alternatively, please contact Recreation Customer Service at 905-584-2272 x.7327 and we will be happy to assist.