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Drop-in Swimming

The Town of Caledon offers a variety of drop-in swims including:

  • Aquafit 
  • Fitness swim
  • Parent and Child swim
  • Public swim
  • Therapeutic time
All drop-in 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 drop-in visit in-person can check into a scheduled activity 15 minutes in advance of the start time. 

Admission Standards apply to all drop-in swims.


Admission Standards
Age Parent/Guardian Supervision Ratio


5 years

Regardless of swimming ability *Accompanied

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


(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 drop-in 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 pool locations!

Lessons will be offered once weekly. Offerings vary by facility.   

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.


Aquatic Leadership Courses

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.

The Town of Caledon is now offering low-cost aquatic leadership courses for eager, prospective swim instructors and lifeguards.

Courses include:

  • Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid with CPR B
  • Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid with CPR C
  • Lifesaving Society Swim, Lifesaving Instructors
  • Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard (Pool Option)

You can now register online or in person. Registrants will only be responsible for the cost of the exam fee (as set by the Lifesaving Society) and purchasing the course material (such as course books). 




View our leadership and training opportunities and register today!


Leadership Course Flow Chart

How to become a Lifeguard and Swim Instructor flow chart

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


Pool Equipment

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 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



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

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Registered program withdrawals

Should you wish to fully withdraw from your registered program, please send your request to

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