Ajax Community Centre Pool - Opening January 31

Proof of Vaccination Required to Enter TOA Recreation Facilities - Find Out More

A COVID-19 Screening Survey is required to be completed prior to each visit. 
COVID-19 Screening Survey

 Schedule - Opening January 31

Please Note: Regular swimming schedule will be disrupted due to holidays, special events, or programs. 

Tuesday - Lane Swim

Wednesday - Lane Swim

Thursday - Lane Swim

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

7:45 – 8:45 a.m.

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

 

10:45 a.m. – 3 p.m.

 
  • Pre-registration not required.
  • For inquiries call 905-427-8811.

Reminders

  • Swim Patrons - at Ajax Community Centre, please enter through the main doors and approach the security guard before checking in at the Customer Service Desk.
  • Bring indoor flip flops to wear on deck. Lockers are available in the change rooms to leave your belongings. No outdoor footwear will be permitted on the pool deck.
  • Only patrons who are in good health should attend a swim.
  • Masks are required for entering the building, but must be removed for showering and swimming (masks will not be provided).
  • Read all COVID-19 updates and safety protocols before attending a swim so you have a good understanding of the policies in place.
  • Be respectful of the aquatic staff and other patrons by practicing physical distancing.
  • Please be aware of Pool Policies (information on swim attire and adult to child swim ratios). 

Fees, Payment Methods and Details

Non-members must pay at the Customer Service Desk when arriving for public swim. Credit/Debit preferred. Members can scan their membership upon arrival before heading to the change rooms.

Description

Cost

Youth/Seniors 65+

$2.35

Adults 18+

$4.25

Children 3 and under

FREE

Individuals with Special Needs

Regular Fee Applies

Caregiver (accompanying individual with special needs)

FREE

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I sit on the pool deck and watch my swimmer? 
Yes, you can watch from the pool deck provided that all children in your group can swim on their own as per the Admission Standards.  Admission fee applies.
What time should I arrive for my swim? 
Please arrive a few minutes before your swim time to pay at the desk and complete any COVID-19 screening questions.  
Will lifejackets, pool toys and/or snorkels be provided?

Lifejackets will be available but pool toys will not be available. You are welcome to bring your own (please no balls or inflatables).

 Will swim diapers be available for purchase? 
No, we will not have swim diapers available for purchase, but they are required if needed, please bring your own.  
 Contact Information

Call 905-427-8811:

Monday & Friday – 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday – 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday – 7:15 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

McLean Community Centre Pool - Opening January 31

Proof of Vaccination Required to Enter TOA Recreation Facilities - Find Out More!

A COVID-19 Screening Survey is required to be completed prior to each visit. 
COVID-19 Screening Survey

 Schedule - Opening January 31

Please Note: Regular swimming schedule will be disrupted due to holidays, special events, or programs. 

Monday

Public Swim

Tuesday

Public Swim

Wednesday

Public Swim

Thursday

Public Swim

Saturday

Public Swim

Sunday

Public Swim

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

 

1 – 3 p.m.

1 – 3 p.m.

       

3:30 – 5:30 p.m. 

3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

6 – 8 p.m.

6 – 8 p.m.

 

6 – 8 p.m.

6 – 8 p.m.

6 – 8 p.m. 
  • Pre-registration not required.
  • For inquiries call 905-428-7711.
Reminders
  • Swim Patrons - at McLean Community Centre, please enter through the main doors and approach the security guard before checking in at the Customer Service Desk.
  • Bring indoor flip flops to wear on deck. There are designated lockers in the change rooms to leave your belongings. No outdoor footwear will be permitted on the pool deck.
  • Only patrons who are in good health should attend a swim.
  • Masks are required to enter the building, but must be removed for showering and swimming (masks will not be provided).
  • Read all COVID-19 updates and safety protocols before attending a public swim so you have a good understanding of the policies in place.
  • Be respectful of the aquatic staff and other patrons by practicing physical distancing.
  • Please be aware of Pool Policies (information on swim attire and adult to child swim ratios). 
Fees, Payment Methods and Details

Non-members must pay at the Customer Service Desk when arriving for public swim. Credit/Debit preferred. Members can scan their membership upon arrival before heading to the public change rooms. 

Description

Cost

Youth/Seniors 65+

$2.35

Adults 18+

$4.25

Children 3 and under

FREE

Individuals with Special Needs

Regular Fee Applies

Caregiver (accompanying individual with special needs)

FREE

Frequently Asked Questions
Can I sit on the pool deck and watch my swimmer? 
Yes, you can watch from the pool deck provided that all children in your group can swim on their own as per the Admission Standards.  Admission fee applies.
What time should I arrive for my swim? 
Please arrive a few minutes before your swim time to pay at the desk and complete any COVID-19 screening questions.  
Will lifejackets, pool toys and/or snorkels be provided?

Lifejackets will be available but pool toys will not be available. You are welcome to bring your own (please no balls or inflatables).

 Will swim diapers be available for purchase? 
No, we will not have swim diapers available for purchase, but they are required if needed, please bring your own.  
 Contact Information

Call 905-428-7711 from Monday to Friday between 6:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m., and Saturday & Sunday between 7:30 a.m. and 9 p.m.

Audley Recreation Centre Pool – Opening January 31

Proof of Vaccination Required to Enter TOA Recreation Facilities - Find Out More!

A COVID-19 Screening Survey is required to be completed prior to each visit. 
COVID-19 Screening Survey

 Schedule - Opening January 31

Please Note: Regular swimming schedule will be disrupted due to holidays, special events, or programs. 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Lane & Preschool Swims:

11 a.m.-3 p.m. 

4:30-6:30 p.m. 

Lane & Preschool Swims:

6:30 a.m. -3 p.m. 

4:30-9 p.m.

Lane & Preschool Swims:

11 a.m.-3 p.m. 

6:45-10 p.m. 

Lane & Preschool Swim:

6:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

4:30-9 p.m.

Lane & Preschool Swims:

11 a.m.-3 p.m. 

4:30-6:30 p.m. 

Lane & Preschool Swims:

6:15-8:15 p.m.

Public Swim:

6:45-8:45 p.m. 

 

Public Swim:

4:30-6:30 p.m.

 
 

Public Swim:

6:45-8:45 p.m. 

 

  • Pre-registration not required.
  • Lane & Preschool swims - Main pool is designated for lane swimmers and small pool is designated for preschoolers & leisure swimmers.
  • For inquiries call 905-427-2468.
Reminders
  • Swim Patrons - at Audley Recreation Centre, please enter through the main doors and approach the security guard before checking in at the Customer Service Desk.
  • Bring indoor flip flops to wear on deck. Lockers are available in the change rooms to leave your belongings. No outdoor footwear will be permitted on the pool deck. 
  • Only patrons who are in good health should attend a swim.
  • Masks are required to enter the building, but must be removed for showering and swimming (masks will not be provided).
  • Read all COVID-19 updates and safety protocols before attending a public swim so you have a good understanding of the policies in place.
  • Be respectful of the aquatic staff and other patrons by practicing physical distancing.
  • Please be aware of Pool Policies (information on swim attire and adult to child swim ratios). 
Fees, Payment Methods and Details

Non-members must pay at the Customer Service Desk when arriving for swim. Credit/Debit preferred. Members can scan their membership upon arrival before heading to the change rooms. 

Description

Cost

Youth/Seniors 65+

$2.35

Adults 18+

$4.25

Children 3 and under

FREE

Individuals with Special Needs

Regular Fee Applies

Caregiver (accompanying individual with special needs)

FREE

Frequently Asked Questions
Can I sit on the pool deck and watch my swimmer? 
Yes, you can watch from the pool deck provided that all children in your group can swim on their own as per the Admission Standards.  Admission fee applies.
What time should I arrive for my swim? 
Please arrive a few minutes before your swim time to pay at the desk and complete any COVID-19 screening questions.  
Will lifejackets, pool toys and/or snorkels be provided?

Lifejackets will be available but pool toys will not be available. You are welcome to bring your own (please no balls or inflatables).

 Will swim diapers be available for purchase? 
No, we will not have swim diapers available for purchase, but they are required if needed, please bring your own.  
 Contact Information

Call 905-427-2468 Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 10 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday between 8 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Aquatic Leadership Courses

Are you looking to complete the final steps toward becoming a certified lifeguard?

In addition to certification, aquatic leadership programs teach teamwork, self-confidence, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

Find Out More

Space is limited! Don’t miss out!

 Leadership Information Packages

Thinking about a future part time career in aquatics? Get prepared now! Read through the leadership packages below to see if it’s right for you. The opportunity to work in aquatics, while developing leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving skills will set youth on a path to success.

 Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross

The Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross programs are the first step to becoming a lifeguard. This information package has useful information to prepare you for exactly what to expect when enrolled in these courses.

Find out more

First Aid

Knowing how to assist others in a medical emergency is a life skill that everyone should have. Through the Emergency First Aid and Standard First Aid programs you’ll learn many skills that can be used in your day to day life in the event of an emergency. This information package has useful information to prepare you for exactly what to expect when enrolled in this course.

Find out more

 National Lifeguard

Have you ever thought about becoming a lifeguard? The National Lifeguard program will get you there! The program emphasizes teamwork, leadership, and communication in the prevention of accidents and in first aid treatment of medical emergencies. This information package has useful information to prepare you for exactly what to expect when enrolled in this course.

Find out more

 Red Cross Water Safety Instructor

Have you ever thought about becoming a swim instructor? The Red Cross Water Safety Instructor program will get you there! Through techniques like physical manipulation, demonstration, verbal & written feedback, etc. candidates learn how to be a well-rounded and effective instructor. This information package has useful information to prepare you for exactly what to expect when enrolled in this course. 

Find out more

New - How to Prepare for a Wet/Dry Aquatic Interview

Applications are submitted online to open job postings on our Careers page. Applicants who meet the required qualifications will be contacted with information regarding the interview process.

We look forward to meeting you!

Wet Interview

The Wet Interview is the first step in our hiring process. Applicants should be prepared to demonstrate a wide variety of skills from applicable aquatic leadership courses (ex. National Lifeguard and Red Cross Water Safety Instructor).

The Wet Interview can evaluate: emergency situations, resuscitation skills, spinal management, instructional skills and a water safety skill or activity. You will also be required to do the National Lifeguard time swim which is 16 lengths in 10 minutes as well as the National Lifeguard under water swim which is 15m. 

Applicants must be prepared to perform any or all of the items listed above as well as additional skills. Candidates who cannot perform these skills will not proceed to the next steps in recruitment.

     

 The Interview
  •  Interviews typically last 3-4 hours.
  • You will be asked to come prepared with your swimsuit, whistle, and current qualifications.
  • The interview is an opportunity for you to showcase your knowledge, judgement and response to emergency situations.
  • The interview will take place in small groups and stations.
 Tips to Help Prepare For Your Wet Interview
  • Ensure you check your email regularly for communication about your interview.
  • Confirmation of attendance prior to the stated deadline is required in order to participate.
  • Practice your physical skills regularly for optimal performance.
  • Review aquatic leadership course information.
  • Arrive on time (or early) so that you have time to check in and prepare yourself before the interview begins.
  • Be confident in the skills you have learned and developed throughout your aquatic leadership courses.
 Dry Interview

When you successfully pass your wet interview you will be invited to a dry interview. 

The dry interview gives you the opportunity to share your strengths and accomplishments with us.

We already know that you have your aquatic qualifications so be prepared to tell us how you are involved in your school and your community and we look forward to hearing about the extra circular activities you are in involved in. 

Tips to Help Prepare For Your Dry Interview
  • Prepare for Interview Questions
    • Review the job posting. Many of the questions asked will be directly related to the skills, knowledge & experiences required in the job posting.
    • Prepare some examples of times you employed these skills successfully, which led to a positive outcome.
    • Prepare for a variety of questions and answers.
  • Make Yourself Comfortable During the Interview - For some of you this might be your first interview and it is normal to be nervous. Take a deep breath and try to relax once you enter the room and get seated. Most interviews are about 20 minutes in length.
  • Be Yourself - We want to capture everything you say so please know that some of us will be writing while you are speaking. We are still listening so please tell us all about yourself. Share job experiences, school achievements, clubs or sports and what you are involved with outside of school.
    • When answering questions, it is critical to give as much relevant detail as possible. This is your best chance to highlight your skills, knowledge and contributions, so be sure to take advantage of it.
    • Take your time, consider the question & gather your thoughts before answering.
    • Do not hesitate to ask for clarification. The goal of the interview is to learn as much about you as possible. If you don’t understand the question, or would like to hear it again, just ask.

Swimming Lessons

Select swimming lessons starting January 2022!  

Registration now open!

The following programs will be offered -

5 Week Session at the Audley Recreation Centre:

  • Swim Kids (Levels 6-10) – lessons for children 6-12yrs
  • Swim Teens (Levels 7-10) – lessons for youth 13-17yrs
  • Swim Adults (Levels 1 and 2) – lessons for adults 18yrs+

Find out more

Space is limited! Don’t miss out!

Aqua Fitness

Aquatic exercise is a great way to reduce chronic pain, increase flexibility, tone muscles and reduce blood pressure. Water supports and massages the body during exercise, which also increases blood circulation. Since there is no compression of the joints, aquatic classes are perfect for those with joint concerns.

From slower, dynamic flow classes to higher intensity classes, there is something for everyone at every fitness level!

Find Out More

Pool Policies

 Admission Standards

 STOP!

  • Children 3yrs & under are admitted free and must be accompanied by a paying adult/guardian.
  • Children 6yrs & under must be accompanied by an adult/guardian. Maximum of 2 children per adult/guardian. Please supervise children at all times (at arm’s reach) in the water.

CAUTION!

  • Children 7-9yrs who cannot pass the swim test must be accompanied by an adult/guardian. Maximum 4 children per adult/guardian. Adults/ guardians must be in a bathing suit, in the water and able to assist child if needed. Patrons who are 48” tall (ACC only) and able to swim 2 widths of the pool may be admitted to the swimming pool without supervision, however an adult/guardian must be on the premises at all times.

OK!

  • Children 10yrs & older are permitted to swim alone without an adult/guardian on the premises. ACC only - If a child is not 48” tall they must pass the swim test to swim alone.
  • All patrons entering the pool area are required to pay admission.
  • A guardian must be at least 14yrs of age in order to supervise a swimmer under the age of 10.
 Swimsuit Policy

All swimmers entering the pool must change from street clothes into an appropriate lined swimsuit that is suitable for a public family environment.

In addition to wearing a swimsuit and for those wishing to cover up, the following options may also apply - shorts, long or short-sleeved t-shirt, shorts or tight fitted leggings over the swimsuit.

All clothing worn must be clean.

Clothing must allow the patron to participate safely in the pool.

No street clothes, shoes, bathing suits with zippers/metal pieces or undergarments. Swimming attire is subject to approval by the lifeguard on duty.

Locations

Ajax Memorial Pool (Outdoor) - Closed 
55 Harwood Avenue South, L1S 2H9

Ajax Community Centre Pool
75 Centennial Road, L1S 4S4

McLean Community Centre Pool 
95 Magill Drive, L1T 4M5

Audley Recreation Centre Pool

1955 Audley Road North, L1Z 0L2

Pool Party Rentals

At this time pool party rentals are only available at the Audley Recreation Centre pool.

For more information contact ActiveAjax@ajax.ca 

Swim Memberships

Find Out More

 Pool Rentals

To enquire about renting the pool for non-party related use, please contact facilitybookings@ajax.ca