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Swimming

Public swimming is offered at 2 pools in Pickering:

Pickering Recreation Complex

1867 Valley Farm Road [ view location map ]
8 lane, 25 metre pool with a diving well and shallow pool

Dunbarton Indoor Pool

655 Sheppard Avenue East [ view location map ]
6 lane, 25 metre pool with a diving board.

  • The Dunbarton Indoor Pool will be closed for the summer.
    Duration: Friday, June 26 to Monday, September 7, 2015
    All public swim sessions will be cancelled at Dunbarton Indoor Pool from Friday, June 26 to Monday, September 7, 2015 inclusive. Additional swimming is available at the Pickering Recreation Complex during this period.

Descriptions

Below is a description of the many types of swimming opportunities at our pools.  View the aquatics pages in the Leisure Guide for more information. 

Lane Swimming:
A minimum of 4 lanes are available for this popular swim time.  Circle swim is enforced to accommodate more swimmers.  Children must be able to swim lengths confidently.

Open or Public Swim:
This is a great time for the whole family to come and enjoy our pools. Children 7 years of age and younger will not be admitted to the pool unless they are directly supervised in the pool by a responsible parent or guardian, 16 years of age and older. Direct supervision is defined as "within arm's reach". There is a maximum of 2 children to 1 guardian required. Children between the ages of 8 and 9 years, who cannot pass a swim test to the lifeguard's satisfaction, must be directly supervised by a responsible parent or guardian, 16 years of age and older. There is a maximum of 4 children to 1 guardian.

Females Only:
This swim is available for female swimmers only.  Only female spectators will be permitted in the viewing gallery during Females Only Swim.  Please check with staff for cancellations.

Parents & Pre-school Swim:
The training pool is available for pre-schoolers and their guardians. The training pool is open during open swim times.

Senior & Special Needs Swim:
Four lanes are available for this weekly swim period where seniors over 65 and participants with a physical, mental or behavioural disability can enjoy the pool.  Support workers are admitted free.

Admission Rates & Swim Memberships

Admission Rates:

Swim AdmissionsIndividual Swim10 Passes
Youth$2.23$18.87
Adult$3.49$30.58
Family$7.35$63.16
Senior$2.23$18.87
Person with a disability$2.23$18.87

Swim Memberships:

Includes unlimited swimming during Public Swim Times. Memberships are valid at the Pickering Recreation Complex and Dunbarton Indoor Pool.

Age Group3 Month MembershipAnnual Membership
Youth (4 -17 years)
Seniors (65 and older)
Person with a disability
$48.19$113.39 
Adults (18-64 years)$71.10$169.90
Family (2 adults & children under 18 years of age)$111.61$297.63

Check out our Aquatics page for information on booking swimming lessons with us.