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Make a splash at the Community Pool!

All swim sessions must be registered ahead of time. Registration can be done any time by phone or in person at the Recreation Centre.

West Nipissing Community and Recreation Centre 
219 O’Hara Street,
Sturgeon Falls, ON
705-753-0160
reccenterstaff@westnipissing.ca

Pool Memberships and Prices

2022 Pool Membership Prices

Note that all prices will include HST at the time of purchase.

Age 75+: Free

Drop-In

Drop-In General $3.98
Drop-In Senior $3.10
Drop-In Student (13-17) $3.10
Drop-In Family $10.62

Pool Membership

1 Month Adult –  $35.40
1 Month Senior – $24.78
1 Month Student – $24.78
1 Month Family –  $52.21
3 Month Adult – $73.45
3 Month Senior – $51.33
3 Month Student – $51.33
3 Month Family – $113.27

Pool and Fitness Centre 

1 Month Adult –  $79.65
1 Month Senior – $54.87
1 Month Student – $54.87
1 Month Family –  $99.12
3 Month Adult – $128.32
3 Month Senior – $86.73
3 Month Student – $86.73
3 Month Family – $195.58

Pool Regulations & Safety Measures
Entering the facility
  • Please perform a COVID-19 self-assessment at home or before attending the Recreation Centre.Do not attend or enter the facility if you have a new or worsening cough, fever, or feel generally unwell.
  • You will be required to fill out a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q) before your first visit to the Recreation Centre. The PAR-Q will be updated annually.
In the Change Room
  • Lockers are available to store your personal belongings.You must supply your own lock and remove all items and your lock at the end of your visit.  Locks left at the end of the day will be cut off by maintenance staff.
  • Showers are available for use.
  • Curtained-off changing areas are available.
  • A Family Change Room and Barrier Free Change Room are available for use.
Pool Dress Code
  • Appropriate bathing attire must be worn when at the pool.
  • Cotton t-shirts and shorts, as well as jeans and boxer shorts are NOT permitted.
Pool Rules
  • Admission Standards for the pool are in effect at all times.
  • Swimmers aged 6 years of age and under will be issued a RED WRISTBAND and must be accompanied by a parent/guardian in the water, within arms-reach, at all times
  • Swimmers aged 7-10 years of age will be issued a YELLOW WRISTBAND and must be accompanied by a parent/guardian in the pool enclosure (on the pool deck or in the water).
  • To access the deep area of the pool, swimmers must complete a facility swim test administered by the lifeguard on duty and will be issued a GREEN WRISTBAND. Swim tests will be issued at the discretion of the Leaf Lifeguard on duty.
  • Please note that one guardian can supervise up to two swimmers under the age of 7.Guardians must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Swimmers may bring their own equipment to use while in the pool; however, all applicable safety rules must be followed.
  • Lifejackets are available for use at the pool on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • The use of goggles is encouraged while in the pool. You must supply your own goggles.
  • The waterslide and Tarzan rope are currently not available for use.
  • Parent & Tot Swim is reserved for parents/guardians with a child aged 7 years and under.
  • Bullying, intimidation, threats or physical violence will not be tolerated at any time and will result in immediate expulsion from the facility and a revoking of all future pool privileges.
  • The lifeguards have the authority to enforce all regulations.
Registration 
  • Patrons are required to register their visits to the Pool ahead of time.Registration can be made at any time by phone or in-person for that 6-day operation week (Monday – Saturday).
  • All membership documents and waivers must be completed before accessing facilities.
Cancellation Policy
  • Failure to adhere to the rules and regulations may result in a cancelation of your membership or expulsion from the facility.A reminder that you are on camera at all times when you are using the Fitness Centre.  These regulations are subject to change; the Municipality of West Nipissing reserves the right to make amendments at any time.

 

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Pool Programs

Please see the Pool Schedule above, to see the current programs. 

Adult Lap Swim

The pool is reserved for individuals aged 16 or older to swim laps for fitness. The sauna and whirlpool are open for use.

Parent & Tot

Caregivers with babies/toddlers aged 6 years or younger can make use of the wading pool and whirlpool for a relaxed swim. Parent/caregiver ratio of two swimmers to one supervisor is enforced. Supervisors must accompany swimmers in the water at all times.

Adult Leisure Swim

The pool is reserved for individuals aged 16 or older to swim in a relaxed manner, stretch or float in the pool. Lap swimming is not permitted.

Open Lap Swim

The pool is reserved for any individuals wishing to swim laps for fitness. The sauna and whirlpool are open for use. Young swimmers must be able to successfully complete the facility swim test in order to participate in Open Lap Swim. Parent/caregiver ratios apply for swimmers under the age of 10 (two swimmers to one parent/caregiver).

Family Swim

The pool is open for any parents/caregivers accompanying children. Unattended children are not permitted to use the pool at this time. Admission standards are in place and parent/caregiver ratios apply for families making use of the pool. Children age 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the pool with them at all times. The sauna and whirlpool are open for use.

Public Swim

Any swimmers wishing to make use of the pool are welcome to attend. Admission standards are in place and parent/caregiver ratios apply for families making use of the pool. Children age 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the pool with them at all times. The sauna and whirlpool are open for use.

Aquafit Classes

Offered in both the shallow and deep end, Aquafit is a structured fitness program for anyone wishing to pursue high-energy, low-impact exercise in the pool. Advanced swimming ability is not required, however, please note that participants in Deep Water Aquafit classes must be comfortable in water that is over their head.


Swimming Lessons
Lifeguard Training Courses
Arenas and Rinks
Parks and Playgrounds

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