We have 7 outdoor and 11 indoor pools that offer a variety of aquatic programs and drop in swim times. Most of our pools include diving boards, slides, water toys & mats, day lockers, viewing galleries, change rooms and showers. Find one that's right for you!
Stay Cool in One of Our Many Facilities
When extremely hot temperatures are forecasted for the GTA, the City of Mississauga offers residents places to stay cool. These include visiting one of our swimming pools, spray pads and/or community centres.
Applewood Heights Outdoor Pool
3119 Constitution Blvd.,
Mississauga, ON L4Y 2Z1
Applewood Pool has limited on street parking. Additional parking is available at Dixie Curling Club on Palstan Rd. and at Dixie Public School on Flagship Drive.
David Ramsey Outdoor Pool
2470 Thornlodge Dr.,
Mississauga, ON L5K 1K5
Don McLean Westacres Outdoor Pool
2166 Westfield Drive,
Mississauga, ON L4Y 1P7
Parking for Don McLean Westacres Outdoor Pool is located at Westacres Public School, 2165 Breezy Brae Drive. Parking is prohibited on Westfield Drive. Before parking on nearby streets, please read the parking signs, for public safety, avoid blocking intersections and respect our neighbours. Please note: there is a three hour limit on most city streets unless otherwise posted. For more information on parking bylaws, visit mississauga.ca/parking
Erindale Outdoor Pool
1244 Shamir Cres.,
Mississauga, ON L5C 1L1
Lewis Bradley Outdoor Pool
745 Inverhouse Dr.,
Mississauga, ON L5J 4B5
Lions Club of Credit Valley Outdoor Pool (formerly Port Credit)
20 Rosewood Ave.,
Mississauga, ON L5G 3H9
Phone: 905-615-4830 ext. 2630
Streetsville Outdoor Pool
335 Church Street,
Mississauga, ON L5M 1N1
Behind the Vic Johnson Arena
Indoor Pool Locations +
1305 Cawthra Rd, Mississauga, ON, L5G 4L1
Phone: 905-615-4800 x2641
Cawthra pool is a 25 metre, 6 lane, rectangular shaped pool located in the Cawthra Secondary School adjacent to the Cawthra Community Centre. The pool entrance is located on Atwater behind the school.
Clarkson Swimming and Therapeutic Pool
2475 Truscott Dr., Mississauga, ON, L5J 2B3
Clarkson Community Pool is a 25 metre, 5 lane, rectangular shaped pool located in the Clarkson Community Centre. Features include a diving board, basket ball net, deep end slide, spray features, accessible ramps, a warm water therapeutic pool with hydro bench, male, female and family change room with day lockers. Motorized wheelchair-to-water lift available for entry into the main and therapeutic pool. In the family change room, there is a available a fully accessible change room with a ceiling lift and height adjustable change table.
Erin Meadows Pool
2800 Erin Centre Blvd, Mississauga, ON, L5B 3Y3
Erin Meadows pool is a 25 metre, 6 lane, rectangular shaped pool with a toddler’s play pool and viewing gallery located on the deck. A favourite feature is the Tarzan rope available for use during Fun and Family swims.
Frank McKechnie Pool
310 Bristol Rd. E., Mississauga, ON, L4Z 3V5
Frank McKechnie has a 25 metre, 6 lane, rectangular pool with a toddler's play pool and 15 person whirlpool located on the deck. Favourite features include a Tarzan rope and Slide in the 25 metre pool and water sprays and swan slide in the play pool.
3575 Fieldgate Drive, Mississauga, ON, L4X 2T7
Glenforest Pool is a 25 metre, 6 lane, rectangular shaped pool located in the Glenforest Secondary School. The pool entrance and parking lot are located behind the school and may be accessed by Fieldgate Drive.
Huron Park Swimming and Therapeutic Pool
830 Paisley Blvd. West., Mississauga, ON, L5C 3P5
Huron Park Pool is a 25 metre, 6 lane, rectangular shaped pool and Mississauga's deepest with a 12 ft. deep end. Huron Park Therapeutic Pool is beside Huron Park's main pool. The shallow and warm water is ideal for people in post-rehabilitation or who wish to include a gentle but effective exercise program into their lifestyle. Features include: an access ramp, a motorized wheel-to-water lift for entry into the pool, adult size six-point sling and chair sling, a private change room with a ceiling lift, adjustable height change table and wall bar. There is also a washroom equipped with a ceiling track sling lift, vertical pole and wall bar.
Malton Swimming and Therapeutic Pool
3540 Morning Star Dr., Mississauga, ON, L4T 1Y2
Malton Community Pool is a 25 metre, 4 lane, rectangular shaped pool located in the Malton Community Centre. Features include 2 elephant slides, a diving board, accessible ramps, a warm water therapeutic pool with hydrotherapy bench. Male, female and family change rooms available with day lockers. A tippy bucket available for use during Fun and Loonie swims.
Meadowvale Pool and Therapeutic Pool
6655 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga, ON, L5N 3L4
Meadowvale Pool is a 25 metre, 6 lane, rectangular shaped pool with a diving board. The warm water therapeutic pool features a hydrotherapy bench and a maximum depth of 1.8m (6 ft). Both pools feature ramps and access via a motorized wheelchair to water lift. A height adjustable change table and hoyer lift are available in the family changeroom.
River Grove Pool
5800 River Grove Ave., Mississauga, ON, L5M 4R8
River Grove has a 25-metre, 5-lane lap pool with a water spray children's play pool and a 30-person whirlpool located on the deck. Favourite features include a two-storey water slide, extra wide stairs, in-water ramp and a 16-stall family change room.
South Common Pool
2233 South Millway, Mississauga, ON, L5L 3H7
South Common pool is a 25 metre hourglass shaped leisure pool with wide stairs and a ramp for easy access, on-deck and enclosed viewing galleries and a 16 person whirlpool.
Terry Fox Swimming and Therapeutic Pool
(Located in the Mississauga Valley CC)
1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd, Mississauga, ON, L5A 3R8
Terry Fox pool is a 25 metre, 6 lane, rectangular shaped pool with a warm water therapeutic pool opening in 2012. Features include a 1 metre diving board, a tarzan rope, accessible ramps and community change room with change stalls and day lockers.
Spray Pads operate throughout the summer until September, weather permitting. Spray Pads open at 9:00 am, except for Lakefront Promenade Marina Park which opens at 10:00 am. For information, call 3-1-1 or 905-615-4311 if outside city limits.
Those with serious medical conditions should be accompanied by individuals knowledgeable of their conditions and responsible for their direct supervision.
Bathing/swimming apparel is defined as clean clothing and used specifically for the purpose of swimming. No outdoor shoes permitted on the pool deck.
Swim times and dates are subject to change at any time. Schedules may vary on holidays. Please contact your local pool for revised schedules.
Passes are usable at all city pools and skating rinks.
To rent a pool for an event, call 905-615-4100 or visit your local pool for more information.
Ask for a FREE assessment at the pool during a recreational swim.
How is my child doing?
Speak with the deck supervisor on duty.
Discuss your child's progress with their instructor on Parent's Day
What should I expect from swimming lessons?
The Swim for Life Program lets students' progress comfortably at their own rate.
Talk about lessons with your child without any pressure to pass a level until they are ready to complete the skills.
How can I make swimming lessons successful for my child?
Go to a recreational swim before the first lesson. Have fun and practice skills your child already knows. Orient your child to the change room, washrooms and pool.
Swimming, like any skill, requires a lot of patience, practice and positive comments
Talk with your child about their lessons and don't pressure them to pass a level until they are ready. Children need to progress at their own rate.
Consult with the instructor if your child is repeating the level.
Bring your previous report card for your new instructor to review.
Speak to the deck supervisor on duty. Ask about your child's progress and any areas that you could work on with him/her during a recreational swim.
What happens if I miss a class?
In the event you or your child is unable to attend a class(es), the City regrets that make-up class(es) will not be offered.
Why may a program be cancelled?
Programs not meeting registration requirements may be cancelled at any time or combined to meet our program standards.
Participants with long hair are encouraged to tie hair up or use a bathing cap.
Bathing Attire Description
All swimmers MUST change from street clothes into clean, gender appropriate swim attire suitable for a public environment. Participants who do not have control of their bowel and/or bladder MUST wear a garment that restricts leakage around the waist and legs.
Staying in the hot tub for more than 15 minutes may be excessive for some individuals. Over exposure may cause fainting. Cool down periodically and leave the hot tub if nausea and/or dizziness occur. Follow the lifeguard's instructions in regards to the use of the hot tub.
How to help keep our pools clean
Pool fouling's can close our pools anywhere up to 24 hours. Help us stop the risk of spreading germs and reduce the number of closures.
Don't feed your children before swimming.
Take a cleansing shower with soap and water before entering the pool.
Visit the washroom before swimming.
Children not toilet trained must wear swim diapers made for swimming pool use. Disposable regular diapers are NOT permitted in the pool.
Don't spit in the pool, on the deck or in the shower areas.
Street shoes NOT allowed on the pool deck.
Individuals with serious medical conditions should be accompanied by a person knowledgeable of the condition and responsible for their direct supervision.
A swim membership is a great way to enjoy swimming on a regular basis. Buy a Swim Membership today at any community centre and/or pool. One, three or 12 month memberships available all year round. Learn more
To make sure the supervision of children at the pool is a high priority for guardians and staff, colour-coded wristbands for children 13 yrs & under have been implemented at all City of Mississauga swimming pools.
The red wristband applies to children 5 yrs & under who MUST be supervised in the water and within arm's reach regardless of swimming ability. A maximum of 2 children per guardian who is a minimum of 14 years of age is permitted.
The yellow wristband applies to children 6 to 9 yrs. If they do not pass the swim test, they MUST be supervised by a guardian who is in the water and able to provide immediate assistance. Maximum 4 children per guardian. This ratio may increase to 8 children per guardian if all children are wearing lifejackets. Children 6 to 9 yrs. who pass the swim test MUST be accompanied by a guardian who must remain within the pool enclosure.
The green wristband applies to all children 13 yrs. & under who successfully complete the swim test. Passing the swim test means you can swim in the deep end without a lifejacket.
Even with formal supervision on site, such as a lifeguard, as the parent/caregiver, you are always the first line of defense. The best thing you can do to protect your kids from drowning is to actively and consistently supervise them when they are in or near water. If you've got kids, attentive supervision is your job.
Working together helps keep kids safe at the pool. #KeepKidsSafe
Water Exercise and Therapeutic Programs
Water Exercise Programs
Choose from a variety of water exercise and therapeutic programs available in our pools all year. We offer a wide range of programs from Gentle Aquafit to Aquatic Boot Camp.
Programs Designated As Heart-Friendly
The Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada, Ministry of Health and the Ontario Trillium Foundation have endorsed select programs which are most suitable for individuals with heart disease. Heart Wise Exercise Programs can be identified by finding the logo advertised with one of our program offerings.
The following is a list of programs that are eligible: Aquafitness, Gentle Aquafitness, Tri Splash And Dash Level 1, Warm Water Gentle Aquafitness, Warm Water Gentle Aquafitness - Female, Warm Water Aqua Cycle, Aquatic Personal Training
Read More on the Heart Wise Exercise program and research.
The foundation of exercise training in cardiac rehabilitation programs has been the exercise prescription. When a cardiac rehabilitation clinician designs an exercise prescription, the goal is to provide both a safe program of exercise and one that is effective in reducing risk and optimizing functional capacity. It became evident that there was a need to identify and create physical activity programs in the community that are safe and suitable for cardiac patients. As a result of the overwhelming evidence to support 'exercise as medicine', Heart Wise Exercise (HWE) was created by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. The Heart Wise Exercise model forms a bridge between the clinical setting and community based exercise programs. Heart Wise receives funding from the University of Ottawa, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, and the Ministry of Health Promotion. For more information about Heart Wise Exercise, visit: www.heartwiseexercise.ca
A designated Heart Wise Exercise Program meets the following criteria:
Encourages regular, daily aerobic exercise
Incorporates and encourages client centered warm up, cool down plus self-monitoring during an exercise session
Guides participants to exercise at a safe level and has options to increase intensity
Accepts participants living with cardiovascular disease and those at risk
Offers health screening
Has a documented emergency plan with phone access to 911 that is known by all exercise leaders who are certified in CPR and an AED is on site
These criteria could cover a variety of different types of programs at different levels of intensity. Please read the program description provided by the facility to find the Heart Wise Exercise Program most suitable for you. If you are unsure, please contact the community center where the program is offered.
Aquatic Personal Training
Our qualified Aquatic Personal Trainers provide a customized workout program utilizing the weightlessness of water to help you achieve your goals. Training sessions are also suitable for people requiring hydrotherapy as per doctor's instructions.
Our Personal Training services are Heart Wise Exercise designated.
Days and times vary according to instructor availability and your personal needs. An aquatic fitness expert will confirm dates and times of your workouts. Contact your local pool to be matched with a trainer.
Clarkson: 905-615-4840 ext 2121
Huron Park: 905-615-4820 ext 2450
Malton: 905-615-4640 ext 2527
Mississauga Valley: 905-615-4670 ext 2471
The City of Mississauga's recreational therapeutic services help meet the physical and social needs of our diverse community through post rehabilitation programming for those living with chronic or acquired conditions and limited mobility. We offer a variety of programs in our therapeutic pools and fitness/active living centres for people in rehabilitation for for those who wish to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.
Terry Fox Therapeutic Pool
(in the Mississauga Valley Community Centre)
1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd.,L5A 3R8
Phone: 905 615-4670 ext. 2471
Thanks for participating. We look forward to seeing you next season
Citi*Swim is a team oriented introduction to competitive swimming. It offers the opportunity to learn skills and improve fitness for youth. By belonging to a team, each person enjoys learning to swim faster by challenging themselves to improve personal best times in swim meets. Citi*Swim is based upon the values of fair play and allows each swimmer an opportunity to contribute to his/her team. The program includes stroke and skill improvement and physical training. Participants should be able to efficiently swim one length of the pool. Practices will be held 2-3 times per week for a total of 3 practice hours a week (hours may be reduced due to holidays).
Full Summer, Weekly, or 2 week registrations available. For full schedules and to register visit activemississauga.ca .
Swimming for one hour, three times each week, will go a long way toward helping your child achieve Canada's Physical Activity Guidelines
Team-building activities are included in every practice and swim meet, so every team member feels welcome and included.
Points are awarded for personal best times, teaching each child to value their individual achievements.
Did you know that qualified aquatic staff especially lifeguards and swimming instructors are frequently in high demand? Open the doors to learning opportunities and rewarding jobs in Aquatics by developing your skills in lifesaving techniques, teamwork and leadership.
Quick overview of what's on the Leadership report card and see what you will learn. On the right is the updated progression chart for courses and prerequisites you will need to advance your skills (click to enlarge).
The City of Mississauga is committed to improving the quality of our children's programs by training our staff in the standards of HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development ( PHCD ). Learn more here .
Volunteers are always welcome at our pools to assist qualified instructors in teaching swimming lessons. Volunteers must be:
14 years of age
Hold a minimum Bronze Medallion certification
Click here view current opportunities and apply online.
Aquatic Fitness Leadership
To be an Aquafitness Instructor, you will need:
Aquafitness Instructor Certification
Emergency First Aid with CPR B
To be an Aquatic Therapeutic Instructor, you will need:
Aquatic Post Rehabilitation Certification
Emergency First Aid with CPR B
For details on becoming a certified Aquafitness or Aquatic Therapeutic Instructor, call your local therapeutic pool and speak with the pool supervisor.
Indoor warm water Therapeutic pools are located at Clarkson CC, Huron Park RC, Malton, Meadowvale CC and Mississauga Valley CC.