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HEAT ALERT

Due to the extremely hot weather forecasted for the GTA, the City of Mississauga has issued a Heat Alert. Check out our home page for more information.

 

HEAT ALERT

Due to the extremely hot weather forecasted for the GTA, the City of Mississauga has issued a Heat Alert. Check out our home page for more information.

The Lions Club of Credit Valley Outdoor Pool (formerly Port Credit) will be open to the public for a Fun Swim from 4pm - 7pm this evening, weather permitting. For more info or to confirm pool times, please contact 905-615-4840.

 

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Pool Maintenance Schedule 2014

To make sure our pools are clean and tidy, we regularly service them with extended maintenance closures in September or December. When completed, the pools will open for regularly scheduled programming.

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Ready to Play?

Score big with programs and activities designed to bring fun to everyone's game! Register online now.

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We Want You!

Be A Leader Today

Be a leader with advanced training in Aquatics and First Aid. Check here for qualifications.

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Get Into A Healty Habit With Aquatics

Make Swimming A Healty Habit

Have fun and enjoy the many health benefits of swimming. We have lots of programs and activities for any skill level or age. Follow the links below to find our more:

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For information on the lifesaving society and its work in Ontario, visit www.lifesavingsociety.com

Outdoor / Indoor Pool Locations

Outdoor Pools now closed for the season

We would like to thank everyone who spent the summer at our outdoor pools. They are now officially closed for the season. We look forward to the opening of the outdoor pools in June 2015 but don't stop swimming, indoor pools are open all year long!
 

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!

Outdoor Pool Locations +

 

Applewood Heights Outdoor Pool
3119 Constitution Blvd.,
Mississauga, ON L4Y 2Z1
Phone: 905-615-4019

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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
Phone: 905-615-4549

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Don McLean Westacres Outdoor Pool
2166 Westfield Drive,
Mississauga, ON L4Y 1P7
Phone: 905-615-4288

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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
Phone: 905-896-5503

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Lewis Bradley Outdoor Pool
745 Inverhouse Dr.,
Mississauga, ON L5J 4B5
Phone: 905-615-4354

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Lions Club of Credit Valley Outdoor Pool (formerly Port Credit)
20 Rosewood Dr.,
Mississauga, ON L5G 3H9
Phone: 905-615-4830 ext. 2630

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Streetsville Outdoor Pool
335 Church Street,
Mississauga, ON L5M 1N1
Behind the Vic Johnson Arena
Phone: 905-615-4355

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Indoor Pool Locations +

 

Cawthra Pool
1305 Cawthra Rd, Mississauga, ON, L5G 4L1
Phone: 905-615-4800 x2641

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Clarkson Swimming and Therapeutic Pool
2475 Truscott Dr., Mississauga, ON, L5J 2B3
Phone: 905-615-4840

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Erin Meadows Pool
2800 Erin Centre Blvd, Mississauga, ON, L5B 3Y3
Phone: 905-615-4750

Get Directions Take the Bus Pool Description

 

Frank McKechnie Pool
310 Bristol Rd. E., Mississauga, ON, L4Z 3V5
Phone: 905-615-4660

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Glenforest Pool
3575 Fieldgate Drive, Mississauga, ON, L4X 2T7
Phone: 905-615-4630

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Huron Park Swimming and Therapeutic Pool
830 Paisley Blvd. West., Mississauga, ON, L5C 3P5
Phone: 905-615-4820

Get Directions Take the Bus

 

Malton Swimming and Therapeutic Pool
3540 Morning Star Dr., Mississauga, ON, L4T 1Y2
Phone: 905-615-4640

Get Directions Take the Bus Pool Description

 

Meadowvale Pool
6655 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga, ON, L5N 3L4
Phone: 905-615-4710

Get Directions Take the Bus Meadowvale Pool Description

TEMPORARY FACILITY CLOSURE
Meadowvale Community Centre/pool will be closed for extensive renovations starting July 1, 2014 and will re-open in summer 2016. For more information, please visit the Meadowvale Community Centre Redevelopment page or check the Meadowvale Facebook page for updates.

NOTE: All Meadowvale summer swimming lessons and public swims will be moved to the Streetsville Outdoor Pool, located at 335 Church Street, beside Vic Johnston Arena. Fall/winter swimming lessons and public swims will take place at River Grove and Erin Meadows pools.
 

River Grove Pool
5800 River Grove Ave., Mississauga, ON, L5M 4R8
Phone: 905-615-4780

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South Common Pool
2233 South Millway, Mississauga, ON, L5L 3H7
Phone: 905-615-4770

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Terry Fox Swimming and Therapeutic Pool
(Located in the Mississauga Valley CC)
1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd, Mississauga, ON, L5A 3R8
Phone: 905-615-4670

Get Directions Take the Bus Pool Description

 

Spray Pads

Spray Pads

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.

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Facility information:

  • 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.
  • Find daily schedules online here

Swim Lessons

Winter Loonie Skate and Swim

LEARNING TO SWIM is more than stroke development.

It's about:

  • Safety
  • Building Confidence
  • Developing Lifelong Skills

Register today for a safer swim tomorrow

Register for Aquatic Leadership Programs

CLICK HERE to view swim admission standards, acceptable attire,
hot tub usage recommendations, and change room information.

Swim Lesson Information

Frequently Asked Questions

What level should I register in?

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.

General Information

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.

Hot Tub
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.

Medical Conditions
Individuals with serious medical conditions should be accompanied by a person knowledgeable of the condition and responsible for their direct supervision.

Swim Passes

Swim Pass

A swim pass is a great way to enjoy swimming on a regular basis. Purchase a pass and make a splash at any of our 18 pools throughout the year. Passes may be used for all recreational/public swims including lane, fun and family swims. All admission standards and bather capacities apply at all city pools.

Buy a pass today at any community centre and/or pool. One, three or 12 month passes available all year round. On sale June 1-30, the Pool Splash Pass is one of the best deals of the summer.

For swimming facility information, see outdoor or indoor pools .

Benefits Include:

Affordability

  • If you swim often, a pass is the most cost efficient way to enjoy the pool; Pays for itself after 6* swims (*based on a youth pass rate)
  • Swim in any of the city's 11 pools (plus 7 outdoor seasonal pools) for as low as $16/month* (older adult 65+, youth 4-17, persons with disability and student with ID rate). Single and group pass rates also available.

Flexibilty

  • Multiple pool & recreational swim use. Unlimited entrance to any city pool throughout the year (bather capacity and swim admission standards apply)

Convenience

  • Water resistant, wallet-sized plastic card for ease of use and portability
  • Passes are accepted at all city pools and skating rinks for swimming and/or skating

CLICK HERE to view swim admission standards, acceptable attire,
hot tub usage recommendations, and change room information.


Drop-In Schedule    Swimming Rates

  Swim Descriptions          Lap Etiquette

Prices are subject to change as of April 1st, annually.

Water Exercise and Therapeutic Programs

Water Exercise 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.

Register for Aquatic Leadership Programs    Drop In Schedules

 

NEW! Programs Designated As Heart-Friendly

Heart Wise Exercise

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.

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.

Heart Wise Exercise 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

Therapeutic Recreation

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.

For more Therapeutic Recreation information, click here .


Therapeutic Pools

The City owns and operates four therapeutic warm water pools:

Clarkson
2475 Truscott Dr., Mississauga, L5J 2B3
Phone: 905-615-4840, ext. 2121

Get Directions Take the Bus

Huron Park
830 Paisley Blvd. West., Mississauga, L5C 3P5
Phone: 905-615-4820, ext. 2450

Get Directions Take the Bus
 

Malton
3540 Morning Star Dr., Mississauga, L4T 1Y2
Phone: 905-615-4640, ext. 2527

Get Directions Take the Bus

Terry Fox Therapeutic Pool
(in the Mississauga Valley Community Centre)
1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd.,L5A 3R8
Phone: 905 615-4670 ext. 2471

Get Directions Take the Bus

Advance Your Skills

...in Aquatic Leadership and First Aid

Aquatic Leadership

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).

PROGRESSION CHART
Progression Chart

Click here to view courses and to register


Interested in a job in aquatics? Check out information on qualifications you will need to work in Aquatics with the City of Mississauga.

Working as a lifeguard is more than simply a job. Read about a staff member's positive experience in our aquatic leadership programs and working as a lifeguard. (PDF)
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

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
A volunteer application must be competed and dropped off at the facility you choose to volunteer your time. Click here to download a volunteer form.

Aquatic Leadership

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 and Mississauga Valley CC.

  

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