Recreational Swims - YMCA of Three Rivers Waterloo Region

Recreational Swims

Enjoy a wide variety of recreational swim activities in our 20 metre leisure pool. 

Please review our Aquatic Admission Standards

See our Program Schedule for swim days and times.

Family Swim

A great opportunity for families to be active and have fun together.  Children under 16 years old must be accompanied in the pool by a parent/caregiver 16 yrs or older, regardless of the children's ability to complete the swim test. Maximum 1:4 parent to child ratio for children over 6 years old. Children under 6 must be directly supervised at a 1:2 parent to child ratio.

Open Swim

Open to members and day pass users.  Children 5 and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times.  Children 6-9 must be accompanied in the water by a parent/guardian unless they have successfully completed a swim test administered by the lifeguard on the pool deck. Parents must remain on deck to ensure their child has passed the swim test. Once the swim test has been passed, parents must remain in the pool enclosure. Please see Aquatic Admission Standards for more details.

Lane Swim

Participants must be 13 yrs or older. Pool is set up with lane markers and speed indicators (fast, medium, slow, & lesiure swim). Swimmers swim in circuits staying to the right hand side. Bubble pool is available.

Parent/Caregiver & Tot Swim

This recreational swim is open to parents/caregivers and their preschoolers under the age of 5. Maximum 1:2 parent to child ratio. Non-toilet trained children must wear a swim diaper.