Pools and Aquatics

Kids playing in the Splash Pad at the MacBain Centre

The City of Niagara Falls strives to offer affordable and safe Aquatic Programs for the entire community. On this page you will find information on the City’s aquatic opportunities for exercise, relaxation, learning and most of all fun! Public Swimming is FREE of charge.

NEW! Outdoor Aqua Fit 

We've got a new aquatics program for adults this summer: Outdoor Aqua Fit! As of July 11th, classes will be held every Wednesday at 12 noon in the Niagara Falls Lions Club Pool (4981 Drummond Road). A 6-week pass is available for $15 at the Coronation Centre (5925 Summer Street). A friendly reminder that no cash can be taken at the pool.

Pools

ProgramsE.E. Mitchelson Park
3800 Springdale Avenue
Prince Charles Pool
6320 Arad Street
F.H. Leslie Pool
5250 Valley Way
Niagara Falls Lions Club
4981 Drummond Road
Buck Hinsperger Pool
3970 Welland Street
 Opening DatesFriday, June 29th 2018

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Saturday June 23rd, 2018  (1 pm - 5:50 pm)

Sunday June 24th, 2018 (1 pm - 5:50 pm)

Friday June 29th, 2018

Friday June 29th, 2018Friday, June 29th 2018

Public Swimming

 

1:00 pm - 4:25 pm
6:00 pm - 7:50 pm

1:00 pm - 4:25 pm
6:00 pm - 7:55 pm

August 27th to September 2nd:
1:00 pm - 4:25 pm

1:00 pm - 4:25 pm
6:00 pm - 7:50 pm

August 27th to September 2nd:
1:00 pm - 4:25 pm

1:00 pm - 4:25 pm

6:00 pm - 7:50 pm

1:00 pm - 4:25 pm
6:00 pm - 7:50 pm

August 27th to September 2nd:
1:00 pm - 4:25 pm

 

Adult Swimming

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  
NEW! Outdoor Aqua Fit

 

  

Wednesdays (as of July 11)

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

 
Splash Pad

9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Opening June 3

9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Opening June 3

9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Opening June 3

9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Opening June 3

 
Swimming Lessons

9:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Monday - Friday

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Monday - Friday

9:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Monday - Friday 

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Monday - Friday 

 
Closing DateSunday, 
August 26th
2018
Sunday, 
September 2nd
2018
Sunday, 
September 2nd
2018
Sunday, 
August 26th
2018
Sunday, 
September 2nd
2018

Splash Pads

Splash pads are located at MacBain Community Centre, Niagara Falls Lions Park, FH Leslie Park, Patrick Cummings Memorial Sports Complex, EE Mitchelson and Prince Charles Parks.  Splash pads will open by June 3 or weather permitting. 

Niagara Falls Swimming Lessons

The City of Niagara Falls is now offering swim lessons during the 2018 summer months. This program is being offered by the Red Cross. More information is available at the links below:

Admission and Supervision Standards

Traffic Light for Admission Standards

RED

Children 0-6 years old and children 7-9 who DO NOT PASS the facility swim test MUST be accompanied in the water by a parent or guardian who is at least 16 years of age. Direct Supervision Ratio: 0 - 6 years of age 2:1 & 7 - 9 years of age 4:1 Must remain in the shallow end of the pool.

YELLOW

Children age 10+ who DO NOT PASS the facility swim test MUST stay in shallow end. Direct Supervision Ratio 0 - 6 years of age 2:1 & 7 - 9 years of age 4:1

Children 0-6 years of age who PASS the facility swim test MUST be accompanied in the water by a parent or guardian who is at least 16 years of age.

GREEN

Children 7, 8, 9 years of age and over who PASS the facility swim test may be admitted unaccompanied. Permitted in the deep end.

Swim Test

Swim a minimum of 3 widths of the pool of front crawl. (2 widths at F.H. Leslie)

The City of Niagara Falls defines parent or guardian direct supervision as, in the water within arms reach and able to render immediate assistance.

As recommended by the Lifesaving Society and the Coroner's Office the City of Niagara Falls enforces Admission and Supervision Standards. Please review the Admission and Supervision Standards before visiting our Outdoor pools.

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RZone Policy and Incident Reports

The City of Niagara Falls has a policy in place for all of our facilities regarding the enforcement of vandalism, abuse, harassment and more. You can view the policy, brochure and incident report on the Niagara Falls RZone page.