Outdoor Rotary Pool

The Alliston Rotary Pool is open from Canada Day to Labour Day weekend annually. 

The Town of New Tecumseth has an Aquatic Wheelchair onsite at the Alliston Rotary Pool. To reserve use of the chair please speak to a Lifeguard on duty upon arriving at the pool. 

Swim Lesson & Aquatic Leadership Information

Admission Fees & Guidelines

Admission Fees 

To enter the pool area, every person must pay the respective fee below at the gate. Every person entering the pool area is subject to an entrance fee. 



(0-4 years)


(5-17 years)






(maximum 2 adults, 3 children)

Single swim






Group rate per person, 10 people minimum per group, $2.75.

 Public Swim Passes 

You can purchase a swim pass for access to public swim times at the Alliston Outdoor Rotary Pool. 

You must purchase a swim pass at the Alliston/New Tecumseth Recreation Centre or Tottenham Community & Fitness Centre. All family members must be present for photos to be taken for membership cards. 

Pass Type 

Fee (plus HST)

Individual swim pass 


Family pass - maximum of 2 adults, 3 children or a combination of 1 adult, 4 children


Additional Family Member 



Photography at the Pool 

Photography and filming are not permitted during registered programs or drop-in activities. To ensure the safety, comfort and privacy of all patrons using our facilities, use of electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops are not permitted in certain areas of Town facilities. This is due to the integrated cameras that may impose on personal privacy. These spaces include program rooms, changing areas, showers and bathrooms.


The privacy and comfort of patrons in important to us. Town staff may take photos for marketing purposes, but permission will be obtained in advance from the participants.

Rules and Regulations 

 Please follow our pool rules and regulations:

  • Obey the lifeguard at all times.
  • Arrive early as entry is first come first serve and pre-determined capacities must be maintained.  
  • Please adhere to all rules and regulations in place when visiting our facilities.
  • We may close the pool at any time for safety reasons.
  • Please do not bring any floating devices or toys.
  • We will not issue refunds if the pool if closed due to inclement weather. Please review weather conditions prior to entering the pool. 
  • You must form a line when the pool reaches maximum capacity.
  • In the event of a pool fouling or mechanical issue, a complimentary pass may be provided as determined by staff onsite. 


There are age restrictions and required supervision to ensure the safety of our visitors. 

  • Children 5 years & under, 6 - 9 years who do not pass the facility swim test must be supervised by an individual who is 14 years or older, is dressed in proper swim attire, pays the daily admission fee, and remains in the water. The parent or guardian is responsible for the child's direct supervision, must be within arms-reach of the child at all times and must be able to give immediate assistance if needed.
  • Children 6 - 9 years who pass the facility swim test must be supervised by an individual who is 14 years or older, is dressed in proper swim attire, pays the daily admission fee, and remains within the pool enclosure. 
  • Children 10 - 13 years, may swim unaccompanied, however must be supervised by an individual 14 years of older, pays the daily admission fee and remains within the pool enclosure.
Supervision Required by Age


Supervision Required


5 years and under

1 parent/guardian (14+)

Maximum 2 non-swimmers within arm's reach

6 - 9 years and under

1 parent/guardian (14+)

Maximum of 6 non-swimmers all in Personal Flotation Devices (PFD's) within arm's reach. Parent/guardian supervises in the water.

10 - 13 years

1 parent/guardian (14+)

Supervising parent/guardian (14+) must remain within the pool enclosure. No maximum number of swimmers. 

Swimming Attire

  • Bathing/swimming attire is defined as clothing that is clean and is used specifically for the purpose of swimming only.
  • For persons wishing to cover up, we suggest a t-shirt and leggings over your swimsuit (clothing should allow the participant to move through the water safely)
  • Children who are not toilet trained must wear appropriate swim diapers made for swimming pool use. Disposable diapers are not permitted in the water.
  • For Adults with challenges with their bladder or bowels, you must wear a garment that restricts leakage around the waist and legs.
  • As an additional safety measure, we suggest that long hair is tied back &/or wear a bathing cap.

Swim Tests

Facility Swim Tests are required for anyone who is 6 - 9 years of age, who is interested in swimming alone.

A Swim Test consists of:

  • Demonstrating your swimming skills
  • Swimming continuously for 30 metres
  • Treading water for one minute

Lifeguards offer Swim Tests during any of the scheduled drop in swim times. They will provide a red or green wristband to everyone who completes the test. Individuals who are 10 years and older are not required to complete a swim test.

A lifeguard can ask you to demonstrate your swimming skills for safety reasons at any time. 

Swim Schedule 

Explore the daily activities that are offered at the pool.


View the July Outdoor Rotary Pool schedule. 

Free Swimming in July!

 Canada Day free swimming, July 1st:

  • Family Swim 10:00am-11:30am
  • Public Swim 12:30pm-2:00pm 
  • 2:30pm-4:00pm

Additional free public swimming in July!

  • Tuesday, July 2nd 10:15am-11:45am
  • Thursday, July 11th 10:15am-11:45am
  • Monday, July 15th 1:00pm-2:30pm 
  • Friday, July 26th 1:00pm-2:30pm

August 2024 free swimming dates to be determined. 

Drop In Swim Activities 

 The Town of New Tecumseth offers various outdoor swim activities including Aqua Zumba , Family Swims, Inclusive Swim , Lane Swimming and Public Swim . Please refer to the pool schedule for specific days and times.

Aqua Zumba (14 years+)

Aqua Zumba is structured like a standard Zumba class. Aqua Zumba entails dancing to motivational music with unique dance moves and combinations—except it's in water. Low-impact, high-energy aquatic exercise! A fitness drop in fee applies to attend Aqua Zumba. This activity is not included in a pool or fitness membership. 

Family Swim (children up to 13 years)

A Family swim is designed for parents/guardians (14+) and children to enjoy together. We invite all caregivers and children in their younger years to try this quieter swim time. 

Inclusive Swim  
Inclusive swim is designed for individuals with special needs. We invite all caregivers and individuals to try this quieter swim time. Caregivers are not charged  admission. An aquatic wheelchair is available for use by reservation. 
Lane Swim (14 years+)

During lane swimming, the deep end of the pool is divided into lanes so that determined swimmers can benefit from a structured environment and concentrate on their strokes.

Public Swim
Public Swim is an ideal time for people of all ages and abilities, whether you are an advanced swimmer or new to the aquatic world, to enjoy our pool. The 2024 Summer season is operating on a drop in basis.