Swimming

The Town of New Tecumseth is taking steps to help in the fight against COVID-19.  COVID-19 facility protocols are in place and must be followed. To attend the Alliston Rotary Pool you must register in advance. Public Swims  are booked for a 55 minute duration.  Double bookings are not permitted in an effort to provide an opportunity for all community members to utilize the pool. 

The Alliston Rotary Pool is open from Canada Day to Labour Day weekend annually. Click the Register Online button below to find more information about available swims, days and times.

Register Online Now 

Registering for Swimming Lessons

Learn how you can register online and view our available swimming lessons and programs. Unsure which lesson to register in, please use the lesson descriptions to help. 

Admission Fees 

To enter the pool area, every person must register and pay the respective fee below. 

Admission

Toddlers

(0-4 years)

Child

(5-17 years)

Adult

(18+)

Senior

(60+)

Family (maximum 2 adults, 4 children)

Single swim

$1.25

$3.25

$4.25

$3.25

$15.25

Admission Guidelines
 View admission guidelines before  planning your visit. 
 Rules and Regulations 

Please follow our rules and regulations:

  • Obey the lifeguard at all times.
  • Pre-registration is required prior to arrival at the pool. 
  • Please come dressed in your bathing suit as change rooms will be closed.
  • 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 weather issues.
  • You must form a line when the pool reaches maximum capacity.
  • We issue complimentary day passes at our discretion.
 Safety Measures - What to Expect 

As part of the Reopening Ontario Roadmap, the Alliston Rotary Pool is able open under the safety guidelines for COVID-19 for Outdoor Pools produced by the Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health.

 Accommodations include: 

  • Mandatory daily screening
  • Lower attendance numbers 
  • Swimming lessons will be private 
  • Designated pool space for those in attendance 
  • Physical distancing requirements
  • Designated hand washing locations
  • Frequent sanitization of high touch points and equipment
  • Designated sign in/out locations – please respect signage at each location
  • Use of personal protection equipment for staff and swimmers
  • Change rooms will not be available for use, please come to the pool in your swimsuit

All swimmers are required to wear a well-fitting masks (e.g., non-medical) while entering the facility and on the pool deck, unless otherwise exempt. Swimmers are not required to wear a mask while in the water. 

Additional staff will be on site to ensure physical distancing and appropriate supervision.

Supervision

Children 9 years and under who pass the facility swim test must be supervised by an adult who is 14 years or older, pays the daily admission fee, and remains within the pool enclosure dressed in swim wear. Every visitor to the pool, is required to register online, prior to arrival. 

Supervision Required by Age

Age

Supervision Required

Maximum

5 years and under

1 adult

Maximum 2 children within arm's reach

12 years and under

1 adult

Maximum of 2 non-swimmers within arm's reach

6 to 12 years

1 adult

Maximum of 6 non-swimmers all in Personal Flotation Devices (PFD's)

Swim Tests

We require a Facility Swim Test run by a Lifeguard for anyone who is 12 years and under.

A Swim Test consists of:

  • Swimming continuously for 15 metres
  • Treading water for one minute

Lifeguards run Swim Tests during public swim times. They will provide a red or green wristband to everyone who completes the Test. Individuals who are 10 years and older receive the regular admission bracelet.

Demonstrating your swimming skills

A lifeguard can ask you to demonstrate your swimming skills for safety reasons at any time. If there is any concern, the Head Guard or Assistant Lifeguard is there to assist.

Camps and Large Groups - Temporarily Suspended due to Covid-19  

All Day Camps and groups of 15 or more must book with us [contact: Recreation Programmer – Fitness and Aquatics] in advance, or call 705-435-4030 ext. 1628 to reserve the day and time of your visit. The maximum number of large groups booked per time frame is 10, no exceptions.

 

Daily Activities

Explore the daily activities that we run at the pool:

 Parent and Tot Swim
Parent and Tot Swim is for adults and children to enjoy together. We invite all caregivers and children to try this quieter swim time. Pre-registration is required prior to arrival. 
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. Pre-registration is required prior to arrival.