Maintenance Shutdown: The pool will be closed from SUNDAY MAY 1 through FRIDAY MAY 20, 2022 for some necessary repairs. The pool is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, May 21, 2022.

When the pool reopens on May 21, advanced booking of swims will no longer be required. All 1/2 pool fitness and whole pool recreational swims, will be open for PUBLIC DROP-IN swimmers. All swims are free for registered Carleton Students, Staff & Faculty and Community Members. The Spring Swim schedule and Public Swim fees are listed below.

Note: On the recommendation of Ottawa Public Health, Carleton will be maintaining the mandatory COVID-19 Mask Policy until further notice.

May 12, 2022 Update:

Fitness Swims (1/2 pool): lane swimming only, water-running in deep end when the dive-tank is available or during LC swims. Fitness swims can be short-course (6-lanes shallow or 6-lanes deep, plus dive-tank if available) or long-course (3-50M lanes minimum, plus dive-tank).

Recreational Swims (whole pool): lane swimming, water-running, leisure-lanes, basketball nets, wading pool, 1m diving board, 5m & 7.5m platforms, swing rope and bubbler. Rec Swims can be short-course (6-lanes shallow, 6-lanes deep, plus dive-tank) or long-course (6-50M lanes, plus dive-tank).

Victoria Day Weekend Swim Schedule

Saturday May 21
1:00-4:00 pm – Rec Swim (whole pool)

Sunday May 22
10:30 am-12:00 pm – Women’s Only Rec Swim (whole pool)
12:30-3:30 pm – Rec Swim (whole pool)

Monday May 23
1:30-4:30 pm – Rec Swim (whole pool)

SPRING 2022 Schedule (May 24-June 30, 2022)

MORNING – Fitness Swims
Mon/Weds/Fri – 6:10-7:25 AM (shallow)
Tuesday – 7:35-8:50 AM (deep)
Thursday – 7:35-8:50 AM (3-Lanes Long-course/50 M)

MID-DAY – Recreational Swims
Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri – 11:45 AM-1:15 PM (whole pool)
Note: Thursdays – 11:45 AM-1:15 PM (Long-course/50 M)
Wednesdays – 11:45 AM-1:00 PM (whole pool)
Wednesdays (WOMEN ONLY) – 1:10-1:55 PM (3 lanes shallow / 3-lanes deep). These swims may sometimes be 1/2 pool shallow or 1/2 pool deep only.

AFTERNOON – Recreational Swims
Mon/Tues/Weds/Thurs – 4:15-5:45 PM (whole pool)
Note: Wednesdays – 4:15-5:45 PM (Long-course/50 M)
Fridays – 4:00-5:15 PM (whole pool)

EVENING – Recreational Swims
Mon/Tues/Weds/Thurs – 9:10-10:25 PM (whole pool)
Note: Wednesdays – 9:10-10:25 PM (Long-course/50 M)
Friday – 8:20-9:35 PM (whole pool)

WEEKENDS – Recreational Swims
Saturdays – 1:45-4:00 PM (whole pool)
Sundays (WOMEN ONLY) – 10:30-11:30 AM (whole pool)
Sundays – 12:30-2:45 PM (whole pool)

The Summer Swim Schedule (July 2 thru Sept 5) to be announced.

Drop-In Public Swim Fees
Children (2 years & under): Free
Children (3-13 years): $4.00
Adults (14 years & over): $6.00 (HST included)
Household/Family (1 or 2 adults & their children): $4.00 per swimmer

Note: Children under 14 MUST be accompanied by an Adult 18 years of age or older. Direct supervision in the pool area & throughout the facility is required. One adult required to supervise every 2 children less than 7 years of age. Please keep children under 7 yrs. within arms’-reach.

* Any changes or updates to the swim schedule will be posted on this page.

For the latest COVID-19 policies and guidelines please visit our Pool COVID-19 Guidelines page.

The Pool Staff are here to assist you and to answer your questions. If you have any feedback or questions, let us know via email:

We are working together and sharing the responsibility to ensure that our Swimming Pool continues to be a safe and welcoming environment for everyone!

Pool Rental Prices

Our swimming pool is also available for rent. Pool Rental bookings cannot be done online. For indoor pool rental requests and up-to-date availability information, please email Steve Baird (Aquatics Coordinator)

Area # of Swimmers #Guards Total
Whole Pool 1-25 2 $190 + HST
26-55 2 $205 + HST
56-120 3 $225 + HST
121-200 4 $250 + HST
Shallow Pool 1-25 2 $95 + HST
26-55 2 $115 + HST
Deep Pool 1-25 2 $110 + HST
26-55 2 $130 + HST

Note: The above rental rates will be increasing as of May 21, 2022. New rates will be announced.