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Swimming Programs

We offer various levels of swimming programs at the Kinsmen Pool in our new Aquatic Centre as well as our five outdoor facilities.

Our main objective is to promote safe and enjoyable aquatics.  

Please review the information below for more details on the various programs offered at the Aquatic Centre.



Dates (start & finish dates vary pending day)



September 14 to November 21, 2015

No lessons held on October 12 (Thanksgiving)

Winter #1

 November 22, 2015 to February 6, 2016

No lessons held on November 27, 28, 29 (swim meet), December 24, 25, 26, 31 & January 1. 

Winter #2

 February 7 to April 16, 2016

No lessons held on February 15 (Family Day), March 25 (Good Friday), March 27 (Easter Sunday)


 April 17 to June 26, 2016

No lessons held on May 23 (Victoria Day), May 29 (swim meet)


Use the following links to learn more about our specific swimming programs:

Download and print registration forms for desired program(s) from selection below.

Red Cross Swim Preschool

Red Cross Swim Preschool is a learn-to-swim program for children ages four months to six years of age.  The first three levels, ages 4 to 36 months are parented and focus on water orientation and water safety. The last five levels for ages 3 to 6, build swimming skills and teach age-specific water safety.

Red Cross Swim Kids

Red Cross Swim Kids is a fun, learn-to-swim program for children ages 5 and older.  This 10-level program helps swimmers develop the five main swimming strokes, which supports learning how to be safe in, on, and around the water. The program also increases fitness and endurance through enjoyable activities.

Advanced Levels
Advanced levels are courses to train students in life saving techniques as well as to develop their swimming skill and ability.


This program is offered to adults and adolescents who want to develop their swimming skills and to build a strong confidence in the water.

AquaFit gives a full body workout in the water. This program is designed to develop coordination, balance, strength and toning. Shallow, shallow low impact (Heartwise approved) and deep classes available.

Heart Wise Exercise identifies exercise programs that are safe and suitable for people who are interested in or concerned about their heart health. Exercise programs displaying the Heart Wise logo have been designated as meeting the conditions for safety and suitability for heart patients. A designated Heart Wise Exercise program will accept people with heart disease, provided they have approval from their doctor.

Birthday Parties and Private Rentals
We have time slots available for private pool rentals (corporate parties, family reunions, fundraisers, etc.) and we offer packages for Birthday Parties.

Cornwall Sea Lions Swim Club
The Sea Lions Swim Club offers professional coaching in a team atmosphere that coaches basic competitive strokes for the beginning swimmer and offers provincial and national competition for the advanced swimmer.