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Pool Admission Standards

*NEW* Children under 10 years who are non-swimmers MUST be accompanied by an individual who is 14 years or older and responsible for their direct supervision. Maximum ratio 2:1. Children who are 8 & 9 years that are strong swimmers may take the facility swim test to determine if they can enter the pool by themselves. Children 7 years & under MUST be accompanied by an individual 14 years or older. (Public Pools Regulation, Under the Health Protection and Promotion Act Reg. 565 s.17.21 and Lifesaving Society's Guide to Ontario Public Pools Regulations, Section 17. updated July 2018)

For more details about the swim admission click here.

2018/2019 Holiday Happenings click here. (Swim schedule for December 21, 2018 to Sunday January 6, 2019)

TYPE
 
1 VISIT

10 VISIT PASS

20 VISIT PASS

6 MONTH MEMBERSHIPYEARLY MEMBERSHIP
           
Preschool (Under 4 years) $3.75 $31.88 $60.00 $110.92 $179.41
Student (5 to 17 years) $4.75 $40.38 $76.00 $171.21 $272.54
Senior (65+ years)  $4.75 $40.38 $76.00 $171.21 $272.54
Adult (18 years & older) $5.50 $46.75 $88.00 $212.30 $356.08
Aquafit (Instructor led) $6.75 $60.75 $121.50 $212.30 $356.08
Family (same household, max. 5) $12.25 $104.13 $196.00 $367.15 $597.11
Additional Family Members $2.50 each HST included where applicable    
6 MONTH PASS INCLUDES: Admission to any public swim program listed above - valid for 6 months from date of purchase.
YEAR MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:
Admission to any public swim program listed above plus shinny and 10% off Hanover Parks, Recreation & Culture program registration fees - valid for 1 year from date of purchase.

Code of Behaviour

The Town of Hanover endeavours to provide the highest level of safety and enjoyment to all participants and staff members for the duration of its programs. The guidelines have been developed to ensure that all involved are aware of acceptable behaviour. Course language, physical and aggressive behaviour, inappropriate or uncooperative behaviour will be recorded, reported and may result in removal from the program and/or facility.

 

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY
LANE SWIM | Main pool, swirlpool & sauna. Swim in a loop in a slow, medium or fast lane.   

6:00 - 8:00am
11:45 - 12:45pm

6:00 - 8:00am
11:45 - 12:45pm
8:35 - 9:50pm

6:00 - 8:00am
11:45 - 12:45pm
8:00 - 9:15pm

6:00 - 8:00am
11:45 - 12:45pm
8:35 - 9:50pm

6:00 - 8:00am
11:45 - 12:45pm

7:00- 8:30am

 11:45 - 12:45pm

AQUAFIT | Drop In Classes. 45 Minute Classes with 15 minutes at end to enjoy sauna and swirlpool. 

8:30 - 9:15am 

8:30 - 9:15am
Deep End Only 

7:30 - 8:15pm 
3 lanes 

8:30 - 9:15am 

8:30 - 9:15am 
Circuit Training 

7:30 - 8:15pm 
3 lanes 

8:30 - 9:15am

 

 

AQUA MOTION | Drop In Classes. 45 Minute Classes with 15 minutes at end to enjoy sauna and swirlpool.
  3:00 - 3:45pm   

3:00 - 3:45pm 

     
ADULT & TOT | Wading pool play time for 6 yrs & under with adult. Toddlers must wear tight-legged plastic pants or special pool pant diaper! Diapers are not recommended. No more than 2 children per adult. Little swimmers ae available at the customer service desk for $2.50 each.

11:30 - 12:30pm

11:30 - 12:30pm

6:30 - 7:30pm

11:30 - 12:30pm

11:30 - 12:30pm

11:30 - 12:30pm

 

 

FAMILY SWIM | Entire pool.
            10:30 - 11:30am 
toonie swim 
PUBLIC SWIM | Entire pool. 
   

6:45 - 7:45pm
toonie swim 

 

6:30 - 7:30pm 
toonie swim 

1:00 - 3:00pm

 1:00 - 3:00pm

ADULT/SENIOR | Main pool, swirlpool, sauna.  *One lane available for leisure swim only.
3:00 - 4:00pm 3:00 - 4:00pm
Deep End Only 
Leisure Swim

3:00 - 4:00pm

3:00 - 4:00pm
Deep End Only 
Leisure Swim

3:00 - 4:00pm

   

Coin lockers are available - 25 or 50 cents. Please lock your belongings.

Schedule Changes:  

  • Friday August 31 to Sunday September 23 | Pool Shutdown 
  • Friday September 28, October 26 & November 23 | PA Day swims (toonie swim) | 1:00 - 2:00pm 
  • Sunday October 7 & Monday October 8 | Pool Closed, Happy Thanksgiving! 
  • Friday November 30 | Pool Closed 6:30 - 7:30pm 

We are excited to offer you the ability to easily and securely view and purchase programs, memberships and passes online!  

Our Online Registration System is:
Fast! No more line ups.
Easy! Memberships are just a few clicks away.
Timely! With anytime, around the clock access
Convenient! Purchase from the comfort of your home
Secure! Your account information remains private.

Create your Account Online or Register Now 

 519.364.2310  
269 7th Avenue Hanover, ON N4N 2H5

Waitlists

If a class was filled before your form was processed, you will be waitlisted ONLY if you aren’t accommodated in any of your other options – you will be contacted should a space become available prior to the second lesson.

Class Transfers

You can switch classes prior to lesson #2, if there is space available.

We are offering Lifesaving Society Lessons.  While the names of our classes are changing, our commitment to providing excellent instruction remains the same.  Please see the chart below to identify which level your child should register in for the upcoming season.

Swim Lessons Prescreen

What level should you register in? Staff members will evaluate your child’s swimming abilities and recommend the appropriate level. Call 519.364.2310 x 2121 to arrange a time.

Janaury 7 to March 22, 2019 
Monday to Friday | 11:30 - 12:30pm

January 26 to March 23, 2019  
Saturday & Sundays | 12:00 - 12:45pm

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

Please note the previous Red Cross Program name is in brackets below.

WINTER
FEE

PARENT & TOT 1  (Starfish) 4-12 months - With a caregiver the child will explore the water through buoyancy, movement skills, introduction to PFD’s and entries. Learn how to help your child play in the water with comfort and confidence.  $61.65
PARENT & TOT 2  (Duck) 12 - 24 months. With a caregiver the child will perform assisted front and back floats, learn how to travel at the surface by kicking, introduction to PFD’s and entries. This level teaches children to get their face wet and blow bubbles. $61.65
PARENT & TOT 3  (Turtle) 2 - 3 years. With a caregiver the child will have fun jumping into the water with assistance. They learn to hold their breath and open their eyes under water. Kicking on front and back provide the building blocks for orientation and stroke development. $61.65
PRESCHOOL A1  (Sea Otter 1)3 - 5 years. Parents to accompany child into the water for the first 5 classes. Preschoolers develop a foundation of water skills with the Instructors. Swimmers jump into chest-deep water assisted. Floating on front and back, and back glides with assistance for 3 seconds. Shallow water movement wearing a PFD. Fitness swim 1 - 2 m assisted. $64.86
PRESCHOOL A2  (Sea Otter 2) 3 - 5 Years. Preschoolers develop a foundation of water skills with the Instructors. Swimmers jump into chest-deep water assisted. Floating on front and back, and back glides with assistance for 3 seconds. Shallow water movement wearing a PFD. Fitness swim 1 - 2 m unassisted. $64.86
PRESCHOOL B  (Salamander) 3 - 5 years. Preschoolers jump into chest-deep water and get in and get out wearing a PFD. They submerge and exhale under water. They glide on front and back 3m and with a buoyant aid will flutter kick on back 5 m. Fitness swim 2-4m unassisted. $64.86
PRESCHOOL C  (Sunfish) 3 - 5 years. Preschoolers try both a jump and a side roll into deep water while wearing a PFD. They recover objects from the bottom in waist-deep water. They work on kicking and gliding through the water on front and back unassisted. Fitness swim 5 - 7 m unassisted. $64.86
PRESCHOOL D  (Crocodile) 3 - 5 years. Preschoolers learn independent jumps into deep water and exit. They open their eyes under water and recover objects from chest-deep water. Front crawl is introduced at this level and for 2-3m unassisted. Fitness swim is 7- 9 m unassisted. $64.86
PRESCHOOL E  (Whale) 3 - 5 years. Preschoolers build on deep water skills by demonstrating a forward roll entry with a PFD. They develop endurance by holding their breath under water for up to 10 sec. Interval training and whip kick is introduced at this level. Fitness swim 10-12m. $64.86
BEGINNER 1 6 - 8 years. This is an introductory class for children aged 6 to 8 with little or no experience in the water. Participants will learn head and face submersion, front/back and side swim (assisted). The swim instructor works to ensure that the participants become confortable int the water and have fun developing a basic foundation of water skills.  $64.86
SWIMMER 1  (SWIM KIDS 1) 6+ years. Beginners become comfortable jumping into water with and without a personal flotation device. They open their eyes, exhale and hold their breath underwater. They work on floats, glides and kicking on front and back. $64.86
SWIMMER 2  (SWIM KIDS 2 & 3) 6+ years. Advanced beginners jump into deeper water, and become comfortable falling sideways into the water wearing a personal flotation device. Swimmers support themselves at the surface without an aid, recover an object in chest-deep water. Fitness swim is 10- 15m. $64.86
SWIMMER 3  (SWIM KIDS 4) 6+ years. Swimmers develop front and back crawl strokes, and explore whip kick in a vertical position. Swimmers tread water for up to 30 sec and learn to transition from front to back flutter kick. Fitness swim is 20- 25m. $64.86
SWIMMER 4  (SWIM KIDS 5) 6+ years. Swimmers work towards stride dives and standing dives into deep water. They improve the front crawl, back crawl and whip kick. Swimmers are introduced to a 3m underwater swim. Fitness swim is 50m. $64.86
SWIMMER 5  (SWIM KIDS 6) 6+ years. Junior swimmers shallow dive into deep water and perform in-water back somersaults. They achieve the Canadian Swim to Survive Standard: roll into deep water, tread 1 min and swim 50m. Swimmers continue to develop front and back crawl while breaststroke skills are introduced. Fitness swim is 1OOm. $69.15
SWIMMER 6  (SWIM KIDS 7) 6+ years. Intermediate swimmers increase efficiency in front crawl, back crawl, and work to develop breaststroke skills. They are introduced to stride entries, scissor kick and vertical dolphin kick. They also develop strength and power by performing front and back crawl sprints. Fitness swim is 150m. $69.15
SWIMMER 7  (SWIM KIDS 8) 6+ years. Intermediate swimmers master dolphin kick, diving off of blocks and eggbeater. They are introduced to sculling and continue to maximize efficiency in front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Fitness swim is 300m. $69.15
SWIMMER 8  (SWIM KIDS 9) 8+ years. Swimmers rise to the challenge of advanced aquatic skills including head and foot first surface dives and a 25m obstacle swim. First aid focuses on assessment of conscious victims, contacting EMS and treatment for bleeding. They swim lengths of front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Fitness swim is 350m. $69.15
SWIMMER 9  (SWIM KIDS 10) 8+ years. Swimmers continue stroke development with 75m swims of front crawl, back crawl and breast stroke. Lifesaving skills include a rescue with a buoyant aid and a timed object support. First aid focuses on assessment of unconscious victims, treatment of victims in shock and obstructed airway procedures. Fitness swim is 500m. $69.15
SWIMMER 10 8+ years. Advanced Swimmers develop each stroke over 100m. They also learn lifesaving skills such as entries with aids, and removal of unconscious victims. First aid focuses on treatment of victims with bone and joint injuries, and respiratory emergencies. Swimming drills develop a strong lifesaving foundation. Fitness swim is 600m.  $69.15

 

PROGRAM

Wednesdays
Jan 23 to Mar 20

CODE

Thursdays
Jan 24 to Mar 21

CODE

Saturdays
Jan 26 to Mar 23

CODE

Lessons will only be 8 weeks to accommodate winter weather conditions. No lessons during the March Break. 

Parent & Tot 1
4-12 mos

6:00 - 6:30pm  6526 5:30 - 6:00pm 6527 9:30 - 10:00am 6528

Parent & Tot 2
12-24 mos

6:00 - 6:30pm 6529 5:30 - 6:00pm 6530 10:15 - 10:45am 6531

Parent & Tot 3
2 - 3 years

    6:00 - 6:30pm 6532 10:15 - 10:45am 6533

Preschool A1
3-5 yrs w parent

4:30 - 5:00pm
5:30 - 6:00pm
6534
6535
4:30 - 5:00pm
6:00 - 6:30pm  
6536
6537
10:30 - 11:00am
11:00 - 11:30am
6538
6539

Preschool A2
3-5 yrs 

5:30 - 6:00pm
6:00 - 6:30pm
6540
6541
5:00 - 5:30pm
6:00 - 6:30pm
6542
6543
10:45 - 11:15am
12:00 - 12:30pm
6544
6572

Preschool B
3-5 yrs

5:30 - 6:00pm  6546

5:00 - 5:30pm 

6547 11:30 - 12:00pm 6548

Preschool C
3-5 yrs

4:30 - 5:00pm  6550 5:00 - 5:30pm 6551 11:30 - 12:00pm   6552

Preschool D
3-5 yrs

 

  4:30 - 5:00pm 6553 12:00 - 12:30pm  6554

Preschool E
3-5 yrs

 

  4:30 - 5:00pm  6555 12:00 - 12:30pm  6556

Beginner 1
6 - 8 yrs

 

  5:15 - 5:45pm  6580 11:00 - 11:30am 6573

Swimmer 1
6+ yrs

4:30 - 5:00pm
5:00 - 5:30pm
6549
6557
5:30 - 6:00pm 6558 9:30 - 10:00am
11:00 - 11:30am 
6571
6579

Swimmer 2
6+ yrs 

5:00 - 5:30pm 6559 4:30 - 5:00pm 6577 10:00 - 10:30am 6560

Swimmer 3
6+ yrs 

5:00 - 5:30pm 6561 5:30 - 6:00pm 6545 11:15 - 11:45am 6562

Swimmer 4
6+ yrs 

4:30 - 5:00pm 6563 5:00 - 5:30pm 6564 11:00 - 11:30am 6581

Swimmer 5
6+ yrs 

5:45 - 6:30pm 6565 5:45 - 6:30pm 6566 10:00 - 10:45am 6582

Swimmer 6
6+ yrs 

5:45 - 6:30pm 6567 5:45 - 6:30pm 6568 10:00 - 10:45am 6583

Swimmer 7
6+ yrs 

5:00 - 5:45pm 6569     10:15 - 11:00am 6574

Swimmer 8
8+ yrs  

5:00 - 5:45pm 6570     9:30 - 10:15am  6575

Swimmer 9
8+ yrs 

        9:30 - 10:15am  6576

Swimmer 10
8+ yrs 

        9:30 - 10:15am  6578


Adults/Teens/Seniors Lessons

Now is a great time to learn how to swim for fun and fitness.  This program offers swimming skills/water safety instruction for adults, seniors and teens.  Lessons will be designed to meet the needs of the individual.  Ratio will be one instructor with two adults to accommodate various skill levels.

WINTER 2019  
Dates Saturdays | January 26 to March 23, 2019
When 12:00 - 12:30pm | Code: 6520
12:15 - 12:45pm | Code: 6521
Cost $131.83

 

Private & Semi-Private Lessons 

Private and semi-private lessons are available for swimmers who need assistance mastering a particular skill or stroke. A few lessons with private instruction will leave the individual ready to continue with group lessons. All lessons are 30 minutes in length. To arrange private or semi-private lessons call the Aquatic Centre at 519.364.2310.

WINTER 2019 Per Lesson 5 Lessons 8 Lessons
Private $40.24 $139.94 $167.32
Semi-Private $33.48 $105.48 $117.18

 

Stroke Correction

Struggling with a specific swimming stroke? Join us and work on a variety of drill-type exercises to improve  your strokes. *Swimmer 4 and up. Must be currently enrolled in swim lessons. 

WINTER 2019  
Dates  January 26 to March 23, 2019
(cancelled March 16, 2019)
When Saturdays | 12:00 - 12:45pm
Cost $3.00 per visit (30 minutes)

 

Aquatic Lifesaving Fundamentals Club

A recreational entry-level introduction to lifesaving fundamentals, with a continued focus on stroke technique. This program emphasizes healthy lifestyles, teaches team building, ethics in sport and athlete responsibility. Athletes progress at their own pace and complete skills like 400 to 1000 metre workouts, dives, flip turns, towing with a rescue tube and swimming under obstacles. *Must be able to swim two lengths of the pool.
FREE Try it night! Thursday, December 13, 2018 | 5:00 - 6:30pm

WINTER 2019  
Dates January 8 to March 21, 2019 
Cancelled March 12 and 14)
When Tuesdays | 4:30 - 5:30pm | Code: 6522
Thursdays | 6:30 - 7:30pm | Code: 6523
Cost $108.00/ 1 night a week
$172.80/ 2 nights a week

 

Intro to Waterpolo 

This sport focuses on Waterpolo fundamentals, swimming, treading water, throwing and most importantly FUN! *Must be able to swim 1 length of the pool and age 7+. 
FREE Try it class! Saturday, December 8, 2018 | 8:30 - 9:30am & Wednesday, January 9, 2019 | 5:30 - 6:30pm  

WINTER 2019  
Dates January 26 to March 9, 2019 
When  Saturdays | 8:30 - 9:30am
Cost  $78.55 | Code: 6524

 

Aquatics Volunteer 

Register for a free Aquatic Volunteer Workshop. An aquatic volunteer workshop will get you prepared for your first day of volunteering. In this workshop you will learn your role and responsibilities as a volunteer, songs and games safety formations, and ways to assist with stroke correction. Being at least 13 years old and having Bronze Medallion is a requirment due to the specialized nature of aquatics and the needs of our program. (Registration is required)

Dates  Monday, January 14, 2019 
When  4:00 - 7:00pm
Cost  FREE! | Code 6525

 

NEW!! FloatFit 

The hottest trend in water aerobics is here! FloatFit classes help build balance, core strength and over all fitness in all participants. Best of all, it's FUN! Exercises are performed in a circuit style class with controlled work and rest periods to give you an effective workout. Our certified instructors will demonstrate and help modify exercises to best suit your fitness level. NOTE: Participants must be comfortable in the water. It is possible to fall off of your AquaBase. You will have to enter the water to get to your AquaBase. (Registration is required)

Free Try it sessions: 
January 10, 2019 | 10:30 - 11:00am or 11:00 - 11:30am 
January 14, 2019 | 7:00 - 7:30pm or 7:30 - 8:00pm
Note: Limited to 10 participants per session   

WINTER 2019  
Dates January 16 to February 13, 2019 | Code 6503
February 20 to March 27, 2019 | Code 6586
When  Wednesdays | 8:00 - 8:45pm  
Cost  $51.83 per session 

 

NEW!! Adult Lifesaving Program 

Introducing a brand new 3-in-1 Adult Lifesaving Program, geared specifically towards adults (18+). The program is ideal for anyone considering a career in aquatics, for firefighters looking to enhance their resumes, teachers taking their classes on water related field trips, or anyone currently working in or around the aquatic environment. Successful candidates will be certified in Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid/CPR/AED. Taught be a highly qualified and experienced instructor, this program covers three courses in a condensed format making it a one-stop-shop for all your lifesaving courses!

Prerequisite: Must be able to swim 2 lengths of the pool. 

WINTER 2019  
Dates Mondays | January 21 to March 4 
Cancelled February 18
When 5:00 - 8:00pm 
Cost $281.14 (exam fee included) | Code 6585