Swimming

The Town of Penetanguishene offers a 10-week Swimming and Aquatic Program in the SPRING (March), FALL (September) and WINTER (January) seasons -- NO swimming/aquatic programs take place in the summer months.


FOUR WAYS TO REGISTER:

  1. In person at Town Hall with Registration Form and payment (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
  2. Email Registration Form (with credit card information filled out) to recreation@penetanguishene.ca
  3. Mail Registration Form (with Visa/MasterCard information filled out or enclosed cheque)
    10 Robert Street W, PO Box 5009, Penetanguishene, ON, L9M 2G2
  4. After hours drop box at main entrance Town Hall (sealed envelope with registration form and payment)
  5. You will be registered for your first class choice unlesss otherwise notifited by staff

REGISTRATION FOR FALL SESSION OPENS:
Monday, AUGUST 28th, 2017 at 8:30 am
**Please do not send in forms prior to this date/time**


 


  • Our programs are open to residents from all surrounding communities.
  • Our classes have limited spots available, and spaces are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis, so register early to avoid disappointment.
  • Programming is subject to last minute changes and revisions.
  • Refund requests/withdrawals will be refunded based on the program fees paid, minus a $10.00 administrative fee per person, per program. All refunds will be prorated on the percentage of the course remaining at the time of the withdrawal request, which must be submitted in writing, by mail, fax, email or in person.  Refund requests will not be approved if less than 50% of the session dates remain.
  • We strive to serve as many community members as possible; therefore we have very few private lessons available
  • INCLUSION

    • Individuals with special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.  Should you have any questions regarding inclusion, or have suggestions about specific classes for special needs/abilities, please contact the Recreation & Events Coordinator.

    ACCESSIBILITY

    • All programs and classes are hosted at facilities that are fully accessible.

    SUBSIDY

    • The Town of Penetanguishene offers a limited SUBSIDY PROGRAM for recreation registrations for all ages, applicable only to those residing in Penetanguishene.  Eligibility for this program is managed by We Are The Villagers; please contact the organization directly for subsidy information.    Toll free: 1-855-528-5252     http://wearethevillagers.com/contactUs.html
    • Bunns Kids  Phone: 705-627-8895   www.bunnskids.com    bunnskids@rogers.com 

    • Jump Start Canadian Tire   Phone: 1-844-937-7529  jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/en.html 

SWIM PROGRAM LOCATION:
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, 500 Church St, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G3

*NEW*  PARKING PERMITS ARE NOW REQUIRED
Please note that Waypoint Centre institued paid parking as of October 2016

All Town of Penetanguishene swimming particpants will receive a complimentary parking permit that is to be picked up at Town Hall, Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, PRIOR to the start of swimming lessons.  The permit is valid for Parking Lot C and must be displayed on rear-view mirror at all times to avoid parking tickets under the By-Law.  The Town will not be responsible for any parking tickets.
TOWN HALL, 10 Robert Street W, Penetanguishene


The Town of Penetanguishene is an affiliate member of the LifeSaving Society. For more information on the LifeSaving Society or it's programs, please visit http://www.lifesavingsociety.com

Please note that each Swim Level is expected to take one year to progress and learn the skills and instructors will not pass participants in to the next level until they feel they are qualified to move on.


OUR AQUATIC PROGRAMMING INCLUDES:

Parent and Tot Lessons (age 4 months - 36 months)
Preschool Lessons (age 3 - 5 years)
Swimmer Lessons (age 5 - 12 years)
Swim Patrol Lessons (Rookie, Ranger, Star)
Bronze Lessons (Star, Medallion, Cross)
National Lifeguard Service
Recertifications (Bronze Medallion/Cross, First Aid/CPR)
Private Lessons
Adult Lessons
Open and Family Swims


SWIMMING LESSON FEES
(PER 10 WEEK SESSION - EXCLUDING OPEN SWIM)

PARENT & TOT $44.00 ROOKIE, RANGER, STAR $49.00
PRE-SCHOOL A-D

$44.00

BRONZE STAR $90.00
SWIMMER 1-2
$44.00 BRONZE MEDALLION $137.00
SWIMMER 3-6
$49.00 BRONZE CROSS $90.00
ADULT LESSONS
$54.00  NATIONAL LIFEGUARD SERVICE (NLS) $255.00
PRIVATE LESSONS $94.00  FIRST AID/CPR RECERTIFICATION $35.00
SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS $70.00  BRONZE MEDALLION/CROSS RECERTIFICATION  $35.00
  FAMILY OPEN SWIM RATES       CHILD: $1.00         ADULT: $2.25        FAMILY PASS: $8.00   (Including HST)
   *HST IS APPLICABLE FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS 15 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER*


Waypoint Centre Pool Policies - Letter
Waypoint Centre - Map of Facility


For full description of programs, please view our insert from the

2017 North Simcoe FALL Recreation Guide