Swimming


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 OPENS:
Friday, FEBRUARY 24th, 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

  • Inclusion is encouraged and individuals with special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.  Individuals with mild to moderate special needs usually can be included.  Individuals who require closer supervision or additional assistance can attend all our programs with an attendant.  Attendants are welcome at no additional cost when assisting an individual at our facilities, services, or programs (some fees may apply depending on program/admission fees).  Please contact the Recreation & Events Coordinator for more information.
  • Our classes have limited spots available, and spaces are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis, so register early to avoid disapointment.
  • We strive to serve as many community members as possible; therefore we have very few private lessons available

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.


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 and Semi-Private Lessons
Adult Lessons
Open and Family Swims


 Swimming Qualifications Chart


 LIFESAVING SOCIETY SWIM PROGRAM PRE-REQUISITES

ENT & TOT

4 mths - 36 mths

PRE-SCHOOL A-D

3 - 5 years

SWIMMER 1-6

5 - 12 years

ROOKIE, RANGER, STAR

No pre-requisite

BRONZE STAR

No pre-requisite; Rookie/Ranger/Star Patrol recommended

BRONZE MEDALLION

Minimum 13 years of age or Bronze Star

BRONZE CROSS

Bronze Medallion, Standard or Emergency First Aid Certification (must be Lifesaving Society, St. John Ambulance, Canadian Red Cross, or Canadian Ski Patrol)

NLS

Minimum 16 years of age, Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid Certification (must be Lifesaving Society, St. John Ambulance, Canadian Red Cross, or Canadian Ski Patrol)

*NEW* 2016 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 SPRING Recreation Guide