Westmount Recreation Centre

Alert
July 21, 2016 - 12:31pm

Hamilton Fire Department Issues Open Air Burning Ban - July 21, 2016

HAMILTON, ON – July 21, 2016 – Due to current dry weather conditions coupled with the continued forecast of extreme temperatures with no appreciable rain in the near future, the Hamilton Fire Department has issued an immediate ban on all open air burning in the City of Hamilton.  This ban suspends all approved Open Air Burning Permits.

More information and details about the ban.

Holiday Closures
July 27, 2016 - 12:33pm

Civic Holiday Monday, August 1 - What's Open & What's Closed

All City of Hamilton administrative offices will be closed on Civic Holiday, Monday, August 1

  • For emergencies involving roads, water mains, sewer systems, public health and safety issues, please call 905-546-2489.

Green Cart, Recycling and Garbage Collection

  • There will be no green cart, blue box, bulk waste, yard waste, or garbage pick-up on Monday, August 1.
  • Your pick-up will be one day later if it falls on or after the holiday.
  • Waste must be at the curb by 7 am.

To view your collection schedule, visit www.hamilton.ca/waste.
Community Recycling Centres and Transfer Stations will be closed on Monday, August 1.

HSR Bus Schedules

  • The HSR will be operating on Sunday/Holiday service hours on Monday, August 1.
  • Call HSR information at 905-527-4441 or visit www.hamilton.ca/hsr for more details.

ATS-DARTS

  • DARTS will be operating holiday service hours on Monday, August 1.
  • All subscription trips on DARTS, with the exception of dialysis, are cancelled for Monday, August 1.
  • If passengers need to travel on this day, they must make an advance reservation to do so.

ATS customer service will be closed on Monday, August 1.

Recreation

  • Recreation Centres, Seniors Centres and Arenas will be closed on Monday, August 1.
  • Seniors Clubs will be open.
  • Wading Pools will be closed on Monday, August 1, with the exception of Dundas Driving Park and Gage Park sites. 
  • Norman Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre and outdoor pools (with the exception of Birge) will be open on Monday August 1 on a modified holiday schedule.
  • For more information, visit Civic Holiday Outdoor Pool Schedules

Hamilton Civic Museums

  • All museums will be closed on closed on Monday, August 1.

Tourism Hamilton Visitor Information Centre

Hamilton Farmers' Market

The Farmers' Market hours are as follows:

  • Sunday, July 31 - Closed
  • Monday, August 1 - Closed
  • Tuesday, August 2 - 8 am to 6 pm
  • Wednesday, August 3 - Closed
  • Thursday, August 4 - 8 am to 6 pm
  • Friday, August 5 - 8 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday, August 6 - 7 am to 5 pm

Hamilton Public Library

  • All Hamilton Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, August 1 for the Civic holiday.
  • Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, August 2 for all library locations. Please visit www.hpl.ca for more information.

Public Health Services

For Public Health matters concerning:

  • Reports of suspected reportable diseases and food poisoning, call 905-546-2063
  • Reports of environmental spills, fires or other events that may be a health hazard or safety issue, call 905-546-2489
  • Reports of rabies animal exposures, call 905-546-2489
  • Safe Water Program issues that may be a health hazard, call 905-546-2489 or visit www.hamilton.ca/safewater

Ontario Works

  • All Ontario Works offices will be closed on Monday, August 1, and will reopen Tuesday, August 2 at 8:30 am.
  • The Employment Resource Centre located at 181 Main St. West (Career Development Centre) will be closed on Monday, August 1. It will be open to assist you with any employment service needs on Tuesday, August 2 at 8:30 am.

Animal Services

  • The Animal Services Shelter will be closed on Sunday, July 31 and Monday, August 1.
  • For 24-hour Animal Services emergency issues, please call: 905-574-3433

Property Tax Payments

  • During the holiday, you may submit your property tax payment into a drop box at the rear doors of City Hall, 71 Main Street West or at one of our Municipal Service Centres. Only cheque payments will be accepted in the drop box.
  • All Municipal Service Centres will be closed on Monday, August 1 and will reopen on Tuesday, August 2.
  • Tax payments can also be made online or through telebanking, set up through your financial institution.

Municipal Service Centre locations:

Payments may also be made anytime by mail to:

The City of Hamilton
c/o Tax Department
71 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 4Y5

Parking Tickets

Payment of parking violations can be made by mail to the pre-printed address indicated on the parking tag or dropped off into the drop box at the nearest Municipal Service Centre or Taxation Division (noted above). The Hamilton Municipal Parking System office at 80 Main St. West, at Summers Lane, also accepts payments for parking violations at its drop box.

Traffic Violations

Schedules

  • Gym Summer runs July 2 to September 5
  • Swim Summer runs June 30 to September 5

Program cancellations

  • Friday, July 22 - The large pool is currently closed. We will re-open at 3 pm.
  • Family swim cancelled Fridays: July 22, August 5 & August 12
  • Friday, August 5: Public swim cancelled from 8 to 9 pm
  • Saturday, August 6: All swim drop-in programs cancelled

Holiday programming

  • Facility will be closed on:
    • Monday, August 1 for Civic Holiday
    • Monady, September 5 for Labour Day

Programs offered at this location:

Print-friendly Calendar version:
Gym Summer Schedule: July 2 to September 5 (PDF, 82 KB)
Swim Summer Schedule: June 30 to September 5 (PDF, 104 KB)

 

Sports & gym schedules

Badminton

For patrons ages 13+ years.

Dates & Times

July 2 to September 5
Tuesday, 7:15 to 9 pm - 13+ yrs.
Thursday, 6:15 to 7:15 pm - 9 to 17 yrs.


Family Badminton

All ages with a guardian.

Dates & Times

July 2 to September 5
Saturday, 1:30 to 3 pm


Pickleball

For patrons of all ages.

Dates & Times

July 2 to September 5
Tuesday, 10 am to 12 noon
Thursday, 11 am to 2 pm
Friday, 10 to 12 pm


Youth Soccer

For patrons ages 9 to 17 years.

Dates & Times

July 2 to September 5
Monday, 7:30 to 9 pm - starts July 25
Wednesday, 7:15 to 9 pm - starts July 20


 

Youth Basketball

For patrons ages 9 to 17 years.

Dates & Times

July 25 to September 5
Monday, 6 to 7:15 pm


Table Tennis

For patrons of all ages.

Dates & Times

July 2 to September 5
Saturday, 1 to 3 pm
Sunday, 3 to 5 pm - Adapted
Sunday, 5:30 to 7:30 pm


Rec Volleyball

For patrons ages 18+ years.

Dates & Times

July 2 to September 5
Thursday, 7:30 to 9 pm


Family gym

All ages with a guardian. An unstructured gym time encouraging family fun. Open to parents (guardians) and children. Parents (guardians) must remain in the gym to supervise children at all times. Gym equipment will be made available if attendance warrants safe usage. Gym is supervised, but no structured programming is provided.

Dates & Times

July 2 to September 5
Wednesday, 6 to 7 pm - Free
Sunday, 2 to 4 pm


Youth gym

For patrons ages 9 to 17 years.

Dates & Times

July 2 to September 5
Tuesday, 6 to 7 pm - Free
Friday, 7 to 9 pm
Sunday, 5:30 to 7:30 pm


Youth room

For patrons of all ages under 18 years.

Dates & Times

July 2 to September 2
Monday, 6 to 9 pm
Tuesday, 6 to 8:30 pm
Wednesday, 6 to 9 pm
Thursday, 6 to 8:30 pm
Friday, 6 to 9 pm
Saturday, 1 to 3 pm
Sunday, 5:30 to 7:30 pm


Friday Fun Night

For patrons ages 6 to 11 years.

Dates & Times

July 2 to September 5
Friday, 5 to 8 pm

  • Additional admission fee of $5.30

 

Swim schedules

Public swim

A recreational swim for patrons of all ages. Pools may be partitioned to safely accommodate aquatic activities.

Dates & Times

June 30 to September 5
Monday, 6:30 to 8:30 am
Monday, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Monday, 3 to 4:30 pm - slide open
Tuesday, 6:30 to 8:30 am
Tuesday, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Tuesday, 3 to 4:30 pm - slide open
Wednesday, 6:30 to 8:30 am
Wednesday, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Wednesday, 3 to 4:30 pm - slide open - Free
Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 am
Thursday, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Thursday, 3 to 4:30 pm - slide open
Friday, 6:30 to 8:30 am
Friday, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Friday, 3 to 4:30 pm - slide open
Friday, 8 to 9 pm
Saturday, 7:30 to 9 am
Saturday, 11:30 am to 1 pm - slide open
Sunday, 3 to 5 pm


Family swim

A recreational swim encouraging family fun. Open to parents or guardians (18+), and children of all ages.

Dates & Times

June 30 to September 5
Friday, 6 to 8 pm
Saturday, 1 to 3 pm 
Sunday, 5:30 to 7:30 pm 

Cancelled: Friday, July 22
Cancelled: Friday. August 5
Cancelled: Friday, August 12

  • Slide is open during Family swim.
  • Held in both pools

Parent & Tot swim

A recreational swim encouraging family fun. Open to parents (guardians 18+) and children 5 years of age or younger. Parents/ guardians must remain in the pool and within arms reach at all times.

Dates & Times

June 30 to September 5
Monday, 9:45 to 10:45 am
Tuesday, 9:45 to 10:45 am
Wednesday, 9:45 to 10:45 am
Thursday, 9:45 to 10:45 am
Friday, 9:45 to 10:45 am


Adapted swim

A recreational swim for individuals with special needs. Support staff and personal assistants are welcome at no additional cost.

Dates & Times

June 30 to September 5
Tuesday, 1 to 2 pm
Thursday, 1 to 2 pm
Sunday, 2 to 3 pm


Adult swim

A recreational swim open to patrons 18 years of age or older.

Dates & Times

June 30 to September 5
Monday, 8:15 to 9 pm
Tuesday, 8:15 to 9 pm
Wednesday, 8:15 to 9 pm
Thursday, 8:15 to 9 pm
Saturday, 9:45 to 11:15 am
Sunday, 1 to 2 pm


Senior swim

A recreational swim emphasizing fun, fitness and relaxation. Open to patrons 55 years of age or older.

Dates & Times

June 30 to September 5
Monday, 10:45 to 11:30 am
Wednesday, 10:45 to 11:30 am
Friday, 10:45 to 11:30 am


Lane swim

An endurance based lane swim for patrons 12 years of age or older. Pools may be partitioned to accommodate slow, medium and fast swimmers.

Dates & Times

June 30 to September 5
Monday, 6:30 am to 1:45 pm
Monday, 5 to 9 pm
Tuesday, 6:30 am to 1:45 pm
Tuesday, 5 to 9 pm
Wednesday, 6:30 am to 1:45 pm
Wednesday, 5 to 9 pm
Thursday, 6:30 am to 1:45 pm
Thursday, 5 to 9 pm
Friday, 6:30 am to 1:45 pm
Friday, 5 to 9 pm
Saturday, 7:30 am to 3 pm
Sunday, 1 to 5 pm
Sunday, 5:30 to 7:30 pm

  • Minimum one lane available.

Waterfit

A medium intensity, endurance based workout for patrons 12 years of age and older. Aimed at improving cardiovascular health and muscular strength. Offers simple choreography and the opportunity for increased intensity.

Dates & Times

June 30 to September 5
Monday, 1 to 1:45 pm
Tuesday, 10:45 to 11:30 am
Tuesday, 5:30 to 6:15 pm
Wednesday, 1 to 1:45 pm
Thursday, 10:45 to 11:30 am
Thursday, 5:30 to 6:15 pm
Friday, 1 to 1:45 pm
Saturday, 9 to 9:45 am


Adult Leisure Swim

A recreational swim in the warm pool for patrons ages 18+ years.

Dates & Times

June 30 to September 5
Monday, 8:30 to 9:45 am
Tuesday, 8:30 to 9:45 am
Tuesday, 10:45 to 11:30 am
Wednesday, 8:30 to 9:45 am
Thursday, 8:30 to 9:45 am
Thursday, 10:45 to 11:30 am
Friday, 8:30 to 9:45 am


Facility amenities: High accessibility

  • parking
  • automatic doors
  • service counter
  • accessible washroom
  • pool
  • slide
  • warm teach pool
  • ramp
  • viewing area
  • universal change rooms
  • lockers
  • five activity rooms
  • gym
  • free Wi-Fi

Location: 35 Lynbrook Drive, Hamilton
Ward: 8
Phone: 905-546-4932
Email: recreation@hamilton.ca