Leisure Swim

Program description

Open to patrons of all ages. Pools may be partitioned to safely accommodate aquatic activities.

Offered at the following locations:

Ancaster Aquatic Centre
47 Meadowbrook Dr., Ancaster
905-546-2424 ext. 1061

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30

Friday, 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Saturday, 2:15 to 4 pm
Sunday, 2:15 to 4 pm - Free

Closed: Saturday, June 29
Closed: Sunday, June 30


Bennetto Community Centre
450 Hughson St. North, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-4944

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30

Monday, 7 to 8 pm
Tuesday, 6:30 to 8 pm
Wednesday, 7 to 8 pm
Thursday, 7 to 8 pm - Free
Friday, 7 to 8 pm
Saturday, 1 to 2:55 pm *

* Pool shared

Closed: Monday, July 1


Bernie Morelli Recreation Centre
876 Cannon St. East, Hamilton
905-546-2424 ext. 4150

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30
Monday, 4:15 to 5 pm - Free
Wednesday, 4:15 to 5 pm - Free
Thursday, 11 am to 12:30 pm
Saturday, 11 am to 1 pm
Sunday, 1 to 3 pm

Closed: Monday, July 1


Birge Outdoor Pool
167 Birge St., Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-3723

Closed for the season


Central Memorial Recreation Centre
93 West Ave. South, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-4939

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30

Monday, 6:30 to 8 pm
Tuesday, 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Wednesday, 6:30 to 8 pm - Free
Thursday, 6:35 to 7:35 pm
Friday, 7 to 9 pm
Saturday, 1:35 to 3:30 pm
Sunday, 1 to 3 pm

Closed: Monday, July 1


Chedoke Outdoor Pool
90 West 25th St., Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-3722

Closed for the season


Coronation Outdoor Pool
81 Macklin St. North, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 5937

Closed for the season


Dalewood Recreation Centre
1150 Main St. West, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-4946

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30

Tuesday, 6:30 to 7:30 pm - Free
Wednesday, 6 to 7 pm
Friday, 6:35 to 8 pm
Saturday, 2 to 4 pm
Saturday, 5 to 7 pm


Dominic Agostino Riverdale Community Centre
150 Violet Drive, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-4284

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30
Tuesday, 6 to 7 pm
Thursday, 6 to 7 pm
Friday, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Saturday, 2:15 to 3:15 pm - Free
Sunday, 2:45 to 3:45 pm - Free

Cancelled: Tuesday, June 18


Dundas Community Pool
39 Market Street South, Dundas
Phone: 905-540-6694

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30
Monday, 6:45 to 7:45 pm
Wednesday, 5:15 to 6:15 pm
Friday, 5:30 to 6:30 pm
Saturday, 1:45 to 3:15 pm
Sunday, 1:45 to 3:15 pm - Free

Time Change: Saturday, June 15 - 2:45 to 4 pm
Closed: Monday, July 1


Green Acres Outdoor Pool
50 Randall Ave., Stoney Creek
Phone: 905-662-1770

Closed for the season


H.G. Brewster Pool
200 Dewitt Road, Stoney Creek
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 5877

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30

Tuesday, 7 to 8 pm
Saturday, 2:05 to 3:30 pm - Free


Hill Park Recreation Centre
305 South Bend Road East, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-4920

Pool closed for maintenance effective May 9, reopening in Summer 2019.


Huntington Park Recreation Centre
87 Brentwood Drive, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-4880

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30
Monday, 7 to 8 pm
Tuesday, 7 to 8 pm
Wednesday, 7 to 8 pm
Thursday, 7 to 8 pm
Friday, 7 to 8 pm
Saturday, 2 to 4 pm - Free
Saturday, 5 to 7 pm
Sunday, 2 to 4 pm

Closed: Monday, July 1


Inch Park Outdoor Pool
400 Queensdale Ave., Hamilton
Phone: 905-540-5068

Closed for the season


Jimmy Thompson Pool
1099 King Street East, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-4768

​Dates & Times
June 11 to 30

Monday, 7:30 to 8:30 pm
Wednesday, 6:30 to 8 pm - Free
Friday, 7 to 8 pm
Saturday, 1:05 to 3 pm

Closed: Monday, July 1


Norman Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre
192 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-3122

Facility closed for renovations effective May 7, reopening in Spring 2019.


Parkdale Outdoor Pool
1770 Main St. East, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-3747

Closed for the season


Rosedale Outdoor Pool
30 Greenhill Ave., Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-3724

Closed for the season


Ryerson Recreation Centre
251 Duke Street, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-3111

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30
Monday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm - Free
Friday, 6 to 7 pm
Saturday, 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Closed: Monday, July 1


Sir Allan MacNab Recreation Centre
145 Magnolia Drive, Hamilton
905-546-2554

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30
Monday, 6 to 7 pm
Wednesday, 6:30 to 8 pm
Friday, 6 to 7:30 pm
Saturday, 1 to 4 pm - Free *
Sunday, 1 to 3 pm *

* Warm pool only

Closed: Monday, July 1


Sir Winston Churchill Recreation Centre
1715 Main Street East, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-4775

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30

Friday, 7:15 to 8:15 pm - Free
Saturday, 1 to 3 pm - Free

Facility closed for maintenance shutdown June 17 to June 28


Sir Wilfrid Laurier Recreation Centre
60 Albright Road, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-4853

Dates & Times
June 11 to 16
Monday, 6:30 to 8 pm
Tuesday, 6:30 to 8 pm
Wednesday, 6:30 to 8 pm
Thursday, 6:30 to 8 pm - Free
Friday, 6:30 to 8 pm
Saturday, 1 to 3 pm - Free

Facility closed for maintenance shutdown June 17 to July 1


Stoney Creek Recreation Centre
45 King Street West, Stoney Creek
Phone: 905-546-2196

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30

Monday, 4 to 4:55 pm - Free
Wednesday, 4 to 4:55 pm
Thursday, 7:15 to 8:15 pm
Friday, 6:45 to 8 pm
Saturday, 12:30 to 1:55 pm
Saturday, 4:30 to 6 pm
Sunday, 12:30 to 1:55 pm

Closed: Monday, July 1


Valley Park Community Centre
970 Paramount Drive, Stoney Creek
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 1114

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30

Monday, 12 noon to 1:30 pm *
Tuesday, 12 noon to 1:30 pm *
Wednesday, 12 noon to 1:30 pm *
Wednesday, 6:30 to 8 pm - Free
Thursday, 12 noon to 1:30 pm *
Friday, 12 noon to 1:30 pm *
Friday, 6:30 to 8 pm
Saturday, 1 to 2:45 pm
Saturday, 5:30 to 7 pm
Sunday, 1 to 2:45 pm
Sunday, 5:30 to 7 pm

* Driving board & slide closed

Closed: Monday, July 1


Victoria Park Outdoor Pool
100 Strathcona Ave., Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-3725

Closed for the season


Walker Outdoor Pool
60 DiCenzo Drive, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-3726

Closed for the season


Westmount Recreation Centre
35 Lynbrook Drive, Hamilton
Phone: 905-546-4932

Dates & Times
June 11 to 30

Monday, 6:30 to 8:30 am
Monday, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Monday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm *
Tuesday, 6:30 to 8:30 am
Tuesday, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Tuesday, 6:30 to 7:30 pm *
Wednesday, 6:30 to 8:30 am
Wednesday, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 am
Thursday, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Thursday, 6:30 to 7:30 pm *
Friday, 6:30 to 8:30 am
Friday, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Friday, 7:30 to 8:30 pm *
Saturday, 7:30 to 8:30 am
Saturday, 1:30 to 3 pm *
Sunday, 1 to 3 pm *

* Slide open

Closed: Monday, July 1

HIGH FIVE Accreditation

High Five logoCity of Hamilton recreation programs are committed to ensuring Healthy Child Development for participants and are accredited members of HIGH FIVE®, which is built on the belief that all children deserve to have sport and recreation experiences that support his or her healthy development.

HIGH FIVE® is Canada’s quality standard for children’s programs. The City of Hamilton Recreation Division is a HIGH FIVE® Accredited Organization and as such serves as the benchmark for excellence in children’s recreation and sport programming, focused on healthy child development and offering the highest recognized levels of quality and safety. Our staff are trained in the Principles of Healthy Child Development and our programs are evaluated using the Quest 2 Tool. HIGH FIVE® makes a difference by giving every child the chance to benefit from quality programs.