Leisure swim - Family

Program description

Intended for families where children 17 years of age and under must be directly accompanied by a responsible parent/guardian who is in the water.  Adults 18 years of age and over are welcome to attend.

You may also be interested in: Leisure swim, Leisure swim - Parent & Tot

Offered at the following locations:

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

Dates & Times
October 1 to December 3
December 4 to 23

Monday, 5:30 to 6:30 pm - Free
Tuesday, 1:15 to 2:15 pm
Thursday, 1:15 to 2:15 pm
Friday, 6 to 7 pm - Free
Saturday, 3 to 4 pm


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

Facility closed for renovations effective March 26, reopening in Fall 2018


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

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


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

Dates & Times
October 1 to December 3

Tuesday, 6 to 6:50 pm
Saturday, 2:30 to 3:30 pm

December 4 to 23
Tuesday, 6 to 6:50 pm
Thursday, 6:45 to 7:50 pm
Saturday, 2:30 to 3:30 pm


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

Dates & Times
December 3 to 23

Sunday, 3 to 4 pm *

* Warm pool only


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

Dates & Times
October 1 to December 3
December 4 to 9

Tuesday, 7:30 to 8:15 pm **
Wednesday 4:30 to 5:30 pm - Free *
Thursday, 7:30 to 8:15 pm **
Friday 6:30 to 7:30 pm *
Saturday, 12 noon to 1:30 pm *
Saturday, 8:30 to 9:15 am **
Sunday, 11:15 to 12 noon **
Sunday, 6 to 8 pm *

* Slide open
** Warm pool only

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.