The Max Bell Regional Aquatic Centre features an Olympic sized 50-metre pool, several springboards, a 3-metre and 5-metre dive tower and 12.5 x 21 metre hydraulically-operated movable floor that can be set from zero depth to six feet. Two electrically driven bulkheads allow up to three major activities to take place at once. Adjacent viewing gallery, located on the second level, seats approximately 350 people
Learn steps to improve all aspects of your technique. In a private or semi-private lesson, the curriculum is up to you! Let us know what you would like to improve and leave the rest up to us! Your instructor will customize the lesson to your exact desire.
It’s never too late to learn how to swim, we have a variety of classes for all ages and skill levels.
These are leadership courses to further your training and career in aquatics. Bronze Medals, National Lifeguard program and Swim & Lifesaving instructor are some of the offerings available. Successful completion of leadership programs requires attendance of all classes.
Standard First Aid provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid, CPR, AED and Oxygen Therapy.
Formerly known as the Junior Lifesaving Club (JLC), This club offers a unique alternative for those youth who love the water and want more than regular swim lessons. Built on four pillars - Knowledge, Leadership, Wellness, and Fun - each pillar develops our community's young leaders and future aquatic instructors and lifeguards. It is great for quick learners and those caught between levels who love the feeling of being part of a club.
The course is designed for those who want to learn more about kayaking. Participants will learn entry and exit of their kayak as well as basic paddling strokes and rolling techniques. NOTE: 11 - 16 years may register in program if attending with parent.
As part of the Max Bell Aquatic Centre's recruiting program, we will be conducting 'wet tryouts.' Anyone wishing to become a future lifeguard with the University is welcome to come and demonstrate their NLS and First Aid skills.