Aquatic Centre

5303 46 Avenue, Olds

Olds Aquatic Centre is open 

Pre-registration for all activities is required.   Please book on-line  or call the facility at 403-556-7665.

Aquatic Centre COVID-19 restrictions

It is important to realize that our facility is operating differently and we appreciate your patience as we implement new processes with restricted program offerings during the COVID-19 disruption.
Please Note:

All schedules, bookings, and operations for the Sportsplex and Aquatic Centre are subject to change pending Alberta Health Services specific guidelines or Alberta Health regulation changes regarding the Public Health Orders.

The COVID-19 public health crisis is cause for frequent changes to operations of recreational facilities, we apologize in advance if the information on our webpage does not reflect the changes accurately. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Please do not attend our facilities if you or anyone in your household:

  • Is feeling unwell and experiencing any of the symptoms outlined on the COVID-19 Alberta Health Daily Checklist  
  • Has returned from travel outside of Canada in the previous 14 days.
  • Have attended a program or had close contact (face-to-face contact within two-meters) with someone who is ill with cough and/or fever.
  • Has been in close contact in the past 14 days with anyone who is being tested for or confirmed to have a case of COVID-19.

What you need to know when visiting the Aquatic Centre:

  • Pre-registration for all activities is required.   Please book on-line  or call the facility at 403-556-7665.
  • Pre-payment is required for all activity pre-registrations.
  • 24-hour notice is required when withdrawing from a pre-registered activity to receive a refund to the Client Wallet.
  • Swimmers may arrive at the facility a maximum of 15 minutes prior to swim time and must vacate change rooms a maximum of 15 minutes after swim.
  • Only participants in pre-registered activities are permitted in the facility.  Spectators are not permitted.
  • Please come dressed for your activity and shower at home after your swim.
  • Some locker space will be available or bags can be left on deck while you swim.  Please leave valuables at home.
  • Physical distancing must be maintained at all times throughout the facility.
  • Please exit the pool promptly after your swim.
  • There will be no use of the diving board.
  • The hot tub is now open, with distancing rules.

Please respect and follow these measures to ensure your safety and the safety of others while at the facility.

 


Olds Aquatic Centre is a bright and spacious facility that is home to an 8-metre-tall waterslide, a five-lane 25-metre lap pool, a 16-person hot tub, and a tot pool with a beach-style entry allowing for easy access for children or for people using walkers or wheel chairs.   It also has a  multi-purpose room that seats 40 people comfortably.  The facility  is wheelchair accessible.

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Swim Descriptions

Swim Descriptions – Spring 2021
Shallow Aquafit:  In waist to chest deep water you will be lead through a variety of exercises that will work your cardiovascular fitness as well as your muscular strength and endurance.  Max of 9 participants.  Pre-registration is required.
Deep Aquafit:  Participants must be comfortable in deep water to participate.  With the use of an aquatic floatation belt, our instructor will lead you through a variety of exercises that will work core strength, muscular strength and endurance.  Max 13 participants.  Pre-registration is required.
Tot Swim:  The tot pool is open for babies and tots to come play with their parents.  Max 1 family.  Pre-registration is required.
Open Fitness Swim:  This swim provides time for patrons to perform a variety of exercise activities.  This space will have lane ropes so patrons can also swim lengths as a fitness option during this swim.  Aquatic fitness equipment will be available for use.  This is also a time for our diverse patrons and aids to come enjoy the pool.  Max 3 participants unless from the same household.  Pre-registration is required.
*NEW* Family Swim:  Family Swim times are for family groups to book into the pool.  Please make note of the area of the pool that you are booking into to ensure that it is appropriate for all group participants.  Some toys will be available for use during this swim.  Lifejackets will be available for use during Family Swim.  The slide and hot tub will be open during Family Swim, but physical distancing must be maintained.  All children under the age of 9 must be accompanied in the water by a responsible person ages 13 or older.  That person must stay within arms- reach of that child at all times.  Pre-registration is required.
The pool will be booked in sections for Family Swim.  The sections will consist of Section 1 (east side of main pool), Section 2 (west side of main pool), Section 3 (tot pool).  (see below for map of pool)  
Each half section of the pool is $25 and the tot pool is $12.50.  
Family for the purpose of this swim is defined as family members who live in the same household on a regular basis.

Lane Swim:  All swimmers must be able to swim 25 meters unassisted.  Max 3 participants unless from the same household.  Pre-registration is required.
**Please note, masks must be worn in the facility until you enter the water**

 

Private Lessons

For those looking to learn to swim in a private, individually tailored environment, to fine tune current skills or learn new ones.  

Private Lessons $25 / half hour
Semi-Private Lessons $30 / half hour

Click here to register

 

Red Cross Swim Lessons

Programs & Courses

Restricted programming available under Covid restrictions

Pool Rentals

 

Special Events

Not available under Covid restrictions

 

Holiday Hours & Closure Dates

July 1 - Closed for Canada Day