Aquatic Centre

5303 46 Avenue, Olds

Aquatic Centre Now Open (with 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:
Registration for fall lessons will begin Thursday September 3rd.  See Lessons tab below for more info.

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 unprotected contact (face-to-face contact within two-meters) with someone who is ill with cough and/or fever.
  • Has been in close unprotected 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 and hot tub during your visit.

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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View 2020 Rates Bylaw


Register For Available Programs Online

Register Online 

Call the Olds Aquatic Centre at (403) 556-POOL(7665) if you are having problems accessing or setting up your online account.

Swim Descriptions – Fall 2020

Shallow Aquafit:  In waist to chest deep awter 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 13 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.
*NEW* Aquafit Bootcamp:  Participants must be comfortable in deep water to participate.  Using various aquatic equipment, our instructor will lead you through a high intensity workout.  We will focus on power, speed and endurance.  This is not an introductory class.  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 10 participants.  Pre-registration is required.
Olds College Student Lane Swim:  This lane swim is open only to those with a valid Olds College Student ID.  Max 9 participants.  Pre-registration is required.
*NEW* Open Fitness Swim:  This swim provides time for patrons to perform a variety of exercise activities.  This space will not have lane ropes so patrons will have plenty of space to move as needed.  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 15 participants.  Pre-registration is required.
*NEW* Leisure Swim:  Leisure Swim times are for cohort/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.  Water toys are only permitted for Leisure Swims if you bring your own.  All toys must be cleaned before they go in the pool.  Lifejackets will be available for use during Leisure Swim.  The slide will be open during Leisure Swim, but physical distancing must be maintained.  All children under the age of 9 must be accompanied in the water by a responsible person aged 13 or older.  That person must stay within arms reach of that child at all times.
The pool will be booked in sections for Leisure Swim.  The sections will consist of Deep End – Section 1, Deep End – Section 2, Shallow End - Section 3, Shallow End – Section 4 and Tot Pool – Section 5.  (see below for map of pool)  
Each Leisure Swim family/cohort group will consist of a maximum 5 people.  The cost for each family/cohort group will be $12.50.   If your family/cohort group consists of more than 5 people, please book an adjacent space in the pool for an additional cost of $12.50. 

Lane Swim:  All swimmers must be able to swim 25 meters unassisted.  As our lane swim numbers start to increase, we will be adapting our lane swims to meet the needs of our swimmers.  When you come in for lane swim, please be advised that we will now have two larger lanes to accommodate up to 4 people per lane. One will be a Fast Lane and the other will be a Medium Lane. There will be one small lane for a single swimmer or for a two-person family cohort group. While swimming in the larger lanes, we ask that you swim down along the left side of the lane and back up the right side of the lane in a circular motion.  Please leave the middle of the lane for passing.   
 
 

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

Private Lesson Spots Available:
Tuesday’s 10:15-11:45 am or 5-6 pm
Thursday’s 10:15-11:45 am
Friday’s 10:30 am-12 pm

Click here to register

Red Cross Swim Lessons

Programs & Courses

Due to COVID-19 only Lane Swim, Tot Swim and Aquafit are being offered at this time.

Please book on-line  or call the facility at 403-556-7665.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pool Rentals

Due to COVID-19, rentals are not being offered until further notice.

Special Events

2020 Olds Aquatic Centre Special Events

  • July 21-27, 2020 Lifesaving Society National Drowning Prevention Week

Holiday Hours & Closure Dates

2020 Holiday Hours & Closures​

Heritage Day, Aug. 3. Closed

Labour Day, Sept. 7. Closed

Thanksgiving Day, Oct. 12. Closed

Remembrance Day, Nov. 11. Closed

More to be announced