Aquatic Centre

5303 46 Avenue, Olds

Swim Descriptions

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. This class is a 45 minute instructor led fitness class with 15 minutes alloted for hot tub at the end of the class.

 

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. This class is a 45 minute instrutor led fitness class with 15 minutes alloted for hot tub at the end of the class.

 

Parent & Baby Aquafit: This class is for moms, dads, grandparents or other caregivers interested in a workout and some fun with their 6-18 month old baby. All fitness levels welcome. This class is a 45 minute instrutor led fitness class with 15 minutes alloted for hot tub or tot pool time at the end of the class. This class runs seasonally around lessons.

 

Tot Swim: The tot pool is open for babies and tots to come play with their parents.

 

Open Fitness Swim: This swim provides time for patrons to perform a variety of exercise activities. Aquatic fitness equipment will be available for use. This is also a time for our diverse patrons and aids to come enjoy the pool. This class runs seasonally around lessons.

 

Public Swim: Toys, mats and lifejackets will be available for use during this swim. The slide, diving board, basketball net and hot tub will be open. 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. The child to adult ratio is 3:1.

 

Lane Swim: All swimmers must be able to swim 25 meters unassisted.

 

Family Swim: For families to come out and enjoy the pool. All children of any age must be accompanied by an adult  over the age of 18. Adults must be accompanied by children. 

 

WIBIT Swim: The WIBIT is a giant inflatable obstacle course made up of different modules for running, climbing, jumping and sliding. The WIBIT takes up 3 lanes of the main pool. During a WIBIT swim, the other two lanes of the main pool are available for public swim, as well as the tot pool, hot tub and waterslide. Children under the age of six are not permitted on the WIBIT. Children between the ages of 6-8 must be accompanied on the WIBIT, within arm’s reach, by a responsible person aged thirteen years or older

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 $15 / half hour

 

Click here to register

 

Lifesaving Swim for Life Lessons

Registration for summer lessons opens May 21:

Swim Level Equivalency Chart

Register online

Programs & Courses

Registration opens May 21:

Pool Rentals

Pool Rental Costs:

  • Non-Resident Private Pool Rental (up to 35 patrons) $130.00/hour

  • Local Resident Private Pool Rental (up to 35 patrons) $100.00/hour

  • Additional Lifeguard Rate $30/hour per each additional lifeguard (LG to Patron ratio 1:35)

  • Party Room Rental $30/hour

  • WIBIT (can be added to your Private Pool Rental) $100.

Pool Rental Times:

  • Saturdays from 1-2pm  (WIBIT cannot be added to this rental)
  • Saturdays from 4-5pm or 4:30-5:30 – with WIBIT
  • Sundays  from 10:45-11:45am – with or without WIBIT

WIBIT Information

Make a real splash at the Olds Aquatic Centre with the WIBIT - a huge floating obstacle course in the pool. 
The WIBIT is a fun and exciting inflatable designed for children and adults (age restrictions apply, see WIBIT Rules).
See if you can make it across without falling off!

WIBIT FEATURES

  • Slide
  • Climbing wall
  • Balance beams
  • Jumps

Rent the WIBIT for your Event!

Great idea for:
Birthday parties, family events, school rentals, sports team fun, summer camps & more!

The WIBIT can be added to your private pool rental for only $100.
Contact pool@olds.ca to learn more.

WIBIT Rules / Guidelines

   •   Children 5 years and under currently not permitted on the WIBIT.
   •   Children between the ages 6 and 8 must be accompanied, within arm’s reach, by a responsible person thirteen years or older.
      Maximum capacity is 3 persons at one time.
   •   After completing the course, please exit the WIBIT area immediately.
   •   No jumping onto the WIBIT from the deck or diving board.
   •   No jumping from the WIBIT onto the deck or other swimmers.
      Please remove necklaces, watches, rings and other sharp objects prior to using the WIBIT.
   •   Swimming under the WIBIT is not permitted.
   •   When sliding off the WIBIT, please slide feet first.
   •   A swim test may be required to use the WIBIT, or a PFD may be used. Swim tests are at the Lifeguard’s discretion.

Special Events

Stay tuned for upcoming Special Events.

Holiday Hours & Closure Dates

Closed August 5 – Heritage Day

Closed September 2-21 – Annual Shutdown

Closed October 14 – Thanksgiving

Closed November 11 – Remembrance Day