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The Town of Whitby operates two 25 metre indoor pools with public swimming, aquafit classes and swimming lessons for all ages. The Red Cross Learn to Swim program as well as leadership courses  teach participants in-depth safety skills, improve confidence, and promote swimming as part of a healthy, active lifestyle. For the most commonly asked aquatics questions, visit Aquatics Frequently Asked Questions.

Swim Fees

 Single 10 Pass 1 Month 3 Month Annual
Child $2.97 $23.81 $23.32 $68.97 $135.03
Adult $4.29 $34.29 $33.03 $95.20 $216.64 
Senior $2.97 $23.81 $23.32 $68.97 $135.03
Family $11.90 $90.34 $63.14 $168.06 $374.97
Aquafit $9.43        

Fees do not include taxes.  Children 2 years of age and under are free.

Admission Policy

Children 6 years of age and under, regardless of swimming ability, will not be admitted to the pool unless accompanied in the water, within arms reach by a parent/guardian who is at least 14 years of age. The ratio of children to parent/guardian must not exceed 2:1.

Children aged 7 to 9 must successfully pass the 2 width swim test administered by aquatic staff to be eligible to swim alone. Children in this age range that do not pass the swim test are required to have a parent/guardian in the water, within arms reach at all times. The ratio of children to parent/guardian is 2:1. Children aged 10 years of age and older are permitted to swim on their own. 

Anne Ottenbrite Pool
at Iroquois Park Sports Centre

Facilities and programs at the Anne Ottenbrite Pool include:

  • 25-metre, deep water pool
  • Tarzan rope
  • Toddler pool with graduated depth and spray feature 
  • Family change rooms and locker area
  • Programs - recreational, parent and tot, special needs and lane swims; aquafit; and swimming lessons for all ages Red Cross Learn to Swim programs and leadership courses 
  • Available for rent Sundays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Visit Facility Rentals for additional information.

Whitby Civic Recreation Complex Pool

Amenities and programs at the Whitby Civic Recreation Complex include:

  • 25-metre, one depth leisure pool
  • Toddler pool with graduated depth and spray feature
  • Amusement slide and spray pad
  • Co-ed on-deck sauna
  • Family change rooms and locker area
  • Programs - recreational, parent and tot, special needs and lane swims; aquafit; and shallow water Red Cross Learn to Swim programs
  • Available for rent Saturday and Sundays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    Visit Facility Rentals to rent a pool.