COVID-19 Phase 3 restart update: – Program access will continue to be provided via pre-registration until September 2021. Face masks are no longer mandatory, yet recommended for those not yet fully vaccinated as per PHO orders. 


Strathcona Gardens Swimming Pool is now closed (including showers and change rooms) for our annual maintenance. We look forward to welcoming everyone back to indoor swimming on September 7th.


Summer Reception Hours:


Monday thru Friday: 9:00am till 4:00pm

Sunday : 12:45pm till 4:15pm


If you’re inquiring about a program or service refund or credit, please email 

Amenities & Accessibility

Main Pool 

  • 37.5 metres long x 14 metres wide (6 lanes) – the bulkhead is typically kept 25 metre from the deep end wall (40 lengths = 1 km; 64 lengths = 1 mile)
  • Depth varies from 0.75 to 3.2 metre deep
  • Holds 192,212 imperial gallons of water (874,000 litres)
  • Temperature is kept between 80° and 82° Fahrenheit
  • 4 ladders, 2 sets of stairs and 1 accessible chair lift
  • Equipment includes:  lane ropes, diving board, rope swing, volleyball nets and basketball hoops

Leisure Pool 

  • Free form pool shape with an area appropriate for swimming lengths that is 25 metre long
  • Depth varies from 0 to 1.4 metres deep
  • Holds 30,800 imperial gallons of water (140,000 litres)
  • Temperature is kept between 88° and 90° Fahrenheit
  • 2 ladders and 1 chair lift (shared with hot tub)
  • Equipment includes:  spray bar, water columns, bubble pit and geysers


25 metre x 36 inches Aquatube waterslide with a deceleration lane

Dry Sauna

  • Cedar sauna holds a maximum of 8 patrons
  • Approximate temperature is 140°F Fahrenheit

Steam Sauna

  • Tile sauna holds a maximum of 16 patrons
  • Approximate temperature is 120°F Fahrenheit

Accessibility aids

  • A portable lift that can be used in two of the universal change rooms, in the men’s or women’s change rooms and at the hot tub
  • Two aquatic beds to transport from change rooms to leisure pool (zero depth entry)
  • Four aquatic wheelchairs
  • One shower chair
  • A selection of walkers
  • A chair lift allows patrons to safely transfer from wheelchair to pool lift, then comfortably lower into the main pool



Save Money!

Purchase an economy pass (10 visits), a one month, 3 month or 6 month pass for savings on drop-in rates. These are available for all members of your family.