Aquatics

Bradford Lions Aquatic Centre

What’s ChangingWhat’s Not Changing
All Aquatic ProgramsPatrons are no longer required to preregister for public swims
Changerooms are once again gendered (Male, Female, CoEd) and free-flow (in/out)
Lockers are open and available for use – wipes provided for people to clean their own lockers
Advantage changerooms are no longer in use for any aquatic activities
Deep clean in the afternoon and in the evening
Showers are open and soap is now available
Proof of vaccine and ID still required at the entrance doors
Vaccine requirements for staff and patrons
Face masks still required
Slide, water fountain, steam rooms, and general lost and found are still closed
Equipment still limited and requires sanitation
Surface cleaning throughout the day
AquafitAquafit is now capped at 20
Pool is open with ropes across the middle of the pool and the drop off area (no pods/lanes)
Aquafit is still preregistered
Public SwimsPatrons will pay and receive a wristband at customer service
Lane and capacity restrictions are lifted
Admission policy and pool capacities must still be obeyed
Swim LessonsParent participation in lessons is optional for Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale, and Swim Kids 2-4
Instructors will teach in the water and use equipment as needed for participant support
Instructors will limit contact with participants and maintain physical distancing wherever possible. Masks/face shields are still required while teaching
Parents are still required for Starfish, Duck, Sea Turtle, Sea Otter, Salamander, and Swim Kids 1.
Participants will still meet in designated coloured meeting spots

The Bradford Lions Aquatic Centre includes three swimming tanks; an 8-lane, 25 metre lap pool, a leisure pool and a warm water relaxation pool. 

  • The lap pool has a temperature of 81-83°F and a chair lift entry for accessibility purposes. 
  • The leisure pool has a temperature of 86-87°F with a slide, water features and a ramp entry. 
  • The relaxation pool has a temperature of 90-91°F with jets and a chair lift entry for accessibility purposes. 

Program Descriptions:

Parent and Tot includes 45 minutes of unstructured swim time for parents/caregivers and preschoolers (children 6 years and under) in the Leisure Pool only. Maximum of 2 children per adult. You must register each person attending the Parent and Tot swim all attendees are subject to our admission policy as published on our website. There will be no access to the Relaxation pool or Waterslide during this registered drop-in swim activity.
Leisure Swim is an unstructured 1 hour swim in the Leisure Pool and Lap pool with swim lanes removed in the Lap pool and open to all ages. You must register each person attending the Leisure swim and all attendees are subject to our admission policy as published on our website. There will be no access to the Relaxation pool or Waterslide during this registered drop-in swim activity.
Hours Mon-Fri 6:00am-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 7:30am-5:00pm
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