Aquatics

Bradford Lions Aquatic Centre


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.

Please note:

All pool users must complete a public health self-assessment prior to arriving at the pool. For the safety of all participants and staff, bather loads have been decreased. Physical distancing must be observed before, during and after swims. Mask/Face coverings are required upon entry, exit and when travelling throughout the facility, including the pool deck except when in the pool swimming.

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled swim time to sign in. If you are 10 or more minutes late for your time slot, you will be considered a no show and you will not be able to access the pool.

Please arrive wearing your swim attire under your clothing and ready to swim. Public Health regulations require participants to shower prior to entering the pool deck. Lockers will NOT be available prior to your swim. A tote will be provided on the pool deck. All bathers must exit the pool deck at the end of each swim time block. Changerooms are accessible for 10 minutes after your swim for changing only. Please leave valuables at home and use the tote available on the pool deck for your items that you bring to the Centre.

Use of common equipment will be restricted. Only essential equipment will be provided for use on the deck (PFD’s) upon request, you are welcome to bring your own equipment (e.g., small bath toy). Equipment will need to be kept with you at all times and cannot be shared with people, not in your household.

Several pool amenities will be temporarily closed until further notice, including lockers, showers upon exit, relaxation pool, waterslide, all pool viewings galleries, the lost and found and water fountains except water bottle refilling stations.

Swimming Lessons
The swimming lesson program has courses for all ages! 

  • Parented (4-36 months)
  • Preschool (3-6 years)
  • School Age (5-12 years)
  • Teen (13-17 years)
  • Adult (18+years)
  • Swim Sports 
  • Aquatic Leadership Courses

Click on the Progression Chart or Leisure Guide below for more information. 

Hours Mon-Fri 6:00am-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 7:30am-5:00pm
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