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Recreational Swimming

Southside Aquatic Centre will be closed for maintenance Friday May 27th, 2022 - Sunday July 3rd, 2022. Lions pool will be open on Monday, May 30.

Recreational Swim Times:

Admission standards must be followed. For admission rates click here

 To view more information about the swims bellow click on the + 

Public Swims

All sections of the pool are available for everyone to enjoy a leisurely swim. Admissions standards and parent to child ratios apply.

Book a Family Swim Online




Lions Pool Saturday and Sunday (JUNE)

Lions Pool Tuesday and Thursday (JUNE)

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

7:15pm - 8:15pm

Adult and Child Swim

A portion of the shallow area is available for adults with young children to enjoy a quiet swim. Pool is shared with other programming. Admissions standards and parent to child ratios apply.

Book an Adult & Child Swim Online




Southside Aquatic Centre Monday to Friday

10:15 am - 11:15 am

Lions Pool Monday to Friday 

10:30am - 11:30am

Lane Swimming

Two or more lanes are open for swimming lengths. Lanes are set up by pace. Circle swimming is in use and will be enforced. A leisure lane is available. Pool may be shared with other programming. Participants may book in advance by calling 519-539-2382 x2701 Online booking available at

Southside Aquatic Centre (closed May 27th, 2022 - July 3rd, 2022)



Monday to Sunday

6:30 am - 7:30am

Monday to Sunday

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Monday to Friday

9:00 am - 11:15 am

Monday to Friday

11:30 am - 12:10 pm

Monday to Friday

12:10 pm - 12:50 pm

Monday to Friday

12:50 pm - 1:30 pm

Tuesday to Thursday

8:15 pm -  9:35 pm

Saturday and Sunday

12:20 pm - 1:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday

1:00 pm - 1:40 pm



Lions Pool (effective May 30th, 2022)
Monday to Friday 7:00am - 8:50am
Saturday and Sunday 7:30am - 9:00am
Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday and Thursday  11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Monday to Friday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Tuesday and Thursday 7:15pm - 8:15pm
Wednesday 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 7:30am - 9:00am
Saturday and Sunday 12:15pm - 1:45pm


Drop-in Rates



Book of 10

Infant (0 to 1) Free N/A
Youth (1 to 17) $2.75 $24.75
Adult (18 to 59) $4.00 $36.00
Senior (60+) $3.25 $29.25

Recreational Swim Membership 

access to drop-in Recreational Swims (Lane Swims and Family Swims).


1 month

3 months

12 month

Youth (1 to 17) $20.00 $50.00 $182.50
Adult (18 to 59) $35.00 $87.50 $320.00
Senior (60+) $30.00 $75.00 $275.00

Admission Standards:

All Children 5 years of age or under must swim in the shallow end with a Parent/Guardian (12+ yrs). Children must remain within direct supervision and within arm's reach. Maximum of 2 children per each Parent/Guardian (1:2).

Children 6-9 years MUST swim in the shallow end with Parent/Guardian (12+ yrs.) Children must remain within direct supervision and within arm's reach.  Maximum of 4 children per each parent/guardian (1:4).

Children 6-9 years who pass the Swim admission test (30m) may swim unaccompanied but a parent/guardian must remain in the pool to ensure social distancing is maintained. Children who have completed the test may be asked to take the test if aquatic staff is concerned that they cannot demonstrate the ability to maintain the Swim Admission Standard.


Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7


Phone: 519-539-1291
Email: General Information

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