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Grimsby Lions Community Pool

The Grimsby Lions Community Pool is an outdoor heated pool that operates from mid June until Labour Day weekend each year.  The pool is located at 1 Elm Street, which is in Coronation Park (behind the Village Square Plaza or Rays Food Basics). 
Street access to the facility is off of Elm Street between Main St/Gibson St and Mountain Road.

The Grimsby Lions Pool is operated through the Recreation, Facilities and Culture Department, and employees a team of post secondary and secondary students throughout the summer. 

The facility hosts a variety of programming, including swimming lessons, a recreational summer swim team league, camp swims, and public swimming events including general public swims, family swims and adult lane swims.

Grimsby Lions Pool
(during open season)       905-945-1829
Recreation Department (off season)                905-945-1288
General Email (Recreation Department)           This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

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SWIMMING LESSONS INFORMATION:
The Grimsby Lions Pool teaches the Red Cross Water Safety program, that is comprised of a preschool program (0-6 yrs) and a Swim program (6-12 yrs).  The pool also offers leadership programs, an AquaCamp, a recreational swim team and private lessons for both children and adults.

For information about our swimming lessons please see our online registration page, where you can search by course dates and levels.  You can also register in person at the Peach King Centre, or at the Grimsby Lions Pool.  Please note that all registrations require a customer profile account, so we recommend that you do that first on our online registration page.

online reg     parent letters 

ONLINE REGISTRATION LINK
pdf Parent Letter Swimming Lessons 2017

To inquire about private swimming lessons please call the Grimsby Lions Pool directly.  Availabiltiy is limited, but we try to work with you and your schedule.


PUBLIC SWIMMING INFORMATION: 2017

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BECOME A LIFEGUARD:

Being a lifeguard or swimming instructor is a very fun, rewarding and active summer job!  To work at the Grimsby Lions Pool you will need to hold the following certifications:
          -National Lifeguard certification (through the Lifesaving Society of Ontario)
          -Standard First Aid and CPR
          -Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Award (for instructors)
          -Lifesaving Society - Lifesaving Instructor Award (for instructors)

We strongly recommend that applicants also complete a Leader in Training course with us during the summer prior to applying.



Area Indoor Pools
 - here are some of your closest options:

Niagara West YMCA (serving Grimsby/ West Lincoln)
325 Main Street East, Grimsby

City of Hamilton       
teaches the Lifesaving Society Program
(HG Brewster Pool - about 10 min away, Valley Park - about 20 min away)

City of St Catharines 
teaches Red Cross Program (same as our outdoor pool)
(Westpark Pool - about 20 min. away)

Brock University        
teaches the Lifesaving Society Program
(Eleanor Misener Pool - about 25 min away)

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