Swimming Programs

The Grimsby Lions Community Pool (GLCP) offers a variety of programs for people of all ages to learn to swim, become a lifeguard, and enjoy recreational and fitness swimming. Registration for all swim programs can be done on the online registration portal.

Lessons for children

The GLCP offers Red Cross swimming lessons for children ages 0-5 in our pre-school program and 6-12 in our Swim Kids program.

  • Small class sizes
  • Available in two week session blocks from mid-June until the end of August
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Pool house that is fully accessible and has family change rooms

Lifesaving leadership courses

Lifesaving leadership courses available for participants over the age of 10 who are interested developing lifesaving and first aid skills. These courses are required to become a lifeguard in Ontario.

Bronze Star (Ages 10-15)

  • Swim 10 is a pre-requisite
  • This course includes Basic First Aid

Bronze Medallion

  • Must be 13 years of age or have completed Bronze Star
  • This course includes Emergency First Aid

Bronze Cross

  • Must have completed Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid
  • Pre-requisite for National Lifeguard certification course

Private lessons

Our afternoon and evening private lessons for children or adults who prefer and individual approach or are struggling with specific skills.

  • 5 classes with one of our excellent instructors
  • Each class is 30 minutes in length
  • Classes run every day for one week

Masters Swim

Join a professional swim coach at the Masters Swim Program. Learn the four competitive swim strokes, gain fitness, increase your comfort and skill in the water, while working on individual improvement in a friendly and fun environment.

  • Runs Tuesdays and Thursdays in July and August
  • Drop in or 10 passes available

Lane Swim

Swim in a loop in a slow, medium or fast lane. Swimmers must

be at least 14 yrs of age.

  • Drop in or 10 passes available

Contact Us

Parks, Recreation and Culture Deptartment
Peach King Centre, 162 Livingston Ave., Grimsby, ON L3M 4G3
T.: 905-945-1288, F.: 905-945-5010
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