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Halifax Aquatics

Looking to take swimming lessons? Swim a few laps? Enjoy a family swim? Then the Needham & Spryfield pools are just the place for you.

Swim Schedules can be found on the google calendar (located on this page). This will be updated daily and provides the swim schedules for all of Halifax's indoor pools. It also provides outdoor Beach Status updates.



Children must be accompanied by an adult in the water if under the
of 8. Family swims must have adults in the water regardless of age.

We offer many levels of swimming lessons, for all abilities and ages,
from beginner through to advanced for children, youth, and adult.

  • Adult lessons
  • Aquacise/Aquafit Arthritis Therapy
  • Instructor program
  • Lifeguard program
  • Preschool
  • Private & semi-private lessons
  • Red Cross Swim Kids (6+)
  • Youth swim
  • Youth programs
  • Specialty courses
    (Synchronized, First Aid, Junior Lifeguard, and Volunteers)

Browse the various programs at RecConnect which include complete descriptions, levels, and availability. For more information on our swimming lessons, visit Canadian Red Cross.

Uncertain which level to register for? Contact us at 902.420.7946 for help.

We also offer many other swim opportunities:

  • Adult Swim
  • After school Swim
  • Aquafit
  • Aqua Arthritis Therapy
  • Early Bird Swim
  • Lane & open Swim
  • Family Swim
  • Open Swim
  • Parent & Tot Swim
  • Senior Swim
  • Swim Club Swim
  • Water Exercise
  • Wave Swim