Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool

The Cole Harbour Outdoor pool is located 609 Colby Drive in Dartmouth.  This outdoor pool has a 25m meter 6 lane pool, slide, and new splash pad with a variety of play features providing swimming opportunities for all ages. The Cole Harbour Outdoor pool offers a variety of activities such as lane swimming, swimming lessons and open swims.

The Cole Harbour Outdoor pool is open from July 1st - August 31st each summer.

609 Colby Drive

NEW Fee Structure

On April 1, 2022 the Parks and Recreation Fee structure will be changing. These changes will affect all recreation services; programs, rentals, drop ins, voucher and memberships fees. Follow the below link for more details.

New Fee Structure


This summer we will be offering pool memberships for adults, seniors, youth and household (family of 5). See price chart below.


  • All activities in the pool are required to be booked in advance by calling 902-490-6666 or online at Entry will not be permitted without advance booking.


  • Changerooms will be available this summer, including on deck showers.


Pool rentals and birthday parties will be available this summer. 


Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool Schedule: Monday - Friday

Time Activity
Time Activity
7:00am-10:00am Swim Team
10:00am-1:00pm Swimming Lessons
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lane Swim
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Open Swim
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm Open Swim
4:00pm - 6:45pm Swimming Lessons
7:00pm - 8:00pm Open Swim

Cole Harbour Outdoor Pool Schedule: Saturday-Sunday

Time Activity
Time Activity
10:00 am - 11:15 am
11:15 pm - 12:30 pm
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Lane Swim
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Open Swim
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm Open Swim
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm Open Swim

Cole Harbour Splash Pad

June 17-30, 2022 July 1-September 5, 2022 September 6-10, 2022 Supervision Status
June 17-30, 2022 July 1-September 5, 2022 September 6-10, 2022 Supervision Status
M-F 3:30pm-8pm & S/S 10:30am-8pm Daily 10:30am-8pm Daily 3:30-6:30pm No Closed

Membership & Drop-in Fees

What do they include?
Memberships, 1 visit Facility Pass, & 10 visit facility pass include access to the pool, when available. 

1 visit pool pass includes both Aquafit and Lane Swimming.

1 visit open swim pass includes open swims and Parent & Tot.

How much does it cost?
Fees listed below are effective April 1, 2022.  

(Please note that tax will be added to all prices listed below)

Youth Rates Apply to: Individuals up to and including 18 years of age.

Adult Rates Apply to: Individuals 19 to 54 years of age.

Senior Rates Apply to: Individuals 55 years of age or older.

Household Rates Apply to: Maximum of 5 people from the same household (address).

Membership & Drop-in Fees

Type Adult Youth Senior Household
Type Adult Youth Senior Household
Summer Memberships (July/August) $70.00 $52.50 $52.50 $140.00
10 Visit Aquatic Pass $20.00 $20.00 $20.00 N/A
1 visit Aquatic Pass $1.74 $1.74 $1.74 $1.74 per/person
Open Swim Pass $1.74 $1.74 $1.74 $1.74 per/person