Parkhaven outdoor pool and wading pool

Located behind the Aquatic and Community Centre, the Parkhaven Outdoor Pool is a 50-metre pool with a large shallow end next to a wading pool. There is also a large grassy area that provides plenty of space for sunbathing and recreational activities. There is also a small snack bar and a space dedicated to eating. The pool is located at 7500 Mackle Road, behind the Aquatic and Community Centre

Contact us

Address

7500 Mackle Road

GPS

45.468269033515, -73.671635286779

Telephone

Rental

It is possible to request rental outside opening hours. Call 514 485-6806 or e-mail [email protected].

The availability of lap lanes, wading pool and deep end may vary due to staffing or at the discretion of the Pool Supervisor.

Pre-season

June 1 to June 21

  • Weekdays : 3pm to 8 pm
  • Weekends and statutory days: Noon to 8pm

Regular season

June 22 to September 2

  • Weekdays: Noon to 8pm
  • Weekends and statutory days: 10 am to 8 pm

One to two lap lanes are available weekdays from noon to 4 pm and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 pm to 8 pm. See the ACC pools schedule for additional lap swim times.

Closures: On July 17 and 31, the pool closes at 5 pm for the Summer CSLA Swim Team

Post-season

September 3 to September 15

  • Weekdays: 3pm to 7pm
  • Weekends and statutory days: Noon to 8pm

Daily admission fee

  • 0 – 2 yrs $2
  • 3 – 17 yrs: $4
  • 18 – 59 yrs: $6
  • 60+: $4

Pool membership

For prices and membership policy, visit our Recreation memberships page.

Water safety and swim proficiency test

Proper supervision keeps you children safe.
See Should I swim with my child? (PDF) for more information.

Children 8 years old and younger are required to take a swim proficiency test administered by the lifeguard. The child must meet the Swim to Survive criteria to achieve a green bracelet and be considered a swimmer:

  • Roll into deep water: Orientate oneself at the surface after the entry. Any of the following entries would be equally accepted: dive, jump.
  • Tread water for 1 minute: Support oneself at the surface head above the water.
  • Swim 50 metres: using any method of swimming.

Rules

The following are not permitted within the pool or pool area:

  1. Smoking, glass containers and alcoholic beverages.
  2. Pushing, shoving and /or rough play.
  3. Water wing flotations.
  4. Diving in the shallow end.
  5. Verbal or physical aggression of any kind towards fellow patrons or staff.
  6. Hanging on the lane ropes.

Guidelines and regulations:

  1. Children 8 years old and younger must be accompanied by a guardian to enter the facility. A guardian must be at least 15 years old. Guardians are responsible for their children at all times.
  2. Children 8 years old and younger must be within arm’s reach of their guardian at all times.
  3. Children 7 or 8 years old may be exempt from the rule no 2 if they can pass the swim proficiency test administered by a lifeguard.
  4. Children who are not toilet trained must wear swim diapers in the pool.
  5. Showers are recommended before entering the pool.
  6. Please walk around the pool and pool area.
  7. Only certified personal flotation devices may be used if approved by a lifeguard.
  8. Water guns, balls or toys are not permitted unless approved by a lifeguard.
  9. Eating is permitted in designated areas and at the picnic tables.
  10. Chairs and baby strollers must be kept at a minimum of 4 feet (1.2 metres) from the pool’s edge.
  11. Lap lanes are reserved for lap swimmers. Swimmers must swim continuously.
  12. Hair longer than shoulder length must be tied up.
  13. Private swim lessons may only be conducted by personnel approved by the City.
  14. Specialized equipment and training must be approved by a lifeguard.
  15. The City is not responsible for injuries, damages or the loss of articles caused by or arising from participation in any program or facility sponsored by the City.
  16. Failure to respect the pool rules, the staff and City policies may result in being removed from the facility. If necessary, may result in being refused re-admission to the facility.

Deep end:

  1. Only one person on the diving board at a time; one bounce only. Once in the water, swim directly to the ladder.
  2. When the diving board and slide are not in use, swimming in the deep end may be permitted only at the authorization of the lifeguard on duty.

Slide rules:

  1. Patrons must remain seated and facing forward.
  2. Patrons must wait at the bottom of the stairs until the patron ahead of them exits the pool.
  3. After your turn, please swim directly to the ladder.
Swim Attire Rules Lap Swimming Etiquette