Building Hours - Labour Day to May 26, 2017
Mon.- Fri.  5:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday  6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday  9:00 am - 10:30 pm

* Patrons must be exited from Athletic facilities; locker rooms and building, 30 min. after closing.

Closed for Renovations end of May'17 to Fall 2018

Pool Parties

The Dartmouth Sportsplex is pleased to provide numerous options for your special person's birthday party! Whether you want to choose from a combination of pool & room, or just the pool, we've got the party options you're looking for!

For a PDF copy of our Pool Party Flyer, click here!

Private Pool Rental Options:

A private pool rental is defined as ONE (1) AREA of the pool designated solely for your event. Please be aware that other events will be going on in the areas of the pool that you haven't rented.Parties & events are restricted to the area of the pool they have booked. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by swimming adults, 18 years or older. All options; A to F, are for a maximum of 40 persons in the pool, without requiring an extra lifeguard.

September 6, 2016 to May 28, 2017, pool rentals are available for birthday parties & other special events during the following times:

  • Friday: 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm (must be booked a minimum of 3 weeks prior. Building closes at 10:30 pm, 1 hour room rental afterwards is not available.)
  • Saturday: 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm 
  • Saturday: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Saturday: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Sunday: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Sunday: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

*Any party booked or changed, with less than 72 hours notice may be subject to a $30.00 administration fee.

If you are interested in booking any of these time slots, please call the Aquatics Office at (902)464-2600 ext.319 or email at kempr@halifax.ca Please contact Ryan Kemp if you are interested in rental time outside the regular times listed above.  Prices shown do not include HST and are for a one (1) hour rental. You can print off or download this request form as well <<request form>> Please include the information required in an e-mail or if you leave a voicemail.

Please check our Red Hot Parking schedule for any large events that limit parking. Please allow extra time for parking on these days, arrange drop-offs, car-pooling or other alternative methods.


Pool Party Options: (please note payments must be made in Full within 72 hours of booking and contracts signed or the rental will be forfeited)

Option A - Half (1/2) Small Pool (shallow water pool) $70 - Cost includes 1 lifeguard to a maximum of 40 swimmers. This space can include: large flutter board swim mats, tot toys, life jackets, and the small blue tot slide. (All of the Small pool is available for $99.)

Option B - Half (1/2) the Main Pool - includes Blue Slide, diving board, & Tarzan Rope (lanes 1-2-3) $100 - Cost includes 2 lifeguards to a maximum of 40 swimmers, without requiring additional lifeguards. This space includes the 90 ft. blue waterslide (no height restriction for users), the diving board, and the Tarzan Rope. Due to the large nature of these rides & attractions and the landing zone required, there can be no other equipment in this pool area while they are operational. Life jackets are available for use on the diving board & Tarzan Rope, but NOT on the waterslide. This pool has NO shallow end, and it is recommended that all participants be swimmers, or at least comfortable in life jackets in deep water.

Option C - Half the Main Pool - Pirate's Cove (lanes 4-5-6) $120- Cost includes 3 lifeguards and the use of all 3 Pirate's Cove water slides. This rental is good for up to 40 swimmers, without requiring additional lifeguards. This area DOES NOT include the blue slide/diving board/ Tarzan Rope (Option B or F) Riders with these slides MUST be strong confident swimmers in deep water, and must be a minimum of 1.22m (48" or 4') tall. The Pirate's Cove slides use the deep end of the main pool, leaving the shallow end of the area available for large floating mats, floating logs, & other toys & equipment. Life jackets may be worn in this area of the main pool, but NOT on the Pirate's Cove slides. This pool has NO shallow end, and it is recommended that all participants be swimmers, or at least comfortable in life jackets in deep water.

Option D - Half (1/2) of Each Pool - includes Blue slide, diving board, & Tarzan Rope (lanes 1-2-3) $125 - Cost includes 2 lifeguards, along with everything included in Option A & B. This rental is good for up to 40 swimmers, without requiring additional lifeguards.

Option E - Half (1/2) of Each Pool - includes Pirate's Cove (lanes 4-5-6) $140 - Cost includes 3 lifeguards, along with everything included in Option A & C. This rental is good for up to 40 swimmers, without requiring additional lifeguards

Option F - Rental of MAIN Pool - includes lanes 1, 2 & 3 with Tarzan Rope, diving board, blue waterslide AND Pirate's Cove. $165 - Cost includes 4 lifeguards, along with all of Options B &C. This rental is good for up to 40 swimmers, without requiring additional lifeguards. Please note that when booking this option, Lanes 7 & 8 is still reserved for our Members Lane Swimming and will be unavailable to your event. 

Option G - Rental of the Whole Pool - includes  all the small pool and in the Main Pool; Pirate's Cove, & Blue Slide, diving board, & Tarzan Rope. $215 - Cost includes 5 lifeguards, along with all of Options A, B & C. This rental is good for up to 80 swimmers, without requiring additional lifeguards. Please note that when renting this option, lanes 7 & 8 are still open to Dartmouth Sportsplex members for lane swimming. Rental of the whole pool is not available at all posted times. We also recommend booking this option at least a month ahead.

Additional Lifeguards - If your event numbers require additional lifeguards, extra lifeguards may be booked at a cost of $30 per lifeguard (+HST) Prices shown do not include HST and are for a one (1) hour rental.

Lane Rental - Do you require only 1 lane for yourself or others? Do you have a special group that you're looking to get in for extra swim time for fitness training? Single Lane Rentals are available for $15 a lane, per hour. Please note the minimum price is $25 per invoice.

Rooms - 1 hour Room rentals may be booked afterwards with a Pool Rental for seating up to 14 persons, maximum of 16 in room; $50 + HST. Larger rooms for 17 - 40 persons may be available at an extra cost. ($70 + HST) Please note you only have access to your room at the allotted times shown on your contract. If you want to get in at an earlier time, it must be booked in advance for that extra time (additional cost). Birthday gifts and cake can be left at the Desk when you check in and they can bring it to the room for you while your in the pool.

To book any of these options, please call the Aquatics Office at (902) 464-2600 ext. 319 or email  kempr@halifax.ca and quote: Pool Party Rental in your subject line. and in the body of the email indicate what option of rental you are looking for and any dates you have in mind, approximate amount of Children and Adults. You can print off or download this request form as well <<request form>> or include the information required in an e-mail or by phone.