Members and Public Swimming Information

Effective March 20 to May 26, 2017. There will be 2 Pirate's Cove swims on Sat. May 27

All times are subject to change. Updated: May 9, 2017

Please note the following CANCELLATIONS, CHANGES or when LARGE GROUPS may be in:​​​​

  • Entrance to the locker rooms and pool area is 10 minutes before the swim.
  • Friday May 26, 8:30-9:30 pm; only small pool and 2 lanes available for Adult Lane swim.

Sorry for any inconvenience. If you have any questions, please call Ryan Kemp at 902-464-2600 ext. 319 or e-mail at kempr@halifax.ca

We recommend you bring a lock for the locker as we have very limited coin operated lockers.


Please choose the correct day on the drop down menu

MONDAY 

Pool closed until Fall 2018

TUESDAY

Pool closed until Fall 2018

WEDNESDAY

Pool closed until Fall 2018

THURSDAY May 25

See above posting for any updated cancellations or updates.

5:30am - 4:00pm       ADULT & MEMBERS Lane Swim (4 Lanes) (lane change 7:30 am)

5:30 - 8:00 am            OPEN SWIM (T. Pool)

9:30 - 10:30 am          Parent & Tot Swim (½ T. Pool)

12:00 - 1:25 pm          OPEN SWIM (Blue Slide/Rope/Board & All T. Pool)   

2:30 - 3:55 pm            OPEN SWIM (Blue Slide/Rope/Board & All T. Pool)

4:00 - 6:00 pm            Parent & Tot Swim (½ T. Pool)

4:00 - 5:00 pm            MEMBERS Lane Swim (1 Lane)

6:30 - 7:55 pm            ADULT Lane Swim (2 Lanes)

6:30 - 7:55 pm            OPEN SWIM (Blue Slide/Rope/Board & ½ T. Pool)

9:15 - 10:25 pm          ADULTS ONLY (Both Pools)

FRIDAY May 26

See above posting for any updated cancellations or updates.

5:30 - 7:30 am            ADULT & MEMBERS Lane Swim (4 Lanes)

7:30 - 12:15 pm          ADULT Lane Swim (3 Lanes) 

7:30 - 9:00 am            OPEN SWIM (Blue Slide/Rope/Board & ALL T. Pool)

12:15 - 3:55 pm          ADULT Lane Swim (4 Lanes) 

1:00 - 3:55 pm            OPEN SWIM (Blue Slide/Rope/Board & ½ T. Pool)

4:00 - 6:25 pm            Parent & Tot Swim (½ T. Pool)

4:00 - 6:25 pm            MEMBERS Lane Swim (1 Lane)

6:45 - 8:25 pm            OPEN SWIM (Both Pools, Pirate’s Cove)

8:30 - 10:00 pm           ADULTS ONLY (Both Pools) cancelled May 26, only small pool and 2 Lanes in main pool available for Lane swim. 

SATURDAY May 20

See above posting for any updated cancellations or updates.

on May 27, the only 2 available swims are the 1pm and 3:30pm Pirate's Cove swims. All other swims are cancelled.

1:00 - 2:25 pm            OPEN SWIM (Both Pools, Pirate’s Cove)             

3:30 - 4:25 pm            $3 Special OPEN SWIM (2 Pools, Pirate’s Cove*Special OPEN swim - $3/person

Closed until FALL 2018

SUNDAY 

Pool closed until Fall 2018


 

Please note, not all swim cancellations and updates may not be on the printed version, check back on the website above or posted signs for updates and cancellations to the swim schedule. For the Spring term swim schedule, PDF version, please click here.

We recommend that patrons lock up ALL their articles in a locker. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own lock. Change rooms are equipped with a limited number of coin operated lockers. Prices are loonie for a half locker and twonie for a full locker; they do not accept quarters, dimes etc.Lockers are day use only and articles may not be left locked overnight. The Dartmouth Sportsplex is not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen items. It is recommended that patrons arrive at least 15-20 minutes prior to a Pirate's Cove swim as there is a maximum occupancy permitted and height must be checked before wrist banding individuals for Pirate's Cove. Participants will be allowed into the change rooms ten minutes prior to the start of each swim. Sorry, we cannot give refunds.

Fee Structure and Guidelines to Swims

COST: Members FREE
Family $14.00 (1 Adult per 4 children or 2 Adults per 3 children) see details below
Adults $6.25 (18 yrs. to 64 yrs.)
Seniors $6.00 (65 yrs. and up)
Children $6.00 (17 yrs. and under) see below on children,under 10 yrs. old
*Parent & Tot* - $9.00 Fee applies ONLY to specified Parent and Tot Swim times

** Pirate’s Cove slide $2/each or $6/*Family (addition to swim price)
A swim pass entitles you to enter a single swim, one time.
HST is included in prices

The Dartmouth Sportsplex reserves the right to check proof of age or turn swimmers away if they do not meet age or swim definition requirements, and remove patrons from swims for behaviours that endanger themselves, those around, or are demonstrating poor judgment and irresponsible actions. Entrance to the locker rooms and pool area is 10 minutes before the swim.


PIRATE’S COVE is only open during scheduled times. You must be at least 1.22m (48 inches or 4 ft) tall and be a very strong and confident swimmer in DEEP water to ride the Pirate Ship slides. All riders (members and General Public) must have on the appropriate coloured wristband to slide. See OPEN & FAMILY swim guidelines.

OPEN SWIM is a recreational swim available to adults, family and children. Children under 10 must be supervised, within arms reach by a swimming / participating adult, 18 yrs. of age or older. Tarzan rope, blue slide and diving board are usually available. To prevent  pool closures, we ask that young children wear swim diapers. We have a limited number to purchase at the Customer Service Desk for $2 each.

FAMILY SWIM and FAMILY PRICE are for swimming / participating parents and their children. The fee covers a maximum of 5 persons from the same immediate family. (One Parent/Guardian & 4 children, or 2 Parents/Guardian & 3 children, maximum of 2 adults per family) The Parent/Guardian must participate in swim. Children under 10 must be supervised, within arms reach, by a swimming adult, 18 yrs. of age or older. To prevent  pool closures, we ask that young children wear swim diapers. We have a limited number to purchase at the Customer Service Desk for $2 each.

ADULTS ONLY SWIM refers to a swim available to adults, ages 18 and over. The Blue 90 foot water slide, board & rope will be available during this swim, when Lanes 1 - 3 are available. Generally lanes 4 – 8 are used for lane swimming. Adult Lane Swim, takes place during other swims and rentals.

MEMBERS SWIM & MEMBERS LANE SWIM - is for Sportsplex Membership holders only. Members who are 12 years of age or under, must have a Swim Kids 9 swim ability or higher, for lane swims. An adult must accompany Children, under 10 years of age. Non-Members cannot go to these swims, unless they each buy a day pass at a cost of $12.00.

PARENT & TOT SWIM - is for one or both Parents and their pre-school aged children (5 years of age and under). To prevent  pool closures, we ask that young children wear swim diapers. We have a limited number to purchase at the Customer Service Desk for $2 each.

ANY LANE SWIM - Please be courteous when swimming in lanes. Swimmers should always swim circles; it can be clockwise or counter clockwise. (even if you start off with the lane to yourself) This way other swimmers can share and join into a lane at any time. If possible, share with lane swimmers around your level. Swimmers must be swimming laps. 
 

Training Pool - is the smaller 2-lane pool with steps, ankle deep to 1.2m/4 ft. deep.
Main Pool - is the large 8-lane, 25m pool. It is 1.8m/6ft. to 4.3m/14ft. deep.
SPA Area - includes the Hot Tub, Steam Room and Dry Sauna. Children must be accompanied by a parent at all times.


For Pool rental information, please click here.