Churchill Pool will be CLOSED on Friday, September 30th, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

Registration for Winter 2023 swimming lessons will begin Monday, December 5th at 8:30am.  To register for lessons online visit https://cityofthunderbay.perfectmind.com/ or call 625-8463.

Welcome to your community pool. Sir Winston Churchill Community Pool, located at 130 Churchill Drive West., offers recreational swimming, fitness classes, swimming lessons, birthday parties and group rentals.

Learn more about what our facility has to offer and swimming:

Pool amenities

Churchill Pool has:

  • 25 meter pool
  • Diving board
  • Swirl pool (kids pool)
  • Sauna
  • Accessible lift
  • 1 meeting room
  • Stair entry into pool

Recreational swim schedule

Sundays

  • Nostalgia Swim ($2) 10:00am - 11:30am
  • Public Swim 1:30pm - 5:00pm

Mondays

  • Length Swimming 6:00am - 9:30am
  • Public Swim 9:30am - 10:45am
  • Aquabics 10:45am - 11:30am
  • Lengths Swimming 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Aquabics 1:00pm-1:45pm
  • Arthritic Aquabics 2:00pm-2:45pm
  • Aquabics 7:45pm-8:30pm

Tuesdays

  • Length Swimming 6:00am - 9:30am
  • Accessible Swim 9:30am - 11:30am
  • Lengths Swimming 12:00pm-1:00pm

Wednesdays

  • Length Swimming 6:00am - 9:30am
  • Public Swim 9:30am - 10:45am
  • Aquabics 10:45am - 11:30am
  • Lengths Swimming 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Aquabics 1:00pm-1:45pm
  • Arthritic Aquabics 2:00pm-2:45pm

Thursdays

  • Length Swimming 6:00am - 9:30am
  • Accessible Swim 9:30am - 11:30am
  • Parent & Tot Aquabics 11:30am - 12:00pm
  • Lengths Swimming 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Aquabics 7:45pm-8:30pm

Fridays

  • Length Swimming 6:00am - 9:30am
  • Public Swim 9:30am - 10:45am
  • Aquabics 10:45am - 11:30am
  • Lengths Swimming 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • Family/Lengths Swim 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Public Swim 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Saturdays

  • Public Swim 2:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Admission standards

As part of our commitment to provide safe and enjoyable aquatic programs for swimmers of all ages, we enforce the standards provided to us by the Ministry of Health. Please keep the following in mind when visiting our pools:

  • There must be one supervising caregiver for every two children under the age of six.
  • There must be one supervising caregiver for every four non-swimming children under the age of ten.
  • In both cases, the supervising caregiver must be able to give immediate assistance.
  • If you have any questions please call Churchill Pool at 577-2538.

Rates

The following table provides the swim rates for single visits and book passes.

Swimming and AquaFitness rates

Age

Single Visit (HST to be added) 

Book Pass (HST to be added)

Children under 2 years

No Charge

No Charge

Child (2-13 years)

$2.99

$23.88 Book of 10

Student (14 and over)

$3.71

$31.61 Book of 10

Adult

$6.05

$51.24 Book of 10

Older Adult (60+)

$4.82

$40.53 Book of 10

Family

$10.37

$46.33 Book of 5

AquaFitness

$6.05

 

Book of 10 - $58.38

Book of 15 - $87.17

 

Memberships

Churchill Pool offers 3 month, 6 month and 12 month memberships. The memberships are also valid at Volunteer Pool and includes all swims and fitness classes.

Membership rates

Membership Type (HST to be added)

3 Month    

6 month    

12 month

Student (15+)

$97.37

$146.55

$243.87

Adult

$155.66

$231.48

$384.71

Older Adult (60+)

$125.79

$190.52

$315.18

Family

(Includes immediate family Only)

$252.00

$371.96

$623.96

Swimming lessons

For the Fall 2022 session of swimming lessons Churchill Pool will be running a 10 week long instructional session. Classes will start the week of September 18th and run once a week for 10 weeks. View our Swimming Programs to read program descriptions and find the right class for you. Swimming lesson schedules for the current season can be found in the Key recreation guide.

*Important: Missed lessons due to illness (including Covid) or other circumstances will not be made up.  Missed lessons will not be refunded.

Group lessons

Parent and Tot classes, Preschool classes and Swimmer 1 classes are 30 minutes long. All other classes are 45 minutes unless otherwise stated.

Rates

  • Group lessons (ten, 30-45 minute lessons) $79.69 per child
  • Private lessons (ten, 30 minute lessons) $245.22 per child
  • Semi-Private lessons (ten, 30 minute lessons) $179.14 per child

Leadership Courses (Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, 4 Strokes 4 Fun)

Our leadership courses are as follows:

Leadership schedule

Course

Days

Time

Fees

Bronze Medallion

Sundays

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm   

$109.90

Bronze Cross

Sundays

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

$105.97

4 Strokes 4 Fun - Level 1   

Thursdays

6:30-7:30

$82.61 - 1 day

$116.30 - 2 days

4 Strokes 4 Fun - Level 2

N/A

6:30-7:30

$82.61 - 1 day

$116.30 - 2 days

Pool rental

  To book a rental call Churchill Pool at 577-2538.

Birthday parties

 To book a party call Churchill Pool at 577-2538.

Jobs

Watch our video below to learn about becoming a lifeguard or swimming instructor. Find out more about jobs at Volunteer Pool, Churchill Pool or the Seasonal Outdoor Facilities.

Volunteering

Find out more about volunteer opportunities at Volunteer Pool, Churchill Pool or our seasonal outdoor facilities.

 Become a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor

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