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Pools

Indoor Pools

  • Schedule and Rates

    SCHEDULE

    Lane swimming (evening) - Military and PSP members

    • Monday - 8:15pm to 9:30pm - Lane swim

    • Tuesday - 8 pm to 9:30 pm (2 corridors only)

    • Wednesday - 8pm to 9:30pm - Lane swim

    • Thursday - 8pm to 9:30pm (2 corridors only)


    Open swim - Military and PSP members:

    • Monday - 5 to 6 p.m. - Wading pool only

    • Wednesday 5:15pm to 6:15 pm - Wading pool only

    • Friday 6 pm to 8 pm - Large pool and wading pool

    • Sunday 3 pm to 5 pm - Large pool and wading pool


    Lap swimming (Day Time)

     


    RATES


    Free for PSP members

    Rates for pool access only for non-members:
    0-5 years: $3.00
    6 years +: $5.00 
    Free (pool access only) for residents of Shannon and St-Gabriel-de-Valcartier upon presentation of proof of residency.

    • For free access, you must be a PSP member. 

    • To subscribe, click here PSP membership

    • If you are not a PSP member, you can access free activities according to the “PSP Members” schedule at the following rates, payable at the entrance to the Sports Centre 

  • Large Pool

    With a length of 25 meters and a capacity of five lap swimming lanes, our indoor pool is ideal for family swims or individual training.  
    The water temperature is between 81oF and 83oF.

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  • Recreational Pool

    (Wading pool)

    Our recreational pool, with a maximum depth of 1.2 meters, allows you to enjoy swimming with your little family in complete safety.  This pool also has a small wading pool with just a few inches of water for the little ones.  

    • The water temperature is between 87°F and 89°F.
    • For safety reasons, the green slide will be closed if there are more than 20 people in the wading pool.
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  • Slides
    Two slides are at your disposal; however, certain size rules must be respected for the big green slide.
    • For safety reasons, the green slide will be closed if there are more than 20 people in the wading pool.
  • Activity description

    Lane Swim
    For swimmers 16 years of age and older who wish to train in swim lanes. Swimmers have access to 5 swim lanes in the main pool.

    Open Swim 
    For swimmers of all ages who want to have a swim and play time. Swimmers have free access to the large pool, small pool and slides.

     

  • Operation and rules
    Here's how the swim goes:
    • Put your equipment in the stands
    • Take a shower  
    • Have fun in the main pool or wading pool 
    • Accompany children 11 years old and under (16 years old and over)
    • Get out of the water quickly when the whistle blows, collect your personal belongings and leave the premises through the changing rooms.
    • Respect the maximum capacity of 150 people.
  • Guided activities
    Would you like more information on our opportunity to conduct a guided activity in any of our pools?
    Contact our aquatic coordinator, Geneviève Perreault, (418) 844-5000 Ext: 8080.

Outdoor Pool

  • Schedule and Rates

    Outdoor pool opening

    July 1st to August 20, 2023 - Free for all! 

    Monday to Friday
    • Wading Pool 9:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.
    • Lane swim 12:00 p.m. to 12:55 p.m.
    • Free swim 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday
    • Free swim (3 swim lanes) 10:00 a.m. to 11:55 a.m
    • Free swim 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    * Schedule subject to change without notice.

    Follow our  page Facebook  for updates and opening dates

    For rates, check out our Membership, Rates and Privileges page.
  • Outdool Pool

    With a length of 25 meters and a capacity of five lap swimming lanes, our outdoor pool is the perfect place to cool off during the summer months.  
    The water temperature is between 81oF and 83oF.

    Sliding and jumping boards
    We offer a small slide in the shallow end and a 1-meter diving board in the deep end. 

    Maximum capacity
    150 bathers

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  • Wading Pool

    We offer a wading pool of a maximum of 0.59 meters.  This environment allows you to swim safely with your little ones.
    The water temperature is between 87oF and 89oF.

    Maximum capacity
    49 bathers

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  • Operation and regulations
    Here's how the swim goes.
    • Take a shower  
    • Have fun in the pool or wading pool 
    • Accompany children 11 years old and under (16 years old and over)
    • Get out of the water quickly when the whistle blows, collect your personal belongings and leave the pool
    • Respect the maximum capacity of 150 people.
  • Guided Activities
    Would you like more information on our opportunity to conduct a guided activity in any of our pools?
    Contact our aquatic coordinator now, Geneviève Perreault, (418) 844-5000 Ext: 8080.
  • Indoor Pool
    We also have an indoor pool located at the Sport Centre (Bldg 516)
    For the detail, check out the Sport Centre's page Here