Swimming Information

Swimming Information

The Recreation Complex is located at 10 Remembrance Square, Conception Bay South. It features a pool and squash courts. To contact the reception desk, please call 834-6500 ext. 602.

Swimming Registration

  • Fall – Set 2 swimming lessons will take place from November 4 – December 21, 2019.
  • Registration for Conception Bay South residents, for public and private lessons, opens Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. General registration opens Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:30 p.m.
  • Registration is online only.
  • To view the swim program descriptions, please visit the Red Cross website.

Preschool Program

The Conception Bay South Recreation Complex offers a preschool program consisting of 8 levels: Starfish, Duck, Sea Turtle, Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile and Whale.

Adult Swim Program

The Conception Bay South Recreation Complex currently offers both Red Cross Swim Basics and Red Cross Swim Strokes. These swimming programs are designed to meet your individual needs. Learn to swim in Red Cross Swim Basics, develop or improve strokes in Red Cross Swim Strokes. Register anytime! Course offered Tuesdays from 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Leadership Programs

These include Bronze Cross, Bronze Medallion, Bronze Star, and the Junior Lifeguard Club.

THE JUNIOR LIFEGUARD CLUB

The Junior Lifeguard Club (JLCoffers fun for kids 8 years and up, who can swim at least 25m and tread water for 2 minutes, or those who have completed Swim Kids 8. JLC provides an action-packed challenge for kids who love the water but who want more than lessons. JLC is for quick learners, those between levels or programs, and those who thrive in an energetic learning environment.

BRONZE MEDALLION

Bronze medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education – judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries and release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk. Lifesavers learn to respond to increasingly complex resuscitation situations involving conscious and unconscious victims with an obstructed airway. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a timed swim. Bronze Medallion is a prerequisite for the Bronze Cross Award. Prerequisites: Minimum age 13 years old.

BRONZE CROSS

Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross teaches the difference between lifesaving and lifeguarding, the principles of emergency procedures and teamwork. Lifesavers learn how to rescue a spinal-injured victim and a pulse-less victim. Bronze Cross is the prerequisite award for all advanced training programs in lifesaving, lifeguarding and leadership. Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion (does not have to be current), 14 years of age within 30 days of the exam.

Shallow Water Fitness

A great way to have fun, exercise, get in shape. This program is offered on Mondays from 3:00-3:55 p.m. Drop-in is $4.00 (HST incl.)
This program is also offered on Thursdays from 8:00-9:00 p.m. Participants can register for 8 weeks, which is $37.40 (hst inc) or they can drop-in if spots are available for $5.25 (HST incl). To register, please visit the pool front desk.

School or Group Swimming Lessons

We currently have space available during weekdays to provide our exciting Red Cross swim program to your school. We offer very competitive prices, great instruction and a highly qualified staff who can meet and exceed your expectations. The times we have available for school lessons or swims run from 9 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday depending on the number of children you have. Please be advised that our times available are subject to change depending on staffing.

Birthday Parties/Pool Parties

The Recreation Complex is the ideal place to host a birthday party, conference or function. Our rentals include 1 hour of pool time and 1 hour of party room time. If you are not interested in the pool portion or the upstairs portion, we do offer several other options to suit your needs. In the party room you have access to the full kitchen, which includes an oven, microwave and refrigerator. We take the liberty of setting up the covered tables and chairs.

CBS Bluefins Swim Club

A year-round club and offers both competitive and pre-competitive programs. It operates out of a 4-lane, 25m pool and has a current membership of about 60 swimmers, ranging in age from 7–18. The club has several different training groups, which each have their own practice schedule and coaches. Each group is specifically designed to provide swimmers with the necessary skill set to either compete or improve on their swimming capabilities. The pre-requisite for the team is successful completion of Swim Kids Level 7 or equivalent. If you require additional information, please visit their website. You may also call 834-6500 ext. 609.

CBS Silhouettes Synchronized Swimming Club

The CBS Silhouettes Synchronized Swimming Club offers two programs. The Recreational Program teams meet once per week and swimmers have fun while learning the basics of synchronized swimming. The Competitive Program consists of four teams that meet several times per week, depending on the age group of a team. Interested in trying this amazing sport? The Silhouettes host a free Try Synchro Day on each of the two weekends following Labor Day in September. The Try Synchro Days are for swimmers aged six and up, who are comfortable swimming in the deep end of the pool, and are able to follow instruction from a coach. To find out more please visit www.cbssilhouettes.com or find the CBS Silhouettes on Facebook and Instagram. You may also call 834-6500 ext. 609.

Hours of Operation:

The public is advised that the Recreation Complex is closed during all statutory holidays and during the annual maintenance of the facility in late August.

Monday 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday 6:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. -10:30 p.m.
Wednesday 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Thursday 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday 6:00 – 8:30 a.m. and 12:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Contact the Recreation Complex

Call: 834-6500 ext. 602
E-mail: cbspool@conceptionbaysouth.ca

2019 Fall Swim Schedule

Schedule Effective September 3 – December 31, 2019

Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult in the water during all swims. Adults must accompany children in the water at family swims. Children cannot attend this swim alone. Adult swims are for ages 17 years and older. For further information, please call 834-6500 ext. 602 or 834-DIVE (3483).

 

Monday
Activity Start Time End Time
Adult/Leisure Swim 2:00 pm 2:55 pm
Drop-in Shallow Water Fitness 3:00 am 3:55 pm
Adult/Leisure Swim 9:00 pm 9:55 pm
Tuesday
Activity Start Time End Time
Adult/Leisure Swim 6:00 am 8:25 am
Adult/Leisure Swim 12:00 pm 12:55 pm
Senior Swim 2:00 pm 2:55 pm
Public Swim 3:00 pm 3:55 pm
Adult Lessons 8:30 pm 9:25 pm
Adult/Leisure Swim 9:30 pm 10:25 pm
Wednesday
Activity Start Time End Time
Adult/Leisure Swim 2:00 pm 2:55 pm
Public Swim 3:00 pm 3:55 pm
Adult/Leisure Swim 9:00 pm 9:55 pm
Thursday
Activity Start Time End Time
Adult/Leisure Swim 2:00 pm 2:55 pm
Public Swim 3:00 pm 3:55 pm
Drop-in Shallow Water Fitness 8:00 pm 9:00 pm
Adult/Leisure Swim 9:00 pm 9:55 pm
Friday
Activity Start Time End Time
Adult/Leisure Swim 6:00 am 8:25 am
Adult/Leisure Swim 12:00 pm 12:55 pm
Public Swim 1:00 pm 1:55 pm
Senior Swim 2:00 pm 2:55 pm
Public Swim 7:30 pm 8:25 pm
Saturday
Activity Start Time End Time
Public Swim 3:30 pm 4:25 pm
Family Swim 6:30 pm 7:25 pm
Public Swim 7:30 pm 8:25 pm
Sunday
Activity Start Time End Time
Adaptive Aquatics Program 12:00 pm 12:55 pm
Family Swim 2:00 pm 2:55 pm
Family Swim 4:30 pm 5:25 pm
Public Swim 6:30 pm 7:25 pm
Adult Swim 7:30 pm 8:25 pm

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