Aquatics

Dive into all the details and get set up with our online registration system to make a splash!

The YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin values the importance of water safety education, exercise and fun.

We are proud to be a Canadian Red Cross Training Partner in delivering Red Cross Swim programs and a Lifesaving Society Affiliate Member in offering the training programs of the Lifesaving Society.

Fall, Winter and Spring sessions of Aquatic Programs are offered in Aylmer at Terrace Lodge and the Ontario Police College. Summer sessions are offered at the Town of Aylmer Outdoor Pool.

Registration must be completed in advance online, by phone, or in person (as restrictions allow) during regular business hours.

If financial assistance is required to join in, please contact us.  We are happy to help determine available options for support. 

Financial assistance may be available for children ages 4-18 years of age through Jump Start Individual Child Grants, subject to eligibility criteria. For more information or to complete an application, please visit: Jump Start.

Jumpstart

*NEW* Preschool Playtime

Join in water fun together with your little one(s) under 5 years of age in the wading pool.  Parent/Guardian must accompany child(ren) in wading pool at all times.  Register in advance for 2 week session to attend Monday-Friday from 11:15am-12pm.  Fee: $85 per family.

Please note: Session 3 (Aug 3-13) is now full. Registration for Session 4 (Aug 16-27) will open July 26 through Aug 9 as spaces are available. 

Learn more about the Red Cross Swim Kids Program to help you decide what level to register in!

 

Learn more about Lifesaving Training Programs and the pathway to becoming a Lifeguard!

How to register & stay safe

NEW – A COVID Guidelines/Waiver is required to attend the Aylmer Pool.  Please review in advance. The COVID Guidelines/Waiver will be provided at the time of arrival and must be completed prior to entry.  To reduce entry times, the waiver may be printed and signed in advance for submission at the time of facility entry.  One Waiver is required per participant. CLICK HERE for the COVID Guidelines/Waiver. A parent, guardian, or agent must sign for anyone under the age of 18.

All participants are also required to complete the provincial online COVID Screening Assessment prior to each visit.

  • ONLINE by clicking REGISTER HERE
  • COMPLETE your COVID Guidelines/Waiver (one per person/per season) to take to the pool
  • IN PERSON/OVER PHONE Aylmer Community Services, 20 Talbot Street East, Aylmer, 226-210-6800
  • IN PERSON/OVER PHONE YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin, 16 Mary Street West, St. Thomas, 519-631-9800
  • Before arriving at the pool, please complete your online COVID Screening Assessment for each person attending.

We are here to help

Use the form below or call our Aylmer Office at (226) 210-6800 or call our Main Office at (519) 631-9800 for more information. 

Please note inquiries will be reviewed within 2-3 business days.

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