Strait Area Pool

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The Strait Area Pool opened in 1977. It consists of a 6 lane 25 metre salt water pool and a wading pool, both of which are used for Learn to Swim programming, Water Exercises, and Recreational Swimming. It is also a home to the PHAST Swim team.   Information for Public Swimming, Pool Rentals, & Swim Class Registration can be found below.

Our facilities include: 

•a seating area on the deck or in the bleachers for parents and friends to watch lessons or other activities

•full changing rooms with showers and lockers

•fully qualified lifeguards on duty at all times

•access to changing areas, the pool and recreation room for patrons with limited mobility

To contact the Pool, please call (902)625-2594

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Pool Schedule: Registration begins September 28, 2015, classes and new leisure & lane swim times begin October 5, 2015. See below:

Leisure Swims

Monday-Friday 12pm-1pm

Tues 8-9:30pm  (adults only)

Thurs 8-9:30pm

Fri 7-8:30pm

Sat & Sun 1-2:30pm, 3:30-5pm

Lane Swims $7.00 drop in fee

Monday-Thursday 6-7pm.

 Saturday 10-11am

Water exercises: $7.00 drop in fee

Monday- Friday 1-2pm

Monday evening 7-8pm

Water Fitness:$7.00 drop in fee

Tuesday & Thursday 11am-12pm

Water Walking

Monday 11-11:45am

Pool Drop in fees:

Youth $5.00 Senior $5.75 Adult $6.50 Parent & Tot $7.00 Immediate Family $19.75


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Programming & Registration

The Strait Area Pool offers swim lessons for all ages and abilities with once and twice a week options. When you choose Red Cross swim programs, you are getting a program based on research, proven excellence in teaching, age-appropriate learning through games and songs, a focus on your child's safety, comfort and love of aquatic environments.

The Strait Area Pool also offers a variety of Leadership and Water Wellness programs, including: Water Exercises, Water Walking, and Water Fitness, which is geared for those suffering from Arthritis, Fibromyalgia or back ailments.


Private Rentals

Looking to book your next birthday party? Want to have a year end celebration? Looking for some bonding activities for your colleagues? For any occasion look at the Strait Area Pool for your next booking. We offer private and public swim times. With a party room, slide, toys and much more we are the perfect place to come for your next swimming celebration!

Rental Rates:

1 Hour: $110.00 (max 20 people)
1 Hour: $144.00 (20-45 people in pool, 30 in party room)
1 Hour: $156.00 (Group or Team Rate)

This rate includes lifeguards and a room for a party for 1 hour. Maximum room capacity is 30 people.

Pool rental contracts must be completed and signed to confirm booking. For more information, please call (902)625-2594.



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