Summer programming

Enjoy a wide variety of programs, classes and membership packages designed by the Aquatic Centre to meet your needs.

Register by going to the Registration page.

 

Programs for children and teens

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Day June 26 to July 5*
July 10 to 21
July 24 to August 4
August 7 to 18
Monday to Friday
Evening June 27 to July 20*
July 25 to August 17
Tuesday and Thursday

*Due to a swimming competition, there are no classes on July 6 and 7. Prices will be prorated for any programs affected.

The Olympic Way (Ages 2 to 16)

Non-swimmers learn to swim using a swimming aid, which allows them to spend more time swimming. As they progress through the eight swimming levels, they become proficient at the four competitive swim strokes.

Not all levels are offered at all times.

Schedule Level Age group Length Time Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
Day White, Yellow, Green, Red Ages
2 to 15
30 min. 9 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
10 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
11 a.m.
$70 $91
Day Blue, Bronze, Silver, Gold Ages
6 to 16
45 min. 9 a.m.
9:45 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
$88 $120
Evening White, Yellow, Green, Red Ages
2 to 15
30 min. 5 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
6 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
$56 $73
Evening Blue, Bronze, Silver, Gold Ages
6 to 16
45 min. 5 p.m.
5:45 p.m.
$70 $96

Parents and Tots (5 to 24 months old)

Fun-filled learning for parents and children, who learn how to be comfortable in the water through play. Child must be 5 months old before the start of the session.

Schedule Length Time Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
Day 30 min 9:30 a.m. $70 $91
Evening 30 min. 5 p.m. $56 $73

Beginner + (Ages 8 to 16)

Introduction to swimming for ages 8 and up to increase comfort level and independence in the water. To succeed in the program, students must swim one width of the pool continuously.

Schedule Length Time Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
Day 30 min 9 a.m. $70 $91
Evening 30 min 6 p.m. $56 $73

Teen Cross Training (Ages 11 to 16)

Program designed to improve general fitness, including agility, strength and stamina. It combines dryland and water components.

Prerequisite Length Time Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
Bronze
swim level
60 min 10:30 a.m. $105 $137

Dive fit (Ages 6 to 15)

Classes start with 20 minutes of fitness and games. Divers (6-15 years old) will then proceed to the diving boards for a 40-minute diving lesson. A child must master every skill at each of the eight diving levels before progression to the next level. In order to preserve the integrity of each class, we reserve the right to transfer children who are not in the appropriate level.

Prerequisite Length Time Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
Green
swim level
60 min 9:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m.
$105 $137

Private Swimming Lessons (Ages 2 and up)

Length Day Schedule Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
30 min June 26 to 30
July 10 to 14
July 17 to 21
July 24 to 28
July 31 to August 4
August 7 to 11
August 14 to 18
Monday to Friday
9 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
11 a.m.
$115 $150

Special programs for children

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For first time registrants, it is important to speak with the Program supervisors to ensure that your child is placed in the appropriate program. For more information, please contact Jane Stowe, Catherine O’Rourke or Carole Lefebvre at 514-630-1202.

Monday to Friday
June 26 to July 5 (8 classes – prices will be prorated)
July 10 to 21
July 24 to August 4
August 7 to 18

Aqua Percept (Ages 3 +)

A gym and swim program for children who have poor coordination, perceptual motor difficulties, or attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity. The ratio is 3 children to 1 instructor.

Length Time Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-resident
55 min 1 p.m.
2 p.m.
$105 $137

Aqua Percept Camp (Ages 10 to 15)

The focus is on coordination and self-esteem. Activities include sports, art, perceptual motor activities and field trips.

Time Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-resident
1 to 5 p.m. $310 $390

Adapted Gym and Swim (Ages 3 +)

A program for children with special needs, who could benefit from a 1:1 or 2:1 student-instructor ratio. It promotes improvement of gross motor skills and a positive self-image in a non-competitive environment.

Length Time Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-resident
55 min
Gym and Swim
9 a.m.
10:15 a.m.
1 p.m.
2 p.m.
$130 $165
2 hours
(1 hr of fine motor activities
followed by gym and swim)
9 a.m.
1 p.m.
$205 $255

Lifeguard, instructor and first aid courses

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Note: All courses are given primarily in English. Manuals are available in French and English

Bronze Medallion (Ages 13 and up)

Bronze Medallion teaches basic lifesaving principles. Candidates learn rescue procedures for both conscious and unconscious victims. Exams are given on the last day of the session.

Course manual: $47

Prerequisite * Sessions Schedule Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
Olympic Way Silver level or Red Cross Swim Kids 10 June 26 to 30

July 3 to 6

Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Monday to Thursday
9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

$147 $182
Olympic Way Silver level or Red Cross Swim Kids 10 July 10 to 21
July 24 to August 4
August 7 to 18
Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
$147 $182

Bronze Cross (Ages 14 and up)

Bronze Cross continues the Lifesaving procedures taught in Bronze Medallion. Candidates are better prepared to assess dangerous areas and dangerous behaviours in order to keep aquatic facilities safe and to prevent accidents. Exams are given on the last day of the session.

Course manual: Same as Bronze Medallion

Prerequisite Sessions Schedule Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
Bronze Medallion June 26 to 30

July 3 to 6

Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Monday to Thursday
9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

$152 $187
Bronze Medallion July 10 to 21
July 24 to August 4
August 7 to 18
Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
$152 $187

Standard First Aid / AED (Ages 15 and up)

The Lifesaving Standard First Aid course prepares the candidate to take on the role of medical attendant during an emergency situation. The candidate will learn specific first aid and treatment strategies to prevent further injury while waiting for the arrival of emergency medical services. The candidate is also trained to recognize signs and symptoms of potential danger. Please check dates and times below carefully as 100% attendance is mandatory.

Course manual: $19

Prerequisite Session Schedule Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
Bronze Cross June 26 to 29 Monday to Thursday
12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
$95 $120

National Lifeguard (Ages 16 and up)

The elements of this Lifesaving Certificate are designed to help candidates develop the 4 main elements of lifeguarding: knowledge, judgement, physical ability and skills. While reinforcing the guarding techniques and skills acquired in the previous courses, this course improves the decision-making process enabling lifeguards to prevent emergencies and to intervene in emergency situations.  Exam is given on the last day of the session.

Course manual: $47

Prerequisite Session Schedule

Cost
Resident

Cost
Non-res.

Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid course July 3 to 20 Monday to Thursday
12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
$228 $278

National Lifeguard Requalification

This program allows National Lifeguards to renew their certification.

Prerequisite Dates Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-resident
National Lifeguard May 18, 6 to 10 p.m. $72 $76

Lifesaving Instructor (Ages 16 and up)

This certification gives the candidates the knowledge required to teach the following lifesaving courses: Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross. They learn educational strategies enabling them to teach and assess first aid situations, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the different techniques and abilities in lifesaving.

Course manual: $75

Prerequisite Session Schedule Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
National Lifeguard Offered in the Fall and Spring sessions

Lifesaving Instructor Requalification

This program allows Lifesaving Instructors to renew their certification.

Prerequisite Session Schedule Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
Lifeguard Instructor May 28 6 to 10 p.m. $71 $75

Olympic Way Instructor (Ages 15 and up)

This course teaches new instructors to conduct swimming lessons at all levels of the Olympic Way program. Three hours of swimming lessons observation required. 100% attendance is mandatory. Exam is included in the course time.

Course manual: Included

Prerequisite Session Schedule

Cost
Resident

Cost
Non-res.

Bronze Cross July 24 to August 4 Monday to Friday
9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
$98 $125

Programmes pour adultes

From June 26 to August 18
(no courses on July 6 and 7)

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Swimming lessons

Two levels of instruction are offered: the Beginner course is designed to teach the basic swimming strokes and to foster a feeling of safety and comfort in the water; the Stroke Improvement course is intended for the swimmer who is looking to better his style and increase his proficiency and endurance in the water. All lessons are held in the 6-lane 50M pool except Tuesday class, which will be in the 25-yard pool.

Levels Length Dates Schedule Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
Beginner and Stroke Improvement 45 min June 27 to 25
No class July 6
Tuesday and Thursday
7 p.m.
$70 $91
Beginner and Stroke Improvement 45 min July 25 to August 17 Tuesday and Thursday
7 p.m.
$80 $104

Diving lessons

A learn-to-dive program for adults aged 16 and up with basic swimming ability. Open to all levels of diving.

Prerequisite Length Day Schedule Costs
Resident
Costs
Non-res.
Swim in
deep water
45 min Not offered in the summer $100 $130

Aquanatal

The aquafitness class for pregnant women is not offered this summer. Please speak with the fitness program supervisor, Catherine O’Rourke, for other options: catherine.orourke@pointe-claire.ca or 514-630-1202, ext. 1516.

 

Aqua-Arthritics

A hydro-therapy program designed to improve mobility, strength and functioning of individuals with arthritis and related conditions. A medical clearance is required for new participants.

Age group Length Dates Schedule

Cost
Resident

Cost
Non-res.

Under 60 60 min June 27 to July 20
July 25 to August 17
Tuesday and
Thursday
7:45 p.m.
$96 $128
Ages 60 + 60 min June 27 to July 20
July 25 to August 17
Tuesday and
Thursday
7:45 p.m.
$47 $96

Gym-Arthritics

Offered to adults with arthritis or related conditions, this class begins with a complete warm-up and stretch followed by gentle aerobic exercises and muscle conditioning using small weights, elastics and chairs. The class ends with relaxation exercises and stretching. The program is designed to help participants be autonomous for as long as possible. A medical clearance is required for new participants.

Age group Length Dates Schedule

Cost
Resident

Cost
Non-res.

Under 60 45 min June 28 to August 16 Wednesday
9 a.m.
$54 $72
Ages 60 + 45 min June 28 to August 16 Wednesday
9 a.m.
$26 $54

Group Fitness

Exercises in the gym and pool to improve cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility.

  • We offer a variety of group fitness classes to improve all components of physical well-being: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, as well as flexibility. Classes are given by qualified instructors and are designed to suit participant’s needs and abilities.
Dates Length Schedule Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
June 26 to August 18
No classes July 7
45 to 60 min Monday to Friday* $68 $91
Single admission $7 $8
  • Group fitness membership allows access to all fitness classes. See the proposed schedule below.
  • MEMBERSHIP PLUS also gives you access to the Weight room, Recreational swim and all Fitness classes.
  • Members are required to wear and present a colour-coded tag when attending classes. There is a $5 fee to replace lost tags.
  • Children under the age of 12 years may not be left unattended while their parent or guardian is participating in an activity.
  • A detailed schedule will be posted at the beginning of each session. Please note that classes are subject to change without notice.

Schedule:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
6:30 to
7:30 a.m.
Body Shop
Lori
Body Shop
Lori
8 to 9 a.m. Aquafit
Catherine
Aquafit
Val
Aquafit
(TBC)
8:15 to
9 a.m.
Deep H2O Aquafit
Catherine
Deep H2O Aquafit
Lori
12:10 to
1 p.m.
Mix & Match
Lori
Pilates
Alison
Bootcamp
Jenn
Core, Abs & Balance
Beth
Yoga
Lori
5 to 6 p.m. Back to Basics:
Outdoor Edition
Ralph
Back to Basics:
Outdoor Edition
Ralph
6:30 to
7:30 p.m.
Core, floor & more
Sheila
Yoga Fusion
Madeleine
Cardio Muscle
Sheila
Step & Muscle
Jenn
7 to 8 p.m. Aquafit
Caroline
Aquafit
Lori

* This is a 45 minutes class taking place in the deep end of the pool. For security reasons, the Pointe-Claire Aquatic Centre reserves the right to refuse access to non-swimmers.

3F Club

Low-impact aerobics, muscle toning, aquafitness, Pilates and much more.

  • The 3F Club offers a variety of class options to suit different needs, fitness levels, and preferences. Please consult the list of classes below or speak to one of our qualified instructors to determine which classes are right for you. Please note that participants must be at least 50 years old.
Age group Dates Length Schedule Cost
Resident
Cost
Non-res.
Ages 50 + June 26 to August 18
No classes July 7
55 min Monday to Friday* $53 $68
  • Three membership options are available. Please note the different classes offered in each one. Participants register in only one of the options and participation is strictly limited to the classes of the chosen membership option.
  • Memberships are neither interchangeable nor transferable.
  • Members will be required to wear and present a colour-coded tag for entrance to all classes. There is a $5 charge to replace lost membership tags.
  • 3F membership also offers use of the weight room from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • A detailed schedule will be posted on the Fitness information board at the beginning of each session. Please note that classes are subject to change without notice.
  • Classes are offered on a first come first serve basis. For safety reasons, once a class reaches its maximum, clients will be refused entry on that day.

Option 1 – Fit’n Aqua

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8 a.m. Aquafit
Catherine
Aquafit
Val
Aquafit
(TBC)
8:15 to
9 a.m.
Deep H2O Aquafit
Catherine
Deep H2O Aquafit
Lori
10 a.m. Strength & Stretch
Lori
Stretch & Balance
Caroline

*This is a 45 minutes class taking place in the deep end of the pool. For security reasons, the Pointe-Claire Aquatic Centre reserves the right to refuse access to non-swimmers.

Option 2 – Fit’n Strong 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8 a.m. Step & Muscle
Beth
Step & Muscle
Beth
Aquafit
(TBC)
10 a.m. Line Dancing
Beth
Stretch (Yoga)
Beth
10:30 a.m. Yoga
Lori
11 a.m. ABC’s
Catherine
Pilates
Alison
Cardio & Muscle
Madeleine

Option 3 – Fit’n Fun

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8 a.m. Aquafit
Catherine
10 a.m. Strength & Stretch
Lori
Line Dancing
Beth
Stretch & Balance
Caroline
10:30 a.m. Yoga
Lori
11 a.m. Pilates
Alison
Cardio Musculation
Madeleine
Muscle (Chair)
Beth