• October 18th | Disruptions to Side Parking Lot

    Please note there will be disruptions to our side parking lot tomorrow, Wednesday, October 18th. We have just confirmed HRM will be resealing the pavement. Sections of the side lot will be blocked to allow for the work to take place. As each section is completed, they will reopen. Thank you for your understanding.

  • Field House Schedule Changes | October 20th-22nd

    Friendly Reminder: We're excited to be the host venue for the Scott Open Badminton Tournament in the full Field House from Friday, October 20th at 12pm until Sunday, October 22nd at 4pm. The Track will remain open during the Tournament. These fitness classes have been moved to the Track Starting Blocks on Saturday, October 21st - 9:15am HIIT; Sunday, October 22nd - 10am Cardio Combat . For more information on the tournament, see our event listing.

  • Men’s Wet Change Room Closed Oct. 18-26 | Locker Install

    Please note that the Men's Wet Change Room will be closed on Wednesday, October 18th to Thursday, October 26th for the installation of new lockers and a deep clean. The Men's Dry Change Room will be available to males for pool access during this time. Thank you for your understanding.

All of our aquatic sport teams under one umbrella, with lots of opportunity to try them all.

The Canada Games Centre Swim Academy programming is designed to support Sport For Life’s Long-Term Athlete Development principles, including lifelong enjoyment of physical activity for every Canadian.

Annual Programs

Annual CGCSA programs run from September to June and provide access to training for all three sports – swimming, lifesaving, and water polo.*

CGCSA offers annual program options for the following aquatic sport teams:

  • Year Round Swim Team
  • Masters Swim Team
  • Lifesaving Sport Team
  • Water Polo Team
  • Summer Swim Team & Off-Season Training

CGCSA annual program fees cover coaching; a training schedule which may include dryland, yoga, swimming, water polo and lifesaving sport training; equipment costs and Swim Nova Scotia fees. Also, all Swim Academy participants in annual programs receive a 12-month Canada Games Centre membership.

Add-on membership options are available for family members of the CGCSA participant.

*Except Masters Swim Team

Seasonal Programs

Seasonal CGCSA programs are structured with four registrations throughout the year, but still provide access to training for all three sports – swimming, lifesaving and water polo. Register
for all four seasons or pick and choose.**

CGCSA offers seasonal program options for the following aquatic sport teams:

  • Lifesaving Sport Team
  • Water Polo Team
  • Summer Swim Team & Off-Season Training

**Seasonal programs do not include Canada Games Centre Membership or option for Dryland and Yoga training.