• ***Aquatics Centre Maintenance Closure | 10pm June 25th-7am June 29th

    The Aquatics Centre will be closed as of 10pm Tuesday, June 25th until 7am Saturday, June 29th, 2019. Click here for all the maintenance details. We’ll continue to run our dry land activities and classes to keep you moving during this time, or ask a staff member for activity suggestions during this time.

  • WiFi Service Interruption

    We are currently without WiFi as our hardware needs to be replaced. We apologize for the inconvenience and will update you as soon as we have an ETA. Thank you for your patience!

  • Mind the Mess! New Gates Project Update

    Updated (May 16th): We're retiring our hardworking turnstiles! Our new Customer Service Desk area renovations are moving along, however delayed delivery of the physical gates system has pushed back our projected timeframe for completion to 10 weeks. Please mind the mess and give yourself some extra time during our temporary setup. Read more »

  • Reminder: Weekend Summer Hours begin July 6th

    Starting Saturday, July 6th, 2019, we will be closing at 8pm on Saturdays and Sundays for the summer. This schedule change will be in effect from Saturday, July 6th through to Sunday, September 1st. **Please note the change in time and order of the $3 swims on Sunday evenings for the summer: Male Only Swim — changing to 6pm-6:50pm and Female Only Time (Aquatics and Fitness Centre) will be 7pm-7:50pm.

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
  • 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.

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.