• February 18th | Maud Lewis Heritage Day 2019

    We're open from 8am-8pm on Maud Lewis Heritage Day — Monday, February 18th. For more details about open swim, open court, and fitness class changes, click here for a full schedule of the day's events.

  • Aquatics Centre Schedule Changes | Feb. 22nd

    On Friday, February 22nd, we are hosting the Halifax Independent School Swim Meet. This event is taking place in the full Competition Pool from 12pm-3pm. Please be sure to look at our Aquatics Schedule as there are some changes during this time, including the cancellation of Friday's 12pm-1pm Adult Only Swim.

  • Field House Schedule Changes | Feb. 23rd & 24th

    We're excited to be the host venue for Basketball Nova Scotia's U10 Junior Mini Jamboree on Saturday, Feb. 23rd from 8am-10pm & Sunday, Feb. 24th from 8am-6pm in the full Field House. Please note there are class relocations for both days, along with Competitive Track Club Training on Saturday from 10:30am-12:30pm on the full Track. We're also expecting the parking lot to be busier than usual this weekend. Thank you for your understanding. Good luck to all the basketball teams!

  • Track Schedule Changes | January-April

    Friendly Reminder: Our full Track is booked for Competitive Track Club Training on these days through to April – Tuesdays, 7:30pm-10pm | Thursdays, 8pm-10pm | Saturdays, 10:30am-12:30pm | Sundays, 8pm-10pm (except during posted Track Meets). 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.