BGC Ottawa Aquatics programming includes swimming lessons, open swims, and focuses on lifesaving skills with an emphasize on stroke improvement, fitness, competitive skills, and team building.

The pool is located at our Ron Kolbus Clubhouse .

Open Swim

Tuesday: 4:00-5:30 PM (BGC Members Only)

Thursday : 4:00-5:30 PM (BGC Members Only)

Thursday: 7:00-9:00 PM (Public Women/Girls Only) More information below!

Friday: 4:00-7:00 PM (BGC Member Only)

Lifeguard Courses

The National Lifeguard Course is for anyone that has completed Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid and is looking to take the last step to become a certified lifeguard. For more information and registration click here.

Swimming Lessons

We offer swimming lessons to registered BGC Ottawa Members. For more information and registration click here.

Junior Lifeguard Club

The Junior Lifeguard Club is a drop-in program intended for Members who are looking for a new challenge in swimming.

Swim Team

The Swim Team invites experienced swimmers to take their swimming to the next level by focusing on team building, stroke improvement, and competitive racing skills.

Lifeguard Games

Members can drop in for some fun! Games are selected by the lifeguards and focus on team-building and basic lifesaving skills.

Women Only Public Lessons

We take great care to provide these Swimming Lessons for Women Only.

All of our Women Only Swimming Lessons are taught by a female instructor and all windows are covered. Only female staff are allowed in the pool area.

Click here to register!

Women Only Public Swim

Our Women Only Public Swims are supervised by female lifeguards and all windows are covered. Only female staff are allowed in the pool area.

No reservation is required; the Women Only Swims are drop in.

The cost is $2.00 per person per swim. You can pay by cash in person or pay in advance here (Best option if you’d like to pay by credit card).

If you intend on paying in person, consider signing up here to be a part of our email list so that we can let you know about cancellations or changes to our schedule!

For more information, please email Patrick Parry .

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