Our Pool

Whether you are taking swim lessons, an aquafitness class, a leadership program or enjoying a recreational swim (including hot tub and sauna), you will enjoy our welcoming leisure pool, with its unique 'pods', as well as the tarzan rope, the slides, the ramp or “beach entrance ” and the warmer than average pool temperature.


"Warm & inviting – the water & the staff!"

Main Pool: 86º – 88º   |   Baby Pool: 90°   |   Whirlpool: 104°

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lifeguards at the pool

Hire one of our lifeguards or instructors

Did you know you can hire our lifeguards or swim instructors to supervise your water event, or teach your children in your own pool? Be a water safe parent: Hire qualified staff from Dovercourt to supervise your water event or to teach your children in your backyard pool. Read the details in our "Dovercourt Backyard Pool Water Safety Program" 2019 flyer (PDF) and contact us at 613-798-8950 ext. 223 or offsites@dovercourt.org

Why Swim at Dovercourt?

  • You'll love our warm water & warmer instructors
  • Get fit or recover with low impact aquafitness
  • A learn to swim program focussed on strokes
  • Hot tub & sauna feels ahhhhh…
  • Check lesson progress with online report cards


We think it is our superior staff who keep our programs packed.

They are dedicated young adults whose professionalism and pride in their work contribute to the welcoming atmosphere on the pool deck.

Swimming lessons


Why Take Swimming Lessons at Dovercourt?

Dovercourt’s highly-skilled instructors are able to teach children proper technique efficiently and effectively, in accordance with the high standards of the Lifesaving Society. Our staff undergo extensive training and regular updates on safety, rescue situations, changes to current standards, as well as techniques for teaching. Many of our senior aquatics staff are instructor and lifeguard trainers and are a valuable resource for our aquatics team. Our end-of-session Survival Day is unique to Dovercourt and is a fun yet powerful way to teach children skills that could save their lives in real-life scenarios.

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