Public / Outdoor Pool Schedule

All pools and splash pads are closed for the season.

Kids playing in the Splash Pad at the MacBain Centre

Splash Pads

Splash Pads operate on an automated watersystem and are open from 9am-8pm daily during the summer months. The splash pads are located at:

Niagara Falls Swimming Lessons

The City of Niagara Falls is now offering swim lessons during the 2014 summer months. This program is being offered by the Red Cross. More information is available at the links below:

Admission and Supervision Standards

Traffic Light for Admission Standards

RED

Children 0-6 years old and children 7-9 who DO NOT PASS the facility swim test MUST be accompanied in the water by a parent or guardian who is at least 16 years of age. Direct Supervision Ratio: 0 - 6 years of age 2:1 & 7 - 9 years of age 4:1 Must remain in the shallow end of the pool.

YELLOW

Children age 10+ who DO NOT PASS the facility swim test MUST stay in shallow end. Direct Supervision Ratio 0 - 6 years of age 2:1 & 7 - 9 years of age 4:1

Children 0-6 years of age who PASS the facility swim test MUST be accompanied in the water by a parent or guardian who is at least 16 years of age.

GREEN

Children 7, 8, 9 years of age and over who PASS the facility swim test may be admitted unaccompanied. Permitted in the deep end.

Swim Test

Swim a minimum of 3 widths of the pool of front crawl. (2 widths at F.H. Leslie)

The City of Niagara Falls defines parent or guardian direct supervision as, in the water within arms reach and able to render immediate assistance.

As recommended by the Lifesaving Society and the Coroner's Office the City of Niagara Falls enforces Admission and Supervision Standards. Please review the Admission and Supervision Standards before visiting our Outdoor pools.

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RZone Policy and Incident Reports

The City of Niagara Falls has a policy in place for all of our facilities regarding the enforcement of vandalism, abuse, harassment and more. You can view the policy, brochure and incident report on the Niagara Falls RZone page.