The City of Niagara Falls strives to offer affordable and safe Aquatic Programs for the entire community. On this page you will find information on the City’s aquatic opportunities for exercise, relaxation, learning and most of all fun!
Splash pads are located at MacBain Community Centre, Niagara Falls Lions Park, FH Leslie Park, Patrick Cummings Memorial Sports Complex, EE Mitchelson and Prince Charles Parks. Open from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Splash pads will be closed September 30th.
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
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.
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.
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 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.
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.