Welcome Back, Swimmers!

 

Norfolk County is preparing to safely reopen the Annaleise Carr Aquatic Centre on July 26th. Pre-registration begins July 19, 2021 at Noon. 

A number of protocols will be in place to help keep swimmers and the community safe and limit the spread of COVID-19.

Pre-registration is required.

  • Please pre-register and pay for all swims before you arrive at the pool.
  • Registration can be done online via NORA or by telephone at 519-426-8866 Ext 2233.

 

Registration opens at 7 a.m. on then the Monday of the week before. (e.g. Swims for the week of August 2 open Monday, July 26 for registration— see schedules.)

There are no refunds. Changes or cancellations can be done up to 48 hours in advance of your swim for a credit on your account. 

Before you arrive

  • Please pre-register and pay for all swims before you arrive at the pool.
  • Registration can be done online via NORA or by telephone at 519-426-8866 Ext 2233.
  • Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to your swim.
  • Spaces are first-come, first served.
  • Change rooms are unavailable prior to your swim, so please shower and change into your bathing suit before you arrive.  
  • When you arrive, check-in and then go directly out onto the pool deck
  • Please bring indoor or deck shoes to wear around the pool deck. Outdoor shoes will be removed, and taken with you out onto the deck. 
  • After your swim, you may change out of your wet bathing suit into your street clothes.
  • Swim times will be limited, so be prepared to change your routine.
  • Please stay home if you are ill.

What to expect at the pool

  • Anyone entering the facility will be screened prior to being admitted for their program.
  • Please pay attention to the signs and listen to staff instructions.
  • Please check-in at the customer service desk.
  • All swimmers must wear a mask inside the facility as per Ontario law. The mask can be removed when the swimmer enters the pool and must be put back on when getting out of the pool and worn until they exit the facility.
  • Hand sanitization stations will be available and swimmers will need to sanitize their hands upon arrival, leaving the pool deck, and exiting the facility.
  • Lockers will not be available. Swimmers will be designated a chair on the deck to place their things. Please leave all valuables at home or in your car.
  • Bring your own equipment.  Please note that snorkels are not allowed.

  • Swimmers are reminded to keep 2 metres (6 feet) away from other swimmers.
  • Please leave at the conclusion of your program through the designated exit points. Do not shower, re-enter the change rooms (after leaving) or linger on deck.
  • Pool capacity will be reduced to permit physical distancing.
  • Swim Admission Standard will be in effect.

Swim Descriptions and Schedules

Aquafit  ($10.00 per person)

Limited to 20 swimmers

This is an instructor-led program that will help you get fit and have fun 6 days a week.  The program is good for all ages and abilities. Spaces will be available for you to either work out in the shallow end or put a belt on and get fit from the deeper water.  Instructors are trained to accommodate the program for all levels and water depths.  Please join us, listen to some music, meet new people, stay cool, and have fun while you exercise.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:15 AM
Thursday 6:45 PM
Friday 7:15 AM

 

No class on Monday, August 2. 


Open Swim ($5.00 per person)

Limited to 20 swimmers

Open to families and the general public.

Monday, Thursday, Friday 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 7:15 PM
Tuesday 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 6:45 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM

 

There will also be a lane put in during Open Swims for one swimmer. 

No swims on Monday, August 2. 


Lengths  ($5.00 per person)

Limited to 5 swimmers

The pool is divided with lane ropes for swimmers to swim lengths of the pool. One swimmer per lane for the entire swim. 

Pre-registration is required.

Monday, Thursday 7:15 AM, 12:30 PM, 3:30 PM
Tuesday 12:30 PM, 3:30 PM, 7:45 PM
Wednesday 7:15 AM
Friday 8:15 AM, 12:30 PM, 3:30 PM

 

No swims on Monday, August 2. 


Leisure Swim($5.00 per person)

Limited to 20 swimmers

The pool is wide open for you to swim (or float) freely. This swim is recommended for adults and seniors, or those who wish to enjoy just a light dip in the pool.

Pre-registration is required.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:15 AM
Friday  9:15 AM

 

No swims on Monday, August 2. 

 

Family Swim ($10.00 per family)

Limited to 20 swimmers

Open to families only. ALL children must be accompanied in the pool by an adult. COVID-19 restrictions have reduced the number of participants.

Thursday 4:30 PM

 


Mobility ($10 per person)

Limited to 8 swimmers

An instructed class led by our staff. This class works to maintain and increase joint mobility and range of motion. Great for those with arthritis, fibromyalgia, or those who have had joint replacements.

Wednesday 12:30 PM

 

 

Therapy ($5 per person)

Limited to 20 swimmers

A recreational, leisure-style swim. This swim allows time to work on prescribed exercises in the warm water.

Wednesday 1:45 PM

 

 

Customer Service Hours

The Customer Service desk hours are reduced due to COVID-19.

The customer service desk will be limited to phone calls and email correspondence.

For more information, please call 519-426-8866 ext. 2233 or email recreation@norfolkcounty.ca

Fees

All swims are “drop in fee” only.

  • Aquafit & Mobility swims are $10 per participant;
  • Lengths, Therapy, Leisure, and Public swims are $5 per participant.

At this time, there will be no membership passes.