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Effective Nov. 1, 2023, clients and families, visitors, vendors and staff are required to wear a mask while moving throughout the hospital, including while in elevators, in spaces where clients receive care or participate in research. A medical grade mask will be available upon entry.

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There are many different programs offered in the pool during the day, evening and over the weekend at Holland Bloorview. Volunteer skill requirements vary according to the program.


Swim School lessons

Minimum age: 14 or 15 with Bronze Cross/Bronze Medallion or 16 years of age with proficient swimming skills

  • Saturday through Thursday, weekend mornings and afternoons and weekday afternoons and evenings

Teen strokes/adult swim

Minimum Age: 16 years of age

  • Times vary each year. Shifts are in the evenings.