July 22, 2020 Update
Please note that we continue to monitor and follow COVID-19 recommendations from the provincial and local health authorities. As such, we are required to adjust our participation numbers based on the guidelines of provincial opening phases. A maximum of 16 swimmers will only be allowed during each swim time. We thank you for your patience and understanding.
This is a recreational swim time for individuals who have a disability (only) and their families - an opportunity to laugh, splash and have fun together. In order to qualify for “Family Swim”, at least one person in attendance must be under 18 yrs. old. Passes will not be accepted at this time, you must register and pay in advance. Drop ins are not accepted. Adults must register for our “Quiet Swim” program.
Swimmers may arrive 10 minutes prior to the swim. You will be required to go through a screening before entry into the building. Changerooms are available only if needed for access to change beds and ceiling lifts. Lifeguards will not be enforcing social distancing, you must ensure you keep 2 metres away from anyone not in your social circle. Washrooms will only be provided when necessary. If you feel unwell, please withdraw from the swim before it starts, we will be happy to credit your account for next time.
How to Register:
Visit www.hollandbloorview.ca/swim and click on the link to “Register for our Programs”. From the Online Registration page click on “Create an Account” to sign up for your online account. Enter an adult first and then click on “Create account and add family Member” to add your child/ren. Please be sure to check off the two boxes “Periodic emails and mail updates” to receive future communication regarding program information.
Once an account is created, Search for the program name ‘Family Swim’ and register each family member who will be attending the swim. Pay for the program on the secure registration page (Visa, MasterCard, American Express are accepted) in order to complete your registration. You will receive an email confirming your enrolment.
Dates and Times:
Mondays 6:45-7:30 p.m. (September 27 to December 20)
Saturdays 1:30-2:15 p.m. (October 2 to December 4)
Pool Closures on Saturday October 9 and Monday October 11
$3.25 + HST per person. Each person in attendance counts as a visit.
Water temperature in pools can fluctuate throughout the day in response to a number of unpredictable variables such as chemical and water levels and bather load. Participants can expect an average temperature of 92°, with variation slightly above or below this target being possible.