Swim Schedules

Swim Schedules

Swim schedules are subject to change. To confirm the daily schedule:

  • Swim and Fitness Line - H.G.R. Mews Community Centre: 576-8408
  • Swim and Fitness Line - Paul Reynolds Community Centre: 576-8155
  • Email recreation@stjohns.ca

Wristbands must be worn by everyone in the pool. Receive your wristband from the front desk staff.

Swim Descriptions and COVID rules & precautions
Fitness schedules (aquatics and gym) 

H.G.R. Mews Community Centre
Paul Reynolds Community Centre
Bannerman Park
Bowring Park


H.G.R. Mews Community Centre, 40 Mundy Pond Road (Steam and Sauna are closed.)
Mews Swim Schedule Summer 2020

Paul Reynolds Community Centre, 35 Carrick Drive
Paul Reynolds Pool Schedule Summer 2020

Bannerman Park
Bannerman Park Pool Schedule Summer 2020

Bowring Park
Bowring Park Pool Schedule Summer 2020


Swim Time Changes and Cancellations

We are unable to transfer patrons to another swim time or provide refunds or credits for missed swims. Once payment is processed online, it is considered a commitment to swim and changes cannot be made. If you do not show up within the first 20 minutes of a swim, your ticket may be considered forfeited.


Complimentary Fitness and Swim Passes

We are unable to accept complimentary swim and fitness passes at this time.


Age Drop In 10 pass 20 pass 30 pass
Under 2 $3 n/a n/a n/a
Youth Ages 3-18 & Senior 65+ $3 n/a $50 n/a
Adult 19+ $3 n/a n/a n/a
Outdoor Pools
Bannerman and Bowring Park
FREE n/a n/a n/a


50+ Lane
Lane swimming is available, maximum of 3 swimmers per lane or 3 swimmers if you are in the same bubble. For swimmers over the age of 50.

Lane Swim
Choose the appropriate lane - slow, medium or fast - based on ability. Lane swimming is available, maximum of 3 swimmers per lane. Suitable for swimmers over the age of 12.  

Bubble Swim
Leisure space is available for families/bubbles. Children 12 and under must always be accompanied in the water by a 19+ year-old who must remain in the water at arms-length. Adults are responsible to ensure physical distancing of those not in your bubble is always maintained. Maximum 3 children to 1 supervisor.

COVID-19 Regulations & Swimming
 Regulations announced by the provincial government for Alert Level 2 will mean some changes in the way City pools operate. For all changes please read our Reopening Plans 2020 document.

  • Children 12 years of age an under must always be accompanied by an adult supervisor (19+). To allow as many people as possible to access the pool during the day, patrons are asked to be prepared to get in and out of the water quickly and leave the site immediately after exiting the water.  
  • Swimming pool capacities in Alert Level 2 are 50 persons total, including staff, depending on the site.
  • All swimmers will be asked to sign in with a name and contact info. Pre-Registration is recommended or required for indoor facilities.  Details can be found here {link to reopening document)
  • Swimmers will be expected to stay within their bubble during a swim and keep a physical distance of at least 6 feet away from others not in your bubble in the water on the deck, shower & washroom areas. 
  • Washrooms are available at the outdoor swimming pools but there is no access to lockers or change-stalls. Space is available on the pool deck for personal belongings. Staff are unable to hold belongings for you, so do not bring valuables with you.  
  • Showers are to be taken prior to getting in the water as required in the Public Pool regulations. Shower facilities are not available after swimming; therefore, it is recommended you come dressed and ready to participate. Please note showers are not heated at outdoor swimming pools.
  • Equipment will not be available at any site until further notice except for lifejackets and fitness belts, which are limited.
  • Patrons may bring their own lifejackets, kickboards, flippers, hand-paddles, and pull-buoys. These items are not to be shared with anyone outside your personal bubble. Please do NOT bring any floats or inflatables to the pool, they will be denied.   
  • Accessible equipment is available including chair lifts and water wheelchairs (PRCC). Staff will clean any accessible equipment after each use. Patrons who require assistance must wear a mask while less than 6 feet (2 metres) from staff. Masks are to be removed as soon as the swimmer enters the water. 
  • Day camp, community group bookings are not available.
  • Rental space is very limited. Please call 576-8623 to inquire about renting a pool.
  • The tot/wading pool, diving board and waterslide are unavailable at Bowring Park Pool until further notice. Waterslides, diving boards and play structures are unavailable at Mews and PRCC until further notice.
  • Limited swimming birthday party spaces are available at the H.G.R. Mews Community Centre. Please call 576-8499 to check availability.
  • Please keep a physical distance of at least 6 feet (2 metres) from lifeguard staff when possible. Our lifeguards are still rescue ready and willing to help you as always. If physical distancing cannot be maintained, our lifeguards are trained to ensure everyone’s safety.