Swimming Pool Rentals & Birthday Parties

Swimming Pool Rentals & Birthday Parties

Rental Space
Pool space is available for private rentals at all of our swimming pools. Private rentals are a great way to enjoy a family gathering, or a corporate fun day. For further information, please contact the Program & Operations Coordinator at 709-576-8623 or email recreation@stjohns.ca

To book a party please call the H.G.R. Mews Community Centre at 709-576-8499 or the  Paul Reynolds Community Centre at 709-576-8631. Keep in mind that party slots fill quickly!

Swimming Pool Party rentals include the following:

  • Lifeguard
  • 50 minutes in the swimming pool
  • 60 minutes in the multipurpose room
  • Parents/caregivers can access the multipurpose room for setup during the swimming portion of the rental.

H.G.R. Mews Community Centre / Multipurpose Room
Note: Some time slots may have the option of using gym as well at an additional cost.

Up to 30 Swimmers $126
31 to 45 Swimmers $141
46 to 60 Swimmers $156
61 to 75 Swimmers $171
76 to 100 Swimmers $186
Gym / Multipurpose Room Party (no pool) $126

Paul Reynolds Community Centre

1 to 15 Swimmers $115
15 to 30 Swimmers $145
31 to 45 Swimmers $175
45 to 60 Swimmers $205
61 to 75 Swimmers $235
Gym / Multipurpose Room / Tot Spot Equipment (no pool) (1 to 15 children) $115
Gym / Multipurpose Room (1 to 15 youth) $126

Party Information:

  • Rental costs are based on the number of people attending the pool portion of the party, which includes children and adults in the pool and/or observing on the pool deck. People observing from the observation area are not included in this number.
  • Parties can be booked in person at the H.G.R. Mews Community Centre or the Paul Reynolds Community Centre, or by phoning 709-576-8499 or 709-576-8631 if paying by VISA/Mastercard/American Express.
  • The City of St. John's reserves the right to cancel advance bookings in the event of a program or schedule change. In such a case, a full refund will be granted.
  • All children under the age of eight must be accompanied in the water by a responsible supervisor sixteen years of age or older. One supervisor may be responsible for a maximum of three children under the age of eight.
  • The party room wil be available during the pool portion of the party to allow for set-up and a place for you to leave gifts and supplies. However, the City of St. John's is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • There is absolutely no alcohol or smoking permitted in our facilities at any time.
  • Outside vendors are permitted, however they must have insurance and be approved by the City of St. John's. No private/home inflatables or Nerf toys are allowed to be used due to insurance liability.
  • Decorations are permitted in the party room and must be removed after the party. No tape or tacks allowed on walls.
  • Please check with front desk staff about the availability of appliances at each facility, however appliances such as hot plates and deep fryers cannot be used.
  • Copies of all rules listed above are given to all renters as a contract which must be reviewed and signed prior to the start of the party.
  • Cancellations/refunds must be requested 14 days in advance of the rental. Renters will be responsible for any damages to City property arising.