Aquatics

Aquatics at the Boys and Girls Club of Kingston West End Hub

The Boys and Girls Club of Kingston & Area partners with other agencies in the community to deliver Programs out of our facilities. Programs delivered by those agencies and organizations register and enroll participants independently of the Boys and Girls Club of Kingston & Area

Pool Rules & COVID-19 Precautions

Bathers are not permitted to arrive any more than 10 minutes prior to the start of the swim time. Due to other groups arriving, we are limiting the number of people waiting in our lobby at one time.
It is requested that bathers come swim ready, as there is limited access to change rooms and lockers
Bathers will enter the pool via the pool deck and will only be allowed access 5-10 minutes prior to the start of the swim time

Lifejackets/PFD

  • PFDs can be borrowed however no other equipment will be available for use
  • Patrons are encouraged to bring their own goggles and flutter boards etc.
  • Snorkels are not permitted at this time.
  • All used life jackets/PFD's are cleaned/sanitized after each swim
  • The use of swim diapers is required for bathers requiring diapers. Disposable diapers are not permitted in the water

Pool Admissions/Ratios

  • The ratio of children ages 9 and under to caregiver may be a maximum of three bathers to one caregiver (3:1)
  • Children 6 years and under must be accompanied in the water, within arm's reach, by a caregiver 16 years of age or older
  • Children 7 - 9 years of age must be accompanied in the water, within arm's reach by a caregiver 16 years of age or older OR if the child passes the facility swim test the caregiver must be in the pool enclosure
  • Children 10 years of age and older who are swimmers may be admitted to the pool unaccompanied based on the drop-in program description. Those who cannot demonstrate comfort in the water or pass the facility swim test must remain in the shallow end
  • Caregiver or group leaders are responsible for children in their care while in the facility and must directly supervise the children at all times
  • Caregiver or group leaders must be a minimum of 16 years of age

Pool/Swim Capacities

  • Lap Pool: 10 bathers
  • Family Pool: 24 bathers

City of Kingston 

For Information & to Register or Purchase

https://www.cityofkingston.ca/residents/recreation/programs/aquatics

Pool Rules & COVID-19 Precautions

https://www.cityofkingston.ca/residents/recreation/programs/aquatics/public-swim-rules

Contact our Aquatics Coordinator for more information 

David Krasna
Coordinator, Aquatics and Business Development
aquatics@bgckingston.ca

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