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Kiwanis Leisure Pool

Aquatic Center

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GNB Public Health Guidelines in effect beginning September 22nd - Proof of vaccination for those 12+ required for entry unless medically excempt.  See GNB.ca for more information.

Our Aquatic Center includes two pools, one slide, and two dry saunas. It’s the perfect place to swim some laps, do an aqua fitness class, splash around with the kids, take swimming lessons, and even have a birthday party!

Children 7 and under must have a responsible guardian (16 years and old) in the water, within arms reach at all times, 1 guardian per 2 children.  Children 8 to 12 years old must have a responsible guardian (16 years and old) on the deck, 1 guardian per 3 children. 

Rental Request Form: 

 

Two pools and more

The Flakeboard Therapy Pool is the smaller of our two pools. It is 1m deep all the way through and kept at a higher temperature than the leisure pool, so it’s perfect for relaxing your muscles. This pool contains a bench with jets and is also connected to a small waterslide. The Kiwanis Leisure Pool is the bigger of our two pools. This pool is 25m in length, with the shallow end being 1.2m deep and the deep end dropping to 3m. The temperature in this pool is kept slightly cooler than the therapy pool.

 

Upcoming Courses:

Water Safety Instructor (WSI):

The Garcelon Civic Center will be hosting a Water Safety Instructor (WSI) course this October on the following dates: 

October 23rd, 24th & 31st (10-6 each day)

Prerequisites: Candidates must be 15, and possess a Bronze Cross certification.

The cost for the WSI course is $350 + HST, OR upon signing a 10 week work term agreement, the course is FREE. Please email aquatics@chocolatetown.ca, or call 467-3030 x120 for more information (registration forms can be found in the right-hand column as a fillable document). 

Registration can be completed at: https://ststephen.townsuite.com/events/info?eventid=000000000000372

 

National Lifeguard Service (NLS) & Workplace Standard First Aid (WSFA): 

The Garcelon Civic Center will be hosting it's final National Lifeguard Service/Workplace Standard First Aid combo course of 2021 in November, over the following dates: 

November 5th, 12th & 19th: 4-8PM

November 6th, 13th & 20th: 12-6PM

November 12th & 19th: 12-6PM

November 21st: 10AM-6PM

The cost for the NLS/WSFA course is $290 + HST, OR upon signing an 8 week work term agreement, the course is FREE. Please email aquatics@chocolatetown.ca, or call 467-3030 x120 for more information (registration forms can be found in the right-hand column as a fillable document). 

Registration can be completed at: https://ststephen.townsuite.com/events/info?eventid=000000000000373

 

Swimming lessons

Swimming Lesson times are as listed below for the Fall Session (September 27th-December13th):

 

**Swimming Lessons are CANCELLED over the Thanksgiving weekend**

 

Starfish-Sea Turtle: $50.00 | Sea Otter – Whale: $55.00 | Swim Kids 1-10: $60.00



Ages per level: Starfish: 4 months-1yr, Duck: 1yr-2yrs, Sea Turtle: 2yrs-3yrs,

Sea Otter-Whale: 3yrs-5yrs, Swim Kids 1-10: 5yrs-13yrs



**Please be advised that there WILL NOT be swimming lessons over the Thanksgiving weekend, or on December 8th.**



Times (Parented & Preschool):

Starfish:Monday: 4:15PM-4:45PM, Saturday: 9:05AM-9:35AM & Sunday: 1:00PM-1:30PM

Duck: Monday: 4:50PM-5:20PM, Saturday: 9:40AM-10:10AM & Sunday: 12:25PM-12:55PM

Sea Turtle:Monday: 4:50PM-5:20PM, Saturday: 10:50AM-11:20AM & Sunday: 1:35PM-2:05PM

Sea Otter: Monday: 4:50PM-5:20PM, Wednesday: 4:15PM-4:45PM, Saturday: 9:05AM-9:35AM & 11:25AM-11:55AM, Sunday: 10:05AM-10:35AM

Salamander: Wednesday: 4:15PM-4:45PM, Saturday: 10:50AM-11:20AM, Sunday: 10:40AM-11:10AM, 11:15AM-11:45AM & 1:35PM-2:05PM

Sunfish: Wednesday: 4:15PM-4:45PM, Saturday: 10:15AM-10:45AM, Sunday: 9:30AM-10:00AM

Crocodile:Wednesday: 4:15PM-4:45PM, Sunday: 1:00PM-1:30PM

Whale: Wednesday: 4:15PM-4:45PM, Sunday: 11:50-AM-12:20PM



 

Times (Swim Kids 1-10):

Swim Kids 1: Monday: 5:25PM-5:55PM, Wednesday: 4:50PM-5:20PM, Saturday: 8:30AM-9:00AM, Sunday: 10:05AM-10:35AM

Swim Kids 2: Monday: 4:15PM-4:45PM, Wednesday: 4:50PM-5:20PM, Saturday: 9:40AM-10:10AM, Sunday: 9:30AM-10:00AM

Swim Kids 3: Monday: 5:25PM-5:55PM, Wednesday: 5:25PM-5:55PM, Saturday: 9:40AM-10:10AM, Sunday: 10:05AM-10:35AM

Swim Kids 4: Monday: 5:25-5:55, Wednesday: 4:50-5:20, Saturday: 8:30AM-9:00AM & 10:15AM-10:45AM, Sunday: 10:40AM-11:10AM

Swim Kids 5:  Wednesday: 4:50PM-5:35PM, Saturday: 10:50-11:35, Sunday: 12:25PM-1:10PM

Swim Kids 6:Wednesday: 4:15PM-5:00PM, Saturday: 9:40AM-10:25AM, Sunday: 11:15AM-12:00PM

Swim Kids 7: Monday: 4:15PM-5:00PM, Saturday: 11:25AM-12:10PM & Sunday: 11:50AM-12:35PM

Swim Kids 8:  Monday: 4:15PM-5:00PM, Sunday: 11:50AM-12:35PM

Swim Kids 9/10:  Saturday: 8:30AM-9:15AM & Sunday: 10:40AM-11:25AM



For Registration please go to: https://ststephen.townsuite.com/events/info?eventid=000000000000298

For questions, please call (506) 467-3030 x120, or email aquatics@chocolatetown.ca. 



Our lessons are designed for all ages, ranging from infants (4 months or older) to adults, and we offer three sessions of swimming lessons per year:

  • Fall session (September-December)
  • Winter session (January-March)
  • Spring session (April-June)

Great Barrier Busters

Great Barrier Busters is an all-inclusive one-on-one swimming lesson program for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Global Development Delay, Cerebral Palsy, etc. All of our Barrier Busting instructors have attended both our in-house training course, and will this Spring be attending Autism Swim Canada certified training. We are very proud of this new program, so we are happy to answer any of your questions, try reaching out at either aquatics@chocolatetown.ca, or 467-3030 x120. We hope to have you join us and be a Great Barrier Buster! 

Lifesaving courses

The Aquatic facility offers aquatics courses from both the Canadian Red Cross and the Lifesaving Society, including Red Cross swimming lessons, Red Cross Assistant Lifeguard, Red Cross Lifeguard, as well as Red Cross WSI. From the Lifesaving Society, we offer the entire family of both Bronze (Star, Medallion & Cross) and Patrol Courses (Rookie, Ranger & Star), as well as the National Lifeguard Service award and various other higher level aquatic leadership courses such as NLI, LSI, FAI and SFLI. We also offer our own in-house designed programs, such as a brand-new Junior Lifeguard Program and Lifesaving Sport Clinics (coming soon).

Aqua fitness

The GCC also offers a variety of aqua fitness programs like Aqua Stretch, Aqua Jog and Advanced Aqua Stretch.

Please check our Facebook page for up-to-date cancellations of classes or schedule changes.

 

Membership Fees

 

Pool Bookings

Rental Rates: 

Private/Standard Rates Per Hour:

1-25 Swimmers - One Pool $99, Two Pools $162

26-50 Swimmers - One Pool $121, Two Pools $204

51-75 Swimmers - One Pool $141, Two Pools $245

76-90 Swimmers - One Pool $118, Two Pools $287

91+ Swimmers - Please inquire

Non-Profit/School Rates Per Hour: 

1-25 Swimmers - One Pool $68, Two Pools $121

26-50 Swimmers - One Pool $89, Two Pools $162

51-75 Swimmers - One Pool $110, Two Pools $204

76-90 Swimmers - One Pool $131, Two Pools $245

91+ Swimmers - Please inquire

Prices include HST.

  • The prices shown are subject to change without notice
  • Pool splitting will be considered by the Aquatic Supervisor and the Manager on a case by case basis.
  • When the facility is being booked for a major event, the Manager has the ability to negotiate a specialized contract agreement. Approval will be in writing and signed off by the Manager and the town’s Chief Administrative Officer.

To book the pool, please email aquatics@chocolatetown.ca or call 467-3030 x120.