East Hants Swimming Pool

The Municipality operates a six lane, 25 metre, indoor Swimming Pool in Milford.

The Pool offers all levels of swim and leadership classes, recreational and family swims, aquatic fitness and lane swims, as well as, diving, swim team, parent classes and group rentals.


Friday Open Swims update: On Friday December 2nd, the Open Swim from 6:30 – 8:00pm will be cancelled due to swim program changes. Join us for FREE swims sponsored by Milford Lions and Youth Links on Friday December 9th and 16th.


General Inquiries?


2017 Winter Swim Programs and Schedules

Winter 2017 Registration 

 In Person:

Date: Saturday December 10, 2016   Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Location: Lloyd E. Matheson Centre, 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale

*Registrations will not be accepted by phone or at the Pool on Dec. 10.


  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit
  • Cheque


Registration will be accepted by phone and at the pool starting on December 12th with Visa or Mastercard:

(902) 758-3467, press 2

Swim Instructor Course

The Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor course prepares the instructor to teach and evaluate the swimming strokes and related skills found in the Lifesaving Society Swim for Life program.

Prerequisite:  Bronze Cross and be 15 years old

Dates & Times:  

December 9th, 2016     4:00pm – 8:00pm

December 11th, 2016   11:00am – 7:00pm

December 17th, 2016   11:00am – 7:00pm

Participants must attend all dates to complete the certification.

Cost:  $200.00

Call the East Hants Swimming Pool to register.

Holiday Swim Schedule for December 27th – 30th, 2016

The East Hants Swimming pool will be closed December 24 -26th, 2016 and December 31 – Jan 2, 2017.  Check out the Recreational Swim schedule for times between December 27 and 30, 2016.

Free Swims:

Milford & District Lions FREE SWIM – 2nd Friday of each month – December 9th, 2016

East Hants Youth Links FREE SWIM – 3rd Friday of each month – December 16th, 2016

Lifesaving Sport League – Free After School Program for ages 13-15

This program focuses on fun and fitness while introducing participants to Lifesaving Sport – a sport recognized by the international Olympic Committee.


Participants will be introduced to lifesaving techniques, practice rescues and strengthen their swimming skills with opportunities to compete in competitions throughout the sessions.

Thursdays – 3:30-4:30pm during the School year (November  – June)

A Healthy snack is provided.

To register call the pool at (902) 758-3467 and press 2.

Space is limited.

This free program was made possible through funding from the Nova Scotia Thrive! initiative.


School In-Service Day Camps @ the pool

Fun activities, swimming, arts and crafts and more!

Ages 5 and up

8:30am – 4:30pm

$25.00 per day – bring your own lunch and snacks

Space is limited!  To register phone (902) 758-3467 and press 2

Upcoming Dates:

January 30th,2016



Financial assistance is available to families who need it, so kids have the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities and sports.  Funding is provided through the Jumpstart program.  Apply Online.


Vacant – Aquatic Specialist

Vacant – Aquatic Leader

Gwen Campbell – Administrative Assistant

For more information, please contact us.