East Hants Swimming Pool

Our Facility

The Municipality operates a 6-lane, 25 metre swimming pool located in Milford, N.S. Our facility offers all levels of swim and leadership classes, recreational and family swims, aquatic fitness and lane swims, as well as parent classes and group rentals. Our diving board, tarzan rope and slides are available during open swims and rental times.


Schedule Changes

Our Fall hours are currently in effect. Click here to view our hours.

Holiday Hours:

December 24, 25 and 26 Closed
December 27, 28 and 29 Noon Swim 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Open Swim 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
December 30 Open Swim 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
December 31 Lane Swim 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Family Swim 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
January 1 Closed

Note: Fitness classes on Dec 27, 28, 29 are cancelled.

General Inquiries?


Winter Registration

Registration for our Winter 2018 programs will begin Saturday, December 16th at the Lloyd E. Matheson Building in Elmsdale.

In Person:

Saturday December 16, 2017

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Lloyd E Matheson Centre, 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale

In-person at the pool or by phone:

Starting Sunday December 17 at 1:00 pm

(902) 758-3467, press 2

  • Register in-person at the pool with cash, cheque, credit or debit
  • Register over the phone with Visa or Mastercard

Upcoming FREE Swims!

East Hants Youth Links and Milford and District Lions Club sponsor a free swim every month! Thank you to both groups for continuing to support community recreation!

November FREE Swims

Lions Swim: Friday, December 8th 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Youth Links Swim: Friday, December 15th 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

*Parents and guardians are reminded that they must accompany any children under 132 cm (52 inches) IN the water.


Lifesaving Sport

This FREE program is for youth aged 10-15. Participants learn the basics of lifesaving sport and are given the opportunity to compete in competitions across the province.

Thursday’s from 3:30-4:30. Snack included!

To register, please call: (902) 758-3467, press 2


In-Service Activity Day Camps

We offer Swim Camps during the school in-service days. Click here for more information.

Our next camp in Friday, November 17th

To register, please call: (902) 758-3467, press 2


Accessing Financial Assistance 

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.


Pool Staff 

Adam Clarkson – Manager of Aquatics and Recreation

Melissa Wentworth – Acting Aquatic Specialist

Amy Brown– Aquatic Leader

Gwen Campbell – Administrative Assistant

For more information, please contact us.