Aquatic Centre Opening Information

The East Hants Aquatic Centre is now open!

We are offering:

  • Lane swims
  • Aquafit classes
  • Pod swims of a maximum up to 10 (includes swimmers and guardians)

Please note, our waterslide, climbing wall, diving board, and hot tub will not be available due to current COVID-19 restrictions.

Time slots are available Monday – Saturday – 8am to 8pm.

View Schedule for July 22 to August 8.

*The aquatic centre will not be open on August 3 in observance of Natal Day.

Update – July 27, 2020

We’re almost through our opening week at the East Hants Aquatic Centre. Thanks to all who have booked a lane swim, aquatic fitness program or a pod swim! We’ve had a lot of fun seeing people enjoy the aquatic centre.

After our first week, we’re making a few changes based on feedback from YOU:

  • We are adding Aqua Zumba to our schedule for Wednesday evening 6:30pm to 7:20pm.
  • Aquafit can now use more equipment to provide lots of variety!
  • Lane swimmers can use our pull bouys!
  • Pod Swims will have a basket of toys and a mat.

We are now able to take bookings for lane swimming ages 8 and up. For swimmers aged 8 to 12, a parent must be booked into a lane for swimming or seated on the pool deck.

Registration Information

Book Now

Bookings can be made 72 hours prior to each time slot.

To register, please create an account on our website if you haven’t already. Our Customer Service Representatives will be ready to help you if you need assistance beginning on Monday, July 20, 2020. Please call 902-758-3467 and press 1 for customer service.

You must fill out and answer COVID-19 Screening questions during booking and upon arrival.


Overall Rules

  • Do not register if you suspect that you have COVID-19 or if you have any of the known COVID-19 symptoms. Our staff will be asking health questions upon your arrival.
  • Swim and aquafit capacities have been reduced to allow for social distancing and patrons must practice physical distancing (2 metres or 6 feet) from one another.
  • No refunds will be issued. 
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled start time.
  • No towels or other belongings are permitted on the pool deck.
  • Lifejackets will be available and flutter boards will be available for lane swims.
  • No outside equipment permitted except for goggles. No facemasks or snorkels.
  • We encourage all swimmers to arrive in their bathing suit and leave in their bathing suit to limit time spent in the change rooms.
  • All swimmers must have a soapy shower before entering pool.


How it Works

Lane Swim

  • Fee: $5.00 plus tax
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Must be at least 8 years of age. For swimmers aged 8 to 12, a parent must be booked into a lane for swimming or seated on the pool deck.
  • One swimmer per lane and must swim in the middle of lane.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your swim time.


  • Fee: $5.00 plus tax
  • Duration – 50 minutes
  • No equipment will be used.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your swim time

Pod Swims (groups of 10) – 50.00

  • Fee: $50.00 plus tax
  • Duration – 1 hour
  • One person must register on behalf of the group of 10.
  • Group of 10 includes all swimmers or guardians who wish to watch from pool deck or be in the water as per our pod swim rules (see below).
  • No extra guardians are permitted.
  • Upon arrival you will be asked for names and ages of all 10 attendees.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your swim time.

Pod Swim Rules

  • Children 7 years of age or younger must remain within arm’s reach of a parent or guardian (16+ years) at a ratio of 1 adult for every 2 children (7& under).
  • Youth 8-11 years old must have a parent or guardian included in the group of 10 on the pool deck or in the water.
  • Children 12+ can swim on their own without an adult in the pool or in the aquatic centre.

COVID-19 Information