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Health, Fitness & Aquatics


Join us in the water: swim lessons for all ages, fitness classes for all abilities, fun for all families!  

The beautiful pools at your YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics facility are constantly full of activity. A range of programming and professional training is offered: there's something for everyone, and you are sure to find what's just right for you.  

Pools are currently open to members only. All Aquatic programs and classes must be booked in advance. 

In summer, our YMCA also works in partnership with the City of Owen Sound to operate the Harrison Park pool.

Pool Admission Requirements

In order to ensure you are completely satisfied with your swim experience, please review our Pool Admission Requirements prior to arrival.

About our Pools

Lane Pool
Our lane pool is an 8 lane, 25 meter pool. Our shallow end is 1.2 meters (4 feet) deep and our deep end is 3.07 meters (10 feet) deep. It is fully accessible by ramp. There is a slide for use during Rec Swims by those who are able to pass our deep end swim test. The temperature is maintained between 83 and 84 degrees F.

Leisure Pool
Our Leisure Pool has a variety of water features for you to enjoy! Try out the bubblers, the whale tail, the launch pod or the water tunnel for some added fun, or relax on our therapy bench which has jets at both low back and foot heights. The pool is fully accessible by ramp and also has large steps as access to the shallow end. The deepest point is 1.3 meters (4.2 feet). The warmer temperature is maintained between 90 and 92 degrees F.

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