Recreation

Winkler Aquatic Centre
TO REGISTER FOR SWIMMING LESSONS, CLICK HERE.

The Winkler Aquatic Centre at 590 Park Street features a twisty waterslide, speed slides, diving boards, hot tubs, zero-depth beach entry, spray park, family change rooms with in-floor heating, and vending machines.

The Winkler Aquatic Centre is scheduled to open on Thursday, May 25.  We look forward to seeing you at the pool in the Summer, 2017!!

2017 Pool Schedule
For the Winkler Aquatic Centre Schedule click here.  Updated May 30, 2017

2017 Swimming Lessons
Click here for the final Swimming Lesson Schedule

Swimming Lesson will take place on Tuesday, May 2 (Winkler residents only) and Wednesday, May 3 (All).  Online registration will open at noon each day.  In person assistance will be available at the Winkler Arena from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Swimming Lesson Reminders:
  • To register for swimming lessons, all families will require a MaxGalaxy account.  To create an account click here.  If an account has already been created but you forget the password, please contact the Aquatic Centre at 204-325-8212.
  • Day 1 of Swimming Lesson Registration is for Winkler Residents only.  Anyone caught violating this rule will be removed from the Swimming Lesson with no refund.
  • Swimming Lessons will run Monday to Friday for two weeks, with the exception of Sessions 3 & 6 which are one-week enhanced sessions.  Lessons will take place from June - August.
  • A $5 administration fee will be applied to any class switch.  All refunds are subject to a $25 administration fee.  If a class is cancelled by the Winkler Aquatic Centre, participants will receive a full refund. 
Swim Lesson fees are as follows:
Level
Length
Cost
Pre-School Lessons
1/2 hour
$65
Jellyfish & Dolphin
1/2 hour
$65
Levels 1-4
1/2 hour
$65 ($60 for Session 3)
Levels 5-8
3/4 hour
$70 ($65 for Session 3)
Levels 9-10
1 hour
$75 ($70 for Session 3)
Adult Lessons
1 hour
$75 ($70 for Session 3)
Private Lessons (Session 7, 1-on-1 Class)
1/2 hour
$100
Bronze Medallion
2 hours
TBD
Bronze Cross & First Aid
2 hours
TBD

Leadership Courses
Water Safety Instructor Course - Cost $324.17
June 25, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm                      Skills Evaluation 1
June 25 - July 21                                        Online Component
TBD                                                            Co-Teach Component
July 21 - July 23, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm          Class & Pool Component

WSI Re-cert - Cost $91.67
May 28, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

NLS - Cost $369.00
July 7-9 & July 14-16
Friday, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Sunday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

NLS Re-cert - Cost $110
May 30, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Standard First Aid w/ CPR-C - Cost $115 w/o barrier device, $127 with barrier device
May 13 & 14, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Special Programs
Parent & Tot Swim - Friday, noon-1:00 pm
Early Bird Swim - Monday to Friday, 7:00 am
English Channel - Monday to Thursday, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Water Polo - Tuesday, 9:00 - 10:00 pm
Adult Swim - Wednesday, 9:00 - 10:00 pm
Aquafit - See schedule

If you would like more information about any of our Aquatic Centre Programs, please contact the Winkler Aquatic Centre at 204-325-8212