September 23rd, 2020 - Weather Update
Please note that the facility will be opening up today at 1:00pm. All services will run as scheduled.
July 21st, 2020 Covid 19 Update
Thank you everyone for your patience as we work behind the scenes to make the facility safe, adhering to NSHA guidelines, and getting everything ready for booking your appointments. Things will look a little different so we want to give you some information prior to arriving.
ENTRANCE TO FACILITY – Please note that the only entrance to the facility will be through the pool side doors. From here, there will be markers showing you where to wait for your turn. Everyone must be checked in at the front desk and have a space booked in an activity or have an ice rental booked. Should you require accessibility assistance, please phone our front desk upon arrival at 902-869-4141 and we will be happy to assist you at the closest doors to the Fitness Centre.
EXITING THE FACILITY – All patrons will use doors on the Fitness Centre side (Curling Side) to exit the building. Fitness Classes will be held in Studio A and will exit out the Studio A doors to the parking lot. Anyone coming to the pool, will exit out by the main reception desk through the doors marked for Exit.
ONLINE BOOKING – All previous members should of received an email with instructions for accessing their online accounts as well as their families. We can also book over the phone and in person. Should you need further instruction to book online please click on the following links or phone our front desk:
FEES - You will need to purchase a reduced 1 month membership once we open or pay the drop in fee of $5+hst to access booking. The new membership fees are as follows: Adult - $20 +hst; Senior/Youth - $15+hst; Household - $30+hst. Pickleball is free for members and the drop in rate is $2.00 +hst.
MEMBERSHIPS PRIOR TO CLOSURE - All memberships prior to our closing will continue to be placed on hold until we can resume full services. Anyone wishing to attend activities / classes can purchase the one month memberships or a drop in as listed above in Fees.
FITNESS CENTRE – Please note that the first hour will be reserved for Seniors. There will be no Personal Training and no SMART Sessions being offered at this time. Each visit is 1 hour and 15 mins total. After that time, we will close for a deep cleaning of all equipment. Participants will need to come prepared as lockers and showers will not be available for use. We suggest taking a small bag for any belongings you will have on you as we cannot keep anything behind the desk. During Phase 1, some things will not be available for use in the Fitness Centre – dumbbells, mats, balls, small equipment. Please respect the equipment pieces that are marked off as they are marked off to adhere to social distancing requirements.
FITNESS CENTRE BOOKING TIMES – 7:00am – 8:15am (SENIORS ONLY 55+); 9:00am – 10:15am; 11:00am – 12:15pm; 1:00pm – 2:15am; 3:00pm – 4:15pm; 5:00pm – 6:15pm, 7:00pm – 8:15pm. There is a max of 40 participants allowed in the each timeslot.
PICKLEBALL BOOKING TIMES: Please note there is a max of 4 players at a time. You must provide your own equipment and we will only be providing the net. 8:00am – 8:45am; 9:00am – 9:45am; 10:00am – 10:45am; 11:00am – 11:45am; 12:00pm – 12:45pm; 1:00pm – 1:45pm; 2:00pm – 2:45pm; 3:00pm – 3:45pm; 4:00pm – 4:45pm; 5:00pm – 5:45pm; 6:00pm – 6:45pm; 7:00pm – 7:45pm.
SWIM LESSON REPORT CARDS - Please note that these will not be available for pickup at this time. We will need to work with our Aquatics team on retrieving them from Winter lessons and we want to limit the extra traffic into the facility. We will update at a later time when these will be available for pickup.
AQUATICS - We are very excited that the pool will be re-opening on Monday, July 27th! Things will be a little different and the schedule will be more limited during this Phase for the safety of all staff and patrons. The following activities will be available to book:
Lane Swim – Maximum 6 participants (1 person per lane)
Aquafit – Maximum 20 participants, both pools will be available and participants must social distance during class.
Cost for these activities is $5 +hst for a drop in or you can purchase a 1 month paid in full membership. All memberships prior to our closure will continue to be suspended until we can resume full services. You will need a membership set up prior to booking online, otherwise you will be required to pay the drop in fee of $5+hst.
We will also be offering pool rentals of 1 hour at this time for groups of 10. One person will book the time and the other attendees must sign in at the front desk.
Leisure Pool Rental (1 Hour) -$20.00 +hst – Cohort of up to 10 may attend, one person books and the attendees must sign in at the desk (must remain in small pool only).
Large Pool Rental (1 Hour) - $50.00+hst - Cohort of up to 10 may attend, one person books and the attendees must sign in at the desk (must remain in big pool only)
*NOTE, no equipment will be available for use during any programs or rentals, please be sure to bring your own PFD, lifebelt, puddle jumper, fins, goggles, etc if you wish to use it in the pool*
Thank you for your understanding. We thank you for your patience over the last few weeks and we look forward to seeing you on Monday, July 6th!