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Live the Aquatic Life at the Golden Swimming Pool!

The Golden Pool is now closed. Thank you for a great season! See you in May, 2019!

Scroll down for information on children's swimming lessons, private lessons and information on how you can take training right here in Golden to become a lifeguard!

For more information, contact us! Email pool@golden.ca or call 250.344.2118

Sign up for swimming lessons and set yourself on the path to success!

The Red Cross has been teaching Canadians water safety and skills for 65 years. Improve swim skills and fitness in a safe, fun and supportive environment by signing up today. Our qualified instructors can help with all ages and ability levels! Click HERE for descriptions of each level.

The Town of Golden reserves the right to combine or cancel classes due to low numbers.Every attempt will be made to contact participants regarding changes. Please bring your lesson report cards to the first lesson and give them to your instructor.

Private Lessons are for:
  • Swimmers who prefer one-on-one attention
  • Kids who require extra practice time to master skills introduced during regular swim lesssons
  • Adults who want to improve stroke technique, efficiency and fitness
  • Anyone who wants to become a better swimmer!
  • To sign up or for more info, email pool@golden.ca or call 250-344-2118

Become a Lifeguard
group-underwater-5.jpgAre you looking for leadership experience? Get certified as a lifeguard. With these certifications you open doors to work anywhere in Canada - including the GSP! Earn high school credits through the training, get a job that pays a competitive wage, work outside, teach people water survival skills, and be proud to be a part of a team that works hard and has lots of fun!

Importantly, residents can take training right here at home! This is great news for people – especially youth – who aren’t sure what they want to do in terms of a career path.

Click HERE for full descriptions of the courses and check back in the Spring to see when we are offering courses in 2019.

Want to get active? Join Aquafit! 

Aquafit-Photo-(1).JPGAquafit is a group exercise class in the water for mature youth, adults, and seniors. Expect a variety of cardio, strength, and flexibility exercises that you can modify according to your own fitness level and ability.

There are many options given by the instructor for each movement to make it easy, medium, or harder.

The great thing about it is that in addition to the standard benefits of any exercise, the water supports your body and reduces the risk of muscle or joint injury.