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Mississauga Aquatics programs use following descriptions for their swimming programs (excerpt from brochure):
- Adult Leisure Swim
Come out to exercise, socialize or just relax. This swim is limited to 16 years of age and over.
- Family Swim
Children 15 and younger must be accompanied in the pool area by an adult. Please refer to admission standard guidelines.
- Fun Swim
Everyone welcome; please refer to admission standard guidelines.
- Fun WAVE Swim (at Terry Fox pool only)
Everyone welcome. Fun Swim with waves.
- Homework Swim
Swim Instructors will be available to give suggestions and feedback while you and your child practice your instructor recommended items from our swim lesson program.
- Lane Swim
At least one of the pool lanes are available for lap swimming. Recommended for teens/adults â€” lap swimming only.
- Length Swim
A great way to get fit! Students welcome!
- Length Wave Swim (at Terry Fox pool only)
Recommended for swimmers who would like the added challenge to their swim workout in an open water setting. Great for triathlon swim training.
- Parent and Tot
For parents with children 5 years of age and under.
- Open Swim (at River Grove pool only)
Leisure, lap and whirlpool are all open! Please refer to admission standard guidelines.
- Aquatic Leadership Drop-In
Need to work on specific skills, missed a class, want to brush up or try out new items? Come to our Aquatic Leadership Drop-In. Each class will provide time to work on land based skills development and theory, as well as, water skills from Bronze Levels, First Aid and National Lifeguard Service Awards.
Note: Leadership Exams will not be conducted during this time, however, participants will be given performance feedback related to the Lifesaving Society MUST SEES.
- Extreme Water Sports Swim
Kayak â€” Waterpolo â€” Underwater Hockey â€” Snorkel â€” Walk on Water â€” Obstacles; Throwing, Towing, Carrying, Paddling â€” Take on the Waves at Terry Fox pool.
- Swim Lesson Drop-In
Specialty Swim fees apply. If scheduled swim lessons are too difficult to manage in your hectic family life try out our Drop-In Swim Lessons. Instructors will work with participants to develop strong swimming skills.
- Water Sport Drop-In
Fun Swim fees apply. For ages 10 to 17 to come out and participate in water polo, underwater hockey, water basketball, or water volleyball just to name a few.
- Women’s Swim
Recreation opportunities for women and girls.
- Men’s Swim
Recreation opportunities for men and boys.
- Triathlon WAVE Training Drop-In
Terry Fox pool offers the only indoor Open Water Swim Training in the area. This program provides an opportunity for the Triathlete to practice their open water/wave swimming techniques all year round. Coached workout will provide feedback on technique, motivation and tips to swimming in open water. Whether you are an experienced athlete, or want to participate in your first endurance event this program is for you.
- Learn to Kayak Drop-In
Learn the basic of kayaking at Terry Fox pool. Paddle, turn, try rolling, enjoy a game of kayak water polo. Each class will include instruction on the basics of kayaking as well as games and activites to strengthen learned skills.
- Youth Swim
Fun Swim fees apply. For ages 10 to 17 â€” a time for you to enjoy the pool with your friends.