City of Cambridge offers both recreation swim activities and aquafit classes at all our pools.  All swims are subject to admission rules and capacity restrictions. See fees and memberships for rates.

Schedules

W.G. Johnson Centre

September 9 - December 22

Lane Swim
Lane swim schedule
Day of the WeekTime
Monday

6 to 8 a.m.

11:35 a.m. to 1 p.m.

8:05 to 8:50 p.m.*

Tuesday

6 to 8 a.m.

9 to 9:45 a.m.*

11:35 a.m. to 1 p.m.

8:05 to 8:50 p.m.*

Wednesday

6 to 8 a.m.

9 to 9:45 a.m.*

11:35 a.m. to 1 p.m.

8:05 to 8:50 p.m.*

Thursday

6 to 8 a.m.

9 to 9:45 a.m.*

11:35 a.m to 1 p.m.

8:05 to 8:50 p.m.*

Friday

6 to 8 a.m.

11:35 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday

8 to 8:55 a.m.

3:30 to 5 p.m.

Sunday 8 to 8:55 a.m.

 

Splash Swim
Splash swim schedule
Day of the WeekTime
Monday 10:35 to 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday 3 to 3:55 p.m.
Wednesday 10:35 to 11:30 a.m.
Thursday 3 to 3:55 p.m.

 

Leisure Swim
Leisure swim schedule
Day of the WeekTime
Tuesday 7:05 to 8 p.m.
Thursday 7:05 to 8 p.m.
Friday 7:35 to 9 p.m.
Saturday 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Sunday 2 to 3:30 p.m.

 

AquaCombo
Aquacombo schedule
Day of the WeekTime
Monday

8:10 to 8:55 a.m.

8:05 to 8:50 p.m.

Tuesday

8:10 to 8:55 a.m.

8:05 to 8:50 p.m.

Wednesday

8:10 to 8:55 a.m.

8:05 to 8:50 p.m.

Thursday

8:10 to 8:55 a.m.

8:05 to 8:50 p.m.

Friday 8:10 to 8:55 a.m.
Saturday 8:10 to 8:55 a.m.

 

AquaBility
Aquability schedule
Day of the WeekTime
Tuesday 9 to 9:45 a.m.
Thursday 9 to 9:45 a.m.

 

AquaDeep
Aquadeep schedule
Day of the WeekTime
Wednesday 9 to 9:45 a.m.

 

John Dolson Centre

September 22 - December 22

Lane Swim
Lane swim schedule
Day of the WeekTime
Monday

6:30 to 8 a.m.

11:35 a.m. to 1 p.m.

7:20 to 8:20 p.m.*

Tuesday

11:35 a.m. to 1 p.m.

8:20 to 9:05 p.m.

Wednesday

6:30 to 8 a.m.

11:35 a.m. to 1 p.m.

7:20 to 8:20 p.m.*

Thursday

11:35 a.m. to 1 p.m.

8:20 to 9:05 p.m.

Friday

6:30 to 8 a.m.

11:35 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Leisure Swim
Leisure swim schedule
Day of the WeekTime
Monday

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

7:20 to 8:20 p.m.

Tuesday 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

7:20 to 8:20 p.m.

Thursday 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Friday

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

7:20 to 8:20 p.m.

Saturday

1:30 to 3 p.m.

6 to 7:30 p.m.

Sunday

1:30 to 3 p.m. 

5:30 to 7 p.m.

AquaCombo
Aquacombo schedule
Day of the WeekTime
Monday

9:40 to 10:25 a.m.

1 to 1:45 p.m.

Tuesday

8:45 to 9:30 a.m.

1 to 1:45 p.m.

8:20 to 9:05 p.m.

Wednesday

9:40 to 10:25 a.m.

8:20 to 9:05 p.m.

Thursday

8:45  to 9:30 a.m.

1 to 1:45 p.m.

8:20 to 9:05 p.m.

Friday 8:45 to 9:30 a.m.

 

 AquaChi
AquaChi schedule
Day of the WeekTime
Friday 9:40 to 10:25 a.m.
Creative Aqua Dance
Creative aqua dance schedule
Day of the WeekTime
Monday 8:45 to 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday 8:45 to 9:30 a.m.
 Movement & Improvement
Movement and improvement schedule
Day of the WeekTime
Tuesday 9:35 to 10:25 a.m.
Thursday 9:35 to 10:25 a.m.

Ed Newland Pool

Closed for the season, will reopen Summer 2020!

George Hancock Pool

Closed for the season!

Kinsmen Soper Park Pool

Closed for the season!

Please note that:

  • Scheduled swim times may be shared with other programs
  • The hot tub opens at 6:30 a.m., Monday to Friday at the W.G. Johnson Centre
  • Schedules may change on P.D. Days and holidays (call the Centre for details)

Swim Descriptions

Lane Swim

Lanes are open for lane swimming. Whether you swim slow, medium or fast, we have a lane to suit your needs. Lane etiquette must be followed. 

Splash Swim

Enjoy this opportunity for multi-use of the pool.  Including unstructrured playtime for children accompanied by a caregiver, adult leisure swim and lanes available for lane swim.  The diving board will be open and lifejackets may be used in the deep end. Children under 18 years of age must swim with someone 18 years of age or older. Swim Admission Process stills applies.

Leisure Swim

Come spend time playing and enjoying the water. All ages are welcome and the diving board is open for use. Swim Admission Process applies.

Female-Only Swim

This gender specific swim is for only female participants. No male viewing permitted.

AquaCombo

Water exercise is a good fit for everyBODY. These classes will energize you while they improve your fitness in a gravity-reduced, resistive environment. Each workout includes warm-up, cardiovascular exercise, muscle conditioning and stretch. The AquaCombo class will transition from chest deep to deep water, with the option to work exclusively at your preferred depth.

AquaBility

This class is ideal for older adults, participants with joint pain, pregnant participants, people recovering from injuries or surgeries, or anyone new to aquatic exercise. AquaBility classes will help you improve balance, align and strengthen your core, while eliminating impact. AquaBility participants are welcome to work in either deep or chest deep water.

AquaIntense

This high intensity program includes cardiovascular drills and powerful muscle conditioning exercises.

AquaIntense is a challenging aquatic interval training class, incorporating aerobic and anaerobic work. You will get your heart pumping while you fatigue your muscles.

AquaDeep

Deep water aqua fitness improves balance, while it challenges cardio and core strength in a zero-gravity environment. No swimming skill is required, but you should be comfortable in deep water. Flotation belts are provided.

AquaChi

Tai Chi in the water will focus on tai chi poses, low impact water workout and balance.