The City of Cambridge offers recreation swim activities at our two indoor pools.  All swims are subject to admission rules. See fees and memberships for rates.

Current closures

There are no pool closures at this time. View swim schedules to join us at our pools!

Fall Schedule

As a result of lifeguard shortages nationwide, fall programming at indoor City pools will have a minor service reduction during mainly early mornings. Please be sure to review updated swim schedules below.  

We apologize for any inconvenience and are working hard to increase staffing and reinstate programming. 

W.G. Johnson Centre
Lane Swim
Lane swim schedule
Day of the week Time
Monday

6 to 7:50 a.m.

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tuesday

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wednesday

6 to 7:50 a.m.

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thursday

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Friday

6 to 7:50 a.m.

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday

4 to 5 p.m.

Sunday

8 to 9 a.m.

Splash Swim
Splash swim schedule
Day of the week Time
Monday

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday

3 to 4 p.m.

Wednesday

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Thursday

3 to 4 p.m.

Friday

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

 Leisure Swim
Leisure swim schedule
Day of the week Time
Wednesday

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Saturday

2 to 4 p.m.

Sunday

2 to 4 p.m.

 Adapted Leisure Swim
Adapted Leisure swim schedule
Day of the week Time
Monday

1:30 to 3 p.m.

AquaCombo
Aquacombo swim schedule
Day of the week Time
Monday

8 to 8:45 a.m.

8 to 8:45 p.m.

Tuesday

8 to 8:45 a.m.

8 to 8:45 p.m.

Wednesday

8 to 8:45 a.m.

8 to 8:45 p.m.

Thursday

8 to 8:45 a.m.

8 to 8:45 p.m.

Friday

8 to 8:45 a.m.

Saturday

8 to 8:45 a.m.

AquaBility
Aquability swim schedule
Day of the week Time
Tuesday

9 to 9:45 a.m.

Thursday

9 to 9:45 a.m.

AquaDeep
Aquadeep swim schedule
Day of the week Time
Monday

9 to 9:45 a.m.

Friday

9 to 9:45 a.m.

John Dolson Centre
Lane Swim
Lane swim schedule
Day of the week Time
Monday

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

8 to 9 p.m.

Tuesday

12 to 1 p.m.

8 to 9 p.m.

Wednesday

8 to 9 p.m.

Thursday

12 to 1 p.m.

8 to 9 p.m.

Friday

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Splash Swim
Splash swim schedule
Day of the week Time
Tuesday

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Thursday

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Women's Only Splash Swim
Women's Only Leisure swim schedule
Day of the week Time
Sunday

11 am to 12 p.m.

Leisure Swim
Leisure swim schedule
Day of the week Time
Saturday

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Sunday

1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

AquaCombo
Aquacombo swim schedule
Day of the week Time
Monday

9 to 9:45 a.m.

10 to 10:45 a.m.

1:15 to 2 p.m.

Tuesday

8 to 8:45 a.m.

9 to 9:45 a.m.

1:15 to 2 p.m.

Thursday

8 to 8:45 a.m.

9 to 9:45 a.m.

1:15 to 2 p.m.

Friday

9 to 9:45 a.m.

10 to 10:45 a.m.

AquaBility
Leisure swim schedule
Day of the week Time
Tuesday

10 to 10:45 a.m.

Thursday

10 to 10:45 a.m.

Ed Newland Pool
Closed for the 2022 season, reopening June 2023!
George Hancock Pool
Closed for the 2022 season, reopening June 2023!

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 unstructured playtime for children accompanied by a caregiver, adult leisure swim and lanes available for lane swim.  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 still 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.

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.

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.  AquaDeep can provide a new challenge to your land based training, or expand your aqua fitness skills.

AquaBility

This class is ideal for 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, and adapt exercises as required to suit their specific needs and exercise abilities.  AquaBility participants are welcome to work in either deep or chest deep water.

Adapted Leisure Swim - "New"

An open swim opportunity for children, youth and adults with diverse abilities to participate in a fun, supportive and supervised water environment.  The diving board, spa and sauna is open for use; and two lanes will be available for swimming lengths. Swim Admission Process applies.

Women's Only Splash Swim - "New"

To create a safe space, participation is only open to women caregivers and their children.  This is multi-use of the pool including the diving board, spa and sauna is open for use; and two lanes will be available for swimming lengths. Swim Admission Process applies.