City reopening additional facilities and wading pools

City reopening additional facilities and wading pools

As of August 4, four more wading pools are reopening:

  • Central Corydon Community Centre, 1 Sir John Franklin Rd.
  • Ducharme Park, 65 Morrow Ave.
  • Turtle Island Neighbourhood Centre, 510 King St.
  • Elmwood Winter Club, 75 Brazier St.

Two more locations will be open today, Thursday, August 6:

  • Bruce Park, 1966 Portage Ave.
  • King Edward & Ness Playground, 334 King Edward St.

Social distancing is required and individuals must maintain a distance of at least two metres from every other individual while queuing to enter the pool, on the pool deck, and in the water; however, this does not apply to people who can demonstrate that they are living together in the same household.

For hours of operation and more information, please visit City of Winnipeg – Wading Pools.

Swimming Lessons

Swimming lessons will resume exclusively at Pan Am Pool, beginning on August 10. Registration for lessons begins on Wednesday, August 5 at 8 a.m. Morning lessons will run between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. Afternoon lessons will run between 4:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

All swimming lessons will be 45 minutes each, with staggered start and end times to help reduce congregations at entrance/exit. To see the full selection of classes being offered, visit Register at leisureONLINE or contact 311.

Facilities Reopening

The following indoor pool facilities will open on Monday, August 10:

  • Margaret Grant Pool, 625 Dalhousie Dr.
  • Seven Oaks Pool, 444 Adsum Dr.
  • St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool, 644 Parkdale St.
  • Sergeant Tommy Prince Place, 90 Sinclair St.

Weight room access in the following recreation and leisure facilities will open on Monday, August 17:

  • Fort Rouge Leisure Centre, 625 Osborne St.
  • Freight House Recreation Centre, #1 – 200 Isabel St.
  • Peguis Trail Health & Fitness Centre, 1400 Rothesay St.
  • Sergeant Tommy Prince Place, 90 Sinclair St.

Residents are encouraged to book swim blocks and fitness blocks prior to arriving at the facilities. Blocks will be offered on a week-by-week basis and reservations can be made up to 30 minutes in advance of the pre-reserved time.

Register at leisureONLINE to reserve an available block, or contact 311 for assistance in registering. Residents can also register on-site for available blocks, as facilities open.

For more information, please visit

Residents are required to self-assess for COVID-19 symptoms. Please do not visit pools or facilities if you are experiencing any symptoms. For more information on the City’s response to COVID-19, see