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Admission Policy

Under 7 Years of Age


Ratio of Parent/Guardian to Children - 1:2

Children under 7 years of age must be directly supervised within arms reach of a parent or guardian who is 16 years of age or older. Access is limited to the small pool and lap pool only.
 

7 to 9 Years of Age


Ratio of Parent/Guardian to Children - 1:4

Children 7-9 years of age must pass the Facility "Swim Alone" Test (see below). If they cannot pass the swim test, they must be directly supervised within arms reach of a parent or guardian who is 14 years of age or older.
 

10 Years of Age and Older


Ratio of Parent/Guardian to Children - N/A

Children over 10 years of age may swim without adult supervision.
 

Special Needs (Any Age)


Ratio of Parent/Guardian to Children - 1:1

Swimmers with a serious medical condition should be accompanied by an individual knowledgeable of their condition and responsible for their supervision.
 

Facility “Swim Alone” Test


This can be completed at any time during the swim for any swimmer between 7 and 9 years of age who wishes to swim alone. The swim test involves swimming one width of the big pool (20 metres) using a front or back swim stroke, demonstrating your comfort in the water. This must be completed independently, without stopping or touching the bottom of the pool.

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Contact Us

Phone
705-759-5419

Email
johnrhodespool@cityssm.on.ca

Fax
705-541-7025

TTY
1-877-688-5528

Location
260 Elizabeth Street
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 6J3

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