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School bookings

School group booking request form deadlines:

  • Fall (September – December) school bookings request form deadline is September 1st
  • Winter (January – March) school booking request form deadline is December 1st
  • Spring (April – June) school booking request form deadline in March 1st

Recreation Excellence will review all requests and contact the teacher to confirm the booking. 

Request forms received after the deadline are subject to availability.

Recreation school booking (unstructured play during an existing open swim pool time)

  • One time booking
  • One or more groups of students (35+ students)
  • Open for students in Kindergarten through to grade 12
  • Students can use all available amenities during the existing open swim pool time.
  • Teachers, volunteers or guardians are expected to provide in water supervision for all students under 8 years of age and those that can’t swim, as per the admission policy below:
    • Children under 8 years of age and those that can’t swim must always be actively supervised (in the water, within arms’ reach) of a guardian 14+ years of age or older. Maximum of 3 children to 1 guardian.
Recreation school booking includes:
  • Minimum of 1 hour for your special event
  • Rates based on:
    • number of swimmers
    • additional lifeguards
    • duration of the event
    • special set up and take down
    • additional equipment
    • additional spaces or room rentals
Booking fees:
  • Stan Siwik, Nicholas Sheran, and Fritz Sick Pools:
    • 1 – 35 students = $49.50/hr
    • 36 – 70 students = $98.75/hr
    • 71 – 105 students = $178.75/hr
    • 106 – 141 students = $260.00/hr
    • 142+ students = $338.50+/hr
  • Henderson Outdoor Pool:
    • 1 – 35 students = $237.50/hr
    • 36 – 70 students = $380.50/hr
    • 71 – 105 students = $475.75/hr
    • 106 – 141 students = $570.75/hr
    • 142+ students = $666.25/hr (6 lifeguards)

Rentals are currently not available at Fritz Sick Pool or Henderson Outdoor Pool.

Fill-in the form below to submit your booking request.

SUBMIT BOOKING REQUEST

Swimming lessons school booking

  • Series of bookings (6, 8 or 10 bookings per set of lessons)
  • One or more classes (max 35 students)
  • Students will received swimming instruction from Canadian Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructors
  • Students are grouped together based on swimming ability (beginner, intermediate, or advanced)
  • Students will work on swimming skills, water safety, fitness and have unstructured play time in the pool
  • Teachers, volunteers or guardians are expected to provide in water supervision for all students under 8 years of age and those that can’t swim, as per the admission policy below:
    • Children under 8 years of age and those that can’t swim must always be actively supervised (in the water, within arms’ reach) of a guardian 14+ years of age or older. Maximum of 3 children to 1 guardian.
Swimming lessons school booking includes:
  • Pool space (during open swim times)
  • Minimum of 4 certified instructors/lifeguards
  • Certificate of completion
  • Each visit the students receive:
    • 1 hour of pool time
      • 30 minutes of instructor lead swimming instruction
      • 30 minutes of unstructured swimming
Booking fees (Groups of up to 35 students):
  • $408.00 for a 6 lesson set
  • $544.00 for an 8 lesson set
  • $680.00 for an 10 lesson set

Rentals are currently not available at Fritz Sick Pool or Henderson Outdoor Pool.

Fill-in the form below to submit your booking request.

SUBMIT BOOKING REQUEST

Adapted and therapy school bookings

  • A single or a series of bookings
  • One or more classes (1 – 10 students)
  • Teachers, volunteers or guardians are expected to provide in water supervision for all students under 8 years of age and those that can’t swim, as per the admission policy below:
    • Children under 8 years of age and those that can’t swim must always be actively supervised (in the water, within arms’ reach) of a guardian 14+ years of age or older. Maximum of 3 children to 1 guardian.
Booking fees:
  • $1.50 per student (no charge for the in-water supervisor aide/teacher/guardian)

Rentals are currently not available at Fritz Sick Pool or Henderson Outdoor Pool.

Fill-in the form below to submit your booking request.

SUBMIT BOOKING REQUEST

School District #51 and #4 Lethbridge bookings

In-kind school booking (unstructured play during an existing open swim pool time)

  • A single or a series of bookings
  • One class (up to 35 students)
  • Students can use all available amenities during the existing open swim pool time.
  • Teachers, volunteers or guardians are expected to provide in water supervision for all students under 8 years of age and those that can’t swim, as per the admission policy below:
    • Children under 8 years of age and those that can’t swim must always be actively supervised (in the water, within arms’ reach) of a guardian 14+ years of age or older. Maximum of 3 children to 1 guardian.
  • FREE – exclusively for School District #51 and #4 Lethbridge

Rentals are currently not available at Fritz Sick Pool or Henderson Outdoor Pool.

Fill-in the form below to submit your booking request.

SUBMIT BOOKING REQUEST

Insurance

Rental groups, schools*, clubs and sport organizations are required to provide proof of insurance documentation for a $5 million dollar liability policy listing the following as additional Insureds: 

  • Canadian Recreation Excellence Lethbridge
  • City of Lethbridge
  • Stan Siwik Family Leisure Pool 
  • Nicholas Sheran Family Leisure Pool 
  • Fritz Sick Pool 
  • Henderson Outdoor Pool

*School District #51 and #4 Lethbridge currently meets the annual insurance requirements, as such no further insurance documentation is required. 

Cancellations

Two weeks notice of cancellation is required for full refund. Full fees apply to cancellations less than 14 days.

Additional information

Supervision requirements

Teachers, volunteers or guardians are expected to provide in water supervision for the unstructured play time, for students under 8 years of age and those that can’t swim, as per the admission policy below:

Children under 8 years of age and those that can’t swim must always be actively supervised (in the water, within arms’ reach) of a guardian 14+. Maximum of 3 children to 1 guardian.

 

School booking request form





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