Programs & Services: Drop-ins

Recreational Swimming

Swimming is a fantastic fitness activity!  For pool users who require additional change room privacy, we suggest using the the Alternative Change Room (in IWC) off the pool deck.  Modesty swimwear (full or partial body covering) is welcome at McMaster. 

Sign up for cancellation notifications via e-mail mcmasterpool@gmail.com or download the McMaster Get Rec'd App. Cancellations are also listed prior to the weekly schedule below.

 

 

Membership Information

For more information: 905-525-9140 x24464 or x27526 mcmasterpool@gmail.com

Recreational Swimming

Activities include: Swimming, Aquatics

Spring Recreation Swim Schedule

  • June 26 - rec swim changed to short course 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • Thurs & Friday June 22/23 - all swims long course
  • Accessible
April 30, 2018 to June 30, 2018

Exceptions to the Schedule

  • Long Course Lengths closed on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 11:30am - 1:30pm
Monday7:30am - 8:30amShallow End Lengths
11:30am - 1:30pmShallow End Lengths, Deep End Leisure
4:00pm - 5:30pmShallow End Lengths
8:00pm - 9:30pmShallow End Lengths
Tuesday7:30am - 8:30amLong Course Lengths
11:30am - 1:30pmLong Course Lengths
4:00pm - 5:30pmLong Course Lengths (2 lanes)
8:30pm - 9:30pmShallow End Lengths
Wednesday7:30am - 8:30amShallow End Lengths
11:30am - 1:30pmShallow End Lengths, Deep End Leisure
1:30pm - 2:30pmWomen Only
4:00pm - 5:30pmShallow End Lengths
8:00pm - 9:30pmShallow End Lengths
Thursday7:30am - 8:30amLong Course Lengths
11:30am - 1:30pmLong Course Lengths
4:00pm - 5:30pmLong Course Lengths (2 lanes)
8:30pm - 9:30pmShallow End Lengths
Friday7:30am - 8:30amShallow End Lengths
8:30am - 9:30amWomen only
11:30am - 1:30pmShallow End Lengths, Deep End Leisure
4:00pm - 5:30pmShallow End Lengths
Sunday2:00pm - 4:00pmShallow End Lengths, Shared with Lessons, Deep End Leisure, Shared with Lessons

Summer Recreation Swim Schedule

  • July 16 - 27 lunch time rec swims change to 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Please note that 2018 Summer Guide is incorrect
  • Accessible
July 1, 2018 to August 24, 2018

Exceptions to the Schedule

  • Women Only closed on Sunday, July 1, 2018 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Shallow End Lengths & Leisure, Deep End Leisure closed on Sunday, July 1, 2018 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Shallow End Lengths closed on Sunday, July 1, 2018 from 7:30am - 8:30am
  • Shallow End Lengths closed on Monday, July 2, 2018 from 7:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Shallow End Lengths closed on Monday, July 2, 2018 from 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Shallow End Lengths, Deep End Leisure closed on Monday, July 2, 2018 from 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Shallow End Lengths closed on Monday, August 6, 2018 from 7:30am - 8:30am
  • Shallow End Lengths closed on Monday, August 6, 2018 from 7:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Shallow End Lengths, Deep End Leisure closed on Monday, August 6, 2018 from 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Shallow End Lengths closed on Monday, August 6, 2018 from 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Monday7:30am - 8:30amShallow End Lengths
12:00pm - 2:00pmShallow End Lengths, Deep End Leisure
4:00pm - 5:30pmShallow End Lengths
7:30pm - 9:00pmShallow End Lengths
Tuesday7:30am - 8:30amLong Course Lengths
12:00pm - 2:00pmShallow End Lengths, Deep End Leisure
4:15pm - 5:30pmLong Course Lengths (2 lanes)
7:30pm - 9:00pmShallow End Lengths
Wednesday7:30am - 8:30amShallow End Lengths
12:00pm - 2:00pmShallow End Lengths, Deep End Leisure
4:00pm - 5:30pmShallow End Lengths
7:30pm - 9:00pmShallow End Lengths
Thursday7:30am - 8:30amLong Course Lengths
12:00pm - 2:00pmShallow End Lengths, Deep End Leisure
4:15pm - 5:30pmLong Course Lengths (2 lanes)
7:30pm - 9:00pmLong Course Lengths
Friday7:30am - 8:30amShallow End Lengths
12:00pm - 2:00pmShallow End Lengths, Deep End Leisure
4:00pm - 5:30pmShallow End Lengths
Sunday1:00pm - 2:00pmWomen Only
2:00pm - 4:00pmShallow End Lengths & Leisure, Deep End Leisure

Facilities

Additional Information

DEEP END WATER RUNNING

Mon - Fri : 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

NO WATER RUNNING DURING LONG COURSE SWIMS

 

Trans Friendly Swims

TRANS FRIENDLY SWIM

Everyone is welcome to join in an open social swim for students and friends. All sexual orientations, and all gender identities are welcome and supported.  The pool will be set up for innertube water polo and other games and activities.

2017/2018 dates:

Saturday, September 30 - 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Saturday, January 13 - 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm (shared with Universities Lifeguard Competition)