Pool Lessons and Programs
*Our Spring/Summer guide is now available, and lesson registration opens March 15th. To view the most up to date information please visit http://www.boldcenter.ca/activellbc or contact Portage Pool at (780) 623-6777.
Checkout our Spring/Summer Programs to see what we have to offer. Our Lesson Transition Guide is available.
Portage Pool is an affiliate of the Lifesaving Society and offers the Lifesaving Society’s Swim for Life and Canadian Swim Patrol programs, lessons beginning as early as 4 months old. The Lifesaving Society Swim program is a national program–if you have taken lessons with the Lifesaving Society elsewhere, or even from another organization, you can take lessons at Portage Pool without losing your progress!
Learn more about Swim for Life and Lifesaving Programs (Canadian Swim Patrol and Bronze level programs), or check out the Lesson Transition Guide for a summary of each level in the programs.
Click the following link to access the Spring/Summer Activity Guide
Adult and Teens Lessons
Our adult and teen swimming lessons are registered programs to provide consistency of instruction and learning progression. All of these programs are instructed by certified swimming instructors, and we work with you to meet your goals.
- Workplace approved first aid courses;
- Lifesaving courses such as the Bronze Medal programs;
- Lifeguard courses and re-certifications;
- Lifesaving instructor training; and
Check out the Community Activity Guide for leadership course listings, or contact Portage Pool to find out how to become a lifeguard and swimming instructor.
Aquafit classes are available as a registered or drop in program, taught by certified aquatic fitness instructors. It’s a full-body workout targeting muscular strength, endurance, and cardiovascular fitness, all while being easy on the joints. You don’t need to know how to swim to participate, meaning that Aquafit is great for all ability levels.