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Pat Crossman Memorial Aquatic Centre

Welcome to the Pat Crossman Memorial Aquatic Center, a six-lane, 25-metre indoor pool open to the public.

Pool Schedules:  Winter/Spring 2024 Schedule

Swimming Lesson Registration: Registration for Summer swimming lessons begins on May 30th at 10 a.m. To preview the classes available, visit our program page

Employment Opportunities: Looking for a rewarding job? Join our amazing Aquatics team. To apply, please send your resume and a list of your Lifesaving certifications to swim@townofriverview.ca.

Before your visit:

  • Discover convenient memberships with flexible options and savings tailored to meet your swimming needs. Please review our current rates and purchase online.  
  • Ensure the safety of everyone by familiarizing yourself with our admission requirements, including age restrictions and adult supervision policies. Children aged 11 and under must take a swim test to access the deep end independently.
  • All swimmers with hair are required to wear a swim cap at our indoor pool. We have a variety of swim caps available for purchase at our front desk. 

Programs and Activities


I CAN SWIM Lessons - Updates 

Our I Can Swim program was updated in 2023 to better meet your needs. Check out our Placement Chart to find the perfect level for your swimmer.

  • Tots Program: Our new Tots Program is now tailored for different age groups. Tots A is for ages 4 months to 2 years, and Tots B is for ages 2 to 3.5 years.

  • Intro A and Intro B: After Tots, transition to Intro A and then Intro B, perfect for ages 3.5 to 5 years, where swimmers start mastering skills independently.

  • Intro 6+: New to swimming? Try our Intro 6+ course, designed for ages 6 to 14 to build strong foundational skills.

  • Swim Progression: Ages 5 to 14 can progress through I Can Swim 1 to 6, growing skills and confidence so they're safe around water and potential lifeguarding courses.

  • Hand in Hand Program: For swimmers needing extra support, our Hand in Hand program offers tailored assistance. Submit the form before registering, though standard fees apply and availability may vary.

Remember, Intro courses are recommended before I Can Swim 1.


Swimming Experience for Everyone!

  • Lap Swim: For swimmers seeking to build endurance with focused training in the water.
  • Aquafit: A 45-minute guided workout led by one of our wonderful instructors, ensuring a fun and effective workout.
  • Social Swim: For those aged 60 and above, or for parents with little ones aged 2 and under, offering lap and leisure lanes. 
  • Open Swim: For swimmers of all ages, come have fun in the water. Use of diving board and toys is permitted in this swim. Swim Test and Admission requirements apply.
  • Preschool Swim: A perfect opportunity for parents and little ones 4 years and under to enjoy the water in a safe and welcoming environment.


I Can Swim Report Card Portal 

Access our progress report portal to view your digital swimming report at the end of each session. 


Aqua Fitness Classes

Dive into the benefits of water fitness. Our classes are perfect for all levels of experience. Explore our affordable rates.  
 


Competitive Swimming

The Pat Crossman Memorial Aquatic Centre is home to the Codiac Vikings Aquatic Club (CVAC). They offer professional coaching for a variety of ages/abilities.


I Can Swim Program Guide

If you have questions about our facility and our unique swimming lesson program, please check our Program Guide 


Pool Rentals

For pool rental requests, please fill out our contact form. We are currently not offering birthday parties or private pool rentals.


The "Embracing Responsibility Scholarship" – Paving the Way for Lifeguards and Swim Instructors!


The Embracing Responsibility Scholarship was established by the Town of Riverview to recognize the contributions of Barb Hurlbut, who served as the former Aquatics Coordinator for over three decades. Inspired by her enduring legacy of mentoring lifeguards and instilling the values of water safety, this scholarship is designed to support the post secondary pursuits of lifeguards and swim instructors at the Pat Crossman Memorial Aquatic Center. 

Each year, the Embracing Responsibility Scholarship awards $2,000 to a single deserving individual who meets the eligibility requirements. 

Open to all lifeguards and swim instructors currently employed at the pool, this scholarship is a symbol of our commitment to their success.