Aquatic Programs


The Don Stewart Aquatic Centre has altered the schedule to meet the Emerging Wisely guidelines. Swim times must be reserved in advance.  Reservations can be made up to a week in advance and provide the names of all people attending and a contact number. 

To reserve a spot contact the Hay River Community Centre Customer Service Desk. 


If you need to cancel your reservation inform the Customer Service Desk. No-Shows without notice are given strikes and may not be allowed to reserve again after 5 strikes. 

Emerging Wisely Accommodations

Lane Swim

Lane swims offer 3 lanes in the deep end for reservation. Each lane can be booked for 30 minutes at a time. Lane swims are for swimming laps within the lanes. There is no age minimum to this swim provided that patrons are swimming laps. Patrons are also welcome to use the hot tub at this time.

Wading Pool

Wading pool times are shared with lane swims. The wadding pool allows families and youth to swim in the shallow area of the pool. 

Youth Swim

This swim is for ages 7-17. The entire pool is available for use. Only youth between 7 and 17 are allowed at this swim. Parents, guardians, or other adults are able to watch from the chairs by the viewing area. 

Teen Swim

Teen swim is just for ages 13-17. The entire pool is available for use. 

Family Swim

Family swims are for for families or small groups and all ages are welcome. Anyone under the age of 7 must be within arms reach of a parent of guardian at all times. 


Swimming Lessons