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Phone Number: (403) 854-3983
Address: 501 3rd Street West

    updated June 25, 2020

    COVID-19 Protocols

    Screening:  When patrons arrive at the pool, they will be screened prior to entry.

    Distancing:  Physical distancing will be enforced (families and cohort families are ok).

    Call Ahead:  Please phone before coming in to see if we have the capacity.

    Other: Please change into your swimming suit at home.  Patrons must shower prior to entry.  After swimming, patrons are asked to shower at home.  These actions will make it easier for social distancing. 

    Pricing: Council approved reductions to the season pass rates for 2020. The updated rates can be found in the FAQ’s below.

    Schedules

    Important Dates

    June 24: Swimming Lesson Registration at the Pool.  1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    June 25: Opening Day Public Swim 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm Free of  Charge!
    June 26, 27 & 28: Public Swim 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    June 29: Morning Lane Swim begins.  7:00 am to 8:30 am.
    June 29: Lane Swim, Deep Water Aquafit, and Lessons begin.
    June 29:  *New – Shallow Water Aquafit Lessons with Crystal.  Public Swimming fee applies.  Drop-in’s welcome!
    Aug 3: Holiday Swim Times: 1-5pm-Public, 5-6pm-Lane swim/Aquafit & 6-8pm-Public swim.
    Aug 6: Garth Hanlon Memorial  Swim
    Sept 7: Closing Date

    Red Cross Lesson Information

    Lessons are dependent upon minimum registration so all will not necessarily offer all levels.  Payment methods available include Cash, Debit, Cheque, e-Transfer and Credit (fees apply)

    2020 Lesson Dates
    June 29-Jul 3:  Private Lessons Only
    June 29 & 30; July 2&3: Bronze Medallion
    July 6-10: Session 1
    July 13-17: Session 2
    July 20-24: Session 3
    July 27-31: Session 4
    Aug 4-7: Private Lessons
    Aug 4-7: Bronze Cross
    Aug 10-14: Session 5
    Private Lessons may be available during the above session dates.

      Lifesaving

      Bronze Medallion: June 29 – 30  July 2-3 ($175)
      Bronze Cross: August 4 – 7 ($140)
      Bronze Medallion/Bronze Cross Combined ($270)

      Bronze Medallion is the first course required to become a lifeguard and is the prerequisite to Bronze Cross which is required to teach swimming lessons. Anyone interested in working at a pool needs to start with this course!

      General Information

      The Hanna Pool & Waterslide is utilized for various activities which include: swimming lessons, public swimming, aqua-fit classes and organized swim activities, just to name a few.

      • Children under 9 years of age MUST be accompanied by a person 12 years of age or older.
      • In the event that there is no pool rental the facility will be closed and there will be no staff at the pool.
      • Alberta Health regulations require that all infants must wear disposable swim diapers while in the pool area.
      • Family Rate includes members of the same immediate family, one of whom is a parent, legal guardian or grandparent accompanying a dependent under the age of 18. Max 2 adults.
      How much does it cost to use the pool?

      Rates

      effective June 2020

      Youth
      6 – 17 years
      Adult
      18 – 64 years
      Senior
      65 + years
      Family
      Must include adult
      Aqua Fitness*
      Single Admission: $5.00 $7.00 $6.00 $15.00 $7.00
      Plunge Cards* (12 admissions): $50.00 $70.00 $60.00 n/a $70.00
      Season Pass*: $95.00 $70  $140.00  $105 $95.00  $70 $245.00  $180

      * Plunge Cards and Season passes can be used for Aqua Fitness

      Group Lessons

      Preschool $40.00
      Levels 1 – 4 $45.00
      Levels  5 – 8 $50.00
      Levels 9 – 10 $60.00
      Adult $70.00
      Advanced $105.00
      Bronze Medallion $175.00
      Bronze Cross $140.00
      Cross/Mediallion Combined $270.00
      National Lifeguard Service Cost Recovery

       Private Lessons

      5 lessons of 30-minute length $82.50
      5 lessons of 45-minute length $115.50
      5 lessons of 60-minute length $154.00

       Locker rentals are $11 / season for a small and $16.50 / season for a large locker.

       Refund Policy

      A full refund, less an administration fee, will be issued if the participant withdraws prior to the date of the first lesson or rental.

      Administration Fee:
      Preschool Levels:  $5.00
      Other Lessons:  $10.00
      Pool Rentals:  $20.00

      Can I rent the pool for a private event?

      Absolutely!  Please contact the pool to find out availability.  Rates are as follows:

      Youth/Family Adult
      0 – 30 people $96.80 / hour $141.90 / hour
      31 – 60 people $147.40 / hour $176.00 / hour
      61+ people $181.50 / hour $226.60 / hour
      Swim Meets $100.00 / hour

       

      Refund Policy

      A full refund, less $20 administration fee will be issued if the renter withdraws prior to the date of the rental.

      How can I register for swimming lessons?

      Registration begins in the middle of May before the pool opens. Be sure to watch the website, the Hanna Herald, social media and if you want to be notified before hand, please sign up for our e-News.  Additional registrations will be accepted at the pool following registration night.

      Do I pay for my five year old child?

      No, rates begin at age 6.  Additional pool rates can be found on the rates page.

      Where do I find the schedules?

      Schedules, once they become available can be found on this page and picked up at the pool or at the Town Office.

      Why must I be at "arms reach" with my child?

      Even though the Town of Hanna employs Lifeguards, they can’t be watching every child all the time.  Your children are ultimately safer if you are nearby to help them in the event they need it.

      My four year old swims like a fish! Way better than my 8 year old! Who decides if they can go in the pool without me? What age or skill level is used?

      According to the National Lifesaving Society, any child 8 and under needs to be accompanied by someone 12 or older and within arms reach.  Staff can administer a ‘swim test’ to assess if the child has the kills to be able to swim unassisted in the water.  If the child, who is 8 or younger is successful, they still need to be accompanies but do not need to be within arms reach.  Please consult with the pool staff for clarification.

      I would like to be able to take my 5 year old grandson to the kiddie pool to play while I read my book in the shade of the covered benches. Do I have to pay?

      Yes, you are still required to pay because you still need to be in the water within arms reach of your child.  The size and abilities of the swimmer may allow a broader use of the pools.  Lifeguards have the ability to assess the skills, abilities and comfort levels.