Cameron Heights Pool is open for registered programs, including options for women's only and BE U swim times, and rentals.

Check our swimming calendars

On this page:

  1. Hours
  2. Contact information
  3. Parking and transit
  4. Swimming calendars
  5. Swimming lessons
  6. Single-visit swims
  7. Pool closures and weather policy
  8. Wi-Fi
  9. In the neighbourhood

Hours

Cameron Heights Pool is open only for registered programs and rentals.


Contact information

Address: 301 Charles Street East

Phone number: 519-741-2482


Parking and transit

Free parking is available off Charles Street East or Stirling Ave

These Grand River Transit (GRT) routes stop near Cameron Heights Pool:

Plan your route with GRT’s trip planner.

GRT no longer offers paper bus tickets. Fare payment information is available on their website.

Bike racks are available at Cameron Heights Pool.


Swimming calendars

We offer these swimming programs:

Use the links below to see upcoming swim times on a calendar:

Check our swimming programs page to learn more about a specific program.

Register for a swim time

BE U Swim program

Dedicated swim times for trans and non-binary individuals, as well as their friends and family members to use our pools in a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment.

During BE U Swims, we'll provide added privacy for everyone in attendance. Change rooms will be accessible to everyone, and all swimming attire is acceptable.

Open the accordions below to learn about the program and registration. BE U Swims are also available at Lyle Hallman Pool.

BE U Swim: lane and leisure swim (adults over 18)

Dates: Saturdays between July 9 and September 3

Time: 10:30 a.m. to noon

Swim time for trans and non-binary community members, their friends, families and allies. This swim will include sections of the pool that are set aside for lane swimmers and people looking to swim or water walk or float at their own pace.

Registration

Register for a BE U Swim time on ActiveNet. The swim times at Lyle Hallman Pool are open for drop-ins as well.

Register online

To ensure cost is not a barrier, supports are available through our leisure access program. Visit our leisure access page to learn more and apply.

Women's only swim times

This is a swim for women and girls only. Boys under 7 years old are also welcome. Splash around or practice your swimming skills. Come out and meet new people during this swim guarded by female lifeguards.

Register online

Changing your registration

If you need to change your registration, please do so through ActiveNet or at the pool’s front desk:

  • single-visit programs: up to 11:59 p.m. the day before
  • swimming lessons: seven days before swimming lessons begin

Login to your account and select Transaction and Payment History. Find your swim, click the withdraw button and choose your refund method.


Swimming lessons

Registration for swimming lessons:

  • until December is open now
  • between January and June 2023 opens on December 20, 2022
  • between July and August 2023 opens on June 20, 2023

Register on ActiveNet

Register for swimming lessons or other programs on ActiveNet. Family swims are also available.


Pool closures and weather policy

Pool closures during a program

If staff need to close the pool during a program, we’ll issue a credit in these ways:

  • pre-registered programs: credit to ActiveNet account
  • drop-in programs: complimentary pass, see pool entrance staff

We will not issue refunds or credits if you choose to leave due to light rain or cool weather.

Weather policy

For your safety, we’ll close the pool in these situations:

  • heavy rainfall
  • lightning or thunder

We will keep the pool will remain closed for 30 minutes after staff hear the last bolt or lightning or sound of thunder.

If in doubt, call us to check if we are open.


Wi-Fi

Use your own phone, tablet or computer with our free Wi-Fi. Choose the “Kitchener Public WiFi” network and follow the instructions that show up.


In the neighbourhood

Cameron Heights Pool is a part of Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute.

Kaufman Park is behind Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute. The park has tennis courts, a soccer field and running track.