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This facility is 82 feet long and 28 feet wide. The shallow end (20 x 28 feet) is only 2 1/2 feet deep. The pool then slopes down to a depth of 5 1/2 feet over the next 20 feet. The deep end (42 x 28 feet) is 5 1/2 feet deep. The pool is heated and a comfortable temperature will be maintained. Due to the depth of the pool, diving will not be taught or allowed. A complete schedule of instruction using the Life Saving Society swimming program will be offered. This includes parent and tot, school age, adults, and life saving. There will also be recreational swim times for youth, teens, adults, and family. Pool rentals and private lessons will be available where pool schedule permits.
The Barrington Municipal Pool is scheduled to open in June. Please note that the pool will not be open the evenings of BMHS Prom, and BMHS graduation.
In June, the pool will be available to rent 7 days a week, while not in conflict with the June schedule of public swims or other scheduled events. This also depends on availability of qualified staff to lifeguard. To book a rental or to ask any question, call the Aquatic Coordinator, at 637-2903 (for the month of June).
The pool can be rented on an hourly basis, at the above hours, throughout July and August. Call the pool office, 637-2885 to make arrangements. The pool will be closed on July 1. The pool will be closed on July 1 and on the civic holiday, August 5.
Cost for one hour rental is $76 / hour (HST included). There will be 2 life guards on duty per rental.
If you wish to use the Sherose Island Recreation Centre before or after the swim, for a birthday party, it will cost $30 (HST included). Please call the recreation dept. to make arrangements. 902 637-2015.
Each session will be comprised of 10 lessons offered at the same time Monday – Friday. Week long lessons (5 lessons) are available at 1/2 the cost.
Private/Semi Private Lessons will be offered to those who wish to work with a swimming instructor on a non-group basis. Please phone the pool for further details. 902-637-2885