Municipal Pool

  • Pool Office Phone – 902-637-2885
  • Recreation Department – 902-637-2015

poolThis 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.

Pool Weekly Schedule

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.

June Pool Schedule for Public Swims

June Pool Schedule

July and August Pool Schedule for Public Swims

July August Pool Schedule


Costs of Public Swims

  • Adults (18 yrs. +) $5.00
  • Teen (13 – 17) $4.00
  • Youth (5 – 12) $3.00
  • Preschool FREE
  • Family Rate $10.00 (includes immediate related members)

June Pool Rental Times

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).

July and August Pool Rental Times

Pool Rentals

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.

Pool Rental Cost: 

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.

Swimming Lessons

  • 30 Minute class $50.00/session for 2 weeks
  • Each additional child 30 minutes class $41 for 2 week session
  • 45 minute class $63.00/ session for a 2 week session
  • Each additional child 45 mins classes  $54 for a 2 week session

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


  • Private/Semi Private Cost
  • $12.00 per 30 minutes
  • $18.00 for 45 minutes
  • $23.00 for 60 minutes