GPRC Fairview Campus Heart of the Peace

Swimming Lessons & Programs

Book your swim time by contacting pool reception at 780-835-2812 ext. 3 (Wednesday – Sunday | 10:00am – 6:00pm) and ensure to complete the COVID-19 Prescreen before entering the building and have your email QR Code ready for scanning

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No lessons will be held on Statutory Holidays. Any lessons that would have a lesson date normally fall on a holiday will be prorated.

Swimming Lessons

Registrations are on hold at this time for full class lessons, ONLY one-one-one Lessons|Training available.

Call the Fairview Aquatic Centre 780-835-2812 ext. 3

Wednesday - Sunday | 10:00am - 6:00pm

Swimming Lesson Guidelines & Expectations

·        All swim lessons are by pre-registration only
·        Payment must be received at the time of registration to book your spot
·        Due to Covid-19 Red Cross requires all Preschool (age 3-5yr) & Level 1/2/3 (age 5-7yr) participants to have a responsible adult age 18+ in the water and with the child throughout the class (No Lessons available for this age group at this time).  Levels 4-10 do not require an adult in the water
·        An access authorized Covid-19 assessment is required for both the participant and the adult.  If they both reside in the same residence only one form is required if the answers for both are all the same
·        Access authorized Covid-19 assessment is required for every lesson attended
·        Instructors are required to remain on the deck wearing a face shield unless doing a quick in-water demonstration
·        No spectators allowed in the viewing area


Suitable for swimmers of any age who want to improve their overall physical fitness in the water. Instructor will provide a structured lesson based on Red Cross Swim Programs including interval training.
Age: 13+


Instructor will work with participant on swimming skills they want to work on. These sessions are suitable for children 8+ in age who have completed Level 4 Swim Kids or adults who want to improve on areas of swimming. Note: this is not meant to fast track through regular lessons


Instructor will provide personal safety lesson based on Red Cross Water Safety criteria. Learn how to read water, use rescue devices, to keep yourself safe in, on and around water - suitable for children 8+ who have completed Level 4 Swim Kids and are comfortable in the deep water. Learn to survive in unexpected fall into water situations

Aqua Aerobics
Aqua Aerobics

Instructor will take you through a 30-minute workout. Options will include shallow water, deep water aerobics; water walking and finning program available on request


No Programs Available (at this time)

Parent & Tot (6 months-3yrs.) | 6 classes

Lessons not available at this time

Preschool (3-5 yrs.)   
**Now requires an adult in the water**

Lessons not available at this time

Level 1/2/3 (age 5-7 yrs.) 
**Now requires an adult in the water**

Lessons not available at this time

Level 4/5/6 (age 8+)

Lessons not available at this time

Level 7/8/9/10 (age 8+)

Lessons not available at this time

Junior Lifesavers Club

| No JLC currently scheduled |

Program not available at this time


A program for youth offering injury prevention education, water safety skills and basic Lifesaver knowledge in a positive environment. Backed with lots of ways to have fun, stay fit and be active in the water. *Based on Red Cross Youth Swim and Sports program.

Prerequisite: Age 10+ Must be competent swimmer and comfortable in deep end

Important Notice

Program times, dates & details are subject to change without notice. For up to date information on any pool classes or programs, please phone Pool Reception.

Private & Special Needs Lessons

Private lessons are available based on staffing availability at time of request. Private lessons are intended to assist with stroke improvement. One-on-one instruction can also help with individuals who are "scared stiff". Please note that private lessons do not replace or fast track our regularly scheduled "Red Cross" lessons. Call pool reception to register.

We are an all-inclusive facility!

We offer individualized lessons to persons with special needs. Please call reception to arrange for a consultation.

Lifeguard Courses

Program not available at this time

Bronze Medallion

Prerequisite: 13 years of age & competent swimmer

Program includes a timed swim of 20 lengths in 15 minutes or less COSTS - $130.00 (includes price of book & GST) |

Bronze Cross

Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion

Program includes a timed swim of 24 lengths in 18 minutes or less. | COSTS - $130.00 (includes GST) additional $40.00 if you require the book |

Standard First Aid

No prerequisite, OHS Government recognized certification included CPR-C & AED

NLS - National Lifeguard Service Award:

Prerequisite: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid & Age 16+