Aquatic (outdoor) programs - Lakeside swimming lessons available at Hutcheson Beach. The Canada Summit Centre pool will remain closed until further notice.

Please visit for current updates and news about our facilities and programs.

Living in Muskoka and learning to swim go hand in hand. Town of Huntsville provides chances for all ages to learn and experience this important life skill. There are many great places to enjoy aquatic activities such as; lakes, rivers and the indoor aquatic facility at the Canada Summit Centre.

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Find a program

Search or browse all swimming and aquatics programs

  • With a program code - type code into the search bar to skip to the registration and info page
  • No program code - browse through the programs below


Pop in and take part in our drop-in style activities, offered to anyone in the community.

  1. Find the program you want to take part in
  1. Follow any instructions on the program info page
  2. Join us on that date and time


We offer programs with an instructor that require pre-registration. These programs require a minimum number of registered participants to lower the risk of being cancelled.

Register online

  1. Find the program you want
  2. On that program page click the register button
  3. You will be asked to create an account if you have not already done so before
  4. Once logged in to your account, register and pay for the program online

Register in person

If it's easier for you to register and pay in person, come see us at the Canada Summit Centre.

Browse, explore and try a program

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Changes and cancellations

Changes to public skating and swimming and aquatics schedule may occur. Visit the activities menu for current information including changes or cancellations. You may also call the Canada Summit Centre customer service desk.

Pool facility and rentals

The Centennial Pool is located in the Canada Summit Centre. Learn more about Centennial Pool and how to rent the facility.

Pool safety and rules

Pool rules

  • Children under the age of 10 years who are non- swimmers must be directly supervised by an adult. One adult may not be responsible for more than four swimmers
  • Children 7-10 years who are able to pass the facility swim test may be admitted to the pool unaccompanied
  • Children under the age of 7 must be directly supervised by an adult. One adult may be responsible for four children in the small pool and or two children in the large pool.
  • Swimmers must be able to pass the facility swim test before being allowed in the deep end
  • Guardians or group leaders must directly supervise the children in their care at all times
  • Infants and toddlers who are not toilet trained must wear a swim diaper in the water. Parents please be advised that when a fouling accident occurs, the small pool must be closed for 2 hours and the large pool for four hours
  • All swimmers must shower before entering and re-entering the pool
  • No food and drinks are permitted on the deck in the change room area.
  • Outdoor shoes and boots are not to be worn in the change room area
  • All swimmers are required to obey whistle signals used by the lifeguards. Three whistles is the emergency signal to clear the pool
  • Anyone engaged in unsafe behaviour, undesirable behaviour, or using objectionable language shall be subjected to immediate ejection from the pool area.
  • Change room and deck floors are slippery when wet. Please use caution. Please do not run
  • No person infected with a communicable disease or having open sores on his/her body shall enter the pool
  • Children must use gender-specific or family change rooms.

Rules for the spa

  • Children under the age of 12 are not allowed in the spa unless supervised by a person who is 16 years of age or older
  • Pregnant women and persons with known health or medical conditions should consult with a physician before using the spa
  • Do not use the spa if you have an open sore or rash, or are experiencing nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.
  • Overexposure may cause fainting. 10-15 minutes may be excessive for some individuals cool down periodically and leave the spa if nausea or dizziness occurs
  • To prevent slipping, enter and exit the spa slowly
  • Do not play or swim near drains or suction devices. Your body, body parts, hair, jewellery, and other objects may become trapped and cause injury or drowning. People with long hair should be especially careful
  • Do not enter or remain in spa if a drain cover or suction fitting is loose, broken or missing, immediately notify the spa operator.
  • No food or beverage (except water) is permitted within the deck or spa.
  • Maximum bather load of spa is 13.

Rules for the slide

  • The slide can only be used when directly supervised by a lifeguard
  • Participants must obey the slide supervisor
  • Children must be at least 6 years of age to use the slide and must have a yellow or green bracelet
  • Only one person can be on the slide at a time. The line must form on the pool deck