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This Olympic length (50 m) pool features six lanes. It is home to the Laurier Golden Hawk swimming team, the Region of Waterloo (ROW) Swim Club, the Laurier competitive lifeguarding team, prospective National Team members and many previous Olympic swimmers.

The pool provides over thirty hours of recreation programming every week, including lane swimming, and intramurals.

The aquatic programming offered here includes swimming and lifesaving instruction. Private and group lessons are offered to members who would like to learn basic swimming skills or improve their stroke, speed and endurance. Lifesaving instruction courses include the Lifesaving Society first aid courses and National Lifeguard re-certification.

Standard First Aid and CPR Level C
Standard First Aid incorporates all Emergency First Aid. This program is designed for those who require an in-depth understanding of first aid, including legal implications, spinals, heat or cold injuries, bone and joint injuries, abnormal/chest injuries, burns and medical emergencies.
CPR Level C covers all aspects of CPR skills for aiding adults, children and infants. This program is recognized by the WSIB and satisfies requirements in the Ontario Public Pools regulation. No prerequisite is required and a manual will be provided.
Course Fee: $90 for members ($100 for non-members)
Course Dates: Please see "shop" for more information on course dates and times

Standard First Aid and CPR Recertification
The recertification program covers all aspects of first aid and CPR. A recertification is required to keep your first aid up-to-date with changes made in the first aid and CPR programs and to ensure skills are kept up to standard.
Course Fee: $60 + HST
Course Dates: Please see "shop" for more information on course dates and times

NLS Re-cert Course

This is a recertification course for lifeguards wishing to update their current NLS. Please bring proof of old certification to the recert.  

Course Fee: $65 + HST
Course Dates: Please see "shop" for more information on course dates and times

Masters Swim Program

We are excited to announce that this year brings a new and exciting coaching roster to the Laurier Masters Swim program!
The Masters Swim Program is for adult swimmers with varying levels of swimming ability with the intent (for any or all of the reasons): to swim for fitness, for competition; enhance the triathlon programming, and mainly for the FUN of it! The program swims out of the 50m 6 lane facility of Wilfrid Laurier University (corner of King and University Waterloo). 

Please Note: All masters swimmers must be a Laurier student or a member. Memberships can be purchased at the Hawk Desk.
Regular Practice Schedule
Tuesday 5:30-7 a.m.
Thursday 5:30-7 a.m.
Saturday 10:30-12 p.m.
Sunday 8-9:30 a.m.
Cost: 
Gold Program (up to 4x per week) $180/term + HST
Purple Program (2x per week) $100/term + HST
**Fee includes Masters Ontario Registration
Your membership is paid by terms:
1) September to December
2) January to April
3) May to August (Can only be purchased in April)
 
You may sign up and purchase your masters membership online under "shop/lessons, courses, and clinics."
 
For more information contact Amanda Taylor, amtaylor@wlu.ca


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Over 6,000 students at Laurier participate in 30 intramural sports and 40 recreational programs annually.

All Fitness and Recreational classes and instruction require an additional fee to assist with the instructional component to the class. Registration takes place early in the term through an online process.

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Over 6,000 students at Laurier participate in 30 intramural sports and 40 recreational programs annually.

All Fitness and Recreational classes and instruction require an additional fee to assist with the instructional component to the class. Registration takes place early in the term through an online process.