For more information or to arrange swim lessons, please contact Gary Yang at aquatics@rcyc.ca.



Parent & Tot Program

The Parent & Tot Program is designed to introduce children between 6 months and 3 years old to aquatic environments.
The Parent and Tot Program (6 months - 3 years old)
SCHEDULE: Saturdays (30 Minutes) 9:45am - 10:15am
(Minimum 6 participants)

COST: $75
DATES: July 9th, 16th, and 23rd (3 weeks)
LOCATION: Island Pool


Bronze Star

The Bronze Star award is the pre-Bronze Medallion training course.

It develops swimming proficiency, lifesaving skill and personal fitness. Candidates refine their stroke mechanics, acquire self-rescue skills, and apply fitness principles in training workouts.

Schedule: Sundays 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

COSTS: $300
DATES: May 29th - June 5th

Bronze Medallion / Emergency CPR B

Must be at least 13 years of age, or have successfully completed Bronze Star. The cost includes a Canadian Lifesaving Manual and certification fee.

Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water-rescue education –judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows and carries, and defense methods and releases in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Bronze Medallion is recognized as the waterfront supervisory certification for Ontario's Recreational Camp Regulation 568.

Sundays 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
COST: $400
DATES: May 29th - June 19th

Bronze Cross/ Standard First Aid

Must have successfully completed Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid with CPR B. The cost includes the certification fee.

Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification. Bronze Cross is recognized as an assistant lifeguard certificate in Ontario Regulation 565 governing public swimming pools.

Schedule: Sundays 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

COSTS: $400
DATES: May 29th - June 19th


Private Package Lessons

To register for a private package lesson, please contact aquatics@rcyc.ca.
One Day per Week – 30 minutes

Please Note: There is no make up weeks when signing up for package lessons. 

DATES: June 21st - July 26th
COST: $240
LOCATION: City Clubhouse Pool

Semi-Private Package Lessons

To register for semi-private lessons, please contact aquatics@rcyc.ca.
One Day per Week – 30 minutes

Please Note: There are no make up weeks when signing up for package lessons.

DATES: June 21st - July 26th
COST: $180
LOCATION: City Clubhouse Pool


Individual Lesson

To register for a individual private lesson, please contact aquatics@rcyc.ca.

DURATION: 30 minutes
COST: $50

Swimming lessons are available on most days with the exception of the following dates:

Thanksgiving – October 11th

Family Day – February 21st

Good Friday – April 15th

Easter Monday – April 18th

Victoria Day – May 23rd

Group Lessons

The RCYC Saturday Swimming Program will provide group lessons for various levels ( Group 1 Levels 1 – 5, Group 2 Levels 5 – 10). There will be a maximum of four children per group with one instructor.

SCHEDULE: Saturdays 10:40am – 11:20am
COST: $175
DATES: April 2nd - May 28th (7 weeks)