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Jack Burger Sports Complex

60 Highland Drive, Port Hope, Ontario
p: 905.885.2474

The Jack Burger Sports Complex houses a 25-metre pool, therapy pool and whirlpool. As an authorized provider of Red Cross and Lifesaving Society swim programs, children, youth, adults and seniors can participate in structured swim lessons or drop in for one of our open swim times. Swim supplies are available at the Customer Service Desk.

Pool Schedules, Fees and Programs 

Please view our leisure guide for program details or continue to the information below.

 

Fall 2019 Schedule
Sept 3- April 30, 2019

  Public Swims

  • Mondays 9:30-10:30am and 7:15-8:30pm
  • Wednesdays 7:15-8:30pm
  • Fridays 2:15-3:30pm and 6:30-8:30pm (6:30-7pm small pool only)
  • Saturdays 1:30-3:30pm
  • Sundays 1:30-4:00pm

Family Swims

  • Tuesdays 7:15-8:30pm (small pool only)
  • Wednesdays 11:15am-12:15pm (small pool only)
  • Thursdays 7:00-8:30pm
  • Saturdays 4:30-5:30pm

Adult Swims (both pools)

  • Mondays 6:00-8:30am; 12:15-1:15pm; 8:30-9:30pm
  • Tuesdays 7:00-8:30am; 12:15-1:15pm
  • Wednesdays 6:00-8:30am; 12:15-1:15pm; 8:30-9:30pm
  • Thursdays 7:00-8:30am; 12-1:15pm; 8:30-9:30pm
  • Fridays 6:00-8:30am; 12:00-1:15pm
  • Saturdays 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Sundays 12:00-1:30pm

Adult Lane Swim (25m pool only)

  • Mondays 11:15am-1:15pm
  • Tuesdays 12:00-1:15pm; 1:30-3:30pm
  • Wednesdays 11:15am-1:15pm
  • Thursdays 12:00-1:15pm; 1:30-3:30pm
  • Fridays 12:00-1:15pm

Parent and Tot Swim (small pool only)

  • Mondays 11:15am-12:15pm
  • Tuesdays 11:15am-12:15pm
  • Thursdays 6:00-7:00pm
  • Fridays 6:00-7:00pm

Special Needs Swim (small pool only)

  • Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm

  

Holiday Schedule:

Oct 14, 2019; February 17, 2020

12-1:30 Adult Swim
1:30-2:30 Family Swim
2:30-4pm Public Swim

Please see the Recreation Cancellations page for cancelled swims due to swim meets.

A separate swim schedule will be available for Christmas Break (Dec 23 – Jan 3) and March Break (Mar 16 - 20).

Sign up for our Red Cross Swimming Lessons.  Spaces fill up quickly!  Available for ALL ages!  All lessons run out of the Jack Burger Sports Complex.

Red Cross Preschool Lessons (Ages 4 months-5 years)

All Preschool lessons are 30 minutes in length.  Appropriate swim diapers must be worn in the pool for infants and toddlers.  Little swimmers available to purchase at the customer service desk.  Starfish, Duck, and Sea Turtle are parented classes and must have a parent in the water.

Fee:
Fall 2019-$79.00  
Winter 1 2019/2020- $81.00 
Winter 2 2020- $83.00  

Starfish/Duck
Ages: 4-24 months

Mondays: 10:30 am
Tuesdays: 10:30 am and 6:30 pm
Wednesdays: 10:30 am and 6:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:00 am

Sea Turtle
Ages 24-36 months

Mondays: 10:30 am and 5:30 pm
Tuesdays: 10:30 am 
Wednesdays: 10:30 am and 5:30 pm
Saturdays: 10:30 am

Sea Otter
Ages: 3-5 years

Mondays: 10:30 am, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm
Tuesdays: 10:30 am, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm
Wednesdays: 10:30 am, 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm
Thursdays: 5:00 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am
Sundays: 4:30 pm

Salamander
Ages: 3-5 years

Mondays: 10:30 am, 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm
Tuesdays: 10:30 am, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm, 6:00 pm
Wednesdays: 10:30 am, 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm
Thursdays: 5:00 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am, 10:30 am, 11:00 am
Sundays: 4:00 pm

Sunfish
Ages: 3-5 years

Mondays: 10:30 am, 6:30 pm
Tuesdays: 10:30 am, 6:00 pm
Wednesdays: 10:30 am, 5:00 pm
Thursdays: 5:30 pm
Saturdays: 10:30 am
Sundays: 4:30 pm

Crocodile
Ages: 3-5 years

Mondays: 6:00 pm
Tuesdays: 6:00 pm
Wednesdays: 5:30 pm
Saturdays: 9:30 am
Sundays: 4:00 pm

Whale
Ages: 3-5 years

Mondays: 6:30 pm
Tuesdays: 5:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:30 am
Sundays: 5:30 pm

Red Cross Swim Kids Lessons (Ages 6 years and up) 

All Swim Kids Level 1 to 4 lessons are 30 minutes in length.  All Swim Kids Level 5 to 7 lessons are 45 minutes in length.  All Swim Kids Level 8-10 lessons are 1 hour in length.  For those who looking for additional challenges, please see our specialty section for additional courses. 

Fee:
Fall 2019-$79.00 (Levels 1-4); $85.25 (Levels 5-7); $95.75 (Levels 8-10)
Winter 1 2019/2020- $81.00 (Levels 1-4); $87.50 (Levels 5-7); $98.00 (Levels 8-10)
Winter 2 2020- $83.00 (Levels 1-4); $89.50 (Levels 5-7); $100.50 (Levels 8-10)

Level 1

Mondays: 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm
Tuesdays: 5:30 pm, 6:30 pm
Wednesdays: 5:30 pm, 6:00 pm
Thursdays: 5:30 pm
Saturdays: 9:30 am, 11:00 am
Sundays: 4:30 pm

Level 2

Mondays: 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm
Tuesdays: 5:30 pm, 6:00 pm
Wednesdays: 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm
Saturdays: 9:30 am, 10:00 am
Sundays: 4:00 pm

Level 3

Mondays: 6:30 pm
Tuesdays: 5:00 pm
Wednesdays: 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm
Saturdays: 10:30 am, 11:00 am
Sundays: 5:30 pm

Level 4

Mondays: 6:00 pm
Tuesdays: 5:00 pm
Wednesdays: 6:30 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am
Sundays: 5:00 pm

Level 5

Mondays: 5:30 pm
Tuesdays: 6:15 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am
Sundays: 5:00 pm

Level 6

Mondays: 5:30 pm
Tuesdays: 6:15 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am
Sundays: 5:00 pm

Level 7

Mondays: 6:15 pm
Tuesdays: 5:30 pm
Saturdays: 9:45 am

Level 8-10

Mondays: 5:00 pm
Wednesdays: 6:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:30 am

Private/Semi-Private Swim Lessons (Ages 3 years and up) 

All Private and Semi-Private lessons are 30 minutes in length.  Private lessons have a ratio of one instructor to one swimmer.  Semi-Private lessons have a ratio of one instructor to two or more swimmers in similar levels.    

Private Fee (based on 10 weeks):
Fall 2019: $248.75
Winter 1 2019/2020: $255.00
Winter 2 2020: $261.25

Semi-Private Fee (based on 10 weeks):
Fall 2019: $172.25/per child
Winter 1 2019/2020: $176.50/per child
Winter 2 2020: $181.00/per child

Mondays: 3:30 pm-7:00 pm
Tuesdays: 3:30 pm-7:00 pm
Wednesdays: 3:30 pm-7:00 pm
Saturdays: 8:30 am-11:30 am

Aqua Fitness Classes

Exercise classes offered in the water.  You must register in person at the Jack Burger Sports Complex in advance for the classes you want to take in this section.  Fees are based on adult 10 week program (seniors receive a 35% discount).  All fitness classes are 45 minutes in length.

 

Adult

Fee- Drop-In:
2019: $10.00

2020: $10.75

Fee- 1 Class/Week:
2019: $91.87

2020: $96.50 

Fee- 2 Classes/Week:
2019: $156.62

2020: $164.30 

Fee- 3 Classes/Week:
2019: $206.79 

2020: $216.96 

Fee- 4 Classes/Week:
2019: $239.11 

2020: $250.86

Fee- 5 Classes/Week:
2019: $275.72 

2020: $289.28

Senior (55+)

Fee- Drop-In:
2019: $6.50

2020: $7.00

Fee- 1 Class/Week:
2019: $59.71

2020: $62.73

Fee- 2 Classes/Week:
2019: $101.80

2020: $106.80

Fee- 3 Classes/Week:
2019: $134.41

2020: $141.02

Fee- 4 Classes/Week:
2019: $155.42

2020: $163.06

Fee- 5 Classes/Week:
2019: $179.22

2020: $188.03

 

Aqua Fitness

Great cardiovascular and muscle workout in the 25m pool.

Fall 2019
Mondays: 8:45 am, 2:15 pm, 7:30 pm
Tuesdays: 8:45 am
Wednesdays:8:45 am, 2:15 pm, 7:30 pm
Thursdays: 8:45 am
Fridays: 8:45 am

Aqua Easy
Gentle exercise program taught in the small therapy pool.

Fall 2019
Mondays: 8:45 am, 2:15 pm
Tuesdays: 8:45 am
Wednesdays:8:45 am, 2:15 pm
Thursdays: 8:45 am
Fridays: 8:45 am

Adult and Teen Swimming Lessons

We have classes to teach you to swim or perfect your stroke.  Note, seniors discount does not apply.  Each lesson is 45 minutes in length unless noted.

Teen and Adult Basic Skills
Lessons for beginners.  Seniors always welcome.

Fall 2019: $96.40
Winter 1 2019/2020: $98.82
Winter 2 2020: $101.25

Mondays- 8:30 pm
Fridays- 9:30 am

Teen and Adult Swimming Strokes and Fitness
Work on perfecting your strokes and skills.  Triathletes welcome!

Fall 2019: $96.40
Winter 1 2019/2020: $98.82
Winter 2 2020: $101.25

Wednesdays- 8:30 pm
Fridays- 9:30 am

Teen and Adult Private Swimming Lessons 
One on one lessons.  Available upon request and based on schedule availability.  E-mail lwills@porthope.ca.

Synchro Squirts Junior and Senior

Synchro Squirts Junior and Senior follow the AquaGo program and are designed for beginner swimmers with a low student to instructor ratio. Synchro Squirts provides an opportunity for children to learn basic Synchro skills and work together as part of a team. They will get to show off their newfound skills at the mini show on November 12, 2019 or the Synchro Finale Show on May 24, 2020.

Fee:
Fall 2019- $79.00
Winter 2 2020- $124.50

Prerequisites
Synchro Squirts Junior: 4-5 years and comfortable in the big pool  
Synchro Squirts Senior: 4-7 years, comfortable in the big pool, and Sunfish/Level 1 

Tuesdays: 7:00-7:30 pm

Artistic Swimming (Formerly Synchronized Swimming)

A fun sport for anyone that enjoys exploring movement and dancing in the water. It is designed for children to improve their swimming skills, flexibility and strength while having fun and building friendships. Swimmers are invited to participate in fun competitions, perform at the Christmas show, and year-end show.
Christmas Synchro Show December 17, 2019, Finale Show on May 24, 2020 
Prerequisite: Red Cross Level 4

Fee:
$372.30

Tuesdays 7:15-8:15 pm
September 10, 2019-May 26, 2020

Artistic Swimming Teen/Adult/Seniors (Formerly Synchronized Swimming)

A fun sport for anyone that enjoys exploring movement and dancing in the water. The teen group is a more advanced program and the adult and senior group is designed to improve their swimming skills, flexibility and strength while having fun and building friendships. Both groups are invited to participate in fun competitions, perform at the Christmas Show on Decemeber 17, 2019 from 7:30-8:30pm and the Synchro Finale Show on May 24, 2020.
All classes take place in the 25m pool.

Fee:
Teen Under 18 yrs: $372.30
Adult/Senior 18 yrs+: $420.70

Tuesdays 8:15-9:15 pm
September 10, 2019-May 26, 2020

Introduction to Springboard Diving

This course is designed to introduce the basic skills for springboard diving in a safe and fun environment. Participants will learn skills and progress at their own pace.
Prerequisite: Red Cross Level 5

Fee:
Fall 2019: $85.25
Winter 1 2019/2020: $87.50
Winter 2 2020: $71.75

Sundays: 5:00-5:45 pm

Aquatic Leadership courses are for individuals interested in becoming a lifeguard and swimming instructor or for those interested in enhancing their water-safety knowledge and basic lifesaving first-aid skills in an aquatic environment.

Registration is open at any time for Aquatic Leadership courses.

Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid - This course teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles in water rescue education.  The Bronze exam is on the last day of the session.  Prerequisite: 13 years old by the exam day 

Fee (Includes Manual): $224.95

Sundays: 1:00-4:00 pm

Fall 2019: September 15-November 17, 2019
Winter 1 2019/2020: November 24, 2019-February 9, 2020
Winter 2 2020: February 23-April 26, 2020

Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid - This course is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training.  This award is the prerequisite for all advanced training programs.  The Bronze exam is on the last day of the session.  Participants will be using their manual from Bronze Medallion. Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion

Fee: $174.85

Sundays: 1:00-4:00 pm

Fall 2019: September 15-November 17, 2019
Winter 1 2019/2020: November 24, 2019-February 9, 2020
Winter 2 2020: February 23-April 26, 2020

Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course (WSI) - The WSI course is designed to provide candidates with the proper knowledge and skills to teach swimming and water safety while promoting water safety attitudes in, on, and around the water.  The course will run on three Thursday's and one weekend.  The Skills Evaluation, Online Modules, and Teaching Experience must be completed prior to the weekend course.   Prerequisite: Bronze Cross and 15 years old by the end of the course

Fees: $355.95

Times:
Thursdays- 7:00-8:00 pm
Fridays 6:00-10:00 pm
Saturdays and Sundays- 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Dates:
Fall 2019: October 21, 28, 2019 November 4, 2019; January 10-12, 2020
Winter 1 2019/2020: January 6,13,20, 2020; March 27-29, 2020
Winter 2 2020: February 24, 2020 March 2, 9, 2020; May 22-24, 2020

National Lifeguard - This prestigious award develops leadership and safety supervision skills, emphasizing prevention and effective rescue response in emergencies and first aid treatment.  This is a two-weekend course.  Prerequisites: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid, and 16 years old and up.

Fees (Includes Manual):
Summer 2019: $314.90

Times:
Friday's 6:00-10:00 pm
Saturdays and Sundays- 9:00 am-6:00 pm

Dates:
Winter 2019: November 22-24, 2019 and November 29-December 1, 2019
Spring 2020: May 1-3, 2020 and May 8-10, 2020

National Lifeguard Recertification - The NLS award remains current for two years.  This is a mandatory program to recertify the award.  The recertification is one day only.  Prerequisite: National Lifeguard Service Certification

Fee:
$65.00

Sundays- 9:00 am-2:00 pm

Dates:
Winter 2019: November 24, 2019
Winter 2019: December 1, 2019
Spring 2020: May 3, 2020
Spring 2020: May 10, 2020

Lifesaving Society Instructor Course- Prepares instructors to teach the swim patrol program, Bronze Star Medallion, Cross, Basic & Emergency First Aid CPR.  Prerequisite: NLS and WSI or equivalent

Fee: $180.00

Dates:
Winter 1 2019/2020: December 6-8, 2019

Times:
Friday 6-10pm
Saturday 9am-6pm
Sunday 9am-6pm

CPR *NEW- This non certification course teaches the CPR and choking procedures for adults, children and infants. It also includes the importance of early defibrillation and how to use an AED.

Fee: $15.00

Sunday 1:00-4:00 pm

Dates:
Fall 2019: October 6, 2019
Winter 1 2019/2020: December 15, 2019
Winter 2 2020: March 18, 2020

Admission Standards for the Pool at the Jack Burger Sports Complex

To ensure the safety and enjoyment of children using the facility during public and family swims, the following admission standards are in place.  Supervision and ratio requirements will be strictly upheld.

If swim test is passed = Green wristband and can swim in both pools

If cannot pass the swim test = Red wristband.  Must stay in small pool or shallow end of 25m pool only.

  1. Children 5 years and under ALWAYS accompanied by a caregiver in arms reach at a ratio of 1:3
  2. Children 6-9 years who cannot pass the swim test, receive a Red wristband and ALWAYS accompanied by a caregiver in arms reach at a ratio of 1:4
  3. Children 6-7 years who can pass the swim test receive a Green wristband.  Caregiver must remain in the pool and the child must complete the swim test each visit.
  4. Children 8-9 years of age and can pass the swim test receive a Green wristband.  Caregiver must remain in the facility.
  5. Children 10-13 years of age.  No supervision is required (please note that all family swims require adults with children based on swim description).

Caregiver Must be at least 14yrs of age and are responsible for the children in their care while in the facility.

Facility Swim Test = Must swim continuously 1 length of the 25m pool.  Any aged swimmer may be asked to do the swim test.

For more information on facilities or programs, contact us.