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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 2018-Spring 2019 Schedule
September 4, 2018-June 14, 2019

~ Indicates Therapy Pool Only

 Program
Monday 
Tuesday 
Wednesday 
Thursday 
Friday 
Saturday 
Sunday 
Adult 

6:00-8:30am

12:15-1:15pm

8:30-9:30pm

7:00-8:30am

12:15-1:15pm

8:00- 9:30pm~

6:00-8:30am

12:15-1:15pm

8:30-9:30pm

7:00-8:30am

12-1:15pm

8:30-9:30pm

6:00-8:30am

12:00-1:15pm

11:30-12:30pm 12:00-1:00pm
Lane Swim 
11:15-1:15pm 

12:00-1:15pm

1:30-3:30pm

11:15-1:15pm

12:00-1:15pm

1:30-3:30pm

12:00-1:15pm    
 Family 
 

7:15-8:30pm~

11:15-12:15pm

7:00-8:30pm    4:30-5:30pm  
Parent & Tot
11:15-12:15pm 11:15-12:15pm   6:00-7:00pm 6:00-7:00pm    
Public 

9:30-10:30am

7:15-8:30pm

 

7:15-8:30pm

 

2:15-3:30pm

6:30-7:00pm~

7:00-8:30pm

1:30-3:30pm 1:00-4:00pm
Special Needs 
Swim
   

3:00-4:00pm~

       

Holiday Schedule:

September 3 and October 8, 2018
February 18, April 19, and May 20, 2019

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

Pool Closed: December 24, 25, 26, 31, 2018 and January 1, 2019

Sponsored Public Swims:

Please see the list below for our sponsored public swims over Christmas Break and March Break.  All sponsored swims are from 2:30-4:00pm and FREE unless otherwise stated.  Admission Standards Apply.

Sunday, December 23, 2018- Sponsored by Cameco
Thursday, December 27, 2018- Sponsored by Cameco
Friday, December 28, 2018- Sponsored by Acme Electric
Saturday, December 29, 2018- 1:30-3:00 pm Sponsored by Whale Family Chiropractic
Saturday, December 29, 2018- 2:30-4:00 pm Sponsored by Dr. Merepeza
Wednesday, January 2, 2019- Sponsored by the Port Hope Police Association
Thursday, January 3, 2019- Sponsored by the Port Hope Chamber of Commerce
Friday, January 4, 2019- Sponsored by the Port Hope Police Association
Monday, March 11, 2109- Sponsored by Dr. Merepeza
Wednesday, March 13, 2019- - Sponsored by the Port Hope Police Association
Friday, March 15, 2019- Sponsored by the Port Hope Police Association

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

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 2018: $75.25
Winter 1: $77.00
Winter 2: $79.00

Starfish/Duck
Ages: 4-24 months

Mondays- 10:30 am
Tuesdays- 10:30 am OR 6:30 pm
Wednesdays- 10:30 am OR 6:00 pm
Saturdays- 10:00 am

Sea Turtle
Ages 24-36 months

Mondays- 10:30 am OR 5:30 pm
Tuesdays- 10:30 am
Wednesdays- 10:30 am OR 5:30 pm
Saturdays- 10:30 am

Sea Otter
Ages: 3-5 years

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

Salamander
Ages: 3-5 years

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

Sunfish
Ages: 3-5 years

Mondays- 10:30 am OR 6:30 pm
Tuesdays- 10:30 am OR 6:00 pm
Wednesdays- 10:30 am OR 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 2018: $75.25 (Levels 1-4), $81.25 (Levels 5-7), $91.00 (Levels 8-10)
Winter 1: $77.00 (Levels 1-4), $83.25 (Levels 5-7), $93.50 (Levels 8-10)
Winter 2: $79.00 (Levels 1-4), $85.25 (Levels 5-7), $95.75 (Levels 8-10)

Level 1

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

Level 2

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

Level 3

Mondays- 6:30 pm
Tuesdays- 5:00 pm
Wednesdays- 6:00 pm 
Saturdays- 10:30 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

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.    

Fee:
Fall 2018: $237.00 (Private), $164.00 (Semi-Private)
Winter 1: $243.00 (Private), $168.25 (Semi-Private)
Winter 2: $248.75 (Private), $172.25 (Semi-Private)

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.  Classes are prorated and based on adult fees only (seniors receive a 35% discount).  All fitness classes are 45 minutes in length.

 

Fee- Drop-In:
2018: $9.75
2019: $10.00
Fee- 1 Class/Week:
2018: $87.58 
2019: $91.87 
Fee- 2 Classes/Week:
2018: $149.16 
2019: $156.62 
Fee- 3 Classes/Week:
2018: $196.96 
2019: $206.79 
Fee- 4 Classes/Week:
2018: $227.81 
2019: $239.11 
Fee- 5 Classes/Week:
2018: $262.73 
2019: $275.72 

 

Aqua Fitness

Great cardiovascular and muscle workout in the 25m pool.

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.

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

Aqua Zumba
Dance your way to a great cardio workout using the natural resistance of the water in the 25m pool.  Specialty Fees Apply.

Fee- Specialty Drop-In:
2018: $11.75 (Adult)
2019: $12.00 (Adult)
Fee- 1 Class/Week:
$117.97

Fee- 2 Classes/Week:
$196.65
 

 

Tuesdays- 11:15 am
Thursdays- 11:15 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.

Fees:
Fall 2018: $91.76
Winter 1: $94.07
Winter 2: $96.39

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

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

Fees:
Fall 2018: $91.76
Winter 1: $94.07
Winter 2: $96.39

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

Synchronized Swimming: Teen/Adult/Seniors
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 Dec 18th from 7:30-8:30pm and the Synchro Finale Show on April 28th. All classes take place in the 25m pool.

Fees:
Teen (Under 16 years): $300.00
Adult/Senior (16 years and older): $339.00

Tuesdays- 8:15-9:15 pm
September 11, 2018- April 30, 2019

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

Fees:
2018: $267.80 per session
2019: $281.10 per session

Synchro Squirts - Synchro Squirts is a program designed for beginner swimmers with a low student to instructor ratio. Synchro Squirts provides an opportunity for children to be creative in the water and work together as part of a team. Our Synchro Squirts will get to show off their newfound skills at the mini show Nov 13th or the Christmas Synchro Show on December 18th or the Synchro Finale Show on April 28th.
Prerequisite: Sunfish or Red Cross Level 1, Ages 5-8 yrs

Fall 2018: Tuesdays- 7:15pm-7:45pm
Winter 2: Tuesdays- 7:15pm-7:45pm

Fee: $75.25

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, year-end show and work to complete their synchronized swimming levels. Christmas Synchro show Dec 18th from 7:30pm-8:30pm or Finale Show on April 28th from 3pm-4pm.  Come out for the FREE try it days on September 11, 2018 and January 8, 2019!

Prerequisite: Red Cross Level 4

Dates: September 11, 2018 - April 28, 2019

Time: Tuesdays- 7:15pm-8:15pm

Fee: $300 per child

Intro 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

Fall 2018: Sundays 5:00-5:45pm
Winter 1: Sundays 5:00-5:45pm
Winter 2: Sundays 5:00-5:45pm

Fee:
Fall 2018: $81.25
Winter 1: $83.25
Winter 2: $85.30

Canadian Swim Patrol (Rookie, Ranger, Star) - This Lifesaving Society 3 level program provides enriched training for those who want to develop swim strokes, first aid, rescue skills and have fun.

Fall 2018: Sundays 4:15-5:00pm
Winter 1: Sundays 4:15-5:00pm
Winter 2: Sundays 4:15-5:00pm

Fee:
Fall 2018: $81.25
Winter 1: $83.25
Winter 2: $85.25

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 

Fall 2018: Sundays- 1:00-4:00 pm 
Winter 1: Sundays- 1:00-4:00 pm
Winter 2: Sundays- 1:00-4:00 pm

Fee (Includes Manual):
Fall 2018 and Winter 1: $214.25
Winter 2: $224.95

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

Fall 2018: Sundays- 1:00-4:00 pm 
Winter 1: Sundays- 1:00-4:00 pm
Winter 2: Sundays- 1:00-4:00 pm

Fee:
Fall 2018 and Winter 1: $166.50
Winter 2: $174.85

Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course (WSI) - The WSI cousrse 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

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

Dates:
Fall 2018: Ocotber 4, 11, and 18, 2018; January 18-20, 2019
Winter 2019: January 24, 31, 2019; February 7, 2019; March 22-24, 2019
Spring 2019: March 21, 28, 2019; April 4, 2019; May 24-26, 2019

Fees:
Fall 2018: $339.00
Winter/Spring 2019: $355.95

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.

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

Dates:
Winter 2018: November 23-25, 2018; November 30-December 2, 2018
Spring 2019: May 3-5, 2019; May 10-12, 2019

Fees (Includes Manual):
Winter 2018: $299.95
Spring 2019: $314.90

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

Times:
Sundays- 9:00 am-2:00 pm

Dates:
Winter 2018: November 25, 2018 OR December 2, 2018
Spring 2019: May 5, 2019 OR May 12, 2019

Fee:
$65.00

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

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

Dates:
Winter 2019: January 25-27, 2019

Fee:
$180.00

Adult Combo - Combination of Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid courses into one course to work towards becoming an aquatic staff.

Dates:
Fall 2018: Tuesdays- 1:00-3:30 pm

Fee:
$250.00

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.