Swimming and Swim Lessons

Enjoy swimming in Highlands East at public beaches and our outdoor pool. Information on swim lessons and pool hours we offer will be updated seasonally.

Cardiff Pool

Location

The outdoor pool is located at 2 Balsam Street, Cardiff.

Directions

Take Hwy 118 to Monck Road. Proceed on Monck Road and turn left on to Sprucedale Street (just past the Community Centre) and then turn left on to Balsam Street (the only street on the left).  The Pool will be on your left.

Cardiff Pool Schedule and Rules

2024 details coming soon

We are in the process of developing an exciting summer swim program. Stay tuned for the latest updates by visiting our website regularly.

Closures and schedule changes

The pool will be closed on Monday, July 1, 2024 for Canada Day and Monday, August 5, 2024 for the Civic Holiday.

The pool schedule is subject to change. Schedule changes will be updated here and posted at the pool. Lack of available staff may cause unscheduled pool closures.

Pool Membership and Other Fees

Season memberships for the Cardiff Pool are available for residents and non-residents alike. 

2024 details coming soon

We are currently finalizing the pool membership and swimming lesson fees for the 2024 summer season. Please stay updated by checking our website for this information.

Payment Options

We offer online payments including e-Transfer and online banking. To view all the options that are available visit our Online Payments page.

Other payment options include cash, debit or cheque made payable to the Municipality of Highlands East and can be made at the Main Office in Wilberforce by appointment on Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. 

Please note that credit card payments cannot be made at the Municipal Office.

Public Beaches

You can enjoy swimming at public beaches on four lakes where water quality is tested regularly:

  • Gooderham Lake, 1085 Lakeshore Road, Gooderham
  • Wilbermere Lake, 1540 South Wilberforce Road, Wilberforce
  • Paudash Lake, 1117 North Bay Beach Road, Cardiff
  • Glamour Lake, 2293 Glamor Lake Road, Gooderham

Swim Lessons

2024 details coming soon

We are in the process of developing an exciting summer swim program. Stay tuned for the latest updates by visiting our website regularly.