Swim Registration & Pool Rental

The Recreation Department operates two outdoor pools within the Township of Wellington North:

Arthur & Area Aquatic Centre, 158 Domville Street, Arthur ON

Lions Roy Grant Pool, 393 Parkside Drive,  Mount Forest ON


A variety of aquatic programs ranging from Adult & Tot to Adult Swims are available at both pools. The Department follows the Canadian Red Cross Society's Swim instructional program enabling participants, as young as 6 months of age, to learn to swim and strengthen swimming ability. 

Swimming Lessons are offered from June to August at both the Arthur and Mount Forest Pools.  For further information and to register for swimming lessons for either Arthur or Mount Forest  you can:

  • Get a Registration Form from the Leisure Calendar or HERE, and complete (be sure to include second and third options). 

  • Drop off or mail registration form, with payment, to the Township of Wellington North.  Registration confirmations and receipts will be mailed to you

Download the Registration Form

Township of Wellington North 
Recreation Department
Box 125, 7490 Sideroad 7 West
Kenilworth, ON N0G 2E0

NOTE: Please do not send cash in the mail.

Available Programs


A great way to exercise at any age!  This is a low impact workout that allows individuals to exercise at their own pace.
Call: 519-848-3620, Ext. 35 for more information.

Cost: $33.00/Session (includes HST), 8 people must be registered, at each pool, 1 week prior to Start Date, to run Course.

Arthur & Area Aquatic Centre

Thursdays from 5:30 - 6:30pm
Beginning July 13th for 8 weeks

Mount Forest Lion Roy Grant Pool

Thursdays from 4:30-5:30pm
Beginning July 13th for 8 weeks.

Bronze Cross & Medallion

Bronze Cross & Medallion Classes at the Roy Grant Pool this summer.
Call: 519-848-3620, Ext. 35 for more information.

  • Bronze Medallion & Emergency 1st Aid with CPR B
  • Bronze Cross with "CPR C"

Download the info sheet for more information on cost & scheduling

Mount Forest Marlins Swim Team

Join the Mount Forest Marlins Swim Team this summer.
Call: 519-848-3620, Ext. 35 for more information.

Newly Added Practice Dates:

Tuesday, July 4th & Thursday, July 6th from 3pm - 4pm

Saturday July 8th from 11:00 – 12:00 pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:30 – 6:30 pm beginning July 11th
Meets on Saturdays from 8:00 – 12:30pm (Travel Required)

Open to Swimmers 6 to 18 years of Age.

Cost: $66.25/Person (Non Resident Fee does Not Apply)
Minimum of 18 Registered Swimmers required by June 25th for program to run.

Volunteer coaches, parents or experienced swimmers also required

Family Swim

A great time for the family to spend together!  Children under 10 years must be accompanied into the pool by an adult.  Swimming toys and aids will be available.

Patrons that come to Family Swim will not be able to stay for Public Swim without paying additional fees.

COST: Regular Admission Fees

Lap Swim

Individuals can swim lengths of the pool at their own pace.  Kick boards and leg floats provided.  During Family/Lap Swim there will be a designated Lap Swim lane.

COST: Regular Admission Fees

See General Pool Schedule for Dates & Times

Red Cross Swim Lessons

Experience water fun & safety together with Red Cross Swim Lessons.
Call: 519-848-3620, Ext. 35 for more information.


  • Parent & Tots (6-30 months)
  • Sea Turtle (30-36 months parented / 3-5 years un-parented)
  • Sea Otter (3-5 years)
  • Salamander (3-5 years)
  • Sunfish (3-5 years)

Swim Kids

  • Levels 1 through 10

Download the info sheet for more information & cost

Download the 2017 Arthur Red Cross Swim Lesson Schedule

Download the 2017 Mount Forest Red Cross Swim Lesson Schedule

Additional Swim Lesson Information

Rent The Pool This Summer

Toys & swimming aids provided.
Call: 519-848-3620, Ext. 35 for more information.

Available between July 2nd & August 28th
Saturday & Sunday: 12pm - 1pm, 4pm - 5pm

Cost: $112/hr (+HST)
Includes 2 guards, for up to 60 people total (in pool & on deck).

For 60 - 100 people, add $55/hr (+HST)

Pool Admittance Guideline Applies.  Click Here for Guideline