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Aquatics

Shellbrook Swimming Pool will open from May 30th, 2022 to August 26th, 2022. 

205 5th Ave East, Shellbrook


Public Swimming and Aquatic Programming Schedule


The Shellbrook Swimming Pool Schedule can be viewed on the Town of Shellbrook Website here: Swimming Pool Calendar


Swimming Lessons and Registered Aquatic Programming

To register for swimming lessons and aquatic programming please visit the Town of Shellbrook recreation booking software at the link below or call the Town Office or Swimming Pool during open hours.


Lesson Registration Here: Aquatic Programming Registration
Town Office: 306-747-4900
Shellbrook Pool: 306-747-2622


Water Workout

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00-1:00pm

Register here:  Aquatic Programming Registration

Or join as a drop-in.


Birthday Parties/Private Rentals

The Shellbrook Swimming Pool is great place to have a Birthday Party (or a fun time with friends)! 

There are two options:
Birthday Party Lifeguard:
A lifeguard plays games and has fun with the Birthday Party for 1 hour. The party can then stay for the remainder of the public swim.
During a public swim- $70 +GST for 10 participants
(Additional charge for more children)


Private Rental:
Have the facility to yourself for an hour Birthday Party!
Saturday and Sunday mornings in July and August.
Limited times available.
$95.00 +GST for 0-16 people
$122.00 +GST for 16-50 people


To book call the Shellbrook Swimming Pool at 306-747-2622.

Both options must be booked 10 days in advance to allow guards to be scheduled. All booking are final.


Lifesaving Instructor Course


The Shellbrook Swimming Pool will be hosting a Lifesaving Instructor Course:
July 14-18
Exact hours will be determined closer as some online/classroom work is required. 


Required manuals are included in the price.

The Lifesaving Instructor course prepares instructors to teach the Lifesaving Society's:
Canadian Swim Patrol Program
Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross
Lifesaving Fitness, Distinction
Basic and Emergency First Aid, and CPR-A, CPR-B and CPR-C
Prerequisites: 15 years of age by the end of the course; Bronze Cross certification (need not be current). Do you have the prerequisites to take this course?
Instruction & certification: Current Lifesaving Instructor Trainers teach and certify candidates. The Lifesaving Society deems its certifications to be "current" for 24 months from the certification date.
Candidate recognition: Certification card and crest.
Lifesaving Instructor course: 20 hr. classroom and water time (often 40 hr. when combined with the Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor Course). This checklist identifies the learning outcomes that you must achieve in order to be successful on the course.
Required references: Lifesaving Instructor Pack (includes Instructor Manual, Swim Patrol Award Guide, Bronze Medals Award Guide, First Aid Award Guide, Leadership Binder).


Bronze Medallion

The Shellbrook Pool will be hosting a Bronze Medallion Course:
July 18-22
8:00am to noon



Bronze Medallion challenges the candidate both mentally and physically.  Judgment, knowledge, skill, and fitness – the four components of water rescue – form the basis of Bronze Medallion training. Candidates acquire the assessment and problem-solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on and around the water.  Stroke mechanics, endurance, and rescue of others are included. Bronze Medallion is a prerequisite for assistant lifeguard training in Bronze Cross. Includes a 400 metre timed swim within 12 minutes.
Prerequisites:  13 years of age OR Bronze Star certification (need not be current)
Course Length:  18 hours plus 2 or more hours for exam for up to 12 candidates
Candidate Manuals/Materials:  Canadian Lifesaving Manual
Expiry Date:  Two years from the date of certification (i.e. date on certification card)


Bronze Cross

The Shellbrook Swimming Pool will be hosting a Bronze Cross Course:
August 15- 22
8:00am to 12noon



Bronze Cross begins the transition from lifesaving to lifeguarding and prepares candidates for responsibilities as assistant lifeguards.  Candidates strengthen and expand their lifesaving skills and begin to apply the principles and techniques of active surveillance in aquatic facilities.  Bronze Cross emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication in preventing and responding to aquatic emergencies.  Stroke mechanics and endurance are also included. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for advanced training in the Society’s National Lifeguard award (NLS) and leadership certification programs such as Lifesaving Instructor. Includes a 400 metre timed swim within 11 minutes.
Prerequisites:  Bronze Medallion certification (need not be current)
Course Length:  20 hours plus 2 or more hours for exam for up to 12 candidates
Candidate Books:  Canadian Lifesaving Manual
Expiry Date:  Two years from the date of certification (i.e. date on certification card)