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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

8:30- 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

1:30-3:00pm

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:

April 19, May 20, and September 2, 2019

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.

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:
Spring 2019: $55.25
Summer 2019-Evening: $47.50
Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time: $39.50

Starfish/Duck
Ages: 4-24 months

Spring 2019
Mondays- 10:30 am
Tuesdays- 10:30 am OR 6:30 pm
Wednesdays- 10:30 am OR 6:00 pm
Saturdays- 10:00 am

Summer 2019
Tuesdays- 6:30 pm
Wednesdays- 6:00 pm

Sea Turtle
Ages 24-36 months

Spring 2019
Mondays- 10:30 am OR 5:30 pm
Tuesdays- 10:30 am
Wednesdays- 10:30 am OR 5:30 pm
Saturdays- 10:30 am

Summer 2019
Mondays- 5:30 pm
Wednesdays- 5:30 pm

Sea Otter
Ages: 3-5 years

Spring 2019
Mondays- 10:30 am, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm, OR 6:30 pm 
Tuesdays- 10:30 am, 5:00 pm, 6:00 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

Summer 2019- Evening
Mondays- 5:30 pm OR 6:30 pm 
Tuesdays- 6:00 pm OR 6:30 pm 
Wednesdays- 6:00 pm
Sundays- 5:00 pm

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 9:30 am OR 10:00 am

Salamander
Ages: 3-5 years

Spring 2019
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

Summer 2019-Evening
Mondays- 6:00 pm 
Tuesdays- 5:00 pm OR 6:00 pm 
Wednesdays- 6:30 pm 
Sundays- 5:30 pm

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 10:00 am

Sunfish
Ages: 3-5 years

Spring 2019
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

Summer 2019- Evening
Mondays- 6:30 pm
Tuesdays- 6:00 pm
Wednesdays- 5:00 pm
Sundays- 4:30 pm

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 10:30 am

Crocodile
Ages: 3-5 years

Spring 2019
Mondays- 6:00 pm
Tuesdays- 6:30 pm
Wednesdays- 5:30 pm
Saturdays- 9:30 am

Summer 2019- Evening
Mondays- 6:00 pm
Tuesdays- 6:00 pm
Wednesdays- 5:30 pm
Sundays- 4:00 pm

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 10:30 am

Whale
Ages: 3-5 years

Spring 2019
Mondays- 6:30 pm
Tuesdays- 5:00 pm
Saturdays- 10:30 am

Summer 2019- Evening
Mondays- 6:30 pm
Tuesdays- 5:00 pm
Sundays- 5:30 pm

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 10:30 am

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:
Spring 2019: $55.25 (Levels 1-4), $59.75 (Levels 5-7), $67.00 (Levels 8-10)
Summer 2019-Evening: $47.50 (Levels 1-4), $51.25 (Levels 5-7), $57.50 (Levels 8-10)
Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time: $39.50 (Levels 1-4), $42.50 (Levels 5-7), $47.75 (Levels 8-10)

Level 1

Spring 2019
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

Summer 2019-Evening
Mondays- 5:00 pm
Tuesdays- 5:30 pm
Wednesdays- 5:30 pm
Sundays 4:30 pm

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 9:30 am OR 10:30 am

Level 2

Spring 2019
Mondays- 5:00 pm OR 6:00 pm
Tuesdays- 5:00 pm OR 5:30 pm
Wednesdays- 5:00 pm 
Saturdays- 9:30 am OR 10:00 am

Summer 2019-Evening
Mondays- 5:00 pm
Tuesdays- 5:30 pm
Wednesdays- 5:00 pm 
Sundays 4:00 pm

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 9:30 am OR 11:00 am

Level 3

Spring 2019
Mondays- 6:30 pm
Tuesdays- 5:00 pm
Wednesdays- 6:00 pm 
Saturdays- 10:30 am

Summer 2019-Evening
Mondays- 6:30 pm
Tuesdays- 5:00 pm
Wednesdays- 6:00 pm 
Sundays- 5:30 pm

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 9:30 am

Level 4

Spring 2019
Mondays- 6:00 pm
Tuesdays- 5:00 pm
Wednesdays- 6:30 pm 
Saturdays- 9:00 am

Summer 2019
Mondays- 6:00 pm
Tuesdays- 5:00 pm
Wednesdays- 6:30 pm 
Sundays- 5:00 pm

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 9:30 am

Level 5

Spring 2019
Mondays- 5:30 pm
Tuesdays- 6:15 pm
Saturdays- 9:00 am

Summer 2019
Mondays- 5:30 pm
Tuesdays- 6:15 pm
Sundays- 5:00 pm

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 10:00 am

Level 6

Spring 2019
Mondays- 5:30 pm
Tuesdays- 6:15 pm
Saturdays- 9:00 am

Summer 2019
Mondays- 5:30 pm
Tuesdays- 6:15 pm
Sundays- 5:00 pm

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 10:00 am

Level 7

Spring 2019
Mondays- 6:15 pm
Tuesdays- 5:30 pm
Saturdays- 9:45 am

Summer 2019
Mondays- 6:15 pm
Tuesdays- 5:30 pm

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 10:00 am

Level 8-10

Spring 2019
Mondays- 5:00 pm
Wednesdays- 6:00 pm
Saturdays- 10:30 am

Summer 2019
Mondays- 5:00 pm
Wednesdays- 6:00 pm

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 11:00 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.    

Fee (based on 10 weeks):
Spring 2019: $174.25 (Private), $120.75/child (Semi-Private)
Summer 2019- Evening: $174.25 (Private), $120.75/child (Semi-Private)
Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time: $124.50 (Private), $86.25/child (Semi-Private)

Spring 2019
Mondays- 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm 
Tuesdays- 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm 
Wednesdays- 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm 
Thursday- 3:30 pm-4:30 pm (Therapy Pool Only)
Saturdays- 8:30 am - 11:30 am 

Summer 2019- Evening
Mondays- 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm 
Tuesdays- 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm 
Wednesdays- 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm  

Summer 2019- Week-at-a-Time
Monday to Friday- 10:00 am, 10:30 am, 11:00 am, OR 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.

 

Fee- Drop-In:
2019: $10.00
Fee- 1 Class/Week:
2019: $91.87 
Fee- 2 Classes/Week:
2019: $156.62 
Fee- 3 Classes/Week:
2019: $206.79 
Fee- 4 Classes/Week:
2019: $239.11 
Fee- 5 Classes/Week:
2019: $275.72 

 

Aqua Fitness

Great cardiovascular and muscle workout in the 25m pool.

Spring 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

Summer 2019
Mondays- 8:45 am, 7:00 pm
Tuesdays- 8:45 am
Wednesdays- 8:45 am, 7:00 pm
Thursdays- 8:45 am
Fridays- 8:45 am

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

Spring 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

Summer 2019
Mondays- 8:45 am
Tuesdays- 8:45 am
Wednesdays- 8:45 am
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
 

 

Spring 2019
Tuesdays- 11:15 am
Thursdays- 10:00 am

Summer 2019
Tuesdays- 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 (Spring and Summer):
$67.52

Mondays- 8:30 pm
Fridays- 9:30 am (Spring Only)

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

Fees:
$67.52

Wednesdays- 8:30 pm
Fridays- 9:30 am (Spring Only)

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:
2019: $174.16 per session

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

Fee:
Summer 2019: $72.75

Summer 2019:
Sundays 4:00-4:45 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):
Summer 2019: $224.95

Summer 2019:
Monday to Friday- 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Dates:
July 22-26
August 5-9

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:
Summer 2019: $174.85

Summer 2019:
Monday to Friday- 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Dates: 
July 22-26
August 5-9

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:
Spring/Summer 2019: $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:
Spring 2019: March 21, 28, 2019; April 4, 2019; May 24-26, 2019
Summer 2019: July 18, 25, 2019; August 1, 2019; August 16-18, 2019

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):
Spring 2019: $355.95

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

Dates:
Spring 2019: May 3-5, 2019; May 10-12, 2019
Summer 2019: July 26-28, 2019; August 9-11, 2019

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

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

Dates:
Spring 2019: May 5, 2019 OR May 12, 2019

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.