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WILSONS AQUATIC CENTRE

Our state-of-the-art aquatic centre features an 8-lane competitive pool with low and high diving boards, the Tim Hortons Leisure pool with a 2.5 story waterslide, and spacious locker rooms that include a family change room. We offer daily open swims, community swims, and most always have a dedicated lane available for lane swims. We also offer a variety of group exercise classes such as Aqua Swim and Aqua Zumba. Drop in and enjoy a swim or aqua group exercise class!

Swimming Lessons
Times are dedicated for RECC instructional programs for all ages, from 4 months old to adult. Sessions run for 8 weeks, with participants attending lessons 1 day/week. Participants may chose the day/time in their suitable category that works best for their schedule (must be maintained consistently for the 8 weeks). Learn about our swim lesson options and view the seasonal swim lesson schedule here.

Leadership Programs
At various times throughout the year we offer courses for Standard First Aid, Junior Lifeguards, Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross, Water Safety Instructor, National Lifeguard Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor, and more. Check out our current program offerings for youth and adults.

Home of the Truro Centurions
Do you love to swim? Are you curious about competitive swimming? Then the Centurions may be for you! Since 1977 the Truro Centurions Swim Club has been dedicated to the promotion of competitive swimming excellence in the HUB of NS. Swimmers must: be able to swim a full lap of the pool using front or back crawl; be comfortable in the deep end of the pool; and have achieved a minimum of Red Cross Swim Kids Level 5. The Centurions program will introduce new athletes to four competitive strokes, dives, and turns. Emphasis is placed on proper body position, kick, recovery, and pull used by competitive swimmers. During each practice session skilled coaching staff introduce swimmers to new techniques that will further the individual swimming abilities of each athlete. Interested Swimmers are welcome to join the Centurions at any time throughout the season. Please contact Head Coach Miranda Bates to set up your two week free trial today!

Aquatics page 2Masters Swim Club
Our Masters Swim Club is a blend of recreational and fitness swimming for adults, dedicated to  promoting fun, fitness, health, fellowship and participation among adult swimmers.  Our coach will provide guidance and leadership in developing an effective program for non-competitive and competitive adult swimmers. Masters swimming is open to adults 18 years and older who have at least a basic swimming ability and can comfortably swim 25 meters.  No previous competitive background is necessary and competition as a Masters swimmer is not required. The most important prerequisite for joining Masters Swim Club? The desire to learn and grow in a fun and stimulating environment! Check out our drop-in schedule for Master Swim times.

Group Exercise in the Pool!
Take the stress off your joints with Aqua Fitness.  This class is a low to no impact cardio and strengthening class that allows you to work out at your own pace.  Guaranteed to have a splashing good time! Gentle Movements is a great class for people with arthritis, knee and hip replacements, or other medical conditions.  This class will help with balance, mobility, flexibility and strengthening. Aqua Zumba is self-explanatory - a water version of the traditional Zumba class! Like to Spin? Hydrorider Fitness takes place immersed up to your chest in water, while riding a stationary bike. All these classes are included with any RECC membership, though membership is not required to participate. Feel free to drop-in to try a class.
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