Welcome to the pool

Recreation & Aquatic Centre Update - September 17, 2021

Commencing Monday, September 20th, in order to enter the Lakeland College Recreation Centre at the Vermilion Campus, people ages 12 and older will need to provide one of the following:
*  Proof of at least one dose of a government-approved vaccine.  Proof of a double dose will be required by October 25, 2021
*  Documentation of a medical exemption
*  A negative COVID-19 PCR or rapid test completed within 72 hours
This applies to anyone entering our facility whether they are participating in an activity or not.
Masks are still required in our hallways and bathrooms, and if you are a spectator and not participating in an activity.
If you have any questions, or require clarification, please email recreation@lakelandcollege.ca 
Thank you for your cooperation,
Recreation & Aquatic Staff
With five lanes and lots of other features, the aquatic centre offers fitness and fun.
We're located on Lakeland College's Vermilion campus as part of the Colonel Cormack Recreation Centre.
  • whirlpool, Tarzan rope, diving board and toys
  • public swimming including family swim, adult swim and lane swim times
  • year-round swimming lessons
  • pool rentals
  • home of the Vermilion Vipers swim club
Call us at 780 853 8402. That's toll-free at 1 800 661 6490 ext. 8402
Our mailing address is 5707 College Dr, Vermilion, AB T9X 1K5. We're located on the east side of campus.


Pool Schedule

Whether you're looking for lessons or a time to hit the pool, you need to check our schedule.
We offer special time for lane swimming, aquasize, family, adult and college students.
Lessons are available year-round. Our most popular times are the week-long sessions in the summer.
Check out the complete pool schedule.
Holiday note - The pool is closed on statutory holidays. If a statutory holiday creates a long weekend by falling on a Monday, the facility will also be closed both Sunday and Monday.



 Pool Admissions (includes GST)  Single
10 X Punch 
30 X Punch
4 Month
8 Month
1 Year
Under 1 year free
Pre-School (Age 1-7)  $2.25  $20 $60
Youth (Age 8 -17)  $4.50 $40
Adult (18-59)   $5 $45
Senior (60+)   $4.50  $40 $118

Family (immediate)  $14.50    
$187  $275 $518


Swimming Lessons

We offer swimming lessons throughout the year, although July and August are our busiest times.


Pool Rental

The pool is available for bookings at various times throughout the week.
You can rent the pool for just about anything- family reunions,team wind-ups, swimming lessons!

Throughout the year we receive bookings from families, schools, Girl Guides, 4-H and many more groups.

We enjoy being able to provide you with a fun, safe environment and not to mention competitive rates.

If you're interested in renting the pool for your function please call Jackie at 780 853 8473 or email jackie.johnson@lakelandcollege.ca

Swim Club

Viper Swim Club

The Vermilion Aquatic Centre is home to the Vermilion Vipers Swim Club.

The Vipers are a member of the Alberta Summer Swim Association

If you have experience with competitive swimming or coaching experience the Vipers would like to hear from you. Email us at vermilionvipers@gmail.com.


Pool Partnership

The Town of Vermilion and Lakeland College jointly share the operational costs of the pool.
The aquatic centre was constructed as a joint venture between the town and college.
The pool opened on Feb 29, 1988.


Renovation Shutdown

The pool will be closed Aug 31 - Oct 7, 2019 for the next phase of our renovations.

Schedule December 2020

Schedule December 2020

Fitness Swims
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday - 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday - 6:30 - 8:30 am, 6:45 - 8:45 pm
Monday - 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Tuesday - 7:45 - 8:45 pm
Thursday - 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Saturday - 2:45 - 4:45 pm
Family ONLY Swims
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday - 10:30 - 11:30 am
Monday - 6:45 - 8:45 pm
Tuesday & Thursday - 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Saturday - 12:30 - 2:30 pm
All swim times must be booked online ahead of time, a maximum 3 days in advance. No drop ins at this time.