Aquatics

In accordance with the Government of Alberta announcement on April 6th, MacDonald Island Park is happy to offer Red Cross Group Swimming Lessons. 

Mandatory physical distance of 3 metres is required between participants, including coaches and trainers, at all times, and masks must be worn at all times in accordance with the following:

Swimming and Masks

Video:  Deena Hinshaw Update on Covid-19 - scroll to 22:52 for MacDonald Island Park specific clarification

Video: Alberta Health Town Hall March 10 from ARPAonline on Vimeoscroll to11:15 time stamp for aquatic activity specific clarification

View: Biz Connect Clarification - Guidance for Aquatics & Mask Wearing

Should you have additional concerns or wish to discuss this with a member of our team, please reach out to us at info.rrcwb.ca or 780-791-0070


Red Cross Group Swimming Lessons

Please note the following important information:

  • Family lessons are for a minimum two registrations and a guardian must be in the water assisting child if they are 8 and under or in Swim Kids 3 & under. Family lessons are only for members of the same household.
  • Private Adult and Children Lessons are one-on-one swim lesson instruction.  For children 7 and under or currently in Swim Kids 3 or under, a guardian must be in the water assisting the child.
  • Only one parent and the child registered in swimming lessons may enter the Syncrude Aquatic Centre.  On the registration confirmation, guests will be notified of the pool deck location to meet the instructor.
  • All lessons will be “no contact” swim instruction.
  • Viewing area behind the glass partition in the Syncrude Aquatic Centre will be open to watch swimming lessons.  No viewing will be available on the pool deck.
  • Swim goggles are strongly encouraged.

Not sure what lesson is right for you or your child? Check our guide below:

Choose Your Lesson


Private Lessons Programs

  • Private Swimming Lessons

    • Private Swimming Lessons 04/16/2021 11:00 AM-11:40 AM Wait List
      Private Swim Lessons are offered in a 40 minute/class setting with a specialized Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. A parent or guardian must be in water to support child throughout the lesson if swimming ability is below Swim Kids 4. Parent/ guardian must wear mask in water.

      Please contact [email protected] to add additional children to the registration.
      7003096
      Fri 04/16/2021 (1 Sessions)
      11:00 AM-11:40 AM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
    • Private Swimming Lessons 04/16/2021 11:45 AM-12:25 PM Available
      Private Swim Lessons are offered in a 40 minute/class setting with a specialized Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. A parent or guardian must be in water to support child throughout the lesson if swimming ability is below Swim Kids 4. Parent/ guardian must wear mask in water.

      Please contact [email protected] to add additional children to the registration.
      7003097
      Fri 04/16/2021 (1 Sessions)
      11:45 AM-12:25 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
    • Private Swimming Lessons 04/16/2021 01:00 PM-01:40 PM Available
      Private Swim Lessons are offered in a 40 minute/class setting with a specialized Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. A parent or guardian must be in water to support child throughout the lesson if swimming ability is below Swim Kids 4. Parent/ guardian must wear mask in water.

      Please contact [email protected] to add additional children to the registration.
      7003098
      Fri 04/16/2021 (1 Sessions)
      01:00 PM-01:40 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
    • Private Swimming Lessons 04/16/2021 01:45 PM-02:25 PM Wait List
      Private Swim Lessons are offered in a 40 minute/class setting with a specialized Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. A parent or guardian must be in water to support child throughout the lesson if swimming ability is below Swim Kids 4. Parent/ guardian must wear mask in water.

      Please contact [email protected] to add additional children to the registration.
      7003099
      Fri 04/16/2021 (1 Sessions)
      01:45 PM-02:25 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
    • Private Swimming Lessons 04/16/2021 03:15 PM-03:55 PM Available
      Private Swim Lessons are offered in a 40 minute/class setting with a specialized Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. A parent or guardian must be in water to support child throughout the lesson if swimming ability is below Swim Kids 4. Parent/ guardian must wear mask in water.

      Please contact [email protected] to add additional children to the registration.
      7003100
      Fri 04/16/2021 (1 Sessions)
      03:15 PM-03:55 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
    • Private Swimming Lessons 04/16/2021 04:00 PM-04:40 PM Wait List
      Private Swim Lessons are offered in a 40 minute/class setting with a specialized Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. A parent or guardian must be in water to support child throughout the lesson if swimming ability is below Swim Kids 4. Parent/ guardian must wear mask in water.

      Please contact [email protected] to add additional children to the registration.
      7003101
      Fri 04/16/2021 (1 Sessions)
      04:00 PM-04:40 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
    • Private Swimming Lessons 04/16/2021 04:45 PM-05:25 PM Wait List
      Private Swim Lessons are offered in a 40 minute/class setting with a specialized Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. A parent or guardian must be in water to support child throughout the lesson if swimming ability is below Swim Kids 4. Parent/ guardian must wear mask in water.

      Please contact [email protected] to add additional children to the registration.
      7003102
      Fri 04/16/2021 (1 Sessions)
      04:45 PM-05:25 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
    • Private Swimming Lessons 04/16/2021 05:30 PM-06:10 PM Wait List
      Private Swim Lessons are offered in a 40 minute/class setting with a specialized Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. A parent or guardian must be in water to support child throughout the lesson if swimming ability is below Swim Kids 4. Parent/ guardian must wear mask in water.

      Please contact [email protected] to add additional children to the registration.
      7003103
      Fri 04/16/2021 (1 Sessions)
      05:30 PM-06:10 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP
    • Private Swimming Lessons 04/16/2021 06:15 PM-06:55 PM Wait List
      Private Swim Lessons are offered in a 40 minute/class setting with a specialized Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. A parent or guardian must be in water to support child throughout the lesson if swimming ability is below Swim Kids 4. Parent/ guardian must wear mask in water.

      Please contact [email protected] to add additional children to the registration.
      7003104
      Fri 04/16/2021 (1 Sessions)
      06:15 PM-06:55 PM
      Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MIP