City of Greater Sudbury offers free swimming at pools

Dubbed the “Feel Free to Feel Fit” program, the City of Greater Sudbury is offering one weekly free swim at each of its pools between
September 18, 2009 and February 14, 2010. There is no charge for admission to the swim, and free transportation on Greater Sudbury
Transit will also be provided to participants upon request.

This program has been developed in conjunction with the local Healthy Community initiative and Greater Sudbury City Council in order to provide affordable opportunities for residents to enjoy physical activity.

The free swim times are as follows:

Gatchell Pool Saturdays, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Howard Armstrong Recreation Centre Fridays, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Nickel District Pool Fridays, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Onaping Falls Pool Saturdays, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
R.G. Dow Pool Sundays, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please Note:
All pools will be closed on the following holidays: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
Children aged 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult (16 years of age or older) and must remain within arm’s reach of that adult.
Children must complete a swim test to ensure they are able to swim in the deep end.

For more information about Feel Free to Feel Fit, please call 3-1-1 or your local pool.