Pools and Splash Pad

The Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department operates the Simmons and Victoria Park pools, and offers public swimming. Fully qualified lifeguards are employed at each facility to ensure user safety. Both pools and splash pad operate during the months of July and August.

Victoria Park Pool and Splash Pad



The Victoria Park Pool and Splash Pad is open seven days a week from 11 a.m. until 7:45 p.m. in the summer. There is no costVictoria Park Splashpad to use the pool.

Five times a day, the pool closes for 10 minute periods to allow the staff to complete required pool checks.

The splash pad is located next to the Victoria Park Pool and is open the same hours as the pool.

The Victoria Park pool and splash pad will be opening Saturday June 27th for the summer.


Simmons Pool


 The schedule for Simmons Pool, which is located off North River Road, is as follows:

  • 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Open Swim
  • 4:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. - Lane Swim (main Pool)/Open Swim (shallow area)
  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Open Swim
Swimming pool

Admission to Simmons pool is free for use. 

Simmons pool will be opening Saturday June 27th for the summer.

For more information on the City's outdoor pools and splash pad, contact the Parks and Recreation Department.



Bell Aliant Centre CARI Aquatics (indoor pool)



The Aquatics Facility at the Bell Aliant Centre features a 25-Metre, eight-lane recreational and competitive pool with 1-metre and 3-metre diving boards and a stadium seating capacity of 660. In addition, there is a leisure pool designed to accommodate a variety of programs and recreational swimming including aquafitness, aqua zumba, Aqua UFIT and more. The aquatics facility also offers a hot tub, waterslide, tarzan rope, and a parent observation seating area.

The aquatics facility is fully accessible. The change rooms offer wheelchair accessible dressing areas and showers. There is also have a water-wheelchair, wheelchair lift, and a set of portable stairs which are designed to eliminate strain caused by ladders. The family changing room has reserved changing spaces and lockers for individuals with a visual impairment. In addition to these features, our leisure pool has a ramp which begins at zero depth in order to accommodate users with limited mobility

For more information regarding swimming sessions or Aquatics programming call 902-569-4584 or visit the Bell Aliant Centre Website.