City of North Battleford - Saskatchewan

Battlefords CO-OP Aquatic Centre

Cuplex 10th Anniversary

InnovationPlex Battlefords CO-OP Aquatic Centre

The Battlefords CO-OP Aquatic Centre opened in 2012 and is one of the components of the InnovationPlex, located at 623 Carlton Trail in North Battleford. It has a 6 lane lap pool, a wave pool, two waterslides, a lazy river, a whirlpool, and a steam room. Our goal is to provide fun as well as programming of different types for all ages at affordable rates.

Please be advised: All children under 8 years old MUST be accompanied by a person of at least 14 years old. The person 14 years old or older must also be in the water with the child and within an arm's reach of the child. The maximum number of children under 8 years old for one parent/ guardian will be 3.

Parks & Recreation Guide Fall 2022

Celebration Saturdays     Deal of the Decade

NOTICE

The City of North Battleford Parks and Recreation has a new online booking system called xplor recreation. Old MaxGalaxy accounts are no longer available. Accounts were unable to be migrated, a new account must be created with xplor recreation before registering for a class.
Create a new account HERE then click  "signup" under the City logo to create a new account.

Register for Classes

Summer Swimming Lessons

Summer swimming lesson registration online and in-person opens on June 13, 2022.
Time slots will be viewable online (below, click aquatic lessons) starting on June 1, 2022.
Registration by phone opens on June 14, 2022.

aquatic leadership classes

aquatic lessons

 

Hours of Operation - Spring & Summer

Spring & Summer Hours

Annual maintenance shutdown: August 29 to September 11

Effective April 1 to October 2, 2022

Monday to Friday: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Features Schedule
Monday to Friday: 5:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Waterslides & Waves Schedule
Monday, Tuesday & Friday: 5:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Lane Swim Hours
*Subject to change with lane rental bookings
Monday & Tuesday
9:00 am to 6:00 pm: 6 lanes open
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm: No lane swim

Wednesday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm: 6 lanes open
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm: 3 lane swim

Thursday
9:00 am to 6:00 pm: 6 lanes open
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm: 4 lane swim

Friday
9:00 am to 8:00 pm: 6 lanes open

Saturday & Sunday
12:00 pm to 8:00 pm: 6 lanes open

Closed
Annual maintenance shutdown: August 29 to September 11

Hours of Operation - Fall

Effective Monday, October 3, 2022.

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Fall 2022 Schedule

Fall has arrived, and our hours are changing!

  • We will open early 2 mornings a week - Monday and Tuesday.  Any adjustments will be posted.
  • Swim lessons (days, evenings, weekends) and club rentals are starting. Registration dates will be posted shortly.  Any adjustments to this schedule will be posted at the facility, on our website and on social media.
  • “Limited Access”: Scheduled programming is occurring. Public access will continue in areas not scheduled.
  • The steam room and hot tub will remain available for public use.
  • The lazy river will be available unless otherwise listed.
Facility Guidelines

Locks for Lockers

Tokens for lockers are no longer available. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own locks to secure personal belongings in lockers. Locks remaining on lockers after hours will be removed, and personal belongings will be placed in a lost and found at the reception desk. The facility is not responsible for items left behind after closing time, be sure to remove all personal items and locks after each visit to the Aquatic Centre.

Swimming Instructions

For the safety of all patrons, the City of North Battleford does not permit individuals or external groups to provide swim instruction  in our facility. Swim instruction is restricted to City of North Battleford Parks and Recreation qualified and certified swimming instructors. Arrangements can be made for private instruction by contacting an on-site staff member. Individuals or external groups suspected of providing swim instruction or exhibiting the behaviours to individuals or groups listed below, will be asked to stop.

  • Writing or designing a lesson plan
  • Demonstrating or explaining specific skills in the water or on the deck
  • Providing feedback and corrections as it relates to a specific skill, including assisting a patron with technique

Pool Supervision

All children under 8 years old MUST be accompanied by a person of at least 14 years old. The person 14 years old or older must also be in the water with the child and within an arm's reach of the child. The maximum number of children under 8 years old for one parent/ guardian will be 3.

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding mothers need the communities support, and the City of North Battleford supports mothers who wish to breastfeed at any of our facilities. Breastfeeding is an accepted practice at all City facilities.

Late to Classes

We ask that all participants to arrive before the class begins and if possible to stay for the entire class. Our fitness classes are designed to include a warm-up, workout and cool down. For your safety and wellbeing, please arrive on time.

Swimwear Guidelines

Child swim wear
All children 35 months of age and younger must wear a swim diaper.

Non-Traditional Swim Wear
We are committed to providing an environment where people from all ethnic and religious backgrounds are comfortable visiting the InnovationPlex Battlefords CO-OP Aquatic Centre.

In addition to traditional swim wear, visitors to the pools may wear:

  • Long-sleeved pants and shirts, t-shirts and shorts with undergarments or a swimsuit worn underneath.
  • Traditional ethnic clothing (e.g. saris and hijabs) with a swimsuit or undergarments worn underneath. For safety reasons, patrons wearing traditional garments such as saris are asked to remain in the shallow end of the pool and to refrain from using the lane pool.

To ensure that our aquatic environments are safe and free from any contaminants, visitors need to:

  • Wear clothing that is different from the clothing worn to the facility.
  • Take a complete and cleansing shower (while clothed in the swim attire that will be worn in the water) before entering the pool.

Personal Inflatable Toys

Personal inflatable toys are permitted in the facility if capacity permits and with lifeguard approval. Baby water wings and tube rings on small children are permitted provided they are within arm’s reach of a responsible person.

Interested in becoming a daytime lifeguard?

The City of North Battleford is looking for individuals interested in becoming a lifeguard and /or instructing during weekdays. We offer flexible hours around your family! Looking to fulfill the time slots between 9:00am to 3:00pm. We are willing to train! Please call 306 445-1746 for more information. Or apply NOW and CLICK HERE.

 BCAC Recruitment Poster

Contact

Battlefords CO-OP Aquatic Centre
306-445-1745 | aquatics@cityofnb.ca

InnovationPlex Manager
Michelle Horncastle
306-445-1746 | mhorncastle@cityofnb.ca