Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Gihon Spring Outdoor Pool

Gihon Spring Pool is located in a park, near a brand new playground structure. Swimming lessons for all ages are offered weekday mornings. Recreational swims are offered weekday afternoons, evenings and weekends.

  • 75 Gihon Spring Dr M9V 4X6
  • Contact Us: 416 394-8488
  • Ward: 1
  • District: Etobicoke York
  • Near: Martingrove & Steeles
  • TTC Information: Travel to Kipling Station. Board the 46 Martin Grove and travel to Gihon Spring. Walk east to 75 Gihon Spring Drive.

Swimming

Preschool Swim 1: PenguinSafety, facility and aquatic orientation. Introduction to entries, exits, submersions, breath control and basic floats with assistance. Floats, movement, basic kicks and swimming skills.
Preschool Swim 1: Penguin  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-11-2014 to Aug-21-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:30am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course is open for registration
Preschool Swim 2: StingrayDevelopment of entries and exits, breath holding, bobbing and floats. Introduction to front and back swim, treading skills and deep water orientations. Continuous swim 5 metres.
Preschool Swim 2: Stingray  (3 - 5yrs)
Aug-11-2014 to Aug-21-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:30am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course is open for registration
Tiny Tots SwimChildren in tiny tots progress through the Learn to Swim skills at their own pace. Lessons are private (one participant per instructor) and 15 minutes in length. There are no prerequisites.
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-11-2014 to Aug-21-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:30 - 11:45am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course is open for registration
Tiny Tots Swim  (1 - 5yrs)
Aug-11-2014 to Aug-21-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:30 - 11:45am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course is open for registration
Ultra Swim 1Safety, facility and aquatic orientation. Introduction to entries, exits, submersions, breath control and basic floats with assistance. Floats, movement, basic kicks and swimming skills.
Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Aug-11-2014 to Aug-21-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course is open for registration
Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Jul-28-2014 to Aug-08-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:15 - 11:45am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course has started. Click on the course link to see if spots are available, then call (416) 338-4386 or visit your local Community Center or Civic Center for registering information.
Ultra Swim 2Development of entries and exits, breath holding, bobbing and floats. Introduction to front and back swim, treading skills and deep water orientations. Continuous swim 5 metres.
Ultra Swim 2  (5yrs and over)
Aug-11-2014 to Aug-21-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course is open for registration
Ultra Swim 2  (5yrs and over)
Jul-28-2014 to Aug-08-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:15 - 11:45am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course has started. Click on the course link to see if spots are available, then call (416) 338-4386 or visit your local Community Center or Civic Center for registering information.
Ultra Swim 3Development of endurance, time requirements, entries, bobbing, rolls, sculling and treading skills. Introduction to front crawl, PFD/lifejacket/buoyant aids, clothed survival and use of aids. Continuous swim 15 metres.
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Aug-11-2014 to Aug-21-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course is open for registration
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Jul-28-2014 to Aug-08-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:45 - 11:15am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course has started. Click on the course link to see if spots are available, then call (416) 338-4386 or visit your local Community Center or Civic Center for registering information.
Ultra Swim 4Development of breath control, entries, deepwater techniques, survival skills and front crawl. Introduction to back crawl, combined stroke swims, deep water, descent and ascent, under water swim. HELP position and self-rescue. Continuous swim 25 metres.
Ultra Swim 4  (5yrs and over)
Aug-11-2014 to Aug-21-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course is open for registration
Ultra Swim 4  (5yrs and over)
Jul-28-2014 to Aug-08-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:45 - 11:15am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course has started. Click on the course link to see if spots are available, then call (416) 338-4386 or visit your local Community Center or Civic Center for registering information.
Ultra Swim 5Development of front and back crawl, treading skills, simple rescue techniques and deep water abilities. Introduction to surface dives, front dives, whip kick, primary assessment and basic lifesaving skills. Continuous swim 50 metres. Must be comfortable in deep water.
Ultra Swim 5  (5yrs and over)
Aug-11-2014 to Aug-21-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course is open for registration
Ultra Swim 5  (5yrs and over)
Jul-28-2014 to Aug-08-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:45 - 11:15am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course has started. Click on the course link to see if spots are available, then call (416) 338-4386 or visit your local Community Center or Civic Center for registering information.
Ultra Swim 6Development of shallow dives, eggbeater, foot first surface dive, self rescue and basic lifesaving skills. Introduction to elementary back stroke and artificial respiration. Continous swim 100 metres.
Ultra Swim 6  (5yrs and over)
Aug-11-2014 to Aug-21-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:45am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course is open for registration
Ultra Swim 6  (5yrs and over)
Jul-28-2014 to Aug-08-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:45am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course has started. Click on the course link to see if spots are available, then call (416) 338-4386 or visit your local Community Center or Civic Center for registering information.
Ultra Swim 7Development of entries, surface dives, elementary back stroke, kicks, lifesaving & treading skills. Introduction to breast stroke and deep dives. Continous swim 150 metres.
Ultra Swim 7  (5yrs and over)
Aug-11-2014 to Aug-21-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:45am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course is open for registration
Ultra Swim 7  (5yrs and over)
Jul-28-2014 to Aug-08-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:45am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course has started. Click on the course link to see if spots are available, then call (416) 338-4386 or visit your local Community Center or Civic Center for registering information.
Ultra Swim 8Development of deep dives, surface dives with underwater swim, all strokes and kicks. Continuous swim 200 metres.
Ultra Swim 8  (5yrs and over)
Aug-11-2014 to Aug-21-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 11am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course is open for registration
Ultra Swim 9Development of self rescue abilities, non contact rescue and stroke improvement. Introduction to stride jump and compact jump. Continous swim 300 metres.
Ultra Swim 9  (5yrs and over)
Aug-11-2014 to Aug-21-2014, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 11am   Registration begins Jun-07-2014   This course is open for registration

Swimming

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Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating
Outdoor Pool1
C


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