Parks, Forestry & Recreation

Halbert Park

Address: 24 ROCKWOOD DR Map It

A 2.1 hectare park near Kingston Road and McCowan Road that features a ball diamond, a multipurpose sports field, a spalsh pad, a children's playground and the Halbert Park Outdoor Pool.

H.A. Halbert Outdoor Pool is located within Halbert Park. A wading pool is located within walking distance of the pool. Our schedule features swimming lessons as well leisure swim and lane swim.

  • Ward: 36
  • District: Scarborough
  • TTC Information: Travel to Scarborough Centre Station, board the 9 Bellamy towards Warden Station. Arrive at McCowan Road at Cree Avenue. walk south on McCowan Road, turn left at Cree Ave, turn right at Lowell Ave, Turn left at Phyllis Ave, turn right at Rockwood Drive.

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Guardian Swim 1The Guardian Swim Program provides an introduction to the aquatic environment and basic skills. It is age appropriate and progressive. Learning is facilitated through the parent/ caregiver to ensure comfort, communication and extra safety. Parent or guardian must accompany child into the water. One child per parent/guardian
Guardian Swim 1  (6mths - 4yrs 11mths)
Jul-17-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:30am - 12pm
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 - 4yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:30am - 12pm
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 - 4yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am
Preschool Swim 2: Stingray  (3 - 4yrs)
Jul-17-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
Preschool Swim 3: OtterDevelopment 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.
Preschool Swim 3: Otter  (3 - 4yrs)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
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)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:30am
Ultra Swim 1  (5yrs and over)
Jul-17-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:30am - 12pm
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)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11:30am - 12pm
Ultra Swim 2  (5yrs and over)
Jul-17-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am
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)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:30am
Ultra Swim 3  (5yrs and over)
Jul-17-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
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)
Jul-31-2017 to Aug-11-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10 - 10:30am
Ultra Swim 4  (5yrs and over)
Jul-17-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 10:30 - 11am
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)
Jul-17-2017 to Jul-27-2017, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, 11 - 11:30am

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Next Week
Sun Jul 16Mon Jul 17Tue Jul 18Wed Jul 19Thu Jul 20Fri Jul 21Sat Jul 22
Wading Pool
12:30 - 5:30pm11:30am - 4:30pm11:30am - 4:30pm11:30am - 4:30pm11:30am - 4:30pm11:30am - 4:30pm12:30 - 5:30pm
Leisure Swim
12:30 - 8pm12:30 - 4pm
5 - 8pm
12:30 - 4pm
5 - 8pm
12:30 - 4pm
5 - 8pm
12:30 - 4pm
5 - 8pm
12:30 - 4pm
4 - 8pm
12:30 - 8pm
Lane Swim
(7yrs and over)
  9 - 10am 9 - 10am  
Facility TypeQuantityFacility Rating *
Ball Diamond1
C
Outdoor Pool1
C
Playground1

Sport Field1
C
Wading Pool1


* Facilities can be available to permit. Permit rates are dependent on facility rating of Premium, A, B or C and your group category. Use the Facility Rating Criteria to learn more about amenities that might be available at each facility.

Please contact the facility prior to your visit to determine if the facility can meet your needs.
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