Alexandra Outdoor Pool

 

The Alexandra Outdoor Pool is Leduc’s outdoor oasis on a hot summer day. The summer hot spot provides public swims, aquatic fitness classes and special events. The Spray Park is next door to the Alex Pool and is free to use.

The Alexandra Outdoor Pool will re-open Monday, July 13. 

Thank you for being safe, kind and patient.  We're in this together.  We'll get through it together.

Things you need to know

  • This season, due to limited change room access and a 1-way flow of traffic to maintain physical distancing guidelines in place, lockers will not be available for use. Patrons are asked to not bring valuables and to monitor their belongings on the grass area near the pool.
  • In order to ensure 1-way flow of traffic, patrons will be asked to enter through the universal change room and exit through their respective gendered change rooms. For this reason, unfortunately we will not be able to offer a universal change room this season. Capacity of each change room will also be limited in order to maintain physical distancing guidelines.
  • Showers will be offered for a quick rinse only.
  • The Outdoor Pool will be CLOSED every couple hours to facilitate our cleaning protocols that have been put in place.  Please refer to the schedule to confirm when so you can time your visit.
  • All users of the Outdoor Pool, whether you enter the water or not, will require a scheduled appointment and to pay admission. This will help manage the overall numbers allowed within the facility as per the guidelines in place. 
  • Your safety is our priority.

 

  • Download the Live Leduc App to reserve your spot, schedule your 2 hour Public Swim appointment at the Outdoor Pool. Please ensure you book an appointment for the number of people coming to enjoy Public Swim e.g. if you have a family of 4, choose 4 people from the drop-down – all will be under the Mobile App users name.
  • Shallow Water AquaFit is located under Classes – pick the day of the week you would like to attend and reserve your spot
  • Also, make sure that the top right hand corner facility drop down is on Alexandra Outdoor Pool to schedule your appointment or reserve your spot in class.
  • With the limited capacity and in an effort to have as many people enjoy the outdoor pool as possible, each amenity can only be booked for one appointment each day right now.

 

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If you haven't had a chance to download the Live Leduc Mobile App - do it today so you can schedule your appointment at the Outdoor Pool!

For more information, visit https://www.leduc.ca/liveleducmobileapp

 

 

How can I schedule an appointment for Public Swim?



1. Click on Appointment Scheduling

2. Select Public Swim- Outdoor 

3. Select your start time, duration, number attending and then click Reserve

4. You will receive a confirmation, Reservation complete.

5. You can then add the appointment to your calendar or share it with friends and family.
 

Please make sure that the top right hand corner facility drop down is on Alexandra Outdoor Pool to schedule your appointment.

 

 

How can I reserve my spot for AquaFit?



1. Click on Classes

2. Pick the day of the week you would like to attend Outdoor Pool - AquaFit

3. Click Reserve

4. You will receive a confirmation, Reservation complete.

5. You can then add the reservation to your calendar or share it with friends and family.
 

Please make sure that the top right hand corner facility drop down is on Alexandra Outdoor Pool to reserve your spot in class.

 



How can I cancel my appointment/class?



1. Go to My Schedule to cancel your appointment/class at least one hour in advance of your start time

2. Go to the day and time you are looking to cancel

3. Click Cancel

4. There will be a confirmation question to make sure you want to cancel, then Click Yes, cancel.

5. You will receive a confirmation, Reservation Canceled. Would you like to make another reservation? You can choose Close or Yes.

 

 

Stay home if you have a fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose or shortness of breath or if you are a close contact of a person who tested positive for COVID-19 or have returned to Canada from an outside country within the last 14 days.

 

Thank you for being safe, kind and patent.  We're in this together.  We'll get through it together.

 

 


Summer Schedule

https://www.leduc.ca/sites/default/files/Summer%20Schedule%202020.pdf


Location

The pool is is located just off 50th Street, in beautiful Alexandra Park.


Pool Closure Information

We close for the following reasons as we want to ensure our patrons have the best experience possible at the Outdoor Pool.

Fouling Incident Public Swim | Bookings & Rentals | Lessons/Programs Pool cleared to deck. Re-open when safe.  Lessons continue on deck.
Medical Emergency Public Swim, Bookings, Rentals, Lessons & Programs Entire pool area cleared to changerooms until incident is cleared and it is safe to resume swim.
Mechanical Failure Public Swim, Bookings, Rentals, Lessons & Programs Pool cleared to another pool/deck. Re-open when safe.
Thunder/Lightning Public Swim, Bookings, Rentals, Lessons & Programs Facility closes and re-opens 30 minutes after the last sign of thunder or lightning.
Cold Weather/Rain Public Swim, Bookings, Rentals, Lessons, AquaFit and Programs Public Swim cancelled if temperature is below 18 degrees celsius.  Bookings & Rentals cancelled if temperature is below 16 degrees celsius.  Lessons run in all weather circumstances except thunder and lightning. AquaFit is cancelled if temperature is below 15 degrees celsius or a chance of precipitation is 60-100%.
Air Quality 7+ Health Index Public Swim, Bookings, Rentals, Lessons & Programs Facility closes and re-opens once AQHI indicates a level under 7.

To receive the latest updates with regards to the Outdoor Pool's hours of operation, if we are closing as a result of cold temperatures or precipitation, please follow us on Facebook @LeducAlexPool.


Patrons are encouraged to park in lots located at the Alex Arena and the Civic Centre. The parking lot directly south of the outdoor pool has been converted to a turnaround for traffic with accessible parking stalls. Please see the map below for a list of additional parking spots.


Pool Facilities

  • Main Pool: 25m, 5-lanes.
  • Dive Tank: 10.5m x 9m
  • Diving Board: 1m
  • Waterslide
  • 2 Change Rooms

Alex Pool maintains a temperature of 28 - 30 degrees, cool for aquatic fitness program participants and comfortable for public swimming. Please note that temperature fluctuations are more common at outdoor pools due to weather conditions.

This pool can be accessed via a set of stairs.

Each of the two change rooms (women's and men's) features changing stalls and toilet facilities (the lockable lockers and showers will not be in use at this time) and capacity in each will be limited to 25. 


Admission Rates

  Admissions
Child (3 - 7) $3.75
Youth (8 - 17) $4.75
Adult (18 - 59) $5.75
Senior (60 - 74) $4.75
Family** $15.25
Senior (75+) FREE

** Family admission includes 2 adults and all children less than 18 years of age, residing in the same household.

Already an LRC member? Your membership includes access to the outdoor pool too!
(Outdoor Pool memberships are non-transferable to the LRC)


Swimming Lessons and Program Information

Please note, Summer of 2020, swimming lessons will not be offered during this time. 

Aquatic programs are available at the Alex Pool from June to August. 


Supervision Requirements

Children 7 years of age and under must be actively supervised (in the water and within arm's reach) by an individual 14 years of age or older at all times. Supervisors will be given a matching wristband.

0 - 7 years of age must always be accompanied (maximum 4 children to 1 supervisor)
8+ years of age does not need to be accompanied


Personal Belongings

This season, due to limited change room access and a 1-way flow of traffic, lockers will not be available for use. Patrons are asked to not bring valuables and to monitor their belongings on the grass area near the pool.


Tuck Shop

Guest Services Desk provides a tuck shop that carries all your swimming needs, such as goggles, nose clips, swim caps, bathing suits, swim diapers, towels and sunscreen.


Deep End Requirements

All patrons under 16 years of age will be required to swim two lengths of an acceptable swim for the lifeguards. Once the lengths have been completed, to the facility standard, the patron will receive their deep end mark and be able to enter the deep end. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied in the deep end by their supervisor (14 years or older). Children can swim for their mark in a PFD and the PFD must be worn at all times in the deep end.


Pool Fouling

Unfortunately, on occasion, pools have to be closed unexpectedly due to pool fouling. Health regulations require that our pools be closed anywhere from 30 minutes to 24 hours for the necessary disinfecting.


Diaper Requirements

Disposable and cloth diapers are NOT allowed in the pools. Swim diapers are required for all children/patrons who are not toilet trained and are available at Guest Services for a nominal charge.


Pool Attire

Appropriate swimming apparel is required while in the pool.


Pool Deck Requirements for Shoes

For health and safety reasons, outdoor footwear and strollers are not permitted on deck or in the change rooms. Shoe racks are provided at the change room entrance and at the viewing area entrance on deck. Please remove all footwear upon entering the changeroom. Footwear can be stored in your locker or carried out to the grass area.


Food on Deck

For health and safety reasons the pool deck is a Food Free Zone. Drinks in non-breakable containers are acceptable on deck. Only water can be consumed in any of the pools. Food may be consumed on the grass areas and picnic tables.


Aquatic Fitness - Minimum Age

For health and safety reasons, drop-in and registered aquatic fitness program participants must be at least 14 years of age unless otherwise noted.