children playing on splashpad

In the City of Peterborough, we have public beaches, wading pools and splash pads.

We also have three public pools.

Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre

The Sport and Wellness Centre is an accessible facility with a 20 m leisure pool with three lanes, water features, slide and a PoolPod accessible chair lift. The Centre also has a therapy pool, with a wheelchair ramp and swirl pool with soothing jets. The City of Peterborough offers Lifesaving Society programming. Drop in for a swim, register for a program, or purchase a membership. Learn more about the Centre and its programs:
Photo Gallery: PSWC Aquatic Centre will appear here on the public site.


The YMCA of Peterborough has a 25-metre lap pool and a therapy pool. It also has a hot tub.

Trent University Athletics Centre

Trent University Athletics Centre is in the north end of Peterborough. It has a 25-metre lap pool and a warm therapy pool. Trent University also has North America's most advanced indoor rowing/paddling tank.