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Waubuno Beach Swim Program

2024 Group Swimming Lessons

The best way to learn to swim, is in the water. Join us at Waubuno Beach this summer for Swim For Life- Lifesaving Society Swimming Lessons. 

Click here for the Town of Parry Sound 2024 Swimming Lesson Information Package

Registration opens Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 10:00am 

Registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Online registration is recommended to ensure that your application is processed as quickly as possible. In person and mailed registrations will be time stamped upon arrival and added to the queue. 

Online registration: Click here to register online 

In person registration: in person registration will be available after 10am on Wednesday, May 15th at 52 Seguin Street, Parry Sound. Click here for Swimming Lesson Registration Form

Mailed registration: mailed registrations will be accepted after May 15th. Click here for Swimming Lesson Registration Form

Please mail your registration & payment to: 

Town of Parry Sound
ATTN Jayme Young
52 Seguin Street,
Parry Sound, On, 
P2A 1B4

Daily Sessions (DS) run everyday, Monday-Friday for two weeks: 

  • DS 1: July 08-July 19
  • DS 2: July 22-August 02
  • DS 3: August 05-August 16 

Evening Sessions (ES) run on the identified days for four weeks:

  • ES 1A: Monday/Wednesday: July 08-July 31
  • ES 1B: Tuesday/Thursday: July 09-August 01
  • ES 2A: Monday/Wednesday: August 05-August 28
  • ES 2B: Tuesday/Thursday: August 06-August 29

**Swimming lessons take place RAIN OR SHINE. In the event that the weather is not appropriate for in water lessons- instructors will teach water safety and dry land training. 

Parent & Tot, Preschool, Swimmer 1 & 2:

  • Resident Rate: $60.00
  • Non-Resident Rate: $70.00 

Swimmer 3-Swimmer 9: 

  • Resident Rate: $70.00
  • Non-Resident Rate: $80.00

Recommended: Identify your child's Lifesaving Society Swimming Lesson Level in advance of registration day. 

Click here for Swim for Life Lesson Levels 

If you need assistance in selecting the correct swimming level, please click here to email our Aquatics Coordinator

Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross may be available for the 2024 season. Please email our Aquatics Coordinator requesting to be added to our list to receive an email when details are confirmed. 

Click here for Daily Session Schedule 

Click here for Evening Session Schedule 

Lesson Schedules are subject to change based on registration & staffing 

2024 Private Swimming Lessons

Private Swimming Lessons are returning to Waubuno Beach for the 2024 season. 

Requests for Private Swimming Lessons opens Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Online requests will be reviewed as they are submitted. Our lifeguard team will work with families to secure private lessons on a first come, first served basis. 

Online Request: Click here to submit your request for Private Swimming Lessons

Telephone Request: Call our Community Recreation Coordinator to discuss your private lesson request at 705-746-2701 x 201

Private lesson schedules will be negotiated between the parent, and our Swim Instructor Team. Frequency and timing of private lessons will be dependent on Swim Instructor availability. 

Private lessons will include ten 30-minute classes 

**Private lessons are limited to one child per lesson. Thank you for your cooperation. 

Resident of the Town of Parry Sound: $180.00

Non resident of the Town of Parry Sound: $200.00

Bronze Medallion/Bronze Cross

Bronze Medallion/Bronze Cross courses will require a minimum number of registered participants. Register early to avoid disappointment. 

Registration in Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. 

Online Registration: Click here to register online 

Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid: 

  • at least 13 years old, OR 
  • Completed Bronze Star

Bronze Cross: 

  • Completed Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid

Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid:

  • August 13-August 16
  • 10:30am-3:30pm daily
  • Waubuno Beach 

Bronze Cross: 

  • August 19-August 23
  • 10:30am-2:30pm daily 
  • Waubuno Beach 

Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid (includes workbook): 

  • Resident: $145.00
  • Non resident: $155.00 

Bronze Cross (includes workbook): 

  • Resident: $145.00
  • Non resident: $155.00

Junior Lifeguard Program

Welcome future lifeguards! Whether you are drawn to educating yourself in aquatics, eager to gain volunteer experience/hours, looking to learn more about water safety and rescues or simply looking to see if lifeguarding is a possible future job for you, you're in the right place! The Junior Lifeguard Program is returning to Waubuno Beach this year, and is designed to introduce aspiring lifesavers aged 11-17 to the essential skills and responsibilities of a lifeguard. 

August 26th-30th   |  10am-4pm  |  Waubuno Beach

To apply to the Junior Lifeguard Program: 

  • Aged 11-17 
  • Previously passed Lifesaving Society Swimmer 4 (or able to pass a swimming test)

There is no cost to participate in this program. Town of Parry Sound staff will sign off on Volunteer Hours for Junior Lifeguards who are accepted and complete the program. 

Ready to Dive in? Apply now to secure your spot in this exciting program returning to Waubuno Beach. The deadline to apply to be a part of the Junior Lifegurad Team is August 02, 2024. Please note: The Town of Parry Sound Aquatic Staff will accept applications as they are received. We expect this program to be competitive. Please ensure that you complete the application early in the process to avoid disappointment. 

Submission of an application is not a guarantee of acceptance in the program. We are looking for youth that have a strong desire to work in Aquatics, are leaders among their family and peer groups, and have a commitment to water safety. 

Click here to access the online application

Contact Us


Town of Parry Sound
52 Seguin Street
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1B4
T. (705) 746-2101
F. (705) 746-7461

Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM ET
Closed on statutory holidays