The Joyce Fromson pool is a six-lane saltwater swimming pool complete with diving area. The pool and pool programs cater to our campus communities including students, staff, faculty and alumni in addition to serving the general public.
Pool Location and Access
The Joyce Fromson Pool is located just east of and connected to the Frank Kennedy Centre at the Fort Garry Campus. Access to the pool deck and pool viewing area is available through the Frank Kennedy Centre only. The Joyce Fromson Pool is accessible for people with disabilities. Our customer service staff is available and can assist individuals requiring access to the pool deck lift.
Change, shower and rest facilities are located in the Frank Kennedy Centre and include both men’s and ladies locker rooms in addition to our Community Change Room. The Community Change Room has been designed for everyone. It contains space that is accessible and enclosed for changing, showering and using the rest facilities. It provides privacy and safety for anyone including:
Please note that the temperature of the pool is 28ºC. This pool is a training centre for high performance athletes and therefore it must be maintained at this temperature.
***Annual Pool Closure: The Joyce Fromson Pool will be shut down starting Saturday, August 26, 2017 until Friday September 15, 2017 for annual maintenance.***
In the event of an unplanned pool closure, a credit will be placed on the computer file of the swimming lesson participants affected. The credit amount will be for the missed class only and can be used for any Active Living program for one year. Where possible, every effort will be made to notify parents/participants of the closure.