Saugeen Shores offers indoor public swimming, aquatic fitness programs, swimming lessons, advanced aquatic training courses and pool rentals.


The Centennial Pool is a municipally owned facility located at 780 Gustavus St. in Port Elgin.


Before you visit, take a look at our pool schedule for hours of operation, weekly programs and swim fees.

 Schedule changes and cancellations
  • June 29 to July 1 – Pool closed
  • August 3 to 5 – Pool closed for the Civic Holiday
  • August 17 to September 15 – Pool closed for annual maintenance

Learn more about our swimming lessons and programs.

Free swims

Join us for free Sponsored Fun Swims, offered by our community sponsors from October to March each year.

Learn how to become a community sponsor.


You can reserve Centennial Pool for pool parties. Your rental includes:

  • The inflatable pool playground
  • One hour of pool time
  • One hour in the party room

The pool rental costs $158 plus HST. Rentals are available on weekends beginning at 2:30pm. For more information, please contact our Programs & Facilities Booking Co-ordinator.

Aquatic policies

Centennial Pool users should be aware of the following policies:

Reports and studies

You can read the following reports and studies related to aquatics in Saugeen Shores.