The Town of Devon is happy to announce that we are open for the 2021 season! We are thrilled to see you back. We’ve missed you and we’re excited to offer you the programs you love and more!
Public Swim & Lane Swim are drop-in only, all other programs must be pre-booked.
Membership & Daily Admission Fees
Lessons, Aqua Fit, Private Rentals & Aquatic Leadership programs need to be booked in advance.
How to Register:
Lots of things have changed in the last year and we are here to offer a safe outdoor activity for you and your family to enjoy. Here are some things you should know:
If you have any questions contact us and we will get back to you as soon as we can! If calling, please leave a voicemail as we may already be on the phone.
To register for courses, visit devon.recdesk.com
This course is designed for participants to become certified Red Cross Swimming Instructors. This is a course consisting of two parts. The in pool evaluation and online portion will take place from July 5 - 23, 2021 participants must complete this module to move to part 2 running from July 26 - 30.
Prerequisite: Must have completed up to level 10 of the Red Cross Swim program and be a minimum of 15 years old.
The Bronze Medallion is a step towards gaining the lifeguarding certification. It teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill, and fitness.
Prerequisite: Bronze Star or 13 years or older.
Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard and Instructor certification.
Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion
National Lifeguard certification builds on the fundamental skills, knowledge and values of the Lifesaving Society to develop the practical skills and knowledge required by lifeguards. The program develops the basic lifeguarding skills, principles, and decision-making process to help lifeguards evaluate and adapt to different aquatic facilities and emergencies. This course is paired with Aquatic Emergency Care which is a more advanced Standard First Aid course designed for Lifeguards to introduce spinal care and shallow water rescue and is a prerequisite to the National Lifeguard Certification.
Prerequisites: Bronze Cross, need not be current, and minimum 16 years of age.
The Bronze Cross recertification course offers renewal of the Bronze Cross certification. Participants must bring their certifications to this course to present to the recertifying instructor. Certification Currency: 2 years from the date of recertification.
National Lifeguard/Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) recertification course offers renewal of National lifeguard/AEC certification. Participants must bring their certifications to this course to present to the recertifying instructor. Certification Currency: 2 years from the date of recertification.
National Lifeguard Instructor recertification course offers renewal of National lifeguard Instructor certifications. Participants must bring their certifications to this course to present to the recertifying instructor. Certification Currency: 2 years from the date of recertification.
Aqua-Fit classes are invigorating and fun! Using a variety of movements to get your heart rate up and your muscles working hard against the resistance of the water, you will leave this class feeling happy and rejuvenated.
Aqua Fit is offered through pre-registration. Please register at devon.recdesk.com prior to attending.
The Devon Dolphins Swim Club is a competitive swim team based out of the community of Devon. Swimmers train to swim faster by improving their swimming strokes, turns, and dives. Swimmers develop confidence in their abilities, develop healthy life-long habits, and make new friends while having fun under the summer sun and in the fresh air! Find out more info and register here.
Registration is now open!
Bring your whole family to Swim to Survive it is as easy as 1-2-3! Anybody can learn Swim to Survive no matter your swimming level! Your family can get the essential survival and swim skills to:
- Have Fun! Open the door to safe fun in the water.
- Be Safe! Know how to swim to safety in times of trouble.
- Stay Fit! Swimming works muscles you didn’t know you had!
Your family will gain vital survival skills needed to recover from a sudden fall into deep water. This straightforward approach teaches you how to recover from a fall into deep water and develops the necessary basic swimming skills needed to reach safety.
Register at devon.recdesk.com
Lane swim is first come first serve on a drop-in basis. No pre-registration required. Check the program schedule at devon.ca/pool for lane swim times.
Group lessons & private lessons are being offered this season. Lessons do not require parents to attend. Pool members receive a discount on lessons.
Resources for Parents:
Register at devon.recdesk.com
Private rentals are a 1 hour facility booking. Persons attending from different households are recommended to maintain physical distance.
To book a Private Rental, visit devon.recdesk.com
Public swim is offered on a drop-in basis. No pre-registration required. Check the program schedule at devon.ca/pool for public swim times.
To register for the Junior Lifeguard Club, visit devon.recdesk.com
The Junior Lifeguard Club (JLC) offers serious fun for kids 8 years and up who can swim at least 25m and tread water for 2 minutes. The Jr. Lifeguard Club provides an action-packed challenge for kids who love the water but who want more than "lessons."
The Club stresses fun and aquatic skill development based on personal-best achievement. Building on skills they already have, Junior Lifeguard Club members work to develop and improve swimming and other aquatic skills with emphasis on: Swimming skills, Lifesaving skills, Lifesaving knowledge, Leadership & teamwork, Community education, Competition, Personal fitness.
As part of the Junior Lifeguard Club's service to the community, Club members will create and execute their own Water Smart® community education projects.
The Junior Lifeguard Club is water-based - most of the activities happen in the water. These activities may be supplemented with dry-land fun or community education projects, displays and demonstrations.
Watch this area for commonly visited areas of our website, or areas that are current or new.
Stay informed and get the latest news on whats happening in Devon. the "Our Devon" newsletter is published quarterly. Provide your email address and we'll let you know when each new edition comes out.
Municipal Office Contact
Town of Devon Municipal Office
1 Columbia Avenue West
Devon, AB T9G 1A1
Google Map: View Large Map
Follow Us! We'd love to hear from you.