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February 19, 2016

Swimming Pools

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Public Notice

Miramichi Community Wellness and Recreation would like to advise the public that the Golden Hawk Swimming Pool will be temporarily closing December 1st, 2018 to December 30th, 2018 to undergo necessary maintenance.

Daytime aquatic programming will be moved to the Miramichi Valley Pool for the month of December, and a schedule will be posted in the coming days. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Due to the necessary maintenance being carried out at the Golden Hawk Pool in the month of December, Miramichi Community Wellness & Recreation recommends the use of water shoes at the Golden Hawk pool up to the closure on December 1, 2018 when the pool will be closed to undergo necessary maintenance.

Interim Pool Schedules (Revised)– December 1, 2018 to January 6, 2019

Winter Instructional Swim Schedule (Revised) – January 7 to March 17, 2019

Winter Casual Swim Schedule – January 7 – March 17, 2019

Swim for Life Classes – To help decide which class your child should register in, click here for class descriptions – Lifesaving Society

Instructional Swim Registration

Online registration for winter instructional swim classes will go live beginning Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 5:30 pm. At the same time walk in registration will be held from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Recreation office, located at 94 General Manson Way,  for those who wish to pay by cash or debit card.

To view our fall class lineup, to set up your family profile prior to registration or to register on January 3, please visit our Booking Site

Indoor Pools

Miramichi Valley High School Pool
The pool was constructed and paid for in 1978 by the Town of Newcastle and operated henceforth by School District #16. The MVHS Pool is located on McKenna Ave. at the Miramichi Valley High School. The pool is operated from September to May. Click here for directions

Golden Hawk Pool
Indoor swimming pool operated by the City of Miramichi beginning Fall 1999. The Golden Hawk Pool is located in the Golden Hawk Recreation Complex on Pollard Ave at the former CFB Chatham. The pool is operated from September to May. Click here for directions

Outdoor Pools

Kinsmen Outdoor Pool
The Kinsmen outdoor swimming pool was constructed in 1967 and upgraded in 1980 in partnership with the Newcastle Kinsmen Club. This pool measures 80′ x 40′ with a gradual slope from 3′ to 10′. In 2005 the Kinsmen Pool was given a face-lift with new decking and a new heating system. The Pool is located on Beaumont Ave. The pool is operated from June to August. Click here for directions.

Chatham Outdoor Pool
Centrally located in Chatham this pool was constructed in the 1970’s and measures 82′ x 40′ with a depth of 3′ gradually sloping to 10′. The Chatham Outdoor Pool was given a new heating system in 2005. The pool is located on Henderson Street. The pool is operated from June to August. Click here for directions.

User fee & facility rental information