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Technical specifications

Recreational pool

  • Maximum capacity: 130 people
  • Irregularly shaped, with three areas:
    • a 1.47 m deep, 25 m wide area with three lanes,
    • a 6.5 m wide geothermally heated shallow area, from zero to one metre deep
      • Option of adding removable bleachers for up to 500 people
    • a play area with fountains and a 4.5 m high slide
  • A whirlpool next to the recreational pool for up to ten people
  • A sauna

Technical specifications for the pool

Olympic-size pool

  • 50 m long, with eight lanes, from 2 to 5 m deep
  • Maximum capacity: 160 people
  • Adjustable 12 m floor in the shallower end, in accordance with the 1.35 m minimum depth requirements of the International Amateur Swimming Federation (IASF)
  • Permanent bleachers for up to 515 people
  • 2 m wide mobile bridge that can divide the pool in two
  • Three lighting levels (300, 750 and 1000 lux)
  • Integrated audio system
  • Automatic scoring system and scoreboard for competitions
  • Net dividing the swimming pool and the recreational pool

Technical specifications for the pool

Diving boards

  • Two one-metre boards and two three-metre boards for synchronized diving
  • 3, 5, 7,5 and 10 m diving platform tower
  • Four 1 m training trampolines, one dry trampoline and one rigid board
  • A warm-up trampoline

Technical specifications for the pool

Resident sports clubs

Club de plongeon de Gatineau

Schedule and hours

Pools schedule and hours


You can rent all or part of the swimming pool, or the recreational pool (with or without the slide). The fee varies depending on the space and staff requirements for the activity.

About Gatineau

Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 285,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.

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