Everything about the Swimming and Lifesaving Lessons in Lachine

Last updated November 24, 2023
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The Arrondissement de Lachine offers you lifesaving training as well as swimming lessons and fitness courses at low prices. Discover the courses and details about registration:

Three sessions are offered during the year: fall, winter-spring and summer. Depending on the season, classes are held at the pool at the Collège Sainte-Anne sports complex or at the Parcs LaSalle and Kirkland outdoor swimming pools.

Swimming lessons

The borough offers the Lifesaving Society’s Swim for Life program for youngsters and adults. Children must be accompanied in the water by a parent or guardian for the Parent & Tot 1, 2 and 3 classes.

If you need information about your child’s level,  send us an email or read the document written by the Société de sauvetage.

Physical fitness courses

Aquatic fitness courses for adults are also available: aquaforme, aquajogging, aquabootcamp, aquanatal and aquapoussette.  Water sports work your muscles  and cardio and reduce the risk of joint injuries.

Lifesaving training

Courses in first aid and lifesaving are also available for re-certification and upgrading skills. Some courses are subsidized bye the Québec government and are now free of charge.

Swimming training

Would you rather train with other motivated people? CALAC, a recognized organization in our borough, teaches you to improve your endurance and speed through training sessions adapted to your needs. Contact them for more details.

For solo swimmers, there are lane swimming periods on the public swim schedule at the pool at the Collège Sainte-Anne sports complex from September to May Admission is free.


Approximately one month before the registration date, the list of courses is posted online on loisirs.montreal.ca. Choose the period that interests you in the Session section.

Registration dates for 2024


Registration for Lachiners

Registration for all


Online: starting January 9 at 6 p.m.

Online and in person at the Bureau Accès Montréal de Lachine*: starting January 10 at 8:30 a.m.


Online: starting May 7 at 6 p.m.

Online and in person at the Bureau Accès Montréal de Lachine*: starting May 8 at 8:30 a.m.


Online: starting September 3 at 6 p.m.

Online and in person at the Bureau Accès Montréal de Lachine*: starting September 4 at 8:30 a.m.

*To avoid disappointment, we advise you to check if the desired course is already full before showing up.


  • Parent and child must have a valid Accès Lachine card for the entire duration of the session. This card may be renewed free of charge at the Bibliothèque de Saint-Pierre or at the Bibliothèque Saul-Bellow. Non-residents may obtain a card number by calling the Bibliothèque Saul-Bellow at 514 872-5080 if they wish to register online.
  • If the server is unavailable when you try to register, please try again later. If we can’t fix the problem quickly, we will suspend registration until the following day to give everyone a chance to register. If a problem occurs during registration, please write to: [email protected]
  • Charge (plus tax) will be deducted from your refund if you later change your mind and quit.
  • No refunds will be offered once an activity has started unless you have a doctor’s note or a class is cancelled by the borough.