Accora Village Amenities

Swimming Pools


At 18.25 metres long and 1.37 metres (4.5 feet) deep including swimming lanes, our indoor saltwater pool provides residents with ample space to swim. Residents can relax in the beach area or saltwater hot tub with hydrotherapy jets. Accora Village kids will gravitate to the mushroom fountain sprinkler. The indoor pool and hot tub are located inside our Recreation Centre.

Main Pool: 28 – 30 degrees Celsius (82.4- 86 degrees Fahrenheit)
Hot Tub: 38– 40 degrees Celsius (100-104 Fahrenheit)


Our heated outdoor pool is 15 metres long and 3 metres (10 feet) deep. Sit at one of the nearby picnic tables or lounge chairs and take in the warm summer vibe. The outdoor pool is located behind Deschene Court at 220 Woodridge Crescent and is open weekends in June and 7-days a week in July and August.


We offer a wide range of water-based activities for adults and families including recreational swims and aquatic fitness classes. For those who want to improve their swimming skills, we offer the Lifesaving Society Swim Program. All swim times are currently available by reservation only.

Reserved Swims:
Reserved swims are available for all Accora Village residents.

  • Family Swim
  • Adult Swim (18+ years)
  • Open Swim
  • Senior Swim (65+ years)
  • Lane Swim (14+ years)
  • Women’s Only Open Swim

Lifesaving Society Swim for Life – Preschool:
Lifesaving Society Swim for Live – Preschool is a five-level program for four-month to five-year-old children. Swimmers participate in the level that is best suited to them, based on their age and ability.

  • Parent & Tot (4 months to 3 years – attend with a parent/guardian)
  • Preschool (3 to 5 years)

Lifesaving Society Swim for Life – Swimmer:
Lifesaving Society Swim for Life – Swimmer is a 6-level program for five to 15-year-old children. Children learn to swim and become water-safe in a fun environment that promotes fitness and achieving their personal best.

  • Levels 1 – 6 (6 to 15 years)

Adult Swimming Lessons:
A great environment for those 16 years of age and older who want to learn to swim or simply improve their swimming skills. Our Lifesaving Society-certified instructors tailor lessons for each participant, based on skill, goals and comfort in the water.

  • Beginner & Intermediate (16+ years)

Private Lessons:
A great option for those who want to learn how to swim in a 1-on-1 environment with one of our certified Lifesaving Society Swim Instructors. From Preschool 1 to Adult Intermediate, all levels are available in a private lesson format. Semi-private lessons are also available for family and friend groups.

  • Preschool (3 to 5 years)
  • Swimmer 1 – 6 (5 to 15 years)
  • Adult Beginner & Intermediate (16+ years)

Advanced Swimming Lessons:
This is a great option for those looking to polish their swimming techniques, advance their water skills or learn how to perform in-water rescues.

  • Power Swim (8 to 15 years)
  • Lifesaving Sport Team (8 to 16 years)
  • Bronze Star
  • Bronze Medallion (13+ or Bronze Star)
  • Bronze Cross (must have Bronze Medallion)

Aquatic Fitness:
Our coach-led fitness classes will help you improve your fitness level in and out of the water. Participation is always fun and of course we always encourage participants to go at their own pace.

  • Aquafit (16+)
  • Aqua Zumba (16+)

Poolside Comfort and Amenities

Whether you choose to take a dip in our indoor or outdoor pool, we want it to be a fun and relaxing experience. 

  • Our indoor pool has ample space for activities or lounging where you’ll find chairs, benches, and a hot tub. 
  • Our outdoor pool offers picnic tables, lounge chairs, and umbrellas for ample opportunity to take advantage of the warm summer weather.


Frequently Asked Questions

We have two swimming pools available at Accora Village, one indoor and one outdoor. Both meet high safety and cleanliness standards for the health and wellness of our residents.

Our Ottawa apartments include an indoor saltwater pool with swimming lanes and a play area with a mushroom sprinkler. Next to the pool is a saltwater hot tub, perfect for relaxing after a long day!

Outdoors, you’ll find our heated pool, which is open on weekends in June and seven days a week in July and August. Contact us today to learn more about our pool hours.

Visitors can enjoy all of our poolside amenities at either pool, but Accora Village residents have complimentary access to both pools and the hot tub. 

Our indoor pool is open year-round, while the outdoor pool is only open on weekends in June and all week in July and August.

Yes, we offer a range of swimming lessons and water aerobics at our pools. Our swimming lessons are available for children as young as four months, accompanied by a parent or guardian, through to adult beginner and intermediate classes. We welcome swimmers of all ages and skill levels to take part in our classes.

We also offer AquaFit and Aqua Zumba for those over the age of 16. Reserve your spot in one of our aquatic fitness classes today!

At our Ottawa apartments, residents can visit our indoor or outdoor pool with guests. We welcome you to swim or lounge and take full advantage of the amenities of these facilities. 

Yes, a lifeguard is always on duty during both pools’ standard operating hours. However, children aged seven and under, and those between eight and 13 who haven’t passed a swim test, cannot be in the pool area without a guardian over 14. Contact us today to learn more about our pool admission standards.

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Sign a lease for a 1-bedroom apartment at either our Orion or Cobalt buildings before June 30 to receive one month in free rent. Limited time offer.  Conditions apply.  Contact one of our Leasing agents today for details.