51 Forest Hills Parkway Dartmouth, NS B2W 6C6

Pool Parties

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General Information

Birthday parties are 2 hours in duration. The first hour of the party is in the pool, and the second hour is in the party room. 1 adult for every 5 children under the age of 8 years old is required to be in the pool for the duration of the swim time. The party host is responsible to provide desired food, beverages, decorations, and all required supplies. Outside food and non-alcoholic beverages are permitted. The room is available 30 minutes prior to the start of the party for setting up and decorating. There is a 30-minute period at the end of the party available for cleaning and packing up.

All birthday party attendees aged 12 or older must be fully vaccinated to enter the building. They will be required to show proof of full vaccination as well as government-issued identification at the front desk upon arrival. Parents who accompany attendees into the building will also need to be fully vaccinated and show proof of full vaccination. Please wear a non-medical mask while entering and exiting the building, and in all public spaces of the facility.

Fourteen (14) days of notice before the event date must be provided to receive a refund or credit; cancellations received less than 14 days prior to the event will be subject to the full payment (including all taxes).

CHP Private Pool Party

  • The entire pool complex is available as a private rental.
  • Access to slide, diving board and rope.
  • Lagarde Room is available for cake and presents after.
  • Invite up to 25 people in total.
  • Swim for an hour, then continue to the party in a private party room for an hour.

Cost: $299 taxes in


  • Saturday 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Sunday 12:00-2:00pm

NEW Party packages coming in December

CHP Semi-Private Pool Party

  • The entire leisure pool and tot pool are available with exclusive access.
  • The Competition Pool is not available at all for this rental.
  • This package is for children 0-6 years old only, given the pool and room available.
  • Child care Room available for cake and presents after.
  • Invite up to 20 people total.
  • Swim for an hour, then continue the party in a private party room for an hour.

Cost: $200 taxes in


  • Saturday 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Sunday 1:00-3:00pm

CHP Open Swim Pool Party

  • Come swimming during a public open swim. The pool is shared with the open swim and there is no exclusive pool space for the party.
  • Stewart Hall Room available for cake and presents after.
  • Invite up to 20 people total.
  • Swim for an hour, then continue the party in a private party room for an hour.

Cost: $175 taxes in


  • Saturday 2:00pm - 4:00pm


  • Please wear a mask when you enter/exit the building. Once you are ready to go swimming, you are permitted to remove it
  • We ask that you respect social distancing at all times
  • No bags, food or outdoor shoes are permitted on the pool deck.
  • Private Pool Rentals consist of 1 hour in the pool and 1 hour in the party room after and are considered a private rental.
  • This rental is limited to a maximum number of people depending on public health rules. This includes everyone in the pool and on the pool deck and will be enforced.
  • Everyone attending a party who is over the age of 12 will need to show proof of being fully vaccinated before entry is permitted.
  • Children who turned 12 between January 1 and October 4 this year will have until Dec. 31 to attend events and activities while they get vaccinated; children who turn 12 after October 4 will have three months from their birthday to get vaccinated and be able to provide proof.
  • Youth who are 13 to 18 years old and have proof that they received one dose of vaccine can participate in sport, recreation, arts and culture programming and have until October 26 to get their second dose.
  • Our rental waiver is available here. Please read carefully and let us know if you have any questions.
    (Please note: Where it asks you to "Insert Name of Sports Association or League", please enter your group name or your name, if there is no group.)

Booking a Rental

Details and How to book online can be found here

All Private Pool Rentals must be booked online through HRM Rec. Please visit www.halifax.ca/myrec to create or sign in to your HRM Recreation account. Once you are signed in, go to the left-hand side of the page and click " Search for Courses". On the next page, click the drop-down arrow under " Main category" and choose "_Birthday Parties and Private Pool Rentals" and then Search. A list of all HRM birthday parties and private pool rentals will appear, including those at other facilities. From there, select a date and time that is available and click "pay in full". You will then see the description of the birthday party and you can register. Payment is due upon booking to confirm the party.

You may also call our Aquatics Director directly to ask any questions:

Taylor Naugle

Cancellation Policy

The cancellation policy can be found here

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