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Public Swimming is Back at the Sally Borden Building, Banff Centre!

Public Swimming

Started Monday, January 22. These sessions are monitored by a lifeguard.

Sundays: 1 – 4 p.m.
Mondays: 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Wednesdays: 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Fridays: 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 1 – 4 p.m.


Cost: $2+ GST for Banff residents aged 5 and older
Free for Banff residents aged 4 and under
Non-residents are welcomed to attend by paying the Banff Centre drop-in fees

 Lifeguarded public swimming are being subsidized and offered by the Town of Banff in partnership with the Banff Centre. 

Note: Proof of Banff Residency must be provided in the form of a Banff Activity Pass prior to attending a public swimming session. 

Anyone with a Banff Activity Pass without a Photo on the ID Card must present a government-issued ID with a photo, along with the Banff Activity Pass card in order to access the Sally Borden Public Swimming Programs.  

To get a new Banff Activity Pass with a photo please visit Town Hall or The Fenlands during regular business hours and a new card will be issued. 

The list of activities is long! Check the calendar.

Programs offered are so varied; certainly there are few you’d like to try if you haven’t already.

Check the calendar for times and locations of the following:

Crafting Together

Duplicate Bridge

Fitness and Gentle Fitness

Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates

Indoor Walking

Dance Conditioning, Aerobic Dance

Singalong Strings & Singers

Book Club

Coffee/Tea/Conversation & Games

Community Lunch, Seniors Lunch

and … there are always more being added


How Are We Doing?

The Banff Seniors Society Executive would appreciate all feedback on what programs you have enjoyed this year and which others you’d still like to try. We are doing our best to address the interests expressed at April’s Annual General meeting.

Help Needed at the Seniors Centre

Please help fill the schedule for the preparation, serving and clean-up of the coffee/tea/conversation and games time at the Banff Seniors Centre held Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Pioneer Room.

Help for setting up, serving, and clean up at the monthly birthday party would be appreciated.

Assistance is required for the delivery of meals form Origin on Friday afternoons.

We need some competition for Reg and Terry at cribbage!

Programs to Discover

The Banff Public Library, the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, the Banff Centre, Parks Canada, the Town of Banff, and Banff and Lake Louise Tourism all offer programs throughout the year. Check the weekly Rocky Mountain Outlook newspaper for details.


Book Club, Upcoming Book Titles:

November 28, 2023: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

December – no meeting – write some Christmas cards or do some baking….

January 23, 2024: When All is Said by Anne Griffith

February 20, 2024: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

March 19, 2024: The Postcard by Anne Berest

April 16, 2024: Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky