Swimming

Zone3sports Swim Program

Welcome to Zone3sports Swimming, where our proven program can shave valuable time and save energy in your triathlons, so you can use it elsewhere in the race.

Zone3sports offers one of the best triathlon focused swim program in Ottawa. The overwhelming majority of the participants are triathletes. The coach is a triathlete. Rick Hellard knows and understands what it is to race in the open water, and to be nervous about it. Whether you are a novice triathlete or highly experienced, he knows what it takes to get you ready for your races, both physically and psychologically.

Option #1–Plant Recreation Centre + Sawmill Creek Pool

We use Plant Recreation Complex, 930 Somerset St at Preston St.  and Sawmill Creek Pool, 3380 D’aoust (directions)

Summer session–July 3 – August 30, $220 (HST incl)

  • Two swims per week
  • Tuesday, 6-7 AM at Plant Recreation Center
  • Thursday, 6-7 AM at Sawmill Creek, 3380 D’Aoust

Fall Session–Sept 4 – Dec 20, $500 (HST incl)

  • Three swims per week
  • Tuesday, 6-7 AM at Plant Recreation Center
  • Thursday, 6-7 AM at Sawmill Creek, 3380 D’Aoust
  • Saturday, 6-7:30 AM, Plant Recreation Center

No Swims

  • Thanksgiving Saturday, Oct 13, Plant Recreation Centre
  • Nov 27 – Jan 1 inclusive at Plant.  Sawmill swims will continue through the month of Dec.
  • Saturday, Dec 27, Sawmill Creek

Winter Session–Jan 5 – March 30, $500 (HST incl)

  • Three swims per week
  • Tuesday, 6-7 AM at Plant Recreation Center
  • Thursday, 6-7 AM at Sawmill Creek, 3380 D’Aoust
  • Saturday, 6-7:30 AM, Plant Recreation Center

No Swims

  • Family Day, Saturday, Feb 16

Spring Session–April 2 – June 29, $430 (HST incl)

  • Three swims per week
  • Tuesday, 6-7 AM at Plant Recreation Center
  • Thursday, 6-7 AM at Sawmill Creek, 3380 D’Aoust
  • Saturday, 6-7:30 AM, Plant Recreation Center

No Swims

  • Easter Saturday, April 20

Space is limited.

To inquire about registering, please contact Rick at zone3sports@gmail.com

Option #2– Bearbrook Outdoor Pool

Summer session–July 3 – August 30, $220 (HST incl)

  • Two swims per week at Bearbrook Outdoor Pool
  • Tuesday, 6-7 AM
  • Thursday, 6-7 AM

Splash Pool

Fall Session–Sept 4 – Dec 20, $420 (Hst incl)

  • Two swims per week
  • Tuesday, 6-7 AM
  • Thursday, 6-7 AM

Winter Session–Jan 5 – March 30, $315 (HST incl)

  • Two swims per week
  • Tuesday, 6-7 AM
  • Thursday, 6-7 AM

Spring Session–April 2 – June 29, $340 (HST incl)

  • Two swims per week
  • Tuesday, 6-7 AM
  • Thursday, 6-7 AM

Space is limited.

To inquire about registering, please contact Sharon at triathloncanada@gmail.com