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Swimming Pool, Beach and Gymnasium


Swimming Pool

In a fun and friendly atmosphere, swimming is good for morale and significantly relaxes the mind.  Swimming is also a great way to play sports while having fun. 

First, the benefit of water are used to relax the joints, tendons and ligaments.  It also allows the bone densification and fights against osteoporosis.  The exercises practiced help protect to the heart and regulate blood pressure.  It also increases lung capacity as well as your balance and reflexes.  Finally, the muscles, an application of this type of activity maintains and enhances muscle, without having to force yourself.

Candidates of all ages can practice this sport!



Le Centre
20, rue Humphrey, PO Box 730
Témiscaming (Québec)  J0Z 3R0

Telephone: (819) 627-3273, poste 111
Fax: (819) 627-3019

Public Swimming

Public swimming is an excellent activity for the whole family to enjoy.  The pool welcomes parents and children with its multiple slides, diving boards and its Tarzan rope.  Good time at a low cost!

Public swimming fees Residents Non-residents
Adult $ 4,50 $ 9,00
Student/Senior $ 3,00          $ 6,00
Family $ 9,00 $ 18,00
The pool is at your disposal following the conditions:

(a)    Adult over 16 years old
(o)    Open to all
(l)     Laps available

NOTE: * During public swimming, an adult must accompany, in the water, any kids that are less than 6 years old or that does not know how to swim.  Take note that if there are less than 25 swimmers, a lane for laps will be available.  Bathing cap is mandatory.  Bathing suites must be above the knee.

Information: (819) 627-3230

** The pool is closed during the summer for maintenance. It will be accessible when the sessions start at the end of August. The O'Splash is open all summer long!


Do you suffer from back pain, arthritis, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia?  Do you have musculoskeletal restrictions?  Do you want to enjoy the benefits of water?  Aquatherapy is perhaps the oldest technique for treating diseases.  There are many reasons to use aquatherapy.  It offers buoyancy, reduces muscle spasms, increases range of motion, increase circulation in the body and affected areas, reduces healing time and improves cardiovascular condition.  Aquatherapy is the best alternative for people who cannot tolerate other types of therapy.  You can talk to your doctor about this course and it can be funded by the Régie de l'Assurance Maladie du Québec.


Aquafitness consists of aquatic exercises to improve your fitness.  Regardless of your current level of training the water, aquafitness can be very beneficial.  These are various aerobic and muscle exercises, followed by a period of stretching and relaxation.  You will strengthen your muscles and improve your fitness without subjecting your body to extra wear and you will come strengthened, refreshed and energized.  Aquafitness is for all; it strengthens the muscles without straining vulnerable joints.  Training in the water provides a resistances equal to the entire range of motion.  It also has positive effects on the internal organs and the lymphatic system.  Indeed, the hydrostatic pressure, turbulence and the buoyancy of the water facilitates the venous return (return of blood to the heart) and lymphatic drainage.  These additional benefits explain why participants feel good at the end of a class; the body is refreshed rather than physically exhausted.

SPA and Saunas

Bienfaits du sauna et du SPA en bref :

  • Promotes relaxation, eliminate fatigue and muscle pain;
  • Improves blood circulation;
  • Cleans your skin;
  • Relieves stress and tension;
  • Removes impurities from the body;
  • Strengthens the immune system;
  • Helps you sleep better;
  • Soothes the mind.


Laps style swimming is designed for people wanting to enjoy a good time in the pool among adults.  You can use multiple accessories from the pool to relax, do laps with friend(s) or simply to get together to float in complete relaxation with people you enjoy spending time with.  Semi-private lessons, up to 4 people, are also available during those hours.

Group Rental

Whether it is to celebrate a birthday, highlighting an event or get together with friends, the pool is the perfect place to have fun and enjoy yourselves.  The pool, with its whirlpool, saunas, diversified activities and many accessories will appeal to all.  The young and old will love to jump in the water with the Tarzan rope, slide on the different slides and heighten jumps on the trampoline.  Possibility of booking with a theme.  Affordable prices.  Book with your family or friend(s)!  Surprise your guests with an activity out of the ordinary!

Swimming Club and Pre-league

The objectives of the swimming club, a sports movement, is to help swimmers get and maintain a good physical condition.  We encourage participating in competition but it is not necessary.  And what not better than to have support from a trainer and other swimmers to motivate yourself and increase your pleasure with other people that has the same objectives as you.  Being part of a group will motivate you and will give you the extra push you need that will make the difference.  Pre-league is for kids 5 years old or older that want to do swimming competition.

Red Cross Courses

Red Cross has been offering swimming programs for more than 65 years.  The program helps participants develop five basics technics: the crawl, the back crawl, the backstroke, the breaststroke and the sidestroke.  Red Cross propose a program based on aquatic security and is used at a national level.  It is the most recognized and respected program worldwide.

Courses presently offered :

O'Splash public beach

The public beach is located on Kipawa road.  It is open throughout the summer.  A volleyball court, picnic tables and solar shelters are also available.



The G. Theberge school gymnasium is available to citizen Monday to Thursday from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, from beginning of September until the end of June for soccer, volleyball and badminton fans.

These activities are free and are managed by the Town of Témiscaming.

40, Boucher Street  PO Box 970
Témiscaming, Québec J0Z 3R0

*Access the gym through Grimmer Street (back door)


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Ball Hockey - winter

Soccer - spring
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Fitness room

The recreation centre has a fitness room with a variety of fitness equipment, weights, stationary bikes, treadmills, elliptical and more.

The fitness room is open the same days and times as the Centre.


The training room is strictly for the use of people 15 years or older.

For more information: 819-627-3230


Rackets sports fans can play a match at the recreation Centre.  Squash is available, by reservation, during the opening hours of the recreation Centre.

Rackets are available at the reception of the recreation Centre for $2.00.  Balls and goggles are lent for free.

For more information: 819-627-3230