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COVID-19 Notice

It is important to realize that our recreation facilities will look and feel different when you visit. Please review the latest COVID-19 information on the COVID recreation update page

Facilitating a healthy, active community

We provide a variety of recreation programs, classes, and leisure opportunities to help maintain a healthy, safe, engaged community. Our services and facilities strive to facilitate community connectivity and quality of life through delivering high-quality programs, activities and services. Choose from a wide selection of activities including swimming lessons, art programs, fitness, health and wellness courses, personal development programs, as well as many types of sports and recreation programs.

Browse & register for programs online

Register for a program or lesson

    ActiveOkotoks is the website the Town uses to provide you access to all registered swimming, arts, fitness, wellness, sports, recreation, and personal development programs, as well as recreation schedules.  

    Ways to register

     Sign inCreate account
    • Call 403-938-8954 to register. Please make sure you have the Course ID numbers handy.
    • You can register in-person for any Town of Okotoks program at the Okotoks Recreation Centre Client Services desk. 
      Consent form for blended programs

    Notes:

    • If you HAVE made a facility booking, purchased an Okotoks Recreation Centre facility pass, bought a culture membership, or registered in a swim lesson, community program or culture class within the last 18 months, you will have an account in the new system.
      • Please select Log in to access your account, then
      • Enter your email address and create a new password. 
    • If you  HAVE NOT accessed community services within the last 18 months or if you are new to the area and need to create an account, please select New Account.

    Registered Swim Lessons

    The Okotoks Aquatics Centre uses the Lifesaving Society's Swim For Life program. The Swim for Life program stresses lots of in-water practice to develop solid swimming strokes and skills and incorporates valuable Water Smart®education that will last a lifetime.

    We have many private, semi-private and group aquatics programs and lessons for all ages.  Learn more about LEVELSLifesaving Society's swim for life programs.

    Pick one that suits your interests:

    Lifesaving Programs and Courses

    Waitlists

    If the lesson or course you are looking for is full, then please ask to be put on the waitlist. Staff use these waitlists to add classes based on greatest demand. Please keep in mind that added classes may have different start times and dates, so you may need to be a little flexible. 

    Registration Tips

    When registering online please make sure that you complete all the prompts required. This information will assist our staff in making certain that your child is placed in the correct class. All swimmers will also be evaluated by their instructor on the first day of lesson to ensure that swimmers are in the class that meets their individual needs best. 

    The Town of Okotoks Community Programs offers a wide range of education, recreation, creative, cultural and leisure learning programs for all demographic groups. Programs and activities change seasonally and are offered at a variety of facilities throughout town, including Town facilities and schools. The location is noted in each program listing.

    Detailed program descriptions, dates, costs and locations can be found for every program listing on ActiveOkotoks.ca.

    Learn more about our variety of programs:

    Family programs

    Children & Youth programs

    Adult programs

    Subsidized Fee Rates

    There are a number of services that offer subsidies and support to participate in recreational activities. Income guidelines apply. Learn more about Recreation Fee Assistance options.

    We offer a variety of cultural programs for all ages throughout the year. These programs typically relate to current exhibits at the Art Gallery or explore the history of Okotoks in a creative way. A full summary of dates, times and themes for each program can be found in the Culture Program Guide, which is produced three times each year.

    Programs and classes are offered for creative types wanting to try something new, or who want to build on existing skill sets. 

    Find out the current creativity and culture program offerings on ActiveOkotoks.ca: