Register for recreation and community programs

Winter Program Registration

Winter programs are available to view on Registration for winter programs will open on December 7 at 8 a.m. for residents of Okotoks and Foothills County, and on December 14 at 8 a.m. for non-residents. 

Browse & register for programs

Winter Programs - Registration Information

Winter registration for community programs, culture programs and swimming lessons is just around the corner! Program information is available on so check it out to browse what's available. Registration for winter programs will open on the following dates: 

Winter Program Registration Dates
•    Thursday, December 7 at 8:00 a.m. for residents of Okotoks & Foothills County
•    Thursday, December 14 at 8:00 a.m. for non-residents

The Winter 2024 Program Guide is here! View program information below, or at

Print a copy of the Winter Guide

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

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  • 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

Not only can you register online for swim lessons, but also find detailed program descriptions, dates, costs and locations for every program listing online at ActiveOkotoks:

Swim Lesson Registration

About 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 LEVELS Lifesaving Society's swim for life programs.

Pick one that suits your interests:

  • Parented swim lessons
  • Stroke improvement classes
  • Adult swim lessons

Lifesaving Programs and Courses


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. 

Swim Lesson Report Cards

We have gone paperless! Starting summer and fall of 2021 - each registrant will be provided a unique ID number to input into our online report card system. Please contact the Aquatic Programs team if you lost your ID number. 

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.

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

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.

Last Updated: December 6, 2023