Jimmy Thompson Memorial Pool

Hamilton, ON, CANADA

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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Jimmy Thompson Memorial Pool
1099 King Street East
Hamilton, ON L8M 1E2
(905) 546-4768

Adult Admission Price & Policy

CAD 5.20; SC(55) CAD 3.48. [September, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y x 15m, 7 lanes, indoors, 84ºF (29ºC).


Hamilton Municipality
43.249554, -79.830244

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

The pool was built for the 1930 British Empire Games, which were hosted by Hamilton. It’s a beautiful pool, great art deco architecture, unfortunately money problems forced the city to install a dropped ceiling - old pictures show an amazing look!

Facility Reviews

An older facility but clean and well-maintained. No ropes between lanes for lap swimming period and swimming is completely open (no requirement to circle swim). This did not cause problems when I was there, as there were only a few people in the pool. Lack of ropes and the older, high-side design of the pool made for choppy water. The lap swimming schedule is rather restricted. The water temperature was pleasant. There are no lockers; clothes and personal items may be put in basket and checked with an attendant.