The Shearwater Gym is closed to everyone with exception of D-BMQ serial and Sea Survival courses. All critical FORCE testing is being conducted at the Fleet (Dockyard) Gym.

Shearwater Fitness, Sports & Recreation Centre Shearwater Fitness, Sports & Recreation Centre

Shearwater Fitness, Sports and Recreation Centre is a large, state of the art facility with a variety of amenities to help you and your family live a healthly lifestyle.

Starting Monday, February 15th, 2021, Military dependents and Veterans will be allowed to use the gym free of charge until March 31st 2021. (Shearwater Fitness and Sports Centre only)

In order to use the gym after April 1st, 2021, a membership must be purchased for all military dependents. More information to follow in March.

Membership at this time is restricted to Military, DND, active military dependents and spouses, and retired military members.
ID is required and a CFone card is required for dependents and spouses.

Please Read all documents carefully:
2021 Rules
Updated Online Booking Guide
How to Cancel Online Bookings

We will now be accepting gym and pool bookings for military members! 
Please CLICK HERE for full instructions on setting up your account and booking your time.


  • Large double gymnasium with a regulation basketball court, two volleyball courts and four badminton courts
  • Weight room
  • Cardio room
  • Spin class room
  • Multipurpose room
  • Squash court
  • Functional fitness room
  • Six-lane, 25 meter pool
DND members, along with their family and friends, are encouraged to purchase a Gym Activity Pass (GAP) in order to gain full access to all 3 PSP Fitness, Sports and Recreation Centers*, as well as Public Swims, Public Skates and Macdonald Beach. Click here for GAP pricing and information.
*Applies to all 3 facilities for members with a valid Military ID
*Applies ONLY to Shearwater and Stadacona facilities for members without a Military ID

NEW Hours of Operation:

Facility Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday: Closed due to restrictions
Saturdays:  Closed due to restrictions
Sundays: Closed due to restrictions

Pool Hours (Lane Swim)
Monday -  Closed due to restrictions
Tuesday & Thursday: Closed due to restrictions
Saturday: Closed due to restrictions

Contact Us:

For additional information regarding Shearwater Fitness, Sports and Recreation Centre, please call (902) 720-1071

For facility bookings please call (902) 720-2160

For Aquatics programs and MacDonald Beach please call (902) 720-1777