Please be advised that the Shearwater Pool will be closed beginning August 6th for scheduled maintenance and will remain closed for approximately 3 weeks. Any questions or concerns regarding classes and swim programs can be directed to our Aquatics Coordinator by calling 902-720-1777 or by emailing We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Shearwater 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.


  • 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

Hours of Operation:

Facility Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday, 0600hrs – 2130hrs 
Saturdays and Sundays, 0900hrs – 1400hrs
Gymnasium Hours (Open Recreation)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday          1800 - 2000
Saturday                                                       1200 - 1400
Sunday                                                          0900 - 1400

Fitness Class Schedule:

For a current list of our FIT Class Schedules, click here

Shearwater Sports Stores:

For information pertaining to equipment rentals and sports stores, click here

Contact Us:

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

For facility bookings please call (902) 721-8412