Winter 2012 Leisure Guide Now Available

December 06, 2011

The Winter 2012 Leisure Guide is now available at all civic indoor pools, libraries and leisure centres, and will be available Saturday at a number of retail locations. Winnipeg Free Press subscribers will receive a copy in their weekend edition of the paper on Saturday, December 3. The Leisure Guide can also be viewed online by visiting .

The City of Winnipeg is introducing a new registration process for the Winter 2012 session.  Program registration will have staggered startdates as follows:

· Tuesday, December 13 at 9:00 a.m., registration begins for swimming lessons only.

· Wednesday, December 14 at 9:00 a.m., registration for swimming lessons continues and registration for all other programs begins.

Registration for all programs will be ongoing after these start dates.

Please note that on December 13 and December 14, in-person registration will not be accepted at the Bonivital or Margaret Grant Pools.

A new South-East Registration Centre will be set up in the Louis Riel Library Conference Room (1168 Dakota Street), with six service desks to process in-person registration. The South-East Registration Centre will operate on December 13 and December 14 only, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Regular hours of operation will be in effect for the Library during this time. Other in-person registration sites will continue to operate.

For your convenience, the City continues to offer a number of ways to register:

Leisure Online

Visit (a login ID and personal identification number (PIN), and a credit card are required). Citizens who do not already have a PIN and login ID number for online registration are asked to set up an account prior to the first day of registration. This can be done by calling 311, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, or by visiting any civic indoor pool or the Fort Rouge Leisure Centre (located at 625 Osborne Street).

Call 311

24 hours a day, seven days a week


Visit 395 Main Street or any civic indoor pool (check in-person registration times at the facility of your choice). Fort Rouge Leisure Centre and the South-East Registration Centre (located at Louis Riel Library) will also be accepting in-person registration on December 13 and December 14 only, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Please note thatin-person registration will not be accepted at Bonivital Pool or Margaret Grant Pool on December 13 and December 14 only. On December 13 and December 14, queue numbers at all in-person locations will be handed out starting at 7:00 a.m.


Completed registration forms can be dropped off at any of the following locations (check facility for operating hours):

· Fort Rouge Leisure Centre - 625 Osborne Street

· Main floor - 395 Main Street

· St. James Civic Centre - 2055 Ness Avenue


Registration Office
395 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB
R3B 3N8