About This Swim School

Learn to swim in Guelph with Parent and Tot (2-30 months), Little Waves (2-5 years), and Big Waves (6+ years). Join us for ✅ Warm water ✅ Friendly coaches and ✅ Small classes!

Our Guelph location opened in Fall 2023!  Also purpose-built for teaching swimming lessons, but with sustainability in mind.  From choices made during construction to the way we treat our water, Guelph is our greenest facility!  

Some facility highlights include: Custom designed pool and lots of on-deck seating, a large and modern viewing area with comfortable seating, family change room with kids blow dry bar, and a state of the art UV water sanitation system.

Start Swimming Any Time!

ProgramSummer Accelerated 2024
(2-week program)
Summer 2024
Jul 2nd – Aug 30th
Fall 2024
Sep 3rd – Dec 22nd
Winter 2025
Jan 2nd – Mar 14th
Parent & Tot (2-30 mo.)
Class Ratio – 7:1
$110-$220**$176-$198*$330.00-$352.00*Registration Coming
this Fall
Little Waves (2.5-5 yr)
Class Ratio – 4:1
$137.50-$275**$220-$247*$412.50-$440.00*Registration Coming
this Fall
Big Waves (6+ yr.)
Class Ratio – 4:1
$137.50-$275**$220-$247*$412.50-$440.00*Registration Coming
this Fall

** Prices based on one 30 minute lesson per week. Total session cost will vary according to registration day and are pro-rated based on start date. Pricing does not include HST.

**Prices based on daily 30-minute swimming lessons at the same time each weekday for a two-week period.

Please contact us for pricing on programs not listed above


  • Monday: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM,
    • 3:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM,
    • 3:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM,
    • 3:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM,
    • 3:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM,
    • 3:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Saturday: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Sunday: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM


Manager, Guelph

As a lover of all things aquatics, I also have a great passion for human relations. With a background in education, of all ages, my dedication to mentoring and guiding others has helped me create successful teams that support each other. My goal here at MWSS is to create a fun and progressive learning environment for all students and staff. Please feel welcome to come and see me at the pool as I look forward to a brand new journey with you and your family here at Making Waves……….. Oh ya, my dog Khloe is a great swimmer too!


Assistant Manager, Guelph

Hi I’m Ramya! I started my experience with Making Waves as a student when I was ten years old. From there I progressed through all the levels and completed my lifesaving certifications. Since then, I joined the Making Waves team and have now been here for four years. My favourite skill to both teach and do is breaststroke. When I am not swimming, I love to watch movies and dance. If you see me at the pool come say hi! I cannot wait to see everyone!

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