Swimming & Aquatics

Whether you are looking for swimming lessons, want to become a lifeguard, or just looking for some space to swim lengths, we’ve got the program and facility for you. 

Jump in for a swim at any one of our indoor pools or cool off during the summer in our outdoor pools.

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Our Pools

Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex

City Centre Aquatic Complex 

ONE Pass CardDrop-In Schedules & Fees

ONE PASS

ONE PASS provides access to all of our facilities and drop-in fitness programs, such as drop-in basketball, swimming and ice skating. 

Pool Schedules

These schedules are subject to change without notice. Please check for updates with the facility:​

What's Happening

Swim Lessons for Home Learners

We're offering swim lessons during the day at times ideal for home school students/home learners. To register call 604-927-4386 or visit one of our recreation facilities to register in person

Date: Fridays, April 6 – June 1
Location: City Centre Aquatic Complex

Swim Kids 1 | 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | $43.65 | 614346

Swim Kids 2 | 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | $43.65 | 614279

Swim Kids 3 | 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. | $43.65 | 614208

Swim Kids 4 | 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. | $43.65 | 614135

Swim Kids 5 | 11 – 11:45 a.m. | $54.15 | 614067

Swim Kids 6 | 11 – 11:45 a.m. | $54.15 | 614010

Swim Kids 7 | 11 – 11:45 a.m. | $54.15 | 613950

Swim Kids 8 | 11 – 11:45 a.m. | $54.15 | 605943

Swim Kids 9 | 11 – 11:45 a.m. | $54.15 | 605910

Swim Kids 10 | 11 – 11:45 a.m. | $54.15 | 605887

Swim Instructor Courses

Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

Prepares the candidate to teach the Red Cross Swim Kids. Prerequisites: AWSI, 15+ years | Register Now!

Lifesaving Instructor (LSI)

Get the training you need to teach and evaluate the Canadian Swim Patrol program, Bronze programs, Fitness and Excellent programs. Includes practical teaching experience.16+ years | Register Now!

Lifeguard Flow ChartLifeguard Certification

Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Follow these steps to become a certified lifeguard.

Bronze Star

Basic lifesaving. Excellent preparations for success in Bronze Medallion. 8 – 12 years | Register Now

Bronze Medallion

Learn basic water rescue, first aid and resuscitation techniques. Prerequisites: 13+ Years or Bronze Star Register Now

Bronze Cross

Learn advanced lifesaving rescues and basic aquatic leadership skills. Prerequisites: All ages, Bronze Medallion | Register Now

Standard First Aid with CPR-C

Primary and secondary assessment skills, personal protective equipment, rescue breathing, one and two rescurer CPR and more! 14+ years | Register Now!

National Lifeguard: Pool

Gain an understanding of ​the principles, good judgment, communication skills and a mature and responsible attitude toward the role of a lifeguard. Prerequisites: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid with CPR C, 16+ years | Register Now

National Lifeguard: Water Park

Trains and prepares lifeguards in safety supervision and rescue in a waterpark environment. Prerequisites: NL Core & Pool Option issued within 2 years, recommend CPR C issued within a year, 16+ years |​ Register Now

Program Guide

2018 Spring + Summer -Drop Down Image - 160 x 199Spring/Summer Program Guide

Register now for spring and summer programs (May to August) in our Spring/Summer 2018 Program Guide (download). You can also pick up a printed copy of the guide from our recreation facilities.