Skating and swimming lesson participants can only be registered for one set of lessons at a time. You may register your child for the next set of lessons on the last day of the current set.
Please note, your child will be withdrawn from a program(s) if registered in more than one lesson set, or if they are registered in future lesson sets prior to completing the set they are currently registered in.
BC Vaccine Card Requirements for Recreation Activities
Updated Nov. 22, 2021
As of Oct. 24, proof of full vaccination (two doses) is required for entry to certain places and programs, as outlined by the provincial government.
Visitors 12 years and older will be required to show their BC Vaccine Card prior to entry at a City facility include:
Events, including recreational programs, with more than 50 people
Exercise, fitness, dance activities or adult sports of any size
Drop-in activities and adult sports at arenas and gymnasiums (Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex arenas, Poirier Forum, Pinetree and Centennial Activity Centre gymnasiums)
Adult coaches, referees, volunteers and helpers assisting with child or youth sport or programs
Parents in parent-participation programs, except for swimming programs
Spectators at events or in or near program areas, including swimming
Proof of vaccine will not be required at the following:
Recreational programs or activities with less than 50 participants other than those stated above
Swimming pools (Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex, City Centre Aquatic Complex)
Child and youth participants in sport and recreational programs provided primarily for those under the age of 22 years
Before and after school programs
Teachers/instructors providing education activities with their students in City facilities
Safety protocols are in place at all City facilities to ensure the safety of program participants and staff.
The Provincial Mask Mandate states that masks are mandatory for all people 5 years and older regardless of vaccination status. Specific to the community recreation setting, masks must be worn in common areas but may be removed during physical activity (sport and exercise).
The following individuals are exempt from mask wearing:
Children under 5
People who are unable to wear a mask due to psychological, behavioural or health condition, or a physical, cognitive or mental impairment
People who cannot remove a mask on their own
Program withdrawal fees for programs
The following withdrawal fees will apply to fall 2021 programs:
No withdrawal fee if withdrawal is more than 5 days from beginning of the program
$5 withdrawal fee if withdrawal is within 5 days of the program starting
$5 withdrawal fee if program has started
Exceptions: Camps require 10 days advance notice to avoid the $5 service fee.
Regular drop-in rates are now in-effect for all drop-in and pre-registered drop-in activities. For more information about drop-in programs, click here.
Note: Capacity restrictions will be enforced for both pool and arena drop-in programs.
To view all the drop-in and pre-registered drop-in opportunities, click here.
Virtual Fitness Programming
Check the Virtual Programming page for everything you need to know about all the 'virtual' programming available for those who want to stay fit from the comfort of their home. Don’t forget about our CoquitlamSPIRIT fitness playlist! New videos are added regularly and there are options for all abilities..
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